Going Back To Nature: Camping With Ease

The Movement Control Order (MCO) instituted by the Malaysia government to combat COVID-19 has resulted in many Malaysians being confined to their homes for the past nine months. Naturally, when these travel restrictions have been lifted, what better way to Continue reading Going Back To Nature: Camping With Ease

Goodbye 2020, And Happy New Year 2021

2020 was challenging to say the very least. It started out as a celebration of the end of the second decade of the 21st century with a bang. So did we get the milestones to mark our success? Unfortunately not. Continue reading Goodbye 2020, And Happy New Year 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic: My University Freshman’s Nightmare

It’s important to know that virtual classes are not the same as physical ones as the interaction cannot be effectively passed on to students. Similarly, one cannot say they have fully experienced university life without getting lost on their first Continue reading COVID-19 Pandemic: My University Freshman’s Nightmare

Laksa Johor: Fusion Cuisine With A Royal Touch

The spicy noodle soup we call laksa in Malaysia is a dish that reigns supreme at coffee shops and food courts as well as top restaurants of the country. The laksa’s popularity has invited debates from far and wide on Continue reading Laksa Johor: Fusion Cuisine With A Royal Touch Continue reading Laksa Johor: Fusion Cuisine With A Royal Touch

Live Music Scene In Today’s Unprecedented Times

Attending live music events is a great way to let your hair down to the rhythm. Sure, people are quite familiar with concerts and big stage music festivals. How about we look into the equally gratifying smaller-scale local music events Continue reading Live Music Scene In Today’s Unprecedented Times

Why I Got On To Break In My Running Shoes

There once was a time when joggers and runners were relatively uncommon sightings on the streets in my neighbourhood. Then one day, the COVID-19 pandemic reached our shores and changed our world as we knew it. Our lifestyles followed suit. Continue reading Why I Got On To Break In My Running Shoes

Is Stock Market The Quickest Way To Become Rich?

Based on my latest reading on Malay Mail, Social Security Organisation (Socso) Employment Insurance Service (EIS) states that workforce attrition in Malaysia has risen by 42% year-on-year for the first quarter of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, making Continue reading Is Stock Market The Quickest Way To Become Rich?

What Would I Tell My Old Self About Money Management?

My younger self as a teenager had always imagined earning money to be fun. However, as the years passed by, I wish time would slow down because I don’t think I’m ready for bigger commitments. It feels surreal to think Continue reading What Would I Tell My Old Self About Money Management?

MCO Provided Me The Time To Recuperate

COVID-19 appeared to have started in late 2019, and what seemed like a minor outbreak soon spread into a full-blown global pandemic. Not long after that, the number of cases spiked up all over the world. Death tolls kept rising Continue reading MCO Provided Me The Time To Recuperate

Online Classes: Studying In A Pandemic

Remember all those Sci-Fi movies set in the distant future? The characters always portray the school of the future to be very different from today’s. I remember them having a personal robot tutor to teach them and dispense homework. Today, Continue reading Online Classes: Studying In A Pandemic

Are Online Classes The Nuisance New Normal For Students?

If I could describe 2020 in a word, it would be “unprecedented”. Learning has never been easy for some even before the pandemic. It has been approximately two months since classes were shifted virtually due to COVID-19. I wonder how Continue reading Are Online Classes The Nuisance New Normal For Students?

Coronavirus: Delivering A Newborn In Lockdown

This is a time where you and everybody else, worldwide, are avoiding contact with another human being. These measures, termed social distancing, are preventive in the fight against a global pandemic, COVID-19. In a nutshell, all manner of non-essential businesses Continue reading Coronavirus: Delivering A Newborn In Lockdown

Everest Lockdown: Stranded In Lukla (Part 1)

COVID-19 was an unprecedented global chaos. Little did we know a pandemic was brewing some 3,000 kilometres away from the comforts of our home in Malaysia. And when it had arrived on our shores, the ideas of a lockdown and movement Continue reading Everest Lockdown: Stranded In Lukla (Part 1)

Inner Peace: A Self-Reflection Towards Attaining It

Attaining inner peace during the COVID-19 pandemic has been everyone’s challenge as it has taken everyone by surprise and none of us are really prepared for its onslaught. A Movement Control Order (MCO) was implemented by the Malaysian government to Continue reading Inner Peace: A Self-Reflection Towards Attaining It

Working From Home: Finding Work-Life Balance During Quarantine

The pandemic known as COVID-19 has impelled employees from non-essential businesses all over the world to work from home. In hopes to flatten the curve, Malaysians are complying with the movement control order (MCO) imposed by the government. But being Continue reading Working From Home: Finding Work-Life Balance During Quarantine

The Dark Ages Of Dental Health Care: The COVID-19 Problem

Remember the movie Contagion back in 2011? Movie-goers caught a glimpse of a biological apocalypse; a deadly virus infecting millions worldwide with quarantines imposed and people growing afraid of each other. Sounds familiar? Back then, there was no sense of Continue reading The Dark Ages Of Dental Health Care: The COVID-19 Problem

Caught Between The COVID ‘Devil’ And The Deep Blue Sea

The news of the COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to its knees. The novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, spread across the world with unprecedented speed, no thanks to the modern air travel. This pandemic literally caught everybody between the devil and the Continue reading Caught Between The COVID ‘Devil’ And The Deep Blue Sea

COVID-19 Quarantine: Help Your Children Learn From Home

Life is full of unexpected interruptions. From the beginning of 2020, the COVID-19 virus spread across the world like wildfire. Here in Malaysia, things went downhill very quickly. The government had to make an unprecedented decision. They implemented the Movement Continue reading COVID-19 Quarantine: Help Your Children Learn From Home

Staying Home, Staying Alive: Malaysians Learn To Stay Home

How many of us have watched doomsday movies or read books with an apocalyptic setting? Brilliant movies like Contagion, Pandemic and I Am Legend, which we assumed were works of fiction, now seem like “Life imitating Art.” However, in all Continue reading Staying Home, Staying Alive: Malaysians Learn To Stay Home