Malaysia’s Haunted Mansion

Malaysia’s Haunted Mansion

Images: Pixabay / Tourism Perak MALAYSIA The Haunted Scottish Mansion   Kellie’s Castle in Perak’s Batu Gajah near Ipoh is shrouded in mystery – it’s believed to be haunted, and to contain secret tunnels and hidden rooms. At the tender age of 21, young Scotsman,...
Malaysia’s Secret Sandbank

Malaysia’s Secret Sandbank

Images: skymirrormalaysia.org MALAYSIA The Secret Sandbank   Known as the ‘Mirror of the Sky’, Kuala Selangor Beach located off the Kuala Selangor coastline is a mysterious sandbank or ‘island’ in the Straits of Malacca. This natural and...
Malaysia – A Dying Language

Malaysia – A Dying Language

MALAYSIA A Dying Language   Kristang is a dying centuries-old language spoken by 2000 people. On the brink of extinction, there are people working to preserve this rare language and culture. Kristang developed after the Portuguese took over the strategic port...
Malaysia – The ‘Bottle’ Man

Malaysia – The ‘Bottle’ Man

MALAYSIA The ‘Bottle’ Man   Garbage for you may be a ‘property’ to someone else. This is certainly the case for a senior citizen from Peranik village in the eastern Malaysian state ofTerengganu. Tengku Mohamad Ali Mansur, 74, has been...
Penang – Art in a Paddy Field

Penang – Art in a Paddy Field

MALAYSIA Penang’s Paddy Field Art   The sleepy, laidback paddy fields of rural Balik Pulau on the south-west side of Penang Island have become a sensation due to some interesting art installations! One of the things you will notice when visiting Georgetown...
Malaysia – Penang’s Hidden Gem

Malaysia – Penang’s Hidden Gem

MALAYSIA Penang’s Hidden Gem   Peaceful and slow-paced, Balik Pulau on the south-west side of Penang Island, offers a laidback respite from the more developed and faster paced eastern side of the island. Balik Pulau translates to “on the other side of the...