3 Drivable Short Getaway Trips If You’ve Got Nothing on for CNY

Chinese New Year is once again around the corner, this time around it rings on the 5th February 2018.  During this festive season, if crowded places isn’t your thing and hoping to get a short getaway with your love ones. Here are a few of our favorites!

Here’s a quick tip on applying your leave everyone! For those working in the federal territories, try taking it on the 4th February (Monday) to enjoy a long holiday.

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5 Places to Shop for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is perhaps the biggest and most important annual festival for Chinese and the Chinese communities worldwide. It is also the time of year, families gets busy spring cleaning, decorating the house and shopping for new clothes with their love ones. 

With the wide array of shopping malls in Malaysia, it should come as no surprise that this is a country that takes retail therapy seriously. In any case, shopping opportunities here are plentiful, so to help you make the most of your time before the festive arrive, here is a rundown of our favorite retail experiences in Malaysia.

 

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5 Awesome Practices That Will Transform Your 2019

We’re entering a brand new year. It’s the time when pretty much everyone is setting their New Year’s resolution again (who invented this crazy tradition?).

Truth is, resolutions are often set in the midst of New Year’s euphoria and is hardly ever achieved. We can give myriad of reasons as to why we’re not achieving what we set out to do, chances are it all boils down to one factor, self-discipline.

Admittedly, self-discipline is a core attribute to productivity, focus, and happiness of one’s life. Therefore, it is really important for us to develop a set of discipline, or rituals to hold ourselves in check.

Here are some simple practices to work out your self-discipline muscle!

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Countdown 2019 – 5 Best Accessible Places in KL To Ring in the New Year

Time flies and 2018 is ending soon. To ring in the great New Year 2019, we have put together a list of some of the best places to celebrate your New Year’s Eve.

#1 KLCC Park

KLCC Park

The open spaces at the park offer the best view of the fabulous fireworks displays, against the iconic Petronas Twin Towers. Begin your evening here by taking stroll in the serene peaceful park before heading to the bars street to have a couple of drinks while anticipating the countdown.

#2 The Curve

The Curve

Calling all fitness buffs! Besides the typical street parties and live performance, the Curve is also hosting a Fitness Fiesta! Start your New Year’s resolution early with your favorite fitness stars for a round of Zumba, HIIT, and Movement Training at Mutiara Damansara. Come work out a sweat before joining in the countdown party after 7 pm. It’s a fun-filled day for the whole family to enjoy. P/s: There’s also an inflatable playground for your little ones.

#3 Changkat Bukit Bintang

Changkat Bukit Bintang

If you are looking for a wild night and party to mark the end of your 2018, Changkat Bukit Bintang is definitely one of the MUSTs that you shouldn’t miss out! This is where you can get the best beer, foods, and a real party vibe. There will be a big countdown right outside the Pavilion shopping mall, make sure you check with whichever venue you plan on going to if they have tickets/reservation policy because the crowd will be insane.

#4 Merdeka Square

Merdeka Square

Similar to KLCC Park, Merdeka Square offers an impressive and free New Year celebration in the city centre. Most importantly, it’s free entrance! Grab your friends and family to enjoy the night that filled with music, fun, laughter, last but not least, the unmissable spectacular fireworks displays. You can just sit back and relax on the grassy field, although most prefer standing to enjoy a better view of the festivity.

#5 Desa Park City

Desa Park City

Want to spend a ‘peaceful’ and ‘quiet’ New Year’s Eve? Then, you might be interested in venturing to the Desa Park City. It is known as one of the most relaxing residential parks, where you can do cycling, have some good meals, and of course, enjoy the brilliant fireworks at the park. P/s: Tables fills up quickly.

Wait no more and plan ahead for your New Year’s Eve countdown!

5 Insta-Worthy X’mas Decorations In KL That You Shouldn’t Miss Out

[2018] Ho Ho Ho, Christmas is upon us once again! Somehow, it has become a tradition for shopping malls to spread the vibes by transforming the mall into a magical festive land. Follow our insider scoop below on our top picks this year around KL:

#1   Pavillion Kuala Lumpur

Pavillion Kuala Lumpur

Pavillion has never disappointed its shoppers. The whole enchanting White Christmas atmosphere, from the main entrance to the central atrium of the mall, will definitely blow your mind… The giant outdoor Disney Frozen Snow Globe, the central conic fountain, and many more!

Pavillion KL

Apart from the main theme ‘Disney Celebrate the Magic’, Mickey Mouse is in the house! Get ready to be amazed by thousands of Mickey Mouse renditions, all dressed up and ready for your Insta-stories!. Not to mention the most eye-catching highlight, the first of its kind in Malaysia: 1,000 Mickey Figurine Christmas Tree (over 2-floors height)!

 

#2   One Utama Shopping Centre

One Utama Shopping Centre

“Shine bright like a diamond~~”, indeed, that’s the theme this year – ‘A Glistening Christmas’. Get ready to Wow on its shimmers, shines, and sparkle decor with geometric-shaped crystal balls & holographic giant crystal globes.

One Utama Shopping Centre Play Room

But aside from all this Christmas-Vaganza, many will probably miss out on this one… There is a hidden pop-up playroom that includes 5 different types of art mediums and installations, where you can experience the parallel world that ignites your senses and imagination.

 

#3   Mid Valley Megamall

Mid Valley Megamall

Unlike those typical Christmas decor, Mid Valley decided to set up a Circus Carnival theme this year. Luxurious red circus tents with the light twinkling at the center, with game booths, performances and lots of awesome giveaways! It’s a great setup for the entire family to hang out, take pictures, watch the circus come to life as well as play games and draw a bunch of smiles at one shot!

Mid Valley Megamall

 

#4   Sunway Pyramid

Sunway Pyramid

Calling all Rainbow and Unicorn lovers! ‘Jolly Rainbow’ at Sunway Pyramid will definitely make you feel cute and fluffy. Slide down the Rainbow Slide and feel young again, add your artistic touch to some Christmas characters and watch them come to life at the Unicorns Alive dome, and also show off your best insta pose at the Rainbow Memory Lane photobooth… So many activities to try out and have fun! (P.S: make sure to put on your cutest vibes before visiting the booth, you don’t want those unicorns to steal your spotlight!)

Sunway Pyramid

 

#5   Berjaya Times Square

Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur

It’s breath-taking… Bet you will go OMG when seeing Berjaya Times Square classic decor, ‘A Magnificent Christmas’, with the theme of red and gold this year. It’s just simple & classy. Christmas trees surrounded by golden lights and ornaments, strong Christmas mood is spreading over under the shimmering golden lights.

Everything is so Instagrammable you wouldn’t even know where to start taking your Instagram posts out there! What are you waiting for? Bring your friends/family and Drive to those Christmas hubs to take your Xmas posts!

Why Car Rental Is A Good Alternative To Grab and MyCar

A few months ago, the Sun UK published how car ownership is predicted to completely die out in the next decade or so. Customers are moving towards the concept of car usership over ownership making ride-hailing services part of the literal movement in this new wave.

 

Hailing a taxi image

 

In Malaysia itself, the convenience of smartphones and ride-hailing apps such as Grab and MyCar, make it no longer an issue to get straight to your location at the tap of your screen. But then, ever wondered if there were even better ways to get around and cheaper? How about car rental for instance?

Let us dive in deeper into the potential risks and downsides of ride-hailing.

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5 Seremban Delicacies That Are Not Siew Pau

If you were in Seremban, chances are you would have had the Siew Pau, a kind of pastry filled with pork meat. But as a true blue glutton, our quest for delicious food will not stop at siew pau as Seremban has much more to offer than just that!

Here are the 5 food that you may have missed out in Seremban!

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How to Rent Your Car Out and Earn RM1000 a month!

At currently 28.2 million vehicles registered, the number of cars on Malaysian roads increase by over 1 million each year. We are also said to be one of the countries with the highest incidence of multiple car ownership globally with 54% of households owning more than one car.

It is no surprise, seeing that many Southeast Asians believe in car ownership as a social status of wealth and success. Others would assert that the unreliable or inconvenient public transport system contributes to the race to own a car as well. Continue reading “How to Rent Your Car Out and Earn RM1000 a month!”

4D3N From KL to the East Coast – Part 2

Continuing on our last blog post, let’s move on to the 3rd and 4th day of our trip in the East Coast. In case you’ve forgotten about the WHYs of traveling to the East Coast, link attached for your reference. After traveling to Pahang and Terengganu, our next and final destination of this journey would be Kelantan.

Although it seems like a long journey from Terengganu to Kelantan, it is definitely worth the drive. Imagine the seaside and beaches are just a few miles away from you while driving. That’s something you can’t get in a busy city like Kuala Lumpur. In fact, it is one of the star highlights of the entire journey.

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4D3N From KL to the East Coast – Part 1

Craving for a road trip but don’t know where to start? The East Coast might be one of the best options you can go for and here are the WHYs we mentioned before. We have attached a detailed itinerary for you so that you can have a smooth journey. READY, SET, GO!

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