How Is The Lunar New Year Celebrated Around The World?

Parades, prayers and festive displays of lanterns and fireworks; here’s a look at how Lunar New Year is celebrated in various parts of the world. Words Charles Young Photography 123rf On 5 February, almost a quarter...

What’s In Style: January 2019

What better way to start 2019 than looking and feeling good? Take your pick from our list of hot stuff to own this January. Vivid & Bold The Salvatore Ferragamo Rainbow collection comprises colourful accessories true...

Winners Announcement: Going Places Readers’ Choice Awards 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the Going Places Readers’ Choice Awards 2018, which honours the best brands for providing the highest level of service to their customers. The winners from 19 categories were chosen...

Rotten Cheese and Fried Tarantulas : Would You Try These 6 Exotic Foods?

One man’s meat is another man’s poison. Some of the foods that are part of our culture might seem exotic (or downright weird) to our foreign friends, and vice versa. From rotten cheese crawling...

Luxury Stays To Indulge In This January

What better way to start the year than to go on a vacation? We list five escapades Rejuvenating Refuge Find rest amid thriving tropical foliage at Alila Villas Koh Russey, just 4.5 kilometres off the...

Gadgets To Get In 2019

New year, new gadgets to check out! Here are four that should be on any techie's wish list. Keep The Music Going Grado Lab’s first wireless headphone, the GW100, features an open-back design. The drivers are,...

Look Your Best This January With These Beauty Products

Slay it this 2019 with serums, masks and other must-haves for your beauty collection. Youthful Radiance Ceramiracle’s First Light Series was born from the desire to capture the essence of a baby’s soft and smooth skin....

Spanish Flair : Marta Alonso Garcia of Marta’s Kitchen, Kuala Lumpur

Former teacher from Salamanca serves up honest traditional Spanish fare at Marta’s Kitchen. Words Alexandra Wong Photography SooPhye Marta Alonso Garcia stands guard over the stovetop with an expression of watchful tenderness. Using a spatula and...

Ipoh’s Dragon Kiln Master

Meet a dragon kiln master from Ipoh, once the ceramic capital of the world. Words Alexandra Wong Photography SooPhye Have I just stumbled into a post-apocalyptic site? Entering Xin Fa Pottery after a short drive over a gravel...

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Thaipusam

As Hindus in Malaysia and around the world gear up to celebrate Thaipusam on 21 January, we take a look at six interesting facts about the festival. 1) The name Thaipusam comes from Tamil -...

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