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Discovering Singapore by Night

Singapore at Night - Marina Bay Laser Show | Hello Raya Blog

My favorite time of the day in Singapore is at night. The city lights up so beautifully, and Singapore comes to life. While there are heaps to do in Singapore, here are my top 8 picks to do in Singapore at night. Exploring Singapore at Night 1. Eat Satay at Lau Pa Sat Satay is a […] Read more…

Your Guide to the Best Areas to Stay in Phuket

Best Areas to stay in Phuket - Sri Panwa Resort - Baba Nest | Hello Raya Blog

Phuket is a big island. It can take about 1 hour to drive from the top of the island to the bottom of the island, and so picking the best areas to stay in Phuket is important. Plus every area is quite different so where you stay on the island really depends what type of […] Read more…

A Nomadic Gastronomy Experience at Nadodi in Kuala Lumpur

Degustation Menu Dining at Nadodi Kuala Lumpur - Hello Raya Blog

Nadodi evokes surprise…discovery…creativity…a fresh perspective on modern gastronomy. The Nadodi cuisine is a fusion of flavors influences by 3 main regions – Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Sri Lanka.But Nadodi is not your ordinary Indian or Sri Lankan style restaurant. Nadodi takes Indian and Sri Lankan flavors to a whole new level. Combining gastronomical experimentation with […] Read more…

Turquoise Blue Water Views from the Bubu Long Beach Resort

Staying at the Bubu Long Beach Resort at the Perhentian Islands - Hello Raya Blog

Absolute beachfront. Amazing turquoise blue water views. Excellent customer service. This are just some of the words I would use to describe the Bubu Long Beach Resort in the Perhentian Islands. The Bubu Long Beach Resort is located in the northern end of Long Beach on Perhentian Kecil. At first I had heard that Long […] Read more…

8 Must Try Places to Eat in Langkawi, Malaysia

Eating & Drinking in Langkawi - MY French Factory | Hello Raya Blog

Malaysia is an absolute food haven (don’t believe me? check out my top Malaysian food you must try) and so of course I was so excited to explore the island’s food and beverage offering. After much trial and error, I have put together a list of 8 must try places to eat and drink in […] Read more…

Island Hopping in Langkawi on a Jet Ski Tour

Island Hopping in Langkawi on a Jet Ski Tour - Hello Raya Blog

When life throws you a jet ski in Langkawi… ride it and explore the islands surrounding Langkawi. What better way to island hop around Langkawi then on a jet ski. It was such an exhilarating morning, while also being able to appreciate the beautiful sights and sounds of Langkawi. Of course, you can choose to […] Read more…

Unique Things to do in Putrajaya: Explore on a Segway

Exploring Putrajaya on a Segway | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Hello Raya Blog

I am back on the Segway. This time we’re not roaming around the Lake Gardens, instead we are off exploring Putrajaya with the fantastic team from EcoRide. After my last Segway tour, I was so excited to be getting back on this machine. Since the tour in the Lake Gardens, I have told Hubby that […] Read more…