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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…

Exploring Putrajaya 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…

8 Instagram-worthy Cafes You Need to Check Out in Kuala Lumpur

Instagram Worthy Cafes in Kuala Lumpur | Hello Raya Blog

When it comes to cafes in Kuala Lumpur… there are plenty. But when it comes to cafes, where you can get your full on “insta-famous” hat on, well that’s another story. You know, I can remember years ago when the coffee and café scene was merely amateur in Kuala Lumpur.  Today, it has erupted, with […] Read more…

PS150, a Labyrinth Speakeasy Bar in Kuala Lumpur

PS150 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | The Main Bar | Hello Raya Blog

Tucked away in Chinatown (Kuala Lumpur) and unbeknown to the general passer-by, sits a little retro toy shop…or so it may seem. A small range of what looks like toy action figures line up nicely in a glass cabinet, while a makeshift wooden sign with the letters PS150 hangs aimlessly. Now if you didn’t know […] Read more…

Zooming on a Segway tour in Kuala Lumpur

Segway Tour in KL | Unique Things to do in Kuala Lumpur | Hello Raya Blog

I have to admit…I am not very good at balancing. Riding a skateboard? I’d fall off within the first few seconds of standing. Surfing? Yup, by the time I manage to stand up, I’d fall off. So at first I was feeling a bit nervous about my Segway tour in Kuala Lumpur, because I thought […] Read more…

Charm & Heritage at the Cameron Highlands Resort

The Exterior of the Hotel | Cameron Highlands Resort, Malaysia | Hello Raya Blog

Set up in the hills, 1,500 meters above sea level, you’ll find the charming Cameron Highlands Resort, a boutique colonial style hotel in the area of Cameron Highlands. Back in the 1930’s, the resort was originally just a cottage. As time went by, the cottage was extended, and expanded some more – from 16 rooms, […] Read more…