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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…

7 Unique & Awesome Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

MUD the Musical | Unique Things to do in Kuala Lumpur | Hello Raya Blog

When deciding what to do in Kuala Lumpur (KL), there are many to choose from, including a lot that are right on the tourist path. From visiting the KL Twin Towers to admiring birds at the Bird Park, there is a lot to keep you busy. But if you are looking for some unique things […] Read more…

12 Awesome Things to do in Georgetown Penang (Malaysia)

12 Things to do in Georgetown Penang | Hello Raya Blog

Ahhhh Georgetown Penang, one of my favorite cities in Malaysia. A city filled with so much cultural heritage, history, art, amazing food and architecture, it is little wonder that Georgetown Penang is a UNESCO World Heritage City. Located on the island of Penang in the north-east corner of the island, Georgetown was originally known as […] Read more…