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Malaysia

  • FLOUR Indian Restaurant Kuala Lumpur - Mutton Korma | Hello Raya Blog

    Love, Creativity & Beautiful Flavours – FLOUR Indian Restaurant KL

    FLOUR Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur began with a passion. And it has lived on for years due to continued hard work and dedication to the love of good quality and authentic Indian food. The restaurant is located in Bukit Damansara and specialises in northern Indian food. Headed by darling couple Chef Yogi and Natasha, the […] Read more…

  • Chocha Foodstore Kuala Lumpur | Hello Raya Blog

    Chocha Foodstore, Contemporary Asian Food with an Evocative History [Menu & Review]

    Enter Chocha Foodstore and you’re transported back in time. This century-old building which Chocha Foodstore now calls home was the former Mah Lian Hotel, which fronted as a hotel, but really served as a brothel. A kinky history indeed makes any visit to Chocha all the more intriguing. As your walk through the restaurant space, […] Read more…

  • Unique Things to do in Langkawi - Cable Car | Hello Raya Blog

    10 Unique Things to do in Langkawi

    Ahhh Langkawi. The picturesque island located off the main land of Malaysia. A place for hungry adventurists, runaway workaholics, and nature and beach lovers. The rainforests and waterfalls are bustling, the beaches are dazzling, and the islands surrounding are intriguing – this is just the tip of the iceberg of reasons you should visit Langkawi. […] Read more…

  • Gooddam Restaurant Petaling Jaya | Italian Restaurant in Kuala Lumpur | Hello Raya Blog

    Gooddam – An Italian Inspired Restaurant in Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur

    Good things come to those who wait, plus a lot of practice, experimentation, and research to perfect the art. And that is exactly what Gooddam is all about, an Italian semi-fine dining restaurant located in Petaling Jaya in Kuala Lumpur. Gooddam is a labour of love by duo Miki Lie and Daniel Yap. It was […] Read more…

Indonesia

  • Diving Pulau Weh - Bubble Addict Dive Centre | Hello Raya Blog

    For the Love of the Ocean – Diving Pulau Weh with Bubble Addict

    Bubble Addict, a dive centre in Pulau Weh is about community. They’re about creating a community of passionate divers. A community of environmentalists and ocean-lovers. A community of friendship and love for one another. Located along the shores of Gapang Beach, you’ll find the quaint diving shack Bubble Addict. This dive centre is owned by […] Read more…

  • Places to Eat in Pulau Weh | Casa Nemo | Hello Raya Blog

    7 Best Places to Eat in Pulau Weh (Weh Island | Sabang)

    Pulau Weh is an island filled with a lot of natural beauty and beaches to explore. And in between all the adventure, there’s nothing better than a fresh coconut and delicious grilled fish or a house-made pizza or local delicacies to indulge on. After having been to Pulau Weh a couple of times now, we […] Read more…

Thailand

Australia

  • Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk - One of the Best Sydney Coastal Walks | Hello Raya Blog

    Bondi to Bronte Walk, the Best Sydney Coastal Walk

    The Bondi to Bronte walk is one of those experiences that postcards are made of. It’s definitely one of the most photographed walks in Australia…and for good reason. The Bondi Coastal Walk that takes you to Bronte stretches 2.5 kilometers along the Sydney coast.  Read more…

  • Best Restaurants in Brisbane - Brisbane City | Hello Raya Blog

    40 Delicious Bars & Restaurants in Brisbane To Check Out

    Over the years, Brisbane has really grown up. The food and drinking scene in Brisbane has really flourished in recent years, with wonderful new destinations to explore at every corner. With so many restaurants in Brisbane to discover, it can be a challenge to pick where to go. I am in love with dining out, […] Read more…

  • Brisbane City | Things to do in Brisbane | Hello Raya Blog

    Over 20 Amazing Things to do in Brisbane, Australia

    There are a lot of things to do in Brisbane – some great, some average. I lived in Brisbane for more than 3 years, and over those years, I scoured the city through and through for some of what I think are the best things to do, eat and drink in Brisbane. Look, there are […] Read more…

  • Exploring Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays | Hello Raya Blog

    Exploring Whitehaven Beach, Whitsundays

    Whitehaven Beach is one of the most unspoiled beaches in the world. Located on Whitsunday Island, Whitehaven Beach stretches across 7km. Turquoise blue waters. Perfectly white sand. Whitehaven is what postcards are made of. It’s pristine. It’s magical. It’s…well insta-worthy that’s for sure. And its beauty hasn’t gone unnoticed having won numerous awards over the […] Read more…

Singapore

  • Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket list - Experiences in Southeast Asia - Borobudur | Hello Raya Blog

    The Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket List with over 60 Experiences in Southeast Asia

    Our journey through Southeast Asia continues with even more experiences in Southeast Asia. In part TWO of our list, we explore Laos, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Vietnam. If you missed our first cover on incredible experiences in Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Timor Leste, and Myanmar, you should check our part ONE of our ultimate list of […] Read more…

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

    Discovering Singapore by Night

    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…

Vietnam

  • 12 Fun Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

    Hoi An is easily one of the most visited and beautiful places in Vietnam. Because of its charm and exceptional history, it’s a popular place to experience and explore the romance of this Southeast Asian ancient town. It’s no surprise that this ancient trading port dating the 15th to 19th century is today protected under […] Read more…

  • Victoria Hoi An Resort | Hotel in Hoi An | Hello Raya Blog

    Checking In: Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort in Hoi An, Vietnam

    It was about 18 years ago when I was last in Hoi An. From only a handful of accommodation to choose from, today there are now hundreds to choose from. I remember visiting the Victoria Hoi An when it was still under construction. It was one of the first international hotels due to open in […] Read more…

Laos

  • Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket list - Experiences in Southeast Asia - Borobudur | Hello Raya Blog

    The Ultimate Southeast Asia Bucket List with over 60 Experiences in Southeast Asia

    Our journey through Southeast Asia continues with even more experiences in Southeast Asia. In part TWO of our list, we explore Laos, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, and Vietnam. If you missed our first cover on incredible experiences in Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Timor Leste, and Myanmar, you should check our part ONE of our ultimate list of […] Read more…

  • Nam Song River | | 10 Things to do in Vang Vieng | Hello Raya Blog

    10 Things to do in Vang Vieng (Laos)

    Vang Vieng is a lovely town, located about 4 hours north of the capital of Laos. The town is filled with so much to do and you could spend days enjoying the nature, river and the local town…enough to keep you busy day in, day out. So here are 10 of my recommended things to […] Read more…