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10 Free Things to do in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

Merdeka Square | Free Things to do in Kuala Lumpur | Hello Raya Blog

Kuala Lumpur (KL) is a fun city to roam around and explore, and there are so many things to do in Kuala Lumpur for every budget. It’s already quite a cheap city to discover, but what’s even better is that there are also many things to do in Kuala Lumpur that are free. The city […] Read more…

23 Love Lane – a Boutique Heritage Hotel in Georgetown (Penang)

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Nestled in the heart of Love Lane in Georgetown, Penang (Malaysia) is the beautiful boutique heritage hotel 23 Love Lane. It’s eclectic, it’s full of character and most importantly, it reflects the careful restoration of heritage that is an important part of the UNESCO Heritage Site. 23 Love Lane comprises of several heritage buildings, which […] Read more…

An Evening with Basira Yeusuff

Basira Yeusuff | Hello Raya Blog

Basira Yeusuff, the head Chef and co-owner of Root Cellar KL is all about the love of food and having fun making it. What I love most about Basira is that she is non-conventional, creative and approachable. She knows how to take classical dishes and turn them on their head. And Basira has such a […] Read more…

11 Things to do in Malacca (Melaka)

Things to do in Malacca | Hello Raya Blog

Malacca is home to a colorful rich history and culture, along with wonderfully preserved heritage and colonial buildings. As I walk down the streets of this city, I feel like I am time travelling through its rich history of Malay Sultans, the Peranakan and colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. The influences from its […] Read more…