Fort Cornwallis is a fort built by the British East India Company in 1786. It was built after Sir Francis Light took possession of Penang island after signing an agreement with the then reigning 20th Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Abdullah Mukarram Shah, offering military assistance in the case Kedah was ever to be attacked by […]
They say that if ever you are on holiday in Penang Island, one of the things that you have to tick off that ‘Things to Do’ list in your hand is to make a trip up Bukit Bendera. ‘Bukit Bendera?’, you might ask. Well, it’s a perfectly honest and innocent question, especially for us […]
Penang is popularly known as the Pearl of The Orient, and Penang was where we, the family, went for our little family break. Well, with the exception of two members of the family that is. Unfortunately, but education do come first. For the record, we made plans for our little break to coincide […]
The Royal Museum, formerly known as the Istana Negara (National Palace), is located along Jalan Istana in Kuala Lumpur and was the official residence of Their Majesties, the King and Queen of Malaysia. My wife and I had made plans to visit the Royal Museum in the past but always had to defer […]
My wife and I travelled a fair bit in 2017, on business and for leisure. Melaka, Cameron Highlands, Kuantan, Pekan and a host more. All domestic, none overseas. Sad to say and much to our regret. Of all the trips that we made, the one that takes the cake has to be our […]
Museum Sultan Abu Bakar, located in Pekan, Pahang was formerly known as Istana Kota Beram. It itself has a very interesting history, fitting for a museum.
Off the west coast of Sabah as well as Brunei lies the island of Labuan. Together with another six (6) smaller islands of Daat, Papan, Burung, Kuraman, Rusukan Besar and Rusukan Kecil, it forms the Federal Territory of Labuan, declared as such since 1984. Being declared a federal territory has its perks, primarily […]