Malaysia & Us – Malaysian “Culture” We Have Imbibed

Merdeka! Merdeka! Merdeka! Yes, it is the 31st of August and Malaysia is celebrating her 59th Independence Day. As you all know, we are a family of Indian expats living in Malaysia (both East and West) for the past 7+ years, almost 8 actually. Malaysia has become a second home for us, every street and … Continue reading “Malaysia & Us – Malaysian “Culture” We Have Imbibed”

Weekend at Taman Tasik Titiwangsa

Yet another garden for kids is the Titiwangsa Lake garden or Taman Tasik Titiwangsa. It is located here This place is not only favoured by kids, adults love it equally. This one too has a huge lake in the middle of the park. You can see a lot of people jogging, cycling, skating (there is a … Continue reading “Weekend at Taman Tasik Titiwangsa”

Weekly Hotspot – Taman Tasik Perdana

The Lake Gardens or Taman Tasik Perdana are about 4-5 km from home and we HAVE to go there at least once a week for S and A ‘s sake. S enjoys playing in the play area, feeding the fishes, turtles and ducks/swans while A goes around the lake for a run and does some … Continue reading “Weekly Hotspot – Taman Tasik Perdana”

Weekend fun at Taman Metropolitan Kepong

Weekends are an excuse to drive down to the park, be it nearby like the Lake Gardens or slightly further away from home like Taman Metropolitan Kepong. This park is also known as Kepong Metropolitan park or Kite Garden as we prefer to address it as 😀 So this park, located around 15-20 km away … Continue reading “Weekend fun at Taman Metropolitan Kepong”

An evening at Taman Tasik PutraJaya

PutraJaya, the political capital of Malaysia, is not only all serious but there can be a fun tourist spot as well.  A very well-planned city, around 30 km from where we stay. While the politicians work hard on the weekdays, it is all fun in the sun during weekends. Many an Indian movie has been … Continue reading “An evening at Taman Tasik PutraJaya”

Spirituality in a vibrant city like Kuala Lumpur

Being an Indian expat in Malaysia is a blessing in disguise.  Most Indians are a religious lot; we love our temples, our festivals and rituals. We feel lost if we can’t find a temple in the vicinity. And Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur in fact has been that blessing for the Indian expats practicing Hinduism. There are … Continue reading “Spirituality in a vibrant city like Kuala Lumpur”

Kadhirgama festival at Shri Kandaswamy Temple, Kuala Lumpur

This post is from last year, republished it. The festival is going on now, people interested do stop by this temple. We visit this temple very often, probably once every week – this Shri Kandaswamy temple which is located on Jalan Scott, Kuala Lumpur (Brickfields) is run by Malaysian Tamils of Sri Lankan origin. I … Continue reading “Kadhirgama festival at Shri Kandaswamy Temple, Kuala Lumpur”

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Travel Guide – Activities That Might Interest You

This is one post that I have been requested for, I don’t know how many times, I lost count. So finally I have decided to put it in writing to help people who are visiting Malaysia. If you have all the time, you can spend it in Malaysia. But if you are the typical tourist with … Continue reading “Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Travel Guide – Activities That Might Interest You”