• Features,  Lifestyle

    HappyFresh & The Food Aid Foundation Initiate The “Meal For A Meal” Campaign

    With this month being Ramadhan where it is the month for fasting and self-reflection, there is no better time to do whatever one can do to help those in need.  A lot of times, the less fortunate amongst us cannot partake of clean water and have food because they lack access to clean water or do not have enough food. With HappyFresh being a leader in delivering fresh groceries, they believe that it is important to be socially responsible and to give back to the community. Together with the Food Aid Foundation, they’ve established the “Meal-for-a-Meal” program where HappyFresh will donate a bag of groceries to the people in need…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    The Best & Worst Positions For Sleeping

    Sleep is a subject that one might think rather uncomplicated, but it’s not as simple as one would like. How much sleep should you get? And what is the best sleeping position for you? Is it better to sleep on your side or on your stomach? What position makes you more likely to snore? All these questions are quite valid because these days, we are getting less sleep than ever before and a lot of it has to do with our lifestyles but did you know that your sleeping position also has a lot do with it? Well, it does. Both too little and too much time sleeping has been…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    Bally And Bath & Body Works Opens At Johor Premium Outlets!

    If you’re a fan of Johor Premium Outlets, you’ll be happy to hear that there’s some new blood that has just joined the family. Since Johor Premium Outlets (JPO) opened in 2011, it has attracted millions of visitors, and with their Phase 2 launched in 2013, it has been even more well-received by shoppers. Now, with the opening of two new stores, Bally and Bath & Body Works, it seems to be growing to be bigger and better. In addition to those two new shops opening up, the iconic British brand Burberry has also recently been refurbished with a fresh new look, so fans of this British brand will be…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    Family Bonding Is Top Priority During Ramadan

    Ramadan is upon us and a recent poll taken by Rakuten Malaysia found that bonding with the family is the biggest priority for Malaysian Muslims during Ramadan. The poll was conducted on 100 Malaysian Muslims which had some interesting findings. The poll found that 28% of the respondents listed “family bonding” as the most important element of Ramadan for them. This was followed by growing spiritually (24%) and having enough energy for their work or school activities (21%). However, the poll also found that respondents did not see certain things as a priority. For example, getting enough exercise (1%), getting adequate sleep (4%) and getting sufficient nutrition and hydration (9%) did…

  • Events,  Lifestyle

    The Cooler Lumpur Festival Is Back!!

    One of Kuala Lumpur’s best literary arts festival returns for the second time and they’re coming back with a bang! Have you heard of The Cooler Lumpur Festival? Well, if you haven’t, you ought to make a visit to the festival this year. The festival was established last year and the whole purpose of the festival is to encourage dialogue and establishing rapport among people who have the same passion and ideas. Thinkers, writers, musicians, artists, etc are all welcome to come and share with each other. The festival is all about the future this year. “Dangerous ideas” is the theme for the festival this year and their aim is to…

  • Lifestyle,  Travel

    Summer Fun In Hong Kong: Prizes To Be Won & Special Promotions

    Hong Kong hopes to rev up their tourism this summer by offering citywide promotions and prizes to be won! This summer, specifically from the 15th of June to 31st of August 2015, visitors to Hong Kong will be rewarded with lots of special offerings. The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is rolling out HK$80 million summer promotional campaign that will greet every visitor travelling through the airport with a gift. If you’re lucky, you’ll be one of the lucky few to get a luxury return trip to the city! There will be two lucky dwarfs at the Hong Kong International Airport, the first type of lucky draw is called the…

  • Events,  Lifestyle

    Top 5 Markets To Visit This Weekend!

    Markets, especially specialty markets have evolved in our city over the last few years and now, we’re lucky to have more choices to markets to check out.  This weekend seems to be a market focused weekend as there are several markets going on and if you’re a market fan, be sure to visit one, if not all these markets! 1. Other Things: Flea Market Flea market fans, be sure not to miss this. You’ll be able to source around for clothes, collectibles and all sorts of treasures at this flea market. If you’re a pet owner, you can also bring along your furkid to the event as the event is…

  • Features,  Fitness,  Lifestyle,  Wellness

    Best 5 Hiking Spots Around Klang Valley

    Sometimes when the weekend comes along, you just don’t know what to do and are just itching to do something.  The thing is, you’re fed up of malls, cafe hopping, cinemas and well, just had enough of what the city has to offer. This calls for a short weekend getaway. Perhaps an overnight trip is not suitable as you’ve too much to do and also, don’t have the time to plan an overnight trip. So, a day trip is the answer such as going to Sekinchan or even to Gopeng for something more adventurous. Both aren’t too far away and frankly, a great day out for you and the family…

  • Events,  Lifestyle

    [Event] Arts For Grabs: The Pioneer Arts & Crafts Bazzar

    The city’s pioneer arts and crafts bazaar: ‘Arts for Grabs’ is back, and this time in collaboration with UNHCR to commemorate World Refugee Day. If you’re into art and arts and crafts bazzars, don’t miss out on this event this weekend. Shop for unique pieces of art at the various booths and don’t forget to check out the many interesting activities lined up. including performances by refugee groups, workshops by Mynrose Studio, a book launch by Fixi, forums by Projek Dialog, a There will be performances by refugee groups, forums, workshops by Mynrose Studio, standup comedy, a book launch by Fixi, forums by Projek Dialog, exhibitions, a documentary screening about…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    Do You Know How to Pick A Durian And 16 Other Local Fruits?

    Lucky for us, Malaysia sits near the equator so we’re blessed with tropical weather year round. Because of the great weather, our fruit farmers can harvest an abundance of fruits throughout the year too! We all know how to eat our fruits, but do you know what to look out for if you want to pick the freshest and sweetest ones? Look and check for these signs when you are buying any of these local fruits so that you can tell whether the fruits are fresh and ripe before purchasing: Here’s a guide to help you pick the best fruits: Check the stem of the fruit, if it has one. You can tell whether…