• Activities,  Family,  Features,  Lifestyle

    Top 5 Trick Art Museums In Malaysia

    Trick art has never become more fun and it has literally brought art to the masses in a fun, interactive way. If you don’t know what trick art is all about, it’s also known as the ancient art of “tromple-l’oeil”, which in French means to deceive the eye. According to Wikipedia, it is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions. In some forms of trick art, it is also considered 3D art and the 3D factor is observed in terms of its height, width and depth. Sculpture, for example, is a form of three-dimensional art. There are many forms…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    How To Unlock Your Creative Genius

    Have you been there when you’re in need of ideas but are just stumped?  We’ve been there and know that at times, coming up with creative ideas can be a little challenging, especially when one is feeling tired, drained or overworked. The thrill of starting something new and getting the creative juices flowing is quite inspiring, but that’s just it. We may need the inspiration to kick off those creative juices flowing. Many would agree that starting something new is the easiest part of the creative process. It is the ‘seeing through from the start to finish’ part that not only takes the most effort but it’s also the most…

  • Events,  Lifestyle

    [Event] PENTATONIX: The On My Way Home Tour Malaysia 2015

    PENTATGONIX fans, if you’ve not heard, PENTATONIX is coming to town and will be doing just ONE show this Saturday, 30th May 2015!! BlackCat Live and The WonderLand+is bringing in PENTATONIX into Malaysia for the very first time. PENTATONIX “The On My Way Home” Tour in Malaysia 2015 is set to kick off on Saturday, 30th May 2015 at Stadium Negara at 8pm. PENTATONIX often abbreviated as PTX, was formed in 2011 and it comprises of 5 acapella vocalists; Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstie Maldonado, Avi Kaplan and Kevin Olusola. Their name PENTATONIX is named after the pentatonic scale, a musical scale or mode with five notes per octave as…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    LunchClick.co : The New Era Of Dating

    If you’re in the dating scene, you’ll know that nothing is straight forward.  Online dating or mobile dating can be a little more complex because you don’t necessarily get what it seems you’re getting. LunchClick is aiming to change that. Mobile digital dating is not a new trend, but it certainly has room for improvement. Violet Lim, a matchmaking expert (founder of the Lunch Actually Group) has launched LunchClick, Asia’s first mobile dating app. Having been in the business for over 11 years, Violet has observed the behavior of singles and those masquerading as singles on existing mobile dating apps, she knows more than a thing or two about mobile dating.…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    Top 6 Places For Cold Brew In Klang Valley

    The coffee scene has grown by leaps and bounds over the past year or so and it has taken our city by storm with coffee shops and cafes popping up everywhere. A well-brewed cuppa goes a long way in making someone happy in our books. And when it comes to coffee, there’s a relatively new trend in the coffee scene and that is the every refreshing cold brew. What is a cold brew? Well, in very simple terms, it’s a coffee drink served cold. However, to cold brew fans, it’s a little bit more than that and rightly so. The proper cold brew process isn’t as straightforward and it’s more…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    Colours Of Roses: What They Mean & Signify

    “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” – William Shakespeare Shakespeare knew what he was talking about because when it comes to roses, a lot of women love them and who can blame them as this flower can always brighten up someone’s day. While every flower has a wonderful story to tell, the rose has abundant history and there are also meanings behind the colour of each rose. With Mother’s Day coming up, flowers are popular gifts with good reason because a lot of mothers do love flowers. It is also one of the best ways to show appreciation to someone and to show them that you love or…

  • Lifestyle,  Travel

    8 Ways To Stretch Your Travel Budget

    Who doesn’t love to travel? We know we certainly do! Although travelling is indeed one of the best things to do in life, it can also be expensive at times. Not always but it can rack up the expenses, especially if one isn’t careful. So, the next time you are in need of a break but feel that it may not be possible because of the cost, don’t despair. All it takes is some careful planning and some savvy travel tips. First of all, save up. It doesn’t take a whole lot to save money but if you start a travel fund of sorts, it will help you get closer…

  • Lifestyle,  Travel

    [Travel] Dining Etiquette Around The World

    Every culture seems to have their own way to politely eat and when it comes to travel etiquette, it’s important to know what’s right and what’s not. Traveling can be great but if one isn’t careful with the so-called ‘rules’ of whichever country you’re in, it can be very bad form, especially when it comes to dining etiquette. Dining etiquette rules, if broken, can send negative messages to your fellow diners/host or even reflect badly on the taste of the dish. Thus, learning how to eat right in the country you plan to visit is an important part of the preparation before a trip. Just like looking up little phrases in…

  • Diet,  Features,  Lifestyle,  Wellness

    Top 10 Must-Have Healthy Items That Should Be On Your Grocery List!

    When it comes to grocery shopping for food, we know that it can be a real chore to do so, not to mention a real hassle negotiating traffic, finding a parking spot, etc.  However, we all need to eat and grocery shopping has become a necessity in our lives. With dozens of aisles to peruse and hundreds of nutritional labels to read and options for you to choose, well, it can be a bit of a minefield. The trick to making things a little easier when one has to do the weekly grocery shop is to have a list and stick to it. It helps you buy what is necessary and not…

  • Features,  Lifestyle

    Qing Ming Festival – The Culture & History

    It’s that time of the year again when the Chinese make their annual pilgrimage to pay homage to their ancestors at cemeteries & memorial centers all over the world. A lot of Malaysians, even the non-Chinese who have heard about Qing Ming, as it’s a fairly big deal for the Chinese culture every year. For most of us Chinese, it basically means it’s a time to pay respects to our ancestors. Yes, that’s true in a nutshell but do you know the history of it, what the festival actually means and why some things are done in a certain way? Read on to find out. History of Qingming Festival Legend has…