Taman Negara Malaysia

Most people think that the Amazon in Latin America is the oldest rainforest in the world but investigators have proven that this isn’t the case. The oldest rainforest in the world is actually based in Malaysia. Taman Negara actually means ‘national park’ in the local language. Luckily the rainforest hadn’t had to interfere with deforestation yet and remains in its original state. Taman Negara is 4343 km² and takes about four hours from Kuala Lumpur to reach.

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If you want a real jungle experience, definitely check out Taman Negara in Malaysia. There are actually a lot of activities you could undertake in this national park. If you like fishing you probably won’t be disappointed since the rivers are full of fish. Of course you can also just float on the rivers and enjoy the best nature has to offer. Others prefer to explore this amazing rainforest by foot during long hikes. The most impressive attraction of them all would be the canopy walk. The canopy walk is an enormous gangway 45 meters above the ground. The one in Taman Negara is around 500 meters long and therewith one of the longest in the world.

Taman Negara is well known for its wildlife preservation but because the park is so large the change on spotting wild animals is fairly small. A monkey hanging on a branch or some beautiful colored birds are likely to encounter. You need a lot of luck will you be able to shoot a picture of a wild cats, rhino or some tigers. Nevertheless the park also has an amazing flora with different kind of plants.

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For visitors of the park I suggest to pack some mosquito spray and long socks for the bloodsuckers. Leave your heavy bag at the hotel during hiking trips and drink enough water. It’s also good to know that a lot of accommodations in Taman Negara don’t have Wifi yet so be sure to contact your internet service provider if you want unlimited isp in this area. Naturally there are people who can’t go anywhere without having Internet from a Malaysian internet service provider. In my opinion you really don’t need Internet seen the place is absolutely incredible. Humans haven’t left their footprint in this area yet so try keep it that way.

Reference Link:
http://www.p1.com.my/forhome/

5 Mobile Apps That You Actually Need

We work, we play, we socialize, we stay connected online using our trusty mobile devices. From sending emails, texting, GPS navigation, media entertainment, using a built-in camera, no one could have predicted that a mobile device would evolve to become such an important digital role in our lifestyle nowadays. Have you realised how important some of the mobile apps on your smartphones are? How would you be able to check the traffic that’s going out of town if not because of Google Maps, or, how will you know how the weather would be after 6pm? All these important information we need are now available in apps while connected to mobile broadband.

Here we have combined the 5 mobile apps you need to use for your daily life.

1. Spotify

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Downloading music is illegal unless you buy off your favourite songs on iTunes. Your best bet to “free” music would be Spotify. Stream music of all genres for free, but in one condition. There will be occasional ads being played at the very beginning of a track. Plus you can’t select the track that you want in an album, and would have to deal with shuffle music in random. You can subscribe to Spotify at a small fee. Just RM14 per month and it solves that problem. Unlimited music under unlimited data plan, what’s there not to ask for?

2. Hulu

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This is an excellent app for those who love watching movies and TV shows. This free service relies on ads, but the good thing is that there are certainly a great range of shows available. To access all of the content, you need to pay a subscription fee, but there is still an extensive assortments of shows available without the need of subscription at all. This includes the classic comedies like Family Guy, South Park and Seinfeld.

3. Camera360 Ultimate

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The built-in camera is good, but the Camera360 Ultimate is even better. It offers so many kinds of features, including more than 200 filters, NFC photo sharing and loads of one-touch fixing tools. These adjustment options are simply powerful and easy to use, making Camera360 Ultimate a great choice for photographers of all levels.

4. Endomondo

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So you have a sudden urge to lose weight and jogging is one of the ways to do that. In order to measure your performance, Endomondo can help track the distance and time of your run. All you need to do is switch on the GPS function on your smartphone, strap your phone onto your arm or waistband, and get out to run! It detects the distance accurately and once you done, you can end the application and it will show you your personal best records. Endomondo can also be used for cycling. In addition to that, you can link Endomondo onto your MyFitnessPal app to further track your total calories burned. Using even the cheapest mobile broadband will be able to connect you through this.

5. Uber

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The best app ever if you need to get around town! Sometimes the local taxis can be pretty anal when comes to mileage charges. We are thankful for the existence of Uber. You can grab a ride at low rates with UberX (even cheaper than a normal taxi!). If you wish to go for a more premium feel, you may opt for the Black Uber car – they arrive at your doorstep in pretty awesome and classy rides like Mercedes, BMW, Audi or even Jaguar if you’re in your best luck. The best part is that you need not pay your driver in cash. Just insert your credit card number into the Uber app and the charges will be made automatically once the ride is over.

Reference Link:
www.p1.com.my/togo/

A date night in KL

Last weekend I had a really special date. Of course, I wanted to take her to a place that’s just as special as she is. But having seen so many places in Kuala Lumpur, I could not think of many bars with a really romantic ambiance. Something not dull or lifeless. With my friends, I usually go to a whisky bar, but I felt more like taking my date to a lounge in KL.

 

Firstly, I wanted to take her to my favourite restaurant in KL and see what she thought about it. If she wouldn’t like my favourite restaurant, it would definitely not work out between us. So I took her to The Steak House Restaurant of Marble 8. Their menu is so great; I could eat there every day. My favourite dish is definitely the sirloin on the bone. It’s like an angel is dancing on your mouth. My date choose the boneless ribeye and fortunately she loved it. We had some great wine with it and a really good conversation. After a great dessert and a couple more glasses of wine, I asked the waiter what a nice bar or lounge would be to go after. He told us the M8 bar would be perfect for us. This music lounge also had a great ambiance, and we were able to fully relax on the amazingly comfortable couches.

 

After having so much great food and wine, we almost couldn’t fit anything more in our bellies. However, we couldn’t resist the cocktails and tried a lot of different ones. The view on the Petronas Towers made it even more romantic and elegant.

What a great view!

What a great view!

This woman and I had a great night and she seemed so happy that I’m sure many nights like this will follow. Just an advise to all men going on a first date: a first date is something you can only do ONCE so you better do it perfect! She could easily fall in love with you right away if you do it right. There is not much needed for that except for some great locations, great food and drinks, and of course all your charms. Making her smile is what it’s all about!

Silky, smooth skin thanks to scrub!

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Not just your face but also the rest of your body is experiencing adverse effects of too much UV radiation, exhaust fumes, heating and today’s hectic lifestyle. A body treatment is therefore a must!

 

Scrubbing is a known body treatment in Malaysia. It is a way to remove dead skin cells on your skin and reveal a new, healthy skin. There are two types of scrubs: The physical and chemical scrub.

 

Physical scrub – What are physical scrubs? Perhaps you’re already familiar with some physical scrubs. A washcloth is an example of a physical scrub, so also infused a body wash with exfoliating grains and a loofah. In a physical scrub the dead skin cells are removed by means of friction. The physical scrub and a scrubbing motion provide the result.

Chemical scrub – A chemical scrub removes dead skin cells. Chemical scrubs in cleaning products are often made of mild acids. Mild acids work by dissolving the adhesive, which connects the dead skin cells with the rest of the cells.

 

Scrubbing is one of the best techniques to be used for the solution of various skin problems. There are all sorts of body treatment in KL. We have listed some of the many skin problems that can be corrected by scrubbing.

 

 

Impure Skin – If you have problem skin, regular exfoliation can do wonders. By exfoliating, you remove the dead skin cells that have accumulated on your skin. This keeps your pores clean and the chance of outbreaks reduced. Make sure you use a scrub that suits your skin type. There are scrubs with small grains and some contain micro scrubs. If you have sensitive skin, a scrub with micro scrubs is ideal because it is gentle to the skin.

Dark / red spots after an outbreak – Pimples often leave red or dark patches behind. Exfoliating can help fade these spots. The more you scrub, the lighter these spots will be. By exfoliating, the damaged tissue is removed from the skin surface and stimulates the formation of new, healthy skin tissue.

Hyperpigmentation – Do you have brown patches on your skin? Age, pregnancy, hormonal changes and genetics can cause hyperpigmentation, resulting in brown spots on the skin. As you get older, these brown spots became more noticeable. Scrubbing breaks the pigmented cells and allow them to fade over time.

 

Reference link:
http://beautyguide.com.my/list/body

Massage in Kuala Lumpur

A moment of relaxing in Kuala Lumpur

Every now and then, everyone needs a good massage. Even if you don’t have any physical complaints, you may need your moment to just relax and let go of all the accumulated stress. But what type of massage should you choose and where can you find the good massage parlours?

Different types of massage treatments

There are a lot of different types of massages, but the one you should REALLY try when you’re in Malaysia is, obviously, the Traditional Malay Massage. For hundreds of years, this form of massage was catered only for the royal families, but now, this form of massage has made its way into many local spas. The therapist uses elbow to the fingertips area to apply long kneading strokes. The therapist focuses on the muscles and applies pressure to various points on the body. Traditionally, there is no oil used, but nowadays, many spas use aromatic natural oils to make the kneading easier and smoother.

Another popular massage treatment you will probably find in a massage salon in Kuala Lumpur is the Swedish Massage. This massage relieves sore muscles and improves blood circulation. This can be done easy and gently or intensely, depending on your request and the therapist’s style.

Finally, the massage you definitely have to experience is the Thai Massage. It is also called Yoga Massage because the therapist moves you into yoga-like stretches, using full strength from the hands, knees, legs and feet for the many stretch poses.

Your moment to relax

Your moment to relax

Where to find a good massage?

There are plenty of good massage parlours in Kuala Lumpur, but how exactly do we find the one? Luckily, there is a website www.beautyguide.com.my where you can find the best treatment for you according to your own preference and needs in just a few clicks. You can also see the venues’ service listings, prices, locations and special promotions. All that you need, in one single website. Isn’t that just peachy?!

Tune Talk Review On Mobile Prepaid Packages

Tune Talk: My 2015 Review On The affordable Mobile Prepaid Packages

Once I went with Tune Talk, it had been for a couple of reasons; the first being unlike most telecommunication provider in Malaysia, you won’t experience additional expenses or hidden costs! So other than the cost-transparency aspect, after I picked Tune Talk as my telco provider I checked out speed, quota, stability and cost.

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I cannot live without the internet, so when I first consider mobile prepaid data packages, price isn’t primary thing I go to, it’s quota, however Tune Talk’s Tatata Plans do start at an exceptionally low introduction rate of RM25 with a max quota limit of 1GB; which is a very good bargain in my opinion.Now every provider says they’re able to get this speed or that speed, but one thing to never forget is the kind of internet network offered; as an example, Tune Talk offers 4G LTE network that’s known to be the fastest mobile data network available.Although data and overall mobile plan price are a biggy to me,

I cant do without an affordable call rate, because who doesn’t like direct and fast communication? And phone calls remain as one of the fastest communication channel, which ends up in one other reason why I prefer TuneTalk; their call rate is only 10 cents a minute! Local call rates aside, I take notice of the international call rates (IDD) too, and so far I’m pleased about the international rates by TuneTalk; no surprises there though,

they’re known as the best prepaid plan to travellers in Malaysia. I am not sure about you, but when I travel I really don’t always get wifi, and that is when data roaming gets handy; I normally just get their Daily Unlimited Data Roaming at RM38 which in my opinion is a major win, just bear in mind this plan only apply to about 9 countries in Asia – but you can generally opt for Daily 100MB Data Roaming Plan at RM80 per day or Pay Per Use plan that starts from as low as RM12 per MB.

So the above is barely my personal opinion and experiences, so do not take my word for it, go and look for several other blogs and reviews and see what they have to say.