Category Malaysia

Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur : The best view in the city

The Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur definitely enjoys the best possible location from where to enjoy the sights and shopping that the city has to offer. By best location I mean it’s right next door to the Petronas Towers and Suria KLCC Mall. Easy access in Kuala Lumpur doesn’t get better than this. Pulling up to the lobby, we wondered what a business hotel in the city centre would be like

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Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur: A Walking Tour and Long Lunch

Of all the cities in the world that have a Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur is probably the one where it’s unmissable. That probably has a lot to do with the fact that Kuala Lumpur is more of a glitzy shopping destination than a cultural one with lots of sights and attractions. We were just aching to do something beyond strolling through malls. Charles grumbled that his new smart watch probably thought

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Villa Samadhi, Kuala Lumpur: Our luxury boutique stay

Looking back on our boutique hotel stay at the Villa Samadhi, Kuala Lumpur the one way we could sum up the entire experience really is the word “Samadhi”. It’s actually a state of meditative consciousness in Buddhism, but in India we use the word loosely to mean sanctuary. And that’s just what Villa Samadhi was. Initially we were concerned about the location. It is a bit cut off from the

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