A collision of the old world and the new, wherein jungle spirits rue the cosmopolitan thrust of development and beaches and plantations form only part of a history driven by empires, sultanates and colonisation.
Snapshot in Time: Exploring the Cameron Highlands Our correspondent visits one of Malaysia’s most iconic attractions. Continue reading
Still Life: Qing Xin Ling and a Trip in Time Our correspondent in Ipoh ventures around a vivid celebration of Malay culture. Continue reading
Language Primer: Malay Our correspondent offers a rundown of Malaysia’s principal language; a vernacular, the eagle-eyed will no doubt attest, that offers striking similarities with Bahasa Indonesia. Continue reading
Malacca: A Crucial Centre of Trade in Malaysia Our correspondent in Malaysia delves into the history of the 'Venice of the East'. Continue Reading
Deep Cavern: The Temple of Kek Long Tong Our correspondent stumbles upon a site of worship amongst the limestone outcrops of Perak. Continue reading