This small nature resort began as a simple retreat from the city for our family. In 1984, Helen put an ad in the Malay Mail to purchase a rural lot. Walking through a rubber smallholding in Negeri Sembilan, she looked out to the Mantin hills and fell in love.
Ren i Tang is the result of a 2 year long restoration project on a 19th century Early Straits Eclectic Styled Building located within the core zone of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Penang Island: Malaysia. The name
Yeng Keng Hotel is a 20-room restored heritage boutique hotel located in one of the oldest surviving and intact 19th century buildings at the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage City of George Town, Penang.
Ambong Ambong is the Malaysian name for Scaevola taccada, a plant that is native to Langkawi. Important to the ecosystem because it prevents the erosion of sand into the sea, many cultures also believe in the healing properties of Scaevola taccada.
The Village House by Singgahsana is located at Santubong Village, 31 kilometers from Kuching, the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, the perfect gateway to the island of Borneo. Santubong Village boasts of a rich cultural and historical legacy; from 9th to 13th centuries, during the Tang and Sung dynasties, Santubong was one of the premium trading centers in the region and was the first capital of Sarawak.
On the way back to the longhouse, we dropped a few people off at Kampung Tinanggol. This village has about 75 families living in longhouses that were rebuilt after the earlier ones had burnt down. One had to be rebuilt as early as 2005 when fire consumed the entire structure whilst everyone was at midnight mass on the eve of xmas 2004.
Situated by the Kiulu River is the beautiful Kiulu Farmstay, a community based ecotourism project that acts as a catalyst for community development and capacity building. Stay in this natural and rustic ecolodge and enjoy a variety of outdoor adventure activities. No matter what type of getaway you seek – whether it be a romantic couples retreat