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An East Malaysian native who now calls Petaling Jaya home, when not writing Erna is eating, harassing her dog and cat or Tweeting. Mostly eating.

Getting Your Grooming & Health Needs Met In Kuala Lumpur

By , 11 March 2015

Whether it's a doctor or a manicurist, you can find them easily in Kuala Lumpur.

Travelling As A Woman: Being Safe And Having Fun

By , 11 March 2015

I had an interesting experience while speaking on a panel recently. The panel was about travelling solo and I think there was a bit of a miscommunication as I'd thought it was a more serious panel but...

Wardrobe Repairs: Tailors To The Rescue!

By , 9 March 2015

Rips, tears, broken zippers… Sometimes your handy travel sewing kit won’t be able to handle a wardrobe malfunction.

Kota Wanita Brings Together KL Women To Talk About Things That Matter

By , 6 March 2015

Free on Saturday? Why not drop by the Kota Wanita event happening at Findar on Jalan Panggung, Kuala Lumpur?

Are Women Really That Unsafe On Public Transportation In Kuala Lumpur?

By , 4 March 2015

I’ve never owned a car, nor have I ever driven one in the city. Buses, trains, taxis, I’ve used them all and what I can say is that yes, as a woman, while safety is a concern for me, I don’t thi...

A Quick Guide To Shopping In Kuala Lumpur

By , 1 December 2014

Kuala Lumpur, and perhaps nearly the entire Klang Valley, could easily be traversed by hopping from one mall to another. While the streets of Kuala Lumpur are very pedestrian-unfriendly, the shopping ...

Where To Stay: A General Guide

By , 1 December 2014

Whether you're in Kuala Lumpur for a night or for more extended stays, you won't have trouble finding something that will suit either your situation or budget. Unless you absolutely have your heart se...

Where To Stay: Living Luxury

By , 28 November 2014

If comfort and convenience matter to you but the price doesn’t, Kuala Lumpur easily caters to your whims and fancies. Every major hotel chain has a presence in the city, with most clustering around ...

Where To Stay: Midrange Tastes

By , 28 November 2014

Midrange stays in Kuala Lumpur means staying in hotels that don’t allow customers to rent rooms by the hour, while also not being so expensive that you end up eating nothing but instant cup noodles....

Where To Stay: On The Cheap

By , 28 November 2014

It is very easy to find a cheap hotel or a backpacker’s place in Kuala Lumpur, but the question here is do you want to? Safety comes at a premium in this city, unfortunately. Cheap one-star hotels a...