Stories from the Desk of Zafigo

8 Malaysian-Made Liquors & Brews To Give A Shot

By , February 23, 2021

From artisanal tuak to indie gins and an award-winning whiskey, this is a list of must-try liquors that captures the Malaysian spirit and inspires the mixing of...

Cosy Corner: 10 Items To Make Your Home A True Sanctuary

Since we’re spending so much time at home these days, why not turn it int...

7 Peaceful Stays In Pahang For Your Much-Needed Retreat

Book that quick escape – just over an hour away from KL in serene Pahang ...

12 Illustrated Books For Non-Readers

We scoured the dusty shelves of the web to curate a list of visually engagi...

Backpacking And COVID-19: Do The Adventures Stop Here?

Now that a year’s come and gone, we explore how the pandemic has affected...

An Overland Adventure From Singapore To Myanmar

By , 17 April 2015

The trick to having an adventure of your lifetime doesn’t require you to purchase expensive flight...

Top 10 Safest Cities To Travel In 2015

By , 15 April 2015

These countries may be a tad bit pricier than your third-world favourites, but you can never put a p...

Travelling With Toiletries: A Quick Guide To Packing Smart

By , 6 April 2015

When it comes to creature comforts, I would list toiletries as essential companions wherever I go.

The Most Important Thing To Pack As A Single Female Travelle...

By , 3 April 2015

No Miss Nice or Miss Trusting when you are in a foreign land alone. If you have been known to be an ...

Finding Peace Of Mind On Long Train Journeys

By , 27 March 2015

Nothing gets my pulse racing faster than the sound of a train whistle. I may not know where the trai...

How To Cope When You’re Afraid To Fly

By , 23 March 2015

When you think about it, it makes sense people are far more afraid of being in an aircraft than say,...

23 Curious Things To Notice When Travelling In Egypt

By , 20 March 2015

An honest observation of Egypt, from fresh Malaysian eyes.

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 s...

A Lost Luggage Saga

By , 10 March 2015

There are some things we take for granted when travelling abroad, especially to first world countrie...

International Women’s Day

By , 8 March 2015

Every year on March 8, I get the same cynical question from men. “Why,” they ask, “should wome...