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Best Moments With Malaysia Makan Lokal Gang · Foodie Day Trips Itineraries

Note: This blog post is a throwback & also will be progressively live updating as the more makan lokal (aka eat local) tripsss progresses 😃

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 just saw a throwback of her 1️⃣st Makan Lokal trip photos from FB this morning via 📸📸 https://www.facebook.com/siennyyong/posts/pfbid0241EvSXtrSM6NeDzmPC5MS2bssDv2rf4wP5JBP21BcPzQuJQs5Z7ucnu2Hct7sewLl  & then drafted this blog post to compile the great 👍🏻 gathering road 🛣️ trips with her 2️⃣ foodie friends 👫🏻 (Makan Lokal Gang aka Eat Local Gang) at Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Johor & Malacca, of course upcoming trips within other states in Malaysia 🇲🇾

Guess what❓⁉️

The 1️⃣st trip was an impromptu trip triggers from her travel cum foodie Facebook throwback recently via 📸📸 https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1748994681942186&id=100004950135932 😋💯, yes ✅, again the FB past moments sharing 🤗💯

In this blog post, she will compile & share about the places & the foodsss she has enjoyed with her 2️⃣ foodie friends throughout the day tripsss @ Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Johor & Malacca ya 😃😁

Called as Makan Lokal Gang with a WA group created for greater communication & trip planning with each wish list to visit & food to eat 😋

Before depart, similarly all did COVID-19 self test at home 🏡 & each tested negative, yes ✅, being responsible to self & travelmates #kitajagakita

Of course social distancing, mask 😷 on & hand sanitizing if needed throughout , a way to embrace the travel 🆕 norm. Yes ✅, be responsible for yourself, your good friends & stay protected always

So, the exciting foodie day tripsss itineraries

Upcoming tripsss

Do stay tuned ya 😀😜

4️⃣th trip ~ Johor

Read more via 🌐  https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2023/03/13/lets-celebrates-friendships-with-lego-friends-party-at-legoland-malaysia-resort/

Also her TikTok collection created via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/collection/Sienny’s%20LegolandMY%20Travel%F0%9F%87%B2%F0%9F%87%BE-7207180749773359878

3️⃣rd trip ~ Selangor

Read more via 🌐  https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/08/19/things-to-do-at-commonwealth-forest-park-selangor-malaysia/

Dk check out her TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7129708341156138267

2️⃣nd trip ~ Selangor

Met up again for quick breakfast at Fan Yoon Restaurant, USJ7

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/3Lz35QV9rU3m7Nbw8

Then proceed straight to Jugra Hill

Guess what❓⁉️

You can actually opt to do tandem paragliding flight here, do book in advance, however subject to weather conditions ya

Address📍: https://g.co/kgs/dkUxdm
Website🌐: https://www.visitselangor.com/bukit-jugra/

Jugra Insitu Museum

It’s a prison museum

It’s located at the foot of Jugra Hill. It is the 1️⃣st police 👮‍♂️ station in Selangor before it was moved to Bukit Aman

Guess what❓⁉️

It also housed a prison. The building was found ruined so badly, however it’s now restored carefully to resemble the original building

Address📍: https://goo.gl/maps/YivhRi69uGrfHYq99
Website🌐: http://www.padat.gov.my/v2/index.php/my/muzium-selangor/13-muzium/22-muzium-insitu-jugra

Ohh yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing really really love the lunch that day ~ 叫化鸡 Beggar’s Chicken & 长寿不老汤 (炖药材鸡汤) Longevity soup

Note: 3️⃣ days advance reservation is needed ya

Address📍: https://goo.gl/maps/LaVVC1wrQxKtVt2V7
Contact no. : https://api.whatsapp.com/message/X2BK2PACERYAP1
FB: https://m.facebook.com/BantingBeggarChicken/

It’s learning time to study about fish psychology from Phil, yes ✅, a crash course & started with theory 1️⃣st

Then, practical to fishing ğŸŽ£ at Waterpark Amverton Cove, lol 😆😆 Will SiennyLovesDrawing gets a fish 🐟 to pass this crash course exam, wishing her good luck ya ğŸ¤žğŸ»ğŸ€ğŸ’ªğŸ»

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/ieyG4gQsGmyWr1W86

1️⃣st trip ~ Negeri Sembilan & Malacca

We met up at Fan Yoon Restaurant, USJ7 for breakfast. Have ordered dry pan mee & 2️⃣ Char Siew Paus to share as on foodies trip, so to save tummy space for next makan 😆🤣

Absolutely recommended the dry pan mee here, it’s tasty & with big portions. Also the tasty yummy Char Siew Pau serving here, a must try 😋👍🏻

Guess what❓⁉️

All are coffee lovers, so have ordered Iced Americano Coffee, Iced Milk Coffee & Iced White Coffee 😃

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/3Lz35QV9rU3m7Nbw8

Next, departed to enjoy seafood lunch at The Street Crab & Lala Restaurant, Senawang, Negeri Sembilan

The foods here still very tempting delicious 😋🤤 with fresh crab 🦀 & lala, really a happy eats here

Menu ordered were hot spicy crab 🦀 with fried buns, fried prawn balls, vegetables & lala soup

Ohh ya…Must order the fried prawn 🦐 balls as recommended by the restaurant owner, it’s freshly made with prawns on the spot, not ready made & kept in freezer. It’s tangy addictive to enjoy a ball after another ball, really tasty 😋👍🏻

This is the place in SiennyLovesDrawing’s FB throwback that made this foodies trip happened 😃😁 Read more of her earlier foodie story via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2019/05/18/where-to-eat-negeri-sembilan-malaysia/

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/tcS6ih5CFFk1WxMG9


Yeah‼️ After a satisfied happy seafood lunch, proceed the trip to visit Army Museum Port Dickson

🆓 Admission

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Worth a visit & highly recommended as an educational trip for kids to learn more about the army history & some past war stories in Malaysia 🇲🇾

The exhibits here can be a great OOTDs spot for those love to capturing moments in photos or videos. SiennyLovesDrawing & her friends had great 👍🏻 time here

Her friend, Phil has enjoyed pretended as an UN staff 😆 , check out his photo via 📸📸 https://www.facebook.com/phil.foo.5/posts/1940481962816110

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/2MmcbFdpiZvYWADr9
Website 🌐: http://www.jmm.gov.my/en/muzium-tentera-darat

It was a hot sunny â˜€ï¸ğŸ˜Ž day, so after the museum visit, all agreed to enjoy some cold drinks. Kyoko found a nearby cendol place named PD Famous Cendol Coconut Shake Power. Hurray‼️

Hmm…The cendol & coconut shake here are not so good as it claimed. Phil prefers the Nyonya Cendol in Summit USJ while SiennyLovesDrawing prefers the Klebang coconut shake frankly

Address📍: https://goo.gl/maps/SZdNBUx91obVq2zMA

Next, the journey continues to Tanjung Tuan Recreational Forest

It was surprised that it’s actually in Malacca, wow 😲

If time permits, do spare some time to slow walk or hike up till the light house for a peak view of Straits of Malacca here

The light house is not open to public ya

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/qBq5ihsiZTdj5GdJ9


Also enjoyed slow walking at the beaches nearby ⛱️🏖️ ie. Blue Lagoon, Pantai Cermin, Pasir Panjang 老港 & Phil’s private beach, lol 😆😂 Can’t locate on Google map 🗺️ ya

Personally, she loves the chill relaxing sitting down @ Pasir Panjang to chit chat while the cosy wind blow 🌬️🍃 A memorable catching up here

Address📍: https://goo.gl/maps/hEbZQ8AiyDzXts3w7

Do check out SiennyLovesDrawing ‘s TikTok clip captured from this day trip 📹🌐

Happy heading back home sweet home to KL 🚗

Also concluded this foodie day trip by enjoyed 福记正宗乌鲁音卤面 Hock Kee Ulu Yam Loh Mee – Subang Jaya USJ1 as dinner 🍲

The Loh Mee serves here is tasty delicious & her Japanese friend, Kyoko actually enjoyed without adding in black vinegar, the normal way of enjoying this noodles 🍜

Hmm…Just a personal tasting preference, the black vinegar serves here not as good as what SiennyLovesDrawing home cooking brand that she recently shopping online from Singapore, you may check it out if you love black vinegar too

Ohh ya…Apart from Loh Mee, do order to enjoy the juicy fried chicken wings served here, it’s really addictive tasty 😋 to enjoy

Hmm….SiennyLovesDrawing wanna try its claypot yam noodles in her next visit here, yeah‼️😋

A happy satisfied tummy to head back each home sweet home 🏡😁

Address📍: https://goo.gl/maps/nnRmshFHd5nCyYj29
FB: https://www.facebook.com/restoranhockkee/

Yeah‼️ #AnywherewithGL ~ SiennyLoves Drawing loves her 🆕 travel companion with Gaston Luga waterproof backpack ğŸŽ’during this trip 🇲🇾

#sharingiscaring to all #travelbackpack lovers â¤ï¸ğŸŽ’ğŸ’• ~ 15%OFF code “SLD15OFF” & a 🆓 tote bag by purchase every #GastonLuga #backpack or bundle , her IG album via 📸📸 https://www.instagram.com/p/CeTVUvIBBH6/

So, do feel free to comment below to recommend good local Malaysian food places ya 🇲🇾😁😋💯👍🏻


Webinar Attended ~ #iEmPOWER Re-activating Economic Opportunities through Tourism

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has attended the online webinar ~ #iEmPOWER Re-activating Economic Opportunities through Tourism ~ which hosted by World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Foundation 

This foundation was established in 2006 as the organising body of the annual World Islamic Economic Forum. The Forum serves as a focal point where country leaders, captains of industry, emerging entrepreneurs, academics & other stakeholders from the Muslim World & beyond, meet to build bridges through business. The Foundation also undertakes various capacity building programmes under the WIEF initiatives of the Businesswomen Network (WBN), Young Leaders Network (WYN), Education Trust (WET), Roundtable Series (WRT) & PowerTalk (WPT)

This webinar was specifically under the initiatives of WBN, which was introduced at the inaugural World Islamic Economic Forum in 2005. It marks the Foundation’s recognition of the importance of women’s contribution to economic growth

WBN is aimed at providing a networking platform for women entrepreneurs globally. Thus, it creating valuable connections between businesswomen from both Muslim & non-Muslim worlds, as well as empowering their business potential and widening their market reach. WBN initiatives are designed to equip women entrepreneurs with business know-how, e-commerce capabilities as well as knowledge in business growth & diversification. To this effect, WBN has initiated several entrepreneurship programmes such as WIEF Women Entrepreneurs Workshop, WIEF Regional Online Marketing Workshop, WIEF Entrepreneurial Retreat, WIEF Tea Talk, WIEF Women Entrepreneurs Strategic Workshop, WIEF Social Media Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs, WIEF Businesswomen Forum held in Gangneung, Korea & #iEmPOWER workshop series just like this that SiennyLovesDrawing has recently attended online 👍🏻👍🏻

During the COVID-19 pandemic, WBN has introduced webinar programmes with various business topics that are relevant to the current situation. The webinar programmes have helped WBN’s global participants remain actively engaged in business instead of stagnating

To date, WBN entrepreneurship programmes have continued to evolve with the times & benefitted more than 1K women from 60 countries. WBN will continue its efforts in empowering & advancing women in the economic fields at national, regional & international levels

We all know that tourism industry is 1️⃣ of the top 🔟 global industries by employment in 2022 & has become the major driver of economic growth & job creation

However, unfortunately that tourism industry has suffered a hard hit during COVID-19 pandemic due to travel restrictions & border closures. This has also affected other industries linked to tourism industry eg. hospitality, retail, manufacturing & transportation, to name a few. The 2️⃣-year economic slump caused a major halt in arrivals which fell by as much as 84%. Experts predict the tourism industry worldwide will not fully recover until 2024. This impacted many Micro-, small & medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) linked to the industry. For many developing countries, tourism industry is not only a large economic contributor to their GDP but also presents many employment opportunities for women within the myriad of sectors connected to it. Solutions & actions to step up its revival & reactivate travel may differ from country to country but 2️⃣ common catalysts that accelerate revival now are tech & collaborations. Besides effective tourism recovery plans, support from governments, private sector, civil society & individuals, are needed to change business models & governance structures that will revive tourism back to its optimum level, including all the industries linked to it & build their resilience

Panel members of this online webinar were,

  • Mr Rohizam Md Yusoff, President, Digital Travel Technology Association of Malaysia (DiTTAM) & Champion of Tourism Productivity Nexus, Malaysia 🇲🇾
  • Ms. Catherine Germier-Hamel, CEO Destination Mekong, Cambodia 🇰🇭
  • Dr John Paolo R. Rivera, Associate Director The AIM – Dr Andrew L. Tan Center for Tourism, Philippines 🇲🇫

Moderator of this online webinar was,

  • Ms Hannah Pearson, Director Pear Anderson, United Kingdom 🇬🇧

The Key topics covered in this online webinar were,

  • Solutions to challenges faced by the many industries connected to tourism
  • Exploit digitalisation to support industries connected to tourism
  • How tourism policies are evolving to meet challenges
  • Create a more sustainable tourism industry

You all may watch the FB live recording via 📹🌐 https://fb.watch/gQi6niTLpI/ OR https://www.youtube.com/user/WIEFFoundationTV

3D2N Holidays with SNAP Flight + Hotel Combo Deals on airasia Super App

Updated 29.5.2023 , 8am

Note: This blog post will be progressively updated by SiennyLovesDrawing for the whole 4️⃣ weeks deals ended 11 June 2023 & not to miss the #airasiaSuperappSuperSale

Yeah‼️ Travel lovers hands up , it’s time for a short break #cuticutimalaysia or even neighborhood countries ğŸŽ’âœˆï¸

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share about the exciting more value-for-money when book with the latest #SNAP (Flight + Hotel) deals on airasia Super App ❤️📲 which is running from NOW for 4️⃣ weeks 😃😁

These SNAP (Flight + Hotel) weekly deals are only applicable for selected accommodation with a min. of 2️⃣ nights stay

Personally to SiennyLoves Drawing 👩🏻 , either 3️⃣D2️⃣N or 4️⃣D3️⃣N is just good 😊👍🏻 for a quick break or weekend getaway

Week 3️⃣

This SNAP deal Week 3️⃣ (Till 4 June) aims for those who wanna escape from the recent hot ğŸ¥µğŸŒžğŸ˜Ž heats in the city 🛫🌇 by booking a return #AirAsia flights to #Langkawi island from KL 🛬🏝️🏖️

Personally to Sienny Yong aka Siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 , it’s the best time now to opt 😊👍🏻 for a quick escape from sunny heats getaway to cool-off at the beach🏝️🏖️ & grab lots of chocolates at this #island 🍫🍫 😋💯

✨ Langkawi ~ A happy duty 🆓 shopping heaven 🛒🛍️ in Malaysia 🇲🇾✨✨

Langkawi , Malaysia

Just explore AirAsia airasia Super App & look for the SNAP (Flight + Hotel) icon to book this value-for-money 3️⃣D2️⃣N deal to Langkawi, available from NOW till 4 June; & travel between 5 June to 5 Sept 2023

🛒 Booking Period: 29 May – 4 June 2023, more information via 🌐  https://air.asia/5Qspc
✈️ Travel Period: 5 June – 5 Sept 2023

Similar to Weeks 1️⃣ & 2️⃣, only limited to 1️⃣st 200 bookings, so be quick ya 😁

Read more about things to do at Langkawi 🏝️🏖️ via 🌐  https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/09/23/5-truly-amazing-must-see-in-langkawi/ & 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/tag/langkawi/

#airasiaSuperappSuperSale NOW till 28 May 2023 ❤️📲

Not to miss the amazing #lifestyle #deals for #flights from over 700 airlines, hotels ~ ✅👍🏻 #planning next #travel #getaway , #dutyfree #shopping, ride-hailing, mobile gifting with airasia Super App ’s biggest monthly #sale for everyone NOW till 28 May 2023

✅ Enjoy up to 70%⬇️ SHOP storewide
✅ 70%⬇️ wide range #dutyfree #skincare , #fragrance , #fashion, #gadgets , beverage
✅ Earn 5️⃣X airasia points for every transaction
✅ Exclusive #airline eg. ANA, AirArabia, Bangkok Airways, Citilink, Etihad & more than 700 #airlines
✅ 30%⬇️ over 900K #hotel #hotels worldwide ~ #Promocode : SUPERSALE
✅ Pre-book #airasiaride to #airport can up to 3️⃣ days in advance ~ RM5⬇️ promo code : BOOKRIDE
✅ Book a bus ticket to earn 200 airasia points
✅ 45%⬇️ Healthland e-vouchers

Guess what❓⁉️

A chance to win a grand prize of Huawei #HUAWEIP60Pro📱🤳 is awaiting, more info🌐 https://newsroom.airasia.com/news/2023/5/22/win-huawei-p60-pro-with-airasia-superapps-may-super-sale#gsc.tab=0

Do check out her Tiktok post via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7236895842697841922 & LinkedIn post via 🌐 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siennylovesdrawing_twitter-tiktok-lifestyle-activity-7067282436572811264-GmJD

Week 2️⃣

This SNAP deal Week 2️⃣ (Till 28 May) is calling specifically for all beach lovers 💕🏖️🌊👙🩴 to book return #AirAsia flights to #Bali from KL 

Personally to SiennyLoves Drawing 👩🏻 , it’s good to recharge self 😊👍🏻 for a short getaway

✨ Bali island 🏝️, a holiday paradise in Indonesia 🇮🇩✨

Just explore airasia Superapp & look for the SNAP (Flight + Hotel) icon to book this value-for-money deal to Bali, available from NOW till 28 May; & travel between 29 May to 31 July 2023

🛒 Booking Period: 22 – 28 May 2023, more information via 🌐 https://air.asia/ECv3u
✈️ Travel Period: 29 May – 31 July 2023

Similar to Week 1️⃣, only limited to 1️⃣st 200 bookings

Week 1️⃣

Guess what❓⁉️

The highlight for this Week 1️⃣ (Till 21 May) is the bustling yet idyllic island of #Penang, famed for its rich history & culture, as well as mouth-watering local cuisines & world-class activities

✨ Penang, the Malaysians’ 🇲🇾 food paradise & the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site ✨

Eat , Malaysia

Heading on to book your return #AirAsia flights to Penang (from KL, JB /Langkawi) together with 3️⃣D2️⃣N accommodation at comfy & chic hotels such as Brown Hotel Penang, Wesley Hotel & more from only RM170* per guest 🏨🛌🏻💤

Go to the airasia Superapp ❤️✈️📲 & look for the SNAP (Flight + Hotel) icon to book this value-for-money deal to Penang, available from NOW until 21 May 🛒🌐

And get ready for your travelling between 22 May – 22 Aug 2023 🧳🛫

~ Kuala Lumpur ✈️ Penang (3D2N) from RM170/guest
~ Langkawi ✈️ Penang (3D2N) from RM198/guest
~ Johor Bahru ✈️ Penang (3D2N) from RM198/guest
~ Kuala Lumpur ✈️ Chiang Mai (3D2N) from RM481/guest

Ohh ya…Limited to 200 bookings on FOMO basis only, quick quick not to miss ya 💯👍🏻

Booking Period: 15 – 21 May 2023, more information via 🌐 https://air.asia/BEa1s
Travel Period: 22 May – 22 Aug 2023

Her TikTok post via 🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7234304207828880641



Deals For Upcoming Weeks

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 will share next update here for the upcoming special deals for other popular destinations across the region, stay tuned ya 😃💯👍🏻🇲🇾✨

Hmm…The exciting upcoming destinations & dates are;
🇮🇩 Bali (book from 22 May – 28 May) ~ Updated ⬆️ on Week 2️⃣ above @ 22.5.2023, 12.05am
🇲🇾 Langkawi (book from 29 May – 4 June) ~ Updated ⬆️ on Week 3️⃣ above @ 29.5.2023, 8am
🇹🇭 Bangkok (book from 5 – 11 June)

Members can earn airasia points for all their purchases on the airasia Superapp, from flights to hotel stays, #airasiaride, #airasiafood & more. Just use the accumulated points like cash to redeem 🆓 flights, hotel stays, groceries, & lifestyle deals with all its exclusive partners

These Flight + Hotel deals ✈️🏨 enable travellers to conveniently book their getaway on 1️⃣ convenient platform at affordable prices with #AirAsia, to offer best price-guaranteed flights coupled with our wide variety of direct hotel partners across the region

Absolutely suitable if you are travelling for #leisure or #business 🧳🛫🛬💯❤️✈️📲


#FlightAndHotel #FlyAndStay #airasiaSuperapp #ExploreYourWay #airasiaNews #promo #Promotions #dealsoftheday

SiennyLovesDrawing Sabah travel bucket list

New Sabah Tourism Destination Tagline “Feel Sabah, North Borneo”

Hey 👋🏻 all, this time SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share about her media attendance to witness the rebranding launch of Sabah’s Tourism Destination 🆕 Tagline ~ ✨ Feel Sabah, North Borneo ✨ ~ by YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼, Minister of Tourism, Culture & Environment Sabah on the 1️⃣st day of MATTA Travel Fair 2023 (1️⃣ of the largest & most anticipated travel fairs by consumers in Malaysia) at Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC), KL 🇲🇾

“What better venue than this leading Travel Fair for Sabah Tourism Board (STB) to launch Sabah’s 🆕 destination rebranding ~ ✨ Feel Sabah, North Borneo✨ ~

This motto is punchy enough to capture people’sattention. Malaysians in other parts of the country will get to embrace this 🆕 promotional theme. I believe many among the younger generation may not be aware of Sabah’s historical & colourful past. So, while they feel Sabah’s beautiful nature, warm hospitality, cultural heritage & iconic wildlife, they also get to experience treasures of yesteryear such as antiques dating back to the North Borneo era. Furthermore, this emphasized our geographic location as a Malaysian State on theNorthern part of Borneo Island.” YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼 remarked

This launch at the MATTA Travel Fair here will give a huge impetus to the growth of domestic tourism, said YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼 after the flagged off 🔟 of 💯 e-hailing cars 🚗🚘🚖 which highlighted the Sabah’s 🆕 identity at MITEC, KL. According to her, all these vehicles bearing the ✨ Feel Sabah, North Borneo ✨ sticker will be around the Klang Valley area for 3️⃣ months as a promotion strategy

✨ Feel Sabah, North Borneo ✨

🆓 admission to the MATTA Fair, 17 to 19 March 2023 from 10am to 9pm. Very frequent 🆓 shuttle bus 🚌 available to MITEC KL is provided from KL Sentral & Sunway Putra Mall, easy convenient for all to visit it to support travel local #cuticutiMalaysia ya 🇲🇾💯👍🏻

Ohh ya …STB is also participating in the MATTA Travel Fair with 45 holiday-makers & accommodation providers from Sabah are offering holiday packages in Sabah at attractive prices. Do pay a visit to the Sabah Tourism booth which located at Booth no. 1E01, 1F01-1F16 & 1G01-1G08 at the Domestic Hall, Level 1

Do check out SiennyLovesDrawing ‘s LinkedIn photos album captured from the rebranding launch via 👩🏻📸📸 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siennylovesdrawing_cuticutimalaysia-cuticutimalaysia-travellokal-activity-7042359626318704640-AM6r


Hey 👋🏻 all, this time Siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 would like to share about her media attendance today to witness the rebranding launch of @sabahtourism Destination 🆕 Tagline by YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼, Minister of Tourism, Culture & Environment Sabah on the 1️⃣st day of MATTA FAIR 2023 This launch here will give a huge impetus to the growth of domestic tourism, said YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼after the flagged off 🔟 of 💯 e-hailing cars 🚗🚘🚖 highlighting Sabah’s 🆕 identity at the Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre ( MITEC Jalan Duta KL ). According to her, all these vehicles bearing the “Feel Sabah, North Borneo” sticker will be around the Klang Valley area for 3️⃣ months as a promotion strategy ✨ Feel Sabah, North Borneo ✨ 🆓 admission to the MATTAFair, 17 to 19 March 2023 from 10am to 9pm. Very frequent 🆓 shuttle bus 🚌 available to #MITEC KL is provided from #KLSentral & @sunwayputramall_official , easy convenient for all to visit it to support travel local #cuticutiMalaysia ya 🇲🇾💯👍🏻 The Sabah Tourism booth is located at Booth no. 1E01, 1F01-1F16 and 1G01-1G08 at the Domestic Hall, Level 1, MITEC KL Read more via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2023/03/17/new-sabah-tourism-destination-tagline-feel-sabah-north-borneo/ Jom #cuticutiMalaysia #travellokal #travellocal @Tourism Malaysia @mymotac #sabah #northborneo #Malaysia #bucketlist #views #travelblog #nature #travelgram #vacation #instatravel #trip #holiday #instagood #travelblogger #tour #traveltheworld #traveller #landscape #travelphotography #tourist #adventurer #adventure #travel #traveling #travelling #tourism #wanderlust

♬ original sound – Sabah Malaysian Borneo – Sabah Malaysian Borneo

Actually STB under the purview of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Environment Sabah, Malaysia 🇲🇾 has already launched the rebranding of Sabah’s tourism destination 🆕 tagline ~ ✨ ‘Feel Sabah, North Borneo’ ~ ✨ on 7 March 2023 at ITB Berlin 2023 (Internationale Tourismus-Borse Berlin), the world’s largest tourism trade fair at the Messe Berlin in Germany 🇩🇪 by YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼, Assistant Minister cum STB Chairman Datuk Joniston Bangkuai, the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Datuk Mohd Yusrie Abdullah, STB Chief Executive Officer Noredah Othman as well as ministry & STB officials 💯👍🏻

“The name ~ North Borneo ~ (now Sabah) sounds exotic & evokes nostalgic feelings of yearning for this destination. It is also of historical significance as the state was then known as ‘North Borneo’ prior to gaining our Independence in 1963. People in many parts of the world (reportedly) haven’t heard about Sabah, despite decades of promoting this Land Below The Wind to the outside world, let alone know about our diverse natural attractions & iconic wildlife

However, we are aware that at the mention of Borneo or North Borneo, it rings a bell. Europeans in particular associate Sabah with Borneo. Hence, we are determined to rebrand this tourist destination with ✨ Feel Sabah, North Borneo ✨ to create a 🆕 identity in the travel marketplace. Sabah is home to spectacular natural wonders such as Mount Kinabalu, Maliau Basin & Tip of Borneo.” YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼 has emphasized that STB wants the international community to know that Sabah is located in the northern part of Borneo Island in the hope of fascinating & wooing more European tourists, among others

Citing statistics from STB’s Research Division, YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼 has shared that domestic travellers contributed two-thirds of the total tourism arrivals in Sabah prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. “For the pre-pandemic scenario, the total tourism arrivals in Sabah was 4.19 million visitors in 2019. That year, domestic tourism contributed 2.72 million arrivals while the figure for international arrivals stood at 1.47 million visitors. Last year, 80% of the 1.72 million arrivals to Sabah constituted domestic visitors. Based on the Domestic Visitors Profile survey in 2019, 1️⃣ finding is that for domestic visitors, shopping ğŸ›ï¸ğŸŽ activity is considered high ⬆️ compared with international visitors.” YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼 further elaborated right after the launch of ✨ Feel Sabah, North Borneo ✨

With the recent resumption of international direct flights, cruise tourism & optimism about mounting regular or chartered flights from 🆕 destinations, Datuk Christina Liew informed that Sabah targets 2.2 million arrivals for 2023 & will work towards attaining 2.5 million arrivals. “If we succeed in hitting the 2.5 million mark, this would indicate an increase ⬆️ by 45.35% compared with 1.72 million arrivals in 2022.”

According to YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼, Sabah’s top feeder markets in the past (based on 2019 data) had represented a good mix from Taiwan 🇹🇼, China 🇨🇳, Brunei 🇧🇳, Singapore 🇸🇬 & South Korea 🇰🇷 “For Europe specifically, our top inbound tourism markets are from Germany 🇩🇪, France 🇫🇷, Netherlands 🇳🇱 & Italy 🇮🇹”

YB Datuk Christina Liew 👩🏻‍💼 further explained that plans are a foot to explore prospects of luring tourists from 🆕 tourism markets in America 🇺🇲, Australia 🇦🇺, Japan 🇯🇵 & India 🇮🇳 via tourism roadshows by STB. Borneo Eco Tours, Borneo Nature Tours, Borneo Trails, Rustic Borneo, Sepilok Tropical Wildlife Adventure & Tabin Wildlife Reserve from Sabah are participating in ITB Berlin 2023, rated as the world’s leading travel trade show

SiennyLovesDrawing Sabah travel bucket list

During this rebranding launch of ✨ Feel Sabah, North Borneo ✨ & while explored all the Sabah travel booths at the MATTA Fair, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really missed her #cuticutiMalaysia at Sabah last year, gonna plan her trips again, yeah 😃😁

So, Let’s Re-Discover Sabah, Malaysia 🇲🇾

Sitting atop the world’s 3️⃣rd-largest island of Borneo, Sabah is a destination of timeless beauty where experiences await to take travellers on an authentic, memorable journey through its vibrant culture & natural wonders. Its unique blend of modern & rustic charms ensures there is always something to suit everyone’s needs, for 1️⃣st-time visitors or returning guests

Whether it’s a simple promenade along the beach ⛱️🏖️, a stroll through the countryside, a cruise 🛳️ down the river, a mountain ⛰️ exploration, or a plunge into the crystal-clear ocean water 🌊, Sabah is an absolute gem ğŸ’Ž in the heart of Southeast Asia 🌏, waiting to be discovered and revisited. Given its diverse landscape, which includes tropical rainforests 🌳🌳, beaches 🏖️⛱️ & mountainous ⛰️ regions, the 2️⃣nd largest Malaysian state has become a popular getaway in recent years

Sabah’s Blues 💙

With more than 300 islands 🏝️🗾, Sabah has the highest concentration of small islands in Malaysia 🇲🇾 overlooking the South China Sea, Sulu Sea & the Celebes Sea. Positioned away from the hustle & bustle of the city 🏙️, visitors can enjoy a moment of seclusion on the tropical islands & indulge in a myriad of activities while on vacation

From the Pulau Tiga’s volcanic 🌋 mud bath to Pulau Dinawan’s beach glamping 🏕️, to Pulau Mantanani’s crystal-clear waters 🌊, to Kudat’s surfing 🏄🏻‍♀️ experience & Pulau Bohey Dulang’s panoramic view of the Celebes Sea, there is always an idyllic island & beach to explore along the west & east coasts. Wherever you go in Sabah, you will also be treated to a spectacular sunset 🌄🌅 view that is sure to create a positive impression

Sabah’s Culture 💛

There’s no better way to immerse yourself in a 🆕 culture than by attending one of Sabah’s many annual festivals. The state is known for its diverse population, with the Kadazan Dusun being the largest indigenous group, followed by the Bajaus & the Muruts

Kaamatan, or Harvest Festival, is the most important event in the Kadazan Dusun community’s calendar. It is held throughout the month of May to express gratitude for a good harvest 🙏🏻 The celebration usually features traditional rituals to appease the paddy spirit 🌾, offering outsiders a glimpse into the ancient religion

The Tamu Besar, which takes place in Oct or Nov in the Kota Belud district, allows visitors to see Bajau horsemen dressed in vibrant traditional clothing in action. Visit the interior for the annual Kalimaran Festival in March to learn about Murut’s craftmanship or participate in the Semporna’s unique water 💦 festival ‘Regetta Lepa’ in Apr to experience the Bajau Laut or Sea Gypsies’ traditions

Sabah’s Nature & Adventure 💚

A significant aspect of Sabah’s tourism is in the countryside, where extreme & laidback activities await visitors. Nature enthusiasts can enjoy forest 🌳🌳 bathing & lung-cleansing trips in the rural areas surrounded by lush greenery & serene river. Enjoy the sweat as you explore off the beaten trails 🥾 that lead to hidden gorges & spectacular waterfalls ğŸžï¸, such as the Taralamas River Canyon in Ranau, the Merabung River in Lahad Datu & the Sinipung Hill in far-flung Long Pasia, just to name a few

For outdoor leisure activities, camping 🏕️ in Kiulu, Kadamaian & highland Ranau will guarantee visitors a spectacular view of the iconic Mount Kinabalu ⛰️, the tallest peak in Malaysia 🇲🇾 & Borneo

Sabah’s Wildlife 🐘🐻🐊 🐬

For the most part, this Land Below the Wind is a sanctuary for endangered & protected wildlife endemic to Borneo. It is home to 1️⃣ of the oldest rainforests 🌳🌳 in the world ğŸŒŽ, dating back to 130 million years & 688 bird species 🐦🕊️🦜🦅🦉🪶

To observe wildlife in its natural habitat, take a trip to Sandakan & embark on a river cruise 🛳️ along the Kinabatangan River for an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime wildlife viewing experience. You may see Borneo pygmy elephants 🐘, proboscis monkeys, orangutans, sun bears 🐻, hornbills, crocodiles 🐊 & even Irrawaddy dolphins 🐬

Sabah’s commitment to conservation is 1️⃣ of its most valuable assets, making it an excellent example of educational tourism. Most of the established & world-renowned conservation centres, such as the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, the world’s only Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Danum Valley Conservation Centre, Imbak Canyon & Maliau Basin, are located in the Heart of Borneo ❤️

Sabah’s Seas 🌊💦

There is just as much to see underwater 🤿🥽 in Sabah as there is on the surface, which is a unique experience in itself. From the west to east coasts, Sabah waters have been the sites of numerous encounters with majestic marine creatures of various sizes. Its abundant marine biodiversity has enticed divers from all over the world to visit & experience Sabah’s underwater splendours 💯👍🏻

Divers have been treated to sightings of killer whales or Orca, hammerhead sharks 🦈 & thresher sharks in waters off Sipadan & Layang-Layang islands. Additionally, the Sabah Ocean is home to endangered dugongs, which have been spotted off Pulau Tiga & Mantanani Island. Whale sharks are also known to appear close to Kota Kinabalu city in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park islands 😲

Looking for the best muck diving spot in Sabah❓⁉️

Semporna is unquestionably the place to be, as it serves as the entryway to Mabul & Bum-Bum islands, which are teeming with exotic little marine critters & minuscule species that have never been seen before

More To Sabah

STB began amplifying its Community Based Tourism to add more cultural immersion into its travel options & indirectly, this has allowed the local community to be more involved in this thriving industry & to continue to preserve & share their culture with others

Not to forget Arts In Sabah as SiennyLovesDrawing has explored & sharing across ya 💯🤩✨ Read more via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/?s=Sabah&submit=Search

In terms of growth for MICE & Business Events, the Sabah International Convention Centre opened in Feb 2020 & is able to cater to 5K delegates per event. This adds to the already matured hotel facilities that continue to also host related events

Welcome to Sabah & 2013 returns to feel & re-discover Sabah’s tourism destinations, to treat all to a fun-filled & memorable travel experience

Yes ✅, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 just can’t wait 😃😁

Let’s Celebrates Friendships With LEGO® Friends Party at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share about the incredible  in-park shows & activities of LEGO® Friends Party at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort which are designed to ensure all its guests to express individuality & diversity in the modern world 

Absolutely suitable ✅ for children/ kids activities during weekends or school holidays 💯👍🏻

From now till 9 Apr 2023, the 🆕 generation of LEGO® Friends are having an exciting party at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort, yes ✅, this next generation of LEGO® Friends characters & activities are designed to celebrate diverse friendships in the modern world ğŸŒŽ

So, let’s enjoy cuti cuti Malaysia there❤️🇲🇾💯

“Children today face a host of modern challenges, passions, obstacles & differences while trying to understand the world around them & create 🆕 lasting friendships. With the introduction of LEGO® Friends at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort, we hope to give parents & kids more tools to navigate friendships & their emotions as they grow and learn about the world around them,” said Mr CS Lim 👨🏻‍💼, Divisional Director at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort

Do check out SiennyLovesDrawing’s TikTok clip captured from the awesome LEGO® Friends Party during her recent visit via 📹🌐


Yeah‼️ Let’s enjoy holiday with my Makan Lokal gang at the exciting LEGO® Friends Party to discover a 🆕 World of Friends 😃😁😆 How about you❓⁉️ Come come come Opening Hours: https://www.legoland.com.my/plan-your-day/before-you-visit/opening-hours/ Shows & Entertainment: https://www.legoland.com.my/explore/shows-entertainment/lego-friends-party/ Tickets & Passes: https://www.legoland.com.my/tickets-passes/ @legolandmalaysiaofficial #FriendsParty #LEGOFriends #LEGOLANDMalaysiaResort #NewLEGOFRIENDS #LEGOFriendsParty

♬ Joyful – ProSounds

“We know that friendships aren’t always easy, especially with the upcoming school year. We want to help children be better friends to themselves & others. At the LEGO® Friends Party, we have curated activities that will encourage emotional & social development through play to help them better understand their individuality & diversity,” Mr CS added 👨🏻‍💼

Getting To Know The 🆕 Generation of LEGO® Friends

During the LEGO® Friends Party, all its guests can get acquainted with each of the 8️⃣ 🆕 characters through activities based on their passions & diverse interests such as;

  • Building their own adorable LEGO® animals with Autumn’s Build-An-Animal ~ To learn how each can play a part in saving the planet with Autumn’s Save the Planet 🌏 activity
  • Music ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ heads should flock to Paisley’s Booth to test their rhythm skills by playing catchy songs during the Play-A-Tune activity
  • Nova’s Speed Building Challenge will test building skills as Nova looks for the fastest builder at the resort

  • To express ownselves best through art can showcase their individuality through art at Liann’s Fun with Art ğŸŽ¨ğŸ–Œï¸ booth
  • Fashionistas get the perfect opportunity to dress up & strike their best pose at Olly’s Photo Studio 📸
  • Joining Chef Leo 🧑🏻‍🍳 in making a delicious LEGO® pizza 🍕 at Leo’s Pizza Making Class
  • Bookworms & movie lovers shouldn’t miss taking a photo with Aliya’s giant book 📖 & watching the 🆕 LEGO Friends show at Aliya’s Movie Projection ğŸŽ¥ğŸ¿
  • Brand 🆕 in-park shows featuring the 🆕 generation of LEGO® Friends such as Zac’s BMX Stunt Show, Zac’s Groovy Party, Paisley’s Retro Flashback, Leo’s Football Freestyle, Aliya’s School Dance & more


Ohh ya…The 8️⃣ 🆕 characters from this LEGO® Friends Party are;

ğŸ‘©ğŸ»â€ğŸŽ¨ Liann ~ She loves art ğŸŽ¨ğŸ–Œï¸, join her for some colouring & some drawings she has created in Fun-With-Art session ya L

👨🏽‍🍳 Leo ~ He loves cooking 🍳🔪 & football ⚽, do join her passion in Pizza 🍕 Making Class Or kickback & watch his show ~ the Football Freestyle

👩🏽‍🏫 Aliya ~ She loves reading 📚📖 , do check out her amazing giant Fantasy Novel Book 📖 ya

👩🏻‍🌾 Autumn ~ She loves the outdoors, do join her at Build-An-Animal & learn more about how all of us can Save the Planet 🌏

🙋🏼‍♂️Olly ~ Fashion is his passion, do syle up for a nice shoot 📸 at the Selfie Station in his studio ya

ğŸ‘©ğŸ»â€ğŸŽ¤ Paisley ~ She enjoys music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµğŸŽ¼ , enjoy Play-A-Tune at the fun music challenge, also watch her passion for music in Retro Flashback show

 🚴🏽‍♂️ Zac ~ Sports is his passion, join him to watch BMX Extreme Show or get into the beat with his Groovy Party session

ğŸŽ® Nova ~ She is a gamer & looking for the fastest builder in the Speed Building Challenge. Can you beat her speed❓⁉️

Ohh ya…Do note some of the on going major enhancements happening at the moment,

✅ The Shaded MINILAND ~ No worries of being sweaty, walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻under hot sunny ☀️ day or wet walking due to bad weather ☔️🌧️, instead all visitors can walk comfortably under 🆕 shades with cooling fans while exploring through iconic landmarks of LEGO® builds
✅ The 1️⃣st Ever Splash Carnival ~ Let’s look forward to enjoy special shows, activities, friendly challenges & many more while enjoying a splashing good time in mid 2023 at the LEGOLAND Water Park ğŸžï¸ 🌊💦
✅ The 🆕 Thrilling 4D Movie at LEGO Studio ~ Let’s enjoy an immersive cinematic experience to a whole 🆕 level with a 🆕 4D Movie that will available at the LEGO® Studio around the 3️⃣rd quarter of 2023 ğŸ¿ğŸŽ¥
✅ Refurbished LEGOLAND Hotel Rooms with 🆕 Themes ~ Let’s look forward to experiencing the up-and-coming 🆕 themed room that will join the current exciting libe-up of PIRATE, KINGDOM, ADVENTURE & NINJAGO® themed rooms 😍🤩

Personally, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is so looking forward to a brand 🆕 LEGO® Friends-themed rooms at LEGOLAND Hotel that soon will be launched in Apr 2023, wow 😲

Do check out SiennyLovesDrawing’s happy staycation TikTok clip captured from LEGO® Adventure themed room recently via 📹🌐

It’s a spacious room suitable for a family of 2 adults & 2 kids as it comes with a queen bed & a double decker beds with Lego bricks toys decorations. A nice comfy room with well equipped amenities including 🆓 WiFi📶, coffee/ tea making, as well as toilet 🚽, hot shower ♨️🚿 & toiletries in an attached bathroom (No bathtub ❌🛁)

Ohh ya…It was exciting fun to solve the clues & then open the save with the passcode gained from solving the clues to receive the small Lego prizes ğŸŽğŸŽ

Not To Miss The Exciting LEGO® Friends Party Promotions

Opening Hours 🕙: https://www.legoland.com.my/plan-your-day/before-you-visit/opening-hours/

Shows & Entertainment ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸ’ƒğŸ•ºğŸŒ: https://www.legoland.com.my/explore/shows-entertainment/lego-friends-party/

Tickets & Passes ğŸŽŸï¸ğŸŒ: https://www.legoland.com.my/tickets-passes/

LEGO® Friends Set Retail Deals: From now till 9 Apr 2023, do enjoy a 20%OFF on any LEGO® Friends Sets in the LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort’s retail stores

Early Bird Day Ticket Offer: From now till 15 March 2023, do book the 1️⃣-Day Single Park, 1️⃣-Day Double Park OR 1️⃣-Day Triple Park tickets at least 3️⃣ days before trip are eligible for a 20%OFF on the tickets ğŸŽŸï¸ which exclusively available ✅ on the official LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort website. Terms & conditions apply

The above promotions are applicable to Malaysians only

Not just a that she had a great 👍🏻 time visited to the LEGOLAND® Theme Park, Water Park & Sea Life during our staycation recently

Do check out her TikTok clips captured via collection namedSienny’s Legoland MY Travel” 📹🌐

https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/collection/Sienny’s%20LegolandMY%20Travel%F0%9F%87%B2%F0%9F%87%BE-7207180749773359878 , also YouTube playlist named “Travel Malaysia 🇲🇾” via 📹🌐 https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfZONBGVTN1aDqF3Nh3ctP0KPzUsZSfzn

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 had a good eating time at Bricks Family Restaurant, in a way her belated birthday ğŸŽ‚ğŸŽˆ celebration with her Makan Lokal gang during this recent time spent with LEGO® Friends Party at LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort

Love 💗 the food varieties served at the buffet dinner & buffet breakfast during her recent staycation, happy foodie with satisfied happy tummy 😋🤤

Ohh ya….Do check out SiennyLovesDrawing’s happy foodie 👩🏻😋💯 at Bricks Family Restaurant TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐


Will be back to LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort for sure & bring along her little niece to enjoy holidays ya👩🏻❤️👧🏻

@legolandmalaysiaofficial #FriendsParty #LEGOFriends #LEGOLANDMalaysiaResort #NewLEGOFRIENDS #LEGOFriendsParty

Second Edition of the Sungei Wang Plaza National Traditional Lion Dance Competition 2023

Updated 28 Feb 2023, 9.50pm to add in the Champion of this competition ğŸ‘ğŸ»ğŸŽ‰ğŸ†ğŸ’¯ğŸ‘ğŸ» as well as with a playlist on this competition

Hey 👋🏻 all, what’s your plan this weekend ❓⁉️

Why not join SiennyLovesDrawing to Sungei Wang Plaza❓⁉️

The annual Sungei Wang Traditional Lion Dance Competition is back‼️ Yeah‼️

This Second Edition of the Sungei Wang Plaza National Traditional Lion Dance Competition is gonna held over 2️⃣ days from 25 Feb 2023 (Sat) to 26 Feb 2023 (Sun), yes ✅, this weekend only at the Main Entrance of Sungei Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur, West Malaysia 🇲🇾

This competition will see a total of 19 renowned lion dance troupes from all across the country competing to bring home the Champion title 🏆

Guess what❓⁉️

A total prize pool of RM11K to be won

The champion will receive a cash prize of RM3️⃣K ; the 1st runner-up will receive a cash prize of RM2️⃣K ; & the 2nd runner-up will receive a cash prize of RM1️⃣K. In addition, 7 consolation prizes will receive a cash prize of RM500 & 5 finalist prizes will receive a cash prize of RM300. Total prizes worth more than RM11K are waiting to be won, wow 😮🤩

“Due to the overwhelming response from the public & participants last year, Sungei Wang Plaza will continue to host the Second Edition Of The Traditional Lion Dance Competition this year as we believe that this highly anticipated event will attract shoppers to the Bukit Bintang area, & it will also be an eye 👀 opener to many tourists visiting Kuala Lumpur

The most important thing, of course, is to continuously promote the significance of the traditional Chinese culture as well as providing an additional platform for the lion dance troupes to showcase & unleash their potential while exposing them to competitive-play experience”, says Mr Ng Yih Chen 👨🏻‍💼, Committee Member of Sungei Wang Plaza Management Corporation


National Traditional Lion Dance Competition 2023 is initiated by Sungei Wang Plaza & sponsored by Magnum, co-organised by the Federation of Selangor & Federal Territory Dragon & Lion Dance Association & is open to all lion dance troupes from Malaysia to participate. To date, there is a total of 19 lion dance troupes across the nation that will compete for the champion title 🏆

On 25 Feb 2023 (Sat) at 1 pm, there will be an opening ceremony & speech by Mr Leong Lik Thong PJK 👨🏻‍💼, the Chairman of the Federation of Selangor & Federal Territory Dragon & Lion Dance Association

Then, followed by a Prize Presentation Ceremony ğŸ†ğŸŽ–ï¸ğŸ¥‡ğŸ¥ˆğŸ¥‰which will be held on 26 Feb 2023 (Sun) at 4.30pm, Yang Berhormat Tuan Fong Kui Lun 👨🏻‍💼, Member of Parliament Bukit Bintang will be attending the ceremony to present the prizes to the new crown winners of The Second Edition of the Sungei Wang Plaza National Traditional Lion Dance Competition

So, if you’re available this weekend, do dropping by at Main Entrance of Sungei Wang Plaza to witness this national traditional lion dance competition

Don’t be sad 😔 if you’re not available, you can follow the live updates from the Sungei Wang Plaza’s FB & IG stories ya 😃😁 

More info via 🌐 https://www.instagram.com/p/CpClFyBJVgY/

Updated 28 Feb 2023, 9.50pm to add in the Champion of this competition ğŸ‘ğŸ»ğŸŽ‰ğŸ†ğŸ’¯ğŸ‘ğŸ» as well as with a playlist on this competition 

Do check out this YouTube playlist for this exciting competition captured 📹🌐 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2fLu48-nZg8ct1lxZmyIAw1CxTlsiufF

Congratulations ğŸ‘ğŸ»ğŸŽ‰ to the Champion 🏆 ~ Penang Ching Xing with final score 9.01 💯👍🏻

Throughout the 2️⃣ days of competition, the Champion Title of The Second Edition of the Sungei Wang Plaza National Traditional Lion Dance Competition was awarded to Ching Xing Sports & Cultural Centre with a cash prize of RM3️⃣K which was presented by Mr. Lee Seang Hock. As for Persatuan Sukan China Sungai Besi Selangor and Persatuan Tarian Naga Dan Singa Jin Shan Tangkak Johor, the teams were awarded 1️⃣st runner-up title with a cash prize of RM2️⃣K & 2️⃣nd runner-up title with a cash prize of RM1️⃣K which had presented by Mr Lee Seang Hock

In addition, the consolation prizes with a cash prize of RM500 & finalist prize with a cash prize of RM300 were presented by Mr. Ng Yih Chen & Mr. Lim See Chin as encouragement & in recognition of their efforts

Tourism Malaysia Media Explore Race & Media Appreciation Ceremony 2022

Oppsss…This is a throwback post 😆, SiennyLovesDrawing actually completed her participation for the 3D2N Tourism Malaysia Media Explore Race 2022 (TOMER 2022) in Nov 2022 with another 3️⃣ team members as Team 21 Pari-Pari. This race has covered from Putrajaya, Selangor, Perak & Kuala Lumpur (KL) in Malaysia 🇲🇾 & with a combination of 2️⃣ popular competition concepts ie. Treasure Hunt & Explorace 💯👍🏻

There were approximately of 88 media members (In 22 Perodua-sponsored cars 🚗🚗), including 11 international media members from Indonesia 🇮🇩, Thailand 🇹🇭 & Brunei 🇧🇳 in this TOMER 2022. It was held for the 1️⃣st time in conjunction with the celebration 🥳 ğŸŽ‰ of Tourism Malaysia’s 50 Golden Jubilee celebrations at the moment, yeah‼️

All participants will travel in team to selected locations 📍📍 along the route of the race to answer the Treasure Hunt questions ❓❓ in the form of a Creative Thinking Outside the Box 🤔💭💬, her team mates even said thinking outside the world, lol 😆 then to complete all the tasks & challenges of this Amazing Explorace allocated. The exciting prizes ğŸŽğŸŽ to reward the winning participants of this race consists of 1️⃣st prize ~ RM 5️⃣K,  2️⃣nd prize ~ RM 3️⃣K, 3️⃣rd prize ~ RM2️⃣K & 🔟 consolation prizes of RM500 each

Guess what❓⁉️ SiennyLovesDrawing & her team 21 Pari Pari members 👭🏻👫🏻 has won the consolation prize as all were 1st timers in this kind of race challenge, bravo 👏🏻

This 3️⃣D2️⃣N TOMER 2022 was organized in collaboration 🤝🏻 with Perodua as the main sponsor, together with Montanic Adventure Store, BoraOmbak Marina Putrajaya, Selangor Fruit Valley, STEG Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Bagas Zakariah, Wonda Coffee & Pepsi. It also has the cooperation 🤝🏻 with Tourism Perak & VisitKL

It aims to promote tourism destinations & products available in Putrajaya, KL, Selangor & Perak among domestic & international media members. Each participated team is set for 4️⃣pax in a Perodua-sponsored car 🚗 allocated with team participation no. pasted on the car. Each participant is required to comply with all road rules throughout this exciting race, yes ✅, safety 1️⃣st always ya 😃


The participants registration started early morning ☀️ at Sunset Glasshaus, Indus Cafe of Marina Putrajaya with receipt of participation kit, location guide aka tulip, question sets, t-shirts 👕👕 & breakfast 🍽️😋 Then, followed by a race briefing session by Clerk of Course (COC) for this race. The flag off of 🚩🚗 all participants of this race was officiated by Datuk Mohd Zamri Mat Zain, Deputy Secretary General (Tourism) of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture (MOTAC) at Marina Putrajaya & was also attended by Dato’ Hj. Zainuddin Abdul Wahab, Director General of Tourism Malaysia. In this race, all the participants will go on a mission of travel & treasure exploration for a distance of more than 300km as a group by riding a Perodua-sponsored car 🚗

Dato’ Zainuddin said, the organization of TOMER 2022 not only aims to establish close relations with local & international media involving mainstream media & new media, but also to promote tourism products around Putrajaya, Selangor, Perak & KL

“Tourism Malaysia has carried out various promotional & marketing activities to increase the contribution of the tourism sector to the improvement of the national economy in parallel with the focus on making Malaysia 🇲🇾 as 1️⃣ of the preferred tourist destinations in the region. Through the organization of TOMER 2022, publicity for domestic tourism products can also be increased including the gastronomy & nature segments in addition to strengthening public-private cooperation,” he shared

So, he emphasized to all participants to enjoy & have fun in this race 😁

Along the way, the participants will stop at several checkpoints 📍📍 including Selangor Fruit Valley, the remains of the Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge No. 5 (TT5) & Bagas Zakariah in Gopeng with activities eg. witnessing a demonstration of ice blended nangka cempedak aka NangCem preparation by Dato’ Chef Ismail Ahmad, Tourism, Art & Culture Ambassador for the gastronomic market, it’s so so tasty refreshing to enjoy, yummy max 😋

1️⃣st check point @📍Selangor Fruit Valley ~ To complete the salted egg 🥚making process at the same time being stepped by the ducks 🦆🦆, lol 😆 It’s challenging fun ya

2️⃣nd check point @📍Bagas Zakariah & lunch 🍽️😋 ~ To complete the activities of pick up & open durians, separate the 3️⃣ types of beans in a bamboo tray within a time frame, wow 😳

3️⃣rd check point @📍TT5 ~ To complete a maze walk by each individual team member each time & the fastest gain more marks for own team


Not just that, all participants have to sort out what are the Treasure hunt items to grab & then submit all answers to COC

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻❤️ felt proud & touching that all the treasure hunt items, including salted egg made by the race teams were all donated to the orphanage home, bravo 👏🏻👍🏻for the thoughtfulness, absolutely this making the race more meaningful for all participants

In addition, the participants will also experience an overnight camping 🏕️ experience at Riverside Camp Gopeng with BBQ dinner & the amazing performance by the fire boys 🔥🔥 & local music bands ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ Not to forget the highlight of this race ie. The white water rafting 🚣‍♀️🚣‍♂️ activity in Sungai Kampar, a must do & not to miss this extreme fun water activity

This traveling mission will end at the Kuala Lumpur Tourism Information Center (MaTiC) for lunch 🍽️😋 & then the prize giving ceremony ğŸŽğŸŽ to the winners at the Media Appreciation Ceremony

Sharing quick tips from SiennyLovesDrawing’s participation on what to pack for race challenge;
  • Smartphone 📱 / camera 📸
  • Power Bank 🔋
  • Wet clothing / river bath
  • Personal medicine or health supplements
  • Cap/ hat 🧢👒
  • Slippers 🩴👡
  • Covered shoes 👟 for white water rafting
  • Raincoat or umbrella 🌂☂️☔, especially if raining season 🌧️🌦️⛈️
  • Camping 🏕️ ~ Sleeping bag, pillow or blanket
  • Torchlight 🔦
  • Most important ~ Happy positive vibes 😁😁

Absolutely a healthy event to be at, it involves brain juice to solve the race questions & sweaty running to search & find the clue & answers throughout, exciting one 👍🏻

Ohh ya…All race participants were invited by Tourism Malaysia to attend the 2022 Media Appreciation Ceremony ğŸŽğŸŽ which happened during the 3️⃣D2️⃣N as an effort to celebrate media members who have supported & helped Tourism Malaysia to make tourism activities a success, especially during the 2️⃣ years faced with the COVID-19 pandemic


Hurray ‼️ Team 21 Pari Pari won Tourism Malaysia Media Explore Race 2022 #TOMER2022 #CutiCutiMalaysia , the race from #Putrajaya ~ #Selangor #Perak & #KualaLumpur 😁👭🏻👫🏻🚗 1️⃣st checkpoint 📍#SelangorFruitValley , #Selangor after flag off from Indus Cafe, BoraOmbak, Marina Putrajaya after yummy 😋👍🏻 breakfast served & changed to our race t-shirt 👕 Guess what ❓⁉️ We made salted eggs 🥚🥚for the 1️⃣st time , lol 😆😆 hahaha, tried kacukan fruit nangka + cempedak, enjoyed pandan coconut water 🥥🌴 #Tourism #Travel #travellocal #TourismMalaysia @malaysiatrulyasia @tourismperak @visitklofficial @myperoduaofficial @montanicadventure @pepsimalaysia #wondacoffee @steghotelkl @selangorfruitsvalley @boraombakmarinaputrajaya #bagaszakariah #Tomer2022 #cuticutimalaysia

♬ Epic Music(842228) – Pavel

It’s themed gold & black 🖤💛 this ceremony & it was held at Magica Hall, Quill City Mall with aims to appreciate the media’s role in improving the promotion & marketing of Tourism Malaysia throughout its 50 years of existence through the Malaysia Truly Asia campaign for the international market & domestic market #cuticutimalaysia

The ceremony was attended by YBhg. Datuk Hajah Saraya Arbi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture (MOTAC) & Dato’ Haji Zainuddin Abdul Wahab, Director General of Tourism Malaysia

Dato’ Zainuddin said, since its launch in 1999, the Malaysia Truly Asia campaign, for example, has won more than 25 awards at the international level, thus successfully boosting the arrival of foreign tourists to Malaysia 💕🇲🇾👍🏻

“As of last September, Malaysia has recorded the arrival of more than 5.5 million tourists. We are optimistic to reach the target of 9.2 million tourists with a tourism income of RM26.8 billion by the end of this year. In fact, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), international tourism continues to show signs of strong industry recovery when it returns to record tourist arrivals reaching 57% during the pre-pandemic for the 1st 7 months of this year,” said Dato’ Zainuddin

At the ceremony, in addition to the lucky draw ğŸŽğŸŽ, all invited guests were also entertained with a cabaret performance 💃🕺 & a medley of Tourism Malaysia promotional campaign songs ğŸŽ¤ğŸ‘„ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ under the coordination of Istana Budaya Dance Artists as well as the appearance of popular guest artists, Ms Ernie Zakri & Mr Khai Bahar

Also held was the prize-giving ceremony for the winners of the TOMER 2022 which involved the participation of approximately 88 local & international media which took place over 300km from Putrajaya to Gopeng, Perak

Yes ✅, SiennyLovesDrawing & her team 21 Pari Pari members 👭🏻👫🏻 has won the consolation prize 🙌🏻💪🏻👍🏻, absolutely worth the sweats, tiredness & efforts of all team members, of course great 👍🏻 fun too


@malaysia.truly.asia @tourismperak @visitklofficial @perodua @montanic_adventure @pepsimy @wondacoffee @steghotelkl @selangorfruitvalley @boraombak_marinaputrajaya @bagas.zakariah #Tomer2022 #cuticutimalaysia

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