Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Cali Dreamin': Introducing the Anothersole 247 Cali Men Sneakers


Hey guys, looking for a sneaker that's both stylish and sustainable? Look no further than the all-new Anothersole 247 Cali (Men)! These kicks combine a sleek, preppy look with the comfort and versatility you've come to expect from the renowned Singaporean brand, Anothersole.

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

RC Coaching and Elevate Performance to Host Triathlon Clinic at Desaru Coast Ahead of IRONMAN 70.3 Desaru Coast


In preparation for IRONMAN 70.3 Desaru Coast in May, Desaru Coast will play host to a triathlon clinic by Malaysia's and Singapore's premier triathlon coaching companies, RC Coaching and Elevate Performance. The three-day clinic will feature an intensive training program designed to elevate triathletes' skills and endurance.

Wednesday, April 03, 2024

LG Run Putrajaya: Running Towards Life's Good!


Putrajaya, 3 April 2024 – Lace up those running shoes for an exhilarating run towards the Good Life! LG Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd (LG Malaysia) is excited to unveil its inaugural LG Run, slated to unfold on 4 August 2024 at Anjung Floria, Putrajaya. With the aim of fostering an inspiring Life’s Good experience for all, LG Malaysia invites participants to embark on a journey of wellness and positivity alongside their friends and family.

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Rumah Mawart: A Batik-Infused Oasis in Langkawi


Langkawi's Kampung Mawar boasts a hidden gem - Rumah Mawart. Lush greenery surrounds this charming cafe, creating a tranquil ambiance for you to experience a unique blend of art, culture, and delectable food. Forget your average coffee shop, Rumah Mawart offers something special.

Langkawi's Unique Breakfast Spot: Tok Awang - Coffee, Culture, and Crazy-Good Pek Nga!


Langkawi isn't all stunning beaches and luxurious resorts. Tucked away amidst the island's charm lies Tok Awang Coffee & Cafe, a unique eatery that's more than just a place to grab a bite. Here, you'll find delicious local cuisine, steaming cups of coffee, and a storyteller extraordinaire – Tok Sukun, the owner himself!

Langkawi's Culinary Gem: MakLang Cafe - A Fusion of Family, Food, and Art


Langkawi isn't just about postcard-perfect beaches. Tucked amidst its lush landscapes and sunny skies lies MakLang Cafe by Ilham Ceramic Studio, a cafe unlike any other. Here, tradition is served on a plate, intertwined with a heartwarming family story and a touch of artistic flair. Let's delve into the unique experience that awaits you at MakLang Cafe.

Dangau Langkawi: Where Local Flavours Blossom Amidst Paddy Fields


Venture beyond the bustling tourist spots of Langkawi and discover Dangau Langkawi, a rustic gem nestled amidst picturesque paddy fields. This local restaurant, named after the traditional Malay huts it occupies, offers an escape into the heart of kampung (village) life, promising an authentic culinary journey.

Langkawi After Dark: Squid Jigging Under the Stars


Langkawi isn't just about soaking up the sun on beautiful beaches. Did you know you can have an exciting adventure at night too? Here's something called "mencandat sotong," which basically means catching squid under the stars!

Timeless Treasure: Exploring Gua Wang Buloh on Pulau Tuba

Gua Wang Buloh

Pulau Tuba, a secluded treasure nestled off the coast of Langkawi, unveils more than the tantalizing aroma of mi udang. Within its verdant embrace lies Gua Wang Buloh, a mystical cave that murmurs ancient island chronicles. For adventurous spirits seeking to unravel the island's geological secrets, a hike to Gua Wang Buloh promises an unforgettable journey that will leave a lasting impression.

Saturday, March 23, 2024

A Mi Udang Lover's Paradise: What and Where to Eat in Pulau Tuba

Prawn, squid, or crab? Why choose when you can have them ALL in a bowl of delicious noodles! 

Pulau Tuba, also known as "Mi Udang Island," lives up to its name! This hidden gem off Langkawi is a haven for fresh, delicious seafood, and foodies won't be disappointed.

Pulau Tuba: Escape to a Slice of Authentic Langkawi


Langkawi, with its turquoise waters and luxurious resorts, is a dream destination for many. But for those seeking an off-the-beaten-path adventure, Pulau Tuba beckons. This island paradise offers a glimpse into a simpler way of life, a stark contrast to the tourist hubs of Langkawi. Here, you'll find friendly villagers, traditional customs, and a slower pace - perfect for a truly authentic Malay experience.

An Agrotastic Adventure: Exploring MARDI Agrotechnology Park, Langkawi


Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah, is known for its stunning beaches and vibrant reefs, but nestled within its lush embrace lies a hidden gem: the MARDI Agrotechnology Park. This 35-hectare haven is a fusion of agricultural research and tourism, offering visitors a unique glimpse into the world of modern farming and the abundance of tropical fruits.

Lion Marine Langkawi: Discover Sunny and Pristine Paradise


Langkawi's enchanting archipelago welcomes a brand new gem – Lion Marine Langkawi! Nestled on the pristine shores of Pulau Singa Besar (Big Lion Island), this privately owned paradise offers a unique blend of nature, adventure, and relaxation. Escape the ordinary and get ready to discover a hidden haven unlike any other in Langkawi.

Taman Lagenda: A free and fascinating journey into the heart of Langkawi's legends.


Langkawi's history whispers with tales of giants, mythical birds, and princesses. Intrigued? Look no further than Taman Lagenda Park, a unique open-air park located next to the Dataran Helang (Eagle Square) in Kuah Town. Here, you can embark on a free journey through Langkawi's folklore, all nestled amidst a scenic landscape.

Soar Above Paradise: Unveiling the Wonders of Langkawi SkyCab


Langkawi SkyCab isn't just a cable car ride, it's an unforgettable adventure into the heart of nature's majesty. Buckle up as we take you on a breathtaking journey through the ancient rainforests and soaring peaks of Langkawi Island.

Unleash Your Inner Explorer: Langkawi Nature Park & Kilim Geoforest Park Await!


Langkawi Nature Park is back, baby! After a pandemic pause, this island gem is reopening its doors in phases, with over 70% of the park accessible as of December 22nd, 2023. Get ready to reconnect with nature, encounter fascinating wildlife, and maybe even come face-to-face with a cackling hyena (don't worry, there's a safe distance involved!).

Langkawi Adventure & Xtreme Park: Thrills, Chills, and Sky-High Adventures!


Langkawi is known for its stunning beaches and laid-back vibes, but for those seeking an adrenaline rush, the Langkawi Adventure & Xtreme Park is a must-visit! This blog post recounts my recent adventure there, where I tackled the thrilling 4 COMBO PACK (ATV ADV + Go Kart + Skybike + Archery).

Friday, March 22, 2024

Garmin Run Asia Series 2024 is Back by Popular Demand this October


Kuala Lumpur, 22 March 2024 — Garmin Malaysia today announced the return of the much-anticipated Garmin Run Asia Series 2024 set to take place this October. Embracing the theme ‘From Zero to Hero’, the run aims to challenge participants on another great yet exhilarating run that will push them beyond their comfort zone and encourage them to lead a more active lifestyle. 

Under Armour invites you and your partner for ‘Dual Race’, a Night Marathon that celebrates the Power of Teamwork


Kuala Lumpur, 20 March 2024 – Calling all competitive runners and their running partners to take on the ultimate night marathon challenge together! Under Armour introduces the Dual Race, a team-oriented night marathon requiring each participant to team up with a running partner. 

New Balance Empowers Female Runners: Celebrating Individuality at the 2024 Nagoya Women's Marathon

Esther Joy Chen (left), Ann Pow (middle), and Nur Fitri Najwa (right) all ready for the Nagoya Women's Marathon 2024

Kuala Lumpur, 20 March 2024 – In a remarkable show of support for the spirit of diversity and individuality within the running community, New Balance Malaysia has proudly supported three distinguished Malaysian female runners to participate in the prestigious Nagoya Women's Marathon 2024, held on 10 March 2024, coinciding with International Women's Day. The Nagoya Women's Marathon, evolving from a 20-km race in Toyohashi to a full marathon in Nagoya, holds World Athletics Platinum road race status, marking it as a key event in the athletics calendar.

lululemon expands its Run collection as 10 Athletes Ran Over 4,636km, Each Surpassing Their Furthest Distance, at lululemon’s FURTHER Women’s Ultramarathon



Kuala Lumpur, 21 March 2024 – In May 2023, lululemon announced the multi-year global FURTHER campaign to celebrate human possibility and how far women can go. As part of this FURTHER campaign, lululemon held the FURTHER Ultramarathon, the first-of-its-kind Women’s Ultramarathon from the brand. The six-day ultramarathon began on March 6, 2024, ahead of International Women’s Day, and culminated on March 12, 2024, at Lake Cahuilla in La Quinta, California. It featured 10 female athletes from its global ambassador collective, including Yoon Young Kang, an ultrarunner with Judo Black Belt from South Korea and Vriko Kwok, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Athlete and entrepreneur from Hong Kong.

ANTA Malaysia Celebrates Ramadan with Shoe Donation Drive and Exciting Events!


This Ramadan, ANTA Malaysia is spreading the spirit of giving back with their #ANTABersamaAnda (ANTA with You) campaign! They're launching their first-ever shoe donation drive, inviting Malaysians to donate gently-used shoes to support those in need.

Friday, March 15, 2024

Nike TRX: A Community-Centric Hub for Sports Enthusiasts


Kuala Lumpur, 14th March, 2024 – Nike, in partnership with GMG, is excited to announce the grand opening of its groundbreaking Nike TRX store, a revolutionary retail space carefully designed to encapsulate the vibrant essence of the city. This concept store goes beyond the typical retail space, creating a dynamic environment where members can not only discover inspiration but also connect with local communities.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Noba Resort: Your Budget-Friendly Beach Escape with a Local Touch


Langkawi, a jewel of Malaysia, caters to a variety of travel styles. From bustling night markets to secluded rainforests, there's something for everyone. But for those seeking a laid-back seafront experience without breaking the bank, Noba Resort Langkawi offers a unique escape.

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Tuba Island Cottage: Unwind in the Peaceful Haven of Pulau Tuba


Langkawi, a jewel of Malaysia, entices travelers with its pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and vibrant culture. But tucked away just 5 kilometers from the main island lies a hidden gem – Pulau Tuba, the only inhabited island besides Langkawi itself. If you crave an authentic experience, untouched by the tourist crowds, look no further than Tuba Island Cottage.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Pak Raja Villas: Your Tranquil Escape in Langkawi's Embrace


Langkawi, a Malaysian island paradise, offers diverse experiences for every traveler. Craving bustling nightlife and vibrant markets? You've got it. Seeking a serene escape amidst nature's embrace? Look no further than Pak Raja Villas.

Monday, March 11, 2024

Garmin Outdoor Series Ambassador, Alif Satar's #GengSubuhMacamJumaat brings together local running community


Over the weekend, local actor, singer and host, Alif Satar, teamed up with Garmin Run Club Malaysia to host a fun run as part of his movement #GengSubuhMacamJumaat, as Garmin's newly minted Outdoor Series Ambassador. 

Hangouts Urban + Eco: Your Home Away From Home in Langkawi Paradise


Langkawi, a tropical paradise brimming with natural beauty and exciting adventures, offers countless accommodation options. But if you're seeking a place that feels more like a cozy home-away-from-home, look no further than Hangouts Urban + Eco. This unique family-oriented staycation resort blends urban architecture with an eco-friendly environment, creating an unforgettable experience for families and groups.

Sunday, March 10, 2024

5 Days, 4 Nights: An Unforgettable Adventure in Langkawi & Pulau Tuba


Our Langkawi adventure began the night before departure. With excitement buzzing, we piled into a chartered van at KL Gombak LRT Station around 10.30pm, ready for the journey ahead.

Thursday, February 29, 2024

New Balance Fresh Foam X More Trail v3: Comfort Reigns Supreme on the Trails

 New Balance Fresh Foam X More Trail v3: Colour - Cayenne with kombu

For trail runners seeking a plush, comfortable experience on their off-road adventures, the New Balance Fresh Foam X More Trail v3 emerges as a compelling option. Retailing at RM779.00, these shoes prioritize cushioning and protection, making them ideal for tackling uneven terrain while keeping your feet happy.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

New ASICS METASPEED™ Shoes: Designed to Help Elite Runners Break Records


ASICS is proud to announce the launch of the METASPEED™ SKY PARIS and METASPEED™ EDGE PARIS, the latest additions to their flagship racing shoe series. These shoes are designed to help elite runners achieve new levels of performance by building upon the success of their predecessors.

Garmin Malaysia Unveils the Lily 2 Series: Stylish Smartwatches Packed with Features


Garmin Malaysia has just dropped a bombshell: the Lily 2 series, the newest generation of their fashionable and fitness-focused smartwatches. The Lily 2 and Lily 2 Classic models offer a sleek redesign, upgraded health tracking, and connected features – all wrapped in a stunning package. Plus, up to five days of battery life in smartwatch mode lets you focus on your lifestyle, not on the charger!

On Cloudmonster 2: Where Science, Music, and Running Collide


Swiss sportswear brand On is making waves in the running community with the launch of the Cloudmonster 2, the latest iteration of their popular maximum energy return shoe. This innovative release goes beyond just footwear; it's part of a unique collaborative campaign that merges science, music, and the spirit of running.

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Travel First Aid Kit Essentials: Stay Healthy on Your Adventures


Adventure awaits! Whether you're scaling mountains, exploring bustling cities, or relaxing on sun-kissed beaches, a well-stocked first-aid kit can turn minor mishaps into mere blips on the radar. 

Friday, February 16, 2024

New Balance Announces MADE in USA Spring/Summer Collection

New Balance has launched its MADE in USA Season Spring/Summer Collection, introducing a new range of silhouettes in bright seasonal shades and classic neutrals. The MADE in USA Seasonal Collection will launch in the following phases:


Thursday, February 15, 2024

Exploring the Hidden Gem of GUA SIREH in Baling, Kedah


Nestled in the serene landscapes of Baling, Kedah, lies a hidden treasure that beckons adventurers and history enthusiasts alike - Gua Sireh. This mesmerizing cave, a lesser-known gem compared to its more famous counterparts in Malaysia, offers a unique blend of natural beauty, historical significance, and cultural richness, making it a must-visit destination.

Wednesday, February 07, 2024

Unleash Your Inner Dragon: Celebrate Lunar New Year with "Play Lóng Lóng" at GL Play!


Get ready to celebrate the Lunar New Year like never before at GL Play, Gamuda Land's ultimate leisure hub! From February 6th to March 10th, 2024, prepare for a month-long extravaganza called "Play Lóng Lóng," packed with festive fun, exclusive deals, and exciting activities across SplashMania Waterpark and FunPark.

Tuesday, February 06, 2024

Year of the Dragon: A Roar-some Journey Through Bruce Lee's Legacy at Resorts World Genting


Calling all Bruce Lee fans and martial arts enthusiasts! This Year of the Dragon, Resorts World Genting is bringing the legend to life with an exclusive exhibition – Year of the Dragon: Bruce Lee the 1st Tour. Mark your calendars, because from February 5th to April 14th, 2024, you have the chance to immerse yourself in the cinematic legacy of this global icon at the Times Square Stage in SkyAvenue.

Friday, February 02, 2024

Skechers Friendship Walk 2024: Where Heritage Meets Fun!


Join the Skechers Friendship Walk 2024 on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024 from 6 AM to 11 AM at Dataran Wawasan, Putrajaya and take a step back in time! This annual event invites you to explore Malaysia's rich heritage amidst stunning architecture, fostering connections and friendships with loved ones.

Panasonic’s First Healthy Fun Run Sets the Pace for a Healthier Tomorrow

Putrajaya, 1 Feburary – Panasonic Malaysia organised its first Panasonic Cooking Healthy Fun Run on last weekend at Anjung Floria, Putrajaya. The 5KM family-friendly event aligns with Panasonic’s brand action tagline “Create Today. Enrich Tomorrow.” and its core pillar of “Inner Well-being” that prioritises a culture of holistic well-being, starting from the kitchen with eating healthy, nutritious food.

Thursday, February 01, 2024

New Balance and JD Sports Launch Exclusive 9060

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Kuala Lumpur, 31 January 2024 - In celebration of the launch of the new colourways of the New Balance 9060 at JD Sports, New Balance has combined the worlds of sport and culture with a standout product-focused campaign featuring talent at the top of their game from across the globe.

Thursday, January 25, 2024

Conquering the Peak: A Guide to Hiking Mount Baling in Kedah


Towering 546 meters above the verdant plains of Baling, Kedah, Mount Baling beckons adventure seekers with its scenic trails and breathtaking panoramas. But before you lace up your boots and embark on this exhilarating climb, proper preparation is key. So, let's delve into everything you need to know to conquer Mount Baling like a seasoned pro!

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

WENG VALLEY: A Blossoming Eco-Gem in Kedah's Baling District


Nestled amidst the emerald expanse of a FELCRA settlement in Mukim Weng, Baling, Weng Valley has quietly bloomed into a haven of eco-tourism and cultural immersion. Opened in 2023, this brainchild of government initiatives aims to rejuvenate the local economy, promote sustainable tourism, and diversify the income streams of the community.

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

A Sweet Escape: Picnic and Play in DUSUN TOK WAK, BALING


Imagine this: you're nestled in a lush orchard, surrounded by the sweet scent of ripening fruits. The gentle murmur of a river lulls you into relaxation, as you swing lazily in a hammock strung between  trees. This isn't just a dream; it's a reality waiting for you at Dusun Tok Wak, an award-winning eco-tourism attraction in a charming Malay village.

DIMA GARDEN - Where Comfort Meets Adventure


Nestled amidst the verdant embrace of Kuala Ketil, Sungai Petani, lies DIMA Garden – a haven for relaxation, adventure, and celebration. More than just a resort, DIMA Garden unveils a tapestry of experiences designed to rejuvenate your senses and reconnect you with nature's charm.

Monday, January 22, 2024

BALING: A Treasure Trove of Natural Beauty and Historical Significance

Baling, a small town in the state of Kedah, Malaysia, is a hidden gem that offers a wealth of natural beauty and historical significance. With its lush rainforests, limestone caves, and rich cultural heritage, Baling is a destination that has something to offer everyone.

Monday, January 15, 2024

The MUSIC RUN by CIMB hits all the right notes towards sustainable life and health


Kuala Lumpur, 15 January 2024 – The Music Run by CIMB returned to Malaysia for its highly anticipated third edition with CIMB returning as the Presenting Partner. The iconic Bukit Jalil National Stadium came alive on Saturday with close to 17,000 participants, hailing from all walks of life to “Live the Beat” for a 5km fun run along the “Sound Track” run course. Interactive music guided runners throughout the course to keep the motivation high, while elevating the running experience for all participants.

Friday, January 12, 2024

COLUMBIA - the Global Sportswear Brand Brings the Spirit of Outdoor Adventures to Malaysia


Kuala Lumpur, 11 January 2024 – GMG, one of the Middle East's leading family-owned conglomerates, is thrilled to announce the grand launch of Columbia, the iconic American sportswear brand, in Malaysia. The exciting development comes with the opening of a new Columbia store at Mid Valley Megamall. Following the successful debut of new stores in Suria KLCC and Pavilion Bukit Jalil last October with GMG as the exclusive distributor, this expansion represents a significant milestone for Columbia as it strategically expands its reach into one of Southeast Asia’s most vibrant and dynamic markets.

Saturday, January 06, 2024

Sun & Sand Sports (SSS) Marks a Grand Debut in Malaysia with its Inaugural Launch Event


Kuala Lumpur, 4 January 2024 – GMG, one of the Middle East's leading family-owned conglomerates that entered the Southeast Asia market at the end of 2020, is excited to announce the grand opening of Sun & Sand Sports (SSS) in Malaysia, solidifying its foothold in Southeast Asia. The highly anticipated grand launch, aptly themed ‘SSS Active Arcade’, took place at Centre Court, Mid Valley Megamall, and provided an extraordinary experience to fitness enthusiasts and lifestyle seekers alike.

Friday, January 05, 2024

“Celebrate a Year of Be龙 onging” with PUMA this Chinese New Year


Drawing inspiration from Chinese culture and heritage, globally renowned sportswear brand PUMA is set to unveil the SS24 Chinese New Year Collection this 8 January 2024. Blending contemporary sportstyle with the rich cultural tapestry of Tibetan nomadic heritage, PUMA aims to share the dragon’s roar in the new collection and celebrate a year of belonging!