We visited Sungai Lembing’s Underground Tin Mines without really knowing what to expect. We entered the compound, saw a small railway track, a small tram, and nothing much in the vicinity. We were a bit surprised at the steep entrance fee of RM 15 because it seemed like there was nothing much to see. Continue reading
I stayed for one night in T Box when I visited Sungai Lembing. The first thing you see when you enter T Box Sungai Lembing’s compound would be the vibrant containers, painted with all sorts of murals. Every container has a different design – be it animals, rainbows, boats or stars. Continue reading
I have always enjoyed food from small towns in Malaysia, for every town has its own flavors and unique dishes. Sungai Lembing in Pahang is no different. In this list of “Top 10 Things to Eat @ Sungai Lembing”, you’ll see a lot of food here being made with “mountain-water”, Continue reading
If you love nature, the Rainbow Waterfall at Sungai Lembing would be a fun place to visit. To get to the waterfall, you’ll have to take a package from a local travel agency at RM 50 per person, including transport and insurance. The roads into the waterfall are mud roads Continue reading
Watching sun rise @ Sungai Lembing is an activity that you absolutely cannot miss. It only takes about 40 minutes to hike up Panorama Hill to see the rewarding view.
There are a few places that sell roast pork in Sungai Lembing; Ah Ding’s Charcoal Roast Pork (林明阿定柴香烧肉) is irrefutably the best one. Some even call it “the Best Roast Pork in Malaysia”. Many TV shows such as “Axian’s Food Aventures” and “Hochiak” have also featured this place on the show. Continue reading
When I first came across the Time Capsule Retreat @ Sungai Lembing, I was immediately intrigued by its unique design – cylindrical cement tubes nestled in the middle of lush greeneries. Both the retreat and Sungai Lembing has been on my mind ever since then. Continue reading
The First World Hotel has an impressive 6118 rooms, which makes it the world’s largest hotel in the period of 2005 – 2007 and it is listed in the Guinness World Records. If you are visiting Genting Highlands, there are high chances that you will be staying in this hotel because the other two hotels Genting Highlands and Maxims are reserved for high rollers. Continue reading
Colmar Tropicale is a highland resort inspired by the Alsace region of France. Located at 2700 ft above sea level, cobbled streets, timber-framed buildings, clock tower and pastel colors reminisce an European medieval village.
The Flying Fox at Bukit Tinggi is the longest trail in South East Asia, located in Colmar Tropicale’s Adventure Park. I saw the advertisements for it as we were driving and just mentioned to Gary as-a-matter-of-factly “hey, there’s flying fox here !” Not knowing that my comment had ignited Gary’s childhood passion as a scout and he decided that we should have a go at it. Continue reading