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  1. 6 hiking trails in Malaysia

    July 10, 2019 by barbara

    Are you on a property investment bandwagon looking for properties to invest in? If so, you can check out Setia Sky Residence if you are interested. Property investment requires constant hard work and sometimes can be stressful. Perhaps you could engage in some activities to release stress and hiking could be one of the activities you join to release stress. Hiking is one of the interesting activities that one can explore in Malaysia. There are various hiking trails across Malaysia that hiking enthusiasts could explore. This article will guide you through 6 hiking trails in Malaysia that you could explore.

    1. Bukit Gasing Forest Park

    Bukit Gasing Forest Park is located just 15 minutes off Federal Highway. This trail is popular among the residents in the neighborhood. It is always filled with jungle trekkers who are interested in trekking so there is no need to worry about getting lost, as you can always ask for help.

    There are a few paths here within the 100-hectare forest reserve. A typical circuit will take approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.

    1. Broga Hill

    Broga Hill is known for the beautiful panoramic views. Hiking to the peak will allow hikers to have a spectacular view of the palm oil estate, rainforest and distant mountain. Broga Hill is also the right place if you love watching sunrise. Most hikers will start their hike as early as 5am in order to catch the sunrise. It is famous among the locals and tourist, and the trail is straightforward so there is no need to worry about getting lost.

    The hike at Broga Hill is fairly easy but can be a little bit slippery. Torchlight is required for safety purpose if you plan to hike early, as it might be too dim for you to hike.

    1. Penang Hill

    Penang Hill is one of the most well known trekking trails in Malaysia. There are many routes that one can undertake this trip: road used by locals to drive up the hill; or path that starts from the Botanical Garden. There is a train that travels up and down the hill as well.

    Hiking along the trails might take 2 to 3 hours to reach Penang hill as the trails are steep. If you are lucky, you might even see some wildlife hanging around the trees. In addition, you can also find a bird park, mosque, temple and food stalls that sell local delicacies as you go up the hill.

    1. Mount Kinabalu

    Mount Kinabalu is one of the well-known destinations for those who love trekking. Furthermore, Mount Kinabalu is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mount Kinabalu is no stranger to everyone, even to those who do not hike.

    One of the toughest trails but definitely worth it and satisfying once you reach the peak. It takes 2 days 1 night to hike to Mount Kinabalu. The routes to reach the summit include the Ranau Trail and Kota Belud Trail.

    Hiking Mount Kinabalu is not an easy feat. It takes approximately 5 hours to trek from Mount Kinabalu to Panalaban. Interested hikers must get permits for the Sabah Parks & Accommodation in Panalaban. Starting point will be the Timpohon Gate and the ending point for the hikers is Kinabalu National Park.

    Make sure you are mentally and physically prepared to climb to the summit before you start your trekking journey. In addition, it is essential to have a local mountain guide to guide you through your journey and give you enough support and advice. The trail is not easy, but definitely worth it.

    1. Cameron Highlands

    There is a total of 14 hiking trails in Cameron Highlands for you to choose from, ranging from the easiest to the hardest. These trails will surround the cities of Cameron Highlands: Tanah Rata and Brinchang. Each trail is different in their own ways and offers different views to the hikers, including the beautiful luscious green forest, where hikers can hike through the watchtower to enjoy the beautiful views of Pahang and Perak. You could also stop by the strawberry farm at Raju Hill or stop by BOH tea plantations to get yourself a cup of tea, before you continue your hiking journey.

    Make sure you engage with a local guide, as there is not much signage for you to refer to at the trails.

    1. Bukit Tabur

    Bukit Tabur is also known as The Dragon’s Backbone, located at Taman Melawati, near to the famous National Zoo. Bukit Tabur is a limestone ridge, with 5 different peaks. Due to its challenging and tricky trail, it is less explored as compared to other trails in Malaysia. Therefore, hikers are advised to be careful.

    It will take approximately 3 hours to finish the journey. Bukit Tabur might be a little bit challenging, so it is not recommended for people who are new to trekking, as one will need to have some rock climbing skills before they go on the journey. Prepare yourself a pair of gloves as the trail involves some rock climbing and rope work. Courage is needed as well before one decides to take on this trail.

    In conclusion, there is so much more than the above trails for you to explore in Malaysia. Remember, safety always comes first. Make sure you are physically and mentally prepared before you start your hiking journey.


  2. Where To Find Affordable Dancewear Online

    June 3, 2019 by barbara

    Dancewear is not the same as general clothing such as activewear. They are specialty clothing and quality garments.  The best dancewear is the one that has been designed and marketed for a specific purpose.  Specialty dancewear is specifically made for dancers and they are designed to be highly breathable, ultra flexible and durable enough for many washes.  Eventhough general active-wear may or may not offer these key features, and it is still worth the effort to get your hands on the best dancewear possible although sometimes they cost more.

    Are you a dancer or a parent of one?  Are you looking for new dancewear or perhaps something stylish to stand out from the crowd?  Well, look no further than Zkaka, a leading dancewear retailer with a passion for providing quality dance apparel.  They are your ultimate destination for all things dancewear.  Zkaka offers the largest selection of dancewear and dance fashion.

     

    Whether you are performing in the spotlight, practicing in the studio or hanging out with friends, accentuate your every move with Zkaka’s amazing collection of dancewear, dance shoes, and accessories.   At their website, you can choose from a variety of fabulously affordable dance leotards, crop tops for yoga, leggings, tutus, flapper dresses,  dance accessories and so much more.

    For those who are are looking for ballet or ladies leotards, show-stopping dance costumes or activewear apparel, Zkaka has something for every type of dance.  Their collections are packed with discount dancewear for all dancers, from beginners to pro.  There is a huge selection of children’s leotards available in high-quality fabric at affordable prices.  Dancers love their range of Latin, salsa, flamenco costumes as well as other incredible dancewear selection. Do not forget other dance must-haves like shoes, headbands and more.

    Zkaka’s mission is to offer the widest range of innovative dancewear to its customers, coupled with the best standards of service. They have a team of responsive, efficient, and friendly customer support to ensure that customers get the best online shopping process.  So hurry and check them out today. Let the dancer in you shine with quality apparel from Zkaka.


  3. Shopping Quote That Is So True

    June 2, 2019 by barbara

    Indeed it is.  Does anyone use shopping as their daily exercise regime?  It is probably not a surprise that we like to shop. I mean, what girl does not right?  Honestly, it takes a lot to shop.  We have to think and decide what goes best with what and move around the store to look for things we want to buy.  I mean you know how big the mall is right? I usually cover around 10,000 steps when I am at the mall.  That’s good exercise eh?  What about you?


  4. Fashion Brands For Cancer Awareness Month

    October 25, 2018 by barbara

    October is the Cancer Awareness Month and there are fashion brands who are joining the fight by supporting the cause and giving back.

    Close to My Heart’ lace bra, H&M

    H&M’s Close to My Heart collection is designed with comfort in mind for women who have had a single or double mastectomy.   The bra has pockets for prostheses ranging from 32A to 38D and is available in three designs – plain, lace and a front zipped sports bra.  These bras can also be worn by women who have not had a mastectomy.

    Pink Pony Big Shirt Polo, Ralph Lauren

    Ralph Lauren has launched The Pink Pony campaign since 2000 as its worldwide initiative to fight against cancer For this year, it has launched its biggest one yet—the Together in Pink campaign, featuring survivors and families who have been affected by the disease. 25% from the sale of each item in the Pink Pony collection will be forwarded to an international network of cancer charities.

    990v4 Pink Ribbon sneaker, New Balance

    New Balance has its Lace Up For the Cure collection and will be contributing 5% of the sale of each product from this collection to Susan G. Komen, the largest breast cancer organization in the United States.  They are also giving a minimum donation of $500,000.  The Lace Up For the Cure collection is available for both men and women which consists of shirts, shoes, and accessories.


  5. Excellent quality inflatable game equipments from Blue Inflatable

    April 3, 2018 by barbara

    Bubble football is a sport similar to regular football as it involves playing and scoring a soccer ball. The only difference is that the players are encased in inflatable spheres excluding the legs only. Also; there are no goalkeepers involved since the arms are also enclosed along with the head, chest, stomach, waist, and thighs inside the sphere. The aim of playing this sport is to finish the game with more goals than the opponent. However, the battle between the opposing players is what makes bubble football special. This is because it involves knocking one another to the ground, but with no one getting harmed.

    Bubble soccer is that sport which guarantees players to smile and laugh throughout. This includes the spectators too as they watch the falling players roll across the field. This sport is also relatively affordable since it can be used on various types of indoor and outdoor surfaces such as grass, artificial turf, gym floors, and carpets. This implies that it can take place throughout the year without worrying about the weather. These places can be basketball courts, gyms, tennis courts, football playgrounds, open grassy fields, and backyards, among others. Also, this sport can be played by anyone above 10 years old.

    Besides the fun it provides, bubble balls involves working out the body to the maximum. This is because players get to run, jump, dive, stretch, and shoot. This usually leads to serious sweating which is essential in relieving the body of toxics. The exercises are also helpful in maintaining the players physically and mentally fit. Meanwhile; this sport is NOT for those which health & medical conditions like severe claustrophobia, headaches, heart attacks, asthma, and nausea. And lastly, all kids below 18 years old should have signed waiver agreements from their parents or guardians or caretakers allowing them to play. Find more details from blue inflatable.


  6. Track Pants Are The Rage

    October 17, 2017 by barbara

    In the recent fashion week, designers have been including track pants in their collection.  It is no surprise that track pants were spotted on the runways.  Activewear is fast becoming the street style choice.  How does one wear activewear in every occasion?

    Whether you are heading for brunch after your lunch or a casual date night dinner after yoga, take a look at these outfits which you can take your activewear to the next level.

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    Asymmetrical Color Block Bra from Joylab

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    High Waist Color Block Leggings from Joylab

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    Bomber Jacket

    Complete the look with a pair of platform sneakers and a leather backpack for your after workout rendezvous.

  7. How To Stay Safe When You Run

    March 29, 2016 by barbara

    I run a couple of times a week and on weekdays, I use the treadmill due to time constraint.  I love running outdoors and I usually go do it once a week.   However, at times, I feel unsafe running by myself.  Well, if you are like me, you can now feel confident during your run with this Booby Trap Bra.  It is a sports bra with special pocket to hold either a small knife or pepper spray.   This soft sports bra offers great support and is available at BoobyTrapBras.com.

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    Stay safe and stay stylish.


  8. Running To Stay Fit

    May 19, 2015 by barbara

    In order to stay fit and healthy, I run a few times a week.  I do it on a threadmill during weekdays and on weekends I try to run outdoor at the park or in the neighbourhood.  I try to run longer distance when I am outdoor.  Running is a great stress reliever for me.  The sound of my breathing helps to clear my mind.  Usually when I am under stress, I would go for a run and that calms me down.  I just spotted a running tee which I like.  I wonder if it is handmade and dri-fit. Funny tee right? I can really relate to that.

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  9. PaleoBarefoots@Pronativ

    July 31, 2013 by barbara

    Here is a pair of shoes for outback lovers.  Built for higher loads and extreme terrain, its unique lacing offers a better fit and hold on to the foot closely, making it feel more like a second skin.  PRONATIV is just perfect for the natural hiker who has well-trained feet or for those who want to strengthen their feet the most natural way.   So if you want to experience a unique hiking and running experience, get yourself a pair of this great footwear.


  10. Getting Rid Of Lower Tummy Bulge

    May 23, 2011 by barbara

    Besides wanting to get my hands on some hgh releasers badly, another thing that is on top of my list is this Lower Stomach Beauty Trainer from Japan Trend Shop.  I want to get rid of my lower tummy bulge as soon as possible.  Actually I want to get rid of the whole tummy bulge and not just the lower part.  This slimming exercise cushion is effective and all you need to do is to slide your feet and legs into the holes and twist your body from side to side.  Easy?   I think I can spend 30 minutes doing this while watching the tv.  This cushion is great for slimming the waist and stomach.  Plus you do not need a lot of space to store it.  Can’t wait to see my toes when I’m standing up.

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