Tag: Malaysia

The Chapman’s Challenge returns for its second year at Pangkor Laut Resort

The Chapman’s Challenge 2017 – a unique biathlon experience at Pangkor Laut Resort returns for its second year, with its race day on 13th May 2017; exactly 72 years after Colonel Spencer Chapman escaped. The Chapman’s Challenge, crafted to commemorate the British commando’s adventure on the island, is an annual race comprising of a 6.2km run around the private island’s roadways and through the two million year-old rainforest, including a 1km swim out at the award-winning Emerald Bay before concluding at Chapman’s Bar.

Rare Kristang culinary gem makes its home at The Majestic

YTL classic hotel, The Majestic Malacca, announced the launch of a new food and beverage concept today. Once serving a mix of western and local Peranakan favourites, the hotel’s primary restaurant will now serve authentic Malacca-Portuguese cuisine, also known colloquially as ‘Kristang’ cuisine – a unique yet elusive gourmet tradition, important to Malaccan history. Celebrity Chef, Melba Nunis takes the helm at this new dining establishment known as Melba at The Mansion.