[ Ipoh ] The Haunted Scots Mansion

The Haunted Scots Mansion – Kellie’s Castle

This “castle” is located at a rather remote place. It was built in the 1915 by a Scots merchant who was involved in the rubber plantation, tin mining and various trades of  the time. He started the construction of this mansion to make it like a luxury home for his family in the new colony. But he died on one of his business trips to Portugal and the construction… Continue reading


[ Ipoh ] Dine & Stay at M Boutique

UntitledDesign Boutique Hotel in Ipoh

We were originally going to stay on an island resort near Ipoh for the trip but we were too late in deciding and it was Chinese New Year (super peak season) so we had to look for alternatives. Bangaran Hotspring was also expensive but also not available because we decided too last minute so we managed to get the last room at this…  Continue reading

[Ipoh] Old Town Revival

2016.01 IpohExploring Ipoh Oldtown

Ipoh – also nicknamed the small “Gui-Lin” (a famous beautiful rocky dream/painting-like place in China), the birthplace of white coffee, hometown of the famous Chinese actress Michelle Yeoh from the Oscar-winning movie The Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, 007, etc., the filming location for Ang Lee’s Lust Caution, and the 1999 film Anna & the King, etc., & a town that prospered with the tin mining industry in its old days, Ipoh is rich in history and vintage…

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