Category Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Heritage Walk: Pasar Seni, Kasturi Walk and Lebuh Pudu

It is really sad that a great number of native KL-ites, or even those from the greater Klang Valley area, don’t really take the time to explore the historic core of downtown Kuala Lumpur.  I know I’m making a generalization, but if you were to walk around the area yourself, you’d probably come to the […]

Kuala Lumpur’s River of Life: Pasar Seni LRT

Continuing my previous post on the River of Life project in downtown KL, I recently went to check out another area which is also being redeveloped–Pasar Seni (also known as Central Market).  Since I work in the Ampang Park area, I took the LRT to Pasar Seni after work, and walked back towards Masjid Jamek […]

KL Mass Rapid Transit (MRT): TTDI to Pusat Bandar Damansara and back

I am a big believer in public transportation.  There is something that is soothingly democratic about it: the systematic way it works (or is supposed to work), as well as the variety and mass of people using it. We’re fortunate enough to live somewhere that is very accessible to the city’s Light Rail Transit (LRT) […]

Kuala Lumpur’s River of Life: Masjid Jamek Redevelopment

My wife would attest to the fact that I am a tad bit obsessed about the urban redevelopment project currently happening in downtown Kuala Lumpur, specifically at the Pasar Seni, Masjid Jamek and Dataran Merdeka triangle.  Over the past few years, the Government has invested money in increasing walkability and beautifying the area by restoring […]