Do’s & Don’ts Before Traveling

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So it begins! You have just reserved your room at a resort that you have been eyeing, revving for your next escape to a heaven lookalike of destination. You have spilled it out to some colleagues over a conversation by the water dispenser and your friends by the bar after work. But hold on! There is packing, planning, passport and the other gibberish that you would have to look into before you can start enjoy yourself.

The bottomline is travelling is not as easy and fast as drive through at a fast food joint, especially for freakishly organised people, or not you will definitely not be “loving it” (no pun intended!).

For these people, you can never be more prepared, meaning they always have a plan A to plan Z, preparing themselves for the worst case scenario.

Here are few things to note down and check off your checklist before you even begin your dream vacation.

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5 Nature Getaways in Malaysia You Should Visit

5 Nature Getaways in Malaysia You Should Visit
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Ahhh, it’s time for all of us to get back to reality once again! With the festive season over, now it’s back to our 9 to 5 jobs, traffic congestions, bills and other shenanigans. Everything from here on now, seems to become so routined, such is the circle of life.

However we folks at CatchThatBus would like to break that cycle for you with these five nature getaway destinations in Malaysia,  just to change up the scenery from a concrete jungle to the real jungle itself and you will definitely relieve some stress in the process. These destinations are easily reachable and suitable for your weekend trip! So, let’s go back to nature, shall we?

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5 Unique Chinese New Year Dishes You Probably Don’t Know

5 Unique Chinese New Year Dishes
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Chinese New Year is just around the corner and like almost every Asian celebrations, there is bound to be plates after plates of irresistible, mouthwatering food on the table. Since we only celebrate it once a year, guilty pleasure kicks in and there goes the strict diet you were diligently following for the past few months. Before we realize it, our weighing scale delivers that bad news.

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Indoor Sports For The Weekend

After an energy-draining week full of fussy bosses, meetings after meetings and key-mashing desk job at the office, the weekend has finally arrived! It is time to lay back, take a deep breath and relax.

For two days, we will not be pushed to the brink of smashing our alarm clocks in the morning, but rather sleep pass 12PM. Most people may be turn into a couch potato for the weekend.

However, if you are the type who would rather spend your weekend out of the house, here are a number of indoor sports and games that would fill your weekend with fun filled experiences.

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Unique Christmas Traditions Around The World

The season to be jolly is just around the corner! Some families have already started their Christmas shopping, be it the Christmas tree, decorations or christmas cards, you name it, they are selling fast in malls.

Unique Christmas Tradition in the World
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Christmas is time for us to spend with people we love and care especially after working and stressing all year long. This includes exchanging presents, singing some Christmas carols and just being merry.

However in some other parts of the world, Christmas is celebrated differently from the usual (or what we usually know or see!).

We would like to share some unique Christmas traditions or customs around the world. If you do have some strange or unique traditions in your family, do let us know in the comment box below!

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Christmas Celebration in Kuala Lumpur This December

The festive and ever jolly season is approaching! Like every year, malls are flooded with shoppers looking to strike a great deal for Christmas presents or even a new outfit for the festive season.

Jolly Christmas Celebration in Kuala Lumpur: Sales sales and sales
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Together with the hype, there are also events or performances showed ever more frequently as the days draw closer to the most wonderful time of the year. Here are a number of up and coming events in Kuala Lumpur that you should check it out:

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3 Things To Do In Port Dickson That You Probably Don’t Know

Things to do in Port Dickson
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It is about time we come to terms with this. Port Dickson is no more than a tourist attraction that it once was. It has become so commercialized and populated, defeating the purpose of an actual relaxing holiday getaway.

However, to be fair, there are few interesting things to do in Port Dickson that you might have missed all this while.

Since the school holiday is here, check out these places with your family or friends and who knows you will enjoy it!

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4 Places To Visit During School Holidays In Klang Valley

It seems that 2016 is already coming to an end and before we know it, fireworks would be lighting up the skies, ushering in the New Year.

By now, majority of school children have already completed their final papers and are celebrating their annual liberation from studies, studies and studies!

Parents on the other hand have to deal with their nuisance at home, staring into a box, be it on their smartphones, laptop or game consoles. So if you’re trying to keep your children from transforming into couch potatoes, here is a list that will help you get your kids out and about and what better way to do so than doing it as a family.

Here are four places within the Klang Valley for you to visit during school holidays this December!

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The Ultimate Travel Checklist

The Ultimate Travel Checklist

If you’re anything like me, the word ‘travel’ can both excite and worry you. Exciting because, well, who doesn’t love a good holiday? I also worry, a lot, because I am an extremely anxious perfectionist. I sometimes snap when I forgot to pack my shampoo. True story. In my defense, I can’t simply buy my shampoo anywhere because it is sold at specific saloons only. LOL.

To save myself from high blood pressure due to the constant worrying and to allow myself to relax then actually enjoy the holiday, I decided to prepare an ultimate travel checklist. This way, I won’t have to worry about forgetting to prepare or do anything for my holiday.   

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8 Facts About Deepavali That You Never Knew

8 Facts About Deepavali

Malaysia has long been known for its multiculturalism. Every year we celebrate an array of festivals and celebrations, bringing together every Malaysian and fostering the spirit of unity. Among the many unique celebrations is Diwali or Deepavali, celebrated by our Hindu brothers and sister. Here are eight facts about Deepavali that you might have not known about.

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