KUALA Lumpur diletakkan dalam senarai paling atas sebagai ‘destinasi yang mesti dilihat’ oleh versi dalam talian The New York Times. Ia menyebut Kuala Lumpur sebagai bandar raya yang hebat dan paling mesra selain menggambarkan penduduknya gemar makan dan membeli-belah.
-info dari akhbar Berita Harian http://www.bharian.com.my/Current_News/BH/Saturday/Rencana/20100130045443/Article/
The 31 Places to Go in 2010
- Sri Lanka
- Patagonia Wine Country
- Koh Kood
- Los Angeles
- Costa Rica
- Las Vegas
- South Africa
- Vancouver Island
- Kuala Lumpur –
While Phuket and Angkor Wat are tourism anchors in Southeast Asia, jetsetters in the region are heading these days to Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital that’s quietly evolved into one of the area’s coolest and friendliest cities.
Not only are K.L.-ites diehard foodies, fiercely proud of a robust street food scene that straddles Chinese, Indian and Malay flavors — check out the food blog EatingAsia (www.eatingasia.typepad.com) — they’re also shopaholics, spending weekends trawling boutiques for the latest looks emerging from the sophisticated local fashion scene.
The country’s media-appointed King of Fashion is Bernard Chandran, who recently stole the spotlight when Lady Gaga wore one of his candy-pink minidresses to an awards show in London. His concept store is at the KL Plaza on Jalan Bukit Bintang. Another designer to look out for is Khoon Hooi, known for streamlined yet feminine dresses in muted tones, sold at his flagship store in the ritzy Starhill Gallery; and Melinda Looi, who makes vintage-inspired cocktail dresses from chiffon.
Bloggers at Tongue in Chic keep vigilant watch over the city’s fashion temples, which are clustered along the streets of Jalan Telawi 2 and 3 in the suburb of Bangsar, a 15-minute cab ride from the city center. To showcase the young designers, the blog recently started Chic POP, a flea market held every three months at one of K.L.’s most prestigious dance clubs, Zouk (www.zoukclub.com.my). — Naomi Lindt
Sumber – The New York Times- http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/10/travel/10places.html?pagewanted=3&sq=kuala%20lumpur&st=cse&scp=3