The owner of Desire Aesthetics, the award-winning medical aesthetics group in Singapore, shares her travel hits in Kuala Lumpur
What do you love most about this city?
How it's always alive and bustling.
Where would you take a first-timer to in this city?
To enjoy the local yet diverse cuisine from banana leaf rice to nasi lemak to hokkien mee. It will be an all-day gastronomic event unique to Malaysia.
What is the one thing that the first-timer must do in this city?
Embrace the multiracial culture and experience their offerings from food to history.
The best place to have dinner with:
a. family – Restoran Green View in Petaling Jaya.
b. friends – any of the Madam Kwan’s outlets.
The best thing about the locals.
Warm, friendly and easy-going.
Name one souvenir to bring home.
Five words that sum up this city.
Bustling, cosmopolitan, vibrant, multi-cultural, gourmet paradise.
Where might we find you at 1 am in this city?
At the local mamak. Where else in the world can I go for supper?!
Something about the locals.
Warm, polite and helpful.
What do you find most refreshing about this city?
The variety of world-class cuisines.
The one place that everyone must visit.
The British museum to see its collection of artefacts from all over the world.
The one local dish that everyone must try.
Their version of chicken tikka.
The best thing you can do here for free.
Spend time in one of the beautiful parks.
A lesson learnt from this city.
How it keeps reinventing itself to stay ahead and relevant.
What was the best piece of souvenir you took home from here?
A fridge magnet! It’s simple but it’s a meaningful keepsake.
Name something they have here that you wished you had at home:
Historical sites which are so well preserved.