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Tuesday, 16 February 2016

16 fun activities in Klang Valley for you to try in 2016 - ExpatGo

With the new year comes new resolutions. Do you want to try a new restaurant? Pick up a hobby? Learn a sport? Well, here are 16 fun things you can try out this year. Maybe one of these ideas will stick – hopefully it’s one of the healthier options!

Restaurant & Bars

1. Dine at Bijan

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Photo credit: Bijan
Have some great gourmet Malay food, featuring recipes that have been handed down for generations and also innovative versions of traditional dishes to bring back forgotten favourites.

2. Listen to music at No Black Tie

Photo credit: No Black Tie
Hang out at this hotspot for live music in KL. Established in 1998 by Sarawkian pianist, Evelyn Hill, NBT has hosted a great many local and international talents, like Mei Lin Hii, Nicholas Ong, Gabriel Hernandez and Patrick Terbrack.

3. De-stress at SkyBar

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Photo credit: SkyBar
Located on the 33rd floor of the Trader’s Hotel, you can enjoy a stunning view of KL beside the 26m-long pool which is the centrepiece of the bar, with music in the background and a cocktail in your hand.

4. Enjoy a steak at The Steakhouse

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Photo credit: The Steakhouse
Found in the buzzing Bukit Bintang, here you can customise your steak by choosing the type of meat, cut, sauce, and potatoes that you want. Top it off with a sweet treat from their dessert selection.

5. Devour a gourmet burger at The Daily Grind

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Photo credit: The Daily Grind
Situated in happening Bangsar, the burgers here are made from scratch, from the sauce to the patties and even the pickles!

Pleasure and Leisure

6. Explore Kuala Lumpur via the Hop-On and Hop-Off Bus

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Photo credit: KL Hop-on Hop-off
Explore over 40 attractions with a double decker bus that’s equipped with pre-recorded tour guides in 9 languages! One ticket is all you need to see all the major attractions in this city.

7. Play virtual golf at City Golf

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Photo credit: City Golf
Take a break from the tropical heat and enjoy the virtual 3D golf courses that are exact replicas of the real thing! You can choose from their library of 53 golf courses, and you don’t even have to bring your own gear as it’s already provided.

8. Get shooting at Stars Archery

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Photo credit: Stars Archery
Try out your archery skills at this indoor archery range, the largest in Malaysia. Even if you’ve never attempted it, don’t worry, there are trained instructors ready to help. You can also try out the old school sumpit!

9. Skate around at Sunway Pyramid Ice Skating

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Photo credit: Sunway Pyramid Ice
Escape the heat outside and enjoy some time ice skating at Sunway Pyramid. Try not to fall over!

10. Play laser tag at Galactic Lazer

Channel your inner Star Trek fan or the futuristic soldier inside, and have some fun blasting away at your friends – the more the merrier.

11. Try rock climbing at Camp5

Photo credit: Camp5
Enjoy a workout at this indoor climbing gym that is 24m high and fully air conditioned.  Camp5 offers all the amenities of a fitness gym, with the added extra of a panoramic view of the city. As soon as you’ve been briefed about the safety skills, you can start scaling the walls.

12. Relax at theSPA at Traders Hotel

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Located on the 34th floor, theSPA at the iconic Traders Hotel is an excellent place for some relaxation while enjoying an impressive view of the KL skyline.

13. Explore the sky with One Day Pilot

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Photo credit: One Day Pilot
At One Day Pilot, you can pilot an aircraft under the guidance of an experienced pilot and flight instructor. And for extra thrills, you can even sign up for skydiving!

Health and Fitness

14. Sign up for Yoga Classes at Maya Yoga

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Strengthen your body and centre your mind at Maya Yoga which is dedicated to the correct practice of yoga.  You can enjoy a calm and energizing yoga class taught by highly trained yoga instructors.

 15. Take a step towards fitness at Philip Wain Health and Beauty for Women

Work towards a healthier lifestyle at Phillip Wain’s fully-equipped gym. You can work out with expert trainers, take a variety of Yoga classes and have some fun in the dance fitness classes.

16. Start doing Pilates at Discovery Pilates Studio

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Photo credit: Discovery Pilates
Give yourself an opportunity to relax your body by taking Pilates classes, which are designed to relives aches and pains, and well as strengthen your muscles.

Time to try something new – and at a discounted price!

Fortunately, you can enjoy all these activities at a discount via the Entertainer website or the app which is free to download on both iOS and Android. It gives you access to hundreds of activities across Malaysia and beyond.
The Entertainer, which was originally established as a book for ‘buy one, get one free’ incentives in Dubai in 2001, now provides promotions across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. It features over 300 hotel partners across these regions and has 185 activity partners in Malaysia.
If you’d like to get RM15 off the app price, just get the app here and use the code below:
Special Promo Code (Save RM15): 2016EXPATMAG

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