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3 May 2012 3,454 views 12 Comments is Malaysia International Tourism Duty Free Shopping Blog

It’s official! We won our second blog award for 2012. won Malaysia International Tourism Duty Free Shopping Blog for Malaysia International Tourism Bloggers Conference and Awards 2012.


Updated picture: Received the award from Malaysia Tourism Minister Datuk Ng Yen Yen at Saloma Kuala Lumpur.


Rachel and I at the award night in Saloma. 

The conference will be held on at the 8th and 9th May 2012 at Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The event was made possible by Social Media Chambers and supported by Tourism Ministry of Malaysia.

Screenshot of the result at
We have been blogging about our shopping experiences when we travel. Some of our shopping experience blog posts are as follows:


Kenanga Wholesale City (何清园时装城) Shopping Center Kuala Lumpur

 Johor Premium Outlets JPO Kulaijaya, MALAYSIA

Krabi Premium Outlet Village

Onitsuka Tiger in Elements Earth Zone, Tsim Sha Tsui, HONG KONG

Citygate Outlets, Hong Kong Famous Brand Factory Outlets

Colorful Florida Street, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

Den Den Town Nippombashi the Otaku Haven in Osaka

We are humbled to win this award and thanks for the readers and friends who voted for us! This is a huge encouragement for us and we will blog more shopping destinations in the future. Thank you!

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  • Diana Diane Teo said:

    Congratulation, Wilson! Now belanja me makan when I am going to KL. Hehehe


  • Meitzeu said:

    Congratulation Wilson. :)


  • Arthur said:

    Congratulations Wilson! When will you be going to Kuala Lumpur for the conference? Thanks a lot for sharing this info! And break a leg!
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  • Sycookies said:

    Congratulations Wilson! A great achievement and keep up with the good work.


  • The Yum List said:

    Good job!


  • Eunice said:

    gong hei ho hei….~


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    Hi, we are JoinMe, a Review Sharing Plaftform.
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  • Nina Chipper said:

    Job well done on the award for outstanding performance. I’m sure the website will be coming back for more breathtaking experiences. I wouldn’t want to miss that for the world. Update us on new stories and information.


  • TianChad said:

    Congratz Wilson =D


  • SK said:

    Congrats Excellent work Wilson & Rachel! More awards to come to you guys.


  • Zarul Umbrella said:

    congrats bro
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