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A City of Our Own IX : Budapest

Viki

I’m Viktoria Vass, a UI/UX designer at Stampede. I will be your guide to my hometown, Budapest. However much time I spend away from Budapest, the moment I come home it always feels complete. It’s a comfortably sized city with nearly two million people. Everything that matters happens in the center, and once you’re in there, nothing…Keep reading

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A City of Our Own VIII : Payangan

Payangan

Hi, my name is Tony Sanjaya. I come from Bali, the island of a thousand gods, living in a small city called Payangan since I was born. Payangan is a sub-district of Gianyar. How does that work you may ask? Imagine Smallville, and Gianyar or Denpasar is Metropolis. And I am Superman. (I’m sorry, let’s get…Keep reading

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A City of Our Own VII: Arau

I live in a small town called Arau, the royal capital of Perlis in the northern part of Malaysia. The town’s main significance to travellers is its railway station, which gives access to the port at Kuala Perlis, from where there are boats to Langkawi and Thailand. Simple pleasures Whenever I mention that I am living…Keep reading

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A City of Our Own Part VI: London

To Zana, happiness can be a city. Here she shares her romantic affiliation with her most favourite city in the world, London.

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A City of Our Own Part V: Ipoh

My town is famous for its numerous tourist attractions and not to forget, various local delicacies. Yum.

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A City of Our Own Part IV: Batu Pahat

There are no other places that Guo Lin loves as much as his beloved hometown Batu Pahat, which can be translated as “chiselled rock” in English. The town is just the perfect ratio of blend between serenity and modernisation that he would not be able to find in another place. Here he proudly shares about the town where he was born and grew up in.

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A City of Our Own Part III: Kajang

Mujib wants to share the story about his beloved hometown, but not about the present days of it but more interestingly, about the old days of Kajang based on the first-hand account of his old man. That‘s right, the man was also born in Kajang in the late 60‘s, during the time when the town was quiet and unperturbed by development.

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A City of Our Own Part II: Kuala Lumpur

Shaiful Borhan shares some first hand experience about life as a city dweller in the culturally-rich Kuala Lumpur. Home of an impressive mix of cultural values, this is one city where age-old tradition blends in with the fine touch of modern lifestyle.

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A City of Our Own Part I: Medan

Anita Zein talks fondly of her best city in the world and how finding its charm is really just a matter of perspective.