When In Malaysia: Dua - Aesthetics

I don't know if anyone can relate to this but I do get fed up with the fast-paced life in the city that I tend to look for creative spaces that I can escape to when I can't get out of the concrete jungle.

Do you get what I mean? I feel that my anxieties just go down a few notches when I am in an environment where there is visual content. In other words creative aesthetics.

When I was working in Kuala Lumpur, I was surprised to find out that there are a lot of hipster cafes and creative scenes in the not so hyped areas of the city. So glad that my co workers brought me to some of these places. It definitely replenished my starving soul and fed my eye. I guess you could say that one of the reasons why I go to hipster cafes is because of its innovative interiors. Every coffee shop has its own theme it's like an instagram feed!

Merchant's Lane (150, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Merchant's Lane (150, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

A coffee shop with a swing inside!

A coffee shop with a swing inside!

Cafe   123 Gasing (  123   Jalan   Gasing  , Petaling Jaya)

Cafe 123 Gasing (123 Jalan Gasing, Petaling Jaya)

Red Kettle ( 37 Jalan Bukit Desa 5, Taman Bukit Desa. Kuala Lumpur 58100)

Red Kettle (37 Jalan Bukit Desa 5, Taman Bukit Desa. Kuala Lumpur 58100)

Their vietnamese coffee is just ugh so good and yes they only serve that much. Hello Kenny's hand! Please hire him if you are looking for hand models hehe!

Their vietnamese coffee is just ugh so good and yes they only serve that much. Hello Kenny's hand! Please hire him if you are looking for hand models hehe!

PULP by Papa Palheta ( 29, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)    This one gives off the corporate coffee shop feels don't you think?

PULP by Papa Palheta (29, Jalan Riong, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

This one gives off the corporate coffee shop feels don't you think?

Last but not the least my favorite coffee shop, Bean Reserve!

Last but not the least my favorite coffee shop, Bean Reserve!

When in Bean Reserve try their nitrogen gas infused cold brew white coffee. It is absolutely smooth and mild compared to our normal coffee. Plus they also serve nitrogen gas infused matcha and tea!  Address: 8, Lengkok Abdullah, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

When in Bean Reserve try their nitrogen gas infused cold brew white coffee. It is absolutely smooth and mild compared to our normal coffee. Plus they also serve nitrogen gas infused matcha and tea!

Address: 8, Lengkok Abdullah, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

And if in case you don't wanna spend money for coffee because you are broke for life or not really a fan of coffee nor tea, you can just go out for a photowalk in the alleys of Laman Seni 7, Shah Alam. They have recently started an art movement spearheaded by MBSA, Bank Muamalat and UiTM students which aims to change the negative perception towards back alleys, which are usually perceived as unhygienic and disgusting. It's free, inspiring and a breath of fresh air from the creative minds of the youth.

Too short to even reach the brick, no mushroom nor coins for me!

Too short to even reach the brick, no mushroom nor coins for me!

    

 

 

So this is Kuala Lumpur in a different perspective - a creative one to be exact!

Never stop exploring folks! 

Tallyho,

Andi