Jacqueline Pereira

Jacqueline Pereira

Jacqueline Pereira is a freelance writer. In between corporate writing assignments she enjoys writing about people, travel and food. In addition to writing for the Post, she has contributed to The Star, The Edge's Options and Petronas' FLOW magazine in Malaysia, among others.

Latest from Jacqueline Pereira

Malaysian festival celebrating food, fashion, films and books of Kuala Lumpur reveals the city’s stories in layers

The Klwknd festival, part of Art In The City, celebrates the food, fashion, films and books of Malaysia’s capital city, bringing people back together after 18 months of misery.

The Klwknd festival, part of Art In The City, celebrates the food, fashion, films and books of Malaysia’s capital city, bringing people back together after 18 months of misery.

12 Nov 2021 - 3:59PM
Female street artists in Malaysia use walls to challenge stereotypes and start a conversation about diversity and gender roles

Female artists in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur are taking their work outdoors to encourage fellow citizens to think about gender roles, equality and diversity. They talk about reactions to their work and the transience of wall art.

Female artists in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur are taking their work outdoors to encourage fellow citizens to think about gender roles, equality and diversity. They talk about reactions to their work and the transience of wall art.

2 Nov 2019 - 6:15PM
Customised India tours curated for women only by two Indian women

Tours n Detours was set up in 2018 to give women tourists a woman-centric experience of India. Nadine Gregory and Angelique Manchanda-Peres like to take their clients on ‘detours’ to allow women to have more personal experiences.

Tours n Detours was set up in 2018 to give women tourists a woman-centric experience of India. Nadine Gregory and Angelique Manchanda-Peres like to take their clients on ‘detours’ to allow women to have more personal experiences.

3 Jul 2019 - 5:49AM
A visitor’s guide to Perak, Malaysia: hot springs, history, homely food, and gem hunting

More relaxed and less constricting than Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh has shophouses, historical restaurants and even a Scottish castle. Enjoy the history, homely food and hot springs and, further afield in Perak state, go gem hunting.

More relaxed and less constricting than Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh has shophouses, historical restaurants and even a Scottish castle. Enjoy the history, homely food and hot springs and, further afield in Perak state, go gem hunting.

11 Apr 2019 - 10:26AM
Find yourself in Ubud: how to embrace the Balinese spiritual way of life

Is it possible to reclaim yourself through cleansing rituals and a focus on being present? Jacqueline Pereira travels to Ubud to find out.

Is it possible to reclaim yourself through cleansing rituals and a focus on being present? Jacqueline Pereira travels to Ubud to find out.

15 Jan 2019 - 6:39PM
Food court by night, wet market by day: behind the scenes at a Malaysian institution

Pasar Sentosa, in Petaling Jaya for 42 years, sells fresh produce by day and cooked food by night. It’s a big part of the community, with long-time customers and generations of vendors offering age-old recipes and favourites.

Pasar Sentosa, in Petaling Jaya for 42 years, sells fresh produce by day and cooked food by night. It’s a big part of the community, with long-time customers and generations of vendors offering age-old recipes and favourites.

13 Nov 2018 - 8:02PM
Cool Colaba: from historical hub to hipster hang-out, Mumbai’s old British quarter has something for everyone

In Colaba the curious traveller will experience the perfect blend of past and present. Bohemian and corporate, filled with colonial charm, yet progressive and gentrified, it’s many contradictions make it well worth a visit.

In Colaba the curious traveller will experience the perfect blend of past and present. Bohemian and corporate, filled with colonial charm, yet progressive and gentrified, it’s many contradictions make it well worth a visit.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM
My 48 hours in Petaling Jaya

The satellite township of PJ has been devoured by the Malaysian capital’s overwhelming urban sprawl. Filmmaker Bradley Liew joins Jacqueline Pereira on a search for some of its surviving laid-back charms.

The satellite township of PJ has been devoured by the Malaysian capital’s overwhelming urban sprawl. Filmmaker Bradley Liew joins Jacqueline Pereira on a search for some of its surviving laid-back charms.

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Review: Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Sunset is the best time to be in the sky lobby of the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur. With its 360-degree view of the capital's skyline, Malaysia's newest hotel offers an enviable panorama of the gleaming steel and glass Petronas Twin Towers bathed in a soft golden glow.

Sunset is the best time to be in the sky lobby of the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur. With its 360-degree view of the capital's skyline, Malaysia's newest hotel offers an enviable panorama of the gleaming steel and glass Petronas Twin Towers bathed in a soft golden glow.

22 Oct 2012 - 12:38PM