Julia Low

Julia Low is in search of world’s yummiest chocolate pistachio pastry. When she’s not munching her way around her favourite cities and exploring new countries, she writes for leading women’s publications across Malaysia and Hong Kong and reminisces about the most delicious ravioli she once had in Florence.
Julia Low
Julia Low is in search of world’s yummiest chocolate pistachio pastry. When she’s not munching her way around her favourite cities and exploring new countries, she writes for leading women’s publications across Malaysia and Hong Kong and reminisces about the most delicious ravioli she once had in Florence.

Latest from Julia Low

5 of Kuala Lumpur’s coolest bars – for hip crowds, master mixologists and the best city views

Coley, Bar Trigona and JungleBird are among Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019, while Blue and Brixton 23 will take your breath away

12 Oct 2019 - 4:00PM

Coley, Bar Trigona and JungleBird are among Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019, while Blue and Brixton 23 will take your breath away

5 of Kuala Lumpur’s coolest bars – for hip crowds, master mixologists and the best city views
Roti Beckham and 5 other delicious renditions of roti canai, Malaysia’s famous flatbread

Here are 6 renditions of roti canai, an Indian-influenced culinary treat that is best devoured with a hot glass of teh tarik at Mamak, open-air establishments throughout Malaysia

17 Sep 2019 - 2:48PM

Here are 6 renditions of roti canai, an Indian-influenced culinary treat that is best devoured with a hot glass of teh tarik at Mamak, open-air establishments throughout Malaysia

Roti Beckham and 5 other delicious renditions of roti canai, Malaysia’s famous flatbread
4 luxury heritage hotels in George Town, Penang, that will transport you back in time

An authentic experience at the Eastern & Oriental, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, The Edison George Town or the Seven Terraces will transport you back to Penang’s British Malaya

30 Jul 2019 - 1:05PM

An authentic experience at the Eastern & Oriental, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, The Edison George Town or the Seven Terraces will transport you back to Penang’s British Malaya

4 luxury heritage hotels in George Town, Penang, that will transport you back in time
5 new five-star hotels in Kuala Lumpur that are primed to pamper

The RuMa, EQ, Pavilion, Sheraton Imperial and Kempinski are the latest additions to the capital’s upscale hospitality scene

22 Jul 2019 - 11:12AM

The RuMa, EQ, Pavilion, Sheraton Imperial and Kempinski are the latest additions to the capital’s upscale hospitality scene

5 new five-star hotels in Kuala Lumpur that are primed to pamper
How Yuna won over the US music industry: 5 things to know about Malaysia’s home-grown songstress

Yuna wanted to be a lawyer until she won a spot on a talent show and started a music label. Here’s more you didn’t know about the Malaysian superstar

18 Jul 2019 - 3:41PM

Yuna wanted to be a lawyer until she won a spot on a talent show and started a music label. Here’s more you didn’t know about the Malaysian superstar

How Yuna won over the US music industry: 5 things to know about Malaysia’s home-grown songstress
5 things we found on former Miss Moscow Rihana Oksana Petra’s Instagram: what you didn’t know about the wife of Malaysia’s sultan

Former beauty queen’s Instagram posts confirm rumours of her romance, wedding and birth of her son with Sultan Muhammad V, who abdicated from throne in January

15 Jul 2019 - 10:17AM

Former beauty queen’s Instagram posts confirm rumours of her romance, wedding and birth of her son with Sultan Muhammad V, who abdicated from throne in January

5 things we found on former Miss Moscow Rihana Oksana Petra’s Instagram: what you didn’t know about the wife of Malaysia’s sultan
5 healthy, guilt-free, vegan-friendly eateries in Kuala Lumpur

Loving Cafe, Lisette’s Cafe and Bakery, Kind Kones, RawSome and Sala have made a name for themselves with plant-based meals that are as delicious as they are nutritious

16 Apr 2019 - 2:24PM

Loving Cafe, Lisette’s Cafe and Bakery, Kind Kones, RawSome and Sala have made a name for themselves with plant-based meals that are as delicious as they are nutritious

5 healthy, guilt-free, vegan-friendly eateries in Kuala Lumpur
Eat like a local in Kuala Lumpur: 5 joints serving up the sloppiest, most satisfying gourmet burgers in town

Get a stack of napkins and sample everything from celebrity chef Malcolm Goh’s tasty Malaysian buttermilk chicken burger to Real Food’s veggie sourdough versions

18 Dec 2018 - 5:33PM

Get a stack of napkins and sample everything from celebrity chef Malcolm Goh’s tasty Malaysian buttermilk chicken burger to Real Food’s veggie sourdough versions

Eat like a local in Kuala Lumpur: 5 joints serving up the sloppiest, most satisfying gourmet burgers in town
5 lesser-known Malaysian beaches that are ideal for a quick getaway

The untouched sandy retreats of Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Miri, Kuantan and Kuala Lumpur offer a perfect escape – away from the crowds

12 Dec 2018 - 2:09PM

The untouched sandy retreats of Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Miri, Kuantan and Kuala Lumpur offer a perfect escape – away from the crowds

5 lesser-known Malaysian beaches that are ideal for a quick getaway
5 beautiful Malaysian islands that offer travellers a slice of paradise

Secluded beaches, turquoise-coloured seas, stunning sunsets, jungle trekking, and waterfall hikes await on Rawa, Langkawi, Sipadan, Perhentian and Redang

12 Sep 2018 - 12:01PM

Secluded beaches, turquoise-coloured seas, stunning sunsets, jungle trekking, and waterfall hikes await on Rawa, Langkawi, Sipadan, Perhentian and Redang

5 beautiful Malaysian islands that offer travellers a slice of paradise
4 places in KL to get a luxurious haircut

From chic cuts to inspired colours, refresh your locks at Malaysian capital’s leading salons that boast international finesse and celebrity clients

5 Sep 2018 - 1:23PM

From chic cuts to inspired colours, refresh your locks at Malaysian capital’s leading salons that boast international finesse and celebrity clients

4 places in KL to get a luxurious haircut
6 avant-garde luxury hotels for a futuristic experience

Ultra-modern amenities and revolutionary architecture of these Berlin, Dubai, Maldives, Bali, Macau and Norway hotels offer cutting-edge accommodation

20 Jul 2018 - 2:50PM

Ultra-modern amenities and revolutionary architecture of these Berlin, Dubai, Maldives, Bali, Macau and Norway hotels offer cutting-edge accommodation

6 avant-garde luxury hotels for a futuristic experience
5 stunning luxury rooftop bars in Asia that you must see

Feel on top of the world as you clink your glasses to sunset views and stunning skylines

10 Jul 2018 - 10:03PM

Feel on top of the world as you clink your glasses to sunset views and stunning skylines

5 stunning luxury rooftop bars in Asia that you must see
5 hi-tech accessories to help you stay on track while exercising

Smarten up with advanced gadgets that promise a more efficient way to achieve your health goals

4 Jul 2018 - 10:01AM

Smarten up with advanced gadgets that promise a more efficient way to achieve your health goals

5 hi-tech accessories to help you stay on track while exercising
5 best luxury hotels with private suites in Southeast Asia for long-term business travel

Live the high life as you bask in all the opulence that these palatial suites have to offer – and make yourself well and truly at home

26 Jun 2018 - 1:05PM

Live the high life as you bask in all the opulence that these palatial suites have to offer – and make yourself well and truly at home

5 best luxury hotels with private suites in Southeast Asia for long-term business travel
4 hydrotherapy treatments to renew body and mind

Restore your health and sense of well-being with water immersion

8 May 2018 - 4:15PM

Restore your health and sense of well-being with water immersion

4 hydrotherapy treatments to renew body and mind
Six new fitness trends in Asia to shake up your workout routine 

Break out of your comfort zone and push your limits with fun alternatives to the standard gym go-tos

24 Apr 2018 - 4:22PM

Break out of your comfort zone and push your limits with fun alternatives to the standard gym go-tos

Six new fitness trends in Asia to shake up your workout routine 
5 must-have yoga mats to get you sitting pretty for sun salutations  

We select luxurious, beautifully crafted, cushioned and scented mats that will enhance your performance and provide a perfect platform for your asana pose 

5 Apr 2018 - 11:21AM

We select luxurious, beautifully crafted, cushioned and scented mats that will enhance your performance and provide a perfect platform for your asana pose 

5 must-have yoga mats to get you sitting pretty for sun salutations  
5 reasons why foam rolling is A-listers’ secret to getting a lean body

Enhance your workout with Khloe Kardashian and Alessandra Ambrosio's stretch of choice – a rehabilitating massage that uses a cylindrical tube

26 Mar 2018 - 1:03PM

Enhance your workout with Khloe Kardashian and Alessandra Ambrosio's stretch of choice – a rehabilitating massage that uses a cylindrical tube

5 reasons why foam rolling is A-listers’ secret to getting a lean body
Budokon yoga: 6 things to expect from the workout that helped Jennifer Aniston get toned - and over Brad Pitt 

Fusion of yoga, martial arts and animal locomotion will help to give you a body as toned as Jennifer’s

16 Mar 2018 - 12:15PM

Fusion of yoga, martial arts and animal locomotion will help to give you a body as toned as Jennifer’s

Budokon yoga: 6 things to expect from the workout that helped Jennifer Aniston get toned - and over Brad Pitt 
4 luxury gyms in Asia that will put the fun back in your workout

Elevate your fitness experience with opulent facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, and spectacular views fit for the elite

8 Mar 2018 - 5:42PM

Elevate your fitness experience with opulent facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, and spectacular views fit for the elite

4 luxury gyms in Asia that will put the fun back in your workout