GOASEAN Original Series

Here at GOASEAN, we take the mission of showing you the many different wonders of the ASEAN region seriously, and the best way to do this is by allowing you to enjoy our very own original shows. Listed here are shows that have been developed exclusively by and for the GOASEAN Channel, along with brief tastes of what each show offers.

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  • Lumphini Park

    Lumphini Park

    Bangkok, Thailand

    A favourite amongst Bangkok locals for recreational activites, Lumphini Park is known as one of the greenest parts of the city. It was…

    Lumphini Park

    Lumphini Park

    A favourite amongst Bangkok locals for recreational activites, Lumphini Park is known as one of the greenest parts of the city. It was originally used as an exhibition venue for Thai handicrafts, but has since grown into a destination in which visitors can escape from the hustle and bustle of city life while getting in touch with nature. Even squirrels and monitor lizards find comfort here!

  • Chinatown of Yangon

    Chinatown of Yangon

    Yangon, Myanmar

    Yangon’s Chinatown is the place to be—and is simply a must-visit location—when hunting for food in Yangon. This is especially the case at…

    Chinatown of Yangon

    Chinatown of Yangon

    Yangon’s Chinatown is the place to be—and is simply a must-visit location—when hunting for food in Yangon. This is especially the case at nightfall, when the area’s night market scene unfolds. From bars to roadside barbeque to other forms of street food, Chinatown has something for everyone. It also plays an important role in preserving the culture of Yangon’s—and by extension, Myanmar’s—Chinese community.

  • Sunway Lagoon

    Sunway Lagoon

    Sunway Lagoon, with its 88 acres of fun and entertainment, is a destination that is synonymous with memorable good times. The theme park was built on what was formerly a mining land, and is frequently the host of many international events, including MTV’s World Stage. It is also the home of the World’s Largest Man-Made Surf Beach, and its Extreme Park contains Malaysia’s first bungee jumping centre.

  • Lahpet

    Lahpet

    You are undoubtedly familiar with the practice of drinking tea–but what about eating it? Enter lahpet, which are essentially fermented or dried tea leaves. Often considered to be Myanmar’s national delicacy, these leaves are used to prepare refreshing beverages and salads for meals when not eaten on their own as a snack with condiments like nuts.

  • Taman Sari

    Taman Sari

    Once the royal garden of Yogyakarta’s Sultanate, Taman Sari has not dwindled in appeal and radiance over the years. When it was in use, the garden played many roles, including those of a bathing spot and an area for meditation. Today, it stands not only as an architectural masterpiece with a calming atmosphere, but also as a means to understand the lifestyle of Yogyakarta’s Sultanate back in the 18th century.

  • Wat Arun

    Wat Arun

    Founded by King Taksin in the 18th century, Wat Arun–otherwise known as the ‘Temple of Dawn’–stands as one of the most iconic riverside structures in Bangkok. To many, this seems only right, as the temple’s magnificent main Khmer-style tower with a height of 79 meters is decorated with striking pieces of colourful Chinese porcelain and coloured glass.

  • Đồng Xuân Market

    Đồng Xuân Market

    Đồng Xuân Market is both a renowned place for shoppers and an important distribution centre of goods for retailers across Hanoi. It rests in the Old Quarter, and is easily recognised by its wide variety of offerings, such as home appliances, plants and even pets. It is also a good place to sample local delicacies like bún chả.

  • Brunei Museum

    Brunei Museum

    Since its official opening in 1972, the Brunei Museum has served as an epicentre for cultural and educational exploration amongst Bruneians and tourists alike. It is located roughly 5 kilometres away from the centre of Bandar Seri Begawan, and is housed in a building that is celebrated for its commanding architecture.

  • North Borneo Railway

    North Borneo Railway

    If you are curious about what life was like in Borneo during the reign of the British, the North Borneo Railway is the train you want to be on. Passengers are treated to some of Sabah’s best sceneries in a locomotive that was used during Sabah’s colonial period, and are pampered with scrumptious culinary delights along the journey of roughly four hours. (Image Credit: Sutera Harbour Kota Kinabalu Website)

  • Gurney Paragon

    Gurney Paragon

    What was formerly St. Joseph’s Novitiate now stands as St. Jo’s, a venue that accommodates Penang’s growing demand for stylish restaurants and cafés. It is a part of Gurney Paragon, a shopping destination in Penang that caters to lifestyle needs with an upscale tinge. It is the neighbour of Gurney Plaza, another renowned shopping mall on Gurney Drive.

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