If you haven’t already heard, Ipoh is hip and getting hipper. As more and more people discover what makes the Silver City Lonely Planet’s sixth most exciting destination in Asia, we’re seeing a growing influx of visitors who go to Ipoh to eat kai si hor fun, drink white coffee and selfie their way through Sekeping Kong Heng.

But of course, there’s much more to Ipoh than just that. Here’s my first piece for Malaysia.my, about a few well-kept secrets that might surprise even locals.