A Day in Royal Selangor Visitor Centre


I have a story to tell. It is about the Royal Selangor pewter empire. It all started in year 1885... A young pewter smith named Yong Koon left his village in China and sailed to Malaya. He was armed with nothing but his craftsman's tools and skills. From a small establishment which take in orders from tin miners and British colonial officers, the Royal Selangor is now a global brand with its … [Read more...]

Why Staying Healthy Matters to Us?


Traveling is our passion. There is nothing more fulfilling to us than the smell of new air, the sounds of a new city, the divine taste of local food and the sights of local people that we meet and greet along the way. We often need time and a small sum of money in order to see the world with our own eyes. However, energy which relates to health is also very important. Over the past few years, … [Read more...]

Penang Trip 2014: Mango Tree Place – Hideaway


Penang is well known for its heritage as George Town is a Unesco World Heritage Site, and people take great pride in it. So during our recent trip to Penang, we thought why not we try to live right in the midst of history? Tucked along the busy Beach Street (Lebuh Pantai), Mango Tree Place - Hideaway is a stylish boutique bed & breakfast place that is occupying two heritage shophouses. We … [Read more...]

The Hundred Foot Journey – a Foodie-Movie that You Do Not Want to Miss Out


Late last year, we flew to France for our honeymoon. We spent most of our time in Paris and Versailles. We traveled and met some locals along the way. I remembered that this elegant looking old lady from Southern France told us that we should pay a visit there soon. The south of France, colloquially known as le Midi is exceptionally beautiful especially during spring and summer time. Apart from … [Read more...]

4 Best Claypot Chicken Rice @ Klang Valley


Claypot chicken rice is a very popular Cantonese dish amongst the Chinese community in Malaysia. There is nothing more comforting than a plate of warm, hearty, and fulfilling claypot chicken rice, eaten together with chopped cili padi and a splash of soy sauce. Fluffy grains of rice, together with marinated pieces of chicken and sliced Chinese sausages are cooked in a claypot fuelled by charcoal … [Read more...]

Best Breakfast @ Medan Selera Kampar


We were enroute to Kampar during a recent weekend trip to Ipoh from Kuala Lumpur. With more than 50 food stalls available under one roof, Medan Selera Kampar is the place to go for breakfast in Kampar. There is sure something for everyone. The area is separated into two sections – one serving halal food, while another one area consisted of mostly Chinese stalls. Be sure to sit near the … [Read more...]

Café 9 – A Taste of Thai @ Seksyen 17, PJ


The row of shop lots along Jalan 17/45 has been quiet for years, but in recent two years it has welcomed an influx of new restaurants, burger bars and cafes serving the Seksyen 17 neighbourhood. Café 9 is one of the latest additions to our ever-growing local dining scene. Not to be mistaken as a café, Café 9’s interior décor fuses contemporary Asian and minimalist styles. The space is … [Read more...]

Whimsical Gelateria & Caffe by Cielo Dolci @ Solaris Dutamas


If you are a big fan of Cielo Dolci, you will love Whimsical Cafe - brought to us by the brainchild behind some of the most ingenious gelato flavours in Malaysia. Think nasi lemak gelato, popcorn gelato, teh tarik gelato, etc. Whimsical Cafe is not all about gelato; however gelato plays a big role in the menu creation. I love how the owners incorporate gelato into both savoury courses and … [Read more...]

Fuel Savings Tips for Road-Trips


Hi there! We just came back from a Penang road trip with Bobo & Jo! The trip was crazy fun - we ate as much as our stomach can hold and we also took so many pictures around the island. It was also a (sort of) budget trip as we ate mainly hawker food, do all the free things that a tourist can do and we car-pooled. Apart from car-pooling, we also save on our fuels by departing early in the … [Read more...]

Okayama Fair @ Kampachi


Okayama prefecture, located in the southern part of Japan, is famous for its white peaches and grapes. Apart from being closely associated with the famous folk legend Momotaro, it is also well known as the Kingdom of Fruits in Japan where high-quality agricultural products are produced and known worldwide for its quality and superior tastes. The mild climate here is conducive for the cultivation … [Read more...]

The Grind Burger Bar @ Seksyen 17


Don’t think for a second that the burger craze is dying down as there are a few more new burger joints openings to spike the trend. However, an old name that we really like is The Grind Burger Bar located in Seksyen 17. Having been in business for more than a year, offering high-quality toppings and friendly services; The Grind Burger Bar is constantly attracting both new and repeat … [Read more...]

Deli France @ Mid Valley Megamall, KL


I remember my parents taking me to Delifrance as a kid. We will always order the egg or tuna filling for the sandwiches, with a crisp baguette or a flaky, buttery croissant. So a visit to Delifrance is always, always a treat. Over the years, I still go back to Delifrance for breakfast, lunch and even afternoon tea as there is an outlet close to my work place. Recently, Delifrance underwent a … [Read more...]

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