Uncle John’s Durians @ Pulau Tikus, Penang

Uncle John’s Durians @ Pulau Tikus, Penang

With the durian season upon us, we were hunting for a place to get good durians at reasonable prices (read: without getting our throats slaughtered) without having to travel all the way to Balik Pulau. This season has been somewhat slow with supplies at a record low (blame the weather/heavy rains/global warming). Coupled with high […]

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Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival 2017 Preview @ Gurney Paragon Mall

Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival 2017 Preview @ Gurney Paragon Mall

The Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival is back once again in 2017 at Gurney Paragon Mall! The 3 day festival will be happening from 28th-30 July 2017 at the Atrium of Gurney Paragon Mall from 10am-10pm. Over 50 exhibitors will be participating in this festival which would be sure to please all coffee and dessert […]

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Maple Palace Chinese Restaurant, Penang

Maple Palace Chinese Restaurant, Penang

Maple Palace Chinese Restaurant is no stranger to the dining scene in Penang. Maple Palace is one of the go to places whenever one looks for quality Chinese cuisine be it for weddings, company dinners, birthdays, events or even just a simple meal with family and friends.  Over the years, Maple Palace has constantly changed […]

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Tapaz Restaurant Re-opens with New Menu @ Telaga Harbour, Langkawi

Tapaz Restaurant Re-opens with New Menu @ Telaga Harbour, Langkawi

Tapaz Restaurant at Telaga Harbour in Langkawi brings a touch of Spain to this laidback island featuring delicious small plates of food combined with good wine. Tapaz has been in operations since 2004 and was closed for a short while in May for renovations and a menu revamp. We were lucky enough to be invited […]

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Upsidow – An Upside Down House & Cafe, A Langkawi Attraction

Upsidow – An Upside Down House & Cafe, A Langkawi Attraction

If you’re visiting Langkawi and looking for something fun to do, you wouldn’t want to miss paying a visit to Upsidow, where you Turn Your World Upside Down! Upsidow is an Upside Down House Art Installation where everything inside is made from recycled, up-cycled and unwanted materials. Plenty of photo opportunities await inside Upsidow, which […]

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Tubotel Langkawi Review – Unique Concrete Tube Room with Sea View!

Tubotel Langkawi Review – Unique Concrete Tube Room with Sea View!

Whenever I travel, I do like to hunt for unique places. During a recent trip to Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah, we got to check out Tubotel located at Pantai Cenang. SeaFront Tubes Tubotel brings an exceptional experience to its patrons, being a budget hotel that is packed with thrills. The ‘ ‘rooms’ here at […]

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The Habitat Penang Hill – TreeTop Walk & Ecotourism Attraction

The Habitat Penang Hill – TreeTop Walk & Ecotourism Attraction

Penang Hill has gotten a revival of sorts in the recent years and the latest addition to one of the island’s landmark, is a world class eco tourism attraction called The Habitat. Located on the fringes of a 130 million year old virgin rainforest on Penang Hill, The Habitat features a historical 1.6km nature trail, […]

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Richard Rivalee The Designer & Chef Nyonya Cuisine @ M Mall, Penang

Richard Rivalee The Designer & Chef Nyonya Cuisine @ M Mall, Penang

Richard Rivalee’s Nyonya cuisine has amassed quite a large fan base since it’s inception in a quaint and cozy shop lot along the picturesque Bangkok Lane. Richard Rivalee’s style of Nyonya cooking has certain Thai influences, having learnt most of his recipes from his grandmother. Currently, the award winning designer and chef has moved his […]

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Baguni Korean Concept Store + Gusttimo Coffee.Gelato.Bingsu @ Sunshine Square, Penang

Baguni Korean Concept Store + Gusttimo Coffee.Gelato.Bingsu @ Sunshine Square, Penang

Sunshine Square has been a staple supermarket for those who stay around Bayan Baru area. And recently two exciting new tenants have started its operations in Sunshine Square. Housed in the same space is Baguni Korean Concept Store & Gusttimo (which offers coffee, pastries, gelato and bingsu). Let’s take a look first at what Gusttimo […]

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{Lingzie Travels} Hatyai 2D1N Itinerary + Food Guide 2017

{Lingzie Travels} Hatyai 2D1N Itinerary + Food Guide 2017

This trip marks my first ever time setting foot in Hatyai! I was super excited to say the least. So… lesgo! 🙂 DAY 1 – Departure from Penang  Depart Penang 5am (Van Pick Up) ~yawn~ The group of 6 of us decided to charter a private van to drive us to Hatyai. The van (10 […]

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