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… Continue reading Uncle John’s Durians @ Pulau Tikus, Penang
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… Continue reading Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival 2017 Preview @ Gurney Paragon Mall
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… Continue reading Maple Palace Chinese Restaurant, Penang
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… Continue reading Tapaz Restaurant Re-opens with New Menu @ Telaga Harbour, Langkawi
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… Continue reading Upsidow – An Upside Down House & Cafe, A Langkawi Attraction
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… Continue reading Tubotel Langkawi Review – Unique Concrete Tube Room with Sea View!
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,… Continue reading The Habitat Penang Hill – TreeTop Walk & Ecotourism Attraction