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Activities to Do at Tanjong Jara Resort – Kampung Life, Dungun Night Market Tour, Spa

by Zhiqiang & TingyiMarch 29, 2014
Tanjong Jara Resort monkey

Besides chilling out by the beach at Tanjong Jara Resort, there are many other activities you can participate in as a guest of Tanjong Jara Resort.  Right at the resort lobby, you will find a board listing all the activities available for the day; it is conveniently located near Di Atas Sungei restaurant so on [...]

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Romantic Getaway at Luxurious Tanjong Jara Resort in Terengganu

by Zhiqiang & TingyiMarch 17, 2014
Tanjong Jara Resort

Located on the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia between Kuala Terengganu and Kuantan, the Tanjong Jara Resort is built on a 17-hectare site facing the South China Sea. The resort is luxurious yet also every part of the resort from its architecture to spa services are steeped in age-old Malay traditions. The latter part is [...]

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Top 4 Sights to Check Out at Singapore Chinatown

by Zhiqiang & TingyiMarch 8, 2014
Sri-Mariamman-Temple-Singapore

Named after the bullock carts that used to supply fresh water to its residents, Singapore’s Chinatown offers more than just a name when it comes to heritage.  Chinatown is Singapore’s largest historic district, nestled close to the bustling business hub.  For a quick tour of Singapore’s national monuments, take a walk along South Bridge Road [...]

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Review of Bangkok Amari Watergate Hotel at Pratunam

by Zhiqiang & TingyiFebruary 23, 2014
Amari Watergate Bangkok Hotel Review

If shopping is one of your main objective of travelling to Bangkok, then you should stay in the Pratunam area of Bangkok.  Amari Watergate hotel is one of the hotels that is within walking distance to some of the best shopping areas in Pratunam – being directly across the road from Platinum Fashion Mall and [...]

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Top 5 Stalls to Eat at Imbi Market – SisterS Crispy Popiah, Ah Weng Koh Hainan Tea, Ah Fook Chee Cheong Fun, Bunn Choon Egg Tart and Sam Kee Wanton Mee

by Zhiqiang & TingyiFebruary 18, 2014
Bunn Choon Egg Tart KL

Besides the 4 “Kees” that I introduced on the Top 4 Kuala Lumpur restaurants to check out in the previous blog post, another must-visit for foodies in Kuala Lumpur had to be the Imbi Market. The official name of the market is Pasar Baru Bukit Bintang but from our interactions with the locals, it seems [...]

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Top 4 Kuala Lumpur Hawker Food – the 4 “Kees”: Seng Kee (唐人街胜记), Kim Lian Kee (金莲记), Yut Kee (鎰記茶餐室), Keong Kee (强记补品)

by Zhiqiang & TingyiFebruary 9, 2014
Seng Kee Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is well-known for its hawker food scene – you will find that our recommendations for the top 4 Kuala Lumpur hawker street food are all “Kees”. Kee refers to 记 in Chinese and is usually preceded by the last name (surname) of the founder. These places are typically called Restorans (which I assume [...]

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Tips to Avoid Kuala Lumpur Taxi Scams and Know Difference between Budget & Executive Taxis

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJanuary 28, 2014
KL Budget Taxis

Getting around by taxi around Kuala Lumpur can be a very convenient and affordable option (especially if you are travelling in a group of 2-3) as long as you are travelling on a budget taxi which agrees to charge you the metered fare. Unfortunately, the taxi experience in Kuala Lumpur is a hit and miss [...]

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Exploring Batu Caves with the Dark Cave Educational Tour

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJanuary 25, 2014
Dark Cave Batu Caves

Batu Caves is not just about the 272 steps and the Hindu temples at Temple Cave – there is also the Dark Cave where visitors can explore the fascinating cave ecosystem with a guided educational tour.  The cave is at least 100 million years old and the limestone that surrounds it was originally formed from [...]

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Climbing 272 Steps of Kuala Lumpur Batu Caves for Temple Cave Exploration

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJanuary 21, 2014
Batu Caves Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Besides the good food and shopping in Kuala Lumpur, visitors to the Malaysia state capital can also take a short day trip to Batu Caves (13 kilometres north of the city).  The Batu Caves is one of the most popular Hindu shrine outside India, dedicated to Lord Murugan (a Hindu deity) and at every Thaipusam [...]

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Biker-Themed Restaurant Bar: Handlebar at Sembawang Jalan Mempurong

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJanuary 19, 2014
Handlebar Sembawang

Located at Sembawang, Handlebar is a biker-themed restaurant/bar.  Getting to Handlebar is challenging if you do not have a car as it is located near PA Sembawang Water Venture Club accessible for a small road Jalan Mempurong.  You can’t get as ulu as this – just drive towards the end of Sembawang Road and turn [...]

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