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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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Instagram Highlights of the Best of Kuala Lumpur’s Street Food

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJanuary 1, 2014
Bunn Choon Egg Tart KL

During a recent trip to Kuala Lumpur with TigerAir and Standard Chartered, we had the opportunity to explore some of Kuala Lumpur’s best street food from the Seng Kee Claypot Loh Shu Fun to the Imbi Market Sisters’ Crispy Popiah. We will be sharing more details over the next few blog posts on the top [...]

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Experiencing the UNESCO World Heritage City Melaka with Nokia 808 PureView

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJuly 23, 2012
Christ Church Melaka

Melaka was founded by an exiled prince from Sumatra, Parameswara in the 1400s. it had thrived as a port of call to many ships from around the region, China and India. It had also changed hands a number of times – first falling to the Portuguese in 1511 and then the Dutch in 1641. It [...]

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Malaysia Port of Call: Port Klang Shore Excursion

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJanuary 18, 2010
Manhattan Fish Market

The Legend of the Seas Royal Caribbean Cruise arrived in Port Klang at around 7am and was scheduled to depart for our next destination, Phuket at 4.30pm. Guests could choose to join in one of the shore excursions to Kuala Lumpur or disembark to roam around the area on their own. Alternatively, you could also [...]

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Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJanuary 5, 2010
Putrajaya Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

Besides being home to huge government administrative buildings and national monuments, Putrajaya is also host to many major international events – the most prominent one being the Putrajaya International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. The 1st fiesta was held in mid March 09 over a weekend and it attracted a turnout of over 100,000 visitors. This [...]

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur

by Zhiqiang & TingyiJanuary 4, 2010
Kuala Lumpur Petronas Tower

Kuala Lumpur is known as a shopping paradise for many especially with its glitzy designer boutiques and high-gloss mega malls. However, beneath the glitz, there are also crafts and cultural finds, street markets and traditional and modern architecture that will appeal to anyone in the city. I will be sharing with you, from my personal [...]

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