I’ve taken countless of photos during the many years of my travelling. For the first few years it was fine just saving them in hard disks and laptops. The one fine day, I was looking back for some photos, I realised that some photos were missing, Continue reading
怡保辣一辣@有面子板麵的鎮店之寶必屬辣椒板麵無疑。辣椒板麵好吃的關鍵就是裡頭的乾辣椒，是一碗板麵的靈魂所在。老闆親自手作的乾辣椒可是大有來頭， Continue reading
位在MBPJ Complex C 停車場一樓的Zainul Nasi Kandar早期時在檳城創業，於60年代搬遷至PJ，現在已經傳承到第三代兒女。檳城扁擔飯的名聲可是響噹噹，這間始於檳城的Zainu Nasi Kandar 也是有著忠於原味、50多年不變的好味道。 Continue reading
‘鬼節’，’活死人祭’，或’淨屍節’是馬聶聶的許多名稱，每三年在印尼南蘇拉威西島的托拉查舉行（Tana Toraja in South Sulawesi, Indonesia)。在這個節日，家屬將死去的親人木乃伊化的遺體由墓陵請出來淨屍、換上新衣、團聚。根據古老的民間傳說，屍體有行走的能力，所以也有趕屍一稱。 Continue reading
If a city without old buildings is like a man without memories, then Taiping would be a man full of vibrant memories. Once a mining town that was the capital of Perak from 1875 – 1937, Taiping was also one of the very first cities to be established in Malaysia. Naturally it has many historical buildings, whether built by the British for municipal uses, or built by the different communities in Taiping. Many of these buildings are more than 100 years old and are also Malaysia’s “firsts” to be built. Continue reading
When you are in Bali, Babi Guling is the one food that you absolutely must try. You can’t leave Bali without trying because it’s pretty much equivalent to visiting Penang and not eating char koay teow. The ubiquitous babi guling, or roast suckling pig, is commonly found in small stalls known as “warung”. The most famous one would be Ibu Oka in Ubud, popularised by Anthony Bourdain when he did a TV show on it. Continue reading
Kuala Sangga (老港漁村) is a tiny little fishing village 30 minutes of boat ride away from Kuala Sepetang. Kuala Sangga was established in the 1890’s and today it has about 40 – 50 families living in the village. The village is so small that it will take you less than 20 minutes to walk from one end to the other. To get there, get a boat ride from one of the many boat ride providers at Kuala Sepetang’s port as it is only rechable by boat. Continue reading
Bintan Island is located within the Riau Archipelago of Indonesia. With its proximity to Singapore, it is often visited via a short ferry ride from Singapore (45 minutes to 2 hours of duration depending on the port of arrival). Other ways of reaching Bintan Island include ferry from Johor Bahru, Malaysia or direct flights from Jakarta, Indonesia.
We visited Sungai Lembing’s Underground Tin Mines without really knowing what to expect. We entered the compound, saw a small railway track, a small tram, and nothing much in the vicinity. We were a bit surprised at the steep entrance fee of RM 15 because it seemed like there was nothing much to see. Continue reading
Watching sun rise @ Sungai Lembing is an activity that you absolutely cannot miss. It only takes about 40 minutes to hike up Panorama Hill to see the rewarding view.