My first 14 days Europe trip, and how it all started my love for Europe

My first Europe trip in 2012, I have to say, is the most competitive (kiasu) self planned Europe trip ever ! I did 6 countries, 9 cities, 7 train connections (with a total of 42 hours train time) in 14 days ! 6 Countries : Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Vatican City, and France 9 Cities: Frankfurt, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Venice, Rome, Vatican City, Milan, … Continue reading My first 14 days Europe trip, and how it all started my love for Europe

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Ultimate guide to French cheeses; and where to buy them in Kuala Lumpur

I started this post because I realised there’s a lack of appreciation among Malaysians (at least my close friends, and family) on cheese. Some of them never even realised there are much more varieties of cheese beyond the commercially made cheddar cheese slices, and mozzarella on pizzas. I am not claiming myself to be a connoisseur for cheese (hence my ever ongoing research). But, I … Continue reading Ultimate guide to French cheeses; and where to buy them in Kuala Lumpur

Penang: Kebaya Dining Room, local Peranakan fusion fine dining

Peranakans are descendants of Chinese migrants who first settled in Penang and Melaka, and later inter married with Malays. As such, peranakan cuisine combines both Chinese and Malays influences. Last year, I celebrated my birthday at this Peranakan fine dining, Kebaya Dining Room, in Penang. The restaurant is part of The Seven Terraces, which is a luxury boutique hotel of Anglo Chinese architecture. The restaurant … Continue reading Penang: Kebaya Dining Room, local Peranakan fusion fine dining

Melaka: Melting pot of cultures & culinary influences

Melaka (or Malacca) is one of the states on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. My youngest brother completed his tertiary education there, and continued on working as a Engineer. (Yes, we are a brotherhood of 3 engineers.) I visited Melaka a few times, and every time I am there, it has never lost its charm for me. Melaka is one of my favourite cities, … Continue reading Melaka: Melting pot of cultures & culinary influences

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South Korea: Colours of Autumn foliage

With the recent craze around South Korea beating Germany in the World Cup 2018, I thought why not ride on the buzz. Well, I don’t know much about football, but I can share something about my first trip to South Korea. I flew in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, land to beautiful enhanced people. Expecting that language barrier is going to be a major … Continue reading South Korea: Colours of Autumn foliage