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KK Garden Seafood – Halal Seafood Restaurant in Kota Kinabalu

We arrived at Kampung Air intending to try the seafood at Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant but we ended up eating at KK Garden Seafood instead. KK Garden Seafood KK Garden Seafood was really sneaky, putting their seafood tanks right in front of Suang Tain Seafood Restaurant. I believe many others have fallen victim to this […]

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Welcome Seafood Restaurant – Popular Seafood Restaurant in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is known for its cheap seafood, so I decided to satisfy all my seafood cravings in Kota Kinabalu. I did some research and ended up trying out two of the three seafood restaurants I shortlisted with my travel partner. Here is my review of Welcome Seafood Restaurant. Welcome Seafood Restaurant I have read […]

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Shu Da Xia Hotpot – Martial Art Themed Hotpot Restaurant

I finally got to visit the famous hotpot Restoran Shu Da Xia that my friends have been telling me about. Judging from the name, it sounds like a martial arts themed hotpot restaurant. The mascot is a panda in straw hat and wuxia clothes which you can find at the entrance of the restaurant. The […]

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Gustav – Contemporary Fusion Finnish Cuisine

Besides Restaurant Nili, Gustav is another restaurant everyone recommends in Rovaniemi. This is another hugely-popular restaurant, reservation is a must. You can see from the interior that this is a more modern and contemporary restaurant with a well-stocked bar. Cocktails It’s a shame not to order a cocktail or mocktail when there’s such a well-stocked […]

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Restaurant Gaissa – Modern Finnish and Lappish Cuisine

We weren’t lucky enough to get a table at Restaurant Nili without reservation again so we ended up eating dinner at Restaurant Gaissa. The main restaurant of Restaurant Gaissa is located on the second floor of Santa’s Hotels Santa Claus. It’s surprising how empty Restaurant Gaissa is given how packed every other restaurant is. The […]

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Restaurant Nili – Authentic Finnish and Lapland Cuisine

There are only a handful of restaurants in the small town of Romaniemi in Finland. Ask anyone in Rovaniemi for a restaurant recommendation and Restaurant Nili will always be one of the top choices. I highly recommend you to make a reservation beforehand but my friends and I were lucky to get a table without […]

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Arktikum Cafe – 15€ Weekday Lunch Buffet

Not only Arktikum Museum a great place to learn about the history and culture of the Artic, it also houses a hidden gem, the Arktikum Cafe. Located near to the entrance of the Arktikum Museum, Arktikum Cafe is cosy with creamy white walls and wooden tables and chairs. Buffet Lunch This cafe offers buffet lunch […]

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Brasserie La Place – Great French Restaurant in Helsinki

If you have just arrived in Helsinki and you are looking for a restaurant to have a good lunch or dinner with your friends, I recommend Brasserie La Place. Take a train from the airport (Lentoasema) to Helsinki Central Railway Station (Helsingin päärautatieasema), walk 5 minutes and you will reach the French restaurant on the […]

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Restaurants in Iceland I Have Tried

Outside of Reykjavik, the rest of Iceland looks very barren but if you know where to look, there are some good restaurants to be found. Here are the restaurants that I have tried in Iceland: Stapinn It’s really more of a cafe than a restaurant, there are only about 30 seats in doors and another […]

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Oriental Kopi – The Best of Nanyang Cusine

I finally visited the Oriental Kopi that my friends have been raving to me about. The original restaurant is in Kuala Lumpur but we visited the first outlet in Johor Bahru at Johor Jaya. The coffeeshop occupies a corner shophouse in Johor Jaya. The green and white signage that proudly proclaims “Oriental Kopi” is easy […]