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How to Take Bus from JB Sentral to AEON Bukit Indah

I used carpool service on my recent weekend getaway to Johor Bahru. I had no problem going in, the driver dropped me off at KSL Hot Spring Resort. But I had a problem when I was coming back. The carpool driver can only pick me up outside AEON Bukit Indiah but the places I wanted […]

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Triple K Cafe – Beef and Mutton Noodle Soup

On my recent weekend getaway to Johor Bahru, I discovered an old-fashioned coffeeshop called Triple K Cafe. Triple K Cafe is located towards the end of Jalan Tan Hiok Nee. It’s one of those coffeeshops you probably walked past without even noticing. Aesthetically, there’s nothing worth noting. There’s just opened metal grills, revealing dirty-green floor with […]

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Restaurant Siang Kee – Cheap Seafood Zichar in Johor Bahru

I remembered going with an ex-boyfriend and his colleagues to Johor Bahru. We had the most scrumptious seafood meal, all for just S$70 per person. I asked the ex-boyfriend for the name of the place and he told me it was Restaurant Siang Kee. During a recent weekend getaway to Johor Bahru, I made it […]

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KSL Hot Spring Resort – Inconvenient but Peaceful

I love soaking in hot springs but Singapore only has Sembawang Hot Spring Park. When I read that there is a KSL Hot Spring Resort in Johor Bahru, I was really excited to check it out. Location If not for the hot spring, I won’t bother staying in KSL Hot Spring Resort. It is located […]

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Kuala Terengganu Chinatown Restaurants You Must Try

Call me whatever you want, but I love eating the local food everywhere I travel. I feel that the fastest and cheapest way to experience the local culture is through eating the local food. I recently went on a 3 days 2 nights Kuala Terengganu and Kapas Island weekend getaway. If you happen to stay in […]

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Hotel Seri Malaysia Kuala Terengganu – Old and Run-Down Hotel

On the recent 3 days 2 nights Kuala Terengganu and Kapas Island weekend getaway, we stayed at Hotel Seri Malaysia Kuala Terengganu.  I did a quick search online before the trip and the hotel looked alright. A room here costs S$41-65 per room per night, which comes with complimentary breakfast.  Built on the bank of Terengganu River, […]

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Hike Up Lion Hill on Kapas Island – Challenging but Doable Hike

On Kapas Island, besides snorkelling, banana boat and other water activities, another activiy to consider is hiking to Lion Hill. I did it on a recent Kuala Terengganu and Kapas Island Weekend Getaway and I conquered it.  You can choose to either take a boat (RM$15-20 per person) or hike to Lion Hill. I would […]

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3 Days 2 Nights Kuala Terengganu and Pulau Kapas Weekend Getaway

Located in eastern Malaysia, Terengganu is a coastal state. Several outlaying islands, including Perhentian Island, Kapas Island and Redang Island, are also part of the state. Kuala Terengganu is the capital of Terengganu.  How to Get to Kuala Terengganu Terengganu has its own airport, known as Sultan Mahmud Airport. AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo […]

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Exploring The Melaka Straits Mosque – Dressing Up As A Muslim For One Day

The Melaka Straits Mosque is known as Masjid Silat Melaka in Malay. It is one of the most iconic mosque in Melaka, situated on a man-made island named Pulau Melaka (Melaka Island). The mosque cost MYR 10 million to build and it was officially opened on 25 November 2006. It was officiated  by the Supreme […]

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Nancy’s Kitchen – Authentic Peranakan Cuisine Since 1999

Besides being the historical center of Malaysia with numerous well-preserved colonial and Dutch architectures, Melaka is also known for its Peranakan cuisine.  Peranakan cuisine marries the Chinese style of cooking with Malay use of spices to create tantalizing dishes. There are many peranakan restaurants in Melaka, one of the most acclaimed is Nancy’s Kitchen. Nancy […]