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Two Girls in Rome – Ciao Roma!

On the last day in Rome, we decided to mix in a bit of tourist spots, some good local food and some weird discoveries. I’ve learned that although Rome is the city of love (just like Paris), it can be ...

33 Things I’ve Learned From Travelling

That’s how much I’ve aged until today and it has so far been a wild travel adventure ever since I stepped my tiny size 4 feet on a strange land. It has come to a point where I want to ...

Two Girls in Rome – Eating the Streets

The first challenge we had when planning our trip to Rome was surely finding a great plane ticket, as going they can be quite expensive. Thankfully, with the help of GoEuro, a good website for finding cheap train and flight ...

Two Girls in Rome – We Got Rome-ed!

There were just too many good things to see in Rome which I felt we couldn’t finish in a day or two or three. Rome wasn’t build in a day and it wouldn’t take just a day to discover the ...

Two Girls in Rome – Gladiators Wanted

The search of our bedroom. My story of our adventure in Europe continued in Rome, Italy. I’ve never been to Rome before and I was very excited about this trip since it will be my first. An Unexpected B&B. We managed to ...

Guide: Bangkok in 72 Hours

  In love with Luxx. I had won the 3rd prize of the KoolRed Asian Review Food Contest last year which consisted of a 2 days & 1 night stay at Luxx Silom Hotel and managed to go for a quick getaway to Bangkok. Since ...

Guest Blogger – Why should Pakistan be your next destination this summer?

  Pakistan has lately emerged as a prominent yet controversial country on the globe. Lot of people have developed interest about the people and geography of Pakistan but unfortunately, much of this is designed to frighten the tourists off. I ...

MySelangorStory: The End & The Beginning

  The day finally came for the MySelangorStory 2011 Award Ceremony which was held in Thai Express, The Curve. At first it was supposed to be held in Golden Palm Tree Resort, then it was postponed and announced and then postponed again ...

A lil bit of Dim Sum at Lai Po Heen

It was a big celebration for the family especially for my mum and we decided to go to the elegant Chinese restaurant in Mandarin Oriental Hotel (Kuala Lumpur) called Lai Po Heen. She chose the restaurant this time since the ...

The Floating Mosque in Melaka

  On our last day in Melaka, we took a drive down to the man made island right across from our hotel. We were curious as to what lies there and I’ve personally never been there before. To my delight, ...

For the Love of Jonker Street.

  Jonker Street is famous for its’ heritage, culture, arts and local food. I however find all those that I mentioned to be my favourite reasons to visit this place whether it being during the day or night. The day ...

Melaka: Eating Parameswara in Umbai

When we were younger, I remembered my parents bringing us to Umbai to eat a lot of seafood and packets of nasi lemak. It’s nice to come back here again to relive those memories. I forgot about the many stalls ...

Sleeping in Holiday Inn Melaka

This was our first family trip of the year, minus two of my other siblings of course. It gets quite challenging when you have members of the family traveling/working in and out of the country so we do the best ...

What the Cupcakes? – Wondermilk Publika

  Wondermilk Publika and its’ delicious cupcakes. I remembered going to Wondermilk for the first time about 6 years back. It was with my ex-colleague Weed who had asked me to join her to visit this little joint in Damansara ...

Chinese Halal Seafood: Hj Sharin Chinese Muslim Restaurant

Eating Chinese Halal Seafood for dinner. Once a week I have dinner with my parents and usually it’ll be somewhere new since my parents are the adventurous type when it comes to gourmet. My dad suggested that we try Hj ...

Oui Oui A Delicious Bakery: Levain Boulangerie

A French inspired bakery in KL. I had read about Levain Boulangerie & Patisserie a tad too many times and salivated over the photos that Nigel had posted in Food n’ Frame. Everytime we wanted to go there, something would ...

Ghosts in Penang: Sunset & NightLife.

  Sunset at the beach.  What is Penang without its beautiful beaches? During the last trip to Penang, we had a little night out at one of the bars in Batu Feringghi, right out at the beach. We could hear the ...

Ghosts in Penang: Peranakan Museum

A trace of Baba & Nyonya at Peranakan Museum After visiting the Blue Mansion, my friends didn’t join me when we visited the Pinang Peranakan Mansion except for one of them. Even though she has been inside this place but ...

UNESCO Hunt #1: The Blue Mansion, Penang

  UNESCO Site #1223 says: “Melaka and George Town, historic cities of the Straits of Malacca have developed over 500 years of trading and cultural exchanges between East and West. The influences of Asia and Europe have endowed the towns ...

Ghosts in Penang: Bring Something Home.

  Wherever I go for my travels, I’d normally make sure I bring something back for my family, close friends and colleagues. I’m not fancy or big on shopping in malls as I prefer to hit the street markets or ...

Ghosts in Penang: Food for Our Souls

  Most probably you’d be thinking about the ghosts I mentioned in my first post of Penang. This post however is mostly about the food that fed our souls during the whole trip. There’s nothing like Penang food. In fact ...

Ghosts in Penang: Paying The Ferryman.

A spooky stay in Penang.  You might already ask yourselves what’s with the title about ghosts in Penang? I will definitely tell you about it but not now because you’ll need to follow the journey we had from when we ...