A peek at my very first magazine article. Well, it’s not really National Geographic or Lonely Planet but everyone has needs to start from somewhere. Continue reading I’m in Dec 2012 issue of Jetstar Asia magazine
I don’t eat spicy food but I had a great time in Bangkok. Find out what’s on the menu. Continue reading #FoodFri Glutton in Bangkok
I made a travel plan for Bangkok because I did not want to commit the same mistake as I did in Kuching. My plans for the Sunday was to see the Grand Palace and then walk north to the museum and then to Khaoshan Road. It was a relaxed plan since I didn’t want to stress myself. My friend N told me that it would … Continue reading Bangkok’s Grand Palace is the Versailles of the East
D and I visited Muar during the Christmas weekend. It was our first trip which we have made no real plans: no pre-booked bus tickets, hotel nor list of places to visit. We mainly feasted on Chinese food (another blog post) and walked around the town going into random boutiques (they have A LOT of random boutiques). See the full gallery on Posterous Full account … Continue reading Sights (no sound) of Muar, Johor
Ordered an iced coffee in the usual Nanyang-style (local Chinese term for South China Sea, aka Southeast Asia)–coffee with condensed milk and sugar.
[UPDATE OCT 1 2012: Digi’s plans have been changed a lot since I wrote the post so I’m including the new price plans]
Usually before a trip, I try looking for a cheap prepaid phone plan or SIM. If you are like me, you probably think you cannot live without 24-7 Internet connection even when on the road. (That’s not quite true as I somehow managed to survive on hotel Wi-Fi and generousity of the Apple Store in Japan.)
Here’s what I use when I go back to Malaysia, either for a day trip to Johor or a week back home, I switch back to my old Malaysian SIM card. It just makes more sense.
I’ve been with Digi for many years not because it’s the cheapest prepaid around but because my whole family uses it so we get cheaper calls, SMS.
Kopi tarik (pulled coffee), foamy on the top Continue reading Singapore-style cappucino
Seen in Singapore Continue reading Rent-a-loo
No snow but lots of trees. See the full gallery on Posterous Continue reading Christmas in Singapore