26 July 2012

Hainanese Boneless Chicken Rice 海南起骨鸡饭

Have been patronizing this stall and is definitely my choice of chicken rice stall.
How to get there?
Address: 505 Beach Road #B1-35 Singapore 199583
(Basement of Golden Mile Hawker Centre)
Tel: 6298 6270

By Car / Bike -
  • Coupon parking in the open carpark (Turn left into the carpark after Golden Mile Food Centre along Beach Road)
  • Alternative carpark - Blk 13 Multi-Storey CarPark (Turn left into the MSCP along North Bridge Road)

By Public Transport –
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 01411 (Keypoint Bldg) - Bus No. 100, 961, 980
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 01329 (Blk 8) - Bus No. 7, 2, 51, 61, 63, 80, 145, 175, 197, 961 

Nearest MRT Station: Lavender (15 mins walk) or Nicoll Highway (10-15 mins walk)

Opening hours
Mon - Sat: 11.30am - 8pm/9pm
Sun: Closed
Why this stall?
Because of its boneless chicken with fragrant sauce and steamed rice that comes along with a bowl of soup for just S$3.50 per person.

21 July 2012

Pulau Kukup Johor National Park

A mangrove island located near Kukup, in the district of Pontian. Good place to visit when you are in Kukup, takes only less than half a day trip.
How to get there?
Read about my post on "Kukup". From Kukup resorts area (Ferry Terminal), take a boat (RM5 per person) and you'll reach in about 10 - 15 minutes. Requires to pay entry fee before entering the park.
What to see/do at the park?
  • Wild boars
  • Mangrove trees
  • Blue crabs
  • Arboretum
  • Birds and other wildlife species
  • Take a Boat ride to the Floating Jetty

19 July 2012

Tanjung Piai Johor National Park (Kukup)

The place is located near Kukup, the district of Pontian, at the Southern Most Tip of Mainland Asia.
How to get there?
Read about my post on "Kukup". While driving towards Kukup, there is a signage that indicates "Tanjung Piai" on the left.
After a distance, you'll see the signage to turn right. Turn right before the mosque.
A short distance, turn left.
At this junction, turn right towards Tanjung Piai. Going straight will reach Tanjung Piai Resort.
 At the T-junction, turn right and you'll reach Tanjung Piai.
This place is beautiful and you'll definitely enjoy the environment and sea breeze as you walk towards the jetty.
A good place to visit/sightsee if you have the spare time and it only takes about 15-20 minutes to reach this place from Kukup. Free parking, only requires to pay entrance fee.

14 July 2012

WaBar (Singapore)

WaBar, the beer bar along Tanjong Pagar Road, is a cosy place to drink with friends. The bar provides a wide range of beers categorised under different countries and together with the menu of Western (salad, sausages, etc), Japanese and many more food choices.

Let your hair down and enjoy the atmosphere!
How to get there?
Address: 62 & 64 Tanjong Pagar Road Singapore 088483
Tel: 6224 7073
Website: (Korea) http://www.wabar.co.kr

By Car – Coupon parking along the roadside

By Bike – 
  • Bike lots are located at the back of alley (Coupon parking)

By Public Transport –
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 05429 (Bef Wallich St) / 05421 (Aft Craig Road) - Bus No. 145, 80

Nearest MRT Station: Tanjong Pagar

Opening hours 
Mon - Sat: 11am - 3am
Sun: 5pm - 3am
Budget
S$20 onwards

02 July 2012

Kukup 龟咯

A small fishing village, well-known for its seafood and houses built on stilts. Located in the district of Pontian, Johor, Malaysia. The trip will take about 2 to 3 hours car drive to Kukup, it will be faster if you are familiar with the roads.

How to get there?
From Singapore Tuas Checkpoint and after Malaysia Checkpoint
  • Drive straight and filter left towards the "Kawasan Rehat Gelang Patah" to pump petrol
  • Otherwise, drive straight towards Exit 307 to exit towards Pontian
  • Keep left and drive towards Pontian
  • Continue to drive straight and you will reach a T-junction
  • Turn right at the T-junction towards Pontian/Setia Eco Gardens and drive straight
  • Turn left after you see the blue signage "Setia Eco Gardens" (where the black car turns left) and drive straight
  • Quite a long stretch of road before you come to the signage to turn left towards Pontian Kechil / Pekan Nanas 
  • Drive straight and you'll pass by Pekan Nanas
  • Turn left when you see the signage "Kukup" and drive straight and you'll reach the place (30 mins drive after the turn)
Activities that you can do there
  • Book the Kukup Resort and stay 2 days 1 night (Check out the List of Kukup Resorts)
  • BBQ, Fireworks, Karaoke, Fishing, Kong Ming Lantern, Mahjong, Cycling, Foot Massage
  • Check out a good place to view Sunset
  • Visit Kelong (Fish farm)
  • Visit "Tanjung Piai
  • Visit "Pulau Kukup" (龟咯岛)
  • Check out the "Kukup Pasar Malam" on Thursdays
  • Hunt for some durians
Budget
Bring about RM200 should be sufficient. Otherwise, there's Money Changer at the Kukup.