11 October 2017

Let your hair down at Gold Coast Morib International Resort

Located along the Straits of Malacca, the resort is easily accessible by a 35 minutes’ drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) or an hour’s drive from Kuala Lumpur. The resort offers beautiful coastal scenery, an Outdoor Water Theme Park, Karaoke lounge, Spa wellness centre and other retail shops.
There are five popular types of room for selection, namely the Romantic or Birthday Decoration Setup at Studio Suite, Penthouse Suite, 2 Rooms Apartment, 3 Rooms Apartment and Studio Suite. The Penthouse is an exclusive suite that comes with a private balcony and is suitable for family gatherings and birthday parties.

Penthouse Suite
The 2 Rooms Apartment is best catered to family of four or friends as it comprises of 2 rooms with twin beds. 3 Rooms Apartment is slightly more spacious and it comes with an additional room with single bed. Couples could book the Studio Suite which comes with 1 king size bed or 2 single beds with private Jacuzzi.

Studio Suite with private Jacuzzi
For family and children, they could go for the Outdoor Water Theme Park where it consists of a joint family pool and kiddies pool with two whirlwind slides, racer slide, three mushroom-like showers, pyramid slide station, sea animal splash, baby bangy and many more. The theme park ticket for an adult and a child is priced at RM37 and RM21 respectively.
For couples and friends, indulge yourself for a spa session at the wellness centre to rejuvenate your body and mind. If you are adventurous, check out the Kite and Paramotor, ATV or Flying Fox activities.
You can also take a stroll along the beach and enjoy the wonderful sunset view. Have a perfect dinner at The Pier where you can dine and wine with the sea view. If you are still energetic after the dinner, have karaoke at the Lounge up till 1am.

If you book 3 days 2 nights with the resort, you can consider driving to Tanjung Sepat to explore the food there on the next day. The resort is conveniently located near Tanjung Sepat where you’ll probably take about 30 minutes’ drive from the resort. As early as 6am till 11am, you can have your breakfast at Restoran Yikee Seafood Bak Kut Teh or Ah Hock Seafood Bak Kut Teh. Many locals patronize the two restaurants for the Bak Kut Teh.

In the same area, you can purchase some “baos” at Hai Yew Heng. They are famous for the soft texture of the buns which come with the fillings of preserved vegetables, kaya, red beans, peanut and others. In the same area, near to the Jalan Gelama, there is another shop named Mr. Black Handmade Pau which also sells handmade buns. The fillings of the buns are similar to its competitor, Hai Yew Heng.

Hai Yew Heng buns
In the afternoon, visit the GanoFarm to learn more about the different types of mushrooms. GanoFarm is a Malaysian based mushroom research company that develops their own mushroom-based products such as the Lingzhi powder and grow their own mushrooms like the Monkey Head mushroom, Black Jelly mushrooms, etc.

When you are on the way back to the resort, stop over at Restoran Asam Batu Laut where you can have seafood dinner. Besides having an awesome sea view at the dining area, their fried oysters and Assam Sotong are recommended dishes to order.
And if you are attending the Formula One (F1) event or any other events at Sepang Circuit, book the Gold Coast Morib International Resort which is only 35 minutes’ drive to the Sepang Circuit. Do check out the best deals at Traveloka Malaysia for the available dates at Gold Coast Morib International Resort.

Photo credits: Traveloka Malaysia and Gold Coast Morib International Resort

19 September 2017

What can you do in Kukup?

Besides having KTV and mahjong sessions in the resort, there are other activities you can do in Kukup.

Try the No. 1 Coconut Pudding at Kukup Food Restaurant 金公主海鲜酒楼
Address: 2, 4, 6, 8 &10 Jalan Zamrud 2, Pusat Perniagaan Kukup, 82300 Pontian, Johor Malaysia
Tel: +6017 515 3588
Facebook - www.facebook.com/kukupfoodrestaurant

Contact Fishing Centres if you are keen in fishing

Buy Heong Peah

Drive to and take a walk at Tanjung Piai Johor National Park

Take ferry and visit Pulau Kukup Johor National Park

Jalan-jalan at Kukup
Maybe you'll get to see interesting stuff at Kukup.
These are jellyfish caught and being processed for restaurants.
They use coarse salt to preserve the processed jellyfish.

Eat Lok Lok for supper
Mobile stall is located near the entrance of Air Masin.

23 August 2017

Pla Thong Mookata (Bangkok)

All you can eat Thai Mookata buffet at Pla Thong!
It's a stone's throw away from Victory Monument BTS Station that links to Century Mall/Movie Plaza. From there, just cross the road to Pla Thong Mookata.
Wide array of chicken, pork and seafood that are well marinated.
Beverages are not included in the buffet price and are charged separately.
If you're early, you could also enjoy the cooked dishes such as the fried snacks, mango salad, salted egg, stir fried clams, etc.
Don't forget to have the coconut ice cream after the Mookata!
How to get there?
Address: Phayathai Road, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel: +66 84 354 8282

Nearest BTS Station: Victory Monument (Exit towards Century Mall/Movie Plaza)

Opening hours
Daily from 4pm to 11.30pm


02 August 2017

Siang Shuai Cake 香帥蛋糕台北店 (Taipei)

Purchase Siang Shuai yam cake before your flight departure and hand carry it with care.
 The cake is filled with yam paste. 满满的芋头味
How to get there?
Address: No. 47 Zhongxiao West Road, Section 1, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
(Located near Taipei Main Station Exit M5, basement 1)
Tel: +886 226486558
Siang Shuai website - www.scake.com.tw

Opening hours
Daily from 9am to 10pm

Nearest MRT Station: Taipei Main Station

26 July 2017

Pontian Old Market/Lau Pasar 笨珍老巴刹 (Pontian)

Settle your dinner at Pontian Lau Pasar with a number of food stalls to choose from.
Chee Cheong Fun/Claypot Assam Fish stall (传统猪肠粉 / 沙煲亚参鱼)
 Add your choice of food items to go with the chee cheong fun. 可以选加配料。
I ordered the siew mai (烧卖), sausage (香肠), fish cakes (鱼饼), etc.
Zi Char stall (煮炒摊)
Fried baby squid
Sambal stingray
Roast Meat stall 笨珍顺记烧臘
6363 Laksa stall (6363 叻沙)
Preserved vegetables with braised meat rice (梅菜卤肉饭)
Dessert stall 甜品摊
Refreshing old school desserts
We also had fried carrot cake
and satay.
How to get there?
Address: Jalan Bakek Jaya 2, Kampung Atap 82000 Pontian Johor

Opening hours
Daily from 6.30pm to 10pm except Mondays
Closed on Mondays

Along Jalan Bakek after Kedai Biskut, turn left and drive straight.
You'll see the Pontian Lau Pasar on your left side.