5 Strangest Eats of Africa

It’s World Cup Fever! If you have not caught the World Cup bug, here is something that should give you the shivers! Benny and Mitch are two backpackers who have attempted to travel from Berlin to Cape Town, backpacking through West Africa to get to the World Cup in South Africa, overland! According to Benny, […]

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Bad News from the Gulf..

Food Update – On Oysters in Louisiana Thanks to an article my God-brother Nathanael who lives in the States, sent me, I just learned that in the 55 days since the BP oil spill began off the coast of Louisiana, anxiety about what might happen to Gulf seafood is being replaced by acceptance of a […]

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Hot Springs Wet Market

On weekends, Cumi & Ciki love to go to the wet market. The Setapak wet market is usually a hive of activity by the time we get there. Setapak is a major suburb in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Formerly a tin-mining and rubber-growing area, the name is derived from the Malay word ‘tapak’ which means ‘step’, […]

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Top 5 Pork Joints in Abu Dhabi

Today’s BITS (blogger in the spotlight) features a close friend of ours who is a Malaysian but now working and residing in Abu Dhabi. Without further ado, here is Julian with a topic close to his heart. Food of course! When I first moved to Abu Dhabi (AD), I thought the challenge would be in […]

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Movie Review – I love you Phillip Morris

Those of you who are Jim Carrey fans, hands up! Those of you who are not.. erm, maybe this show isn’t for you. Me, I LOVE Jim Carrey! I found him hilarious in the borderline psychotic rubber-faced goofball who made Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber and The Mask but just so-so in The […]

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Buttermilk Pancakes

Pink Sage

Sometimes you get a hankering for a simple egg on toast that just won’t go away. The image pops up in your mind and no matter what you do.. it just hangs around like a stray puppy that won’t go away till you pet it on the head. . . Well, one of the places […]

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5 Top Diamond-inspired travel destinations

Happy #TravelTuesday folks! It’s the month of June.. and this month is particularly special because it is Ciki’s Birthday month! I believe that if there is any one time in the year when a girl should splurge on herself, it should be on her birthday. So, if I wanted to travel for my birthday and […]

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Winners!

Because the submissions were so good, we have a TIE! After the judges (Kenny Mah , Cumi & Ciki) deliberated day and night for 3 days and 3 nights, they have finally reached a unanimous decision. The two winners for the Caption Writing Contest are.. 1. Breadpitt (MALAYSIA) 2. Marnie (Philippines) Congratulations – we will […]

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Interview with Chef Antoine

Thank God it’s Friday! This week, for a change, we are doing Chef in the Spotlight and the first on our list is Chef Antoine, Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur’s Executive Chef , with the smiling eyes and the huge personality! Today, he gives us some insights into the life of a Chef and also his […]

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10 things that will happen to you when a Malaccan boy, takes you to Malacca

1. He will feed you breakfast till you are stuffed.. . 2. He will drive you carefully on the highway to Malacca.. The Malaccan boy is amazing. Equipped with only his hands (for driving) and his mouth (for talking) he can single-handedly carry on a conversation without stopping, from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca town. Throw […]

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