Off now..

Hello my lovely readers! I’m off to USA for a week & the site is being moved! We’re upgrading to a new web host. The maintenance will begin Saturday morning, the 1st of May,  so you may experience a little weirdness. Normal service should resume by the 3rd of May. xoxo, Ciki

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Travel is ..

It’s Friday! This week’s Blogger in the Spotlight (BITS) is Malaysia’s very own, Creative writer, Kenny Mah, to thrill us with What Travel is.. ? So my friend tells me, not so much a question as stating a fact: “You fly more than most people take taxis. You’re like George Clooney.” And I was about [...]

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This old place.

There was an old cook of the East, Who’s kitchen though old was complete, He ate in between, Whilst others served and cleaned, He was the old cook of the East. There was a young man whose eyes, Where unusually small in size, When chicken was served, He’d open them wide, People would stare in [...]

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The Ming Room

Like any artistic sculpture, great cuisine comes from the heart and is fueled by passion. When well executed, it offers a feast for the senses that thrills and delights. Tucked in the front corner of Bangsar shopping Center’s 3rd Floor (literally located diagonally opposite to Grand Imperial Restaurant on the same floor)  the Ming Room [...]

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Top 3 Things to Do in Beijing

Everyone has their own To Do List in Beijing. It all depends on where you are coming from – if you are single or married, if you have kids or not, if you are looking for art and culture or the hottest new club or bar in town.. because Beijing does cater to all these [...]

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Travel Contest: The Blog Hop Is On!

HERE YOU GO… YOUR BLOG HOP TRAVEL CONTEST PLAY CARDS! Click here to download the play card for this week, April 26th to May 2nd. Click here to get your play card for future weeks. PLAYING THE BLOG HOP? You’ll find the answer to the question for my blog by clicking on the correct post [...]

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Photo(s) of the Week – The Dell

There are many versions of the story on how Coronado Island, became Coronado Island. My favourite one is about the bunnies! Across the bay from downtown San Diego there lies a city, that city is Coronado. It is a city full of wonderful and beautiful things, but how did it come into being? It all [...]

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7 reasons for taking Fish Oils

It’s Friday, woo-hoo! Here is this week’s Blogger in the Spotlight (BITS) Marian Eu, who is more famously known for her weekly food reviews in The Malaysian Insider! FISH was always a big part of our diet when I was a child and I’m so grateful for that now that I know all about fish [...]

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3 reasons why you should eat your ABC

The Ice Kacang, aka ABC, aka Air Batu Campur is a MUST in any hot city experiencing scorching weather. Here in KL, temperatures can get up to 40 degrees Celsius, and some days are so humid it can give new meaning to the expression ” Hotter than the hottest day in hell”. Oh yes. Humidity [...]

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10 ways of the Pata Negra

Just before the Christmas hols last year , I had the pleasure of visiting my sister who lives in Singapore. One of her all time favourite places to dine at is Absinthe on Jalan Pasoh, Singapore. Prior to that, Hairyberry had taken me there for the first time and the food was magnificent.  I have [...]

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