A culinary journey of 28 dishes from Europe

The European Union is a unique economic and political partnership among 28 diverse European democratic countries on the Europe continent. These countries relinquish part of the sovereignty to combine to form a single major economic and commercial power. From ancient standing stones to towering modern skyscrapers, and from the snow cap mountains of the Alps […]

Godzilla 2014

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The mega-monster, Gojira, is back on the big screen for the 29th or 30th time since its premiere in 1954. The early press screenings for Godzilla 2014 have already yielded good reviews and good ratings.  Besides the invincible big boy, there are the usual scientists, the nuclear reactors, the warfare, the crumbled cities, and lots […]

Hennessy Appreciation Grows 2014 at Danga Bay, Johor Bahru

Has time really passed so quickly? Hennessy Appreciation Grows is no stranger to those in Malaysia or to those who read this blog. This year, Hennessy Appreciation Grows 2014 would take us to the south of West Malaysia. Taking place for the very first time in Johor Bahru, men in bow ties and women in evening […]

A trip to Kampung Nibang, Sabah

Since February, Selangor, Malaysia’s most populous state and its economic and industrial hub, has been in a water rationing programme. Severe drought in months prior to the rationing had reduced water levels at key catchment areas to almost rock bottom. Even with rain showers returning recently, it had not hit the right water catchment areas […]

The Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc & Seafood Tasting Trail

While most people were behind desks on a sunny Thursday noon, we were treated to an exclusive preliminary food and wine pairing trail across several restaurants in the city. The wine in focus was the Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2013 and the central theme of the food prepared was seafood. The reason behind this special […]

One Malay Kampung House, one KL Tower, a pair of Twin Towers and a Dtourist

A day after our return from Queensland, we become a tourist again in our own home turf. We met up with MJ Tam, a popular person of sorts in her hometown of Chicago, the windy city of North America, and one of the 6 winners of the DTour of a Lifetime competition. As a Dtourist, MJ had embarked […]

Need for Speed (2014)

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Whether you play video games or not, you would have heard of Need for Speed. Since its release in 1994, Need for Speed (NFS) has become one of the most successful racing video game series in the world and quite possibly one of the most successful video game franchises of all time. Electronic Arts, the video games developer giant […]

Mr. Peabody and Sherman (2014)

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DreamWorks Animation have done it again. They have given us yet another treat. A wonderful feature length animation that will surely amaze young children and the kid in all of us older ones. Mr. Peabody and Sherman is an expansion of a segment found in the 50-60s immensely popular variety cartoon show, The Rocky and […]

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

Rising from the still-burning ashes and rotting flesh of the epic 2006 fantasy action hit 300, comes Rise of an Empire, another mega tale of a male testosterone super charged flick to douse the cinema screens with more blood, bone and guts. We have already heard the rousing speeches, tasted the sweat of the sparsely […]

I, Frankenstein (2014)

Stuart Beattie has been part of the equation for quite a number of Hollywood blockbusters for the past 10 years. He is one of the writers of the immensely successful, Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. If you have watched and liked G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Australia (2008), 30 Days of Night (2007), Derailed […]

Going Balls Deep @ Yang Kee Beef Ball Noodle

We recently went balls deep with Mr. Siew from Yang Kee Seapark’s popular beef ball noodle. The somewhat shy owner of the stall had invited us months back to watch him make beef meatballs which he does by hand. It wasn’t until he invited us to observe his artisanal skills that it occurred in our […]

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