South Thailand: Satun, Pakbara, Honda – That’s not my Name!

A quickie, street-side Songkhla breakfast of rice porridge(congee) with condiments and mini fried bread sticks(yu tiao) before continuing eastwards to Satun via Haadyai. The last province of the Western Andaman Coastline before reaching Malaysian Border namely Satun is at the tip of Thailand’s Southern Region at the distance of 973 km from Bangkok. Satun has […]

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Movie – Precious : Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire (2009)

It’s one of the most talked about movies of the year and, no doubt, everyone is waiting to watch Precious .. well I was anyway! To say Claireece “Precious” Jones, the title character in “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire,” has lived a rough life would be a colossal understatement. This child-woman, amazingly […]

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South Thailand: Songkhla – Trang

In the Yala Province, there is a concentration of military roadblocks to police the civil unrest. We read about roadblocks being attacked but never noticed anything amiss. Every roadblock we stopped at, was met with a smile and a wave from a trooper.. and really young, handsome ones, at that! We got in late to […]

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South Thailand: Ya-lar it’s Yala

THIS POST IS a continuation of our South Thailand Road Trip posts. Click below for tips on “How to cross the Thai-Malaysia Boarder by car” and our escapades in South Thailand.. 1. Crossing the boarder: South Thailand : Lenggong – Pengkalan Hulu – Betong Connection 2. Betong Part 1: Warfare, Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll? […]

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Kiehl’s Christmas Party 2009 @ Pavilion, KL

Kiehl’s Since 1851! We were invited to the Kiehl’s Christmas party of the year, at Pavilion KL, courtesy of A lil fat monkey. This post is dedicated .. to him! At age 20 we worry about what others think of us; At age 40 we don’t care what they think of us; At age 60 […]

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Albion @ Jalan Berangan, Changkat Bukit Bintang

Albion. This place is spanking new. So new that the menu does not have a price list on it yet! The owner was so nice, he told us, just eat and pay what you like at the end. As Albion only opens its doors to the public next Tuesday proper, this is some sort of  […]

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B & Best Seafood Noodle @ SS4, PJ

We read about B & Best Seafood noodles from Masak-masak, who read about it from KYspeaks who says that it is a great favourites of Huai Bin’s. Phew.. now you know the history. Anyway, the most outstanding thing about B & Best Seafood Noodles and Porridge is the shear selection of seafood that they have […]

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Soon Tong Restaurant @ Southern Park, Klang

We received instructions to drive pass HTAR (Klang General Hospital), when we see a Shell Petrol Station on the right, be prepared to turn left at the next traffic light which is located opposite an Esso Station. After the turn, there is a 7-11 store. Turn left again at the next junction and drive along […]

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St. John @ St. John Street, London

For St. John, we took the Circle line to Farringdon. We exited the station bearing left and crossed over Turnmill Street on to Cowcross Street which took us to the junction of St. John Street. At the junction at Smithfield Market, we turned left and walk along St. John Street for around 50 yards or […]

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Waterlily Bistro @ Mutiara Tropicana

This new Balinese Restaurant, The Waterlily, is just a stones throw from my office in Tropicana.  This place though unique looking in design (well, about as unique as a Balinese restaurant can be) is a franchise and falls under the same group as Ole-Ole Bali and Bumbu Bali. I have not been a fan of […]

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