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Movie Review – Up in the Air

photo from www.screendaily.com Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert (i.e. he is employed by companies to FIRE people) and he is also a frequent flyer miles collector freak. Because he travels so much in the course of his work,  he is on the road to reaching ten million frequent flyer miles and having no […]

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Organic vs. Non-organic foods

You’re standing in front of the produce section of your local supermarket and reading the labels intently. In one hand you are holding a conventionally grown carrot. In the other, there’s one that is labeled ‘organically grown’. Both carrots look healthy, a deep orange and both provide fiber, vitamins and minerals. Now picture me at […]

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WINNERS!

WINNERS OF THE COMPETITION DATED 26 Feb 2010 , photo from www.filemagazine.com Please kindly see cumi & ciki to collect your pressie. You will be dining with us this weekend;)

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Restaurant Pan Heong @ Batu Caves, KL

You know, just the other day, I met a couple who were passing through Malaysia en route Vietnam for  their annual vacation. They had never seen lime stone hills before. Wow, just imagine that, traveling for more than 20 hours just to get to Halong Bay. This is the UNESCO World Heritage site located in […]

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Ichiban Boshi @ Sunway Giza, Kota Damansara

I know I might sound repetitive in my old age, but I need to say again just how much I missed certain foods whilst I was away in Java and how eating certain foods in Java , have re-sparked an interest in my eating habits, in areas that I have long neglected. I am of […]

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Fugu without Poison is like …

Good Morning all! I recently read this article in the Telegraph UK that scientists have learned how to remove the toxin in Fugu! That’s right folks, the Tetrodotoxin is in the bag, and soon, eating Fugu will be like eating any other non-toxic fish in a Japanese restaurant. Think of all the Japanese Fugu master […]

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Day 2, Bandung – Magic Java

Old Bandung from www.bandungheritage.org Bandung the capital of West Java province, located about 180 kilometres (110 miles) southeast of Jakarta, is the fourth largest city in Indonesia. This once upon a time idyllic, quiet town has been hit by urbanization and is now a cramped and over populated metropolitan area, a living space for over […]

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Canton-i @ 1 Utama, Bandar Utama PJ

This was  one of the tracks that I listened to on the way back from Java. That’s what I do when I have time to kill at the airport. I speed up the world by blast the music on my iPOD. Like a rhythm unbroken Like drums in the night Like sweet soul music Like […]

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Day 1 Java

Java: Day 1 – Learning the Transportation System Touch down Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, we caught the comfortable Cipaganti (airport shuttle) to Bandung at Rp75,000 per person.  It  is  a 2.5 hour journey to Bandung, but may extend over FOUR hours if the traffic is bad.  We came in Chinese New Year and during a […]

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We didn’t celebrate Valentine’s but..

I may be a smug married, but that doesn’t mean I don’t remember how cheesy flowers, candy, balloons and sickly sweet greeting cards can be a royal pain in the butt during VD. However, this was something we saw that was so cute.. we had to share it with you! Say it with bug cakes: […]

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