Archive for the ‘Malaysia: My Home 馬来西亜篇 マレーシヤ’ Category

Above: Iban National Costume, one of the ethnic costumes of Malaysia… Above: I love the new Malaysian Airline tagline…: “More than just an airline code;MH is Malaysian Hospitality”…cool heh?? Above: Bringing a little bit of Penang hawker fare to Sydney ….. Above: Someone whom obviously loves his country alot:) More Pix on my Online Photo […]


So, as all Malaysians would be aware by now the Opposition (made up of PAS, PKR, DAP) have swept through the elections winning 5 states (Penang, Kedah,Perak,Selangor,Kelantan,and the Federal Territory of KL) crushing the BN’s 2/3 majority in Parliament. To be frank, i wasn’t interested in the elections at all given how its usually a […]


Well, besides Penang, I also went to KL and Melaka (which i haven’t been for more than 10 years, i know!!!) KL wasn’t as developed as my memory serves me, its actually pretty chaotic…i was abit taken abck, or maybe it was cos of the Pudu/Chow Kit area which i went on my 1 st […]


Hi All…. Back in Sydney after my much-needed break back in my hometown of Penang Island, Malaysia. Was back for CNY (thats Chinese New Year) for the first time in 2 yrs. Met up with relos, some after many yrs ( in fact one cousin whom i’ve not seen for 10 years!!) got red-packet money, […]


Malaysia has sent its first person to space today, making history, as the first South East Asian person to go to space. His name is Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor and is a Malay doctor. Apparently, he is becoming known as Dr.SMS in Malaysia due to the acronym of his name. I am really really proud that […]


HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY MALAYSIA!~~ 1957~2007 August 31st marks the 50th Anniversary of Malaysia’s Independence this year. To be exact, this year marks the 50th Anniversary of Independence from British Colonial Rule in 1957 for Malaya and not Malaysia. Malaysia is composed of West and East Malaysia which are separated by the sea. Malaya refers to […]


VIEW FROM E-GATE OVERLOOKING PENANG BRIDGE DIM SUM AT ISLAND PLAZA WITH MOM AND CHINESE TUTOR AND HER DAUGHTERS HOKKIEN MEE AT MOM’S FRIEND’S HOME PAO AT WEALTHY FRIEND’S HOME THE DELICIOUS CRAB PORRIDGE Came bck from Bangkok last week and really enjoyed the trip:) I was VERY IMPRESSED with the development of Bangkok given […]


Tang Dynasty Chinese Restaurant Seoul Garden Cakes at Foodloft,Gurney Plaza Mango Shaved Ice at Foodloft, Gurney Plaza Foodloft, Gurney Plaza Italian place…. Tea at E&O Hotel….Mango Souffle and Iced Lemon Tea… Taiwanese Dan Zhi Mian at Taiwan Gu Zhao Wei Restaurant Tzu Chi Bookstore Hahaha…return of mouth-watering food pics aimed at making my readers fat…ppl […]


Tzu Chi Bookstore, Beach Street, Penang Kirishima ‘Rainbow Roll’….what an appropriate name..haha… Penang State Museum, Trishaw Penang State Museum, Japanese Occupation of Penang display section Penang State Museum, Penang Kopitiam…. The Famous E&O Hotel built in the 1800s by the famous Sarkie Brothers whom also built the Singapore Raffles Hotel. The Clubbing District in Penang…it […]


This large banner at KLIA (KL Intl’ Airport) basically saved my digicam!! It is promoting Malaysian tourism in commemoration of Malaysia’s 50th yr anniv of independence…i saw it at KLIA whilst transiting and thought i would take a photo…only to realise that my digicam was missing!!!! I immediately returned to the terminal and boarded the […]