First Flight with BB

We hope you have had a great start to the Year of the Monkey!

It’s a yearly affair to travel up north during the Lunar New Year festive season. We would drive from Singapore to Ipoh to visit relatives. The long journey can take more than 8 hour, thanks to longer queues to clear customs […]

By |February 27th, 2016|Asia, Ipoh, Malaysia|1 Comment

Ipoh Street Art

When talking about Ipoh, we think of food, food and more food! Bean sprouts chicken ‘ngah choi kai’, white coffee, smooth flat rice noodles ‘sah hor fun’, dim sum and so much more for the insatiable appetite. On the first few days of Chinese New Year in Ipoh, we drove around the city hunting […]

By |February 13th, 2014|Ipoh, Malaysia|3 Comments

Gong Xi Fa Cai! (by Casio EX-ZR1000)

We wish you and your family a sparkling Year of the Snake with abundant love, happiness, health and wealth! 大年初三~~恭贺新禧!

How’s your new year going so far? We are still in Ipoh for the next few days, relaxing, watching movies, chilling out at cafes, sniffing out yummy food… and armed with my pretty ZR1000 to […]

By |February 12th, 2013|Ipoh, Malaysia|6 Comments

Malaysia: Travel with Celcom

We crossed border and drove up from Singapore to Ipoh just a day before Chinese New Year reunion dinner, hoping there would be smooth traffic on the North-South Expressway. The first two hours was heavy downpour, for the rest of the journey we were snacking away, playing Candy Crush (yes, I wasn’t the driver), […]

By |February 9th, 2013|Ipoh, Malaysia, Reviews|5 Comments

makan ur heart out

Continued from our trip from Penang to Ipoh in Malaysia…

The Chinese have “ang bao” (red packet) and the Malay have “green bao” too! “Green-bao” literally means green packet that is used to contain money and is given out to kids (only?) during Hari Raya Puasa. It’s quite amusing to see green packets with design […]

By |September 12th, 2009|Ipoh, Malaysia|16 Comments

Random Pix

The size and magnificence of this white building tells how important it must be at the time when it was built. To the locals, the Railway Station is the “Taj Mahal of Ipoh”.

In the early 20th century, many British tin-mining companies were set up in the city and Ipoh gained prominence. However, with the […]

By |April 5th, 2009|Ipoh, Malaysia|9 Comments

Good times, Old memories

When you’re in Ipoh-Malaysia, try some white coffee at Persiaran Bijeh Timah at the old town. You will not regret it! This traditional coffee shop is called “Sin Yoon Loong”.

Order their famous pudding custard with caramel syrup. It’s awesome! The bread toast is crisp and filled with kaya (coconut egg jam).

Opposite “Sin Yoon Loong” […]

By |March 22nd, 2009|Ipoh, Malaysia|30 Comments

Ipoh Street Food

Hype about Ipoh? Food! Again, time for some nourishment!

Try some Malaysia local food at Ipoh stadium food centre. I like Seng Kee’s Hong Kong Chee Cheong Fun (steamed rice roll). They make the rice roll on the spot when you order it. You can choose to wrap meats like prawns or char siew (BBQ […]

By |October 9th, 2008|Ipoh, Malaysia|32 Comments

Hype about Ipoh > FOOD!

You like curry mee? This coffee shop called Xin Quan Fang (新泉芳) sells Ipoh famous curry mee (noodles). It’s located in 174 Jln Sultan Iskandar Shah, Ipoh. Business hour: 7am to 2pm.

Just like any popular eateries in Ipoh, you need to wait patiently for good food. So, you see why I was aiming at myself…

The little stall that serves the famous curry mee to every patron, some from countries as far as Singapore. ^^

A bowl of roasted pork, prawns and chicken slices, with curry sauce for dipping. The curry mee are soaked in curry that I think has no coconut milk in it, so I find it less fattening. It’s really good! […]

By |October 7th, 2008|Ipoh, Malaysia|33 Comments

Bidor, a sleepy town?

TRAP Hot Spring Park is located near Bidor (美罗 | Metro, near Ipoh), a small town in Perak for travellers to stop-by for a break before continuing their journey.

At the town centre, there seems to be only one main street where shops are lined along both sides of the street. There you will see […]

By |October 5th, 2008|Ipoh, Malaysia|18 Comments