Monthly Archives: October 2014

Mee goreng stall, Penang

Mee goreng, or spicy fried noodles, is a popular food sold by hawker stalls in Penang. It is sold all day and night, and one can have it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, supper or even as a snack any time of the day. Yellow egg noodles, locally called ‘mee’, are the main ingredient of this […]

Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

The Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur is a colourful part of the KL city centre, attracting tourists, cultural aficionados, foodies and bargain hunters daily. It is also known as ‘Chee Cheong Kai’ or Starch Factory Street, which refers to its history as a tapioca-producing district. Visitors can find all kinds of stuff, from Chinese herbs to imitation […]

Sin Yoon Loong White Coffee

Sin Yoon Loong, located at Jalan Bandar Timah, was founded in 1937, when Wong Poh Chew opened ‘Kedai Kopi Sin Yoon Loong’ with his brother, Wong Poh Ting. It is one of the oldest traditional Hainanese coffee shops in the old town of Ipoh. Through the decades, they have served Hainanese favourites such as old town […]

Pulau Ketam, Selangor

Pulau Ketam (Crab Island) is a fishing village located north of Pulau Carey, Selangor. Surrounded by bountiful fishing grounds, the picturesque village consists of houses built on stilts. It is accessible to visitors via a ferry from Klang. Visitors like to visit the island during weekends to enjoy the rustic scenery and delectable seafood. The […]

Sasaran Fishing Village

Situated at the river mouth of Sungai Buloh, Sasaran is a small, quiet fishing village. Located between Klang and Kuala Selangor, it is a favourite place of fishing enthusiasts looking for a rewarding fishing trip, families looking for a relaxing outing and nature lovers who want to catch a glimpse of birds and wildlife in the mangroves, […]