Asia, Malaysia

Malaysia II Day 13 – Bali Adventures

Rise and shine to breakfast being served by Budi. Breakfast was included in the cost of the stay. This morning’s menu was nasi goreng and mie goreng (vs. mee in Malaysia; they spell it differently here). This was served with a choice of tea or coffee, watermelon juice and some more watermelon and papaya slices.… Continue reading Malaysia II Day 13 – Bali Adventures

Asia, Malaysia

Malaysia II Day 11 – New Year’s Day in KK

A very chill 1st day of the year, as we got out of bed at around 11am given the late night last night. Aaron’s aunty was nice enough to prepare some home made lunch for us consisting of fried fish curry, an okra-like vegetable, stir-fried squid, stir-fried shrimp and BBQ duck. It was nice to… Continue reading Malaysia II Day 11 – New Year’s Day in KK

Asia, Malaysia

Malaysia II Day 1: Ottawa – Toronto – Hong Kong – Kota Kinabalu

After 26 hours of non-stop travelling, 3 “breakfasts”, hours of interrupted sleep intermingled with random TV shows, we finally arrive in the lovely city of Kota Kinabalu (KK). But please allow me take a detour to discuss my trip here. Firstly, when we landed in Hong Kong, we were nicely greeted with Asian food galore.… Continue reading Malaysia II Day 1: Ottawa – Toronto – Hong Kong – Kota Kinabalu

Canada, Vancouver

Noodles!

We were in Chinatown, Vancouver and wanted to get a quick bite to eat, so my brother suggested a new fusion noodle place - Fat Mao. I was immediately impressed by the modern decor and open kitchen concept of the place. Another interesting point was the Japanese manga influence as there were manga lying around… Continue reading Noodles!

Tapas

New Little Gem in the Market

It’s about time to try another new restaurant with a rooftop patio! Aaron suggested Atari, a video game inspired restaurant in the Byward Market. The decor is very unique, with video game characters found everywhere from the floor to the bar. The rooftop patio is a nice piece of gem in the busy Byward Market. Their… Continue reading New Little Gem in the Market