Ngok San Temple, Kuala Kubu Bharu

While leaving Kuala Kubu Bharu after lunch, we saw a few Chinese temples, set at the foot of the hills nearby. We decided to stop by at one called Ngok San Temple. It’s hard to miss, since the building is brightly painted in shades of yellow, green, red and pink. To access the place, simply…

Small Town Charm @ Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor

Bordering the fringes of the Malaysian states of Selangor and Pahang is Kuala Kubu Bharu, about 70km away from Kuala Lumpur. Founded in the 18th century, the place is now a popular  spot for adventurers and cyclists thanks to its scenic hills, hot springs and waterfalls. The town itself, while quiet, has a quaint charm,…

Burger & Lobster Malaysia, Genting Sky Avenue

Famed UK-surf & turf chain Burger & Lobster has finally made its way to Malaysia, and the hype is MASSIVE. Known for serving – what else – burgers and lobsters, the brand is popular among the Asian crowd, and many Malaysians travelling to London make B&L a must-visit place. Now, we won’t have to travel…

Restoran Habib, Canning Garden Ipoh

It’s been a long time since I ate good roti canai. For those unfamiliar with the term, it’s a type of Indian flatbread found in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Indonesia. Some places call it roti paratha, and it’s usually served with dipping curries and dhaal (lentils). While it’s commonly available everywhere in KL, the ones near…