Review: Chic Hipster Cafe @ Missing Marbles, Ipoh

Update (2017): Missing Marbles is now permanently closed.  When it comes to new cafes, it’s not only the Klang Valley and Kuala Lumpur which has seen a boom of such places offering unique themes, cosy ambience and interesting new/fusion food. Just two hours away, the sleepy town of Ipoh is seeing it’s very own up-and-coming trendy hangout spots. One such place, located smack in the … Continue reading Review: Chic Hipster Cafe @ Missing Marbles, Ipoh

Kwan Yin Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh Perak

Perak is famous for it’s cave temples, built into many of the state’s beautiful limestone hills. One of the popular ones is Perak Kwan Yin Tong. Dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy, the temple is located at the base of Gunung Rapat (which literally translated to ‘close mountain’, along with a few other temples.) What makes this one special is the numerous Kwan Yin statues, which … Continue reading Kwan Yin Tong Cave Temple, Ipoh Perak

Doi Chaang Coffee, Shaftsbury Square Cyberjaya

WHEN a coffee brand has been rated in the top 1% of coffees worldwide, you best believe it’s going to be good. Doi Chaang Coffee has recently opened an outlet in Shaftsbury Square, Cyberjaya– to the celebration of coffee lovers living nearby (yay!) Named after a village in Thailand where the brew originated from, Doi Chaang is a single-estate, 100% Arabica blend. They have over … Continue reading Doi Chaang Coffee, Shaftsbury Square Cyberjaya

Muzium Darul Ridzuan, Ipoh

Whenever I’m back in Ipoh, it’s usually to visit relatives – but these last few years, the fam and I have been more adventurous in looking for spots to hangout around town. So on one of these trips, we found ourselves at Muzium Darul Ridzuan, a local museum highlighting the history of tin mining and timber – two major industries in the state of Perak. … Continue reading Muzium Darul Ridzuan, Ipoh

A Korean Feast @ Ko Hyang Korean Delights, Cyberjaya

SINCE the Korean wave hit Malaysian shores, there has been a slew of eateries and cafes catering to the K-Pop and K-Drama craze. While I am not a big fan of Korean food, I do go for Ramyeon pretty often at Ko Hyang Korean Delights in Cyberjaya. C, E and I decided to come here for a small ‘get-together’ two weeks ago, because I also … Continue reading A Korean Feast @ Ko Hyang Korean Delights, Cyberjaya