Back in 2002 I was sent on an AFS student exchange to Kuantan, Malaysia. Back then it was a random town I never heard of, but now but now I call it My hometown in Malaysia.. I remember hanging out at the Mega Mall back […]

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Sata, Otak-otak and Friends

In a roadside shack serves the freshest charcoal grilled seafood snack, the smell attracts flys and passer-byers. Despite arriving from a late lunch and en route to a family dinner, there is always room for obscure tasty treats and long time friends.

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Teluk Chempedak, Kuantan

If you ask any local where to take tourists out in Kuantan, no doubt on that list would be “T.C”. I’ve spent countless hours here with friends just Lepak-ing ( To hang out with friends, loiter about and do absolutely nothing. ). Even on this […]

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Mamak food

I’m a big fan of Mamak food. Quick, cheap and tasty. Any mamak stall in Malaysia would beat a Malaysian restaurant back in New Zealand. After eating roti canai in malaysia, you feel robbed of the authenticity and freshness a Malaysian restaurant delivers. Heres a […]

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Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur

I have been to Batu Caves a couple of times before and each time we get caught in the monsoon rain! If you’re brave enough, try to descend the 200+ slippery (tiny) steps, otherwise just chill at the cave’s entrance and enjoy the view of […]

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Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

Bukit Bintang is the prominant shopping and entertainment district of Kuala Lumpur. Wading through the sea of people I manage to met up with a old friend, Fendi , who shouting us the best Nasi Ayam (Hainanese Chicken Rice) I had in my life (I […]

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Pasar Karat, Kuala Lumpur

If you’re ever up early in KL go check out the Pasar Karat / “Rust Market” aka thieves market. However, unless you want to buy goods that are stolen or look like they were pulled out of a dumpster don’t bother bringing your wallet here! […]

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