Articles in the Places Category
Guan Yin Statue of Macau
This is might not the most popular attractions in Macau but definitely worth a mention. This is the statue of Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy in Taoism and it is located near the Cultural Center of Macau and also near the Macau Harbour.
The statue is beautifully clad with bronze and weight of an astounding 50 tons. It is 65 feet (20m) in height.
My tour guide told me that if you look carefully at the features at this beautiful Guan Yin, it has the resemblance of …
Iggy’s Singapore, 2012 Asia’s Best Restaurant
Where is the best restaurant in Asia? Most of us will consider Hong Kong or Japan but in reality it is in Singapore. When there is no Michelin Guide in this part of the region, the other reliable guide is The Miele Guide and S Pellegrino The World’s 50 Best Restaurants guide. If you put these two guides together, you can easily spot a clear winner, Iggy’s from Singapore.
Voted as the Best Asia restaurant on The Miele Guide 2011/2012 Top 20 Best Restaurant and …
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Supatra River House Review
If you are into fancy Thai restaurant in Bangkok with a view, you should know about Supatra River House restaurant by the Chao Phraya river. I visited the restaurant in few times in Bangkok and it didn’t really disappoint me in general. Consistency is the right word to describe this restaurant and of course the beautiful scenic view in the evening.
Before I start on the food I had in Supatra River House, let me share the history of this unique restaurant picked from their website:
Supatra River House …
CHINA, China - Bama, China - Guangxi, Places, TRAVEL »
Dragon Valley of Bama China
It is one of the best places to live in China. Yes, you didn’t read it wrong. It is one of the best places in China. It is non-polluted like other major cities in China such as Beijing and Shanghai and this is place is as pure as it could be. This place is Bama, some referred it as Alabalama of China.
It is located in the region of Guangxi and it boast as the longevity town of China. It has more than half of dozen of …
Wicked desserts at Cocolat Adelaide Airport
Early this year, I visited a few places in South Australia with a media trip to South Australia. I visited some of the interesting places in South Australia.
Read: Top 5 Must Try Food in Port Lincoln
For Malaysians who are keen to travel to South Australia, you can flight direct from Kuala Lumpur or via Singapore. Either way, you need to fly to Adelaide and from Adelaide, you will have choices to fly to other cities in South Australia.
If you are in Adelaide International Airport and waiting …
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Top 5 must visit casinos of Las Vegas
If you try to visit every great casino in Las Vegas during your trip, the end result is likely to be that you don’t spend long enough on any of them to really enjoy the casino games and other delights they offer. Therefore it’s better to limit yourself to a handful of the very best, and these are the five that you can’t afford to miss.
The Wynn Las Vegas
This could be the place for the solo Vegas visitor who just wants to get …
How to travel to Antarctica within RM 50,000?
Three years ago I was US$ 5,500 short on board for the Antarctica cruise and I stayed in the southernmost city in the world for almost a week. I was in Argentina for 4 weeks and it was one of my greatest adventures of all time.
While listening on a local radioyesterday, there was a talk on how much does it cost for a trip of a lifetime to Antarctica. The answer was RM 150,000! I will not mention which travel agency or …
Art of Brick at Art Science Museum MBS
What can you possibly create with LEGO bricks? If you have the same question on your mind, you can visit the Art Science Museum in Marina Bay Sands Singapore. You will be thrilled and disappointment is the something you won’t be expecting.
For the first time in Southeast Asia, New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya will be showcasing his largest collection of 52 large-scale LEGO sculptures at ArtScience Museum. Deemed as one of CNN’s 12 Must-see Exhibitions, The Art of the Brick will treat visitors …
MALAYSIA, Malaysia - Miri, Malaysia - Sarawak, Places, TRAVEL »
The Grand Old Lady, The First Oil Well
There is always a beginning. Same goes to our successful petroleum story in Malaysia. The first oil well is not dig by Malaysian own Petronas but by Dutch Oil company, Shell in 1910. The first oil well is discovered at the oil rich state of Sarawak in the small town of Miri.
The first oil well is still there and I was lucky enough to visit.
It is a state monument now and one of Miri’s places of interests. Shell also built Malaysia’s first oil …
The Best Halloumi Cheese in South Australia
I never had a halloumi cheese before until I visited South Australia last month. The Halloumi cheese is not your ordinary cheese and it is originated from Cyprus.
The cheese is a semi-hard, unripened brined cheese made from a mixture of goats and sheep milk and it has a high melting point so it can be fried or grilled.
I tried the pan fried halloumi cheese in Good Life Organic Pizza and I was impressed and later I found one cheese factory producing the top notch …
Finding wild penguins in The Nobbies on Phillip Island
Everyone goes to Phillip Island for the Penguin Walk where you can see wild penguins walking back to their nests by the beach. Easily you can spot dozens of wild penguins marching back from the sea through the beach from wooden platforms. However, you can’t use flash to take pictures of them as you might blind their eye sight.
So where to find them? Wild penguins are wild penguins and their nests are natural habitats so they not just limited to Penguin Walk …
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South Australia Pictures on Sin Chew Daily
Last month, I visited South Australia on 8 days media trip with Tourism South Asia. Together with newspaper daily journalists, we explored Adelaide, Port Lincoln and Kangaroo Island. It was an exhilarating adventure from swimming with blue fin tuna to creating our own wine. The place is a beauty and a great place for photography and I enjoyed taking pictures there.
Some of these beautiful taken pictures are published on the newspaper thanks to my journalist friends. The first set was out with The Sun …