Family trips

Our little princess Abigail has been traveling with us since 4 months old. Stay tune for more of our family trips!

Honeymoon in Maldives

A place where romance begins... And there is never a blue as beautiful as the waters of Maldives!

Sinchow Vietnam!

Go to Vietnam. Indulge yourself in the peaceful Hmong villages in Sapa, or experience cruising at The New 7 Wonders of Nature - Halong Bay.

Go West to U.S.

Napa Valley! San Francisco! And Monterey!.

Bali oh Bali~

We've done it 3 times!! Couple trip 2009, friends trip 2010, and family trip 2014.

Hello Macau, the oriental Portugal

Walking the oriental Europe. Remember to taste the most authentic Portuguese tarts!.


I was just a touch-and-go tourist in a short 3 days...

Babymoon in Boracay

Sea, sand, sun. And a new family member in my tummy!

Marrakech, a hidden jewel

Of palm groves, fire dancing, and dromedaries.

Siem Reap - day and night

Back to the ancient kingdom and find the tomb raider in you.

Home Cooking

Just some recipes and home cuisine for my family and baby.

Welcome to my blog!! 欢迎到访!!

No matter how you get here, I wanna say a big THANK YOU for visiting my blog. Do come back often for more! Blessed because we're given the chance to share. Thank you for visiting! 无论你是刻意或者不刻意的来到这里,都进来坐坐、聊聊天吧。幸福不是必然的,而是懂得分享人生的喜悦。谢谢到访!

June 29, 2011

Lovers Point Park, Pacific Grove in Monterey County

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Lovers Point Park. The name itself oozes the promise of romance isn't it? After having brunch nearby Cannery Row at First Awakenings, we drove towards Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach for that scenic 17-Mile Drive. On the way along the coastline, we stopped by at Lovers Point Park.The view was simply breathtaking... and I'd really hope that baby was there with me at that moment...

According to local legend, this park was originally called "Lovers of Jesus Point," back in the era when Pacific Grove was a Methodist retreat camp. Since the late 1800s, the beach at Lovers Point in Pacific Grove has been a popular spot for boating and swimming, and over recent decades surfers have joined the mix. Lovers Point Park has above all become Pacific Grove's best-loved spot for picnics, plein air painting, and scenic photography. Because of its unique east-facing location, it is also one of the only spots on the West Coast where you can watch the sun rise over the water.

It's also a popular spot for plein air painting.

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Away from the bustle of Fisherman's Wharf and Cannery Row, this stretch of coastal lookout points is where you can explore the seaside charm and natural landscape of Monterey Bay. I'm definitely in love with it!!!

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June 23, 2011

D' Dapor Express at Logan Heritage, Union Street Penang (D'Dapur Express)

D' Dapor Express is a one of a kind classic Halal Restaurant which serves Malay Cuisine, it is located inside Logan's Heritage Building at Union Street/Beach Street in George Town Penang.

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The interior decorations are of traditional Malay concept.

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Looking through the window to Union Street. The Standard Chartered Bank building is just opposite.

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Famous Kari Kepala Ikan – RM38.00. One of the signature dishes at this restaurant. No doubt one of Malaysians' favorite choice. Cooked with curry spices, chili, onions and tamarind sauce in coconut milk and served with egg plant, ladies finger and tomato. The curry is thick, spicy and a little sour.

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June 20, 2011

Kaffa Kafe in Penang - Promotion now: ONLY RM10.90 for 4 course meal

**schedule post**

Kaffa Kafe is another of our newly discovered good place to get something good to eat. They have a good mix of American (Tradisional), Breakfast, Sandwiches, Fast Food, Chinese, Burgers and more. Most importantly, the foods are moderately priced, with really good portion. The ambiance by is cozy, with comfortable seats. It's also a place that is suitable for coffee break, gathering, discussion besides just dining. It's a WIFI free area!

Kaffa Kafe menu

A fair variety of drinks and food to choose from.

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June 17, 2011

Heritage Coffee at Hardwicke House

*Ceased operation.

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Had a chance to drop by at this coffee place in an evening after dinner. It's right beside Northam Tower, can be easily seen on your right across the junction if you're coming from Gurney drive or Kelawai Road passing the Gurney Hotel building.

June 14, 2011

Boutique Bystroe - a boutique orientated cafe in Penang

*Ceased operation.

Where to for a place to chit chat with your darlings while sipping tea in the weekends or free time? A place where you can do boutique shopping too, but away from the hustle and bustle in a shopping mall. Mom told me that she was here to check out some evening wear before, and asked me to pay a visit when I have a chance. So I did, we did, but we were here for a light dinner instead of tea time. I found this place a really comfortable one, I always like warm lighting ambiance at night, it can easily take away all the tension at work with a little soft background music.

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June 13, 2011

In hiatus... for a week

I'm overstressed these few weeks...
...due to work
...due to bad health condition
...due to busy moving new house
...until I missed the chance again to dine with 阿鸿 yesterday (which one? Chen Hong lar.. the celebrity chef from Taiwan 《阿鸿上菜》那个阿鸿)
...that made me missed an event with the other food blogger as well
...and I'm definitely gonna be away from blogging for a week
...until I have enough rest and recover

June 9, 2011

Why I love to transit in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a shopping paradise to me. When I travel and have a chance to transit through Hong Kong, I'll always end up coming home with the most haul from Hong Kong instead of the original destination. Heheh... with really stuffed and bulging hand luggage full of clothes and accessories from Hong Kong~

What to do... it's too convenient to be in town from the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). In Penang, taking a cab from the airport to my house to and fro can easily cost a RM40 - RM50 and it's only within 10 minutes drive! In Kuala Lumpur, to get from KLIA to KL town by KLIA Express, it's not that cheap either, RM35 one way. BUT in Hong Kong, it's only HKD100 for returning trip within 24 hours! So how could I resist it... 一卡在手,钱包穿洞。。。

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June 5, 2011

Ayam Betutu Khas Gilimanuk Bali

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Looking for tantalizing spicy chicken in Bali? Then you must try Ayam Betutu Bali! I mean REAL spicy, one grade spicier than the Nandos Peri-Peri Chicken I would say.

Ayam Betutu Gilimanuk (Bali style spicy braised chicken).

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June 2, 2011

Dulang Kafe & Bakery, Kuta Bali

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Located next to the entrance of Matahari Departmental store, this is a restaurant worth trying out when you do your shopping along Kuta Square. It can get really crowded in the evenings, but I found most of the diners would prefer to sit at the open air area, probably because you can feel the vibes of Kuta Square.

Dulang Restaurant Kuta Bali entrance

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