Public Holiday


After much hardworking throughout first quater of the year and now we are coming to the last race of second quater, whereby another public holiday will be in place for us to chill which is Labour Day. If you are not heading anywhere during the eve of labour day, then you might wanna check this event out that will be host in Butter Factory especially for party people. Belvedere Vodka with dawn yang.

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Well, why not celebrate your Labour Day holiday with Belvedere Vodka, the world’s first luxury vodka’s, inaugural turn at Passion for Fashion 2013 in association with g Global Media and JM Productions, the event to rub shoulders with professionals from the fashion and entertainment industries!

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Guess who will be there?

Hosted by models Gemma & Louise and featuring Miami Beach veteran and Pangaea resident DJ Patrick Oliver and blogger/ designer Dawn Yang! Under her label Lexy Lyla, Dawn will be presenting a special collection inspired by Belvedere.

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Lets party next week and see you guys there.


RM40 (ladies)/ RM60 (men)
3 pax entry per purchase of one bottle of Belvedere Vodka

For Reservations:  call +6017 268 6566 or email [email protected]

Butter Factory
1 Jalan Kia Peng
50450 Kuala Lumpur,
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Finally, I am able to take some time out to write about one of my trip this year. (its a long post with many pictures). It was a great deal that we have gotten for Golden Palm Tree Resort & Spa that located at Sepang which is about 1hour drive from KL city.

In Malaysia, we sure do have one of the most pretegious hotel that have attracted many people around the region local and near. This resort had capture my attention for quite a while with its iconic the Palm Tree that is similar to another mega development in Dubai also known as Palm Tree.

Our Malaysia version is much smaller scale than the one they had there. Nevertheless, this resort had also gain many recognition such as The Malaysia Book of Record and CNBC Asia Pacific Property Awards in 2008 for Best Interior design. I did my homework before I came here and with such recognition being awarded, of course expectation had being set high.

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It is only about 1 hour drive away from busy district of Kuala Lumpur City or its very nearby Air Asia LCCT airport. Golden Palm Tree is a huge project that that contain 4 types of water villa which is Royale Palm Villa, Ivory Palm Villa, Canary Palm Villa, Travelers Palm Villa and Premier Travelers Palm Villa that have about 400 rooms in total.

Its A five-star sea resort, the our villas stretch out nearly a kilometer into the sea facing the sheltered waters of the straits of Malacca. Blending Polynesian-Maldivian style and décor with local kelong-style stilts, we offer you a choice of nearly 400 villas in five distinctive types. (source from swiss-belhotel)

Right when we reach here, we are all excited to visit this place as we even have count down in our chatroom for this trip.

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As you arrive you will be greeted with guard post, as the main lobby area are for drop off and pick up only. There are designated parking area for guest and public whereby a service van will pick up to head to the main area.

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It was public holiday when we visit this place, and the place is pack with visitors which I am totally surprise  then found out that it was fully book another surprise.

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We bring snacks and what we can think of to ensure we wont be hungry at night.

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Wakaka, we found out that there are noting much to do around the area, then not to bored ourself, we brought our own game, Drinking Roullette Set. . :p

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As we wait in the main lobby, ,waiting for the buggy service to travel us to the next main check point right at the heart of the resort to head to our respective room.

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I was told that the main lobby the long stretch that ferrying us to our main hotel room area is about 800m in stretch and have yet calculate the branches out. That could be easily 1km walk if right from main lobby to your room.

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Our hotel room reservation for the trip is  Canary Palm Villa that is about RM1800 per night if I am not mistaken. (rates changes on season)

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As we enter our room, we love our room turning our air condition into full blast in this hot weather .

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This magnificent villa with 82 square meters of space comes with two bedrooms with a combination of a queen-sized bed and twin beds, a separate luxurious marble four-fixture bathroom, and a lounge with spacious living areas. With its high thatched roof and warm wooden paneling, the villas exude rustic charm, a comforting and languid setting in the midst of natural beauty. Chill out on one of the two private terraces overlooking the sea. Peace and tranquility welcome you with their gentle hands. (source From Swiss-bellhotel)

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Living room is pretty big also that easily accommodate 4 pax at 1 time.

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View from my little balcony ..

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and my neighbor .. 😀

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   I have a huge toilet with rain shower head that I have no complain

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This is the toilet in my friends room that occupy the queensize bed that have shower room and also a bath tub for you to enjoy your evening.

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As we quickly change and head out to check what are the facilities that they have to offer.

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View from the second lobby area.

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We head back out to the main lobby area and took service van head to their extreme park. To have fun on the go cart ride is RM30 for 5  minutes if I am not mistaken.

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We are all gear up with Tatt’s little cheeky nephew.

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Ready to go . . and for children that under height or age, they have a pair seating whereby they can enjoy the race with more mature people to be driving the cart. Kids get to enjoy too . .

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We were brief with safety measures before the start of the race and this round we have at least 8 riders.

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Gentleman, please start your engine ..

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5 minutes is really fast.. a few laps habis ..

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Next all of us head to ATV ride where by is also about RM20 or RM30 for 1 lap, since all of us did not ride before we decided to make it a group trip. . .

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Its a quick one lap like duck walking in a line, slow and being control by the warden. Not so fun as I thought. Apparently, if you want to have a ride with yourself, you can also challenge on the rider there.

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Heading back to our hotel for a quick swim, with Ling and Collen

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Infinity pool is pack with people and definitely not suitable to come during public holiday.

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Rule number 1 is to have a quick shower only jump to the pool.

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Right after quick swim we change and prepare to head for dinner as all of us are freaking hungry.

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Then my friend didnt book the restaurant, and its full. Then we walk back to Sepoi Sepoi Cafe for a quick dining as we need to wait for 2 hours before our turn.

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Nice cafe to sunk ourself onto to take a break . .

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Food price is not cheap in this restaurant. .

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Nan and Me

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Tatt and nephew are very hungry so the dine first, best food (opps not best food, edible food is Chicken Rice)

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this is my seafood spaghetti which is very disappointed. After one bite, none of us would want to continue further. Other food that the rest order, never bother to write about it.

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Then we walk back to Stimboat Food Garden for our main meal.

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Love the restaurant ambiance here, pleasant with peaceful environment

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our steamboat set. Seafood is not fresh, soup is tasteless that we have to modified ourself, waiter and waitress here is very slow and we pity on the Manager as he have to work double hard as the rest are just plain lazy or don wan to ‘LAYAN’.

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the panoramic view of the area. . .

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Some night shots. .

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Buluh Bar

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Of course  after dinner, rest a while and lets start our game. Finish 2 bottle and half of them KO…wkakaka

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Wake up early next day to get my breakfast which I wont miss and do wake up early if you come here during public holiday as its gonna be filled with heavy crowd.

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Food in here do not expect that much . . as long as it can fill your stomach then okay-lah!

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Overall of the stay in this resort, wasnt so pleasant as the room is hot, and only single air condition being-used which is not enough to generate the coolness for the room. Most of us woke up middle of the night and complain why is it so hot!

With a 5 star resort and awards being won, dining was a bad experience especially on food quality with the price being charge is way too expensive along with their service. My friend event commented on the structural quality that they have.

To pay ourselves for a room RM1800 surely we would not, its because we manage to grab a good deal over a website, yet its still far expensive. I find that many other resorts in Malaysia will offer more and better service and with that rate I can easily compare to Pangkor Laut or any 5 star Hotel in Langkawi that worth every penny.

I will spend my money some where else but of course everyone will have different experience.

Remark: do bring Mee in the cup there as it taste much better than any of the hotels offering that I have dine, (comparing to the 3 dining area I have been)

For more rates and info, you can check it out here – http://www.swiss-belhotel.com

Sepang Goldcoast
No. 67 Jalan Pantai Bagan Lalang,
Kg. Bagan Lalang, Sungai Pelek,
43950 Sepang, Selangor

I have been to Jakarta couple of times back in many years ago till this year I revisit the country as my friends wedding took place. I remembered that, Grand Indonesia had open not long ago at that time and my friend took me to this restaurant Crystal Jade which she loves it alot that located on the ground floor of its mall that was so pack with people and queuing up to go in few years back.

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Open Concept kitchen

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Price are very reasonable in terms of dining in restaurant here. .

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Of course Xiao Long Bao is a must in this restaurant. . . RP 25,000

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Skin are quite thin and carefully wrap with the soup in there is just sweet. .

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Sichuan Lamian @ RP 40,000

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Overall, the food here is not bad but definitely better taste compare to the one in KL. Just wonder why.

Crystal Jade La Mian xiao Long Bao
Grand Indonesia, West Mall LG Fl Unit 1
Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 1, Jakarta

Phone: (021) 2358-0748

Operating Hours: Monday – Saturday 11:00 – 21:30
Sunday & Public Holiday 09:30 – 21:30

This is one of the new place that I often see my friend check in until I came here myself and I am surprise to see this new place which is a new replacement for Sunset Bistro which is one of my favorite hang out place if comes to beach area  known as Bora Bora Beach.

Now with the new build up to replace Sunset Bistro which been told by my friend it got arson down and surely its much better compare to the old place. Even on weekdays it had manage to make this place lively with local and tourist flock this place with friends and family.

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You will be greeted at this look a like beach type frontage with build up 2 mini bridge to bring you over to this new dimension or newly renovated place that replaying Sunset Bistro.

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Bora Bora by Sunset is the newest place in the area to give us more to sea side and better ambiance compare to the old one.

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If you are seated in door, it have many types of decoration style to make it lively.

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Even have a private hut for you to drink  and dine.

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This is how the overall indoor place looks like, totally sets you in the ambiance right by the seaside and tonight, there is a party going on, every one dress in summer dress which gives it more mood on it, that gives me the memory of Redang..

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As you would want to sit outdoor, there are more tables and you have to walk along a bit of sandy area then chose your spot. Can be hidden behind some bushes and plants, next to the stage or right out facing the sea.

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This new place certainly is going to be my new chill out place when I head back to Penang next round. Do check out this place if you are at Penang.

As I was there for the funtion, I didnt order any food besides getting beer down. You can check this blog out on the food and drinks – Chrizfood

Lot 415, Jalan Batu Ferringhi,
11100 Penang, Malaysia.

Business Hours:
12.00noon-1.00am (Sunday to Thurday)
12.00noon until 3.00am (Friday, Saturday and Eve of Public Holiday)
4.00pm-7.00pm (Happy Hours)

Contact: 012-553 1313 (Ms. Melynda Soon)

GPS: 5.474476, 100.248114

Grand Dorsett is located in Subang which is one of a 5 star hotel smack right in Subang with 15 minutes drive away from the Subang Airport. After they have refurbish the hotel, this is my first time back to this Grand Dorsett Hotel Subang again and this round we get to sample their afternoon high tea at Dorsett’s Aroma Cafe which is featuring Malaysian delicacies. .

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with our famous by the street style snacks, get to choose from it are Fried Cempedak, banana fritters, Keropok Lekor and many others. . .

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Toast and Kaya butter

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Dorsett English Afternoon Tea

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Strawberry tarts and cakes, home made scones with jam & cream, finger sandwiches, assorted french pastries, assorted cookies and home made puffs.

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Teh Tarik for a great afternoon session . . .

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Dorsett English Afternoon Tea (Daily except Public Holiday)
RM38++/person @ 3:00pm – 6:00pm

Local Afternoon Tea (Monday – Friday)
RM25++/person (isn’t it a steal?) @ 3:30pm – 5:30pm

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Then we had a light tour on their Premier Lounge . .

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with great facilities and nice ambiance for the guest on this floor. . .

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unlimited fnb for them . .

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you are able to host your meeting here too . .overlooking at a very nice subang town view. .

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One of their suite’s . .

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Dinner we choose to dine in The Emperor is because of their track record by winning a few awards, one of it is Malaysia’s Best Restaurant Award .. .

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It is quite impressive that this is the first time I experience a restaurant with a design of a connecting bridge over to the dining area  .. .

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They also do have private rooms that can host up to 2 tables which is perfect for family gathering. .

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We kick start with their dim sum and pricing is quite reasonable. .

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“Har Kow” or Prawn dumplings, Siew Mai, Charcoal Custard bun


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This is certainly one of my favourite with the bun is soft and I just love how the custard just ooze out from the bun, just beware, do not eat it while it is served, as let it cool down . The custard sauce with burn your tongue. .

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Xiu Long Bao is served with a bit of ebiko on top and the soup in it just juicy and aromatic with its chicken flavour. Dip with vinegar and insert some ginger is just perfect.

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I have always love double boil soup as it is simple, clear and full with aroma, Red dates and Chicken soup

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Chicken Salami and Lobster Salad

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Fresh meat cover in some fruit salad dressing which is juicy from every bite and best is also served along with chicken salami.

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Butter Prawns

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Bean curd with Asparagus, just love this dish alot, as it was perfectly fried with a bit crips all over and its very soft inside, when you have a bite together with the mushroom, the taste is just perfect!

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Kam Heong Crabs

It was a satisfying dinner and good news to CIMB World Master Card or Visa Infinite gets 50% discount for 2 diners.

The Emperor
Grand Dorsett Subang Hotel
Jalan SS12/1,
Subang Jaya,
47500 Malaysia.

Opening Hours: Mon – Sat (12.00pm – 3.00pm), Sun (10.00am – 3.00pm), Daily (6.00pm – 10.30pm)

Website: www.granddorsett.com/kualalumpur/

GPS Coordinates : N03 04.755′ E101 35.808′

In Melaka, there are not many area to hunt for food during at night, as the town rest early . . Luckily our friend which is from Melaka, Jasonmumbles brings us to one of his favourite place to dine, at Restaurant Dung Fung, during night time, is famous for this ONLY stall that sells Wan Tan Mee only at Melaka.

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It is quite full house and the stall is operate by elderly husband and wife and helped by their son. Their business is very good and if do plan to come here, do have the patient to wait as you will be expecting a wait of around 15-20 minutes and Jason also mention if it falls on weekend or public holiday the business is crazy as at times can wait till more than 30 minutes.

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A simple bowl of Wan Tan Mee filled with generous amount of meaty Char Siew which I prefer mind to have a bit of fats. The noodle is quite springy and the most unique is that the wan tan mee here do add their own style of chili sauce. My first time having this kind of wan tan mee, a bit sourish and salty turns out to be not bad.

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Well, we finish in 4 bites. . . 😀

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Then I see so many people order their Curry Mee, turns out to be not our style, its a bit weird in taste, not really spicy and a bit sourish or I would just say, just not my type.

Just go for the traditional wan tan mee, wont go wrong. *Non-Halal

-= Ka Ching =-

Food Rating 6.5/10, not my taste but Jason Loves it alot . .u can try it out ~-Stamped-

–Warning– This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-

Restaurant Dung Fung
Off Jalan Temenggong

GPS: 2.194932,102.254672

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