Goodbye Jumbo!

It is the end of the story for the famous Jumbo floating restaurant in Hong Kong. In the dramatic final chapter, the floating eatery, which was a must-see for most travellers to the island, now lies 1,000m below the South China Sea where it sank while being transported to a location where it was to…

Summer Walk: Oldfield Park, Bath

Bright summer blooms on a pleasant morning walk to & from the Church of Our Lady & St Alphege in Oldfield Park, Bath (Somerset) for Sunday mass.

Flying Retro ✈️

My paternal uncle bought a house in SS14 Subang Jaya in the 1980s. At that time this neighbourhood was the Hounslow of Malaysia – and a hub for airport and airline staff. It’s proximity to then Subang International Airport meant that planes would be flying over your house every hour or less. That put off…

Breaking The Pattern

Sign of the times – boxes and lines on the beautiful tiles of the late 19th century Cheong Fatt Tze (Blue) Mansion. The beautiful geometric patterns of the tiles imported from Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire, England have been marked with black tape to remind visitors to maintain social distancing as they visit the popular Heritage house,…

Sunset @ The Datai

The harmonious sounds of the sea, gentle breeze and night sounds from the forest @
The Datai Langkawi

Food Trail: Gopeng

Gopeng isn’t usually a food stop for travellers plying the highway between Kuala Lumpur and Penang, with most choosing to stop in Ipoh for breakfast or lunch. But Gopeng has its share of unique dishes, ingredients and finds that are not only made with fresh ingredients from around the district but cost a fraction of…

Food Trail: Sepang

Sepang has an array of food, restaurants, cafes and stalls offering a treasure trove of delights for you taste buds to explore. Below are some options for you to consider on a day trip to this district. Breakfast at Adik Abang Restaurant Here, you will be served a long lists of mouth-watering locals food. Regulars…

Gopeng’s Legendary Love Tree

Gopeng’s ‘Lover’s Tree’ embodies the legend of a past forbidden love affair, but stands as a symbol of everlasting love today.