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Attending a Cooking Class at Tanjong Jara Resort

by Rosemarie John February 17, 2014

As Tanjong Jara Resort is a sanctuary steeped in age-old Malay traditions accompanied with architecture that reflect the elegance and grandeur of 17th century Malay palaces, it is no surprise that I kept smelling fresh chillies being pounded and ground in preparations for either the days’ fresh chilli paste used in cooking or as a meal’s accompanying dip called sambal. […]

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Experiencing a Pasar Malam in Terengganu

by Joseph Ellis February 15, 2014

We found ourselves in a riot of colours.  Lined across both sides of a street in Dungun some 20 minutes away by car from Tanjong Jara Resort is a long lane where street vendors gather to proudly display their wares. Tiny little shops neatly arranged selling colourful items for daily personal and household use. We stood for a moment in […]

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Tanjong Jara Resort – Bewitchingly Beautiful

by Rosemarie John February 13, 2014

It’s late at night at Tanjong Jara Resort, Terengganu. We sit here in the balcony of our room watching the dancing tide wash the shore. The strong breeze singing a soothing lullaby with its salty breath over our tired bodies. The time and tide are racing towards ushering in Valentine’s Day. We are in love, lost in the ambience of […]

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#OzinSg Celebrating Australia Day in Singapore

by Rosemarie John January 25, 2014

Joseph with High Commissioner Philip Green. Photo by Andrew West On the 23rd of January, we attended a wonderful Australia Day celebration at the Australian High Commission in Singapore. It was a night to celebrate everything that’s great about Australia over delicious food, fine Tasmanian Whiskey and great company. So what is Australia Day all about? Australia Day is the […]

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Shangri-La Hotel Singapore – Sanctum in a City

by Joseph Ellis January 10, 2014

A tropical sanctuary in the heart of bustling Singapore, Shangri-La Hotel is a perfect refuge after a taxing day of shopping, exploring and gorging on the delicacies that Singapore has to offer. Set amidst 15 acres of lush greenery, our stay in the Garden Wing was nothing short of magical. The hum of running water, the chirping of crickets and […]

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Holiday Inn Express Bangkok – Smartly Convenient

by Rosemarie John November 22, 2013

As a traveller you sometimes ask yourself, “Why can’t I find a hotel that is simple which has most comforts of a luxury hotel and yet reasonably priced?” Honestly most of us who visit a bustling city hardly have time to enjoy the hotel’s swimming pool or sample the many amenities most luxury hotels have to offer these days. We […]

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Sony Nex-5T – Sharing Memories Made Easy

by Rosemarie John October 20, 2013

It has always been gratifying to us when readers appreciate the photos they find on our site. Photography has been a hobby and there are many times as a writer one truly discovers that a picture can easily replace many lines of prose and tickles the imagination of the reader. When we want to travel light, we travel with our […]

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Traders Hotel Puteri Harbour – A Johor Getaway

by Rosemarie John October 20, 2013

Situated a mere 20 minutes from Senai International Airport in Johor, Malaysia and easily accessible from Singapore’s Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints, the Traders Hotel, Puteri Harbour is an up-scale delight for a 4 star accommodation. It is trendy and contemporary and the rooms have retro modern furniture, crisp white bedding and comfortable work desks.  One big perk here is that […]

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Hello Kitty Town – Rekindling Memories of Childhood

by Joseph Ellis October 18, 2013

Some forty years ago, Yuko Shimizu created a cute character called Kitty White for Shintaro Tsuji the founder of Sanrio. This cute kitten is known the world over as Hello Kitty and has inspired a themed restaurant and maternity hospital in Taiwan, a couple of theme parks in Japan and now a Hello Kitty Town in Nusajaya Johor, Malaysia. Fresh […]

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Legoland Malaysia – Childlike Delight Awaits

by Joseph Ellis October 18, 2013

Ever imagined yourself as Gulliver among Lilliputian buildings?  It’s even more exciting if those buildings were famous world landmarks like the Taj Mahal,  The Great Wall of China, Forbidden City or the Petronas Towers. And what if I have to tell you that this fantasy is possible indeed. On a rather humid morning recently, Rosemarie and I decided to embark […]

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