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Malindo Air is Flying to Hokkaido Japan

It is confirmed! Malindo Air will be flying to Hokkaido Japan from KLIA. Malindo Air will fly to Chitose International Airport in Hokkaido. This is NOT a direct flight and there will be one stop at Taoyuan Airport in Taipei. This is the second airlines from Malaysia flying to Chitose International Airport after AirAsia X. AirAsia X flies direct from KLIA2 to Chitose International Airport Hokkaido. ( = || []).push({}); It is confirmed! Malindo...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Malaysia, Airlines, Taipei, Headline, Airasia, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Hokkaido, Sakura, Fukuoka, Hokkaido Japan, Malindo Air, Chitose, Japan - Hokkaido


How Cancelling Grab Car Booking During the Ride Could Risk Your Life

We usually take the Grab Car to go to the airport or while traveling in ASEAN countries such as Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Laos. In one of our rides from the airport back to our home last year, the Grab driver requested me to cancel my Grab Car booking so he doesn’t need to pay the commission back to Grab. The young man kept on asking for me to cancel the Grab booking so he can make the extra bucks. For many people, it could be why not since it doesn’t really ‘harm us’ anyways. Howeve...
Tags: Travel, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Laos, Headline, Samsung Galaxy Note, Asean, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Tech / Gadgets, Singapore Thailand Vietnam, AnniversaryGrabCar Luxury Limousine


The CEO of the Alleged Online Travel Agency Scam is remanded

Remember we blogged on the story of 120 People Stranded in KLIA and 300 People Got Scammed by Online Travel Agency? According to Berita Harian online, the CEO of the scam Online Travel Agency is remanded for four days in connection of scamming customers on fake travel packages worth RM 2 million. ( = || []).push({}); The 34 year old CEO was arrested 11.55 this morning by the police at his office in Taman Kajang Sentral after a victim reported...
Tags: Travel, Google, Turkey, Malaysia, Paris, Harry, Headline, Klia, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Online Travel Agency Scam, Tom Dick, Online Travel Agency, Berita Harian, Ministry of Tourism Arts, Travel Agency Scam


Peach Airlines Self Check In Kiosk in Japan is Made from Cardboard

( = || []).push({}); One of the main reasons we travel to Japan every year is you can always find new experiences and new surprises. When we went to Kansai Airport LCCT Terminal 2 recently, we realized that Peach Airlines self check in kiosks are actually made from cardboard! Watch the video below. The main reason we visited Kansai LCCT Terminal 2 as they were named as the Best Airport for Low Cost Carrier in 2018 by Skytrax. Since our ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Samsung, Malaysia, Airlines, Airport, Headline, Bangkok, Skytrax, Osaka, Klia, Sepang, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Japan - Osaka, Kansai


Valentine’s Day in Japan Is A Dream For Men

Hey guys! It is Valentine’s Day today! 14th February 2019. Traditionally, men will buy flowers for their loved ones and sent it to their office. It continues with lavish dinner and present. Some men will do more to try to impress their ladies (or men for some). However, Valentine’s Day in Japan is different. Instead of men, women will buy chocolates for the men on Valentine’s Day. Now, you understand why we wrote Valentine’s Day in Japan Is A Dream For Men. ( = wind...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Valentine's Day, Malaysia, Headline, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Valentine, Valentine Day, Honmei Choco, City Square Johor, Valentine's Day In Japan, Giri Choco, Honmei, NEORenoma Café Gallery


New Smoking Rules in Thailand

Effective 3rd February 2019, there are new rules for smokers in Thailand. Smokers can’t just step out of the door and light up a cigarette. If you get caught, the fine can go up to 5,000 Thai Baht (RM 600++). This new smoking rules in Thailand is announced by Ministry of Public Health as reported by Sanook. ( = || []).push({}); For the new smoking rules in Thailand, smokers cannot light up within five meters of the entrances or exits of any ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Featured, Thailand, Malaysia, Headline, Bangkok, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Ministry of Public Health, ITB, Department of Disease Control, New Smoking Rules In Thailand, Smoking Rules, Smoking Rules In Thailand, ThailandBangkok Street Food Remains


Over 300 People Affected by Online Travel Agency Tour Packages Cancellation

Few days ago, we blogged about 120 People Stranded in KLIA After Getting Scammed by Online Travel Agency and you can read it here. Yesterday, Harian Metro reported that over 300 people had their European tour crushed when the travel agency cancelled their tour packages. ( = || []).push({}); From what we understand, this could be the same online travel agency that left 120 people stranded in KLIA a few days ago. According to the news report, ...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Turkey, Malaysia, Taipei, Headline, Airasia, Klia, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Chiang Mai, Krabi, Tokyo Haneda, Online Travel Agency, Kajang, AirAsia BIG Loyalty Programme


AirAsia Upgrading Reservations Systems This Weekend

( = || []).push({}); Good news and bad news guys. The good news is AirAsia will be upgrading its Navitaire New Skies reservation system this weekend. The bad news is flight booking will be unavailable during this period from 2.00pm (GMT +8) on Saturday, 16 February 2019 to 3.00am on Sunday, 17 February 2019 on airasia.com, AirAsia mobile app, AirAsia sales offices, counters and call centres. We didn’t recall encountering any difficulties usi...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Featured, Malaysia, Airlines, Headline, Maxis, Airasia, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Perth Australia, MAB Malaysia Airlines New Company, Navitaire New Skies


120 People Stranded in KLIA After Getting Scammed by Online Travel Agency

Yesterday, 120 people left stranded in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) after getting scammed by online travel agent according to Kosmo! Online. They were left stranded in the airport as none of their names are listed in the airlines. ( = || []).push({}); They purchased tour packages to Europe to places like Turkey, Paris and Santorini. The accumulated losses are estimated more than RM 810,000. There was no representative from t...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Featured, Barcelona, Malaysia, Headline, Istanbul, Santorini, Klia, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Malaysia Airlines Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur International Airport KLIA, Online Travel Agency, 120 People Stranded In Klia, Kosmo Online They


Gong Xi Fa Cai Cina Babi is Now A Hate Speech on Facebook

Happy Chinese New Year. This Chinese New Year is the ‘Year of the Pig’ or ‘Year of Babi’. I just jokingly wished one of my friends ‘gong xi fa cai cina babi’ in her photos and minutes later, I have to relog in my Facebook account. ( = || []).push({}); At first, I thought my Facebook got hacked so I need to relog in into my account but I received a warning from Facebook. My comment ‘gong xi fa cai cina babi’ is considered as hate sp...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Hong Kong, Featured, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Headline, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Valentine, Ushuaia, Pyongyang North Korea, Gong Xi Fa Cai, Free Digital Camera, Facebook My, Babi


UK Famous Harry Ramsden’s Open in Resorts World Genting

Harry Ramsden’s is a popular fish and chip fast food restaurant chain in UK. They claimed to be Britain’s longest established restaurant chain. They opened their first outlet in 1928 in White Cross, West Yorkshire, Northern England. Now, they have over 30 outlets in UK and Ireland. Few days ago, they opened their first outlet in Resorts World Genting, Malaysia. This is their first overseas outlet outside UK. ( = || []).push({}); Harry Ramsde...
Tags: Travel, Food, UK, Featured, Britain, Ireland, Malaysia, Headline, Genting, Resorts World Genting, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Malaysia - Food, Meng Taman Shamelin Char Siew, Harry Ramsden, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur


Parkson Is Closing Down Suria KLCC Outlet

The Parkson departmental store will be closing down the Suria KLCC outlet soon. They are one of the earliest tenants in Suria KLCC. Parkson opened in 1998 and they will be closing down on 18 February 2019. There was a notice on its Facebook Page yesterday (which they removed it later on), Parkson will be having ‘moving out sale’ on its Suria KLCC outlet until 17 February. The notice stated everything must go and maybe it is time to revisit Suria KLCC for last minute shopping for Chinese ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Featured, CSR, Malaysia, Vietnam, Headline, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Facebook Page, KLCC, Centre Court, Suria Klcc, Mid Valley Megamall


Universal Studios Japan Harry Potter Hogswarts Magical Nights Winter Magic 2019

We recently revisited Universal Studios Japan because we wanted to check out the Hogswarts Magical Nights Winter Magic 2019. Our first visit was two years ago and we didn’t manage to finish most of the rides so this time we purchased the Universal Studios Express Pass 4. You can check out at Klook.com for the various Universal Studios Express Pass 4 you can choose at https://www.klook.com/activity/3407-universal-studios-japan-express-pass-osaka/.  Please take note that there are limited Uni...
Tags: Travel, Family, Japan, Featured, Harry Potter, Places, Headline, Klook, Universal Studios, Osaka, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Japan - Osaka, Nights Osaka Japan Sakura, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Express Pass


Celebrate ‘Infinite Prosperity’ Chinese New Year at IPC Shopping Centre

Chinese New Year is just around the corner and it is time to shop and spend time with your family. This year, IPC Shopping Centre showcases the ‘Infinite Prosperity’ Chinese New Year decorations with their Infinity Bamboo Garden.  We recently brought our kids to check out the ‘Infinite Prosperity’ Chinese New Year decorations. We visit the centre quite often as it is very convenient for us to head there. Our boys love the place too as there are many family-friendly facilities such ...
Tags: Travel, Family, Featured, Malaysia, Headline, Kyoto, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Bamboo Garden, Mid Valley, KLCC, Ground Floor, IPC, Bamboo Forest, IPC Shopping Centre, Seconds Instant Hot Water Dispenser Review


Seers 3 Seconds Instant Hot Water Dispenser Review

Seers 3 Seconds Instant Hot Water Dispenser Review ( = || []).push({}); Why do you need an Instant Hot Water Dispenser? Traditionally, we used kettle to boil water and of course we have electric kettles and electric thermal pots in the market. Boiling water using gas is time consuming, you can’t regulate the temperature with electric kettles while electric thermal pots constantly using electricity so the best way is Instant Hot Water Dispenser. Recently, ...
Tags: Travel, Family, Featured, Parenting, Malaysia, Headline, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Seconds Instant Hot Water Dispenser Review, Seconds Instant Hot Water Dispenser, Nano Tube, Klang ValleyThe Vantage, Lion Group Property Division2017 Volkswagen


Malaysians Visit to Thailand Hits Records High in 2018

Malaysians Visit to Thailand Hits Records High in 2018 ( = || []).push({}); It is a new record for Malaysian tourists visit to Thailand. According to Ministry of Tourism and Sports Thailand, there were 4.1 million Malaysian tourists visit Thailand in 2018. There were 3.35 million Malaysian tourists visit Thailand in 2017. It is an increment of 23% and we are not sure why the picture is showing 17.95% increment. In layman terms, there is at least one out o...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Thailand, Malaysia, Tourism, Places, Headline, Bangkok, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Suphan Buri, Thailand Malaysia, Songkran, Tourism Authority of Thailand


New Japan International Tourist Tax Starts Tomorrow

New Japan International Tourist Tax Starts Tomorrow ( = || []).push({}); There is a new Japan International Tourist Tax starting tomorrow. Effective tomorrow, 7th January 2019, International tourist to Japan will need to pay a new 1,000 Yen (RM 38) departure tax. This is similar to the Indonesia Departure Tax. The new Japan International Tourist Tax will be used to expand and enhance the country’s tourist infrastructure. Revenue from the International ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Featured, Indonesia, Hawaii, Tokyo, Malaysia Airlines, Headline, Osaka, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Fukuoka, Osaka Japan Sakura, Japan International Tourist Tax Today, Related Posts Travellers, MorningKansai International Airport


Singapore to remove motorcycle tolls at Tuas Second Link in Jan 2019

Singapore to remove motorcycle tolls at Tuas Second Link in Jan 2019 ( = || []).push({}); Happy New Year everyone and time to start 2019 with the first story of the year. What is happening in 2019? The big good news is Singapore will remove motorcycle tolls at Tuas Second Link starting 21st January 2019. Malaysia will remove motorcycle tolls starting today, 1st January 2019 at Tuas Second Link and Singapore will follow the move on their side. This is good...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Singapore, Best, Malaysia, Places, Headline, Universal Studios, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, APAC, Tuas Second Link


Celebrating Tea Appreciation Day with Dilmah Tea at Sheraton PJ

Celebrating Tea Appreciation Day with Dilmah Tea at Sheraton PJ ( = || []).push({}); A few weeks ago, we were invited to a Tea Appreciation Day hosted by Dilmah Tea at Sheraton Petaling Jaya. We heard of Coffee Day but didn’t know that there is a Tea Appreciation Day. The International Tea Day has been around since 2005 in most tea producing countries. Edwin Soon – Sensory Evaluation consultant and Oenologist To understand more on the Tea Appreciation S...
Tags: Travel, Food, Usa, China, Events, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Sheraton, Cameron Highlands, Sharon, Edwin, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Yip Gian Ding, Lee Kum Kee International Young, Dilmah


6 Reasons Why You Should Apply AirAsia Hong Leong Bank Credit Card

6 Reasons Why You Should Apply AirAsia Hong Leong Bank Credit Card   Are you a frequent traveler with AirAsia? Do you know that you can redeem AirAsia flights with BIG Points? With the new AirAsia Hong Leong Bank Credit Card, you get more BIG points when you spend and you can redeem your AirAsia flights with the BIG Points. ( = || []).push({}); There are 6 Reasons Why You Should Apply AirAsia Hong Leong Bank Credit Card 1.Welcome bonus BIG Points. Get ...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Events, Malaysia, New Zealand, Airlines, Headline, Macau, Airasia, Asean, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Krabi, TEHRAN Iran, Kuala Lumpur Return, AirAsia Hong Leong Bank Credit Card


Suria KLCC Magical Whimsical Christmas Decorations and Celebrations 2018

Suria KLCC Magical Whimsical Christmas Decorations and Celebrations 2018 Every year, we look forward to celebrating Christmas at Suria KLCC. They offer one of the best Christmas celebrations and decorations in the city every year. This year, Suria KLCC has transformed into a spectacular Christmas wonderland. The theme for this year is called ‘Whimsical Christmas’ and Suria KLCC is transformed to breath taking floral town decorated with ribbons of colourful lights and snow Christmas tree and guar...
Tags: Travel, Family, Featured, Shopping, Events, Malaysia, Santa Claus, Citibank, Headline, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Secret Santa, Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur, KLCC, Center Court, Suria Klcc


AirAsia Set To Fly to Fukuoka Japan

AirAsia Set To Fly to Fukuoka Japan Good news everyone! AirAsia set to announce their latest destination on this Thursday. AirAsia X will be flying to Fukuoka Japan. This is their fourth city in Japan after Tokyo (Haneda), Osaka (Kansai) and Hokkaido (Sapporo). Since the announcement will be made on this Thursday, we have no idea on the price of the flight and also the frequencies of the flight per week from KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) Malaysia to Fukuoka Airport (FUK) Japan. ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Featured, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Airlines, Headline, Bangkok, Airasia, Ana, Osaka, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Kumamoto, Nagoya, Haneda


Pick A Trip Travel Mobile App for Flights and Hotels

Pick A Trip Travel Mobile App for Flights and Hotels ( = || []).push({}); Pick A Trip is a travel mobile app developed exclusively for Visa Malaysia cardholders that allows them to search, select and compare prices from hundreds of airlines and hotels worldwide. Offering instant searching and booking of airfare and accommodation deals, Pick A Trip exclusive features Visa Checkout, Visa’s secure payment solution for e-commerce purchases. The app also funct...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Australia, Malaysia, Headline, Bangkok, Airasia, Visa, Osaka, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, MalaysiaMalaysia Airlines, Phu Quoc Island Vietnam, Kuala Lumpur Pick


Win FREE Ribs for One Whole Year with Naughty Nuri’s “Ribs Master Challenge”

Win FREE Ribs for One Whole Year with Naughty Nuri’s “Ribs Master Challenge” ( = || []).push({}); Are you big fan of Naughty Nuri’s rack of ribs? Time for you to check out Naughty Nuri’s “Ribs Master Challenge”. It is all about the famous Balinese style pork ribs and Naught Nuri’s is calling all foodies to discover who can eat a rack of ribs in the fastest time for the chance to win FREE ribs for one whole year! Let us repeat it again, win FREE ribs for o...
Tags: Travel, Food, Facebook, Featured, Instagram, Nuri, Events, Malaysia, Headline, Airasia, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Malaysia - Food, ATRIA, Subang Courtyard, Stout Porter


Pokemon Happy Meals coming to McDonald’s Malaysia and Singapore

Pokemon Happy Meals coming to McDonald’s Malaysia and Singapore ( = || []).push({}); Today, we were shocked by the new Pokemon movie with the awesome trailer this morning. It is called Pokemon Detective Pikachu starring the voice of Ryan Reynolds. We blogged about the Genting Pokemon Festival 2018 and today we welcome the news of Pokemon Happy Meals coming to McDonald’s Malaysia and Singapore. If not mistaken it is already started in McDonald’s Philippine...
Tags: Travel, Featured, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Ryan Reynolds, Headline, Nasi Lemak, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, McDonald, McDonald 's Malaysia, Pokemon Happy Meals, McDonald 's Philippines, Squirtle Vulpix


Genting Pokemon Festival 2018

Genting Pokemon Festival 2018 ( = || []).push({}); Planning for a family trip this school holiday? There is something new but no big announcements yet. Pokemon is coming to Genting Highlands or they called it Resorts World Genting. Yes, now you can meet Pikachu and friends at Genting Highlands. This is what we know so far from their official website at https://www.rwgenting.com/November-Highlights/ Genting Pokémon Festival 01.12.2018 – 28.02.2019 Catch ‘e...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Singapore, Events, Pokemon, Headline, Genting Highlands, Genting, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Pikachu, Genting Premium Outlet, Skyway, Malaysia - Genting Highlands, Malaysia - Pahang, Awana Skyway Genting


KLIA New Malaysian Passport Autogate

KLIA New Malaysian Passport Autogate ( = || []).push({}); We just came back from Bangkok and reached KLIA late at night. As usual, we took the aerotrain to the main building, walk down the escalator and head to the Malaysian Passport Autogate on the middle left. To our surprise, the usual Malaysian Passport Autogates are being sealed with partitions and the officers told us to move to the right and we saw the brand new Malaysian Passport Autogates. Rememb...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Malaysia, Airport, Headline, Bangkok, Osaka, Klia, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Kansai International Airport, Brisbane Australia, CDG Airport Paris?New Airport


Rhythm Fiesta –Food Festival and Workshops by Gamuda Gardens

Rhythm Fiesta –Food Festival and Workshops by Gamuda Gardens ( = || []).push({}); Wonder where to bring your kids for this school holiday? Maybe you can consider this dance-along food festival happening end of the month. Rhythm Fiesta is the dance get-together in the middle of a food festival overlooking the fascinating Majestic Waterfall of Gamuda Gardens! There are also art and craft booths, workshops, kid activities and more happening in this event. T...
Tags: Travel, Food, Featured, Events, Malaysia, Sydney, Headline, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Gamuda Gardens, Gamuda Gardens Sungai Buloh, Sharina Shahrin, Shan Shan Lim Studios Food demo, Chef Naem Storytelling, Ekonights Green Market, Gamuda Ranger


Disney King Power ‘Magical Moments Begins Here’ Preview

Disney King Power ‘Magical Moments Begins Here’ Preview ( = || []).push({}); Remember we blogged about Disney Is Coming To Bangkok for This Winter Holiday a few days ago. We are planning to visit this place next week as we will be in Bangkok for holiday. We were anxious to know how it will looks like and thanks to our friend Khun Sommai, we have the permissions to share her pictures on our blog. These are the actual pictures taken at Disney King Power Ra...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Disney, Events, Thailand, Places, Hyundai, Headline, Bangkok, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Thailand - Bangkok, Mickey Mouse, Mickey, Central World Bangkok, Disney King Power


This Nasi Lemak Recipe from Australian Chef Looks Like Nasi Goreng

This Nasi Lemak Recipe from Australian Chef Looks Like Nasi Goreng ( = || []).push({}); We found this old video on Facebook dated March this year by Good Chef Bad Chef on cooking nasi lemak. Good Chef Bad Chef is a food TV show on Australia and they were on Asian Food Channel many years ago. The video post comes with the caption as below:  ‘Perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Nasi Lemak is a great way to save leftover rice from the bin! Flavoured w...
Tags: Travel, Food, Facebook, Asia, Featured, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Headline, Nasi Lemak, Announcements / Press Releases / Statements, Others, Asian Food Channel, Nasi Goreng, Australia New Zealand, Darren Chin