Someone I used to know told me that girls always do something drastic with their hair when something BIG happens in their life — and no, not the good kind. That person said he noticed a lot of girls cut their hair really short or color their hair crazy colors when something bad happens, most […]
Read More Why Do Girls Color Their Hair? | Redefining Bold Moves
When I first got to Kuala Lumpur, within a week I gained 4 kilos from eating too much. I mean, how can anyone not? Malaysian food is the bomb diggity. With all my excitement and wide-eyed moments every time I tried something amazing, my local friend told me that I’m just getting started. He said […]
Read More Penang: Every Foodie’s Heaven
On our Southeast Asian culinary conquest, the gods of food, the old and the new has once again given us a blessing: Tom Yam. As George R.R. Martin once wrote ‘The north remembers’, but little did we know that the neighboring south, Malaysia, improvises. It would be tragic for a typical tourist to order up […]
Read More Village Fish Head Noodles | Malaysian Tom Yam
Penang, being an island surrounded by coastal waters, means that there is certainly an abundance of fresh fish and other seafood. Aquaculture in Penang has been spearheading the state’s economy — a powerful source of income and employment to its people. Making good use of one’s resources, the people of Penang figured to pour in […]
Read More A Warm Bowl from the Seas: Penang Laksa Origins
*WARNING: FOOD IS NON-HALAL. CONTAINS MOUTH-WATERING DESCRIPTIONS AND PHOTOS OF MEAT. READ AT YOUR OWN RISK* Asia is the biggest continent of the world. I mean with forty-eight (48) countries, now that’s a lot of people (4.5 billion people as of 2016 population status that is). Asia is so big it’s taking over 29.5% of […]
Read More Bak Kut Teh VS. Humba: Battle of the Braised Pork!
Hokkien Cuisine, originally called as Fujian Cuisine, is a native cooking style from China’s Fujian Province. It is known to be subtle yet full of flavor, soft and tender and is widely known to have a particular umami emphasis on its taste. This cuisine is known for bringing out the original flavor of the ingredients […]
Read More The Trinity of Hokkien Cuisine: Hokkien Mee, Lor Bak, Otak-otak
When we were little kids our parents would always warn us (or more likely scare us off) about the horrors of night time. We used to have this routine of looking under the bed, checking the closets, locking the windows and leaving a night light on, afraid of the nightmares and monsters that we thought […]
Read More Are You Afraid of the Dark? | Chulia Street Night Market
It’s been 5 months since I first tried this god level wantan mee stall and I still wonder why tourists don’t flock this place. In fact, I can remember every time I came here (about 4 or 5 times now) I was the only non-local dining. It blows my mind that in this day and […]
Read More Wantan Mee So Good, It’s God-Level.
Traveling in this generation has a lot of perks. It makes you realize that when technology developed, so did traveling. So first and foremost, let us thank god or any higher being for one of man’s greatest creation, the internet! The internet is one heck of a travel tool that will make your lives easier […]
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