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[Vlog] 6D5N Penang – Ipoh – Cameron Highlands Road Trip (July 2019)

August 21st, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

[Day 1 – Thursday, 25th July 2019]

  • Kuching to Penang with Air Asia AK5437, departed at around 22:30.
    Did you know that Air Asia has direct flight to and fro Kuching from Penang? It’s been around for ages but many didn’t know about it. 14 flights a week!
  • Check in G Suites at Mansion One (57-11-13, Mansion One, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang)

[Day 2 – friday, 26th July 2019]

  • Breakfast at Hot Bowl White Curry Mee (58-C, Jalan Rangoon, 10400 Penang).
  • Drove from Penang to Ipoh.
  • Lunch at Restoran Delicious (37-45, Lorong Taman Ipoh 1, Taman Ipoh selatan; 31400 Ipoh, Perak) for lunch. *Typo in the video
  • Drove from Ipoh to Cameron Highlands.
  • Check-in Imperial Court Apartment (Brinchang, 39100 Cameron Highlands, Pahang), can fit 10 pax in it. Free WiFi and parking available.

[Day 3 – Saturday, 27th July 2019]

  • We brought our own breakfast to Cameron Highlands.
  • Visited Cameron Lavender Garden(59, Brinchang, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang). Spent 1 hour 15 minutes there.
  • Then, it rained. We had to go to Cameron Square for lunch instead as we’re traveling with a toddler and a baby.
  • Lunch at Xin Teh Bak Kut Teh(Lot G-18(B), Cameron Square, Jalan Aranda Nova,Greencow, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang).
  • Then bought a Cendol cheesecake from Strawberry Cottage(Lot G-13, Cameron Square, Brinchang, 39100 Cameron Highlands, Pahang). It was awesome! Tasted great, beyond our expectations.
  • Went to MR AISU Ice Cream Cafe(C-G-29, Barrington Square, Jalan Golden Hills 1, Taman Cameron Golden Hills, 39000, Pahang), only opens on Friday and Saturday. Another outlet(No. 5, Gerai Berhampiran Pasar, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang) opens daily except Wednesday.
  • When the rain stopped, we went to Brinchang Weekend Night Market(only available Friday and Saturday) for a walk. It is just opposite MR AISU.
  • Dinner at Delicious & Happiness Kitchen(No.16, Bawah Jalan Angsana 1, Brinchang Point Cameron Highlands, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang)

[Day 4 – Sunday, 28th July 2019]

  • Check-out Imperial Court Apartment.
  • Brunch at Restoran You De Chi (can’t find the address in Google hmm…), same row as Harmony Inn(No 10a, Jalan Angsana 3, Brinchang, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang).
  • Drove back to Ipoh.
  • Check-in Prima Condominium Ipoh.
  • Dinner at an unknown Chinese restaurant in Ipoh ;p Was tired and was busy entertaining a toddler hahaha… So I didn’t bother to take much photos or video.

[Day 5 – Monday, 29th July 2019]

  • Check- out Prima Condominium Ipoh.
  • Go to Concubine Lane for snack. The place is hard to find parking, we ended up parking at a private car park where we were charged RM5 for 2 hours. Do go there on weekdays before 11am to avoid the afternoon sun which can be very hot and also avoid the crowd. The earlier you arrive, the better chance for you to secure a parking. It took us quite awhile to look for parking.
  • Ding Feng Tau Fu Fa aka Concubine Lane made up of 3 streets but we only went to 2 because there’s really nothing much, the most happening is at is the Concubine Lane aka Lorong Panglima. Wife Lane and Second Concubine Lane has some wall paintings and decorations for photo opportunities and without the crowd.
  • We took a break at Cups & Cubes Cafe(No 10, Jalan Panglima, 30000 Ipoh, Perak) for Assam Laksa, just to try it out.
  • Then we moved to Concubine Lane Tau Fu Fa(8, Jalan Panglima, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak) for Teocher Tau Fu Fa. Not bad! Not expensive too.
  • We then walked to Market Lane aka the Second Concubine Lane for a quick photo. We didn’t go to Wife Lane.
    Went to Chooi Yue Dim Sum(2, 4 & 6, Tingkat Taman Ipoh 12, Taman Ipoh Selatan, 31400 Ipoh, Negeri Perak) for dim sum lunch.
  • Before heading back to Penang, we went to hunt for some durians. After the durian feast, we continued our journey to Penang.
  • Stopped by Xing Fu Tang Bukit Mertajam(13, Jalan Juru, Sentral, Juru Sentral14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang) for milk tea break.
  • Continued driving to 77 Bali Bali Cafe(Sungai Dua, Penang) for dinner.
  • Check in Econtel Queensbay(64, Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Bay11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang). OMG! It’s just opposite a music lounge. If you need to sleep, you really don’t want to stay here. The music and singing was loud till you could feel the vibration in the room. You thought you were inside the lounge -.-” music didn’t stop until after 1am.

[Day 6 – Tuesday, 30th July 2019]

  • Check-out Econtel Queensbay.
  • Brunch at HK Boy Cart Noodle(Unit 73-1-1, Ideal@The One, Jalan Mahsuri, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Penang).
  • Off to IKEA(752, Persiaran Cassia Selatan 8, 14110, Lebuhraya Bandar Cassia, Penang) we went. Did some shopping spree here *LOL* I didn’t buy anything until for the past 5 days because there’s really nothing that fancied me.
  • Before heading to the airport, we went to Design Village Outlet Mall(733, Jalan Cassia Barat 2, Bandar Cassia, 14110, Penang). Bought nothing because it’s all too expensive because was comparing it to the UK ;p
  • Headed to Penang International Airport for McD dinner and to go back to Kuching with Air Asia, AK5436, departed at around 18:30.

Welcome back to Kuching, Sarawak.

Categories: Going Places · Pahang · Penang · Perak · The West Side

Prreti: Perfect Clean Cleansing Tissues, Cheap and Good

August 18th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

I’ve been using Prreti: Perfect Clean Cleansing Tissues for almost a year! Restock it thrice. My travel must-have for removing makeup at the end of the day. The best thing is that it’s only RM6 for 30 pieces!!

It does not irritate my skin and remove all the makeup on my face including eye and lip makeup without much problem at all even the stubborn mascara can be easily removed which usually I need to use another remover for it. No smell from the wipe too.

However, one down side was that the sheet isn’t very sturdy, it’s quite thin and would fray a bit after using. No big deal for me though.

Very affordable, worth it, and great for traveling without the need of carrying bottles of makeup remover. You can get it from Althea 😉

Categories: Girl Stuffs · Review It!

Pobling Mini Ion Applicator Improves Skincare Products Absorption

August 13th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

It’s been awhile not sharing anything about beauty. Going to share this Pobling Mini Ion Applicator with you this time. It’s a must now for me whenever after my mask sheet session.

I bought this last year end and didn’t get into blogging about it until now. I’ve been using it for over 8 months and I have nothing bad to say about it. It is as per my expectations. It’s mini(height is less than 14cm) that you can bring it with you anywhere and it runs on 1 AAA battery.

I bought this from Althea but they no longer carry this product. However, other products similar to this product should do the same thing too. I bought this at RM51.

How I use it?

After my sheet mask session, I will massage the essence in with this mini Ion applicator in upward and outward direction. If you see the tip, it seems like a spatula, you can scoop your cream product with it. I didn’t use that side because I don’t use it with other product aside from sheet mask. I use the back part of it to massage.

At the forehead, I do it upward while the cheek and chin area is outward direction towards the ear. I normally do it three cycles. After that, I will use my palms and fingers to massage the rest of the essence in for better absorption in the same direction too until my heart contend LOL!!

It helps a lot in getting the mask essence into the skin better, it’s less sticky after that. Before using this, I always have problem where I will still have very sticky face from the leftover essence that still stayed on the skin surface until I had to wash it off. With this, I have no such problem anymore.

If you can’t find this in the market, I believe other similar product can provide the same benefit to you too.

Categories: Girl Stuffs · Review It!

[Vlog] Ep 17: 5 Tips to Survive Kuching Festival

August 8th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

This year, you can use SarawakPay but for those who don’t like or have no SarawakPay e-wallet, cash is the way to go.

Kuching Festival 2019 is from 24 Jul to 18 Aug 2019. You can still go now!!

Kuching Festival is an annual event in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. It’s usually held between the last week of July to mid August. It’s is the longest running festival of Kuching, more than 30 years!

These are the key tips that I’ve been using without fail every single time I go there. There are more for sure. Feel free to share yours in the comment section.

Tools to create this video:
1. Huawei Nova 2 Lite
2. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2S
3. VideoShow
4. Open Camera

Categories: Food Porn · Uniquely Kuching · Vlog

Haolian(S1/Pt7), Cincai(S1/Pt8) – Sarawak Chinese Slang

August 7th, 2019 · Nobody Surrendered

Can’t believe it’s August now! How time flies… We are heading to the end of the year in no time! I’ve done 8 episodes of Sarawak Chinese Slang series on Youtube. I’m publishing it one episode per week, every Saturday, 3pm.

Check out the earlier episodes if you did not get to catch them at here in my YouTube channel.

Categories: Sarawak Chinese Slang · Vlog