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31 Mar 2013

'Tok Tok Mee' 雲吞麺 @ Burmah Road, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 31 MARCH 2013
In the good old days, Wan Tan Mee was better known as 'Tok Tok Mee'. My mom told me during her teenage years, the Wan Tan Mee sellers used to knock on their stall when they pushed their carts along the back alley. ( actually ' tok tok ' sound is created by knocking 2 bamboo together ) - thanks Mr. Huat and Wong for the information. The sound created was 'Tok Tok'. 

26 Mar 2013

Gloria Jean's Coffees @ 1st Avenue, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 26 MARCH 2013
Gloria Jean’s Coffees is dedicated to offering the world’s highest quality speciality coffee – from bean to cup.

19 Mar 2013

Ban Joo Lee Biscuit @ Burma Road, Penang

Penang [檳城] • 19 MARCH 2013
Today, I performed my weekly ritual of going to the famous Ban Joo Lee in downtown Penang to buy biscuits. 

14 Mar 2013

Peranakan (Straits Chinese) 峇峇娘惹

Penang [檳城] • 14 MARCH 2013
Peranakan or Nonya cuisine combines Chinese, Malay and other influences into a unique blend. Peranakans are descendants of early Chinese migrants who settled in Penang, Malacca, Indonesia and Singapore, inter-marrying with local Malays.

10 Mar 2013

Airport Express, Beijing Subway 北京机场轨道交通线, China

Beijing [北京]  • 10 MARCH 2013
The 28-kilometer's Airport Express of Beijing subway has been put into use on July 19, 2008. This light rail line running from the T2 and T3 of Capital Airport just has two stations in Beijing's downtown area, respectively at Dongzhimen and Sanyuanqiao. It just takes 20 minutes for passengers to travel between the airport and Dongzhimen by the Capital Airport Express Train, the highest speed of which could reach 110 kilometers/hour.

5 Mar 2013

Malaysians Need Visa to Japan 日本

Travel [旅游] • 5 MARCH 2013
Any foreign visitor who wishes to enter Japan must have a passport, which will remain valid during the period of stay. 
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