Tag Archives: Malaysia

Miss Travel So Much

My father instilled in me a love for travel and some of my best memories are of car rides to Malaysia with him in the seventies. After I lost him suddenly, I was plagued with situational claustrophobia and panic attacks. … Continue reading

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JB Coffee Shop: Wan Tan Mee

The best thing about JB is not the malls but the old style coffee shops. So much more authentic than Singapore and the meals are so yummy and cheap. I still need to update this post with an address but … Continue reading

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Komtar: New Mall Next to City Square in JB

Komtar is open in Johor Bahru (JB). This new mall has many of the upmarket stores that Singapore has in Orchard Road. But I find the prices here higher and the selection smaller. I wish we had a sit down … Continue reading

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Clearer Information About the Singapore Haze

Our National Environmental Agency’s (NEA) website is improving. A lot more details about the haze including maps that give us a clearer picture of the situation. Source: NEA Source: NEA And do check out the detailed advisory from the Ministry … Continue reading

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JB After the Malaysian Elections: A Sea of Blue

It was interesting to be in JB the day after the Malaysian elections. It was a sea of blue.  The streets were also pretty quiet and the traffic less heavy. Perhaps everyone was expecting it to be rowdy the day … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year at Johor Bahru (JB) Malaysia

I was impressed by the decorations at City Square JB. Especially the huge zodiac installation with paper cutting illustrations of the animals. I find the traditional paper cutting depictions the most pretty. I’m sure many Singaporeans come here to buy … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from JB, Malaysia

Was charmed by the rotating gingerbread man at City Square, the mall nearest Singapore where I like to browse at FOS (Factory Outlet Store) for clothes. There are some good branded buys at sometimes as low as a quarter of … Continue reading

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