Category Archives: Overseas

2016 Ultimate Guide to Cafe-hopping in Johor Bahru, JB

Since December holidays are just around the corner, I thought I shall come up with this café-hopping guide to JB and share some of the cafes in the JB landscape (old/new cafes) that you may or may not have came across. I often tell my friends that it is faster for me to go JB than to go town (assuming a smooth

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Wawa Chicken VS 22 Korea Fried Chicken Factory 韩国炸鸡工厂, Korean Fried Chicken craze hits Johor Bahru JB

Korean Fried Chicken Craze hits JB with the opening of two Korean Fried Chicken joints, giving us (Singaporeans) more reasons to cross the causeway to JB for a day trip over the weekends. Wawa Chicken Wawa Chicken is located within the JB City Square Shopping Centre trendy and hipster Inner City. It is more like a hole in the wall café

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Koone – Via Tokyo Lookalike Softserve at Johor Bahru JB

Koone, which can means ‘Cone’ or “kun” (aka sleep in Hokkien, which I always feel after a heavy meal), had opened their doors at JB last week! Situated 2 doors away from The Replacement and right beside TIP – The Icecream Project, it’s not easy to miss it. Painted in bright neon pink colour with a huge swinging door at

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Sangkaya – Nuts about Coconut Johor Bahru JB Checkpoint!

[Update 10 Jan 2016] Sangkaya’s latest outlet is NOW OPENED right next to JB checkpoint! Located just opposite of Koone! 14, Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru (Google Map) Opening Hours: 11am – 11pm daily.   [Original Post] Flashback to the JB trip last weekend and the Sangkaya’s newest outlet at Mount Austin was our 4th stop of the day. Imagine

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Pantai Restaurant – Affordable Comfort Food in Montigo Resorts

“Go Batam must eat seafood”, that’s what all my friends say. Nearer to the sea, probably fresher, more variety and cheaper too! Within Montigo Resorts, there were a few F&Bs and Pantai happened to be our favourite pick. More variety, cosy seaside resort ambience and wallet- friendly. The menu came in a thick booklet with appetisers, soup, seafood (lots and lots

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Coffee Signature – Sleek Black Container Cafe in Taman Sri Tebrau, Johor Bahru JB

Coffee Signature was the 8th Stop of our JB food trail and a short walk away from J.C. Café (7th stop) where we shared a mug of Devil Banana Chocolate Milkshake (RM 18.90 ~ SGD 6.30) and the sweetness is just right. This looked similar to the milkshake from The Benjamins but WHAT, at just a fraction of the price.

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Lis Gelato – Pretty Gelato with crispy cotton candy in picturesque Eco Spring Show Village, Johor Bahru JB

Lis Gelato was one out of the 10 stops we went during our non-stop eating Johor Bahru (JB) food trip yesterday in JB!  Located diagonally across the picture perfect Palladium Cafe, it is hard to miss this gelato café and almost impossible NOT to indulge in under the sweltering heat. Weather is 热到~~ Other than chocolate, oreo and matcha, gelato

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13 Places for Matcha Desserts in Hong Kong

You are my poison and my antidote I am a matchaholic that literally goes weak at anything and everything green and went up to Matcha Heaven while I was in Hong Kong for my short holiday. Doesn’t the bold green color of matcha makes desserts look pretty and gorgeous? Here’s 13 matcha-infused desserts I tried in Hong Kong in the

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Ink N Water – Cafe in Taman Pelangi Johor Bahru JB

Carrying on with the series of cafehopping in JB… Not to be mistaken with Black N Ink in Singapore, Ink N Water is a café in Pelangi, Johor Bahru, near to the location of Café Racer by Grill Bar. On the same day that we went to Hold Zhu Tea and Sweet Blossom Coffee Roasters, Ink N Water was our middle pit-stop where

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Hold住Tea – Container Cafe in Taman Pelangi Johor Bahru JB

“整个场面我要Hold住” was what came to my mind when we heard about the name of the cafe  –  Hold住Tea. [Update: 01/03/2016: Holdzhutea has been revamped to The Metallic Kitchen] Few weeks back on Polling Day, we braved the heavy jam to extend our cafe-hopping in Malaysia. Hold住Tea was our last pit-stop of the day after Sweet Blossom Coffee Roasters and Ink N Water that

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