We all know that for an authentic dimsum experience, it should be all about selecting your favourites from piled-high baskets on trolleys and carts pushed around in the restaurant. At least that’s how dimsum was enjoyed back in my hometown. One of my favourite earliest childhood memories is going for “yum cha” in the wee hours of the morning, just after dawn and chasing after the dimsum carts for my favourite siew mais. King Siew Mai There are still some restaurants here that serve … [Read more...]
Archives for March 2014
Ah Boy Kwayteow T’ng, Penang
Have you heard about this stall? Apparently most of the locals in Penang want to keep this secret. In a recent trip up north to Penang, we were told to search for this place along Argyll Road. So the Sunday before we left the island, we dutifully drove along Argyll Road looking out for a push cart that reputedly serves one of the best Kwayteow T’ng on the island. As we took the turn-off from Penang Road and drove down Argyll Road (which is a one-way street), we couldn’t spot any cart. … [Read more...]
Hilton On The Park, Melbourne
The Hilton On The Park Melbourne is located in the heart of East Melbourne, the city’s main sports and entertainment district. It is easily accessible by tram (the tram stop is right across the hotel) and just about 8 minutes’ walk from the city’s CBD (Central Business District). Our ballooning experience with Global Balloons started off here as Hilton On The Park is the meeting point. Checking in was a breeze and in less than 5 minutes, we got our keys and were zooming up to our … [Read more...]
Osteoarthritis – how best to manage this condition?
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that affects our joints. It’s a chronic condition due to the breakdown of our joint cartilage. Cartilage is the substance surrounding the joints which cushions the ends of the bones and allows easy flexible movements of our joints. This degeneration is commonly associated with aging but other factors contributing to the loss of cartilage surrounding our joints can be hereditary, injury, repetitive use of joints, stressing of joints and obesity. It … [Read more...]
Do you have a Passion for the Travel and Hospitality industry?
Have you always wanted to be in the travel and hospitality industry? Well, if you have, do mark 21 March 2014 in your calendar now as Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Malaysia recently announced that it will be holding Starwood Careers Day across the country on that day! Starwood Careers Day 2014 encapsulates Starwood’s talent strategy. And what is that strategy all about? It’s all about going beyond talent attraction – they actually want to build meaningful long-term careers for talents … [Read more...]