Have you ever been to an upside-down house, where you get to stand on the ceiling and have the chairs up above your head? There is one upside-down house here in Tamparuli, Sabah, called Rumah Terbalik Borneo. Continue reading
Over the past few years, DSLR camera popularity has been taken aback by the mass production of high quality digital compact camera such as such Sony NEX-7, Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5, Nikon Coolpix P7700 and Fuji X100S. While photographers like me appreciate the quality of the end product by the DSLR, travelling around with a bulky and heavy camera seems to be impractical, especially when we are only focusing on portraits and close-up photos. Unless, I’m joining the Nat-Geo team, I don’t see the need for carrying expensive DSLR with long lens in the near future. Thus, the digital compact camera represents good investment and on top of that, delivering good quality. Continue reading
I received an interesting and rather alarming report from the Environmental Working Group few days ago. It’s about the antibiotic-resistant bacteria or superbugs contaminating the meat of livestock injected with an excessive (and unnecessary) amount of antibiotics.
The report reminded me of an article in the Readers’ Digest that I read many years ago about deadly superbugs which are said to be a public health threat that is second only to HIV.
Are you thinking of buying a car or a house but too busy to drive to all the many banks in town and suffer the traffic jams just to get their quotations? Suffer no more. I suggest you remain in front of your computer, iPad, etc and visit iMoney.my and you’ll still be able to get the various details that you need. At iMoney.my, you will find cool tools that could definitely save you time, sweat and money – in Bahasa Malaysia and English. Continue reading
As we coffee addicts know: you can get attached to your favorite drink and favorite coffee shop. Luckily for Starbucks lovers, the company has grown into the largest coffeehouse company in the world with roughly 18,000 stores worldwide and is currently located in over 62 countries with plans for greater expansion. You can travel and never be far from your daily Caramel Frappucino. While the company still maintains its Seattle roots, Starbucks is taking notes of regional customs and preferences. Check out these unique locations and items not offered at your local Starbucks! Continue reading
Rafael Nadal has won his EIGHTH French Open titles with a 6-3 6-2 6-3 victory over David Ferrer at Roland Garros today. With that the ‘King Of Clay’ became the first man to win a Grand Slam title on EIGHT occasions. His seven French Open titles in 2005-08 and 2010-12 already are the most in history. The only other men in the last 80 years to win seven trophies at any Grand Slam tournament are Roger Federer and Pete Sampras, who both achieved that total at Wimbledon. Continue reading
I was at Tuaran today. After Friday Prayer at Masjid an-Nur Tuaran, I immediately headed to Rumah Terbalik at Tamparuli to experience an incredible fine dining experience at the Mango Restaurant. The dishes consisted of delicious borneo cuisine and local favourites which I will post here in a few days’ time. Continue reading