How to Spend Your Weekend at CitySquare Mall in Johor Bahru, Malaysia?

It’s been quite some time ever since I crossed the border over to Johor Bahru (JB) for a short trip. And things have really changed over the years. The immigration queue at the checkpoint has gotten longer and there are now three Johor Bahru shopping malls which are minutes away from Malaysia’s checkpoint. A Good…

Hard Rock Hotel, Desaru Coast: The Loudest Hotel I’ve Ever Stayed In

Hard Rock Hotel, Desaru Coast During our media familiarisation trip (organised by Tourism Malaysia Board) to Desaru Coast, we stayed one night at Hard Rock Hotel, Desaru Coast. It is one of the 5-star resort hotels at this new precinct in Johor. This hotel started its operations only in September 2018. During our stay there…

Desaru Coast Gourmet Series: Rediscovering Malaysia with Michelin Chef Emmanuel Stroobant

Desaru Coast is an up-and-coming town in Johor, Malaysia which is a 2-hour drive from Singapore. The Johor state of government is developing Desaru Coast into a premium integrated destination resort. In fact, it is one of Malaysia’s most highly anticipated new tourism developments. At the moment, you can find globally-renowned resorts like the Hard…

Cafés Richard: Take Me to Paris!

Visiting Cafés Richard at Resorts World Genting is like taking a trip down memory lane of my trip to Paris. The top coffee roaster in France, Cafés Richard, has opened its world’s first cafe at SkyAvenue in Genting. From chic Parisien bistros and restaurants from Saint-Germain-des-Prés to Montmartre, this traditional French-style coffee roaster has now come…

Burger & Lobster @ SkyAvenue, Genting Highlands : Lobster-ly Good!

Genting Highlands will never be the same again going through a revamp with the new SkyAvenue which features some swanky restaurants, cafes and eateries. It will be a new food paradise for the foodies. During the weekend, we checked out UK-chain Burger & Lobster which has made their debut in Asia at Resort World Genting….

Why Genting Highlands Will Be The Next Popular Eco-Tourism Spot

If you think that Genting Highlands is just a getaway destination for casinos and theme parks, then you are about to be proven wrong. This highland is largely surrounded by forested areas and thank goodness, most of the areas were still left untouched. Resorts World Genting is also trying to preserve these forests by opening up…

Kluang Bat Town @ Johor : Kluang Coffee Powder Factory, Tong Huat Confectionery, Kluang Street Art

So this brings me to the second part of my trip to Kluang in Johor after visit Zenxin Organic Park during the day.  I spent the next 2 hours touring around this little quaint town with our guide. You can also sign up for a full-day Kluang tour which includes a visit to Zenxin Organic…