Langkawi trip 5 days 4 nights (November 2022)

Posted by vivien | Others | Saturday 10 December 2022 9:52 am
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May Star car rental
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Toyoto Vios price is RM280-RM300, I think this price is meant for foreigner, we got pricing of RM80/day, we paid total RM350 for 4 full days + 5 hours. They charge on 24hr basis, so u can tell them you are not rental for 5 full days
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important to bring your own phone mount, lesson learnt from previous trip that I had to hold the phone for hubs
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first stop to Fat Frog, quite near to airport
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nice view
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love the berry yogurt smoothie, very yum
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quiche is nice but portion is quite tiny, the salad is very nice sourish with crunch from sunflower and pumpkin seed
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my risotto is very nice, homey and delicious
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our first 2 nights in Westin hotel
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no much of a view from our hotel which is among the lower price, ~800 per night, but we got buy 1 free 1 with Marriot club
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pistureque view from Breeze lounge
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Pizza Hills, near to Kuah Town(open 4pm-10pm), very hard to find with no signage, we made 2 wrong turns in the narrow hill road with steep “cliff”. I think we might try park at foot of hill and walk up as driving up there is quite scary, one wrong move and your car could fall to side “cliff” of the road
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very tiny restaurant, must call ahead to make reservation. No menu and what pizza you get is depended on what they churn out, thankfully both pizza flour suits me and I got my favourite mushroom
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very nice pizza with savoury ricotta + etc cheese with natural honey
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mushroom pizza
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breakfast in westin
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Ice cream
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fish porridge is very yummy
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my first plate
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beach in Westin hotel, nice view, but the water is not so clear, Cenang side and north side(Sandy Skull beach) are much clearer
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we found a really secluded pool in Westin, just next to their spa, at the far end of the beach. Westin & St Regis is actually connected, you can walk from Westin beach to St Regis side of beach
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we soaked in this pool for good hour with just 2 of us
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Westin recreation centre, nothing much there, their sauna is separate by gender, so we didnt go in
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RAMS Home Decor(in Kuah, open 9:30am-9pm) is a great discovery from this trip, most of their Choc is cheaper than others(Teow Soon Fatt, Billions, shops in Cenang etc)
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Guan Thong in Kuah(9:30am-6:30pm, closed on Friday), sells ikan bilis
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Coco Bistro(open 6pm, closed on Wednesday), a bit further up from Cenang area
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again, another restaurant which is better if you call ahead to book it, cos seat is limited
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their Sunday roast is popular and need advanced reservation
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only 5 tables with additional tables near the beach that are not covered, will be tricky to get a table when it rains
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best place to view sunset
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my yummy oven roasted with, generous portion of their piping hot yummy mash

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yummy homey Irish stew
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tables next to beach
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best sunset dinner
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very yummy food in coco’s bistro
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trying out Kak Yah in Kuah(opens 3pm-2am), same row as Wonderland, the place is very clean, can revisit next time
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kampung fried rice from Kak Yah, packed a spicy punch, very nice and cost only RM6
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San Restaurant in Kuah (open 7:30am till 5pm), their wantan mee is not nice(I guess most KL stall with taste better than this), kuey tiaw pork noodle soup tasted so so
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our last 2 night in Cenang Plaza Beach hotel, this is among the newer and more modern looking hotel in Cenang area, about RM210 per night for king bed seaview room, with nice balcony(for us to dry our cloths and tapao and eat in balcony), will stay in this hotel again, only downside is their wifi is very slow at night. This hotel is under same management as Cenang mall which is just opposite, they will give you a season parking card to park behind cenang mall
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basic but clean and their shower head brand is Grohe!
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seaview is more like treeview, we are at top floor of the hotel(3rd floor) but tree is blocking seaview, nonetheless can feel the wind
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Warung Kita closed for 2 weeks
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German Food Corner restaurant in food court of Oriental Village(cable car area) open 10am-6pm, yummy, big portion, must visit
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Temurun waterfall which is quite far from Cenang, can see the falls from parking area
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very nice waterfall but some of the trail don’t have handrails, and very dangerous if you slip
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nice airy open falls area
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next stop to Sandy Skull beach which is very nearby to Temurun
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beach with very fine sand, and water is super clear, will want to revisit again and soak in it
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super clear water
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Bamboo Cenang restaurant, so so restaurant, fish is fresh, price reasonable, our clear tom yam soup could be better
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sunset
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not bad, just tomyam can be better
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walk on Cenang beach after our meal
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breakfast in Cenang Bunga, nasi lemak is tasty, roti canai not bad as well(dhal gravy is nice but roti a bit doughy thick, not thin enough)
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next time can try this Bella restaurant breakfast, just few shops away from Cenang Bunga
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after breakfast, we depart from Cenang to Durian Perangin waterfall, quite far away but road is less windy, passed by roti canai Otai otw
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walking up, they have handrails all the way to the top
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I prefer Temurun cos there are quite many trees here around trail, I scare suddenly some snake etc, and I think there was a tiny snake on the handrail on the way down, so scary, and we were the only one on the top part of the falls, again some unknown snake or body parts coming out from water, wild imagination. But if you like the whole waterfall to yourself, this is definitely the one
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going back home

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Paretto seaview restaurant looks not bad
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Sufra a North Indian restaurant, their aloo paratha (served with small tub of yogurt) is very nice. I tried their chickpea Channa marsala is quite nice as well
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here we tapao PutoMayo’s seafood fried rice and Sufra aloo paratha, chapatti & chickpea curry, then dined in our seaview(treeview) balcony. The seafood(squid & prawn) in fried rice from Putomayo is not fresh, but Sufra’s one is really tasty
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My French Factory(open noon-11pm) serving crepe
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fresh lemon juice
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must try yummy french crepe with lots of cheezy taste
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Buffet in Aloft hotel in Pantai Tengah, near Chenang
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my first plate
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plaza premium in langkawi airport
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aglio olio, nice & spicy
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tomyam meehoon
Below some places to buy Choc and alcohol
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above is supermarket below Teo Soon Fatt for 1L
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above also from Supermarket in TSF
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Below few items from Teow Soon Fatt
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above items from TSF, only the alcoholic Choc is cheaper, the rest of items can get cheaper in RAMS Home Decor in Kuah Town, the branch is Cenang don’t sell choc
Below 2 items from billion supermarket, the Choc seems just average price, alcohol here is expensive as well
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above RM270 is Billion, can get this for RM228 in Cenang Mall
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can get this rum cheaper in Cenang Mall as well. Below few items from RAMS Home Decor in Kuah Town, a MUST GO for Choc, cos most of their Choc is cheaper than others, really good price here
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below is how RAMS look like inside, one side is Choc, the other side is houseware
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below from shop next to Cenang Underwater world, overall is cheaper than Kuah Billion& TSF, but none of the chocolate in underwaterworld is cheap.

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below is from Cenang Mall

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below is G Mart in Chenang where we found our favourite Rum Raisin Ritter’s sport and sold for less than RM6
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below our chocolate loots, not as much as I imagined considering amount of shop we went. Overall, recommend to go RAMS Home Decor in Kuah for cheapest Choc, and if you want to compare price with another shop, can visit Teo Soon Fatt in Kuah as well. We would go G Mart cenang as well just to get our favourite Rum Raisin choc
For alcohol, just go to few shop in Chenang to compare price or see the different variety each shop carry(try these 3 shops which offer good price: Chenang Mall, Warisan and shop next to Underwater world), alcohol in Kuah(TSF & Billions) is more expensive. I buy them mainly for cooking(red,white wine, vodka can be used for spaghetti Bolognese) and baking(rum, bourbon, cognac, bourbon)
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some other place we went:

Salihah kuah, roti canai, kuah of roti is not dhal and not nice, nasi lemak sold out before 8:30, the hygiene of the place looks a bit dirty

some place we didn’t managed to go:

  1. Lunch: Red Tomato9am-5pm, farmer choice breakfast, pasta.

2. Nam restaurant 11am-11pm ginger pineapple drink, briyani, Ice cream cake, pear ginger cake.

3. Kedai makanan Asiah, morning nasi lemak

4. Mimiakashah, 8am-3pm except Sat

5. Roti canai otai,7:30-noon Fri/sat/sun.

6. Gallo nero, 6:30-10; 12:30-3:30pm sat/sun, petit gateau, Choc flan,panna Cotta, potato, lamb shank, Angus steak

7. Warung kita langkawi 6:30am-2pm breakfast nasi lemak, nasi dagang.

8. Halim GP seafood 5pm onwards 5pm onwards except Wed: curry senangin, goreng cendawan/sotong

9. Crab farmNoon-8pm except thurs

10. Cable car 9:30-7pm

11. Night market air hangat Friday.

12. Weng Fung Chinese restaurant.

13. Laksa kaw ikan sekoq, red banner, closed on Wed, noon – 7pm.

14. pulau payar taman Marin snorkelling >RM280(Thurs/sat). Ask how long you able to snorkel, they are some complains of long wait due to island crowd control policy.

15. Kuah Wed pasar Malam, in front baron hotel or near beras terbakar 5:30 – 10pm

We took 8:30pm flight, reached home 11pm+, next time better to take a slightly back


 

Online grocery shopping during MCO

Posted by vivien | Others | Saturday 4 April 2020 8:08 pm
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During MCO, i did quite a few online grocery/food shopping, below are my thoughts on them

  1. Mydin: Difficult to get delivery slot, need to keep on checking their site. Cons: Can’t amend shopping list before delivery date, you have to cancel and re-checkout, but then risk losing your original delivery slot. Refund amount will go to e-credit, long time to get e-credit, haven’t receive it although it is more than 2 week now. Encounter delivery delayed till next day for both my deliveries, thus not ordering from them now, until they refund me back e-credit.
  2. Tesco: Slightly easier to get delivery slot (as they release the slot 3 weeks at at a time unlike Mydin is only 1 week at a time), however still need to keep on checking their site. Pro: shopping list can be amended up till 11pm before day of delivery. Generally won’t delay delivery till next time, only encounter 1 delivery delayed till next day.
  3. HappyFresh: Same as Mydin, very difficult to get delivery slot, need to keep on checking their site. Also, shopping list can’t be amended. So far no delayed till next day issue. Not bad, can try, but it is really difficult to get delivery slot.
  4. BakeWithYen: Delivery is very fast. Order same day, delivery on same day. Must try! Good to buy bread flour, yeast, butter, chickpeas, raisin etc. Time to brush up your bread baking skills if you always run out of bread.
  5. KampungChicken: I use my apartment’s community Facebook Group to find contacts to chicken seller in morning market. And also i actually whatsapp business/kopitiam around morning market (contacts found from googlemap). During MCO, i can find fresh kampung chicken delivery service selling for RM18/kg (Kepong) & RM17/kg (Puchong). Some is free delivery, whereas some require you to arrange your own grab delivery. Some of these chicken seller sells pork etc as well.
  6. Grab Delivery (GD): Found a vege shop’s hp contact near by place (via Google Map/Google Street View whereby the shop’s next door has handphone number listed in Google, and this person gave me the vege seller hp)… This vege seller don’t do delivery, but ok if i arrange Grab Delivery myself. Grab delivery is very convenient, you can arrange a car/bike to deliver from a shop to your house, provided the shop owner ok to pack everything and hand it to the grab delivery person. Do try to arrange delivery before 11am or 2pm-6pm, as they is surchange from 11-2pm and 6pm onwards. I ordered GD once around lunch time, though it was listed as RM10, i was charged RM15 in the end ūüôĀ due to peak time surcharge.
  7. Lazada/Shopee: We ordered some ikan bilis, nuts etc. Cons is the delivery time is not guarantee or predictable, they may say it is 2-5 days, and end up delivering on the 5th day with many items not avail (especially fresh vege/fruits which is hard to sourced at this time)
  8. Other shops via Facebook group: We bought a chicken at RM26/kg! from a shop specialising in frozen seafood. So expensive, and also bought some onion etc from them, with the onion is half rotten, regular potato (not Russett) being charged premium price… I think it is best to buy chicken from chicken seller, and vege from vege seller/supermarket, and not some shops specialising in frozen food…
  9. Tanjong Karang Bagan Pasir seafood: live auction in Facebook, price looks reasonable, but have to buy in bulk, like 3 or 4 kg of same type of fish etc.
  10. Cakes: Celebrating birthday during MCO, i would recommend getting tart / cakes from Delectable by Su. Free delivery during MCO when you checkout using code: DONTPANICEATCAKE Such a deal not to be missed, we had their strawberry tart & lemon meringue tart.
  11. AgroBazaar: Site is difficult to “Search”/navigate, we bought their Kombo Sayur 1 (RM30), however you need to pay RM10 to the delivery guy. Delivery is fast: 1to2 days. The combo is huge, i think we contributed to the shortage of vege. it contains below, as you can imagine, what are we going to do with 1kg of red chilli
KUBIS1.2kg-1.3kgRM3.00
TOMATO1 kgRM3.30
CILI MERAH1 kgRM9.00
BAWANG BESAR1kgRM6.20
LABU MANIS1 biji (1 – 1.1 kg)RM1.20
LOBAK MERAH1 kgRM2.50
KENTANG1 kgRM2.50
HALIA TUA500 gmRM3.20

 

Ah Fatt restaurant, Raub

Posted by vivien | Others | Saturday 7 September 2019 6:42 am
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Fatt Kee is 1 of the 2 chinese restaurant in Raub, famous among the locals for celebration/wedding dinner, this meal was a treat from my brother. Yummy food, other than the chicken salad, which i am not found of, it is a cold dish with gelatinized chicken, and covered in thousand island sauce.

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This is Sultan fish, nice without any muddy or fishy smell

Address: Ah Fatt

No. 12, Jalan Tun Razak, 27600 Raub, Pahang

Telephone: 09-355 1669

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Penang (2 nights) and Langkawi (4 nights) trip, Nov 2018

Posted by vivien | Others | Saturday 6 April 2019 12:35 pm
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Hubby & I had a wonderful trip to Penang + Langkawi on Nov 2018. We spent 2 nights in Penang, and 4 nights in Langkawi. Took Aeroline from Corus Hotel, KL to Penang (surprisingly very enjoyable bus ride with free blanket, water, plenty of leg space as we are on the first row!, free meal). The bus ride cost only RM60, go try Aeroline.

We spent 2 nights in penang, then took a really short flight from Penang to Langkawi (where we spent 4 nights), the plane ride is really short, the plane ascends, then descends straight away :). Penang_Langkawi_2

Our hotel in Langkawi – M Hotel. We had been to this hotel before, and it is still clean, and cheap.

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Char Kuey Tiaw in Ying Her kopitiam, walking distance away from M hotel

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Tasty enough to eat ūüėõ Wish the portion is bigger though

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Apom Guan

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I think i over order, i think i order 40 pieces or more, something like 25 or 30 pieces for me, 15 for hubs. Too much till it spoil my appetite for few days after that :\

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Kek Seng kopitiam, love their durian ice cream and soft jiggly jelly, as for the ais kacang, so so.

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Must go Presgrave Hokkien Mee (similar to KL’s HarMee), must visit! Very flavorful and tasty

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Wanted to go Chulia Street (Mother and Son Wanton Mee) and Kimberley Street (for 4-fruit drink), but both of them closed on Mondays! End up in Gurney drive for above. Apparently the stalls there are quite territorial, and if you sit in certain place, you should order the drink only from that area.

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Our weight ūüėõ quite heavy

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Still in penang here. The next morning (Tuesday morning), we wanted to eat something else (i think wanton mee in New Lane or something), but not open, so we ended up eating roti canai etc in lorong susu which is a pleasant surprise, food are quite nice here, and unique, the roti canai comes with pickle onion.

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Eating hokkien food in Hock Chuan Heong Restaurant before our flight to langkawi. We arrived quite early, before they open for business, recommend to reach here at 12noon and not earlier. The seats fill up quite early when they open around 12noon/12:30pm.

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Or chien is satisfying enough

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Like this Bak Kie (pork soup) though i will still pick out the celery leaves

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Once landed in Langkawi, we rent a car from a area with 10 over car rental agents. I think the pricing should be around the same (if they see you are local), we rented a Honda City for RM80/day from Indra Travel & Tours (The price is calculated on a 24-hour basis. So we rent the car from Tuesday afternoon, and return it on Saturday afternoon is considered 4 days’ rental, total RM320 (additional RM50 deposit is needed, just return it with petrol indicator around the same level, and you can get the deposit back)

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We stayed in Labu Labi for 2 nights. It is a sea side single storey chalet/room located on the north end of langkawi, a bit too far from kuah town actually. We actually did not spend much time here (as we have to drive 30 minutes or more to where most things are Рfood/shopping) , so it is kind of wasted renting this place, RM290-RM300/per night. You can either rent through Agoda or with them directly: https://www.labulabiresidence.com/. You get 5% off if you rent directly from them, but the cancellation/refund is really strict.

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There is a night market in Ayer Hangat (1.5km) away but we did not manage to go there.

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very spacious

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If the window comes with grill, i would have open the window during night time and it would be nice to sleep with sea breeze, but there is no grill there, so it is kinda of wasted to stay here only to sleep in aircon room.

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view towards to backdoor, there are 2 doors (front & back) into the room

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The beach is really just few steps away from our room

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There are around 11 chalet like ours

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Beach

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Walking next door is a really delicious fish and chips shop called Scarborough fish & chips

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Nice view, and very breezy and it is about to rain

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yum, my favourite, fish and chips.

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Next day, we went to fancy breakfast ūüėÄ in St Regis which cost RM170 per pax

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There is also food you can order ala-carte, unlimited, too little stomach space though, and my stomach is still affected by too much apom the previous day (in Penang)

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more ala-carte

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more ala-carte…

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ala-carte…

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they are some unique jam like papaya jam, tangerine confiture etc…

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pastries

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butter balls (salted & unsalted)

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cold dishes (salmon, tuna, salad etc)

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hummus etc

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cheeses, yummy!

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porridge

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yogurt

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nasi lemak

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should have tried the dish in the middle, i think it is buttered spinach or something

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mango lassi, smoothies, full cream milk, chocolate milk, soymilk

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dried fruits and nuts

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yogurt

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ala-carte, looks yummy eh, it is good… Egg Benedict with hollandaise sauce which taste and smell so buttery

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This is really good as well, cheesy scramble egg toast, the egg taste divine

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juices, unlimited

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yum, cheeses

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tomyam is quite nice, surprisingly

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porridge

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pastries and their jams

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more to munch, they got macadamias!

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munching continue although i am stuffed

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walking around St Regis Langkawi compound

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Sunset Cruise by Tropical Charters

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Nice experience, never been on sunset cruise before

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inclusive of a meal, yummy!

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Buffet spread on the boat, there are more dishes inside

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They barbequed satay on board. You can see a metal BBQ rack hanging off the metal bar of the boat.

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In Labu Labi, where we stay for 2 nights

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island in a distance.

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water here is not exactly very clear, but quite clean

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From beach, looking towards labu labi chalets

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It is really just situated next to the beach.

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Breakfast is provided, simple things like bread, onion omelette, tomyam meehoon, banana, and surprisingly very yummy and satisfying because the food are prepared fresh and in small batches (they replenish when the food are finishing), thus piping hot when served.

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tomyam meehoon

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Langkawi cable car!

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going uphill

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Penang_Langkawi_75 Really windy, and quite chilly here, though sunny.

Penang_Langkawi_76 Nice view, Langkawi cable car is a must visit, would like to revisit <3

Penang_Langkawi_77 Really scary walking on the bridge, as it is so high up and swing slightly, it is really windy here as well.

Penang_Langkawi_78 Last 2 nights in Langkawi: we stayed in Andaman Resort

Penang_Langkawi_79 hotel room

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nice place to stay, and this resort is the lower end (price wise) of the high end resorts in Langkawi. Will like to try double kayak or single kayak one day.

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Penang_Langkawi_84 All the above for RM66, to much food for 2 pax, can skip the clam (taste ok only), and maybe try other fish next time

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Penang_Langkawi_85 Hotel breakfast <3

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Penang_Langkawi_89 like this station where we can make our own fresh juice, yum!! Apple + beetroot + lemon is nice

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Penang_Langkawi_96 more bread

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yumm, i love rice and eggs, and potatoes

Penang_Langkawi_98 the banana cake taste quite nice, though it look plain

Penang_Langkawi_99 porridge

Penang_Langkawi_100 fruits

Penang_Langkawi_101 beach <3

Penang_Langkawi_102 under the shade, took a nap here <3 Want to come here again~~

Penang_Langkawi_103 Our stay comes with RM100 dining voucher, so we went to their award-winning restaurant, called Jala.

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Sort of expensive, fine- dining-feel restaurant, but the food are quite big portion, and we are filled nicely.

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yummy freshly baked bread. According to the server, it is best to come here early as their bread get hard as the night goes by. Above are olive/cream cheese, hummos and bell pepper dip. Yum! we asked for bread refill.

Penang_Langkawi_107 My red mullet dish, RM115

Penang_Langkawi_108 His slow cooked seabass, RM105

Penang_Langkawi_109¬†view from our table, the water here is very clean, cleaner than Labu Labi chalet. The beach is facing Thailand…

Penang_Langkawi_110 This is a must order dessert in Jala, Chocolate & Banana RM55, really good, especially the chocolate bar, just enough sweetness top with layer of saltish chocolate. Could be the best chocolate dessert i ever had

Penang_Langkawi_111 Map for Andaman Resort

Penang_Langkawi_112 view from our table again.

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A random meal of laksa on the way to airport, which is tasty! before we drop off our car to the car rental people (located in the airport) & board our place back to KL

Penang_Langkawi_114 Breakdown of cost for this wonderful trip:

Penang M hotel (2 nights) 220
Langkawi labu labi (2 nights) booked from their website for 5% off 551
Langkawi Andaman (1 night resident package, with breakfast and free RM100 dining credit) 880
Langkawi Andaman (1 night, without breakfast) 688
Langkawi Andaman dinner (Jala restaurant) 225
Aeroline (KL -> Penang) 120
AirAsia (Penang -> Langkawi) 180
MAS (redeem points, only airport tax, Langkawi -> KL) 45
St Regis breakfast (2 pax walk-in) 340
Scarborough fish & chips (Langkawi) 72
car rental (4 days in Langkawi) 320
petrol 50
skycab (2 pax) 70
crystal yacht sunset cruise (2 pax, bought from Fave) 462
Chocolate 300
Taxi (KL airport to home) 75
Total 4598

Breakfast:
Four Seasons, Datai, Danna, St Regis

Places we were considering to stay: casa del mar, meritus, sunset beach resort, The Andaman Resort

Address: Jala Restaurant @ The Andaman Resort
The Andaman Resort, Jalan Teluk Datai, 070000, Langkawi, Kedah.
6 pm to 10:30 pm. Closed on Mondays.
604- 959 1088

Recommended / Must Go:
1. scrumptious yet affordable seafood at Medan Selera Nelayan Bukit Malut (located between Kuah and Pantai Cenang), open from 6pm onwards
2. Crystal Yacht: Mobile: +6012 408 7866 or +6012 440 7866 I Office: +604 955 6545, sunset cruise depart from Resort World’s Fun & Adventure centre, depart 5pm sharp, best to arrive meeting point 4:15pm (Crystal Yachts looks to be more popular than the other one called: Tropical Charters)
3. Cheap duty free (Teow Soon Huat Duty Free Sdn Bhd in Kuah & The Zon duty free shop in Cable Car area/Underwater Park). Do not go to Jetty’s (jetty from Kedah etc) duty free shop – and it is very expensive, very expensive in airport as well.

Useful infos:
Panorama Langkawi SkyCab (RM40), Wed-noon/9:30 Р7pm world’s steepest cable car rides. Walk over or get on the SkyGlide (RM10) inclined elevator towards the Langkawi Skybridge

Below are some on our itinerary but we didn’t manage to go
1. Smiling Buffalo Cafe
965, Kuala Cenang, 07000, Langkawi, Kedah.
8 am to 4 pm. Opens Daily.
6017- 364 3319

2. The Fat Frog
90, East Estate, Jalan Padang Matsirat, 07000, Langkawi, Kedah.
12 pm to 3 pm, 6 pm to 9:30 pm. Closed on Mondays.
604- 955 1153

3. Mardi Agro Technology Park (8.30 am. to 5.00 pm. except Friday)

4. Nasi Dagang Pak Malau, a hut located next to a paddy field which serves authentic Nasi Dagang. Some say this location already closed, and there have moved to Dataran Helang
Jalan Makam Mahsuri
Kampung Mawar
07000 Langkawi
Open: 8am ‚Äď 2pm (closed on Monday)


 

The Haven Resort, Perak

Posted by vivien | Others | Tuesday 14 August 2018 10:33 pm
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Trip to Ipoh in June 2017. Foh San for dimsum

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Our room, view to bathroom

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living room

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2nd room

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3rd room

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living room, viewing to our master bed room

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chicken feet, my fav

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the obligatory chicken rice in Ipoh

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Tong Sui Gai is not as good as i remembered

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ok la

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Visit to Michaelangelo Pizzeria

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Half and half is the way to go here, yummy pizza

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Indian area in Ipoh which has a few shops selling tidbits

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Back to KL, we stop at Restoran Soon Hock near Sungai Buloh for meal

170, Jalan D/A 6, Kampung Desa Aman, 47000 Sungai Buloh, Selangor

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Food are resonably priced and big portion


 

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