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Restaurant Star Chef Kitchen, Gelang Patah, Johor, Malaysia

By on May 22, 2015 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Restaurant Star Chef Kitchen, Gelang Patah, Johor, Malaysia

Restaurant Star Chef Kitchen was an interesting little find as I had driven past it numerous times and it had never occurred to me to stop until this evening. The place is one of those typical corner Chinese restaurants that you tend to find in Malaysia, that is, it was open on two sides to […]

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Kota Johor Lama Museum, Kampung Johor Lama, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia

By on May 16, 2015 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Kota Johor Lama Museum, Kampung Johor Lama, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia

Kota Johor Lama Museum was an odd little find and something that I was not expecting on my drive around east of Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The museum is free to enter, and contains the remains of the Old Johor Fort, as well as displays describing local history and culture. The fort was built in 1540 […]

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Jade Garden Seafood Corner, 54 Jalan Kerisi Sungai Rengit (Kampong pengerang), 81620 Pengerang, Johor, Malaysia

By on May 16, 2015 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Jade Garden Seafood Corner, 54 Jalan Kerisi Sungai Rengit (Kampong pengerang), 81620 Pengerang, Johor, Malaysia

After my drive south I had no option but return by the route I came, and as it was lunchtime (late lunchtime), I decided to stop for food at the Jade Garden Seafood Corner, Pengerang. The Jade Garden Seafood Corner in an odd sort of a restaurant, in fact, I think it was a hotel […]

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Drive south from Desaru Beach, Johor, Malaysia

By on May 16, 2015 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Drive south from Desaru Beach, Johor, Malaysia

From Desaru Beach I decided to drive south and explore the peninsula east of Johor Bahru. The map I had found (see below) looked quite promising, but in truth, there was not a lot to see, or do. The region is currently undergoing a massive rebuild and there were lots of areas under construction. However, […]

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Desaru Beach, Bandar Penawar, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia

By on May 16, 2015 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Desaru Beach, Bandar Penawar, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia

Decided to go back and revisit Desaru Beach, which is about 90 minutes drive from where I am currently living in Malaysia. The beach is almost due east of Johor Bahru and the drive to it is along a pretty fast straight bit of road (toll). The beach represents the closest sandy beach to JB […]

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Tian Lai Seafood Garden 天来海鲜园, Seafood Restaurant and Chinese Restaurant 158 Jalan Leong Bee, 81550 Gelang Patah, Johor, Malaysia

By on May 8, 2015 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Tian Lai Seafood Garden 天来海鲜园, Seafood Restaurant and Chinese Restaurant 158 Jalan Leong Bee, 81550 Gelang Patah, Johor, Malaysia

Tian Lai Seafood Garden 天来海鲜园 is located in Gelang Patah, and is a typical Malaysian Chinese Restaurant offering excellent cheap seafood dishes. Not a great photo of it from the street, not helped by the lights on the sign being out. But don’t let that put you off. Interior of Tian Lai Seafood Garden. Great […]

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W. W. Laksa House, 6A& 36A1, Jalan Kolam Air (Taman Water Works), 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

By on May 2, 2015 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
W. W. Laksa House, 6A& 36A1, Jalan Kolam Air (Taman Water Works), 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

W.W. Laksa House 水塘路辣沙 is a Malaysian Restaurant and Coffee Shop located at 6A& 36A1, Jalan Kolam Air (Taman Water Works), 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. If you are interested (and you most probably aren’t, and this may put you off), but the W.W. stands for Water Works… The place, as the name suggests, really […]

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Piedra Negra Mexican Restaurant, 107 Jalan NB2 2/2, 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor

By on May 1, 2015 in Malaysia with 2 Comments
Piedra Negra Mexican Restaurant, 107 Jalan NB2 2/2, 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor

Piedra Negra Mexican Restaurant Iskandar Johor is not the sort of thing I would expect to come across in Malaysia… A Mexican restaurant. Seems odd, I know. Mexican in Asia, but it is there, and the food is pretty good. Plus, on Friday and Saturday nights there is usually some entertainment on. The place has […]

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Bestmart, Taman Nusa Bestari 2 (No. 3 Jalan Danga), 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor

By on April 25, 2015 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Bestmart, Taman Nusa Bestari 2 (No. 3 Jalan Danga), 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor

Bestmart is a little gem of a find and rumour has it that it won’t be around much longer. Bestmart is a fairly typical Malaysian covered market in that sells pretty much everything – food, clothes, dodgy DVDs, electrical goods etc. etc. Blog Post Bonus: Download a PDF version of this blog post to read […]

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Monsta Cafe, Taman Nusa Bestari (157, Jalan Bestari 1/5), 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor

By on April 19, 2015 in Malaysia with 0 Comments
Monsta Cafe, Taman Nusa Bestari (157, Jalan Bestari 1/5), 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor

Monsta Cafe, which is located at Taman Nusa Bestari (157, Jalan Bestari 1/5), 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor, is an interesting place to stop for a coffee and a snack… And they doing a cracking iced coffee. They roast and grind their own coffee and produce an interesting range of food. FourSquare: Monsta Cafe, Taman Nusa […]

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