Category Archives: JOHOR BAHRU

[TRAVEL GUIDE] Travel Guide to Desaru Coast From Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal

Desaru Coast is curated as a new integrated destination resort in Malaysia with a portfolio of globally renowned hotels and resorts, namely Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast, The Westin Desaru Coast Resort, Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, as well as One & Only Desaru Coast. Desaru Coast is also home to Adventure Waterpark-one of the world’s biggest waterparks, Desaru Coast Conference Centre, The Els Club Desaru Coast, Ocean Course and Valley Course, and Desaru Coast Riverside. Continue reading [TRAVEL GUIDE] Travel Guide to Desaru Coast From Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to Desaru Coast Ferry Terminal

[M’sia Eats] Jade Garden Seafood Restaurant 翡翠园海鲜酒家 at Sungai Rengit, Pengerang | Johor

If you are planning for Desaru trip, do drive another 30 minutes to Sungai Rengit for live lobsters and seafood feast. Since we were heading to Desaru, we decided to visit Jade Garden Seafood Restaurant for lunch before check-in to Westin Desaru Coast. The restaurant has moved to a bigger space with air-conditioned now. They also cater outdoor dining space with seascape view as well. It has been years since I last visit Sungai Rengit. I also noticed that there are so many seafood restaurants to choose from now.

We were here around 1 plus and we noticed that they even have Muslim customers too. So, the restaurant serves no pork, no lard and it is muslim-friendly. This is good that everyone gets a taste of fresh seafood dishes here. Continue reading [M’sia Eats] Jade Garden Seafood Restaurant 翡翠园海鲜酒家 at Sungai Rengit, Pengerang | Johor

[M’SIA TRAVELS]Hotels & Resorts To Stay in Desaru Johor | Malaysia

As travel borders are now open, everyone is starting travel plans. We can now cross the causeway weekly just like pre-covid times. Desaru has been one of the popular choices among locals and Singaporean for weekend trips. It has been more than 2 years since my last visit to Desaru and the place has been developed with more hotel options and outdoor activities.
Desaru Coast is curated as a new integrated destination resort in Malaysia with a portfolio of globally renowned hotels and resorts, namely Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast, The Westin Desaru Coast Resort, Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, as well as One & Only Desaru Coast. Desaru Coast is also home to Adventure Waterpark-one of the world’s biggest waterparks, Desaru Coast Conference Centre, The Els Club Desaru Coast, Ocean Course and Valley Course, and Desaru Coast Riverside. Continue reading [M’SIA TRAVELS]Hotels & Resorts To Stay in Desaru Johor | Malaysia

[JB EATS] 大豐麵粉粿 大丰面粉糕 Kedai Makanan Mee Hoon Kueh – Taman Molek

Finally, the border is open and we can cross over the causeway without much protocol now. During my recent trip to Johor Bahru, I decided to revisit this old school mee hoon kueh shop at Taman Molek for lunch. 大豐麵粉粿 aka Kedai Makanan Mee Hoon Kueh established in 1986 as a pushcart stall in Taman Sentosa. It has then opened their permanent shop here in Taman Molek. As you can see from the signboard itself, it is quite a story to tell. Continue reading [JB EATS] 大豐麵粉粿 大丰面粉糕 Kedai Makanan Mee Hoon Kueh – Taman Molek

[JB EATS] Kedai Makanan Nasi Ayam Kee Chup- Nostalgia Spot for Halal Chicken Rice Near CIQ

“Nasi Ayam” is a Malay term and it refers to Chicken Rice, is a staple food for both Malaysia and Singapore. This dish is well-received by everyone and we have the Malay and Chinese version. And here I am at Nasi Ayam Kee Chup, the latest halal chicken rice spot in Johor Bahru. This place is already in operation for 3 months and it is known for their nostalgic space and of course their kee chup chicken rice. Continue reading [JB EATS] Kedai Makanan Nasi Ayam Kee Chup- Nostalgia Spot for Halal Chicken Rice Near CIQ

[JB EATS] Kedai Bak Kut Teh Hin Hock ( 兴福肉骨茶 ) At Tampoi | Johor Bahru

Bak Kut Teh has always been my all time favourite and I shared an article about the bak kut te h places in Johor Bahru before. I am including Kedai Bak Kut Te h Hin Hock in the list as well. It has been years since I last visit this eatery place. This time round I brought my foodie friends to check out the place. Continue reading [JB EATS] Kedai Bak Kut Teh Hin Hock ( 兴福肉骨茶 ) At Tampoi | Johor Bahru

[JB EATS] Restoran Jing Seng ( 金城小食馆 ) – Famous Curry Pork Ribs And Local Zi Char in Johor Bahru

We visited Restoran Jing Seng for dinner over the long weekend. The local restaurant is located at Taman Desa Tebrau along a row of shop houses. The restaurant is known for its zi char dishes and one of their signature dishes is the curry pork ribs. We arrived around 6plus and the restaurant is already full house. Continue reading [JB EATS] Restoran Jing Seng ( 金城小食馆 ) – Famous Curry Pork Ribs And Local Zi Char in Johor Bahru

[JB EATS] Restoran Ming Xuan –Hakka Lei Cha ( Thunder Tea Rice) in Kulai | Johor

Restoran Ming Xuan located at Kulai, Johor is known by the locals as one of the best selling Hakka Lei Cha in town. Leii Cha is also known as Thunder Tea Rice or “Lui Cha” (河婆客家擂茶). This dish is a traditional Hakka Food. It is a bowl contains of rice, fresh vegetables, tofu and nuts along with a flavourful green soup. My dad recommended us here for a quick lunch before we back to settle private matters. Continue reading [JB EATS] Restoran Ming Xuan –Hakka Lei Cha ( Thunder Tea Rice) in Kulai | Johor

[JB EATS] Kim Lian Kee Restaurant 金莲记福建面美食馆 is Now in Mid Valley Southkey Johor Bahru

Kim Lian Kee Restaurant ( 金莲记福建面美食馆 ) located at in Petaling Street Market has over 100 years old. It is known as one of the best hokkien mee joints in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by the locals. The brand itself has finally opened a branch here in Mid Valley Southkey Johor Bahru recently. Continue reading [JB EATS] Kim Lian Kee Restaurant 金莲记福建面美食馆 is Now in Mid Valley Southkey Johor Bahru

[JB TRAVEL GUIDE] How To Go To Mid Valley South Key Johor Bahru Mall From Singapore By Public Transport

*Updated May 2022*
More and more shopping malls are opening in Johor Bahru. Mid Valley Southkey Mall is one of the new shopping and dining destination in Johor Bahru. It is the state’s largest integrated shopping mall that comprises of retail, leisure, office and residences. The mall is said to open on 23 April and currently offering FREE parking services as of now. Continue reading [JB TRAVEL GUIDE] How To Go To Mid Valley South Key Johor Bahru Mall From Singapore By Public Transport