Some places I wish to mention about:

Putrajaya- truly scenic and beautiful

Putrajaya beautiful scenery

Putrajaya, with its beautiful architecture buildings, iconic man-made lake and peaceful surrounding makes a wonderful weekend gateaway. If I have oversea friends coming over, aside from taking them for a drive around Kuala Lumpur town at night…passing the Petronas Twin Towers and Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad….and then proceeding to Sunway Pyramid (I love their night scenery [...]

USJ Taipan Subang Jaya- a little of everything

Custom-Places, Selangor

Taipan is located within USJ area in Subang Jaya. Once every few months, usually on a Saturday, I would usually meet up with my friend at USJ Taipan. Mainly Taipan caters for those staying within Subang Jaya and its nearby areas such as Puchong and Shah Alam. There is no shopping complex here but the [...]

Rex Cinema in Petaling Street…no more

Custom-Places, Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Street

Today all the olden design cinemas are replaced by cineplexes- where it is more comfortable ….and pricey. But what is that RM11- most important is the experience and comfort. Olden cinemas like REX, Odeon cannot compete with the new cineplexes and most of these buildings have been torn down and either converted to car parks [...]

Masjid Jamek- busy area and train interchange

Custom-Places, Kuala Lumpur

The Masjid Jamek LRT or Putra line is a very busy intersection area in Kuala Lumpur. An area where the STAR and Putra lite rail transit meet, it serves for the center of exchange for the convenient daily commute of those who stay in Petaling Jaya to commute to work in various area in KL [...]

Arts and Crafts in Central Market

Creative, Custom-Places, Kuala Lumpur, Shopping

There are a number of stores by artisans and crafters in Central Market as shown in the store above: Lot 4 Dreamer. They would sell photo frames which can be customised. Above: Now, more mass produced souveniors are being sold. Those that are hand crafted are admitted more rare because it’s tough for crafters to [...]

Wat Chetawan, Petaling Jaya (Thai Buddhist temple)

Custom-Places, Events, Selangor, Temple

Wat Chetawan(วัดพุทธไทยเชตวัน)  is a temple located at Jalan Gasing, Petaling Jaya. The temple has many activities- there is daily morning Pali chanting (6.30am) and evening chanting (7pm) at the main shrine hall. Note: I only have activities dated in 2019. To view upcoming activities, please refer to Wat Chetawan’s Facebook page at Please note [...]

Digital Mall in Petaling Jaya

Custom-Places, Gadgets, Selangor, Shopping

It’s year end and Digital Mall in Section 14 Petaling Jaya is having quite a number of offers especially on digital cameras and video cams.  I believe similar centers at Low Yatt Plaza in Kuala Lumpur would be holding lots of offers on cameras, iPad, mobile phones.