Continuing with the new idea of going through the neighbourhoods during my childhood, I decided to do one on my grandmother’s (from my mother’s side) old house and neighbourhood. Image source: Google Street.… [Click to read the rest] “Childhood Memories: Part 28 – Revisiting Grandma’s Old Neighbourhood With Google Street”
This will be the last post on the Foodpanda food delivery service in the on-going travel to Cambodia. Of course, these list of food was not the only ones that I order online from Foodpanda but these would be the some of the interesting ones that I would not be ordering if I am using the same app back in Malaysia.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 11 – No Fear, Foodpanda Delivers (3)”
The trip to Cambodia started off rather early in the morning with me waking up early and
double triple checking everything that I suppose bring along for the long work assignment overseas. The kids were deeply asleep but just before I left the house, they were awake to say goodbye.
(McD have the both the rice and the burger but both are priced at a level I would say ridiculous for a nasi lemak. For the same price, I can get 3-4 items more on a nasi lemak and still got spare cash for nasi tambah. Image source: McDonalds Malaysia)
One of the biggest problems that we face during the fasting month is the difficulty to get a good nasi lemak for breakfast.… [Click to read the rest] “The Outraged Nasi Lemak Seller Price”
For those who are not familiar with him, Namewee or his real name, Wee Meng Chee is a Malaysian Chinese hip hop recording artist, composer, filmmaker (his Nasi Lemak 2.0 is quite good) and actor. He was famous with controversies namely the one relating to a song titled Negarakuku.… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: Case for Loud Rowdy Namewee”
(Ever wondered why the “spicy” sambal is getting sweeter these days? It is a disgrace to the very reason why we have many types of sambal in our dishes the first place. Image source: Wikipedia)
I guess somewhere in the universe, some planets or stars must have crossed paths and the nasi lemak sellers down in Malaysia have decided to put more sugar (instead of chilly) into the “must-have” deadly concoction.… [Click to read the rest] “Spicy Sambal 101: Ever Wondered Why It Is Getting Sweeter?”
An interesting topic in The Star today and I must agree there that RM100 is indeed not much today but is it?
Now let’s see that again based on my daily expenses
A) When I was studying Law part time and working full time (almost 10 years ago)
… [Click to read the rest] “RM100 isn’t much today”
Transportation: RM2.00 bus fare to and fro my house to KL (then I walk from the bus station to my work place, almost 5 kilometers away and walk again to the college – no wonder I was slim and very healthy then)
Food total: RM3.50 based on RM1.00 (“nasi lemak biasa” or 3 kari-puffs, either one for almost everyday!