Food & Travel

Affordable Authentic Japanese Cuisine at Yuzu 7

At Yuzu Japanese Restaurant, you don’t have to burn a hole in your pocket to savour authentic Japanese cuisine. This fast-service family restaurant with two outlets, one at Taman Mount Austin and the other at Indahpura near Kulai, is fast gaining popularity for its authentic cuisine and affordable prices. Opened by a group with a combined wealth of culinary experience, the Mount Austin outlet is managed by co-owner Karen Chua,

An Afternoon at Breeze Spa 4

What do you do when you have an afternoon off which can help you loosen your muscles and relax? Look nowhere else than Breeze Spa at Amari Johor Bahru. Located at the sixth floor of the hotel, Breeze Spa offers various Spa and Beauty treatments for both men and women. Be greeted by friendly faces at the Spa and enjoy a cold welcome drink of “Butterfly Pea Tea” flown in

Indulge in the Bliss of Water Fun, Sand Art and LT Ducks at Ocean Park

As part of Ocean Park’s year-long 40th anniversary celebrations, this year’s Ocean Park Summer Splash will take guests on a trip down memory lane to revisit their childhood summertime. From now until 27th August 2017, guests will be mesmerised by an exhilarating wave of summer activities and attractions. Hot happenings include Hong Kong’s largest-ever sand sculptures created by celebrated US sculptor Ray Villafane, especially for Ocean Park Summer Splash; an

Balik Kampung from JB to Kuala Terengganu Made Easy

Ninth time Skytrax World Airline Awards for world’s best low-cost airline winner, AirAsia, newly commenced their maiden direct flight from Johor Bahru to Kuala Terengganu (AK 6162 and AK 6163) with three times weekly route. The auspicious event marks Johor Bahru’s ninth domestic route and Kuala Terengganu’s second domestic flight after Kuala Lumpur while the inaugural flight saw over 85% occupancy as most passengers were making their ‘balik kampung’ journey.

Tourism Tax to Kick In Soon

Brace yourselves as Tourism Tax (TTx) will be implemented by the Royal Malaysian Customs Department on 1st July 2017 as it is said to enhance tourism infrastructure, facilities, promotional activities, and tourism experience. According to an online report, Tourism and Culture Minister, Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz stated that the ministry had to opt for other sources to finance the department’s activities prior to its cut-down budget due to world oil

Speciality & Fine Food Asia 2017

One of the most hotly anticipated new launches in the Asian trade show calendar; Speciality & Fine Food Asia (SFFA) will take place in Singapore from 18-20 July 2017 at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The eagerly-awaited show, which also incorporates Speciality Chocolate Asia, will take place alongside Restaurant, Pub & Bar Asia – a brand new trade show created in response to the demand from the restaurant, pub, bar and hospitality industries. “We’re very

Quayside Opens Inside Singapore’s Hottest New Neighbourhood

Vibrant, cosmopolitan and homegrown, Robertson Quay has unveiled a fresh new look, Quayside – Singapore’s most sophisticated riverfront restaurant and bar community. Quayside was completed this month to reveal a highly anticipated curation of dining talents. A chic new black and white design aesthetic unites each waterfront venue to provide an entirely new al­fresco experience – a fusion of flavours, characters and concepts which together make Quayside, Singapore’s hottest new

Discovering Johor Traditions 1

Renaissance Johor Bahru Hotel resumed its annual Global Day of Discovery (GDOD) for the sixth year by inspiring business travellers to experience “5 to 9” with much vigour with the ‘Johor Cultural Dance’ theme. The hotel guests were awed when two groups of young zapin dancers from Kelab Tunas Tari Cemerlang donned in their Malay traditional costumes and performed eight rounds of Zapin at the lobby area. The hotel’s Head

Enjoy Local Favourites at Phoenix Hotel

Starting from 17th to 20th June 2017, indulge in the exclusive poolside dining experience this Ramadan with local favourites at ‘Makan-Makan, Forest Feast’ at Country Garden Forest City Phoenix Hotel’s Chinese Restaurant. Start the appetite going with a selection of local salads and soups before diving in to their buffet spread. Try the chef’s Creamy Corn rice with a choice of Beef Kurma, Ayam Merah, Spicy Prawns, Chilli Fish and

Family Day Out at Puteri Harbour Indoor Family Theme Parks 4

Tired of the same old routine and wish you could allocate a few hours for some quality family time? Look no further than Puteri Harbour Indoor Family Theme Parks where parents with young children can have a fun day out indoors at Puteri Harbour, Iskandar Puteri. Easily accessible by highways and just next to Hotel Jen, the Parks offer young children plenty of activities to keep them busy with their