Food & Travel

The Iskandarian's 2017 Ramadan Special 1

Enjoy Mom’s Cooking at Olla Restaurant, Granada Hotel Johor Bahru Indulge in mom’s style home cooking at Olla Restaurant, Granada Hotel Johor Bahru with a delightful spread of ‘Citarasa Bonda’ all throughout Ramadan this year. From 1st until 21st June 2017, gather your family and friends for a feast on all-time mouthwatering Chinese, Indian and Malay favourites. Entice your taste buds with a wide selection of appetizers ranging from Malay

Embracing Change to Attract Tourists

About 150 registered and certified tourist guides from Johor Bahru attended the recent Tour Guide Product Update and Dialogue session organised by Johor Tourism Association (JTA) and Johor Tourist Guide Association (JTGA) at Granada Hotel Johor Bahru. In order to create a synergy between all players in the industry, the dialogue also updated them with new products and selling points in promoting tourism in the state. Johor Tourism, Domestic Trade

There’s Nothing Like Australia

From impressive national art collections to intimate galleries where you can meet the makers, Canberra sure knows how to put on a show. Get your hit of exceptional arts and culture at some of Australia’s most iconic museums and art galleries. Here are some of our top picks: National Gallery of Australia There are more than 160,000 works in the National Gallery of Australia’s collections, all of which belong to

Authentic Flavours of Kampungku by Glass Restaurant, Thistle Johor Bahru 7

When Ramadan and Raya Aidilfitri are around the corner, Thistle Johor Bahru is offering a spread of nostalgic all-time favourite kampung dishes just to heat up the environment before the festive seasons. Pamper yourselves with Thistle’s signature savoury Rendang Rusa or indulge in a traditional Daging Masak Hitam for an authentic kampung palate with steamed white rice. To name a few more, Gulai Daging, Kambing Masak Kurma and Kerutub Itik

The Squares of Sweetness 6

From the original fluffy Belgian to fusion waffle, everyone has the tendency to crave for a plate of waffles once in a blue moon and here are some of our favourite picks. Fork & Dagger by Agora (No. 11, Jalan Dhoby, Johor Bahru) When you’re in town, head to Fork & Dagger for a plateful of Waffle Magnum topped with four different fruit cutlets and chocolate syrup drizzled on a

Break Your Fast at the First Amari Hotel in Malaysia

This Ramadan, break your fast at the first Amari hotel in Malaysia scheduled to open by mid-May. Their talented chefs are all set to present you Selera Asia at Amaya Food Gallery, Amari Johor Bahru from 30th May to 24th June 2017. The culinary team have come up with a unique concept of a bustling local street scene with live cooking stations for everyone to enjoy. The Selera Asia Buffet

First Class Hospitality at Amari Johor Bahru 2

Experience a new level of comfort and service right in the heart of the city at Amari Johor Bahru, the latest international hotel under the Amari brand lineup. Encompassed by the iconic heritage trail, commercial and shopping district, as well as traditional and hipster eateries, the hotel is only a couple of steps away from Komtar JBCC, City Square and the Persada Johor International Convention Centre. Celebrating colours and rhythms

Niniq for a Taste of Javanese 3

Niniq Javanese Cuisine is a family-owned restaurant that serves a menu of traditional Javanese food that the owners Jennifer and Angela Ho grew up with. These family recipes that grandmother, Suzanna Hartono, had passed to their mother, Lila Hendra, are now prepared in the menu they proudly serve at the first Javanese cuisine restaurant here. The cuisine at Niniq presents a taste of how the Javanese of Surabaya enjoy their

Malaysia Airlines Earns IATA Fast Travel Green

Malaysia Airlines has become the first Malaysian carrier to receive the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Fast Travel Green certificate in recognition of the airline’s efforts in making passengers’ travel more flexible and convenient via its self-service facilities. IATA’s Fast Travel Programme covers six areas of passenger travel which includes check-in, bags ready- to-go, document check, flight re-booking, self-boarding, and bag recovery. Airlines will then be ranked on the usage

Authentic Beijing Flavours at Makan Kitchen 3

Come down to Makan Kitchen at DoubleTree by Hilton, Johor Bahru to experience the exquisite flavours of Beijing’s best Beef (and chicken) Lamian or hand-pulled noodles and Dumplings. Made from high gluten flour, witness guest chef, Hilton Beijing’s Miles Chen hand pulling the noodles to perfection for you at the restaurant’s open kitchen. The fragrant noodle is then coupled with piping hot beef broth, beef shank slices and piquant chili