I was pondering what kind of title should I put for this blog? So many came to mind. But, I can tell you this. I was one disappointed customer of Subway Bandar Seri Damansara today. And, they just lost a customer. George and I were in Bandar Seri Damansara today and decided to pop in … Continue reading Subway Malaysia
I told G the strange dreams I had since we came back from umrah. Usually it will involve either one of these: me walking towards kaabah from the mosque, George and I doing our circumambulation around Kaabah looking at kaabah from one side of the mosque praying in the mosque facing kaabah Continue reading The Strange Dreams, Post Umrah
I could not find kibbles in Medina and Mecca. I could not believe it. Something so simple and yet…wow! We encountered many stray cats as we traveled from Jeddah/Medina/Mecca. From the stray cats at the airport to skinny ones at the rest stops along the road to Medina and beautiful ones in Mecca. They tend … Continue reading Cats Of Medina And Mecca
I like dates especially Medjool dates. We had the opportunity to visit a dates market in Medina. Interesting place as you get to sample all kinds of dates for free. The sellers keep on calling for you to sample their wares. “Halal! Halal!”, they called out. Means? Free…hehehe… Continue reading Dates Market In Medina
I was referring to the attire that I wore when travelling to the two Holy Cities. On departure day. The abaya/robe is just soooooooo pretty and amazingly cool to wear despite the outside heat. However, travelling from KL to Jeddah is no laughing matter. That’s a good 9 hour flight not including idling time before … Continue reading It Is Scandalous!!
No kidding. Toilet experience can be VERY challenging over on this side of the pond especially for women. Try to do your “business” back at the hotel. Big or small business. If you are on medication which is diuretic (like mine), make sure you time the intake well so that you can do your stuff … Continue reading Please Bring Your Own Wet Tissues And Toilet Rolls
Yes, let’s talk about culture shock. The reason being is that, during umrah course, all they mentioned was – do not get into argument with the locals, be patience, respect the local law, respect other people’s spaces. We Malaysians are really good bunch of people. What we were not prepared was in essence, was a … Continue reading Get That Food