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BMW Mini Countryman driving adventure

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Any roadie trip would always be exciting especially planned with a large group of friends. What’s more, when you could also try out a new car like the BMW Mini Countryman! This was a simple roadie trip from Klang Valley to Penang, Pearl of the Orient. The drive wasn’t so difficult as being on sales I need to drive about just about anywhere. So the journalist here was probably not a season outstation driver.

Nowadays with the superb PLUS highway the drive would be rather straight forward, unlike the days when I started driving from KL to Penang using trunk road and having to overtake lumbering big brother trucks and lorries, and sometimes there could be a stretch of them in a row making overtaking extremely difficult and dangerous!

Now with the highway, you only need to worry about feeling drowsy and falling asleep at your wheel. The long easy drive really dull your senses, so take breaks often to clear your head and freshen up as much as possible before continuing with your journey.


Big Mini adventure
Stories by Louisa Lim
Saturday May 21, 2011

Stylish hotel, check. Fantastic shopping, check. Cool ride, check. The perfect getaway is closer than you think.

“How many adults can you fit in a Mini?” I was kicking back with a glass of Chardonnay when a portly holidaymaker leaned in to ask me this. [editor: answer at end of article if you can’t wait to know! Cheers!]

It was a sweltering evening, and the models had just concluded their parade across the ultra-hip lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel. All eyes followed as they disappeared behind a wall decorated with candy-coloured Coach bags from the Summer 2011 collection.

On the move: The writers drove in six Minis, for 547km, from Kuala Lumpur to Penang.


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MATTA Fair 2010

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

There will be a MATTA travel fair from 12th-14th March 2010 at the PWTC Kuala Lumpur. Perhaps for those who are looking for some special cuti-cuti Malaysia travel holiday packages, you might want to check it out and look-look see-see.

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Anyway, MATTA Fair is a yearly affair sometimes as many 2 to 3 times year. Travellers looking for a good deal for vacation would jump at the opportunity to look for discounted fare or travel packages.

It was so popular that now we have them in major cities around Malaysia. Not just in Kuala Lumpur but also in Ipoh, Penang, Johor Baru and Kuantan too!

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Ouch, stumbled upon this old post imported from the now defunct Vox blogging site. I still got lots of this short blurbs scattered around my personal blog. It isn’t easy to find them and delete them. Sometimes deleting them causes 404 file error and I get warnings from Google Webmaster.

Scratching my head, to delete or not to delete? Having 404 file error is bad SEO. On the other hand short posts like this also pulls down the overall website ranking. Anyway,

I’m a bit tired about chasing all this ranking thing and just post as I pleased. If the post gets found or not get found so be it!

robinsons at gardens midvalley

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

When the wife shops the guys end up fiddling with gadgets or end up blogging like this. Thank goodness for high tech device or we end up pretty bored. Still bored but at least got something to fidget about. Heheh. Shop still kinda empty but I think some shops are open for biz although still CNY. Many biz will close for week. My company is closed for a week and many factories likewise too. Retail may not close so long but many coffeshops are still closed. Anyway is good to walkabout and look-look see-see. Without too many things todo coz next week would be a really busy week!

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