Staycation at Novotel Melaka and Get Cashback from ShopBack

Besides the good food in Ipoh, I’m always craving for good food in Malacca too. Plus, it has been a while since I last visited the historic state in Malaysia.

Whenever I travel, I prefer staying in a place where it’s comfortable and relaxing. Well, many have said to try out Airbnb as an alternative – but I’m more of a hotel-person. ;)

So this time, for our staycation in Malacca, we decided to check out some top, yet affordable hotels in town.

novotel hotel logo

After having browsed through and read some good reviews, we chose Novotel Hotel Melaka. It’s located right in the heart of Malacca town, and it’s a short walking distance to Mahkota Parade and Dataran Pahlawan Mall.



Broga Hill Hike at Semenyih

Broga Hill is a famous landmark for casual hikers. In case you don’t already know, Broga is a small town that sits along the border of Selangor and Negeri Sembilan.

I’ve always been running to keep myself fit, and one day I thought to myself… why not give hiking a try? Alright, let’s go to Broga Hill for something different.

broga hill welcome

Prior to that, I’ve read several Broga Hill hiking related blogs without any intention to hike at all. So this was definitely my first (and hopefully not the last) time there.

Waking up in the wee hours of the morning was… odd. But it was necessary to arrive there earlier so that we can catch the sunrise.



Ipoh Famous Curry Noodles at Xin Quan Fang

“Ma Ta Liu” Curry Noodles, or also known as “Police Station” Curry Noodles, is how the Ipohans call it as it’s just a stone’s throw away from a police station (duh!).

This is a MUST TRY breakfast option at Xin Quan Fang if you’re on an Ipoh Food Trip.

xin quan fang restaurant

Xin Quan Fang probably has one of the best curry noodles in Ipoh town, and it’s famous for its succulent meat slices.