Friday, November 28, 2008

Another Surprise but gone bad!

Pang Yew (Ah Pong) birthday is just around the corner, so again we decide to surprise him. Dunno why, maybe it is the "Surprise Season"... hahaha... He is actually busy with work so we had to use an excuse that it was Rachel birthday. I was afraid that he might not turn up so I ask him to buy the cake. We went to Robson Restaurant in Taman Seputeh. It was raining cats and dogs outside. All the time we were congratulating Rachel and wishing her best wishes. We drank a lot of beer and had some great chats. After the dinner, the cake was brought out. It was written "Happy Birthday Rachel". The cake was place in front of Rachel and we sang the birthday song....

Happy birthday to you, Happy birthday to you, Happy Birthday to PANG YEW ! Happy birthday to you!

We push the cake in front of Pang Yew. We remove Rachel name on the cake and replace it with a self print name of him. He was kinda shocked but later on we only realized that he had guess what we're up to and even paid the bill. So in the end, a surprise gone bad and he had bought us dinner and even a cake for himself... hahaha... but still, we had a wonderful night!

Aren't we too old for these stuff? Next will be Bantwan's birthday. The surprise is to not give him a party at all... let us just forget about it... hee hee...

Monday, November 24, 2008

F.F.F. (Football Fans Family)

Last Saturday night, Tracy and I were preparing the kids for a dinner with my in laws. Oscar wore a Manchester United jersey and Oswald wore a Chelsea jersey. I thought to myself it would be great if Tracy and I wear a jersey too. So we did. We both wore England jersey. People were thinking what a F.F.F. (Football Fans Family) we were .... but the matter of fact we are not.... Ha Ha...

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Bowling & Snooker

It was Friday night and was alone, so call up Butt and Pao and we went for a drink. Later on we went for bowling and snooker in Sunway Pyramid. It was fun as we all had not played the game for quite some time.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Muar & Malacca Food

Ok... the next day, we went for lunch with KP and PZ. It was a good lunch espeacially the bitter gourd soup. Sorry, I was busy eating and forget to take some photos... hee hee. We then head to Muar town for its famous Otak Otak. It was indeed good and we even 'ta pao' some back home.

Then we decided to head to Malacca for dinner and the Satay Celup was in our mind. The Satay Celup was not as good as I last use to savour them but still we had a full stomach. A great trip down south for food and beverages.

Monday, November 17, 2008

A Surprise Party for KP!

We have plan this trip for quite sometime already. We wanted to give our buddy KP a surprise party at his hometown Johore Bahru. Earlier on had already gang up with KP's girlfriend and off we head down south. I bet KP will never thought of that we all will travel so far just to celebrate his birthday. This trip gave us back our memories of partying together in our college days. What a weekend!

Not going into details as pictures tells a million words. Enjoy!

It was fun and some got drunk. We left at about 3am and went for supper. The next day we went for a food travel. Check out my next post then.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

AirAsia VS MAS

Since a friend of mine kp0046 talks about politics and complain me to post more relevant stuff, I decide to talk about business.

AirAsia Berhad
Low cost carrier AirAsia has abolished the fuel surcharge for all its domestic and international flights, starting Tuesday.Passengers need now only pay fares, airport taxes and administration fees, said group chief executive officer Datuk Seri Tony Fernandes.He also said that the airline would be focusing on aggressive marketing and low fares.Fernandes however said that AirAsia could not guarantee that the surcharge would not be re-imposed if the oil price surged again.The airline under its regional campaign is also giving away 500,000 free seats to all destinations from tomorrow until Nov 16 and for travel between June 22 and Oct 24, 2009.

Malaysian Airlines (MAS)
MAS is looking to reduce its surcharge further to give customers the best value for their money, its senior general manager, sales, Datuk Bernard Francis, said Tuesday.In response to enquiries on the national carrier's fuel surcharge, he said MAS has already reduced it by 50-73 percent for its all-inclusive low fares promotion, covering domestic travel, Asean, Australia and many other countries.Customers loved the cheapest deals in town, and the airline's sales surged 400 percent, he said in a statement here Tuesday."We hear our customers loud and clear, and we are looking at reducing the surcharge further to continue to give customers what they want -- low fares plus five-star products and services, giving customers the best value for their money," he said.

Where are we going to travel after Bali? Hee Hee...

Friday, November 7, 2008

Guangzhou, China 1st-6th Nov 2008

Went to Guangzhou this time to attend the Canton Fair. I was actually quite excited as I have heard so much of the world renowned expo. Arrived at the new Baiyun Airport and I was impressed with its great architectural design. We stayed at a 3 star hotel called New Mainland Hotel and guess how much it costs us. One night stay is RMB900.00, that’s RM450 per night!! It is indeed not worth it but all hotels in the city during this fair will increase at least 3 times the usual price. They are really good in doing the right things in the right time. Anyway, 1st day of arrival we did nothing much as the expo will only begin the next day. We walk around the city, had dinner, a few beers and call it a night. Oh, another thing is Guangzhou is full of haze (air pollution). Not so comfortable while walking around.
The next day went to the fair which is located at the new building at Pazhou. There were a lot of people indeed but not as packed as I was told. Anyway, we did our business and purpose there and off we went to Fangchun. Fangchun is an area where there is at least 5000 shops selling from tea leaves to tea accessories. I was amazed by the size of the place. I wonder how they could survive with so many competitors. We purchased some tea accessories which then took us the whole day. Went back to hotel to bath and suddenly got a call. A friend of mine (Yik Siong) is also there in Guangzhou. So we went for dinner together and later on went to a KTV for some beer. Yes, we did take some GRO’s with cost RMB110 per lady. We sang some songs, played some games and downed our beers. At 1am ++ as the night is still young, my friend ask us to go SPA (a decent one). Haha. Reach there, strip ourselves and dip into the hot pool. It is really a big SPA but lest customers. Maybe it is late already. We then went for some food which is included. Have a 30 minute foot massage and then a 90 minute full body massage. It was really relaxing and I fell asleep a few times. It cost us RMB378 per person. We left the place at 4am++ and slept till 11am the next day.

This business trip, we went from Guangzhou to Wuzhou, Guangxi, and from Wuzhou to Zhaoching, Guangdong to see the tea factory. All these places have serious air pollution! U cannot see more than 100 metres away. During this trip to China, I have tasted scorpion, sand worms, lizards and wine soak with wild bees. Really an eye opener for me. Will bring my wife there next time.

Missing You!

I have been traveling quite often lately and this time I went for a business trip GuangZhou, China for almost a week. This trip really made me missing my family. You see, business trip is mostly only work on the day time and after dinner, the night is quite free. So I started thinking of my family, missing my wife nagging me and also my kids running around and crying all day. Just can’t wait to be home. Once back, both my kids seems to have grown a lot and my wife looks even more gorgeous. Hee hee. Gave them all a big hug.

It is great to be home!