Eatophilia http://www.eatophilia.com A Malaysian with her Food and Travel Blog Fri, 06 Jul 2018 03:27:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 http://www.eatophilia.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cropped-Favicon-32x32.jpg Eatophilia http://www.eatophilia.com 32 32 Yangmingshan Park and Beitou Hot Spring Day Trip http://www.eatophilia.com/yangmingshan-park-and-beitou-hot-spring-day-trip/ Thu, 05 Jul 2018 13:07:03 +0000 http://www.eatophilia.com/?p=7988 Mention Taiwan and people will think of Yangmingshan, an iconic outdoor destination just a short distance away from Taipei city. Before you yawn that it’s another Taiwan’s national park, the word sulfur and volcanoes will probably perk you up. Yangmingshan is everything in one package – grasslands, cherry blossoms, hot spring, sulfur deposits, mountains, hiking […]

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Taipei in 24 Hours & Taipei Food http://www.eatophilia.com/taiwan-itinerary-day-6-taipei-food/ Wed, 30 May 2018 15:27:18 +0000 http://www.eatophilia.com/?p=7963 Taiwan Trip Itinerary Day 6 is the only day when our trip did went as planned in Taipei. Looking back, I wish I had plan a day specially for some relaxing and resting. In fact, I had underestimated how boisterous Taipei can be, and overestimated my stamina. And when they meant long queue for infamous […]

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Yilan Day Trip & Yilan BBQ Buffet @ 原田屋 http://www.eatophilia.com/taiwan-itinerary-day-5-yilan-town-yilan-bbq-buffet-%e5%8e%9f%e7%94%b0%e5%b1%8b/ Thu, 10 May 2018 06:58:08 +0000 http://www.eatophilia.com/?p=7926 CS was beyond persuasion. Ever since he got wind of the many Yilan BBQ buffet houses, he insisted that we must make a stop at Yilan town, on our way back to Taipei. His face fall when I said we might not have time for it. I had to make amendment to our itinerary, which […]

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How to Plan A Trip to Taroko National Park http://www.eatophilia.com/taiwan-itinerary-day-4-plan-your-own-trip-to-taroko-national-park/ Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:55:20 +0000 http://www.eatophilia.com/?p=7893 Taroko National Park (or Taroko Gorge) is one of the most stunning place to go in Taiwan. Unless you are very averse to outdoor and nature, it’s certainly something not to be missed. Take this from me, a sedentary, sun-hating person. Contrary to what most believe, a trip to Taroko National Park can be easily […]

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JiuFen Old Street (九份老街) & Luodong in 24 Hours http://www.eatophilia.com/taiwan-itinerary-jiufen-luodong/ Sat, 07 Apr 2018 11:50:35 +0000 http://www.eatophilia.com/?p=7872 On Day 3, we had a good sleep at an Airbnb, Huifeng Homestay (惠风民宿) in Jiufen after yesterday’s hectic schedule. The night before, on arrival, we were unimpressed with our accommodation. JIUFEN OLD STREET (九份老街) Huifeng Homestay (惠风民宿) The patchy walls and the springy mattress had certainly seen better days. The high humidity wasn’t welcoming […]

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How to DIY A Trip to Yehliu, Keelung, Shifen & Jiufen http://www.eatophilia.com/taiwan-itinerary-day-2-diy-trip-yehliu-keelung-shifen-jiufen/ Thu, 29 Mar 2018 11:53:52 +0000 http://www.eatophilia.com/?p=7722 Day 2 was when the excitement started for our Taiwan trip. We were going to explore the northeastern part of Taiwan, starting with Yehliu Geopark, Keelung, Shifen and ended with Jiufen. In our sleepy state, we checked out from Smile Inn Taipei at 6 am and walked to Kuo Kuang Motor Transport Station. Taiwan Itinerary […]

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Taiwan Itinerary: Day 1 in Taipei http://www.eatophilia.com/taiwan-itinerary-day-1-diy-taiwan-7d-taipei/ Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:43:03 +0000 http://www.eatophilia.com/?p=7713 Finally, CS and I made it for a Taiwan trip, something we had wanted to do for years but stuffs always cropped up. Our one week in Taiwan went by too fast. We had fun and enjoyed almost every moment there. If Taiwan is ever on your mind, don’t hesitate. Just go. Before you go, […]

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Mee Bandung Muar Abu Bakar Hanipah @ Muar, Johor http://www.eatophilia.com/mee-bandung-muar-abu-bakar-hanipah-muar-johor/ Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:38:40 +0000 http://www.eatophilia.com/?p=7638 Don’t skip mee bandung when you’re in Muar. I repeat. Never ever skip it. Mee Bandung Abu Bakar Hanipah in Muar got us so hooked after we tasted it, and its taste was not the only reason we love it. It was CNY holiday and we were getting ready to return to KL. Annoyingly, all […]

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Mee Racun Tulang Sri Jaya @ Batu Pahat, Johor http://www.eatophilia.com/mee-racun-tulang-sri-jaya-batu-pahat-johor/ Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:10:40 +0000 http://www.eatophilia.com/?p=7625 Mee Racun, literally translated as ‘Poisonous Noodles’ is the most iconic food of Batu Pahat. In fact, it originated here for years until its fame reaches other towns and states. Since then, many people who passes by Batu Pahat will stop by for a plate of devilish red Mee Racun. So, is Mee Racun poisonous? […]

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Kuang Fei Tangkak Beef Noodle @ Tangkak, Johor http://www.eatophilia.com/kuang-fei-tangkak-beef-noodle-tangkak-johor/ Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:01:08 +0000 http://www.eatophilia.com/?p=7613 If you’re passing by Tangkak on North-South Highway, you might wish to make a small detour for Kuang Fei Tangkak Beef Noodle. Just 15 minutes away from Tangkak toll, lies the famous beef noodles that has been in business for 40 years. The family’s patriarch the business used to operate from a run-down stall on […]

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