[EVENT] Kinohimitsu Hawaii Luau Party

Thursday, December 26

The trend for beauty brand is getting stronger. Beauty drink helps to enhance your healthy and beauty. Beauty drink is an effective way to treat our skin as it's more easy to absorb by our skin. While beauty drink comes in different flavor and different benefit. 
There are so many brands of beauty drinks in the market. Kinohimitsu is one of the famous beauty drink in the market. With collaboration of The Butterfly Project Malaysia and Kinohimitsu, specially brought to you the Hawaii Luau Party @ Vila Manja Spa.


Kinohimitsu. The brand that which synonymous with premium quality, comprehensive formulation and advanced extraction technology...All Kinohimitsu products possess nature-based extracts that is vital to nature’s self-regulating system. Focusing on Detox, Health and Beauty on the principal of holistic approach to improve human well-being, Kinohimitsu offers safe and effective consumption of natural products. Kinohimitsu improves your life without making any demands and intrusions on your time and energy, giving you the freedom to live a better life.


Villa Manja Spa been decorated by colorful balloons and full of Kinohimitsu latest product. As you can see, Kinohimitsu latest product, Kinohimitsu Japan Bio-Booster. Kinohimitsu J'Pan Bio-Booster is the first and only symbiotic-organic blend that enhances our body to absorb nutrients by more than 2 times. Power-packed with an exclusive blend of high-perfomance probiotics, prebioics and vitamins, it empowers us to obtain the nutrients and benefits from the food and supplement for better and faster results! A good digestion and absorption is essential and critical to help us young and healthy! Food need to be properly broken down, so that body can absorb and ultilise the nutrients effectively. Semi-digested and undigested food can produce toxins that cause auto-intoxication; which will impact the quality of our health, vitality and beauty. - NATTA COSME


The moment we reached, all of us are given hawaii flower necklace, or we called it "lei". 


We are entertained with shoulder massage by Villa Manja massage therapist. Massage therapist from Villa Manja is so friendly and yes! They are professional. Sit down, relax and enjoy your massage. Neck pain..back pain, shoulder pain? Visit Villa Manja and there gonna release your pain! Even a 10 minutes of massage is more than enough to cure for aches!


After massage, is time to play some games. Look at their face, they are so happy! MY TEAM WIN!!!! We been running here and there, to fill up the bottle. No one cares how they look, all we want is win. Geng geng...We just won ourselves 3 bottles of Kinohimitsu beauty drinks! 



Booth are being set up for game session. "Gift" - is the booth where we collect goodies bag! Thank you to KInohimitsu for giving us the 1 month supply of Kinohimitsu latest product! The Kinohimitsu Japan Bio-Booster! 
"Boost" - is the booth where we get to try and taste the lastest product of Kinohimitsu Japan Bio-Booster. Kinohimitsu Japan Bio-Booster can be serve in 2 ways, which is in powder form or in liquid form. It taste like lychee. For me, i like to powder form as i like the way it melt in my mouth. Somehow, the liquid form is good for me when i;m in a hungry. Mix and drink. Same time!
"Spin and Win" - Go Go Go Go!!! Here's the booth where ladies keep on shouting and laughing! We are spinning for the grand price! Everyone of us, are giving one chance to spin and win wonderful prizes!



Look is special bar, where special "cocktail" being served. "Cocktail" is made from Kinohimitsu beauty drink. Too bad, each girl only can drink one glass of this special "cocktail". Enjoy the "cocktail" in such a romantic place, hmmmm....what a wonderful night.




Whenever there's a camera, we all get crazy! 123cheese.com did a great job by providing the GREAT PHOTO SERVICES ny helping us take down all those wonderful meory. i know we all have our own camera...but when comes to something cute and nice..."WHAT?! WHAT IS CAMERA?! I ONLY KNOW POSING!" Here's the picture we took...weeeee! I know we look cute...HIGH 5 man!!!!!!
Thank you The Butterfly Project for the invitation :D
Massage by Villa Manja : BEST
Photo by 123Cheese.com : BEST
Kinohimitsu Product : BEST

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How to Find the Best Credit Card Rewards in Malaysia

Sunday, December 22

How do you know which credit card in Malaysia offers the best reward for you? A number of banks are now offering attractive promos and special reward programs to entice customers to choose their credit card. There are also numerous sales officers offering application forms and promising easy approvals just about anywhere—from schools and malls to office building lobbies. Some credit card issuers even offer application forms online to potential customers to make it easier for them to apply. With many options available, it’s hard to know which credit card promotion is the best.

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Credit Cards for Malaysian Business Professionals

Standard Chartered has the Business Visa Platinum & Gold Credit Card for business persons. Card holders get to benefit from an unlimited access to Plaza Premium Lounge as well as get 0.5% cashback on retail items they buy.
CIMB, on the other hand, has a platinum BusinessCard that offers a waived annual fee and gives users dining and shopping privileges.
Professionals who have a minimum annual income of RM 30,000 may be interested in MayBank’s SonyCard Visa. Card owners can benefit from the 0% interest instalments at selected Sony outlets for up to 36 months. MayBank cardholders also get an extended warranty on selected Sony items as well as special invites to Sony events. Another advantage is the free delivery of a Sony Bravia unit for those who’ll purchase the product with their card.
For those who like to enjoy the good life, CitiBank offers the Clear Card. It provides users with a 15% off discount on purchases of hard liquor bottle at the Zouk Club in Kuala Lumpur. Complimentary club passes to the Zouk Club before midnight are also included and users get a 1-for-1 drink at the Zouk Café Bar. Lastly, cardholders may avail of another 1-for-1 drink at any Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf branches across the country.
Credit Cards for Malaysian Women
Mommies who fond of shopping may enjoy the UOB Classic Lady Card. This card provides users with 1 UNIRinggit for every RM1 spent as well as provides 0% instalment plan on selected stores. It also offers beauty and dining perks. You may also look at the UOB Platinum Card, a card that gives up to 10% cash back reward points. Other perks of the Platinum Card includes a free SOTHYS voucher worth RM50 plus the same 0% instalments on selected stores offered by the Classic Card.
Another choice to consider is the CIMB Gold MasterCard, which offers shopping and dining privileges and provides users with 0% instalment on purchases. The CIMB Gold MasterCard comes with no annual fee.

Credit Cards for Malaysian Travelers

The AmBank CARz Platinum MasterCard is recommended for frequent travelers, those who love life best when they’re on the road. The card offers a cash rebate of up to 5% on any petrol brand, and 12 months of a 0% payment plan for road tax. It also features an AmDrive Care Personal Accident Coverage.
CIMB Bank also has the Enrich MasterCard for frequent flyers. Their Enrich Platinum credit card offers complimentary Malaysia Airlines tickets and allows card holders to get 50% more Enrich Miles or reward points. Another advantage with this card is the extra miles they offer users for online booking of Malaysia Airlines.
You may also check out the WorldMiles Card from Standard Chartered. This card enables cardholders to claim points for Malaysia Airlines Enrich Miles, Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Miles and AirAsia BIG Points. Their 50% discount on second tickets purchased from either Singapore Airlines or Silk Air allows users to save up great on ticket costs for friends and family.

Credit Cards for Islamic Malaysians

Islamic Malaysians can get CIMB’s Islamic MasterCard. The Islamic MasterCard adheres to the Ujrah tenet that payment should be made for the services and privileges offered to the card user. There is no annual fee or joining fee for this card, and it offers special privileges and rebate reward points. Meanwhile, Platinum Card versions require applicants to have a minimum income of RM 48,000 per year, while Gold Card applicants should have an income of RM 24,000 per year.
Another card that follows the Islamic finance regulations is RHB’s Islamic Platinum Credit Card-i. This card’s handling fees are non-compounding and card users may benefit from the low handling fees that apply to balance transfer transactions. Users may also be pleased to know that they can get double reward points for travel arrangements, airline tickets, and travel expenses abroad.
Choosing a credit card in Malaysia can come with the best rewards when you know how to discern important factors such as interest rates, fees, and benefits offered. That’s why it’s important to compare and weigh out the pros and cons that come with each credit card. When you finally find what you want, you’ll feel good knowing it’ll give you the best value possible.
This article is exclusively written for PrepandTrends.Blogspot.com by CompareHero.my. The Malaysia’s leading comparison portal for credit cards which helps consumers in finding the best perks, promos and low interest rates. Please do check our website to learn more.
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[EVENT] : WONDER FOOD FEST!

Sunday, December 8


One Utama is the the world's fourth-largest mall with more than 650 shops, Asia's largest indoor rock climbing facility, massive rooftop garden with 500 species of exotic plants and indoor rainforest with koi ponds and freshwater aquarium. 

I always hang out with friends. We watch movie, play bowling, go for karaoke, shopping and so on. Hang out with best friends can be so exciting and fun. What if hang out with bloggers? This is the first time I hang out with bloggers! And yes, we are all hunting for food. Where? It’s Wonder Food Fest at One Utama.  Let me introduce these beautiful bloggers : Choulyin, Silviana, Jia Qi, and Yuh Juin. 
Photo credit to JiaQi


Wonder Food    ! Food with fun! Spend *RM50 (ONECARD member) or *RM80 at any ONECARD Food & Beverage outlets and enjoy unlimited fun activities. All happening on every Saturday and Sunday, 12pm – 6pm at LG Oval & LG Promenade. 


With collaboration of The Butterfly Project and One Utama, 50 invited bloggers with be invited to join this food fest! I’m so so so so glad that can be one of the lucky one to join this event. We are also be given a passport. As you can see, the  highlighted spot is the spot where we should visit and try out their signature food. It's a must to finished those highlighted spot. However, five of us fnished 14 out of 15 spot! Weheee...


1. LAMMEEYA

Our first stop, LAMMEEYA. At LAMMEEYA we get to try their delicious steam rice set! We have ordered 4 different set of meals. Assam Squid Prawn, Assam Chicken, Steam Pork with ‘Dong Choy’, Deep Fried Spanish Mackerel. Rice set meal come with a drink, soup, steam rice and selected dish.


Deep Fried Spanish Mackerel – It’s not oily and their fish is fresh. Look at the size of the fish. It's almost same size with the plate. Really worth :p
Assam Squid Prawn / Assam Chicken – A very spicy dish! For those who can’t eat spicy, these two dhishes might make you sweat A LOT and make sure you order ice drink :D
Steam Pork with ‘Dong Choy’ – Not too salty. A steam pork always perfect when serve with white rice. A traditional Chinese dish!  
2.) BBQ Chicken
Bbq Chicken is the first brand in the world who use 100% olive oil from Europe for frying. Beside that, BBQ Chicken use fresh instead of frozen chicken and fresh raw materials. All BBQ Chicken outlets, products and processes in Malaysia are Halal-certified by JAKIM. Muslin or Non-Muslim friends and enjoy their food without any worries. In this stop, BBQ Chicken have served us with their signature Chicken! Nom Nom………. I need more……..

Golden Olive Chicken – crispy battered chicken which fried in light live oil. No strong seasoning. It’s suitable for those who don’t like oily food. I feel that this fried chicken is kinda dry. I prefer chicken with sauce.
Korean Charbroiled – A chicken which marinated with Korean herbs.
Hot Hot Drums – A super delicious spicy chicken! It’s spicy enough to make me sweat! Even it’s spicy but still can taste the freshness of the chicken! Spicy lover? Go for this.  
Jerk BBQ – One of the best seller in BBQ Chicken! Lipsmacking sweet, salty and little bit of spicy. What a mouth salivating sauce that I can't get enough of!
3.) VIVO
Here come our 4rd stop. This is the  first time I visit t VIVO. VIVO is famous with their pizza. What make all of us surprise is that VIVO also have SUPERB DELICIOUS dessert! At VIVO, we are served with 3 signature dishes! 1 all time favorite pizza, 1 main course and 1 dessert! We all girls were crazy over the dessert! We take picture until the ice-cream melt!

Volcanic Chocolate with Ice-cream – THE MUST TRY DESSERT! Crispy outer layer of chocolate brownie. Cut it off with your spoon, and the hot chocolate just flow out. YEsh! The chocolate is still hot. The hot chocolate melts the Vanilla ice-cream. Can you imagine when the feeling of hot and cold are in your mouth at the same time. It’s really melt my heart. For the moment, we all girls didn’t say anything, and we enjoy the volcanic chocolate sooo sooo soooo much!

Baked Chicken Chop – Not too much of fat chicken. Fresh vegetable with chicken chop, rice and mushroom sauce. Affordable price.

Smoked Chicken BBQ - Chicken strips, fresh mushrooms, onions, red & green capsicums, black olives topped in Vivo's special BBQ sauce. Never thought that VIVO pizza can be so delicious. It’s so soft. At least my cheek didn’t feel tired when masticate the bread. 
4.) FOODBOX
If you're looking for something that less that RM10? delicious traditional food? Here's the place that you shouldn't miss! 

With concise furnishing, i feel so comfortable and relax while having tea break here. I would say, this is the place where suitable for elderly to spend their time with friends or family. Even their food like kuih muih are suitable for those who do not have strong teeth to eat :D


5.) MOLTEN LAVA

The first thing that attracted me it those colorful sponge cake and macaroons in chillers! Rm3.30 for each macaroon! Those macaroons gonna melt your heart. Honestly, i'm not the type that like to eat sponge cake, but when look at those sexy sponge cake, i'm out of control! Ini saya mao...itu saya pon mao :D


If you're here, "Churros" is the food that you should ever try out. "churros", a donut in prisms shape. At Molten Lava, Churros will be fried in hot oil, until it turn into golden color. Not too sweet and not too oily. I prefer Churros more than those round donuts. Eat it while watching tv or movie....wooots :D


6.) I LOVE YOO


我知道 你和我 就像是豆漿油條  要一起 吃下去 味道才會是最好… …”I never thought that dough sticks can be sooooo perfect when it meet soy milk.  I LOVE YOO, located at Lower Ground Floor, Promenade shop. I LOVE TOO stuffs are so friendly.



Looking for something more than dough stick? What about porridge. There are three types of porridge to choose : Porridge with dry scallop and Porridge with dry oyster and peanut. Chinese people use to eat dough sticks with porridge. Dip the dough sticks into soy milk and porridge... yam yam...

7.) KO HYANG KOREAN COUNTRY DELIGHTS


Annyeong Haseyo 안녕하세요!!! Ko Hyang Korean Country Delights is simple Korean food outlet established in 2008 in Malaysia. 'Ko Hyang' means hometown in Korean. We have brought with us our daily traditional recipe of country style home-cooked meals from our hometown in Korea. Ko Hyang now offers patrons in Malaysia the experience of savoring Korean home-cooked meals never before so authentic. As with the tradition, all meals are cooked without using MSG seasoning. The selection of rice, vegetables, meat and seafood dishes, as well as the traditional noodles, are truly an utmost healthy and nutritional meal for everyone. - Ko Hyang


Been visited to so many Korean Restaurant, what really make me surprise is the rice. Their rice is a bit dry. I like to eat "dry rice". The rice is so special until the smell of the rice is still in my mouth eve after drinking some cold green tea! 

8.) MR.CENDOL


"Cendol is one of the distinctive cuisines in Malaysia.  MrCendol’s green cendol stripes are made from local ingredients - fresh pandan leaves, sayur manis, pure santan (coconut milk), red beans, rich brown sugar, No preservatives or colouring added and with individual preference sweetness had won the customers favorite and travelers towards cendol in Malaysia." Mr.Cendol


Mr.Cendol menu includes hot & cold drinks , snacks , noodles & rice meals for the individual & family , prepared in accordance with strict standards of cleanliness . The 5 favorite cendol : Cendol Special, Cendol Mangkuk, Cendol Ais Cream, Cendol pulut and Cendol Cawan. 


Picture speak a thousand word. Whatever you order, it look exactly like what you saw you the banner. At least for me it's exactly the same! It's really worth to give to a try. Malaysian use to drink cendol at roadside store while chit chat with their friends or family, especially during peak traffic hour. Mr.cendol has bringing this distinctive cuisines into shopping mall. Why not experince this?!

9.) NINJA JOE

Burger become one of the trend in year 2013. We can eat burger at anytime anywhere. Burger for lunch...burger for dinner. Marketers are now being so creative to attract different type of customers to fulfill customers needs.  Ninja Joe is an original Japanese quick serve concept best known for delicious PORK BURGER. 


At Ninja Joe, all you need to do is order your favorite burger, pay and wait for your burger! "Ding Dong"! Your burger and now ready...Look at how Ninja Joe being decorated. They moment i step into Ninja Joe, surround my delicious pork burger! 


Hikkori - “Quarter pounder pork patty with 2 pieces of bacon & BBQ sauce”. Ninja Joe boasts fresh, made to order, juicy pork patty servings packed between custom baked, ninja-sliced buns. No added preservatives or MSG. 


I like the juicy patty so much! Every single bite of the patty, meat results in a juicy, mouth-watering patty. 2 thick cut slices of bacon are inserted between the bun. Bacon smell so good. One word to describe the burger?"Juicy". Juicy patty, juicy vege, juicy bacon .....

10.) OYSTER KING

One ingredient, with different cooking technique. There are 4 premium selection under Oyster King. For me, i like Garlic Oyster the most. When Oyster meet garlic, that's the perfect match! Garlic bring out the sweetness of the oyster. Beside Oyster, "LALA" is also one of the main ingredient in Oyster King menu. Both of them bring out the different taste and of course  bring you the different experience of eating oyster. 


11.) SEA SEED CLUB
What do you eat when you go to night market. I use to buy "Popiah" whenever i go to night market. Nigh market only open once a week. But now, i can buy "popiah" anytime! 


Sea seed club 1 Utama, located at lower ground floor with a big white signboard! Seaweed salad Popiah is made of Juicy Yam Bean, Spring Roll, Special Sauce, Crispy Crispy, Fresh Cucumber, Crunchy Carrot and Roasted Seaweed


Seaweed Popiah is so juicy. So, i ordered wasabi flavor. Hmmm...the wasabi doesn't taste strong, as the vege juice cover the original taste of wasabi. First bite, i can feel the every single taste of the ingredient. "crunch crunch"..."yum yum"!


Feast on the "Popiah" with tea. 5 types of tea available :
i) Jujube, Longan, Wolf Berry Tea ( brown sugar...jujube...longan...wolf berry )
ii) Pakistan Rose Tea ( rose )
iii) Japanese Genmai Green Tea ( steam green tea...toasted brown rice )
iv) Peach and Pineapple Fruit Tea ( dried peach...dried pineapple...rosehip...apple, orange                    peel...citric acid...licorie root..flavor )
v) Raspberry and Strawberry Fruit Tea ( raspberry...strawberry...hibiscus...apple )


12.) SS2 GORENG PISANG

Malaysian all time favorite! SS2 Goreng Pisang signature dishes is Banana Fritters. Beside banana fritters , there is a dishes where you MUST try - The Sweet Glutinous Rice Cake. Crispy skin with glutinous rice cake and super soft taro. Some people might feel the combination is weird but once you try, you will definitely ask for more. 

13.) BISOU

Girls favorite place. Looking for a place to rest or to eat some dessert after long hour of shopping? Visit to Bisau Cake Shop and enjoy your high tea like a princess. The shop is decorated with many different colors of cakes. 


Only RM6 for one cute and delicious cup cake! There are many kind of cup cakes available at Bisou Bake Shop. Different color, different decoration. A very identical texture and smooth. Each layer of the cupcakes virtually melt on the tongue without feeling any greasiness on finger.   


So, if you think Bisou is selling cupcakes only then it's so untrue! You can also order your birthday cake here! I wish this is my birthday cake! the cake look so cute! Any birthday girls here? Order your cake now!  

14.) EAT & HAPPY YONG TAU FOO

Jang Jang! The Chinese cuisine is here! Yong Tau Foo is a Chinese cuisine where some selected food is insert with fish paste. Yong Tao Foo is a widely known dishes where we can eat it everywhere. 


Food at here are all fresh. Many choices are available for you. At here, you can always eat them with dry noodles or soup noodles. What is the happiest moment? For me, is when i cant eat anything without worry about weight! Who cares about weight when delicious food in served in front of me!

**** JENG JENG JENG ****

After eating for so long, is time to have some fun! Airbrush time! I chose Mickey! Mickey is my all time favorite since i'm small. It's such a good memory!

At last, really thank you so much to 1 Utama Shopping Centre and Butterfly Project Malaysia for such a wonderful event! Really enjoyed it so much! 
  

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