Month: December 2012

New Year’s Goals for The Yum List, 2013

A new year, a new start and the perfect time to realign our actions with our values. In thinking about who we are and what we hold dear in life, The Yum List team puts pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard) and states their blogging goals for 2013… Kristin […]

Best Seaside Resorts in Malaysia 2012

Surrounded by water, Malaysia surely does have some fine beach resorts to satisfy your oceanic desires. These resorts are my favorites on the mainland and islands off the West Coast (more to come from Borneo and islands off the East Coast in 2013). It’s sad t…

Best Hotels in Kuala Lumpur 2012, Malaysia

This is by no means an exhaustive list and will require much more research in 2013, but so far here are my favourite Kuala Lumpur hotel stays of 2012 with a link to my review. Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, City Centre – spectacular views from every roo…

Cronier Wines, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Cronier Wines In the past, images of wild animals and political unrest may have sprung to mind upon hearing the words “South Africa.” In the not so distant past magical coastlines and spectacular natural beauty may have entered that mind space. Nowadays though, p…

Mulled Wine….. A Christmas Quickie!

Mulled Wine…. A Christmas quickie!   Well dahlings, we are all still here! The predicted end of the world did not happen thankfully but hopefully it will mark the beginning of a new era of change, I hope so, a change where people will be a little less mater…

Modestos, Embassy View, Jalan Ampang, KL

Appetizers Mushroom Cannelloni Grilled Tenderloin Dessert Modesto’s @ Embassy View, Jalan Ampang Words by Polly Szantor * CLOSED The latest Modesto’s opened recently on Jalan Ampang and it’s pretty darned sassy. The air-conditioned interior is bright and ai…