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Oct 1st 2017, 12:30 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,723
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Forest City

So I made the trip yesterday. As stated by eCdC above, it is not too hard to find. There is just one shopping street, and 2 duty free shops.

There was a very poor selection of wine considering...
Sep 28th 2017, 5:39 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,723
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Forest City

Again, thanks.

Scratcher
Sep 27th 2017, 9:54 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,723
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Forest City

geedee, thanks for the reply. I may take trip this weekend myself. Do you have a name and address for the booze shop?

Which is the best way to head for Forest City? Take the Tuas Highway and exit...
Sep 26th 2017, 2:12 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,723
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Forest City

geedee, Like RedApe, I am interested how this duty free shop works.

Why do you need to take your passports? Is duty free booze only allowed to non-malaysians?
Can you take the booze back to...
Forum: Philippines
Apr 27th 2017, 9:38 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Moving to Subic/Olongapo Area

Im staying in rural Johor, about 45 minutes from Johor Bahru.

Scratcher
Forum: Philippines
Apr 24th 2017, 3:31 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Moving to Subic/Olongapo Area

20 years ago? I live in rural malaysia and I'm lucky to get 2Mbs.

Scratcher
Jan 10th 2017, 11:50 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,715
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Shortcut access roads from Leisure Farm to Educity/Sunways

If it is possible, have a drive around the area. I find that Malaysians are quite found of taking the most direct route from A to B, either going the wrong way down a one way street, or making a cut...
Forum: Malaysia
Dec 6th 2016, 2:26 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 2,109
Posted By Scratcher

Re: longer vist visa

Not knowing the nationality your question was refering, the visitor visa for UK citizens coming to Malaysia is for 90 days.

Scratcher
Forum: Middle East
Oct 22nd 2016, 12:17 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Hassyan Power Plant

Location. It is on the coast, right on the Dubai / Abu Dhabi border where the old border control used to be.

Scratcher
Aug 27th 2016, 11:09 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,745
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Unifi Access Leisure Farm

It's the same for me in rural Johor. Whenever I test my Streamyx connection it always falls short of 2Mbps.

Scratcher
Forum: Malaysia
Jul 24th 2016, 9:56 am
Replies: 27
Views: 7,043
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Moving from the UK to Kuala Lumpur

I can't agree more with the "man from emas". The daily KL commute is a nightmare. You should minimise your daily commute as far as possible. It is far better to drive when required to access KLCC or...
Forum: Malaysia
Jul 24th 2016, 9:42 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,122
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Penang Fish & Chip shop raided

I am sure I have met some Nepalese security guards at a condo in Johor, but it is a long time ago now and I could be wrong. But I have definitely met 3 Nepalese security guards in 3 different...
Jul 24th 2016, 9:31 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Learning the motor bike

But they are exceptionally good at carrying about 200kg of produce while heading the wrong way down the one way streets.

Scratcher
Jul 21st 2016, 3:51 am
Forum: Malaysia
Jun 21st 2016, 5:39 am
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Big lizard

I lived in Penang 15 years ago. One evening I went for something to eat at a chinese place next to the foot temple (just south of where the second crossing is) and I saw the biggest monitor lizard I...
Forum: Malaysia
May 1st 2016, 1:41 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,700
Posted By Scratcher

Re: What is a visa run, anyway?

MM2H is not suited for everyone. For example, I'm taking a sabatical. At some point I will go back to work (construction sector) and god knows where the next project will be.

So staying 3 months...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 30th 2016, 11:19 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,700
Posted By Scratcher

Re: What is a visa run, anyway?

This is an interesting observation. Do they log your destination each time you leave? I always thought they just booked you out, regardless of your destination. Do they really check Thais go to...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 30th 2016, 10:51 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,700
Posted By Scratcher

Re: What is a visa run, anyway?

teejaydee,

The OP wanted some advice on visa runs. I just posted my experience, which is different to the advice posted by JC3 in post 2.



Leaving Malaysia at least a week before your...
Forum: Malaysia
Apr 30th 2016, 7:15 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,700
Posted By Scratcher

Re: What is a visa run, anyway?

After my work visa expired, I have stayed on in Malaysia for nearly one year now, leaving when necessary to avoid overstaying the 90 days visitor stamp. I have had a 6 day trip to Lombok, a 5 day...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 6th 2016, 5:49 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,161
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Tesco

columbine, I don't live in Penang so the locations don't mean much to me.

I use wet markets daily for chicken, pork, fish / seafood and most fruit / veg. My local Econsave also has a good...
Forum: Malaysia
Mar 6th 2016, 1:49 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,161
Posted By Scratcher

Which supermarket for which food (ex Tesco thread)

Which supermarkets do you guys use?
Tescos / Aeon / Giant / Cold Storage / a combination of stores?
And why?
Are some stores better than others for certain goods?

Scratcher
Forum: Malaysia
Feb 5th 2016, 3:59 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,996
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Televised 6 nations rugby

Thanks for the info and the sports links. Unfortunately I dont have Super Sports 1 on the Astro package.

Here is another site I have used in the past to watch sport, partularly good for the...
Forum: Malaysia
Feb 5th 2016, 12:44 am
Replies: 4
Views: 1,996
Posted By Scratcher

Televised 6 nations rugby

Last year I am sure the 6 nations rugby was broadcast on the Setanta sports channel. Late last year I upgraded my astro package to include the setanta rugby channel to watch the rugby world cup. But...
Jan 19th 2016, 9:31 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Alternative hotel for legoland

An alternative to Puteri Harbour is the Granada Hotal across the road from Bukit Indah Aeon Mall. This gives you a wide range of nearby eating choices.

Scratcher
Oct 1st 2015, 5:31 am
Replies: 11
Views: 4,648
Posted By Scratcher

Re: Fresh Meats and Butchers

I have regularly used Harvest for good quality beef cuts. No pork at this place. Frozen & Chilled Meat Supplier & Wholesaler in Johor Bahru (JB), Malaysia - Harvest Frozen Food Sdn. Bhd....
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