Thursday, November 24, 2016

Halal Breakfast in Perth - The Sarapan

Delicious halal Malaysian breakfast @ The Sarapan

Another long overdue post! that's what you get when you have a toddler around :p anyways, I was scrolling through my photos on my phone to make room for more photos and came across my photos of The Sarapan. Thought it would be a shame to just delete these without even blogging about it. 

So, here goes, we went to Perth sometime in April 2016 and stayed in a hotel, so definitely no cooking haha.. finding a halal restaurant that open for breakfast on a weekend is do-able but finding one that open on a weekday is very hard. 

So, by chance The Sarapan facebook page was suggested to me as I was searching for halal restaurants in Perth and coincidentally it was the weekend, so I told my husband that we are going to check it out the next day :)

Getting there was relatively easy, parking available at the roadside and we took the seats outside the restaurant so that the kids can run about outside. 

Beside The Sarapan

What else would you order for a Malaysian breakfast? Nasi Lemak and roti canai of course! We ordered Mee Rebus too :) oooh.. mustn't forget the teh tarik! Pardon the pics, it was taken with one hand holding the phone while the other fends off the baby's hands!

Halal Malaysian Breakfast in Perth @ The Sarapan

Food was nice, the picture of the Nasi Lemak does not do justice to the yummy fried chicken. We ordered eggs sunny side up as well since its more sinful that way haha. 

Teh tarik was humongous, both me and my husband couldn't finish it. We should have shared just one mug. 

halal breakfast in perth
Mee Rebus @ The Sarapan (teh tarik in the background got cut off)

The Roti Canai was a bit too oily for me but the kids ate it all up. Mee Rebus was also nice though not as nice as my mum's (hah! but then that's very subjective heh?) 

the sarapan perth
Makanan halal di Perth - Roti Canai @ The Sarapan

Hubby was so happy with breakfast that he suggested we come again the next day (Monday) and I'm like "Dear, this place only pops up during weekends." To which he replied "Well, we should have gone here on Saturday and Sunday then!" haha oklah Hubby, next trip yeah? 

The Sarapan is at :

1 Leonard Street, 
Victoria Park, 
Perth, Australia.

Map of the Sarapan:

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

KL with Kids - Mini Zoo @ KL Tower

This visit was like ages ago during one of the public holidays. We wanted to go to Aquaria but the queue was soooo long that we decided to just go to the super tiny aquarium (in comparison to Aquaria) at KL Tower instead. When we arrived there, we were pleasantly surprised to see that the mini zoo at KL Tower has reopened. It is now operated by the same company that operates "Farm in The City" the popular petting zoo at Sri Kembangan. 

So, basically, it is a small zoo, good enough to entertain 6 year olds and below I think. You are able to feed some of the animals like rabbits, hamsters, turtles and birds. There are a few ponies that the kids can ride on for a fee (if I remember correctly) The place is quite shaded so you do not have to worry much about being exposed to the scorching sun but it does get very warm if there is no wind. 

We went through everything in 1 hour or so but the kids love it :) Some pictures below:

KL Tower Mini Zoo

kuala lumpur attractions for kids
KL Tower Mini Zoo

KL Tower Mini Zoo - feeding the hamster

Mini Zoo at KL Tower

Monitor Lizard @ Mini Zoo KL Tower

mini zoo kuala lumpur
Squirrel Monkey @ KL Tower Mini Zoo

Ponies @ KL Tower Mini Zoo

So, if you have small kids and don't have much energy to explore Zoo Negara with your kiddos, the Mini Zoo at KL Tower might be an option. 

KL Tower Mini Zoo opening hours: 10 am - 9pm (daily)
KL Tower Mini Zoo admission fee is:

RM32 (Adult) and RM27 (Child below 11 years / Senior Citizen above 60 years)
Free entry for child below 90cm.

Map of KL Tower Mini Zoo:

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