Thursday, September 25, 2014

Just in case....


I'm so sorry for all the bad things I did to my family and friends. Everything happens for a good reason.

Wassalam & Cheers.

Weather forecast


Dear you,

Could you be the clouds on a hot sunny day?
Could you be the stars in the darkest night?
Could you be my umbrella on a cold rainy day?
Could you be my home on the stormy weather?

Wassalam & Cheers.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Good deeds


Always do good deeds to your family and friends and even strangers. Do good deeds especially to your mother and father as you'll never know when you'll die or get sick. You don't have to wait for a special occasion to do good deeds. You just do what you think is best for your family and friends even when you're not in a good situation do so.

Sometimes you don't have to think too much to do good deeds because you know eventually Allah swt will be with you in whatever situation you are.

Wassalam & Cheers.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Universal Studio Osaka


A few tips going to Universal Studio Japan:

  • Come early in the morning to be able to enjoy all rides.
  • Avoid weekends/school holidays/public holidays
  • Go there on weekdays (there are a lot of people even going there on Monday)
  • Buy Express tickets to avoid queuing 1@2 hours for a ride. Last time we went there on Saturday, even with express tickets, we still need to queue certain rides for 1 hour. Just imagine queuing without express tickets *sigh*
  • You can buy the express tickets at the gift shop on your left of the entrance *it is limited*
  • If you don't understand Japanese language, don't go to the shows as you won't understand a single word they say.
  • There are certain time frame for the express tickets, such as Biohazard the Real.
  • You can bring your own food into USJ. No food restrictions.

Biohazard the Real was awesome!!! Unfortunately I didn't win.

Have fun and enjoy the rides!!!

Wassalam & Cheers.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Halal Meat


This is a forwarded information I got from a family member. It is very easy to understand. 


My dear brothers and sisters. Most of us have a very wrong understanding about the meaning of halal slaughter.

I was asked by a non muslim professor once what makes a meat halal and I didn't know an explanation and was embarrassed but gave a vague answer saying that we say the prayer before we cut, that makes it halal. 

I came back and went through hadiths and articles written by muslim scholars and finally came to an understanding. I am going to explain it to you in a scientific way so that Insha Allah in the future if anyone asks you the same question you will be prepared to give this answer. 


Answer: It is the undrained blood that contaminates the meat makes it haram.
What these non-muslim butchers do is completely chop of the head as a result of which the connection between the brain and the heart is lost hence the heart stops pumping/beating almost instantaneously therefore there is no driving force to push the blood out of the body. As a result of this the blood stagnates in the veins and arteries and contaminates the meat.

Scientifically it is proven that blood is one of the best culture mediums to grow bacteria. Consuming meat contaminated with blood makes humans more vulnerable to infections and joint pains. Joint pains because of high uric acid levels in blood.


Answer:   In halal way we do not chop off the head completely but instead we cut the main vein (jugular vein) in the neck first. (This vein contains venous blood in high pressure and it directly connects to the atrium of the heart without any interference). This method of slaughtering preserves the connection between the brain and the heart which allows neural transmissions to be delivered. This keeps the heart pumping/beating until all the blood is drained off completely from every vein and artery in the body making the meat pure and thus halal.


Allah SWT has created fish in such a way that the moment it is removed from water the entire blood in its body is redirected to a part called the epiglottis in its mouth which turns bright red thus indicating that the blood is drained and the meat is pure.


Wassalam & Cheers.


I dreamt of you last night
Was I in your dream too?

It had always been a weird dream
Something to ponder throughout the day

Recite your duas before you sleep
May tonight's dream be simple and sweet 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014



Alhamdulillah. Something to be recited every second.

Perhentian Island

Be grateful with all the little things we have as those with everything may not be happy with what they have...
Happiness comes from the heart and not things.
Lets be happy and grateful with what we have.

Note to self.

Wassalam and Cheers!

Monday, March 31, 2014



Kyoto is a city you must visit if you're in Japan. It is one of the beautiful, breathtaking,  awesome place to take photos and admire the nature.

We arrived in the afternoon.  Kyoto station is a convenient place where you can find other public transport for your next destination. We took a taxi to our guest house.  The rate is quite expensive if you're travelling alone.

Our guest house is 10 to 15 minutes away from Kyoto station. It's a 1+1 bedroom guest house with one toilet. The first floor has a complete kitchen, washing machine, bathtub etc. The second floor has 1+1 bedroom: you have to pass through the first bedroom to get to the second bedroom.

The guest house is in the city. After checking in and prayed, we took a bicycle tour around Kyoto. You have to be fit to cycle through town. It was breezy and fun riding a bicycle like the locals.

We cycled to a shrine on top of the hill. The view is so beautiful.

Later that night we ate dinner at a local restaurant in town. It was super delicious and awesome.

Wassalam & Cheers

Monday, February 10, 2014

Tokyo to Kyoto


Our plan was actually to stay in Tokyo for 3 days and Osaka 2 days. However,  we changed our plans and headed to Kyoto on the third day. Luckily I didn't book or made any hotel reservations for the rest of the trip. Things happened for a great reason.  We get to visit Kyoto in our short 5 days Japan trip.

You can reach Kyoto from Tokyo via 
  • Air plane; the closest airport to Kyoto is Osaka's Itami Airport. It is one hour to Kyoto.
  • Highway bus; about 7-8hours ride
  • local train; about 9 hours typically involves about 4 transfers of train
  • Car; about 5 to 6 hours without breaks and traffic jams
  • Shinkansen (Japanese Bullet Train); there are 3 types: Nozomi, Hikari, Kodoma. It takes about 140 to 160 minutes. 

JR Tokaido Shinkansen cost ¥12550 which took about 140 to 160 minutes. This was my first time riding a bullet train. I was so excited. The inside of the train is better than AirAsia airbus. It's spacious, comfortable and clean.

You can do almost anything in shinkansen.  Eat, sleep, read, etc. You can eat your own meal without hesitation. We ate our sushi which we bought at Shinjuku station earlier.

After arriving Kyoto station, we took a taxi to our guest house. The taxi driver is so polite. Everyone was polite and friendly.

Kyoto, a place to visit again.

Wassalam & Cheers.



On our first day in Japan we explored Tokyo via its public transport. We paid 1800 yen for the Tokyo sightseeing Hop on Hop off bus. The operating hours are from 9am until 5pm.

It had 3 routes. We were given a map to choose our own route and timing for each stop. We went to a shrine, Tokyo Tree Tower etc.

We were lost after visiting the shrine. But it was worth walking along the road and just watch the environment and enjoy the view.

The day ended with shopping and eating sushi above a rail station.

Fun happy experience with cousins in Tokyo.

Wassalam & Cheers.

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Japan; Tokyo, Kyoto & Osaka expenses


Most of my trips are backpack self trip. Technically I'll try my best to find the cheapest alternative. For my Japan trip I spent less than rm5000.00 including Airasia tickets, 3 amusement parks and souvenirs.

The summary:

Work hard to earn more for other trips.

Wassalam & Cheers.

FujiQ Highland, Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan


On the second day in Japan we took a bus to Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi. It is a few hours bus ride from Tokyo. We arrived around 11am.

The park opens early at 9am until 5pm. On certain days they operate until  8pm.

Free pass with my face on it. After taking the ticket from the counter, you have to insert it into a machine which captures your face and produce this awesome entrance ticket. I was standing tall so that's why my forehead is cut off.

The rides are amazingly thrilling and awesome. They have one of the the longest roller Coaster and also the steepest roller coaster. The rides are:

  • Fujiyama; this is the longest roller coaster and also tallest. Even though the line is so super long, the ride is worth waiting.
  • Eijanaika; this is the steepest roller coaster which rotates 360° forward and backward that inverts 14 different times.  Totally awesome!!
  • Takashiba; this is the 121° free fall ride. Scary but fun. It makes your adrenaline high.
  • Dodonpa; this is the 4th fastest roller coaster in the world. 
  • Pizza-la; I loved this one the most. It's a lay back ride where you can enjoy the view. The day view you will be able to see Fuji Mountain. Where as the night view you will be able to see colourful lights around the area.


Waiting for Pizza-la
Before heading back we went to the Haunted Hospital. It was freaking scary.

For further information,  visit FujiQ website

Wassalam & Cheers.

Malaysian visiting Japan


Japan is a must country to visit. It is a friendly country. Everything is made easy and convenient. However it is a bit difficult to go around if you don't have a friend who knows Japanese.

The new regulations is that Malaysians are exempted to apply visa with a passport compliant with ICAO standards. A passport with the chip symbol in front of the cover.

Have fun in Japan because I had a blast there!!!!

Wassalam & Cheers.