Thursday, June 28, 2012


Lately sangat busy dengan travel. I mean, really busy. In fact, semalam baru balik dari Cardiff, Wales selepas 10 hari menjelajah Italy dan Switzerland. Sebelum tu pulak travel ke Prague, Vienna dan Budapest. Penat sungguh.

Esok merupakan hari graduasi bagi kami bakal2 pharmacist di University of Strathclyde. Harap2 esok cuaca cerah dan tak hujan macam sekarang. Summer di Glasgow memang sentiasa basah.

Sekarang tak sempat lagi nk update blog pasal travel. Banyak post2 yang tertangguh. Gambar2 dalam kamera pun tak habis sedut lagi. Seperti biasa blog akan diupdate di Malaysia mengikut turutan travel..

1. The Making of Harry Potter - Warner Bros Studio Tour
2. Prague - Czech Republic
3. Vienna - Austria
4. Budapest - Hungary
5. Rome, Pisa, Florence, Venice - Italy
6. Zurich, Luzern, Interlaken, Geneva - Switzerland
7. Cardiff, Wales

Last update hari tu pasal Birmingham.

Harap2 dah balik Malaysia nanti rajinlah menulis je. Jangan blog ni terbengkalai pulak. 




Sunday, June 10, 2012

Alhamdulillah.. I'm a pharmacist-to-be!

Alhamdulillah, praise to Allah for giving me an opportunity to get a good result in my final exams. I didn't asked much except to pass my degree exam. However, Allah give me more, not only I passed the exam and rewarded with the Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) degree but also with merit. Alhamdulillah..

The results were released on the first day of my summer trip with may lovely parents. We were at Edinburgh at that time waiting for our flight to Prague, Czech Republic. Thus, this gave me a chance to be ka-ching! Got an extra allowance from my umi! Hihihi.. XD

Thanks for those who made doa for me; prayed for my success, wished me good luck and helped me with my studies. I know when I was a bit stress, I would call somebody via skype. You know who you are. Thanks for keeping up with kardashians.. Eh eh eh, with me.. =p

I'm graduating soon insyaAllah.. 29th June is the date. It will be commenced in Barony Hall, University of Strathclyde at 3 pm.

Allah dah tetapkan rezeki masing2 dan setiap yang berlaku merupakan ujian daripada-Nya. Sedih itu ujian, gembira itu ujian -quoted-

Gambar sisipan: Sunset at Prague.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Umi & Ayah di Glasgow

Hehehehe.. Alhamdulillah, umi & ayah dah selamat sampai di Glasgow hari Isnin selepas beberapa hari merantau ke Paris, Amsterdam dan London untuk honeymoon yang dah keberapa kali tah.. XD

Ni saje nak letak gambar preview sweet couple ni.. hihihi..

Olympic ring at George Square

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

berlatarbelakangkan University of Glasgow

Birthday ayah 6 Jun, so sempatlah kami anak-beranak sambut kecil-kecilan kat hall. Buat tiramisu untuk ayah. =)

Esok nak sambung journey jalan2, tapi result exam dijangka keluar pulak. Huhu..

Wish me & my friends luck! 


Tuesday, June 5, 2012

More Summer Trip Day 1 - Birmingham

Assalamualaikum wbt, today I'm gonna continue writing about my not-so-recent trip to Birmingham, England. We went there by Virgin train which cost only £5. I guessed I was quite lucky when booking the train. Actually I was browsing through Megabus website to find a bus journey, however the results also showed the availability of the Virgin train (aka Megatrain). Thus, I grabbed the tickets as soon as I confirmed it with my fellow Harry Potter fan-friends.

Actually, Birmingham was just our quick stop before we're heading to our main intention which was to visit Warner Bros Studio Tour in Watford. The studio was recently opened during spring. We took the 10 am train from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street. The journey took 4 hours.

As soon as we reached Birmingham, we wandered around the city searching for interesting places to visit. Well, Birmingham basically is just another big city in England, thus walking around was kinda easy. There's maps and signboards everywhere. First, we went to The Mailbox. It's a shopping mall selling exclusive items. Since it looked kinda luxurious and expensive, we made a u-turn back to the train station. Around that area, there lies Victoria Square, which is one of the significant landmark in Birmingham. There were so many people here, enjoying the bright sunshine. 

We stopped for a coffee break at Costa, New Street. We already had our lunch in the train. The girls brought sandwiches and fried rice. Thanks girls! =)

We toured the city centre looking for souvenirs but we only got postcards that we bought from WHSmith. Maybe Birmingham doesn't have many landmarks that could be moulded into a fridge magnets. As we were walking, suddenly we saw a Hello Kitty booth. Thus, Fyruz bought some magnets as she is very into Hello Kitty. Plus, we accidentally saw our hotel here. We had booked Travelodge Moor Street which only cost £29.90 per night.

After checking-in and performing our prayers, we went back outside. Near the Moor Street, there is a giant unique shopping mall called Bullring. I heard that this mall is quite famous among architecture students due to its design and structure. So we went window shopping inside this big mall. We didn't really buy anything. Since this complex was named Bullring, it's possible to have a bull around here. Poofs! There's a bull statue outside this mall, wearing a United Kingdom clothes.

We had our dinner at Baquette du Monde. It's a halal cafe selling panini, burgers and Movenpick ice creams. I ordered tandoori chicken panini. Only baquette with chicken, no veggies or cheese. Maybe they forgot or it's like that. Plus, it's kinda pricey. £4 per panini.. *rolling eyes*. Tak kenyang pun, balik hotel makan benda lain pulak. Shopped for some food from Tesco downstairs.

Tomorrow gonna be very exciting! We're gonna visit Hogwarts! 


Sunday, June 3, 2012

Summer Roadtrip Day 2 - Isle of Sky

They say Isle of Skye is very pretty for it's scenery. I say it's true! This huge island is located about 2 hours drive from Fort William at the north of Scotland. Last night, we stayed at Broadford Backpackers Hostel which is located obviously at Broadford. This hostel is located near the hospital. It's a 6-bed dorm with shared bathroom. It costs £17.50 per night per person.

Broadford Backpackers Hostel
Broadford, Isle of Skye, Scotland IV49 9AA

We woke up quite late that morning as we were very tired from yesterday's journey. So we had to altered our itinerary slightly. First thing in the morning, we had breakfast at the dining area. We still had our food leftovers from yesterday. Thus, we had sandwiches, vegetable soup, pita bread and vegetarian haggis which Joe bought from a local store.

1. Sligachan

After checking out, we headed to our first destination, Sligachan. This small area is famous for its Sligachan Bridge which there is a river runs below it. The river is quite rocky so it's quite easy to hop onto the middle of the river. The panorama here was very stunning and pretty with the background of mountains, rocks, river and sheeeeeepppps.

2. The Old Man of Storr

We continued our journey to further north to see this rocky mountains. The natural structure of the rocks around here is very fantastic. First, we were required to hike up the mountain to reach the rocky summit. However, due to time constraint, we only hiked half way until we got quite a decent view of The Storr. Oh yea, the whether was a bit chilly up there. Menggerbang2 rambutku.. Brrrr~

3. Kilt Rock

A row of cliffs that looks like they were wearing kilt. This is kinda true. The view was very fantastic up there. There's a very high waterfall a few metres beside the Kilt Rock. There's also a few dinosaur's footsteps exhibited here. Not the real one though, just the footsteps engraved on a metal plate.

4. Quiraing

The most adventurous journey of all. We had to drove on the long and winding road to reach here. Moreover, it's only a single road but with two directions. The road was very narrow and if there's a car from the opposite direction, we had to stopped our car at the roadside. Thrill, but very terkejut2.


5. Portree

Initially, we planned to stop here to have our late lunch. As we parked our car, we walked down the steps to the pier. However, the beach is kinda rocky and not suitable for us to picnic there, thus we re-route our journey to another place. There's a row of colourful shop lots here which was quite significant. This area also had been featured on the postcards. I could see several boats at the beach, looked very pretty. Very typical overseas beach view.

Done with all the tour around 3 pm. Then we headed to Eilean Donan Castle again to rest a bit while having our lunch there. I took the chance to buy some souvenirs as when we arrived here yesterday, the shop was already closed. Therefore, I grabbed some postcards, fridge magnets and pin badges.

After performing our prayers, we drove back to Glasgow. The journey took approximately 5 hours. Yes, it was very far from Glasgow but alhamdulillah Joe had the strength to drive back. We reached Glasgow at 10.30 pm, and we directly cook our dinner. We're starving! XD

Time to rest because tomorrow I had another journey to make.


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