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In the middle of last year, I embarked on a little project to the KY eats section by spending quite a bit of time geo-tagging (almost) all the food entries for the GPS savvy readers.

Since then, google map has evolved to be a pretty useful mapping tool for Malaysia, complete with updated road names and navigational ability (right click on the maps and choose Directions from here, or Directions to here). You can also tag locations and create your very own custom maps so long as you have a google account. It is all pretty neat.

This got me an idea to make the food review locations a little bit more visual, so if you know where you want to eat, you can browse all the reviews I’ve done that are closest to the area.

In the past few days, I spent quite a bit of time creating custom google maps just for this purpose. So ladies and gentlemen, here goes!

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The links to the maps are found on the top banner as well as the right sidebar under PAGES of this blog.

I now have maps for KL, PJ & Selangor, as well as Penang. More shall come soon, and these maps are constantly updated whenever an entry is added to this blog. I think I will also differentiate the type of food with different icons in the future to (default icons are limited).

You can drag, zoom (click the +/- sign on top left or double click on map), and clicking on individual icon shows a picture and a direct link of the food entries I blogged here. Try it out!

Here is the map of KL:


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What do you think? 😀

Discuss : New features on KYspeaks – Food Maps!

  1. Wah so tech savvvvy! jeles…

  2. It’s a great concept! I started doing custom maps for my last food review too. It takes a bit of time, but it’s great for finding directions and I love the customization. Nice one! 🙂

  3. drewnity

    wahsai!! pro d.. hehehe

    well, it’s quite useful for ppl who are not so familiar with the roads, at least they know where to start.. LOL =D

  4. davidlian

    Awesome! Now I can navigate there with my map application.

  5. googlemap is the best.

  6. eiling,
    You oso have GPS device, I know! 😀

    Huai Bin,
    Best. thanks 😀

    drewnity,
    Yaaa, true true, that’s the idea.

    davidlian,
    Wooyey!

    Myhorng,
    Very advanced, very nice. 😀

  7. I see that central KL has the most plot lol

  8. Thanks! Now I can easily enter the positions in my GPS. 😉

  9. wah you so rajin and high tech! but too bad i don’t know how to read maps wtf

  10. Simon Seow,
    That is cos this is a KL map, there are PJ and Penang maps too. 😀

    Angie Tan,
    yey! 😀

    aud,
    You get Tim to read! 😛

    ShaolinTiger,
    😀

  11. cun cun cun!! as cun as kimcun!! lol

  12. utmost awecome!

  13. sorry shld be awesome :p

  14. Very nice! At this rate, soon you’ll have a whole Malaysia map filled with forks and knives!

    😀

  15. Precious Pea

    Cool! Sure won’t get lost this way. But then again, I like your drawings!

  16. Robb,
    Hahaha

    babe_kl,
    Thanksss 😀

    moons,
    That’s the idea! 😛

    Cheesie,
    Best. 😉

    Precious Pea,
    Haha my drawings will still be there, in addition to populating these maps. 😉

  17. cool…

  18. KYspeaks gone high tech!

  19. Vernice,
    Thanks! 😀

    Yiling,
    Yesss, I’m in IT line anyway! 😉

  20. I dunno how to see maps and i dun trust on GPS…
    So, I will just to call you and ask the direction! blek 😛

  21. ausom!! ky la revolusi!

  22. this is juz awesome!!

  23. Just promise us you won’t bin your crappy maps…
    ..and all will be well with the world

  24. shaoweii

    WOW! how nice it is!

    Good job bro!

  25. s2k_247,
    Thanks 😀

    sotong,
    You very teruk laaa

    Chriso,
    Terima Kasih! 😀

    panda aka racoon,
    Thanks. 😉

    Suertes,
    Hahaha my crappy maps’ staying! 😀

    shaoweii,
    Thanks thanks. 😉

  26. thenomadGourmand

    liked ur cute maps better..since they r here to stay..i wont worry then. ;p

  27. wow,
    very easy to see and also get to search the directions also..
    now it will be easier to find foods location
    thanks~

  28. but still think your old map is unique..lol

  29. thenomadGourmand,
    Thankss, yes the hand drawn will always be around. 😉

    Bok,
    Thankss 😀

  30. Awesome! That’s one word that I could think of. 🙂

  31. Joyce,
    Thanks. 😉

  32. Thank you so much ky, wanted to ask for this for a long time..
    Congrats that you finally revealed it!

  33. cw,
    You’re welcome. 😉 Glad you like it

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