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Dec
21
2017

October Japanese Cuisine, Johor Bahru

It’s the festive season and almost everyone I know is busy holidaying somewhere. We just got back from a great getaway too. We went to this place where cherry blossoms is in full bloom. It’s so beautiful that we can’t resist but to take a family picture under the alluring sakura arch. Bright cherry blossoms and the rustle of bamboo give such a serene ambiance to this location. I believe I could have tricked a handful of […]

Dec
13
2017

Dinosaur Alive Water Theme Park @ KSL Hotel & Resort Johor Bahru

During our recent trip down South to Johor, we stayed at KSL Hotel & Resort.  KSL Hotel & Resort Johor Bahru is the largest integrated resort in Johor. The hotel contains 868 rooms, suites and 20 function rooms. Besides located in the city center and near to Singapore-Johor Bahru causeway (5minutes), the hotel is also connected to a shopping mall. The fact that it has an astonishing 868 rooms, the 4 elevators can be pretty crowded during peak season. We […]

Dec
10
2017

The Crystal Crown Arch @ Istana Bukit Serene Johor

We just got back from a 2D/1N trip to Johor with some friends. It was the boys’ first time sitting in a bus for such long hours but time flies when we have great company as there were two other children with us on this trip.  It was fun playing tourist in Johor. One of the places we visited is the CROWN arch at Istana Bukit Serene in Johor Bahru. The Istana Bukit Serene is the […]

Nov
28
2017

Awana SkyWay : Glass-floor Gondola

We were up in Resorts World Genting again last weekend. I know it’s insane but there are so many new stuffs to explore here that we just can’t resist especially since it is the school holidays and takes only an hour drive from our place.  We stayed at Awana Genting Resort this time around so we took the opportunity to ride the new Awana SkyWay up to SkyAvenue. For a more spectacular experience, we decided […]

Nov
19
2017

The Adventures of Monkey King – The Golden Hooped Rod at Genting International Showroom

Our main purpose going up to Resorts World Genting over the weekend was to catch The Adventures of Monkey King – The Golden Hooped Rod at Genting International Showroom. Every year during the school holidays, Resorts World Genting will bring something new and different and this year it is the Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe with their magical 3D theatre performance. An exhilarating combination of heart-stopping live acrobatic and 3D visual effects, The Golden Hooped Rod is […]

Nov
18
2017

Tour the World with Snoopy at Sky Avenue, Resorts World Genting

We drove up to Resorts World Genting yesterday for some fresh air. It is just an hour drive from home anyway hence we used to be a regular here until they started the renovation works that we stopped going up. I heard the place is nice and buzzing with activities again now with shopping malls such as Genting Highlands Premium Outlet and Sky Avenue enticing visitors to go up.  We decided to check it out […]

Nov
17
2017

Hotel Maison Boutique | Themed Boutique Hotel in KL

There is a boutique hotel in KL that makes fairy tales and fantasies come true. Imagine stepping into this fairytale room that comes complete with a carriage. In my case, it came complete with my Knight in Shining Armour as well as a couple of handsome Princes ♥ The carriage actually doubles as an extra bed for children.  Bed that fits for a Queen.  Even the stand-alone bathtub is amazingly gorgeous with its gold tiles and […]

Nov
9
2017

Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore (Tower Wing Horizon Club Grand Premier Room)

During our recent week-long holiday in Singapore, we had the pleasure to stay in the world’s very first Shangri-La (opened in 1971); the very first hotel of the luxury Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Group. Shangri-La Hotel Singapore had recently unveiled their newly refurbished Tower Wing with a luxurious new look. It features a refreshed lobby, brand new rooms and suites, three novel restaurant concepts and a revitalised club lounge. The hotel that started it all. […]

Oct
28
2017

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Singapore: The Only Beachfront Resort in Singapore

We travel to Singapore at least once or twice annually. During our past visits to Singapore, we always stay in the city center but this time we decided to stay in Sentosa itself, The State of Fun; Asia’s leading leisure destination and Singapore’s premier island resort getaway. Nestled in the lush greenery of Sentosa Island and the only hotel located on Singapore’s beachfront… Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa Address 101 Siloso Road, Sentosa, 098970, Singapore Tel (65) 6275 0100 […]

Oct
23
2017

3 Reasons to Stay at Hotel Equatorial Melaka

The UNESCO World Heritage Site is the heart of Malacca city. You have not seen Malacca unless you’ve spend your time exploring the many places of interests here. It is a favourite amongst tourists and for that very same reason, this area is always packed and abuzz with activities. Driving here can be quite tricky as it is not easy to find an empty parking spot hence many opt to stay nearby so they can just […]

Oct
19
2017

Skyline Luge Sentosa: New Luge Tracks and Skyline Ride

We were in Singapore recently for the holidays. We spent our first 3 days in Singapore staying in Sentosa before switching to another hotel in the city. We stayed in Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa. It is walking distance to our favourite spot – the Skyline Luge, situated on the Imbiah Lookout cluster. We first rode on the Luge and Skyride at Sentosa Singapore back in 2010 when Ethan was 3 years old. Back […]

Sep
28
2017

Asiatique Sky Ferris Wheel: Bangkok’s Landmark

I finally have time to blog about our Asiatique Sky Ferris Wheel ride in Bangkok. I was telling myself to better get it done before the next school holidays in two week’s time. Who knows maybe we’ll get to travel again? *wishful thinking*   During our recent week long holiday in Bangkok, we managed to visit quite a number of famous tourist attractions. I’ve blogged about our dinner river cruise and our visit to Wat Arun temple . […]

Sep
23
2017

Places of Interest Within Walking Distance in Melaka

My parents are Malaccan. I am born in Melaka but not raised here hence I am as foreign to this place as most tourist out there. Last weekend we played tourist in this historical city and for the very first time, we brought the boys to explore the many places of attractions here.  We stayed in a hotel nearby but to drive out to the heart of Malacca city, the UNESCO World Heritage Site is […]

Sep
20
2017

Novotel Melaka : New dining promotions

With a blink of an eye, we are approaching the final quarter of 2017. To me, that means work is 3/4 done and it is time to plan for a holiday to reward ourselves after a year of hard work. I rarely travel far since having children. We Cuti-Cuti Malaysia a lot to give us short little breaks to keep us refreshed and relax. We recently took a weekend staycation with a couple of friends […]

Aug
11
2017

Our Weekend Staycation at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur

We celebrated Mother’s Day for the third consecutive year at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur recently. During that Mother’s Day High Tea, I won a stay voucher in a Deluxe Room at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Eastin Hotel is located in between Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya and is just 5-minute walking distance to Phileo Damansara MRT Station that was just recently launched. I took that opportunity to celebrate Ethan’s birthday with a weekend staycation here two […]

Jul
17
2017

Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20

During our recent week-long trip to Bangkok, we spent the second half of our holiday staying at Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20; one of the top family hotel in Bangkok. I love new hotels and Novotel Soi 20 (as they are fondly referred to by the cab drivers) is just celebrating their 1st year anniversary this year. NOVOTEL Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 19/9 Soi Sukhumvit 20, Kwang Klongtoey, Khet Klongtoey, 10110 Bangkok Thailand Tel: +66 (0)2 009 4999 […]

Jul
9
2017

Kid Friendly Hotel @ Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit, Thailand

We went to Bangkok during the recent festive holidays. It was our first trip to Bangkok hence we decided to focus on only exploring places within the city that are easily accessible by their BTS skytrain or cab. We sourced for hotels nearby BTS skytrain stations and decided on Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit as it is situated right across the station. *VIDEO* NOVOTEL Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit ADDRESS: 566 Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Patumwan, Bangkok 10330 Bangkok, Thailand […]

Jul
6
2017

Wat Arun Temple in Bangkok

On our second day in Bangkok, we planned to visit the Grand Palace. The hotel concierge helped us get a taxi and specifically informed the driver to send us to the Grand Palace but as soon as we started our journey, the taxi driver told us that we will need to walk a bit to the Grand Palace as vehicles are not allowed into the area due to the daily prayers (during the mourning period) after […]

Jul
2
2017

Wonderful Pearl Dinner Cruise @ Bangkok, Thailand

We just got back from a week-long holiday in Bangkok. This is one of the most ‘unprepared’ trip we have ever done. We had been pretty occupied and busy the weeks prior to our trip that we did not manage to plan a proper itinerary and decided to just go with the flow. Close to the end of our trip, the Daddy decided to splurge on a dinner cruise. We are entitled to free local […]

Jun
25
2017

New Rooms at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Understanding the need to stay relevant in the market place, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel unveiled its first batch of completely restyled West Wing guest rooms. The new rooms showcase a fresh and contemporary design – sophisticated, tasteful and sleek, reflecting the key personalities of a Renaissance Discoverer who celebrates all things that contribute to living a life less ordinary. We were privileged to be invited to experience the new Deluxe Suite @ West Wing recently. […]

Jun
14
2017

Balinese Massage @ Mandara Spa, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur

We were privileged to be invited to experience the newly unveiled completely restyled West Wings guest rooms at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel last weekend. I’ll write more about those wonderful new rooms later as there are many pictures and videos I’d love to share with you but haven’t got the time composing them into a story yet. During our staycation here at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, I was also treated to a much needed relaxation at Mandara […]

Jun
9
2017

Swiss-Garden Beach Resort, Damai Laut

*VIDEO* During the recent school holidays, we took advantage to travel up to Sitiawan – the place I grew up after my father retired from the Navy. My parents have since moved to Melaka hence I’ve not been back here for almost 20 years. We also made the most out of this trip to spend some precious time being close to nature. We stayed at Swiss-Garden Beach Resort, Damai Laut. A hidden gem; secluded but […]

Jun
1
2017

Tua Pek Kong Temple @ Pasir Panjang, Sitiawan

I grew up in Sitiawan but left to KL since college. It has been 20 years since I last stepped foot here. We were finally back in Sitiawan last Sunday. Words can’t describe how delighted I was to finally walk on the ground that shaped me to be who I am today. These two are my former classmates. I surprised one of them at his coffee shop for lunch the moment we arrived Sitiawan. The other guy is […]

Mar
28
2017

Penang’s Latest Children Attraction: Dino Gym @ The TOP, KOMTAR

During the recent school holidays, we made a trip up to Penang. One of the reason we went up is to visit the new Jurassic Research Center at The TOP, KOMTAR. The boys love it there as they got to see their favourite dinosaurs come ‘alive’. Imagine seeing dinosaurs in your books up close and roaring in front of you. That was what they got during our visit there. You can read all about it […]

Mar
25
2017

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang – A Family Friendly Resort

We love Penang. It is only 4 hours drive away from Kuala Lumpur hence it is easily our favourite choice for a short getaway whenever we need a boost of some Vitamin Sea and nice, sandy beaches. We usually stay at Batu Feringgi whenever we go up to Penang as the boys love to spend time playing by the beach. It is no different this school holidays with Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La being our […]

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