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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 […]

Mar
21
2017

Penang’s Latest Family Attraction: Jurassic Research Center @ The TOP, KOMTAR

Penang has long been enticing visitors with its beautiful coasts and scrumptious cuisines. This beautiful island welcomes modernity yet at the same time preserves its traditions and old world charm. I remember visiting KOMTAR, the tallest building in Penang when I was little. It has been THAT long ago. Last weekend I found myself back, this time at The TOP, KOMTAR with the boys to visit Jurassic Research Center, one of the latest attractions here. The TOP @ KOMTAR […]

Feb
6
2017

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson: A Perfect Family Destination

We went for our first family holiday this year at Lexis Hibiscus, Port Dickson. We have always wanted to come here since their soft launch over a year ago but decided to wait until they are fully completed so that we can fully enjoy their facilities. The first thing I noticed was that they have free WIFI and the coverage is pretty strong throughout the entire resort. Thumbs UP! Before I go into details, here is […]

Dec
29
2016

Unleash the Superheroes @ Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa

Today’s post is the continuation of our recent Phuket vacation. After spending a great time with the kids at Novotel Phuket Surin Beach Resort for 3 nights, we transferred to Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort & Spa for the remaining half of our holiday. Located only 10 minutes drive from the excitement of Patong and right across Karon Beach, Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort and Spa is the ideal choice for a Phuket Resort.  Upon arrival, from the reception, we hopped […]

Dec
20
2016

Kids Are Important @ Novotel Phuket Surin Beach Resort

We spent a week in Phuket paradise recently. Only 1 hour 15 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur Malaysia by flight, it is our second time here this year. We stayed at two places this time around – Surin and Karon, both at Novotel Phuket Resorts. We spent several days at Novotel Phuket Surin Beach Resort before transferring to Novotel Phuket Karon Beach Resort & Spa. Today I’ll be writing about our experience staying in Novotel […]

Nov
28
2016

Kids are King @ Holiday Inn Resort Penang

Batu Ferringhi is one of Penang’s most popular destinations. Its long stretch of soft, white sandy beach is filled with a host of accommodation and dining options. When spoilt for choices, how do you decide? Travelling with kids, the most important factor for us is the convenience and comfort of the boys. Having stayed at numerous Holiday Inn resorts around the globe, we now have them fondly embedded in our hearts. The kids love the Kids […]

Oct
6
2016

Which Flight to Choose from KL to Bali?

Which flight to take from KL to Bali? That is really a tough choice. Initially we wanted to try Air Asia but knowing that it will take 3 hours, I know we have to get food for the kids and us too. So after adding the cost for luggage, FOOD etc, etc… AA is no longer affordable.  Next choice – Malindo. With the rates we got from AA, we can get Malindo’s Business Class promo seats […]

Sep
29
2016

The NEST Hotel, Bali

It has been two weeks since our family trip to Bali. Am already missing Bali tremendously. I can’t believe how affordable it is to hire a private driver to bring us around in Bali. I really enjoyed our leisurely self-customised tour in Bali. It was relaxing as we get to decide where to go according to our own sweet time. You can read all about it here -> Places to visit in Bali for first […]

Sep
22
2016

Bali with Kids: Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa

After my sharing of our self-customised Bali itinerary (with price included), many readers have messaged me asking where we stayed. We stayed in two places; the first in a hotel where we spent minimal time as we were out all day sight-seeing and the second at a lovely resort where we hardly leave as it was the kids’ turn to enjoy the holidays. We chose to stay at Nusa Dua area as it is nearby […]

Sep
19
2016

Places to visit in Bali for first timers

We spent 5 days in Bali this school holidays. It was our first time here. Prior to our trip, we took quite some time studying the places of interest in Bali before deciding which one we should go for. I never know Bali is so huge. It was quite tough to narrow down the places of interest we should visit as there are just too many. Although we were in Bali for 5 days, we only […]

Sep
18
2016

DEVDAN Show – Indonesia’s Leading Tourism Show 2014/15

You know when you travel to Phuket, it is a must to catch the FantaSea show? It’s the same when you are in Bali, it is a must to go for the Devdan Show. Winner of Indonesia Leading Tourism Show – ITTA 2014/15, the Devdan show is a mind-blowing overview of sacred Bali, exotic Papua, mystical Kalimantan and many more. The word DEVDAN comes from Sanskrit ‘Deva’ and ‘Dhana’, meaning “God’s Grace”. The Indonesia’s treasures are […]

Sep
12
2016

i-City, City of Digital Lights

Continuation from my i-City Red Carpet post, today I’ll be writing on the City 0f Digital Lights.  i-City, especially its City of Digital Lights is a popular weekend and public holidays’ destination hence the place is always extra crowded then. If you are local, try to go there on a weekday. Kasi chance to tourists lah. But having said that, I always go on a weekend also because weekdays are quite hectic with school work […]

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