Malaysia

Singapore Public Holidays 2020 Long Weekend Getaway Ideas – Parents Article

We’re almost at the end of 2019, and it’s time to plan for holidays in 2020. There are 13 designated public holidays and off in lieus – you can certainly get more with careful planning. I’ve included a list of long weekend getaway ideas for you (super family-friendly with short travel times!). So, start your planning now! Long Weekend Getaway Ideas 1. Chill into the New Year at Sentosa Island 1 Jan 2020, New Year’s Day, falls on a Wednesday.…

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DIY Desaru with Kids – Itinerary & Tips – Parents Article

Desaru Itinerary, Tips, and FAQs Desaru is so much FUN!“ It’s like taking a flight with inflight entertainment.” This is from my Hubby, who up till the day of the trip, thought I was crazy to book a short getaway to Desaru during the Deepavali long weekend where long unforgiving queues are expected on the causeways.  But I assured him that he’s not driving and I think the eldest needed a break after the year-end exams, he good-naturedly complied…actually, he…

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Jazz Hotel Penang, Malaysia – A Review – Parents Article

Penang is one of our favorite regional destinations.  Aside from being my hubby David’s hometown, Penang has many unique experiences to offer families apart from its famous hawker fare. In this recent September trip back, we wanted to stay in the city for a change instead of the usual beachfront Batu Ferringhi area as I was keen to do some ‘café-hopping’. However, hotels downtown are not only costlier and few are big enough to fit a family of 5 (the…

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DoubleTree Resort by Hilton, Penang Review – Parents Article

Regret… kind of… My hubby and I seldom feel like this but we leave this hotel with a slight tinge of regret. “A what Museum?” One of the regrets was that we did not spend enough time at the TeddyVille Museum. Honestly, David and I had trouble trying to prioritize the things we wanted to do on this jaunt of a trip back to Penang, his hometown. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJMAZxOJb_Y?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&start=3&wmode=transparent&w=640&h=360] Watch highlights of our stay here. TeddyVille Museum For a start,…

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