Dining out with your little ones can be difficult at times. Pick a wrong restaurant, and you’ll end up with restless tots and food that are challenging for them to consume. Fortunately, more and more eateries these days are becoming children-friendly, primed with facilities and menus that promise enriching experience for families.
It’s always nice to retreat to The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur, a serene oasis that manages to shut out suburban noises – an unexpected treat, you might say, considering its location within the bustling city of Subang.
As travellers venture to Germany’s southwest region, they will be treated to riveting history that goes far back to the time of the Roman Empire, gorgeous landscapes of greeneries, enduring traditions, and outstanding architectural styles across multiple art periods. And then, there is also endless list of well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage sites, all possess their own stories.
Kogetsu deserves to be respected for its quality, and Chef Taketoshi Minami’s culinary prowess reflects his uncanny devotion to his art. The restaurant is definitely a place where guests will want to revisit, be it great food or just simply to hide away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
To be honest, I wasn’t sure whether I’d enjoy the sunrise tour in the first place – I dreaded the idea of hauling myself out of bed in the wee hours, specifically at 2:00 a.m., just to catch the first light of the day. Yes, sunrises are beautiful, but so does Chris Hemsworth, the main star of my dreams.
On one busy afternoon in the middle of the city centre, I found myself a tranquil oasis tucked away behind the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, in the form of Banyan Tree Spa, located on level 53 of the highly anticipated Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur hotel that promises “sensorial treats ideal for the urban souls” to its patrons.
“Breathtaking” – it took approximately 20 minutes of ascending the 427 steps to arrive at the viewing deck on Dao Ti Top Island, one of the highest peaks in Ha Long Bay where most promotional pictures of the UNESCO World Heritage Site were taken.
The charms of New Zealand are plenty: stunning views from every angle with wonderful mystical quality, great accessibility, abundant wildlife, pristine environment, amazing people and simplicity of life – enough to fuel one’s daydreaming. Add world-class expertise and impactful government incentives to support the film industry, the country also serves as the perfect location to create cinematic masterpieces.
“Please, just five more minutes…” I begged silently. But time was not on our side – we are pressed for it just like during any other typical media familiarisation trips that I participated in the past. “Chop chop…onto the bus. We need to get going for our lunch now,” said my guide, Pak Herman, a humorous, kind-hearted man with strong sense of punctuality. We were in front of Sipiso-piso waterfall, supposedly the highest waterfall in Indonesia and probably one of the most spectacular sights I’ve ever seen. It’s fascinating how this simple case of natural physics could make you lost in the moment; like how this curtain of water in front of me flows sleekly from an opening on the rock face […]