Google Pixel 3A Mobile Phone Camera Review

Girls from The Loving Mum posing with flamingo backdrop with Google Pixel 3A camera

I love my mobile phone a lot, but after stalking my friend’s travel photos she took with her Google Pixel 3, I wanted so bad to try it out myself. Thanks to the PR team for Google, I managed to borrow a Google Pixel 3A to test it out for our winter family holiday to Gold Coast and Sydney in …

Things to do in Genting for family with kids this December 2018

We wanted a short winter holiday for our family this December and had shortlisted Seoul, Taiwan, Japan and even to the Dubai (not so much of winter here) but alas plans changed and we ended up booking a flight to Kuala Lumpur and decided to spend a couple of nights in Genting for some cold winter weather experience for the little ones.  Genting …

Food We Tried at The Residence Bintan (A LOT OF FOOD!)

One biggest worry when travelling with children for me, and probably fellow mums and pops, would probably be food for the little ones. Especially for fussy eaters like my eldest! Will there be kids food for them to eat and what if they refuse to eat anything during the trip? Our first meal at The Residence Bintan literally chased my …

Children’s Wobbel Board Yoga with Tiny Movements Co.

Wobbel Board Yoga Tiny Movements Co

The little ones have been asking to go for Yoga classes but knowing they usually back out of their interests after a few classes, Mummy is rather reluctant to sign them up for any regular class. During our stay at The Residence Bintan, we had the opportunity for the girls to try out Wobbel Board Yoga with Tiny Movements Co. …

Activities for Family and Children at The Residence Bintan

The Residence Bintan is more than just a “hotel room”, it is a beautiful resort by the beach with huge space to run around, cycle or for the not so active ones, there is complimentary buggy service to bring you wherever you want around The Residence Bintan. While we were at The Residences Bintan, we spent a lot of time …

The Residence Bintan, Where Parents Get to Slow Down & Kids Have Fun

If you only have 3D2N to spare and wish for family time with your kids and personal time too together with your other half, The Residence Bintan could be what you need. We just got back and everyone is suffering from the resort withdrawal sadness already. “Bring me back to resort please!!!” Zara pleaded this morning while I tried to …

Vivid Sydney 2018 – Highlights for Family with Kids

We had so much fun last year at Vivid Sydney and we hope we can find time this year to visit again! There are so many activities happening and you get to enjoy them all in winter breeze! We really loved our experience last year and we’re sure you will too! If we do get a chance to visit again …

Sydney 2017/ Day 2: Discovering The Rocks, Luna Park and Vivid Sydney

After a restful night at our hotel on our first night at Sydney, Ayra and I both woke up fresh and ready to explore more together! Our plan for the day was to cover The Rocks, Luna Park and absorb in the night festivities at Vivid Sydney, which we did! Hurray to a successful second day thanks to the cooperative …

10 Things You Got To Do When Cruising with Royal Caribbean

For the second time in my life, I went onboard a cruise ship and this time it was a family getaway onboard Royal Caribbean Mariner of The Sea. With my last cruising experience some 20+ years ago, I was excited and nervous as we counted down to our cruise holiday. To truly enjoy and experience cruising with Royal Caribbean, and a reminder to myself, here are 10 things you got to do before and during the cruise!

Sydney 2017: Solo Travel with 6 year old – Day 1 Journal

Someone, I can’t recall who, planted an idea in my head – “Travel solo with your girl one day, it’ll be fun!” And it got stuck in my mind so I told myself this will have to happen when my girl is in their K2 year, before they start their six years in primary school. Ayra is starting primary school …

Sydney 2017: We Tried Uncle Tetsu Cheese Tarts

It was right below our hotel when we were in Sydney and we had totally no idea that it is the only one in Australia and probably one of the must-eats while you spot one kinda food. Uncle Tetsu is from Japan and this store is located at Regent Place, George Street. We chanced upon it while hunting for dinner …

Things I Learned When Travelling Alone With My Daughter Ayra

Fifty Shades of Tiredness Travelling with a pre-schooler takes a lot more energy and patience than I imagined. The worst meltdown was on day 4 which lasted a good long 45 mins, I was lucky it happened in the hotel room. It was initiated from our train trip back from Bondi Junction and turned massive the moment she plonks herself …

Sydney 2017: Preparing My First Solo Trip with My Daughter

The much-anticipated trip for my elder daughter is soon approaching, with less than two weeks to THE day, I am starting to get just a little bit nervous about this whole solo-travel-with-my-girl plan. I have not planned out the exact itinerary yet for the 6 days in Sydney, but I’ve been doing my research and started preparing for the trip …

Our 5 Year Old First Forest Adventure in Genting

In February, together with the little ones and my mum, we headed up to Genting for the first time after more than two decades. I have zero recollection of how the place looks like and did not have any expectation for the trip besides the awesome meals we were going to try at the newly renovated Sky Avenue at Resorts …

Surviving Hong Kong with Preschoolers, Or Maybe Not

It was our first family trip with our two preschoolers and we came back with bulkier arms and thigh muscles. And also a much higher tolerance towards the many challenges thrown at us. This was our first family trip to Hong Kong, including Disneyland Hong Kong, Ocean Park and some shopping around Hong Kong. Unfortunately, this trip has also stretched …

Trip to JB – Our Stay at Holiday Villa Johor Bahru City Centre

It was our first trip after 18 years of friendship. A 2D1N shop-and-eat-till-we-drop trip to Johor Bahru. To minimise traveling time, we booked ourselves into Holiday Villa Johor Bahru Malaysia which is right next to one of JB mega mall KSL. This is a quick review of the hotel we stayed, pardon the photos cause I was traveling ultra light …