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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Probably Our Worst Experience Ever at Legoland Malaysia

So we thought our girls would totally enjoy a trip to Legoland Malaysia with the grandparents and us, we planned and booked our first trip out of Singapore with our two little ones. It was supposed to be the “Everything is Awesome” family trip and Zara’s first passport chop. But we were so wrong. Knowing that both the girls would not …

Family Staycation at Traders Hotel Puteri Harbour Johor, Malaysia

When you have little ones waking up happy, you know your staycation was truly enjoyed and loved by them. That’s what we did at Traders Hotel Puteri Harbour at Johor Malaysia. It was our first family trip with Zara and they girls enjoyed their hotel stay with Ayra calling it our home. Premium room with connecting Harbour view deluxe room …