A lot of people associate Bali with the 4 'B's - Beach, Booze, Babes and sadly, Bombing. But a Safari in Bali is almost unheard of. During the June school vacations, we did exactly that. We spent a relaxing week in Bali using a 7-days 'Bali for Kids' itinerary which I had specially customised after hours of research. As a travel-addict, the first step of my trip planning is always to source for good quality, clean and cosy accommodation. After that, I would start to plan … [Read more...]
Prepping kids for Bali
In preparation for our family's vacation next week, we visited the National Library two nights ago and hauled up these books; both for our trip planning as well as to use as discussion points to pique Dana's interest in the mystical Isle of gods.1. Kids go! BaliWritten by Mio Debnam ; illustrated by Tania WillisCall Number: English 915.9804 DEB This series empowers kids to have a say in their vacation planning, to get them thinking about their destination, and to enable them to … [Read more...]
There’s no place like Club Med!
Our first Club Med vacation took place in March 2012. David and I have gone on many resort holidays but Club Med truly takes the cake.Reception and Welcome: Hassle-free and speedy! Upon arrival at Bintan Ferry Terminal, our luggage was collected and sent directly to the resort. We boarded the Club Med coach which brought us to the resort 15mins away. Teams of smiling G.Os (Genteel Organizers or Club Med Staff) lined the main lobby waving their hands and dancing to the Club Med theme song … [Read more...]
Dana Tours Bali – ALiLA Ubud
This post came so late due to a fault linked to blogger's incompatibility with the proxy server of our broadband provider Singnet's connection. I wasn't able to upload any pics with any of my entries and I only had the prob fixed last week after I asked for help in the Blogger Forum. Phew! Now that prob's been solved, I am more than happy to share the rest of our Bali trip report. Feel so bad that it's almost 2 months overdue. ALiLA Ubud is a luxury boutique resort tucked away in a secluded … [Read more...]
Dana Tours Bali – ALiLA Manggis
As you know, we went on a short getaway to the beautiful island of Bali in June to celebrate our 10th Wedding Anniversary. I've procrastinated to blog about it as I've so much to share but dunno where to start. Nearly 1 month later, I told myself I should get started as it's such a special and enjoyable trip. So here it is, our trip in essence :)Day 1 - At Changi Airport 1st time we flew budget with Dana, our ValuAir Flight (operated by JetStarAsia) was at 8pm. We reckon we should save on the … [Read more...]
Back from Bali and loved it!
Daddy and I booked a getaway trip to the island of Bali for our 10th Wedding Anniversary Celebration which fall on 17 June 09. Dana came along of cos (we wouldn't been able to put our hearts and minds at ease otherwise if we left her behind in Singapore).We had a most wonderful time in Bali, pampered by cool weather, great scenery and extremely warm hospitality. Since we''re still in the midst of sorting through the photos, we'll like to share this short video first.In this video, our Princess … [Read more...]
Dana Tours Bintan!
I attended a company retreat in Bintan over the weekend (11-13 June 09). Daddy and Dana tagged along for a short holiday. This was Daddy goofing around with Dana on our 40min ferry ride to Bintan.We stayed at the Nirwana Garden Resort. This was jubilant Dana on board the coach transfer to the hotel.It was past 2pm when we arrived at the mini tourist town of Pasar Oleh Oleh. Daddy was famished and ordered this special ''Kintamani Fried Rice" which costs S$6.50. Tastewise - average, nothing to … [Read more...]