1.16.2015

Bell Pool Villa Resort Phuket : Presidential Pool Villa Review


The Bell Phuket
Trying to find accommodation in Phuket for 8 can be a feat.

During our December School Holidays, we decided to have a getaway in Phuket. As we are going on the trip with our extended family, our main criteria for accommodation must be one that will fit all of us in one location.



1.14.2015

Wacky Phuket : Siam Safari 4 in 1 Elephant Trekking


Elephant Trekking @ Siam Safari

Elephants are revered animals in Thailand. It had played an important role in Thailand's' history from the warring eras to the contributions to Thai economic via logging.

It is said that you have not been to Thailand unless you had ride an Elephant Thus it was an activity we looked forward to when we were at Phuket. After doing some research via TripAdvisor , we were a little apprehensive about our decision to go Elephant Trekking. There were horror stories of Elephants being abuse and reviews were far less positive from certain Elephant Trekking companies.



1.12.2015

Wacky Tokyo : UFO catcher Tips and Tricks


UFO catcher is a claw game that is usually found in arcades. A bait , usually a stuff toy, is found in a machine that has a claw to catch it and place in the the chute for a win.

If you had followed us on Instagram , you would have noticed we caught a bunch of stuff from UFO Catcher in Tokyo. It would be suffice to say that we do have the 'expertise' to this area. However the skills do not come overnight. We caught the UFO Catcher bug back on our first trip to Tokyo in 2009, since then we had taken the opportunity to hone the techniques and learn some tricks in the process at various local arcades. Tips from youtube helps too!




1.09.2015

Phuket For Kids : Top 12 activities for kids



Phuket has always been a favourite beach destination for Singaporeans. Most would associate it as a venue for romantic beach getaway or a party central location. On the other hand, families with younger kids might not have the impression that the island 1300 km away would be an ideal destination for kids.

To be a little honest, we were skeptical too...  until the last trip during the December holidays. In fact, the kids probably had the lion share of fun during this trip to Phuket. So much so , it warranted a feature on our Holiday for kids series. So take a dive into this post and discover Phuket for kids!




1.05.2015

Wacky Tokyo : Surviving Tokyo Disneyland with kids



Disneyland is touted as the Happiest Place on earth.

You can see why from the colourful facade , the happy smiles, the fun rides, the infectious music and the awesome parades. However if you bring a young child to Tokyo Disneyland, there might be periods when they get a little restless or tired especially when snaking queues of up to 2 hours is common.