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Genting Travelogue: Day 2

Day 2 of Genting was the most happening day for us all!

(Before heading out to meet the rest!)

Call time was 7.45 am for all of us as breakfast is at 8am. It was really nice to wake up to nice weather, nice view and all!

Breakfast was at Coffee Terrace and it’s buffet style. And I must add on, international buffet style. You have the traditional Chinese style porridge, Western Style Bacon and Eggs to Japanese style Soba! So I took the chance to try a little of everything! The mum was happily choosing her choice of breakfast too. Till now, she still say she misses the waffle fries she had during the breakfasts at Genting!

As they say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day! So we had our fill before heading to the one of the main attraction of Genting, no not the casino but to the THEME PARK!!

I love theme parks! Though I actually only been to like 1 theme park? So the theme park in Genting is my 2nd theme park! What’s so special about the theme park in Genting you may ask? Genting actually have an Outdoor and an Indoor Theme Park! Imagine taking a roller coaster zooming around in the mall. That’s what Melissa and me tried. 😛 It’s quite cool to zoom across the shops and screaming our lungs out! 😛

There are like those Tik Gum stalls at the theme park and they bring back memories of the fun fair we used to have here in Singapore last time. In fact, Genting Theme Park actually gives one the nostalgic feeling as it have been there for quite some time. It still remains the style of theme park last time as compared to the new ones.

I managed to try out a few rides and it’s fun! Though I failed to convince my mum to take the more exciting rides, she did take the monorail with us all. The monorail is a ride that will take you one round the theme park through the indoor theme park too. You get to see awesome view of the hills and clouds too! I think it’s a ride that’s suitable for the whole family! Especially our mums who are all a little high in age and can’t take those exciting rides like the roller coasters etc.

After walking around and having loads of fun in the theme park, it’s time for lunch! Lunch is at Hainan Express which is located at the Theme Park Hotel. And as you can guess from the name of the eatery, it’s Hainan Style food for lunch! Other than Hainan Chicken Rice, they actually have like Prawn Noodles, Asam Laksa, Curry Noodles etc. Not forgetting the thick toast too!

After a good lunch, we took a walk back to the Maxim Hotel where we are going to have our Spa Massage at the M Spa! On our way, we passed by Coffee Terrace where we had our breakfast and met this Clown! He’s really humorous and made us all laugh! Maybe you can try catching him around the area while you’re in Genting!

Did I mentioned that we have got access to Wifi at M Spa? All of us bloggers were busy updating twitter etc while waiting at the lobby area of M Spa for them to prepare the things for our massage! We literally had the whole spa place to ourselves and that is really nice. All our mums were really looking forward to the massage too! My mum was super excited about it as she kept hurrying me to stop taking photos and just go ahead with the massage! LOL!

So for the massage, most of us did the Balinese style massage and a body scrub using an Orange salt which is good for whitening! The whole process lasted for about 2 hours and I must say it’s really awesome. All of us looked more refreshed after the massage and scrub. Our skin were all smooth and brighten up!

Not forgetting the staff at M Spa were really friendly and helpful. I was asking one of the therapist about something but she did not really understand English so she immediately went to get someone who does to attend to me. That is something really nice and I really appreciate that.

After the awesome massage, it’s time for dinner! Seafood dinner to be exact at Happy Valley Seafood! Ok la, it’s not entirely seafood but still. 😛 They have a wide variety of seafood available and all are fresh from the tank! 😛

After our seafood dinner, we walked around exploring the little shops around Genting before heading to the highlight of the day! Sam Hui’s concert! Those who do not know who Sam Hui is, his Chinese name is 许冠杰, a very famous Hong Kong singer/actor. Not really our generation kind of star but definitely suit the taste of our mums!

I do actually recognized some of the songs he sang from the old Hong Kong movies that I’ve watched when I was really young. I was actually quite amazed at how he actually left the stage and walked into the audience and interact with them. That’s quite cool ain’t it?

The 5 of us bloggers actually get to take a photo with Sam Hui with 4 other of his lucky fans! So we left our mums at the audience after the concert ended to take the photo with Sam Hui. It was quite a fun sight seeing all our mum sitting at the audience from below the stage.

It was around 11pm plus nearly 12am after everything ended at the concert. It was a super long but fulfilling day for all of us! I’m really glad to see my mum had fun! And of course it was back to the hotel room to rest for the night. And I took an extra long bath in the bath tub that night since it’s going to be our last night in Genting. I really do like the hotel room we stayed in! It’s so comfortable!!

And that’s the end of Day 2 at Genting! Stay tune to Day 3 which is our final day at Genting!

Once again, thanks Resorts World Genting and OMY.SG for this awesome 3D2N at Genting!

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JayBee with the Cousins

It’s JayBee with the Cousins!! This is like our very first out of Singapore trip together even though it’s only to JayBee!! So dear Meldric is going to be enlisting very soon on the 12th June! And this trip is like a gathering before he enlist! He signed on for 5 years with the Police Force and I definitely wish him all the best. I’m pretty sure he’ll do fine. The army boys in our gang, Weijie have just recently ORD and Andy is going to get promoted soon I think. LOL.

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So basically, all we did is to eat, shop, watch movie, shop, eat! Most of the time we were eating or munching on snacks while shopping. Haha!

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Here’s our Brunch!! We had roasted chicken, roasted duck, char siew and roasted pork, kailan with oyster sauce. Whole meal cost us RM102.40 for the 9 of us. 😛

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It’s also the first time for me to take a bus while in JB! I used to always just take the taxi when I went with The Mum. RM1.50 only for the bus ride to KSL where we watched the movie Piranha 3DD. It’s a lame movie, don’t waste your money to watch it. Lucky the ticket is only RM11. 😛

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Dinner was Zhi Char!! WeiJie lead us to this alley where there are many stalls! Hygiene were not the best but the food is good! I think dinner cost us around RM160? We each forked out RM20 and got back RM2. Lol.

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Cousins photo at the bus interchange. LOL! <3

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Here’s a photo of Meldric and his girlfriend, Amanda! Don’t they look alike?

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Best photo I’ve taken on the day. There’s no need for hug and kisses, just simple holding of hands shows all the love. =)

I love the cousins and it warms my heart to see them all happy. XD

XOXO,
Joyce.Forensia

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Genting Travelogue Sneak Preview

Hi all! I’m sure many of you knew that I went on a sponsored trip by Resorts World Genting and OMY.SG to Genting for a 3D2N trip along with 4 other lovely bloggers and all our mummies. So this post will be a sneak preview of what happened over this 3D2N trip and there will be a few more posts and a video coming up!

And like I mentioned, without OMY.SG and Resorts World Genting, this trip will not happen and all the wonderful memories will not exist. So thanks loads!! XD

Bloggers who went on the trip are :

Miyo – http://www.miyomomo.com/

Melissa – http://melicacy.com/

Shine – http://www.shinekoh.com/

Grace – http://gracevion.blogspot.com/

and yours truly me! XD

See this colorful building? It’s the most colorful building other than the theme park in Genting. Yes, it’s the First World Hotel and we are staying at Tower 2 Lv 27, World Club rooms which is the higher end rooms in First World. I love the hotel room, it’s totally awesome! Wait for my other posts for a detailed hotel room tour! 😛

Our first meal in Genting was at Ming Reng Restaurant that specialized in XingJiang cuisine. Lamb is the specialty here!

Day 1 was pretty much free and easy and we had our dinner at Genting Palace Restaurant. I would say it’s the best meal I had in Genting!

We wake up as early as 7 plus to have breakfast at Coffee Terrace! Buffet Breakfast and I must say it’s a wide spread of food! It’s one of my most scrumptious breakfast ever as I occasionally skip breakfast. 😛

How can we miss out the Theme Park when we are at Genting! I tried a few rides, tried to pull my mum on some but failed. ><

Then it was lunch at Hainan Express located at the Theme Park Hotel for local delicacies.

What can be more relaxing than a spa massage after a whole morning at the theme park? We had the whole place to ourselves!

Dinner at Happy Valley Seafood where we did not only have seafood. 😛

Sam Hui’s Concert to end the say with! I would say our mums enjoyed it more than us since he’s more in their era as compared to us! 😛 We bloggers took a photo with him though! We have to wait for it to be sent to us as we are not allowed to use our own cameras.

Our last meal in Genting, at the World Club Lounge located at Lv 28 of First World Hotel. Buffet Breakfast with an awesome view of Genting. Life couldn’t get better than this.

How could we not visit The Visitors’ Galleria to learn about the history of Genting! More in the upcoming posts!

“How I miss the cooling weather in Genting!”

Stay tune to more upcoming posts and video on my Genting Travelogue!

XOXO,
Joyce.Forensia

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Bangkok Travelogue: FOOD

In this post, I’m just going to spam photos of food that I’ve eaten or spotted in BKK! XD

Alright, here goes!

First meal in BKK!

TOM YUM SOUP!!

This is some Rice with Chicken.

This is my absolute favorite food that I’ve had in BKK!

GREEN CURRY CHICKEN RICE FROM KFC!!

Only 89 Baht for the meal!!

どてもおいしいかったです!!!

More TOM YUM!

Some Sour soup which I forgot the name.

Green Curry Fried Rice which is not bad too.

I just love anything Green Curry!

Fried Rice with Pork.

I must say Rice in BKK taste awesome!

I’m not a rice person but then I keep eating rice there!

Went to this Chinese Sukiyaki shop which is quite famous.

All the goodness in the pot!

BBQ Chicken! SUPER JUICY!

Had this snack which taste quite good. Savory sweet taste!

Looks good too and the skin is crispy.

Fresh pomegranate juice!

Look at the yummy fruit!

Thai Mangoes! YUMMY!

One of the things that I’ve missed most.

Fried oyster omelette alike snack. Instead of oyster, it’s actually cuttlefish in it!

All the BBQ food!

This is another good stuff! QUAIL EGGS with the fish sauce and pepper!!

Thai Style Ice Blended Bubble Tea!

Just nice to quench thirst in the hot weather!

Dried Shrimps! My mum bought like 2 KGs.

Smells great and taste good too!

Raw seafood sold by the roadside.

Coconut snack.

Thai Style Noodles! YUMMY!

Beef Noodles!

I had both bowl of noodles within the same meal. Both taste damn nice!

Bean Paste snacks.

Old school soft drinks.

Fried Rice!

Tom Yum Soup again!

Egg Omelette!

Fried Vegetables and pork.

Dessert store where you can mix and match your own ingredients.

Steam Corn!! I never tried them though, stomach is already full when I spotted the corn!

This is some egg pastry snack. Smells real good.

The Mum with some random snack!

A&W in BKK!!

How can I not get their Root Beer Float!

Oh boy, this post is making me miss all the good food I had in BKK!

XOXO,

Joyce.Forensia.

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Bangkok Travelogue: Lodging

Hi all!

This shall be my first post on my Bangkok trip and I’m going to talk about the place I stayed in for the trip!

I stayed in this hotel named Take A Nap for all 5 days of my trip and I really like it there!

Nice staff, nice rooms and convenient location!

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It’s not exactly a hotel la, more like a hostel but with service like a hotel I would say!

 

The reception.

Lobby with very comfortable sofas and computers for us to use.

That’s my mum reading the letters left by people who stayed there.

They have a nice recreation room with a pool table and it’s also the place where we had our breakfast daily.

 

Hotel Breakfast~ Simple yet delicious!

They have this quote on the wall which I find very meaningful.

The view from 2nd level corridor.

The first room I stayed for the first 2 nights.

All the rooms have different themes!

Hee, a photo with my mum and my friend in the room!

Second room we stayed in!

Sea breeze theme!

Less colors but simplicity at its best.

There’s even an extra bed upstairs. Something like loft concept!

Each of the rooms comes with a mini fridge and a TV and all of the rooms are fully air conditioned!

 

Here’s a photo with the super friendly boss of the place!

She’s a really sweet lady!

I would recommend this place to those heading to Bangkok for a trip! XD

You can check out the website for more pictures of the rooms! XD

http://www.takeanaphotel.com/index.php

Stay tune for more posts on my Bangkok trip! XD

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