I traveled to Yangon, Myanmar with a Korean friend on July this year. We were so easy-going that we just booked the air ticket and flew there with no plans. Somehow rather travel with plans can be challenging and scary but it is pretty awesome experience as you explore to uncertainties. And if you are unaware, travelling to Myanmar will require Visa. Continue reading [TRAVEL] HOW TO APPLY MYANMAR VISA APPLICATION?
Nan Hwa Chong Fishboat is the oldest (since 1927) fishhead steamboat in Singapore. If you ask your elderly, they will surely heard about it. It’s traditional fish soup steamboat represents Singapore’s heritage and memories to Singaporean. What makes them different from the rest is that the steamboats are prepared using charcoals instead of gas-stove steamboats. The soup is prepared with essence of fish bones and other secret ingredients. It takes at least 5 hours to cook so that the broth is silky smooth.
I have always wanted to try The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill but I am concerned my pocket will burn a hole. Since it was one of the Eileen’s birthday, we decided to have it here. Thanks to The Entertainer App, we get to enjoy the foods with affordable bill. Continue reading [SG EATS]THE PELICAN SEAFOOD BAR & GRILL
When I saw the posts in Facebook, I knew I am going to come here for a weekend staycation. This newly-opened Lexis Hibiscus located at Port Dickson is a brand new concept by Lexis Hotel Group. Since there are still in the stage of soft opening, the promotion price was quite attractive from RM399 onwards. We got the Lexis Hibiscus Premium Pool Villa less than RM800 and include breakfast for 2 pax. Continue reading [M’SIA] STAYCATION AT LEXIS HIBISCUS PORT DICKSON HOTEL
Sometime back I joined the foodies for an invited tasting at Fish Tales. Located in ‘SCAPE’ which is a walking distance from Somerset MRT station, Fish Tales is a seafood place that specialized in all types of fishes with a range of pastas and sides. The seating areas are scattered along the shopping aisles where you are open to public while dining. Continue reading [SG EATS] FISH TALES POCKET-FRIENDLY MENU| SCAPE , ORCHARD
Angelina Tea Room & Patisserie has a long history since 1903 and has built its reputation as a tea room with sophistication and indulgence. This reputable brand has finally opened its branch here in Capitol Piazza, Singapore. Hannah, Luna and I were at the same building last Saturday and decided to check it out after our event. It was an impromptu lunch as we are so excited with it’s opening. It was only the 2nd day of soft launch and surprisingly we did not need for long. We managed to dine in within 15 minutes waiting time. Continue reading [SG EATS] ANGELINA TEA ROOM & PATISSERIE| CAPITOL PIAZZA, SINGAPORE
Donna Carmela is an authentic family owned Italian restaurant located in the heart of Bukit Timah. In terms of accessibility, it is best to drive if you are heading there. It is located along the shophouses within the residential area. Continue reading [SG EATS] ITALIAN RESTAURANT -DONNA CARMELA
Yilan is a country in Taiwan located near to Taipei. It has a unique geography of overlooking the sea on one side and being surrounded by mountains on three other sides. The country is also known for its scenic spots cold and hot springs and nature trails. Continue reading TRAVEL: 6 PLACES TO VISIT IN YILAN | TAIWAN
Hotel Penaga is situated within UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the heart of Georgetown, Penang Malaysia. The hotel was converted from a cluster of 15 pre-war terrace and shophouses, facing Hutton, Transfer Road and Clark Street into a boutique hotel with 45 beautiful spacing rooms, a restaurant, bar and a lounge that maintains the hidden gem of Hotel Penaga.
It was a great pleasure to have the opportunity to explore the place.
There are few room types available in Hotel Penaga. This includes the Hutton Rooms with 40 square meters, Transfer Suites available from 60-70 square meters, 140 square meters of Clark Terraces and Penaga Suites. Each house/rooms are fully refurbished and separated from the other hotel buildings and the lobby.
We checked-in to Clark Terrace, one of the concepts that suits for family or friends. Clark Terrace is a whole terrace house with rooms furnished with antiques, classic modern pieces and stunning works of art.
There is a mini bar with an open concept kitchen as well.
Spot the private Jacuzzi spa right at the back garden with privacy.
As we moved up to second floor, there are two bedrooms and bathrooms with a balcony overlooking the garden. Each room are beautifully decorated with individual pieces of reconstructed antique furniture. And the bed was superb cosy and comfortable.
Moving on is the facilities of the hotel.
The lap pool is located right outside the Cinnamon Restaurant.
Indulge in Penaga Spa by Tanamera located in the gardens of the Penaga Hotel. There are a total of three double rooms that are equipped with bathroom for changing, shower and sauna. Everything in one!
Hotel Penaga also offers breakfast for hotel guests at The Cinnamon. As you walked next to the restaurant, there is a business centre and library, which are available for hotel guests to fully utilise during the stay.
It was a pleasant stay with Hotel Penaga. The staffs are helpful and attentive during our stay. It is a wonderful way to experience the heritage in the heart of bustling city. And of course the hotel location is strategic where we can easily travel around the food places and tourists attraction.
Read about my Penang Food Posts here & Penang Attraction Places here.
Address: Corner of Jalan Hutton and Lebuh Clarke
10050 George Town, Penang Malaysia
“Syok” is from Malay language and it means ‘good’. So when you heard people say ‘so syok’, it means ‘so good’. Ms Karen Tan is the woman behind Syok Management company. Located along Chulia street, Syok Hostel and Spices B&B started with boutique accommodation concept to accommodate different travelling styles. Continue reading [M’SIA] STAYCATION: SYOK HOSTEL |PENANG