A Relaxing Family Staycation @ Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara

Right by the Salalah coast lies a luxury resort whose name we may be quite familiar with : Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara. We stayed here with the kids in April 2022 on the second half of our Salalah trip – with just one goal in mind : to relax, and we did just […]

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An idyllic family retreat @ Alila Hinu Bay, Mirbat Oman

Tucked away in Mirbat, Oman – sits an expansive and stunning property by the name of Alila Hinu Bay. We had the privilege of staying here with the family early April 2022 during its soft opening phase. Here’s what we thought of the resort, and why you should definitely add this to your Oman Bucket […]

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Scotland : Where we stayed : Shantron Farm Holiday Cottage

Whilst we did day trips to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Luss, passing by most days to Balloch and Dumbarton where daddy was at, the highlight of the trip was simply our stay in the Shantron Farm. The kids would be watching the ewes and lambs, we saw calves which were a day old still struggling to stand, […]

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Sicily : Where we stayed : Schuler Residence, Taormina

I spend a lot of time researching where to go when it comes to holidays. I didn’t personally know anyone who had been, so had to ask around for advice in facebook groups and just read a million reviews on booking.com and tripadvisor.com. Schuler Residence (click here, see Apartment Type D) in Taormina caught my […]

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Almaty, Kazakhstan : Where we stayed : The Ritz Carlton Almaty

When we decided that we were going to spend a few days in Almaty, I was worried that it would be too much like going to another city. Then I saw some of the photos of The Ritz Carlton with the snow-capped mountains in the backdrop and the green parks in front of it – […]

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Almaty, Kazakhstan : Where we stayed : Rixos Almaty

During our four nights in Almaty, we chose to stay in two different hotels, so we could experience different parts of the city. The Rixos was our choice for the first two nights, because it was a) highly-rated in booking.com and tripadvisor  b) located in the middle of Almaty city. Here’s a brief summary of […]

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Romania : Where we stayed : Kronwell Brasov Hotel

I got a little confused when researching on where to stay in Brasov. After a lot of reading up of reviews, we finally settled on Kronwell. It looked modern, clean, there was parking, and I was running out of time – we had to agree on somewhere. We ended up staying for 3 nights here, […]

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Romania : Where we stayed : Intercontinental Hotel Bucharest

We spent the first two nights of our stay in Romania, in the heart of the city – Bucharest. We figured two nights would do it justice, before we went on our road-trip to the outskirts towards Brasov. Extremely glad that we started our Romanian holiday in Intercontinental Hotel Bucharest – situated just a 10-minute […]

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