Travel // Perth, WA [Part 1 – Things to See in Cottesloe and Fremantle] {2019}

It's been a couple of months since we visited the beautiful Western Coast of Australia. It was the first time our little family had stepped foot outside an Australian airport and it certainly was an adventure. We saw everything we hoped to see including kangaroos, dolphins, wide open spaces, wild coast lines and good wine. …

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Travel // 17 Things to Do in Singapore when your Parents are Visiting {2019}

Parents coming to stay? Not sure where to take them this time? Already exhausted your fail proof list; including Marina Bay Sands, The Night Zoo and everything in between. Yes I've been there, especially as my parents come with a long list of demands including... a little culture, air-con is a bonus, not too far …

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Travel // Getting Muddy at Bollywood Veggies, Kranji Countryside, Singapore {2019}

Back in England our weekends would be filled with walks in the muddy British countryside. The wellies would always be ready and waiting in the boot room for their next adventure. One thing I've noticed about kids in Singapore is that they just don't get muddy. Our shoes are always clean. So on the bank …

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Travel // 3 Things to See on a Day Trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia {2018}

We were recently invited to attend a Chinese wedding up on the coast by Kuala Lumpur. So we took advantage of the situation and planned a short weekend trip away from Singapore. We have some friends that live in town too, so they hooked us up with some place to visit. There wasn't loads to …

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Adult Pool at Montigo Resorts, Batam

Travel // A Night at Montigo Resorts, Nongsa, Batam, Indonesia {2018}

Earlier this year we had family visiting and we wanted to break the trip up with a mini break. When you live in Singapore you're really spoilt for choice with short breaks, especially the ones just a short ferry hop away. But after fishing around for offers we decided upon Montigo Resorts, Nongsa in Batam. …

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Tiong Bahru, Singapore

Travel // Why you need to visit Tiong Bahru, Singapore {2018}

Back when we lived in England I fell in love with a little village called Shere in the deepest Surrey Hills. I would visit every few weeks for lunch or a walk around the woodlands with the kids and always a stop at the quintessentially English sweet shop. When we landed in Singapore I was …

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Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Travel // 9 Things to do on a Weekend in Singapore {2018}

We've been fortunate to have lots of visitors this year. It's been such a pleasure showing people around the town we're lucky enough to call home, Singapore. What's been really interesting is watch each of these visitors carve out their own experience and view of Singapore. Each one has had a different experience, my brother …

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Travel // Weekend Escape from Singapore to Rawa Island, Malaysia {2018}

This past week we had some friends from the UK come to visit us. They've been to Singapore before about 8 years ago and wanted to go on a little adventure to break up this trip but without boarding another aeroplane. So we hatched a plan to drive up into Malaysia to one of the …

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Travel // Cambodia [Part Two – Where to eat in Siem Reap and a Guide to Angkor Wat Temples] {2018}

If you've read my blog post 'Cambodia, Part One - Where to stay in Siem Reap and what to do' this post shares where to eat and a guide to the temples... Where to eat in Siam Reap, Cambodia For dining out we followed the recommendations of the Singapore Expat Wives Facebook group. We ate at Malis the …

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Travel // Cambodia [Part One – Where to stay in Siem Reap and what to do] {2018}

Back in February we booked our plane tickets to fly to England in June to visit friends and family. But as time ticked by and we got close to flying we felt that we needed one more adventure under our belts. So thanks to my lovely friend Annabel, who'd recommended a long weekend in Siem …

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