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Media, Local & International Artiste Tossed Their Way to Good Fortune At Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Blogged by @Lan
Published for Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Chinese New Year celebration is never complete without the partaking of the traditional auspicious salad dish known as ‘Yee Sang’. To kick start the Year, Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu shared a customary tossing of ‘Yee Sang’ session with members of the press before indulging in a tantalizing medley of Must-Try festive dishes specially prepared by the Hotel’s Executive Chef Alvin Tan & his team of Master Chef’s.

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72 hours in Hong Kong to welcome the Lunar New Year

Blogged by @Joehairie
Published for Hong Kong Tourism Board
Experience the dynamic Asia’s world city at its liveliest
(Featured image: A fireworks display is staged above Victoria Harbour on the second day of Chinese New Year)

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Monday to Saturday Buffet Dinner @ Mercato, Avangio Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Written by @Lan

Affordable Buffet Dinner at an unbeatable price that comes with ‘Buy 4 Free 1″ offer!

Located in Metro Town, about 9km from Kota Kinabalu City Center, Avangio Hotel features its stylish, colorful all day dining restaurant, Mercato. It was here that we were privileged to feast, ate as much as we could. From Monday to Saturday’s evenings, Mercato is serving buffet dinner with scrumptious but affordable spread.

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Exploring Seongsan Ilchulbong: A UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site

Written by @Joehairie

Yes, it was strenuous ascent up to the peak but it was worth it. Steep zigzag staircase, multiple stops for us, while the elders seemed to move at a faster pace than us. Our guide told us it will take about 25-30 minutes to reach the peak. We took 40 minutes to reach the very top, famously known as ‘Sunrise Peak’; official name, Seongsan Ilchulbong, one of UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site.

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Bayhill Pool & Villa @ Seogwipo, Jeju Island

Written by @Lan 

As we need to explore the southern part of Jeju Island, we shifted to Bayhill Pool & Villa. (We stayed at Maison Glad Jeju before coming here, read our review HERE). Designed by architect Kim Dong Jin, Bayhill Pool & Villa is a luxurios pool villa located on the south of Haye-dong, Seogwipo City, Jeju. The property has one hotel building and nine villas.

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Maison Glad Jeju @ Jeju-si, South Korea

Written by @Joehairie

Maison Glad Jeju is a 5-Star Tourist Hotel (Grade 1) with 457 rooms including 56 luxurious suites. Strategically  located in the city center, guests will have access to Yeongdong Street Pedestrian mall (formerly known as Baojian Street). We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights as we needed to explore the northern (Jeju City) and eastern part (Seongsan Ilchulbong) of Jeju Island.

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5 Days 4 Nights in Jeju Island : A Muslim-Friendly Holiday Destination

Written by @Lan 
Published for Jeju Tourism Organization

Located southwest of the Korean Peninsula, Republic of Korea’s largest Island and designated as Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, Jeju Island is well-known as a resort island and popular holiday destination with magnificent views. Thanks to Jeju Tourism Organization, we were privileged to visit this amazingly beautiful Island which is becoming more and more Muslim- Friendly. This is our 5 days and 4 nights experience as Muslim travellers in Jeju Island!

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Busan, South Korea: An Insight for Muslim Travellers

Written by @Joehairie
Published for Korea Tourism Organization Malaysia

Formerly known as Pusan, Busan in South Korea is the second largest and most-populous city after Seoul. Famously known for its traditional markets, mountains, beautiful beaches, glamorous marine city, seafood and popular festivals such as Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), Busan is moving towards the direction of becoming Muslim-Friendly.

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Sutera Harbour New Year’s Eve Non-Stop Mega Party 2019: As seen and experienced by us

Written by @Lan 
(Featured Image: Credits to Sutera Harbour Resort)

More than 3,000 guests ushered in the New Year at Sutera Harbour New Year’s Eve Non-Stop Mega Party 2019. The annual event is said to be the hottest and biggest new year party  in Kota Kinabalu. The party featured state-of-the-art festival style sound, lighting and laser displays. Indeed it was a great party and we couldn’t agree more! We were privileged to be at this party and experience everything from start to end.

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Plaza Premium Lounge (Next to Aerotel Kuala Lumpur, gateway@klia2)

Written by @Joehairie 
As seen and experienced by us while in transit at klia2

We arrived from Jeju Island (read our amazing experience in Jeju HERE) and we had to transit at klia2, waiting for our connecting flight to Kota Kinabalu. We cleared immigration and headed to Level 2M, gateway@klia2 where the new Plaza Premium Lounge is located (next to Aerotel).

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The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island, Managed by Dusit opens offering access to an exclusive island retreat in the Davao Gulf, Philippines

Blogged by @Lan 
Published for Dusit International

The Beach Club marks the first stage of a project which will also include Dusit  Thani Residence Davao, and dusitD2 Davao hotels, which are set to open in 2019.

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5 tips for getting an authentic travel experience

Blogged by @Joehairie
(Featured image: Source)

Travelling around the world is such an inspiring and exciting thing to do, but modern technology means that we can miss out on the authentic experience nowadays. How many travellers do you see Googling where to eat or taking selfies at every opportunity? If you want to take it back to basics then here are some tips for getting an authentic travel experience.

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Our 12-hours stay experience in Aerotel Kuala Lumpur (gateway@klia2)

Written by @Lan 
As seen and experienced by us while staying at Aerotel, An Airport Hotel Designed by Travellers for Travellers

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Kota Kinabalu’s Hottest and Biggest Yearly Party is back with Double-Fun: Sutera Harbour New Year’s Eve Non-Stop Mega Party 2019

Blogged by @Lan & @Joehairie
For Sutera Harbour Resort, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
(Credits/Featured Image: Sutera Harbour Resort)

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Resorts World Genting throws a Harry Potter-themed Christmas party for over 300 underprivileged children

Blogged by @Lan 
For Resorts World Genting
(Featured image: Puan Seri Cecilia Lim with Sivananda Boy’s Home)

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Viva Le Fete with Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu this Christmas

Blogged by @Lan 
(Credit/Links to original posts: @Yatieowner and Mia Kassim

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