The Jawi Peranakan Mansion is one of the heritage colonial mansions in Georgetown that has been restored to its former glory and turned into a boutique hotel. Located in Hutton Lane, it is inspired by the Mughal Indian designs.
Mynn’s Top 10 Things to Know About a Holiday in Pulau Sibu
Pulau Sibu is one of Peninsular Malaysia’s most southern east-coast islands with beautiful secluded beaches and lush jungles. It is a relatively unknown island– so here’s a list of basic information to help you plan your holiday!
Sea Gypsy Village Resort in Pulau Sibu, Malaysia (Review)
The relaxing vibe of the Sea Gypsy Village Resort on Pulau Sibu makes it a wonderful place to get away for a little while. Imagine waking up to the sound of the ocean and the soft gentle sea breeze.
Lone Pine Hotel Penang (Review)
Who can resist the lure of a historical quaint hotel with pretty casuarina trees? It’s the Lone Pine Hotel along Penang’s Batu Ferringhi coast.
My Malaysia: Sungai Lembing’s Rainbow Waterfall
Imagine a waterfall that has a permanent rainbow at its base for a few hours in the morning. I found it near the old mining town of Sungai Lembing– the Rainbow Waterfall.
My Malaysia: Time Capsule Retreat in Sungai Lembing, Pahang (Review)
The Time Capsule Retreat is a new concept resort nestled between lush greenery in Sungai Lembing. What makes the retreat unique is the unconventional rooms– concrete pipe cylinder rooms and container rooms.
My Malaysia: A Day of Food at the Old Johor Bahru Town
I was on a solo trip for just a day, and the one thing I wanted to explore was the food scene. So I based myself in the old part of the city, and stuffed myself silly!
5 Days in Bangkok
It has been more than a decade since I last visited Bangkok– and it’s time to take on the heat, the traffic and the hectic craziness. Here’s my 5 days itinerary for Bangkok.
Hua Chang Heritage Hotel Bangkok (Review)
The Hua Chang Heritage Hotel in Bangkok is a classy and stylish sanctuary in the midst of all the bustle of the city outside its walls. I call it my absolutely fantastic city find!
Mynn’s Top 10: A Food Tour in Bangkok
From high-end fine dining, to simple Thai cuisine and its variety of street food, there is something for anyone waiting to indulge in the amazing Thai cuisine. During my visit to Bangkok, I made sure I sampled a huge range of its culinary wonders.
The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Bangkok
My trip to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market– where I zoomed along the canal on a long-tailed boat, walked around the busy marketplace, and bought delicious Thai food from boats.
Shanghai Mansion Hotel Bangkok (Review)
The Shanghai Mansion Hotel Bangkok provides a small sanctuary away from the chaos of Chinatown– and with its oriental theme, stepping into it is like being transported back in time to old world Shanghai.
Diving for a Day in the Phi Phi Islands
Diving in the Phi Phi islands with Sea Fun Divers– only for a day, but I saw lots of turtles, and a leopard shark.
Malisa Villa Suites Phuket (Review)
In the midst of lively Kata and its beautiful beach, lies the lovely Malisa Villa Suites Phuket. It’s luxurious, hidden, and its villas come with a private pool!
Mynn’s Top 10: Key Hotels Opening in 2016 in Klang Valley and Penang
To keep up with the growing numbers of hotels and resorts in Malaysia– I thought that I’d list down the key ones that will be opening in 2016. Time to plan that staycation!
A Half Day Stopover in Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Banda Aceh suffered major devastation from the 2004 tsunami, but has since been rebuilt. However, remnants of the disaster are still visible– and I spend half a day exploring the city, and learning more about it.