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The Joy Of Toys (Indoor Playground)

The Joy Of Toys (Indoor Playground)

It’s been a while, since we went to any playground. Our house is much like a playground, with so many toys lying around. Sigh. Anyway, it was Baby C’s birthday and we wanted to bring the girls out to play. We decided on this indoor […]

Driving in Hokkaido

Driving in Hokkaido

It is no secret that we love Japan. We love their foods, their culture, their beautiful landscapes, the wonderful people. We especially love visiting in Autumn. We just can’t get enough of the beautiful koyo (autumn-coloured foliage) and the cooling weather. Hokkaido is the second […]

Hokkaido: Milk Kobo

Hokkaido: Milk Kobo

Hokkaido is home to most of Japan’s dairy farms. The history of dairy farming dates back to the late 1800’s. Before that time, eating beef and dairy products was unheard of in Japan. During the Meiji era, the growing western influence started to change Hokkaido […]

Hokkaido: Hakodate

Hokkaido: Hakodate

Day 5 Lake Toya Lake Toya is a volcanic caldera lake in Shikotsu-Toya National Park just an  hour drive away from Noboribetsu. It was formed by volcanic activity around 110 thousand of years ago. It’s a beautiful place of serenity. Right in the middle of […]

Hokkaido: Noboribetsu

Hokkaido: Noboribetsu

Day 4 We woke up to a beautiful day, bright and sunny, perfect for a long 3 hours drive towards Noboribetsu. Noboribetsu is one of the most famous onsen town in Japan, said to have some of the best hot spring water in Japan. The […]

Hokkaido: Furano

Hokkaido: Furano

Day 3 Furano is known for their beautiful lavender farms and the patchwork route which is best viewed in summer. Although we went during autumn, we added this in as we were at Asahikawa, Furano can be a good pit stop for a day before […]

Hokkaido: Asahikawa

Hokkaido: Asahikawa

Day 1: Arrival We took an overnight flight with JAL (Japan Airlines) which transited at Tokyo Haneda Airport. The flight was smooth and service was good but we definitely need more direct flight to Sapporo as transit flights are a drag! We had to clear […]

Whisk and Paddle – Family-friendly Cafe in the East

Whisk and Paddle – Family-friendly Cafe in the East

Whisk and Paddle is an idyllic family-friendly cafe located near the river has been in my to-go list for a long time. But our mornings are usually busy or lazy and this is one place I feel would be best to explore in the morning. […]

5 Places to Donate your Preloved Children’s Clothes and Toys

5 Places to Donate your Preloved Children’s Clothes and Toys

Our babies are our greatest pride and joy, they bring us so much happiness and laughter every single day. But they are also the most wasteful human beings on the planet – outgrowing their clothes, shoes and everything wearable in less than 3-6 months. I […]

Admiralty Park Playground

Admiralty Park Playground

Whenever the weekends approach, the question Daddy E always ask me is “What are we doing today?”. In between work, household chores AND taking care of the kids, the only thing I want to do on a weekend is to NUAH (chill)! But having the […]

Sweet Garden Dining Cafe

Sweet Garden Dining Cafe

Sweet Garden Dining Cafe, a no-frills, unassuming cosy little cafe that I recently visited. I don’t normally do cafes review. I mean, I love to eat, but being a mum, has made my expectations of my meals to just-get-it-done-and-over-with. It is never the easiest thing […]

Day Trip to Singapore Zoo

Day Trip to Singapore Zoo

No childhood is complete without a visit to the Zoo. Singapore Zoo is one of the top-rated zoo in the world and I can’t say enough how proud I am. Not because it is one of the best zoo in Asia nor the variety of […]