Category: Reviews

Farm Florist – Valentine’s Day Giveaway!

Don’t these flowers look gorgeous? What’s better than receiving a lovely bouquet of flowers? Winning one, I suppose! GIVEAWAY! Farm Florist is generously offering a beautiful bouquet for delivery on Valentine’s Day itself, to one loyal reader of this blog. And that is the Sasha (worth $82.50), as pictured below. To enter, simply complete the following: “Like” LilBlueBottle’s Facebook Page and Farm… Read more →

Durian Delivery Singapore – freshly plucked durians delivered to your door

There’s a new durian delivery start up in town and we tried them recently! Jonah, founder of Durian Delivery Singapore, informed us that they ensure that only the freshest durians get to customers’ homes by shipping them in direct from Malaysia, from their own plantation. This means that Jonah and his partners get to control the quality of durians that… Read more →

Penang ESCAPE – adventure-play theme park extraordinaire

Since we were staying at the Batu Ferringhi stretch in Penang, we couldn’t give the nearby ESCAPE adventure and water park a miss. Spanning a total of some 20 acres, ESCAPE is the #1 theme park in the whole of Malaysia. But beyond that accolade, what really impressed me was the ethos of ESCAPE. Their “About” page explains that ESCAPE… Read more →

Entopia – a true utopia for entomologists

Reminiscent of the Eden Project in the United Kingdom, Entopia looks like two large domes from the outside. Within Entopia two worlds exist – Natureland, which comprises living outdoor gardens, and the Cocoon, which is a fully air-conditioned indoor discovery centre. Although it is tagged as Penang’s Butterfly Farm, it has been developed into so much more than that!  Home… Read more →

Holiday Inn Resort Penang – new Playlabs, fun times at the beach

Two new PlayLabs were completed at the Holiday Inn Resort Penang in May and September this year (2017), and they certainly have the ‘wow’ factor. PlayLab @ Ferringhi Tower This caters to children aged above 5, and is a very vibrant and colourful space for lots of kinesthetic activity. Kids can be dropped off there without an adult – so… Read more →

Holiday Inn Resort Penang – perfect for our multi-generation holiday (Part 1)

We planned to have a holiday with my parents, and settled on Penang as a good choice – the flight is very short (90 mins), the food is familiar and suitable for the gramps, and there are interesting sights to see, as well as fun activities for the kids. Where did we stay? The affordable and family-friendly Holiday Inn is… Read more →