• Malaysia,  Places

    Foreign Partner Marriage Procedure in Malaysia & My Honeymoon

    Where did you go on your honeymoon? Well, for us, we went to Langkawi, Pulau Payar, Koh Lipe, Hatyai, Ho Chi Minh and also Phu Quoc Island. If I were to write it all in one post, it would be way too long, so I decided to make it into four parts. But before I start with the first part, I’ll let you know the process of getting married to a foreigner here in Malaysia based on our experience. First of all, Mike needs to prove that he’s single and free to marry, so he went to Gurney Tower Public Notary Office to get the Single Status Affidavit letter stamp…

  • Places,  Thailand

    The Sacred City

    Planning to go local on this trip to Ayutthaya, we bought ourselves a 3rd class coach seating on an ordinary train. Selling at only 15Baht per person, we get to sit where there’s no air con but a fan. However, we were unlucky, to get a seat with a broken fan. Sweat trickled from every corner of my pores, and by the time we finally reached after about 2 hours journey, I was completely drenched. It was fun though, and you get yourself a free sauna too! Walking to the end of a street opposite to Ayutthaya train station, we reached Baan Ah Gong Riverside Homestay at 3 pm. After…

  • Places,  Thailand

    City of Angels

    I’ve always been interested in visiting Bangkok, so, when Mike asked me where I would like to go for my birthday, I suggested Bangkok. It didn’t take long for him to approve my choice of place since Bangkok has always been his favourite city.  However, we didn’t travel precisely on my birthday. Instead, we flew from Penang International Airport on the 19th. From Don Muang airport, we took a taxi to Pinnacle Lumpinee Park Hotel. The taxi charges were around 300baht including toll. Due to some unforeseen accident, we had to make an unexpected visit to Saint Louis Hospital and spent 3,629baht for stitches and some medication. Just when we…

  • Eatery,  England,  Places

    Day Out in Manchester

    Manchester Town Hall Our trip this time was about to reach the end. With only two more days left In the UK, we went to Manchester city centre by Metro from Hollinwood to Market Street. While I was doing the shopping at Primark, Mike was waiting for me at The Shakespeare and had a few pints. Once I finished with my shopping, I joined him for a pint before we moved on to another bar walking past the beautiful Town Hall. We went in for a quick pint at The Old Nags Head. The selection of beers was great, and there were many pictures of George Best hung on the…

  • England,  Places

    The Big Smoke

    London or also known as The Big Smoke is the largest city in the United Kingdom. There are so many things to do in this big city, but we only have two nights to spend here. Having said so, we need to manage our time wisely and pray that the weather would be alright. We travelled via Virgin Trains from Piccadilly to London Euston. We had booked the ticket online and had it printed out at the Kiosk machine at the station. The return train ticket for two cost @ £117.70. The train departed at 11:15 am on the dot. Throughout the journey, whenever we came across with a flock…

  • Germany,  Places

    Guten Tag

    Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany, but with only three nights to spend here, we definitely won’t have enough time to explore the city. In this trip, Mike’s parents travelling with us too making this trip merrier 🙂 We reached Leonardo hotel at 6:30 pm after an hour forty minutes flying with Easyjet from Manchester. The hotel is located just 1.4km away from the airport, and it was perfect to spend a night there before moving to the other hotel at the city centre in the next morning.On the first night out, we took Hansa-Taxi to Gröninger Privatbrauerei which is located about 26 minutes drive from our hotel.…

  • England,  Places

    Old Trafford Museum & Stadium Tour

    Where do Asian’s United fans go when they travel to Manchester?Well, they can either watch a match or go to the museum and stadium tour. I admit that I was not into football before I met Mike. But he has always been a United fan and therefore, he took me to the tour to educate me on the history and also explore the stadium. We had our lunch at Kabana while meeting with Mike’s mate Eamon and then we took Metrolink from city zone to Old Trafford @ £2.80. The tram stopped just next to Lancashire County Cricket Club on Warwick Road, and we walked for about 10 minutes to…

  • England,  Places

    The Ancient City

    We just arrived yesterday, and today we were already on the move to the ancient city, York! Our train seats from Manchester Picadilly station to York was booked online with First TransPennine Express @ £46 for two. Using the confirmation number given, we printed out the ticket at Picadilly kiosk machine. We left the station at 10:26 am, and reached at 11:40 am. From the station, we walked over to Lendal bridge and crossed the River Ouse. It was drizzling, but we didn’t let it affect our spirit to explore this beautiful old city. Walking for about 7 minutes, we reached York Minster, the largest medieval gothic cathedral in northern…

  • England,  Places

    Journey to The West

    Our trip this time was planned three days before the departure date. The original plan was to travel to Vietnam and also Thailand. However, we have to change the destination due to the situation over the sea dispute between China and Vietnam were still ongoing and I was a bit worried to travel over there. In the three days before we leave, we sorted out our itineraries including purchasing a new flight ticket to Manchester at the cost of RM6,196.00 for two and changed the travel Insurance coverage to worldwide instead of South East Asia at the price of RM 240.00 (Only for me). Once the two most important things…