Over the weekend, we brought the twins for a 4d3n staycation at Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour
Day 1 – Chillax
We arrived at around noon and there was absolutely nothing to do. We had lunch at the Japanese restaurant (spoiler: the food was not great) and went to explore the area while waiting for the room to be ready.
It turns out that at this Puteri Harbour place, one can actually have lunch, cover two levels of shops and restaurants, browse at 3 different stores, and buy some cute stuff.. all in under 2 hours. Amazing!
It was barely 2PM when we finished exploring the surroundings so we went back to the hotel lobby, the boys were happy to play with the iMac terminals while I pretended to be a selfie-crazy China tourist (hint: it works mainly because I look very chinese and I speak Mandarin with an unbelievably authentic accent.)
Selfie with one of the big bears in the hotel lobby
The things I bought on the first day.. the Chococat bag is like all my bag dreams come true! It’s small, in a neko shape, and is a cross-body bag! Unfortunately, it is a little too short for me even if I extend the strap fully but that’s not the deal breaker. The 致命伤 is.. I can’t even fit my phone into the bag TuT
Sorrow of sorrows.. I have to gift this bag to kiki instead.. #FML
Day 2 – Legoland
Day 2 was the twins birthday and we took the free shuttle bus from the hotel to the theme park.
At the ticketing booth, I informed the staff that it was the twins’ birthday and asked if there was any special passes for the birthday kids.
And… Each birthday boy got a birthday badge, a VIP pass that allowed the whole family to skip the queue for one activity/ride, and a minifig keychain!
Happy boys with their free gifts !
The 免排队 VIP cards and mini fig keychain
Posing with random thingy
Riding the boat with mupig
Riding the boat with junpig.
Waiting for the ninjago show to start.
It might be birthday luck. For all the shows that we caught, we always happened to pass by the venue like 5 minutes before show time. So we didn’t really waste much time queuing and waiting for the shows.
Another miracle was.. the weatherman predicted rain so I was armed with 4 ponchos but we didn’t have to use them at all. While queuing for the train ride around the park, it started to rain. And the rain actually stopped when the train ride ended!
Quite apparent that the Universe loves us X’D
Posing with ninja
Happy boys after winning plashes at one of the game stalls
Mupig riding a horse. He actually believed that he was making the horse move. Because the park was not so crowded on that day, there were one or two horses that were empty and Mupig said excitedly “Look! That horse is moving on its own!”
Yeah, right. The horse ride is totally powered by your human butt.
Junpig on the horse
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Taking a selfie on the observation tower. I know. I know.. it doesn’t matter where the selfie is taken because all you see if our happy faces and there is hardly any background X’D
In front of the Riverside Point at the mini world.
The mini world is AWESOME! But I feel so heart pain to see all the plastic being under the sun 24/7.. some of the colours have faded too.. sad..
Random selfie after our 5PM afternoon snack. The park closes at 7PM but at around 5PM, almost everything was sold out 🙁
Anyway we managed to catch the 7PM bus back to the hotel (when we made a booking for 7.30PM bus.. heehee..) and had a fantastic dinner a Kenny Rogers!
It was the last day of 1-for-1 promo at Kenny Rogers. Each set consists of quarter chicken with 3 sides and a muffin, costing MYR24.90. Meaning we had 2 sets for around SGD8! How to beat that! Also, chicken generally tastes better in Malaysia. I dunno what wizardry this is.. but it’s like the chicken is more tender and does not have the funky smell/taste of frozen chicken.
Day 3 – Hello Kitty Town and Thomas Town
This is actually like 1 minute walk from the hotel lobby lol
One does not walk past Bad Badtz Maru without taking a picture
Twins in a teacup!
Pretty mummy and handsome boys <3
Decorating HK cookies. Mupig conducts QC at regular intervals by placing the chocolate chips into his mouth to ensure that they are fresh and not poisonous.
Me with my cookie!
Mr X with his cookie
Junpig with his cookie
QC manager with his cookie
Acting like I’m very good at playing the piano
This bed… <3<3<3
With my favourite Sanrio character – KUROMI!!! Unfortunately, the photographer (MR X) took from a lousy angle and didn’t manage to capture KUROMI.
Anyways.. next activity.. using iron-bond beads to make a HK keychain!
First to start.. last to finish..
Guess which one was mine?
The badges that we designed. Can you guess the designers of each badge?
So after we completed all the HK activities, we went upstairs to Level 2 (more for smaller kids) and Level 3 (with more rides and more fun!)
The boys just went crazy in the playground at Level 3. They made friends with a bunch of boys and basically went around playing loudly , scaring all the younger kids. Charming!
Selfie in front of the garden
One last photo before leaving
HK Town closes at 5PM so Junpig went for a dip in the pool before dinner
We had dinner at Old Town and decided to rent one of the human-powered Volkswagon vehicles to play.
Warning – it is not easy to get that thing moving fast when you have 2 passengers weighing almost 60kg but not contributing to the pedal effort. In the end, normal walking human beings overtook us.. oh the embarrassment!
Day4 – Home Sweet Home
After a good breakfast at Starbucks, we did some last minute shopping at the HK shop (it’s my birthday after all!)
A desk fan for my office desk. Because why would I use an ordinary one when I can get a pink sanrio fan? Also, this one has 3 fan speeds, and an oscillating function.
And Mr X bought ANOTHER bag for kiki. When I complained that kiki (who is only 3 years old) has more bags than me, X said “标紧啦！江紫她才可以有很多选择嘛！”
See? The chococat bag is smaller than a toddler backpack. Wtf was I thinking? It was never meant to be.. TuT
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So anyway, I requested for the driver to bring us to my mum’s place to pick up kiki and she was SO HAPPY to see us that she couldn’t stop talking. She literally talked all the way from bukit panjang to bukit merah! X’D
Me and my products
Happy girl eating her HK cookie
ok I’m really dying from fatigue here..
Happy 38th birthday to me!