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Family vacation in Penang

Throwback to 2 weeks ago ;)

Drove my parents and sons to Penang to meet my brother who flew from Singapore, and spent a night there.

Hello Penang, smooth ride at Penang 2nd bridge.
It was a nice sunny morning!

Walked around Queensbay mall before having our lunch

My happy boy!


We had lunch at Friday's and we got a brownie for free because it was my brother's birthday!

The kids were the happiest whenever they see birthday cake and candle xD

Belated happy birthday my dear brother!! Wishing you all the best!! We love you!!


Then it took us an hour to get to Batu Feringgi due to heavy traffic at the town area, lucky both kids were asleep in the car, I can drive with peace of mind. 

Checked in to Park Royal resort, and without wasting times, we went straight to the pools!




Swimming and playing with water are definitely my sons' favorite thing to do



Here's my kids with their favorite uncle, thanks uncle for the nice treat! ;)

Thank God for the nice weather! Can tell it was very hot eh?
But we prefer this over rainy day!


Aden couldn't wait to go to the beach though I told him it was really hot....

So we had some sun tanning session at the beach.....




Aden enjoyed the waves, while Toby enjoyed throwing wet sand all over the place haha!

It was really hot, but seeing their happy faces, worth it also la
Hubby couldn't join due to busy working schedule :(

I myself love the sea too! 

A lot of people playing parasailing, I can only watch from the beach... Next time, next time I'll sure have a go!!

With the people I love <3
 

We managed to catch some nice sunset scenes while having our dinner at a nearby Thai restaurant.

What a beautiful and calming view!

My dear parents and their grandsons, everyone is looking tired....

Including myself....

Saw a few men riding horses, Toby kept on saying 'hor' (he means horse ;p) after that...

Dinner was very mediocre, but expensive... Well what can we expect, it's a tourist place after all


We planned to walk at the nearby night market but unfortunately it was drizzling out there. Luckily there's a indoor playground to kill time.



Aden and Toby knocked off quite early that night, too tired already haha!

The next morning, Toby woke up early, while his kor kor still in dreamland~~

We had breakfast at the resort, and walked around the resort before dipping into the pool again....


Hello Sunday!

Last dip before we checked out!

 

Another quick trip at the playground, before we say bye bye!

I was rather tired, because I din't sleep well, blame it to my hormones, I usually have difficulties sleeping in hotels T__T
Anyway, must stay awake cause have to drive back to Taiping.... 

It was a short trip instead, but we all enjoyed the moments we spent together! I miss the beach now, desperately want another holiday like this again!

Comments

  1. Wow, u an drive outstation trip oh, salute! I will never can drive on highway, tension~~~
    When traveling, sunny day is better than rainy day, always :P

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    1. Ha, why tension?
      Yep, sunny day is better than rainy day when we go travel.

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  2. Very fun holiday for you and your two leng chais! Everyone looks happy :)

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  3. I love to see photos of your 2 boys. We have been following their growing up years from cute babies to adorable kids now! Aden is photogenic with happy smiles & poses...
    It makes me really happy to see the photos as I spent many young days on that beach too. I love Park Royal Hotel too as it has the right beach location.

    Visit Penang more often!!

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    1. Thanks TM.
      A lot of hotels there, all near to the beach, a packed tourist spot, but not cheap la!

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  4. Lovely. So nice, Taiping - can drive to Penang easily and to the other towns and cities there too. Hubby looks different - has he put on a bit of weight? Not so thin, more handsome. LOL!!!

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    1. Yea, Taiping is like in between Penang and KL, drive also not so tiring.

      Ha, that's my brother, you din't read my blog properly eh??

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  5. A pity your hubby can't join in the trip...

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    1. Yea, but thinking at the bright side, it means there's next time =)

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  6. It was such a good holiday with your parents and brother. I like Park Royal hotel, it is clean and cozy.

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    1. Nice indeed.

      Yep, not new but environment and room are all ok.

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  7. I was wondering where was your hubby when you mentioned he could not join.

    A lovely short holiday in Penang. It is convenient to drive there and long weekend this week and next week. You can go there again. ^^

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    1. No, both kids are down with fever :(
      Just pray they recover in no time.

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  8. what a nice holiday with all your loved ones. your parents must be the happiest people to be with their children and grandchildren. you are so capable to drive to and fro taiping to penang. keng!

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    1. Yes they are indeed happy!

      Haha thanks, but honestly from Taiping to Penang just 1 hour drive so no problem la!

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  9. Hi Hayley, Wow! Penang! I've always loved Penang. Love the pics here, you and family looking good....Holy Smoke! Your boys are big now and can see they enjoying themselves.
    I can imagine how much Penang has changed....
    I enjoyed looking at your well taken photographs...
    Have fun and keep a song in your heart.
    Best regards,
    Lee.

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  10. i like Penang too! but the long drive/journey from KL is rather putting me off :-(
    sun, sea and sand is my perfect holiday! great to see ur family enjoying their time together. I so envy! well, my parents are not as outgoing as yours...so I dun tink they would ever enjoy the beach.

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  11. 不管是谁过生日,只要有小朋友在,吹蜡烛就归他们管的,哈哈哈!!我月初才去了一趟槟城小出游,好想念那里的美食啊!!孩子在玩水这活动上特别尽兴,假期就应该这样过的!!

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  12. they grow up so so so fast. Feels like cannot recognise them already

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  13. Yes Hayley, they are really growing up fast.. haahaa.. kids are adorable!

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最近实在忙,几乎一个星期才能生一篇文,有时两个星期呢 =_="
早上都在忙家务忙孩子和载大宝上学。  下午得哄小宝睡午觉~ 还要兼顾我的网卖生意。 不过最近的他好像不爱睡午觉了耶!如果他没睡我就更不得空了!得陪他玩~  话说玩不到一下下就得出门载Aden回家了~~ 每个星期的两个傍晚我都会上tabata课,一下课就回家继续当‘佣人’ xD
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 近两个星期的天气都很糟~ 想不到可以去哪个游泳池(之前去到酒店游泳池已经不开放给外人了 T_T),所以干脆在家玩玩水就好~ 还好这几天开始有下雨了,要不然真的要发热气了!

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