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It’s all about the play!

It’s all about the play!

Trips away definitely no longer revolve around food these days.  Rather, it is all about keeping the children busy and occupied, and then squeezing in the best possible lunch in the most appealing family-friendly cafe that we can find! Yesterday’s Taiwanese Bao, found in a little cafe in Sandringham, did not disappoint.  Paul was pleased … Continue reading

Fast forward a few years

Fast forward a few years

A lot has happened since my last post; the biggest change being the expansion of our little family from 2 members to 4. Life may not be as luxurious for Paul and I these days, but we consider ourselves to be among the luckiest people in the world… as cliched as that sounds! Thomas and … Continue reading

A KK sunset

This was the gorgeous view that we had on our first night in Kota Kinabalu city – watching the sun go down over the harbour.

Too late for sunrise

I got up just before 6 this morning to capture the sun rise, but alas, I had missed it. I had been waking on the hour in anticipation; if only I had sprung out of bed that bit earlier. Funny how you spring out of bed at this time when on holidays, but roll out … Continue reading

What to do on a rainy day?

Owing to the rain, we had an extra long breakfast here at Gayana Eco Resort. Paul selected a sea bass hash with poached egg from the a la carte menu today, while I decided that I had best sample the savory pancakes. Here is some of what was on offer on the buffet, which is … Continue reading

PD on my honeymoon?!

Yes, Paul and I did partake in a little professional learning yesterday afternoon and it turned out to be a fantastic experience. We visited the Marine Ecology Research Centre (MERC) that is located here at Gayana. Upon arrival, we were shown into a mini theatre to view a short film about the MERC and the … Continue reading

There is something fishy about this place….

There are fish everywhere! At Alu Alu, I found myself in seafood heaven – all manner of seafood in aquarium tanks as you enter and you have the treat of watching a vast array of fish swimming around beneath the restaurant as you dine. The sightings were constant and included Trevally, Tiger Groper, jellyfish and … Continue reading