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Virtual Reality has reached Midvalley at The Rift

While virtual reality is not a new concept, and certainly not new to KL, the experience is new to this family. So, when we heard that Midvalley now has one of the largest virtual...

Pusat Sains Negara – Science Center Open Again

I must have spent weeks of my life in the Science Centre - Pusat Sains Negara - when my kids were little. It was cheap and cool, and there were enough buttons to press...

How to Prep for the First Day of School?

Many little ones are about to start a long journey of schooling in the coming days. Here are some tips on how to get ready and make the most of it: Arrange a tour If possible,...

Indoor Playgrounds in KL for Kids and Toddlers

There is no lack of indoor playgrounds and soft play gyms in KL - they are a welcome respite from the heat, rain and the haze. This list of best indoor playgrounds is vetted...

How to Choose a Preschool – 80 Questions to Ask

When it came time to research and interview for a preschool for Ella Grace, even though I had a degree in Child & Family Development and have taught, worked, and trained teachers in preschools,...

Events

Travel with kids

With the Northern hemisphere ski season upon us and winter holidays underway, now is a good time – if you haven’t already done so – to book a last minute family ski holiday, or get the family ready for Chinese New Year in Japan. Last season our family headed to Furano on Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost main island. The snow looked...

Changi Airport T4 is open!

Singapore's Changi Airport is a familiar stop for many travelers here. It is a fantastic airport to change planes with free Wi-Fi, comfortable seats and a wide variety of food to please most palates. Traveling with kids? No problem, park yourself at one of the many play areas, walk through the butterfly or sunflower gardens, whizz down the world's...

KL Essentials

Craft supplies in Malaysia

Having realised that my four-year-old is mostly interested in shredding things crafts (take her to a toy shop and she will come home with...

Kuala Lumpur Shopping: Furniture

In Kuala Lumpur shopping for nice furniture? You may feel hopeless - most branded furniture comes with a hefty price tag and at first...

Editor's Pick

With Kids in Khao Lak, Thailand

Khao Lak, just under two hours' drive from Phuket is like a quiet oasis compared to the bustle of Phuket. This strip of the coastline was devastated by the tsunami, but Khao Lak has re-emerged as a charming string of stylish resorts scattered fairly...