Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas Virtual Tour

If you’ve read my long review on Mariner of the Seas, you’d know that we truly enjoyed our 8D7N cruise vacation to Thailand and Vietnam. As promised, I’d bring you on a virtual tour on this gigantic cruise liner today. Now, first-time cruisers often have many preconceptions about sailing. They may fear that the food on the ship is terrible, that days spent onboard are a claustrophobic’s worst nightmare, that…

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Pattaya

Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden is a 500-acre (over 2 square kilometres) botanical garden and tourist attraction in Pattaya that is famed for its themed gardens such as the 17th century French Garden and the European Renaissance garden. When I added it into our Pattaya itinerary, V was so puzzled and he asked me repeatedly if I’m 100% sure that I want to go. To him, I’m not that kind…

Swiss Sheep Farm Pattaya Thailand

During our cruise vacation on Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas last week, we had two days stay at Laem ChaBang, Thailand. So, we visited Pattaya which is about 45 mins drive away. Among the few places in our itinerary, Swiss Sheep Farm Pattaya is the one that we enjoyed most. Personally, I find that Swiss Sheep Farm Pattaya is a combination of pseudo-European sightseeing attraction and animal farm. Everything…

Mariner of the Seas

Cruising Away to Thailand and Vietnam on Royal Caribbean!

First trip of the year on the last day of the term, we will be away on a 7-night Thailand & Vietnam cruise on Royal Caribbean. This is also our FIRST cruise experience with Royal Caribbean. We’re so thrilled! Thinking back, it has been five years since our last cruise vacation with Star Cruises. Our previous two trips were only 3 nights and this time, we doubled the number. Truth…

Bintan Mangrove Discovery Tour by Bintan Resorts

This was our third trip to Bintan. For the last two trips, we didn’t have a chance to join any local excursion. Even though the trips have been happily satisfying, we felt that a discovery tour beyond the resort would make it more complete. So, we went to the Guest Information Centre at Nirwana Resort Hotel lobby to check out the tours. There are many interesting tours offered by BRC…