May 2014 archive

Gear Review: Inglesina Fast Table Chair

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Product Description: A hook on high chair for kids up to 37-pounds that twists tightly onto tables 3.5 inches thick. Dimensions when open: 14 inches x 17 inches x 11 inches. Dimensions when closed: 14 inches x 17 inches x 4 inches. Cost: USD$59.99. Can be purchased at Amazon. Pros:  Lets your kiddo sit right up at the table […] Read more…

5 things: To love about Kuala Lumpur’s malls

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It seems that all over Southeast Asia, people spend a majority of their time in malls, and not necessarily because they have a shopping habit. The consumerism bothers a lot of travelers, but for locals and expats alike, malls offer more than just another product. Here are my 5 favorite things about the malls in […] Read more…

Malaria: Symptoms, prevention & travel with kids

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That high-pitched buzz. That little pinch you feel when you realize too late you’ve been bitten. That incessant itch. Nobody likes a mosquito – at least nobody I know – and a malaria carrying mosquito? I think it’s safe to say those are the worst. While most malaria cases are found in sub-Saharan Africa, your visit […] Read more…

KLCC Park, Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur’s version of Central Park, the KLCC Park spans 50-tropical-acres in KL’s downtown core. And it includes 2-acres of children’s playground equipment – a great place to do some pre-dinner playing. Be warned though, not many of the play structures are actually in the shade, making some of the slides quite hot for bare legs […] Read more…

Aquaria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

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A trip to the aquarium is a kid-friendly winner in any city, but Kuala Lumpur’s Oceanarium – a nearly 300-foot long underwater tunnel – makes it extra special. Giant sea turtles, sharks and sting rays swim right above as you walk or ride the slow-moving walkway.  Other fun displays are The Coast touch pool – […] Read more…