Sights and Sounds: FRIM – Canopy Walk

In a bid to get the boys outdoors a little more so they can enjoy the benefits of nature, we took them to FRIM (Forest Reserve Institute Malaysia) so they could experience the canopy walk. After watching the movie Epic and becoming besotted with the idea of being leafmen, it wasn’t hard to convince them toContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: FRIM – Canopy Walk”

Sight and Sounds: Ipswich Rail Museum

I know I promised to write about our adventures in Brisbane so here we go… Ipswich Rail Museum If you have a child that is mad about train, you can’t miss this one… Unfortunately for us, by the time we visited, Aristotle was over his Thomas the Tank Engine craze. Even if your child isn’t nutsContinue reading “Sight and Sounds: Ipswich Rail Museum”

Sights and Sounds: Gardens by the Bay – Part 2

See Part 1 – Flower Dome and Cloud Forest. Every time we visit The Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, we usually only visit the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest because it’s air-conditioned. During our recent visit, we finally managed to take a walk in the Supertree Grove and the guided audio tour of the outdoorContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: Gardens by the Bay – Part 2”

Sights and Sounds: Titans of the Past – Singapore Science Center

The Singapore Science Center is featuring a temporary exhibition that all little paleontologists will love: Titans of the Past Featuring the work of the world’s leading paleontologist, Dr Jack Horner (whom dino fans will know was the consultant for the Jurassic Park films), Titans of the Past takes you on a prehistoric journey of theContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: Titans of the Past – Singapore Science Center”

Sights and Sounds on the Sunshine Coast

Ever since Aristotle was little, I have always believed that the best way for children to learn is through first hand experience. Young children are always taking in all the new sights and sounds from the environment around them so I wanted my boys to experience as many fun and interesting new sights as possible.Continue reading “Sights and Sounds on the Sunshine Coast”

Sights and Sounds: The Ice Age Experience – 1Mont Kiara

Looking for a place to go this Easter holidays? Try the Ice Age Experience in Mont’ Kiara. The exhibition is open daily (except Mondays) from 12pm-10pm until 31 May 2013. Where: 1st floor, 1 Mont Kiara, 1 Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, KL (Malaysia). Ticket prices: Adult – RM12 Children and Senior Citizens – RM10 Family (2Continue reading “Sights and Sounds: The Ice Age Experience – 1Mont Kiara”

Sights and Sounds: Gardens by the Bay

During our recent trip to Singapore, we paid a visit to Gardens by the Bay. What started out as just another holiday adventure turned into an eye-opening educational experience for Aristotle. About Gardens by the Bay Gardens by the Bay is a 101 hectare waterfront promenade featuring horticultural attractions from around the world. It wasContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: Gardens by the Bay”

Sights and Sounds: A Magic Show – The Superstars of Magic 2

Our first live performance experience with the boys was the Peter Pan musical at Sunway Lagoon. Recently, we scored tickets to the Magic Show in Genting Highlands – The Superstars of Magic – and we took the boys to watch their very first magic show. Live performances can be a really terrific experience for children,Continue reading “Sights and Sounds: A Magic Show – The Superstars of Magic 2”

Sights and Sounds: Puffing Billy – Dandenong Ranges

We were recently in Melbourne for a holiday and this is a good place to take the kids… If you have a child that loves trains – especially Thomas and Friends – then you really have to take him on Puffing Billy (up in the Dandenong Ranges). Puffing Billy is an old steam train that puffsContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: Puffing Billy – Dandenong Ranges”