Travel With Bender

Uncovering the best family holidays

China

  • The Long Haul Flight From Bangkok To Los Angeles

    The Long Haul Flight From Bangkok To Los Angeles

    Nov 30, 2012 Southwest, USA

    How did we do it? Nearly 48 hours of travel to get from Chiang Mai, Thailand to Los Angeles, USA. Including a not so pleasant stop over in Shanghai, China. You will also find our arrival in LA with shock to the system prices and our new home in Hollywood.…

  • Lost World Of Tambun: More Than a Theme Park

    Lost World Of Tambun: More Than a Theme Park

    Nov 4, 2012 Ipoh, Malaysia

    Our verdict? Loved it! Perfect age for our kids. There was just the right amount of amusement rides and a great petting zoo. But all of that pales to the water play area for my children and they are still asking if we are going back today. Mia even aske…

  • Lost in the Lost World of Tambun

    Lost in the Lost World of Tambun

    Nov 1, 2012 Ipoh, Malaysia

    Read about our stay at the Lost World Hotel, our tour of the theme park and the best massage of my life. You probably won't want to miss the story of my son removing his clothes and bolting for the 50 foot lake before we could blink also.

  • 3 days in Penang With My Best Friend

    3 days in Penang With My Best Friend

    Sep 25, 2012 Penang, Malaysia

    You know when you just know someone. You met them and already you are talking 100 miles an hour, laughing and there’s that connection that while you may have just met, it had to have been destiny, ordained, planned, because that person completes you. I’m …

  • Penang Arrival – Accommodation, Car Hire & Long Beach

    Penang Arrival – Accommodation, Car Hire & Long Beach

    Sep 22, 2012 Penang, Malaysia

    Information on our place of residence in Penang, where we hired a car for a steal & our favourite place to eat. It's the simple things you need to know.

  • Bangkok Condo, Kido Daycare & Siam Paragon Movies

    Bangkok Condo, Kido Daycare & Siam Paragon Movies

    Sep 2, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand

    More information on our amazing apartment in Bangkok, plus where the kids attended daycare and the most amazing cinema ever at Siam Paragon!

  • 5 Things To Do With Kids In Hong Kong

    5 Things To Do With Kids In Hong Kong

    Aug 30, 2012 Hong Kong, China

    Hong Kong has so many things to do. And while they may not be as child friendly as the other Asian countries if you look hard enough you can see a country catering for your little one's wonderfully.

  • The Peak, Yung Kee & Goodbye's

    The Peak, Yung Kee & Goodbye's

    Aug 29, 2012 Hong Kong, China

    Our day & evening adventures on The Peak with its tantalizing display of twinkling lights. Our very yummy dinner at the Michelin star restaurant Yung Kee. Our hot fun at Hong Kong park and our final Hong Kong goodbyes.

  • No Hop Offs On Our Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour

    No Hop Offs On Our Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour

    Aug 27, 2012 Hong Kong, China

    With kids a Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour is the perfect solution for seeing all the sights... You might not make a lot of stops, but you can still see everything from the open top view and hear a great commentary too.

  • Hong Kong: Great Airport But Not the Friendliest People

    Hong Kong: Great Airport But Not the Friendliest People

    Aug 27, 2012 Hong Kong, China

    Hong Kong is clean, exciting, fun. There is so much to do and so much to see. It’s an overload on the senses with hanging chickens & ducks in most doorways, & flashing neon lights in most streets. In fact it is one of our favourite destinations so far, b…

  • Hong Kong, China

    Hong Kong, China

    Aug 25, 2012 Destinations

    I've been very excited about revisiting Hong Kong for the first time in 12 years and introducing it to the family. We jam packed this visit with as much as we could and hear you can read about where to go, what to see and how much it costs here in the lan…

  • Ever Wanted To See Noah's Ark?

    Ever Wanted To See Noah's Ark?

    Aug 25, 2012 Hong Kong, China

    Noah's Ark is the newest attraction located on Ma Wan Island in Hong Kong. it is an evangelical Christian theme park and the world's only full size replica of Noah's Ark. Never heard of it? Come take a look!

  • Our New Favourite - Boracay

    Our New Favourite - Boracay

    Aug 10, 2012 Boracay, Philippines

    Taxi - Plane - Bus - Boat - Tricycle: The adventure we took to get to Boracay. Super long journey with kids, one we hoped would be beneficial... And was it every. Voted on Trip Advisor as Asia's Best Beach it was easy to see why. We fell in love instantl…

  • Our 2 Cent Spontaneous Flight to Boracay

    Our 2 Cent Spontaneous Flight to Boracay

    Aug 8, 2012 Boracay, Philippines

    1 peso flights to Boracay. How we got to Asia's most beautiful island for less then $30.

  • Terrible Twos Strike 41 Metres High on Canopy Walk

    Terrible Twos Strike 41 Metres High on Canopy Walk

    Aug 3, 2012 Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

    Sounds like a news title doesn't it? It should have been. Here is a wrap of our final days in Kota Kinabalu. There is information on the 1Borneo Hypermall, our adventure to the Poring Hot Springs & canopy walk, plus an evening in KK city with markets & an…

  • Visit Kuala Lumpur: Accomodation, Daycare & KL Tower

    Visit Kuala Lumpur: Accomodation, Daycare & KL Tower

    Aug 1, 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    A crazy blog post filled with the last tidbits of information on KL. Where we stayed and why we didn't like it. The daycares in the area and also our lunch buffet and the amazing revolving restaurant in KL Tower.

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