Chinese New Year Staycation – Mangala Spa and Resort, Gambang, Pahang

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It was another random staycation during the Chinese New Year of 2018. This time, we had opted for this roughly 2 years old resort, Mangala Spa and Resort which located at the largest state in Peninsular of Malaysia, Pahang. From the capital Kuala Lumpur, it took us about 2.5 hours to reach this suburbs area using the East Cost Highway or Lebuhraya Pantai Timur (LPT).

The resort is located right inside an estate area, so if you opt to stay here, get ready to be disconnected from the bustling life in city and soak yourself in the tranquil peace of greens. There is no shops and retails within convenient walking distance. Well, just the right staycation for a total relaxation. Continue reading Chinese New Year Staycation – Mangala Spa and Resort, Gambang, Pahang

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7 Days Self Drive Road Trip in Southern Iceland – Day 3

Day 3 – Laugarvatn > Gullfoss (magnificent waterfall) > Strokkur (geyser) > Seljalandsfoss (spectacular waterfall) > Skogafoss (broad waterfall) > Skammidalur Guesthouse (near Vik town)

We had pretty good rest at the super spacious Golden Circle Apartment. I started day 3 with a morning jog over to the nearby Laugarvatn Fontana (a famous geothermal bath in that area). They were also famous with the geothermal baked bread. Managed to catch the moment of sun rise over the Lake Laugarvatn.

Continue reading 7 Days Self Drive Road Trip in Southern Iceland – Day 3