Friday, November 27, 2015

Hotel Neo+ by Aston, Penang

"The hardest choices in life aren't between what's right and wrong but between what's right and what's best...' ~ Jamie Ford

In the name of Allah, the Benevolent, the most Merciful...

How are my readers? It's been a while and tonnes of updates are overdue.

I'll start with my last weekie and the hotel we stayed in.

We stayed at this new hotel smack dab in the middle of Georgetown.

First up, the decor.
 Funky design 

 Modern lobby area

Nice lighting at the check in counter

 High ceilings at the lobby, giving illusion of space

 I absolutely loved this piece of art on one of the walls in the lobby.

Art and more art

Soo cute!!

Funky design on the feature wall of my floor

The same design was plastered throughout the hotel.

Now for the room. We just took the standard room. Newer hotels have less space, unlike the old ones, which I completely get. Plus space is such a premium in Penang. 

Nice double beds for my room. One of the best pillows I ever slept on. 

Flat screen tv is a must

 Minibar with the essentials, although fridge was bare

The bathroom was a decent size.

All in all there are some pros and cons to the hotel and my review on it is somewhere in and tripadvisor. 


1. Decent price for the rooms;
2. New hotel
3. Centrally located (can walk to all  the good places in town *nasi kandar line clear especially haha*
4. Comfy pillows

Cons: -

1. Wifi was intermittent;
2. Only 2 lifts for the entire hotel guests and one lift was not working at the time; and
3. The breakfast buffet was awful (please improve on this hotel).

As usual, all my bookings were made through

Have a good weekend ahead.

Much love from Airiel and I.

Peace and love to everyone.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Slappy Cakes - Publika

"Sometimes I'm terrified of my heart, of its constant hunger for whatever it is it wants. The way it stops and starts..." ~ Poe
In the name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Most Merciful...

Time for a foodie post and this one is long overdue.
There are plenty of new places to eat opening in Publika, and my colleagues and I recently tried Slappy Cakes. At the time we went the place just opened.
I love it when shops are not skimpy with their condiments.
I don't know why my picture is tilted this way. Anyway this is one of their breakfast sets. Very substantial can last you until dinner, I swear.
My fruit juice. How healthy.

My colleague chose like a pancake mixture. You can then make your own pancakes! On top of that you can choose your own toppings and stuff. Awesome. Err, this was the result. Not bad.
Prices are not cheap, but is nevertheless standard for the prices of food in Publika and fits the portions served as well.
Give it a try.
Have a good weekend ahead readers.
Much love from Airiel and I.
Peace and love to everyone.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Money Crunch - Making Every Ringgit Count - Part 2

"While money can't buy you happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery..." 
~ Groucho Marx

In the name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful...

Hello readers,

I am back from a weekend of weddings, and a quick getaway with my family.

Rejuvenated I am.

I promised part 2 to the previous post below. And so here I am.

Cashback Websites

I rely on 2 websites in so far as cashbacks are concerned. I am an avid online shopper and buy almost everything online these days. How these websites work is simple.

1. Sign up for an account with the website
2. Click to go to other websites through theirs
3. Make your purchase
4. A specified percentage of the purchase price goes to your cashback account
5. When you want, request a cash out!

You're all set!

Now on to my fave 2 cashback websites.

1. Shopback

So thats my account. And see its already up to a certain amount. Hooray!

2. Cashback Milkadeal

I also have an account with Milkadeal and have got some cashback from my purchases so far. Awesomeness!

Remember readers, some of the sites offered on both these cashback websites overlap so its a matter of personal preference really. But there are exclusives to each website too so go through them.

Happy shopping and earn back some money in the meantime!

Have a good rest of the week.

Much love from Airiel and I.

Peace and love to everyone.