Love Toys and Superheroes? Check Out Mancave Cafe and Collectibles @ Bandar Puteri Puchong

Normally I’m not into the whole hype thing with new cafes because I hate lining up (so many better things I could do with my time… play computer games, for instance. lol) but this one, I really wanted to go to after seeing a friend’s Instagram post. That’s because MANCAVE Cafe and Collectibles in Bandar Puteri Puchong is home to dozens of lifelike toys and … Continue reading Love Toys and Superheroes? Check Out Mancave Cafe and Collectibles @ Bandar Puteri Puchong

Teddyville Museum @ DoubleTree By Hilton Penang, Malaysia

**Note: Photo heavy post! Video at bottom. Here’s some good news for teddy bear fans: you don’t have to fly all the way to South Korea to visit their Teddy Bear Museum. We have one right here in Malaysia, and it’s pretty awesome! Tucked within DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang at Batu Feringghi is Teddyville Museum, a fun and interactive space that features the iconic, … Continue reading Teddyville Museum @ DoubleTree By Hilton Penang, Malaysia

Paper Castles and Cardboard Animals – Carton King Creativity Park, Taichung

Stepping into Carton King Creativity Park in Taichung City is like taking a trip to a make-believe Wonderland. There are colourful baubles hanging from wooden rafters at the entrance, with a host of bright yellow flowers to the left, and fat little bunnies and alpacas at the end of the narrow path. Catch is – they’re all made from corrugated paper and cardboard! 🙂 The fun … Continue reading Paper Castles and Cardboard Animals – Carton King Creativity Park, Taichung

Transformers: Autobots, Roll Out to 1Utama!

While I was pretty gender neutral when it came to watching cartoons, I never really liked robot animations – hence, I missed out on the Transformers animated series, as well as well-loved classics like Astro Boy *gasp!*, Evangelion *double gasp!* and Gundam *what blasphemy!!*  What I did watch was Beast Wars, a spinoff of the original Transformers. But other than that, I only got familiar … Continue reading Transformers: Autobots, Roll Out to 1Utama!

Of Dolls and Disney Princesses

So I got home from work yesterday and my mum showed me a (rather crumpled looking) Toys R’ Us paper bag. “Open it.” she chirped enthusiastically. “Uh, sure.” So I opened the bag….. and found a bunch of Disney princess dolls with clip-on dresses, complete with plasticky dressing table and a flower-patterned changing screen. “So wtf is this.” “One of my kids gave it to … Continue reading Of Dolls and Disney Princesses