Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Staycation and trip to Legoland Malaysia


For the first time, we self-drove into Johor Bahru, and made our way into LEGOLAND Malaysia!
At first, we were contemplating on whether to self drive or go by coach, which could save all the hassle in finding our way and all the insecurities, after having heard so many stories about cars being hijacked, dangerous driving on the roads, etc. etc. Well, in the end, for the sake of convenience, we decided on self-drive, with my sister's car leading the way, that is.
Despite having told that it was a short and easy drive to LEGOLAND, and with the convoy of my sister and her family, a lot of research has been done prior to driving on our part. The husband studied the Google maps intensely, even down to the terrains and stuff like that. We borrowed the "Touch and Go" card for fast entry, we got a steering wheel lock, and other equipment for the car in case it broke down on the road... we even checked with friends and relatives on the step by step procedures at the customs...
We booked two Kingdom themed rooms for one night together with combo tickets to both the Waterpark and Theme park on two consecutive days. Overall, the trip to LEGOLAND Malaysia was fun despite not having played the entire LEGOLAND theme park. After hearing stories of kids being kidnapped at LEGOLAND Malaysia, we made it a point to hold their hands every second! And for cars being hijacked, we were told to park the cars head in. With these safety measures in place, we had successfully gone to LEGOLAND Malaysia and came BACK (in one piece)!

Staycation and trip to LEGOLAND Malaysia: 20-21 Mar 2014
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