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#COVID19 #Coronavirus Outbreak ~ Travel Not??

Updated 14 March 2020, 6.40pm

Hmm…SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 as travel lover 💗 really curious 🀔

“Do you still continue your travel plans now due to the increasing ⬆ concern of COVID-19❓⁉

 

COVID-19 already reached more than 💯K cases worldwide 🗺 🌍 according to World Health Organization (WHO)‌ Some countries even exercised travel bans & restrictions ❌⛔

WHO has declared COVID-19 as a pandemic @ 12 March 2020

Ohh no…There are some major events around the world 🗺🌍 have unfortunately been called off OR postponed to a later date because of COVID-19

This included the cancellation ❌ of ITB Berlin 2020 ~ 1⃣ of the largest travel exhibition, 1⃣st time in the history 😔

The list of cancellation/ postpone running events via 🌐 https://toughasia.com/covid-19-chaos-race-cancelled-or-postponed/

Even with lots of attractive ⬇ flight fares & tour packages in the market now❓⁉

As travel lovers 💗💗, do you still planning your next trips❓⁉

She 👩🏻 has read & personally trust that there are people 👫👭👬 still travelling to enjoying no ❌ queue at airport check-in counters/ imigresen counters & quiet planes ✈ now

Also some travellers are NOT ❌ willing to forfeit payments made for travel & hotel bookings, leave cancellation & decided to just carry on with their holiday plans 😎

 

Hmm…Personally she 👩🏻 thinks that not to miss some of the flight sales now as the travel period till next year, 2021. By then surely no more COVID-19 by then, yes ✅, be optimistic & positive 😃😁

Just sharing her personal thoughts 💭 towards COVID-19 as travel lover 💗 Do continue reading 📖 till the end to find out “So, how about SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻❓⁉ Does she travel now❓⁉” 

1. Reliable & latest COVID-19 updates

Keep yourself updated with the reliable COVID-19 daily updates i.e. WHO, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), local health ministries (e.g. Malaysia 🇲🇟 Ministry of Health) etc.

Refer below the daily COVID-19 status from Malaysia 🇲🇟 Ministry of Health FB page, as of this blog posting being updated @ 14 March 2020

Do check out daily COVID-19 updates in Malaysia 🇲🇟via 🌐 https://newslab.malaysiakini.com/covid-19/en

Also the reliable news 🗞📰 channels i.e. British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC News), CNN International, local news / radio 📻 channels etc.

2. Travel destination

If your travel destination📍is already with major travel warnings/ restrictions & having “widespread sustained (ongoing) transmission”, then the answer may be easy ~ CANCEL your travel plan

As at to-date of this blog post, China 🇚🇳 , South Korea 🇰🇷 , Iran 🇮🇷 & Italy 🇮🇹 are the high ⬆ risk countries i.e. with Level 3⃣ Travel Notice Warning ~ Avoid Nonessential Travel from CDC

For other countries, you may then decide whether necessary & must travel during this period of time OR to reshedule/ postpone 🗓 the trip

3. Travel modes

Do you travel to your next destination with plane ✈, bus 🚌, car 🚗, taxi 🚕, rail 🚂, cruise 🚢 etc.??

Travel with plane ✈ currently as high ⬆ risk mode of travel. If you do need to plan air travel, suggest to stick with those airlines that have more flexible cancellation & flight change policies 😊

Not just that travel with cruise 🚢 also not ❌ advisable due to the serious COVID-19 affected cruise cases being reported 🗞📰

4. Travel essentials

Rental pocket wifi 📶 is an useful item 👍🏻 to stay connected during your trips for latest COVID19 updates 😃

Standard travel insurance policies usually do not ❌ cover trip cancellations because people have a “fear of traveling”

COVID-19 is now well-known around the globe 🗺🌍 , hence mostly all insurance providers consider COVID-19 as a “forseeable impact on travel” & exclude it from coverage in most of all travel insurance policies, unless you have bought 1⃣ before Jan 2020

Not to worry, do consider to upgrade your life & medical insurance policies 😉

She 👩🏻 has now added ➕face mask 😷, hand 🖐🏻 sanitiser, multivitamins 💊 etc. into her backpack 🎒

5. Self protection pre, during & post travelling

Keeping fit & strengthen own immune system. Do practise good 👍🏻 hygiene to self protect against any infections

Always carry your own cutlery 🍎🥢& reusable water bottle while travelling 🧳🎒

Also to avoid eating raw 🐟🊀🊞🊐🊑🐙 or undercooked food when travelling abroad. Not ❌ to visit any wet markets where animals are slaughtered, dressed/ butchered 🔪

Do try to avoid shake hands 🀝 / welcoming hugs 🀗 /  kissing 😙 lips/ cheeks/ hands when meeting people 👫👭👬 during travel journeys

Instead change to another polite greeting style, time to show what we have learnt from the diversity culture across the globe 🗺🌍

Let’s wave 👋🏻, nod & a bow OR a Namaste 🙏🏻 greeting

Ohh ya…Each of us can now perform own self assess yourself via 🌐 https://www.doctoroncall.com.my/coronavirus/how-to-find-out-if-i-have-coronavirus-online-test

In case of symptoms suggestive of acute respiratory illness 🀒 before, during or after the trips, all travellers 👭👬👫 are encouraged to seek medical attention & share own travel history with the medical cum healthcare provider 👚🏻‍⚕👩🏻‍⚕

6. Be a responsible traveller

Highly recommend 👆🏻you all not ❌ to simply sharing any unverified messages, voice messages, WA messages, emails received etc.

Yes ✅, not to add unnecessary confusion to an already difficult situation

Stay alert & be mindful that only to trust the news gained from verified reliable news providers 🗞📰

Please note that you may be charged for spreading fake news, including through social media channels if being caught by your respective local territories 👮🏻‍♂👮🏻‍♀ then

How about SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻❓⁉ Does she travel now❓⁉

She 👩🏻 has actually decided not ❌ to participate 2⃣ media trips within Asia 🌎 that she has been invited recently 📧

Yes ✅, she 👩🏻 does think twice before she on board her trips now due to COVID-19. She can’t be selfish & only thinking about her travel love 💗 She still had her loved ones (especially her mama 🧓🏻 after late papa 👎🏻 recent passed away) who will worry if she insists to still travel due to current COVID-19 threat

Instead, she 👩🏻 suggests to exploring own living city 🌆🏙 to ease your travel bugs & you may be surprised that many awesome places near you actually

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Hi 👋🏻 Hi 👋🏻 @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 is gonna #sharing the fun activities around & within the #KLTower @MenaraKL , #enjoy read 🌐 #linkatbio, an iconic building in the capital #city 🌆🏙 of #Malaysia 🇲🇟 ~ #Kuala Lumpur ( #KL ) with its height of 421m (1,381 feet) Do swipe left ➡ for more photos . . ✅ KL Tower Sky Box 1⃣ & 2⃣ ✅ KL Tower Sky Open Deck ✅ Breakfast / Tea Time @ Skycafe ✅ International Buffet Lunch/ Dinner 🍜🍎@Atmosphere360 Revolving Restaurant ✅Blue Coral Aquarium🐡🐠🐟🊈 ✅ KL Upside Down House . . #ootd 🕶 @meganesamurailot10 @meganesamuraiofficial 🧢&👟 @ryz_global @isetanthejapanstore 👚 @ohmykitschen 👖 @levis @gayatravel @TourismMalaysia #menarakl #menarakualalumpur #kltower #KLWhatsFun #VisitMalaysia2020 #KL #KualaLumpur #travel #travels #travelling #trip #Malaysia #VM2020 #MYtravelmediabuddy #tourism #blog #blogging #bloggers #influencers #life #lifestyle #city #restaurant #eat

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Yes ✅, she 👩🏻 has been sharing 👩🏻‍💻📝 a lot more about Kuala Lumpur, her living city 🌆🏙 in her recent blog posts

🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2020/02/25/things-to-do-kl-tower-malaysia/

🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2020/03/03/where-what-to-eat-kuala-lumpur-malaysia/

🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/11/18/fun-places-in-kuala-lumpur-malaysia-%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%be/

Hmm…Don’t always want to explore other countries & being far away from own home country ☺

Do check out her travel stories within her home country #cuticutimalaysia 🇲🇟 via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/category/travel-tourism/malaysia/

Let’s be a responsible traveller & take care of own self to enjoy exploring the world 🗺 🌍 , of course including your home country

ONLY IF she 👩🏻 is an orphan, her thinking would be different. She will not care & now surely on long leave, grabbing all great 👍🏻flight deals to exploring the world 🗺 🌍 Life is too short not to travel & gain more life experiences, don’t you agree❓⁉

Currently, she 👩🏻 is busy reading travel blogs, travel online magazines, noting down 📝 travel details & then planning for her future travel trips from her to-travel list, yes, a good 👍🏻 way to ease her travel bugs…Lol…🀣😆

Sharing is caring, do check out the list above to enjoy 12 museum virtual tours across the globe 🗺 🌍 ya

Lastly, she 👩🏻 wishes that COVID-19 will be under control very very soon & everything return to normal, the usual crowd in public transportation, on the road etc.

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Yeah‌ @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 wishes all #happynewyear #happynewyear2019 🎉🎊😃😁 Still remains her favourite 💗 quote ~ “Everything happens for a reason” ~ . . New 🆕 2019 with new 🆕 @tawaftimepieces ⌚😍🀩 . . Do enjoy this #OOTD #photos 📞📞 album (swipe left ➡ for more) while she 👩🏻 wears #tawaftimepiece⌚during her #travels #travel #travelling 🛫🛬🚊🚌🚐🚕🚗 dining 🍜😋🀀 #art craft #doodle 🎚🖌🖊🖋✍🏻 . . She 👩🏻 chooses 👩🏻‍💻🛒🛍✅ SAFA from the Classic collection, why❓⁉ . . 💗 For unisex 🙋🏻‍♀✅🙋🏻‍♂✅ 💗 Unique as with #Arabic numbers 🔢 💗 With both clockwise ↩ & anti-clockwise ↪ 💗 Light & not heavy 🀣😆 💗 Stylish stripes watch belt 💗 No need to charge battery 🔌🔋i.e. No additional charger to pack for travels ~ Perfect for her to travel light 👍🏻✌🏻 . . Website🌐: www.tawaf.online 🛒🛍🎁💝 Ohh ya…Her #blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 up already, blog link at profile, enjoy reading 📖 ya 😃😁 . . #brandtawaf #thetawaf #wristwatch #watch #accessories #Tawaf #timepiece #timepieces #lifestyle #watches #blog #productreview #blogger #bloggers #influencers #influencer #siennylovesdrawing #lifestyle #BluincIWD2019

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She 👩🏻 does believes everything happens for a reason 😃😁

“How about you❓⁉

#COVID19 #Coronavirus Outbreak ~ Travel not❓⁉

Welcome your share of thought 💭 at the comment space below

More of SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ‘s stories via 🌐 https://medium.com/@siennylovesdrawing

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PMC x AirAsia ~ S.E.A. Pride Clothing Collaboration

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has recently witnessed the launch 🎉🎊 between AirAsia ❀✈ and Pestle & Mortar Clothing (PMC) 👕👚collaboration 🀝

‘PMC x AirAsia: S.E.A. Pride’

It’s an exclusive capsule collection with the theme of celebrating & championing Southeast Asia 🗺 🌍, its culture & its people 👫👭👬

This collection aims to spark conversations 🗣👥👀👥 as the designers were given full creative freedom in expressing the essence of Southeast Asia 🗺🌍 through their eyes 👀 , ultimately showcasing to the world 🌍 what Southeast Asian artists have to offer

Designed by 7⃣ different Southeast Asian designers from;

  • Malaysia 🇲🇟 (Pestle & Mortar Clothing)

  • Vietnam 🇻🇳 (Headless)

Ho Chi Minh City-based Quang Minh founded Headless in 2015 when he could not find the clothes. ⁠Boasting a distinctive unisex ⁠style inspired by anime, Headless has since grown into one of Vietnam 🇻🇳 ’s most unique streetwear brands

  •  Cambodia 🇰🇭 (Lisa Mam & Peap Tarr)

Peap Tarr has his roots in graffiti art culture, later combining his New Zealand 🇳🇿 & Cambodian 🇰🇭 heritage to create a unique form of ⁠street art that has caught the attention of art lovers around the world with its signature sinister yet tranquil imagery
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Lisa Mam is a young, up-and-coming urban artist from Phnom Penh who embodies the city’s new 🆕 energy. As the 1⃣st official female ⁠street artist in Cambodia 🇰🇭 , she has been perfecting her unique style since 2010 & has been featured in several collaborative ⁠exhibitions throughout Asean

  • Thailand 🇹🇭 (Mamablues)

One of Thailand 🇹🇭 ’s most sought-after street artists, Fawalai Sirisomphol, 1⃣st made a name for herself as an illustrator & mural artist. With a background in interior architecture, she is best ⁠known for creating larger-than-life pieces featuring characters & slice-of-life imagery

  • Philippines 🇵🇭 (Don’t Blame The Kids)

This clothing brand centered on youth culture, one that thrives on hard work, passion & the unconventional. It’s designed to instill a strong sense of purpose, positivity & community among kids 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻🧑🏻 & the kids-at-heart the world 🌍 over

  • Singapore 🇞🇬 (Sam Lo)

Known as the ‘Sticker Lady’ following a run-in with the law several years ago, artist Sam Lo blends Eastern & Western influences to ⁠create uniquely Singaporean 🇞🇬 work, which include the iconic design of the Nike Singapore flagship store in Jewel Changi Airport 🛩

Launched by Head of Brand, AirAsia Group Rudy Khaw, and Pestle & Mortar Clothing CEO & Co-Founder Hugh Koh at REXKL, the line features 7⃣ clothing & accessory items e.g. 3⃣ unisex t-shirts, 1⃣ 5-panel cap, 1⃣ luggage tag, 1⃣ bum bag & 1⃣ set of 3 pins

Head of Brand, AirAsia Group Rudy Khaw said, “We are pleased to join forces with another successful homegrown brand, Pestle & Mortar Clothing 👚👕, to elevate the presence of Southeast Asian brands in our lifestyle offerings. This partnership 🀝 has opened up opportunities for regional artists & designers to collaborate 🀝 & showcase their work on our extensive network as well as online & we hope this will encourage more young designers in Asean to find new 🆕 ways to express themselves & their rich heritage.”

Pestle & Mortar Clothing CEO & Co-Founder Hugh Koh said, “We are a storytelling company 1⃣st & a clothing 👚👕 brand 2⃣nd. We at Pestle & Mortar Clothing 👕👚 use our apparel as a canvas for stories & we aim to spark conversations through our designs & ultimately show the world 🌍 what Southeast Asia is capable of. This collaboration 🀝 with AirAsia ❀✈ is extremely special to us as we kick off our year long 🔟th Anniversary Campaign with them & at the same time we get to highlight Southeast Asia region 🗺🌍 through the eyes of 7⃣ different storytelling artists.”

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⁠PMC x AirAsia: S.E.A. Pride⁠ ⁠ Different artists from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia, who came from different creative backgrounds were given the opportunity to design their own product with full creative freedom in expressing Southeast Asia through their eyes.⁠ ⁠ Join us for the launch on the 15th of February at @majordrop.sp and get your merch personalised for free!⁠ ⁠ Capsule drops at 10am on the 15th of February at: ⁠ 🌐PestleMortarClothing.com⁠ 📍@majordrop.sp⁠ 📍@majordrop.mv⁠ ⁠ #PMC10Strong⁠ #PMCxAirAsia⁠ #SEAPride⁠ #PestleMortarClothing⁠ #PrideOfSoutheastAsia⁠

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This collection will be available for purchase 🛒🛍 starting 10am, 15 Feb 2020 on selected AirAsia flights, Major Drop Sunway Pyramid & Major Drop Midvalley

Online shopping platforms 🌐🛒🛍 via

🌐 https://pestlemortarclothing.com/collections/pmc-x-airasia

🌐 https://www.ourshop.com/en/MYR/brand/pmc-x-airasia

You may also enjoy your reading via her Medium blog 🌐 https://medium.com/@siennylovesdrawing/southeast-asian-pride-showcased-through-airasia-pestle-mortar-clothing-collaboration-20e8a97147a2

More of SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ‘s stories via 🌐 https://medium.com/@siennylovesdrawing

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Comfy Peaceful Glamping @ Dusun Bonda, Malaysia

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna sharing 👩🏻‍💻📝 her recent comfy peaceful glamping 🏕 stay vacation @ Dusun Bonda, Batang Kali, Selangor, Malaysia 🇲🇟

 

💚 ~~ Creating & Recreating Memories @ Dusun Bonda ~~ 💚

Before your stay vacation, do have a read via 🌐 https://www.dusunbonda.com/faq/ for your luggage 🎒💌 packing before departure ya 😀

“The name Dusun Bonda (Dusun means orchard & Bonda means mother in Malaysia 🇲🇟 ‘s national language) came from this simple idea i.e. To creating childhood memories for my daughter 👧🏻

I really hope my daughter 👧🏻 will have great 👍🏻 memories at our orchard as much as I did when I was growing up 😃

And now I would like to share our family retreat with you. I hope your kids 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻🧑🏻 would be able to create their childhood memories & for some of you to revisit your childhood memories @ Dusun Bonda.” by the owner of Dusun Bonda, Madam Azura 🧕🏌

Guess what❓⁉

This is not her 1⃣st glamping 🏕, her 1⃣st was during her trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia 🇰🇭, read more via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2019/01/14/glamping-the-jungloo-the-kabiki-phnom-penh/ & her vlog 📹🎥 as posted below for sharing,

Guess what❓⁉

She 👩🏻 was surprised 😱 & so so proud 😃😁 that in her home country ~ Malaysia 🇲🇟 also offfering a glamping 🏕 experience with kids-friendly facilities (children playground), a beautiful 😍 serene view alongside the Ulu Tamu river 💊💧, a swing, a man-made waterfall 🏞 & swimming pool 🏊🏻‍♀🏊🏻‍♂

Not far, just located in Batang Kali, Selangor state of Malaysia 🇲🇟

Dusun Bonda is a small privately-owned villas 🏡 & bell tent 🏕⛺ camping site in a fruit orchard. All guests 👫👭👬 will enjoy a comfy harmonious stay with its peaceful breathtaking atmosphere & greenery surroundings 🌳🌳

Also a smoke-free 🆓 place & a recovery fee of RM150 will be charged for cleaning of textiles & villas 🏡 / bell tents 🏕⛺ deodorising

All smoking guests 🚬👬👫 can still utilise a designated smoking area which located right outside the fencing of Dusun Bonda 😊

Dusun Bonda is a self-catering nature retreat i.e. not ❌ having any services after 7⃣pm, except for emergency 🚚 then. Several accommodation types 🏡🏕⛺ available for choice ✅ via 🌐 https://www.dusunbonda.com/type/

It’s perfect for families 👚‍👩‍👧👚‍👩‍👧‍👊👚‍👩‍👊‍👊👚‍👩‍👧‍👧👪 & couples 💏 to spending some quality time whilst reconnecting with the nature

Yes ✅, no TV ❌📺 & no wifi connection ❌📶 , as well as limited phone 📞☎📱 reception. Suggest to bring a book 📖 , magazine 📔 , iPod with music 🎧🎶🎵, your favourite ❀ board games (Also available too at the cafe 🍜🍎area) etc. during your stay in Dusun Bonda 😉

Not just that, the guests 👫👭👬 of Dusun Bonda also can learn & participate some of the Malaysian “kampung” (meaning village in Malaysia 🇲🇟 ‘s national language) activities

She 👩🏻 was in Glam 4A Hillside Bell Tent 🏕🏞 (4 pax) for 2⃣ nights stay 😎💀 Do check out her vlog 📹🎥 captured from her comfy peaceful glamping 🏕 experience @ Dusun Bonda 👍🏻✌🏻

Hmm…Curious 🀔 about the exciting cum interesting experiences gained from her glamping 🏕 stay here which special arranged to align with Beats of Selangor 2019❓⁉

River 💊💧Activities

An exclusive chance to learn the village style of net casting to fishing 🎣 in the past years from the local teenagers & kids living in surrounding village here 👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻🧑🏻

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One of the activities we did at Dusun Bonda is net casting. Net casting is one way of catching fish other than fishing with a fishing rod and line. There are small fishes in the cool jungle stream that flows right before the Dusun Bonda Retreat. Dusun Bonda is a lovely place to stay at; glamping type accommodation. Rentak Selangor (Beats of Selangor 9.0) . . . . . #shotonhuaweip20pro #shotonhuawei #mobilephotography #river #phonephotography #fishing🐟 #funtimes #fun #net #activity #activities #photos . #photofun #Photogram #lifeofadventures #life #lifestylephotography #lifestylephotographer #vacation #shutterbug_collective . #adventures #RS4 #RentakSelangor #DiscoverSelangor #VM2020 #VisitMalaysia2020 #TakeMeAnywhere #GayaTravel #dusunbonda

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Village Games

It’s always fun to learn & enjoy some old games in village living e.g. rubber band jumping rope, throwing slippers, in Malaysia 🇲🇟 ‘s national language named “Teng-Teng”, “Konda-Kondi” etc.

Cooking 👩🏻‍🍳👚🏻‍🍳 Demo

Again, an exclusive opportunity to learning some traditional cooking, making & baking 😃

The Cooking of “Rebung 🎍Masak Sri Selangor”

The Hand Making of “Onde-onde Ubi 🍠

The Baking the “Kuih Bahulu 🥧 Kemboja” with burning 🔥♚ charcoal

Of course you may plan & arrange your activities with the management/ admin team of Dusun Bonda for your stay with them e.g. Waterfall 🏞 jungle 🌳🌳 trekking 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂, hot ♚ spring etc., more details via 🌐 https://www.dusunbonda.com/activities/

So, when gonna be your glamping 🏕 stay vacation @ Dusun Bonda❓⁉

More of SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ‘s stories via 🌐 https://medium.com/@siennylovesdrawing

Address📍: Lot 2121 (2996) Jalan Ulu Tamu, Kampung Orang Asli Gurney, Ulu Tamu, 44300 Batang Kali, Selangor, West Malaysia
Website🌐: https://www.dusunbonda.com/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/dusunbondaresort/
IG: https://www.instagram.com/dusun_bonda/

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Glamping @ The Jungloo, The Kabiki, Phnom Penh

Hey 👋🏻 What’s glamping❓⁉

It means for glamorous camping 😍🀩🏕⛺, aka camping ⛺🏕in glamorous style 💗😍🀩

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has participated for the Jungloo project at The Kabiki hotel 🏢 during her holidays at Phnom Penh, Cambodia 🇰🇭 earlier. It was her 1⃣st glamping 🏕⛺😍🀩, awesome stay👍🏻✌🏻‌😃😁

A nice 👍🏻 experience being welcome by its friendly staff named Mr. Pisey 🙋🏻‍♂ & he was very politely & patiently explain the tourist destinations📍📍, what to do/ explore around The Kabiki (Where she has opted for her glamping stay) with a map 🗺

Do reading 📖 till the end as she 👩🏻 also sharing about her stay with The Kabiki 🏢 in a Superior Double room with private terrace. She 👩🏻 also will share her enjoyable complimentary 🆓 sunset 🌅 cruise ⛮ with Le Tonle wooden boat from her stay with beautiful 😍 sunset 🌅 of the day 😊

Also the 1⃣st Jungloo which currently located 📍in the gardens 🌿🌱🌳 of The Kabiki 🏢, the next one will be soon available at Templation😀

Not just that, it will be also available at Mekong Bungalows – Floatation😀

If you wish to enjoy a Jungle Igloo stay, more choices soon available within Cambodia 🇰🇭 with MAADs Asia ya 👍🏻😃

What’s the Jungloo❓⁉

It means the Jungle Igloos which are being designed specially for the tropical environments of South East Asia (SEA) 🌎 Jungloo with their shape & structure aims as an advanced natural climate control solution for very hot 🌞🔆 & humid weather settings. The Jungloos are quick to deploy & eco-friendly 💚 i.e. in line with the glamping travel style which currently trending & high ⬆ demanding across the SEA region 🌎

 

It’s an option being created for semi temporary & at remote sites, the Jungloos are with low ⬇ investment, low ⬇ impact, easy to install & mobile around. This definitely a secure & sustainable 💚 approach to hospitality development for areas📍📍previously considered unthinkable / inaccessible 🀗

It’s built with natural materials i.e. bamboo🎍🎋, wood 🚪& rope as well as with natural colour scheme. Brown, orange 🧡 & green 💚 colours are used to complement the nature & then to add to the jungle 🌳🌳 nature feel for this modern & glamping-style accommodation 🛌

Do check out the below clip 📹🎥 to learn more about the Jungloo structure concept 😍🀩

 

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really loves 💗 & had an amazing stay 👍🏻🛌🚿🚜😎💀 with The Jungloo, an eco-glamping 💚🏕⛺😍🀩 Really cooling to sleep 🛌😎💀 in this pioneering, bio-climatic tent with air-conditioning as well as air-flow control 🌬💚, ceiling fan & bathroom 🚜🚿

Do click in for her IG photos album to enjoy more beautiful photos ya 😍

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Yeah‌ #throwback #PhnomPenh trip, @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 had a great 👍🏻 nature 💚🌳🌿🌱🍃🌳💚 quiet 🀫 #glamping 🏡🏡 with @thejungloo in @kabikiphnompenh by @maadshotels #kabikiphnompenh #maads #asia . . Swipe left ➡ to enjoy this whole photo album 📞📞 of her likes ❀💗 from this #thejungloo #junglooproject #maadsglamping 😁 . . ✅ Complimentary 🆓 breakfast🍹☕🍳at her private poolside 🏊🏻‍♀ of her jungloo stay . . ✅ Rain ☔🌧 drops on her jungloo which very much similar like #camping 🏕 in the jungle 🌳🌳 . . Full vBlog 🎥📹 via her YouTube channel named #siennylovesdrawing & #blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 up later today at #WordPress, #blog link at profile for your reading 📖 pleasure ya 🀗😁 . . Definitely worth a #glamorous camping stay 😎💀to #livingcambodia & enjoy #metime & reenergise 👩🏻😃 from your hectic #lifestyle during #travelling to @visit__cambodia @capturing_cambodia @tourismcambodiaasia . . @tourismcambodia #Cambodia #CambodiaTourism #tourismcambodia #solotravel #backpacker #phnompenhtrip #travel #travels #bloggers #influencers #BluincIWD2019 @officialtravel360

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She 👩🏻 also have a private pool 🏊🏻‍♀ by herself & right in front of her Jungloo ⛺🏕😍🀩, she has enjoyed her morning 🔅🔆 & evening 🏙 swims 🏊🏻‍♀ as well as quiet 🀫 reading 📖 by the pool side 🏊🏻‍♀💊💧

Just so so relaxing 😌 , definitely a money 💰 can’t buy me time moments 👍🏻✌🏻

Guess what❓⁉

She 👩🏻 rarely left the Jungloo once checked-in 🔐 except for lunch & dinner 🍜🍎

She 👩🏻 spent her time enjoyed the nature surrounding 💚🌳🌳 as well as comfy interior of the Jungloo ⛺🏕😍🀩

 

Do enjoy her vlog 📹🎥📝 captured from SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻’s 1⃣st glamping stay 🛌🚿😌🏕⛺😍🀩 at The Jungloo with a short testimonial shared as below,

Highly recommended 👍🏻👆🏻& you have to experience glamping 🏕⛺😍🀩once too, do exploring for your discovery stay ya 🛌🚿🚜😎💀

Website🌐: https://maads.asia/jungloo

FB: https://www.facebook.com/TheJungloo/

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 also had a great 👍🏻 nature 💚🌳🌿🌱🍃🌳💚 quiet 🀫 stay 🏡🏡 in a Deluxe Double room with The Kabiki 🏢, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 🇰🇭

The Kabiki 🏢 is a family-friendly garden 🌳🌳hotel 🏢 located 📍 in a quiet corner of Phnom Penh’s historical district. It’s within walking 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂ distance to the Royal 👑 Palace, Wat Botum ⛩, the Riverside 💊💧etc.
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It’s in a historic colonial house 🏡 on Oknha Peich Street & with 3.5k sqm of a landscape grounds & with approximately 500 trees 🌳🌳being planted around this hotel🏢 Many of the trees 🌳🌳are being labelled with descriptive tags to help all its guests 👫👭👬 to identify & learnt more about the greens 💚
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Do click in for her IG photos album to enjoy more beautiful photos ya 😍

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Yeah‌ @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 had a great 👍🏻 nature 💚🌳🌿🌱🍃🌳💚 quiet 🀫 stay 🏡🏡 with @kabikiphnompenh by @maadshotels #kabikiphnompenh #maads #asia @mytefl_teachntravel . . Swipe left ➡ to enjoy this whole photo album 📞📞 of her likes ❀💗 from this short stay 😁 @girlslovetravel . . ✅ Located at a historic district with its well maintained restored properties 👍🏻📍 . . ✅ With a security guard house outside the street lane to ensure privacy & safety . . ✅ Planted with more than 5⃣0⃣0⃣ trees 🌳🌳🌳at its surroundings. Definitely a secret mini forest 🌳🌳 within Phnom Penh City 🌆🏙 Spot the little red ❀ elephant 🐘❓⁉ . . ✅ Complimentary breakfast 🍹☕🍳at poolside 🏊🏻‍♀🏊🏻‍♂ & next to the Kabiki tree 🌳 . . ✅ Antique lovers can opt for airport transfer with its Jaguar with a fee . . Full vBlog 🎥📹 via her YouTube channel named #siennylovesdrawing & #blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 soon up at #WordPress, #blog link at profile . . Definitely worth a stay 😎💀to #livingcambodia & enjoy #metime & reenergise 👩🏻😃 from your hectic #lifestyle during #travelling to @visit__cambodia @capturing_cambodia @tourismcambodiaasia . . #Cambodia #CambodiaTourism #tourismcambodia #WaterFestival #solotravel #backpacker #phnompenh #phnompenhtrip #trip #travel #travels #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers @officialtravel360

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Once in a while, she 👩🏻 loves 💗 to opt for a quiet 🀫 comfy 😌 stay during her travels to re-energise, having good rest 👍🏻😎💀 & great me time 😃😁

Do enjoy her vblog 📹🎥📝 captured from SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻’s comfy relaxing 😌 stay 🛌😎💀 as shared below,

Wow 😲‌ During her stay, she got to know about the Aquagym @ The Kabiki 🏢, it happens every Monday & Thursday to rejuvenate in the pool 🏊🏻‍♀🏊🏻 with the trained instructors 👍🏻

Ohh ya…From 1⃣ Jan 2018, The Kabiki guests 👬👫👭 are entitled for a complimentary 🆓 sunset 🌅 cruise ⛮ (With a voucher 🔖 upon your hotel 🏢 check-in 🔐). The guests 👬👭👫 will board to Le Tonle, a wooden traditional rice boat to cross over to Floatation Lounge & to enjoythe nice breezesss 🌬💚, the beautiful sunset 🌅 view, an experience of enjoying drink 🥂🍻🍷 & snacks 🥜🌰 (With fee 💳💰) while cruising ⛮ / having a dinner 🍜🍎 right where the Tonle Sap & Mekong Rivers join their majestic flows 💊💧during the beautiful sunset 🌅 moment 😍😁

This boat ⛮ departs twice a day i.e. 5⃣pm & 7⃣pm from the Phnom Penh main passenger port ⚓ However, guests 👭👬👫 are required to be at the Jetty ⚓ for it on own expense, ❌ no pick up or shuttle 🚐🚖 from The Kabiki ya 🏢

Do enjoy her vblog 🎥📹📝 captured from her beautiful 😍 sunset 🌅 cruise ⛮ with Le Tonle as shared below,

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Website🌐: https://maads.asia/kabiki

FB: https://www.facebook.com/KabikiPhnomPenh/

Hmm…If you’re planning to travel to Cambodia 🇰🇭 , do planning to have your comfy stay 👍🏻🛌😎💀 experience with MAADs Asia via 🌐 https://maads.asia/

Also welcome 🀗 to check out SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ’s top contributor 👆🏻 account via 🌐 https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawing for her recent reviews about the Cambodia 🇰🇭 ’s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay ya 👩🏻‍💻📝

#TheJungloo #MaadsHotels #JunglooProject #Maads #MaadsGlamping #Cambodia #KabikiPhnomPenh #LivingCambodia #PhnomPenh #hotel #stayvacation #holiday #holidays #metime #accommodation #luxurycamps #blog #blogging #blogger #bloggers #siennylovesdrawing #influencer #influencers #travel #travels #travelling #Asia #SEA #SouthEastAsia #travelogue #sunset #MAADsAsia #LeTonle #HandcraftingHospitality

Impressive Bon Om Touk ~ Cambodian Water Festival 2018

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna sharing 👩🏻‍💻📝 here about her impressive 🀩 & unforgettable experience gained from the annual Cambodian 🇰🇭 Water 💊💧 Festival 🎉🎊, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 🇰🇭

So, it was all started with a short queue to get her 👩🏻 cheap ⬇ flight ticket ✈ during the AirAsia BIG Xchange & BIG Fest event ❀ in Sept (as shown in the short clip 📹🎥below). It was with only a limited choice of destinations📍📍available

She 👩🏻 has chosen ✅ for Phnom Penh 🇰🇭 under Lane B with a very 1⃣st intention to meet & visit 1⃣ of her girlfriend 🙋🏻‍♀ who is working there as an expatriate currently. However, sadly 😟 that her friend 🙋🏻‍♀ wasn’t around ❌ Phnom Penh 🇰🇭 during her travel dates 🗓 Sigh…From a friend visit👭, then she had it as 1⃣ of her annual solo travelsss 🎒🧢🕶👟

💗 ~ Everything Happens For A Reason ~ 💗

Also initially she 👩🏻 did plan to let go this solo trip because of a clash to a tourism event ~ MITA Sarawak, Malaysia 🇲🇟 that she 👩🏻 has always supporting 💪🏻✌🏻the tourism authority 😊 in Malaysia 🇲🇟

Guess what❓⁉

Her trip is gonna be during the annual Cambodian 🇰🇭 Water 💊💧 Festival 🎉🎊 named Bon Om Touk in local Khmer language 🇰🇭 from 21 Nov to 23 Nov 2018 😃😁 It also known as The Pirogue 🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♀ Racing Festival 🎉🎊 or Water 💊💧 & Moon 🌑 Festival 🎉🎊 & Boat Racing 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂

http://cambodia-tourism.org/plan-your-trip/events/cambodian-water-festival/

It was really a coincident‌ Once she 👩🏻 has decided ✅ to stay with this solo travel 🎒🕶🧢👟 due to the complicated & difficult flight change 😟✈ Also this gonna be her 1⃣st visit to Phnom Penh, Cambodia 🇰🇭

This biggest celebration marks a 12th century naval victory with boat 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ racing along the Sisowath Quay 💊💧 with the boat 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ racing on the Tonle Sap River, in particular the area stretching from street 104 to street 178 of Phnom Penh city centre 🇰🇭

Many hostels 🏡🏘, hotels 🏢, restaurants 🍜🍎 & bars 🥂🍻🍞around this area ~ Very convenience for all visitors 👫👭👬

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In the morning 🔅🔆 & before the race 🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♀ starts during this 3⃣-day festival 🎉🎀, the riverside & streets were much more peaceful 😌

Once the race starts around 🔟am, the huge crowd 👭👬👫 at the riverside will be observed 😃👏🏻🙌🏻

However, in 2015 this celebration 🎉🎊 was cancelled ❌ due to the low ⬇ water level 💊💧

Hurray‌ She 👩🏻 always wanna appreciating & experiencing a country’s tradition culture during her travels ✈🎒🕶🧢👟 This is just so a lovely 💓 coincidence 😉

So, what’s this water 💊💧 festival 🎊🎉 all about❓⁉

It’s a 3⃣ days non-religious celebration 🎉🎊 & symbolised as an ancient appreciation 🙏🏻 for centuries to the river 💊💧for providing a source of livelihood to the farmers 👚🏻‍🌟👩🏻‍🌟 & fishermen 🐟🎣

Hmm…It’s a kind of local Khmers 🇰🇭👫👭👬 thanksgiving 🙏 celebration 🎉🎊

The Cambodian boat crews 🇰🇭🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ were face forward. Many of the boat crews 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ were complemented with a colorfully-costumed lady 💁🏻‍♀at the prow dancing to the beat of the drums 🥁🥁

However, from her observation, majority of the boats now don’t really practising this tradition though. Hmm…From her 2⃣ days visits to the festival, she only noticed for 2⃣ boats with a colorfully-costumed lady 💁🏻‍♀ at the front of the boat 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂

For the 1⃣st 2⃣ days, races 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ are run with 2⃣ boats 🛶🛶 each, with the big race 🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♂ happening on the last day, when all the boats 🛶🛶 take to the river 💊💧 to compete 😃

There were carnival, rides, traditional music 🎌🎶🎵 performances, dances 💃🏻🕺🏌👯‍♀👯‍♂🕎🏻etc. in the evening 🏙🌃🌌

There were many stall vendors, definitely food 🍛🍲🥘🍜🍎& drink 🥀🍻🍷🥂🍞🍹overflow on the streets, Khmer pop bands 🎌🎹🎧🎶🎵entertaining the crowds 👭👬👫 etc.

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Personally, she 👩🏻 was impressed how the local vendors actually earn their living 💰by selling drinks 🥀& snacks 🥡🍰🥧🥪 to the huge crowds 👭👬👫 at the riverside during the boat racing 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂

There were approximately 300 boats 🛶🛶 with 19k pax of boat rowers 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ Wow!!

Hmm…🀔 How about the huge crowd 👭👫👬attended for this 3⃣-day festival celebration 🎉🎊 in Phnom Penh❓⁉

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It was about 4.5million people 👭👬👫 including expatriates, foreign visitors, local Khmers from all provinces etc. as shared at the closing ceremony 😁

Ohh yeah‌ This year, 2018 i.e. The 3rd great successfull year with Cambodia 🇰🇭 has handbuilt the world 🌍🗺 ‘s longest rowing boat 🚣🏻‍♀ at 87.3m long & 1.99m wide with cost of $60k. It was completed successfully 👍🏻👏🏻🙌🏻 in Sept by more than 14k local Khmers 🇰🇭👭👬👫 in 192 days 😲😃

Guess what❓⁉

Another Guinness World 🌍🗺 Record 🏆 won (It’s the 5⃣th one) by Cambodia 🇰🇭 as this long dragon boat 🚣🏻‍♂ is capable of carrying 179 boat rowers 🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♀ on it‌ Wow‌😲 This great 👍🏻 news was anounced on 12 Nov at Prey Veng province of Phnom Penh 🇰🇭

From her own experience, a few points 📌📌 to note if you’re interested to be at Phnom Penh or Siem Reap for this great 👍🏻 annual celebration 🎊🎉

Ohh ya…A pair of comfy shoes 👟 is essentials ✅ because it was vehicles free 🆓 i.e. No public transport ❌🚌🚕🚗 🚐 being available to the festival 🎉🎊 ground📍, more details via 🌐 https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50551697/city-hall-issues-vehicle-ban-for-water-festival/

In this connection, the only option would be just getting around by your own foot 👣

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 got her sun ☀🌞 protection from the 🆕 Petal Velvet Sunaway SPF50 ordered & purchased 👩🏻‍💻🛒 from Althea Korea 🇰🇷 You must remember to put up your sunscreen to avoid sunburn

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Next, do bring an umbrella 🌂☂ (You may loan it from your hotel, it can be a weapon if needed)/ wear a cap 🧢

Do dress up in a light modest clothing 👚 to enjoy the boat 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ race cheerings with the local Khmers 🇰🇭👭👬👫 at the riverside under the hot sunny 😎☀ day

Ohh ya…Do remember your refillable water 💊💧 bottle to avoid dehydration ya 😌

She 👩🏻 was with the local Khmers 🇰🇭👫👭👬 on her 1⃣st visit & then 2⃣nd visit the next day at the designated area by Tourism Cambodia 🇰🇭 for the foreign tourists 👬👫👭 (Served with free 🆓 flow of drinks🥀🥀available)

The riversides 💊💧 were extremely packed & crowded 👬👫👭 with both the local Khmers 🇰🇭👫👭👬 & foreign tourists to cheering for their favorite ❀ boats🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♀during the races, so suggest you to bring only the bare necessities & hold on tight to what you have. Also being alert with your surroundings too while in the huge crowd 👭👬👫

Why❓⁉

Hmm…You never know whether you will be being targetted by any pick-pockets/ bag-snatchers 😈👿 whom may just roaming around the crowded festival 🎉🎊 riversides 💊💧& streets. So, even though this festival 🎉🎊 is a free 🆓 celebration 🎉🎊 , however it can get really expensive if you make a mistake by carrying valuables into the crowds 👭👬👫

Always better be safe then sorry ya ☺😉

There were several types of rowing 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ styles observed from her visits, i.e. sitting down & manual rowing, standing up & manual rowing, standing up & auto rowing etc. She 👩🏻 is curious 🀔 how the marks will be allocate within each different styles as well as the determining factors of winning 🏆🎖 too❓⁉

Perhaps logically the shortest time 🕛 of completion from the start till end time of each boat at the finishing line (The 2⃣ red ❀ boats 🚣🏻‍♀🚣🏻‍♂ as captured in the photo 📞 & vBlog 📹🎥below)

There were live announcement during the boat racing 🚣🏻‍♂🚣🏻‍♀, however in local Khmer 🇰🇭 language & ❌ no English translation. It would be good to have a live English announcement in the next year festival onwards ya 😊

The King Norodom Sihamoni 🀎🏻, Prime Minister Hun Sen 👚🏻‍💌& some senior officials 🙋🏻‍♂💁🏻‍♂ have all attended the closing ceremony on the last day of this festival 🎉🎊 She 👩🏻 has observed from the TV screen 📺 at the foreign visitors designated booth

Ohh ya…She 👩🏻 has enjoyed the longest & the pretty 😍🀩 fireworks 🎆🎇 so far from the closing ceremony of this water festival 🎉🎊

Really amazing beautiful 😍🀩 & with the boats 🛶🛶 decorated with LED lighting💡💡screens represented by each relevant authorities of organising & managing this water 💊💧 festival 🎊🎉 e.g. Tourism, Justice, Ministry of Art & Handicrafts etc. to name a few noted 😉

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has captured a vBlog 📹🎥 for sharing here, do click in to enjoy it ya 🀗

Ohh ya…Some of the eateries 🍜🍎 & shops 🛒🛍may close ⛔ during this water 💊💧 festival 🎉🎊 (All 3⃣ days) & resume their operation then 🀗

This festival 🎊🎉 also ended with lots of clean up & tidy up at the riverside by the local Khmers 🇰🇭👬👬👬

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was blessed 😇 that she 👩🏻 stay with her decision to continue with this solo travel & really enjoyed this water 💊💧 festival celebration 🎊 🎉 & highly recommended 👍🏻👆🏻to all travellers that would like to appreciating & participating local heritage & cultures celebration. Definitely worth your time to learn the unique local Khmers🇰🇭👬👫👭’ lifestyle better

More details,

🌐 https://www.tourismcambodia.com/tripplanner/events-in-cambodia/water-and-moon-festival.htm?fbclid=IwAR32x21NsTrdH3CScoy8ayDq4oyS0T0bRYkXBh-TAOKoARcCXNc8d7_2P5k

Also welcome 🀗 to check out SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ’s top contributor 👆🏻 account via 🌐 https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawing for her recent reviews about the Cambodia 🇰🇭 ’s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay ya 👩🏻‍💻📝

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