The Fitness Center of JW Marriott has a lap infinity pool, kiddie pool, gym, table tennis, lockers, indoor whirlpool, sauna, steam room, showers and spa. Just wanna share with you the lovely pics I took one afternoon lounging by the pool. I got up quite late already, almost 5 pm so it was too cold for [read more]
The best thing about our trip to Medan was the hotel. Most people were surprised to hear that I was going to Medan, and even more surprised to find out that I really enjoyed it. It was mostly pork-tourism for us (happy tummies = happy DiploWife and TD!) and enjoying the hotel. Whenever I go [read more]
There are many Chinese living in Medan so there is an abundance of warungs that serve pork. Unfortunately Jade Restaurant doesn’t serve pork so we asked Sharon Lee the Jade restaurant manager for where we could find good pork. And she was so helpful to us. She recommended us to her favorite warung, 31.
When we arrived in Marriott Medan, I was immediately intrigued by Jade Restaurant, the hotel’s Chinese Restaurant because of it’s impressive intricate exterior. I took a peek inside and fell in love with the even more impressive lighting fixture. Then when I saw the sign for eat-all-you-can dimsum lunch promo (except for weekends & holidays), [read more]
Wasn’t day 1 in Medan eventful? The JW Marriott Medan’s complimentary buffet breakfast is usually served at the MARRIOTT CAFE in the ground floor. On Day 2 of our trip we had our first breakfast there and also a quick light lunch after our intense table tennis (ping-pong) session. The verdict and pictures of the food [read more]
One thing we’ve learned from all our travels within Indonesia is never to judge a restaurant by it’s physical appearance. The best things can be had at the most unexpected (or even dodgiest looking) places. Read about the most unforgettable gastronomic experience we had in Medan at My Cafe Restaurant with the help of Ibu Rita’s street [read more]
After visiting the strange-looking Catholic Church we wanted to visit 2 other famous landmarks of Medan: the Istana Maimun and the Masjid Raya. Unfortunately the istana (palace) was closed already, so we were only able to see the Masjid Raya or Great Mosque. Pictures of the beautiful mosque after the jump.
The first day of our trip to medan was jam-packed. We wanted to see and eat as many things as possible! The group decided to check out the Catholic Church first. The Filipinos in the group explained to the other nationalities that usually this is important to Filipinos to visit the church of a new [read more]