Monday, January 9, 2017

CONTEST | #TravelholicOakwoodKLContest




I wrote about my staycation experience HERE, and I bet you would want to experience the same.
Well, I have great news for you guys, I am running a contest so that you too can stay at this great hotel and share my excitement.
Read to learn more about the mechanism.


I will keep it short, simple and sweet.

And of course I highly encourage everyone to participate as it is fairly easy, it only require 2 EASY (and SIMPLE) Steps. And guess what, I am organising 2 contest mode - via Facebook and Instagram.


Contest via Facebook
Step 1 : Like Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur Facebook Page    https://www.facebook.com/OakwoodKualaLumpur/
Step 2 : (a) Share Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur Facebook Page on your FB account, (b) Tag 2 of your friends and (c) Hashtag #TravelholicOakwoodKLContest
Contest ends on: 20 January 2017, 12pm.

Contest via Instagram
Step 1 : Follow Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur Instagram https://www.instagram.com/oakwoodkualalumpur/
Step 2 : (a) Share Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur Instagram on your account, (b) Tag 2 of your friends and (c) Hashtag #TravelholicOakwoodKLContest
Contest ends on: 20 January 2017, 12pm.

2 winners (one from Facebook and another from Instagram) will be selected at random from the total pool of entries. Good luck!

Easy right! What else are you waiting for?


Rules - #TRAVELHOLICOAKWOODKLCONTEST

1. The competition closes at 12PM on 20 January 2017. The winner will be announced on the Lily Riani Travelholic Facebook page and Instagram account (https://www.instagram.com/lilyriani_travelholic/ and https://www.facebook.com/lilyrianitravelholic/). The winner will be contacted via Facebook Messenger and Instagram Direct Message and given instructions on how to claim their prize.   
2. A Share, Tag 2 Friends and hashtag #TravelholicOakwoodKLContest on the contest post is necessary for entry to this contest.   
3. Entry is exclusively via Facebook and Instagram.   
4. No cash alternative will be offered and the prize is non-transferable.   
5. The competition winner will be notified by 27 January 2017 at 12pm. If the Organiser is not able to get in contact with the winner within 5 days, the prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner will be drawn. It is the winner's responsibility to notify the Organiser of any change in contact information.    
6. The winner may not use the prize in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or prize draw.   
7. The Organiser reserves the right to reject fraudulent entries.   
8. By entering, the winner gives their permission for their names to be posted on social media.   
9. The Organiser reserves the right to change the Terms & Conditions.   
10. The Organiser's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.











Monday, January 2, 2017

All about pastries in Krakow, Poland


I never knew that Poland has such a wide spread of pastries choice and I don't even have time to try them all. So I did the next best thing I know how, I decided to post all the pictures in my blog so that if I ever do a repeat (of which I know I will), I can easily refer to it and sample them. Pandai tak? *wink*

So here are those temptatious pastries.

For more pictures on my Facebook Page, please click HERE.

For more stories on my Poland trip :
Poland | By chance… It was Iceland’s fault!
How I fell in love with P…
Poland | Air BNB – Krakow (Review)
#TravelTips | Warsaw Day Trip
Auschwitz Concentration Camp / Nazi Death Camp, Poland
Harry Porter Graduation Tower. NOT! It’s the Wieliczka Salt Mine Graduation Tower











My favourite, bought it a few times.


There's more but I was to shy to kept snapping them pictures. Hehheheee.....

Oh yah! The exchange rate at that point of time was 1:1 hence I shop like crazy lah.












Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Oakwood Kuala Lumpur | The perfect staycation hotel






Sometimes, the best vacation is a staycation.
A foreign activity or/and name for some yet it is pretty common now.

Staycation has received a few urban definition these past few years, a few of the popular ones found are:
  • A vacation that is spent at one's home enjoying all that one's home environs have to offer.
  • A reprieve from daily activities of work and chores; taking personal time.
  • A  vacation spent close to home.



And everyone’s favourite choice will be ‘A Vacation spent close to home’.  I got the chance to enjoy this experience at Oakwood Hotel & Residence off Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur. Everything is perfect to the T; the room comes with a decent and well equip kitchenette, a living room and bedroom.  A few thoughts ran into my mind as I walked in the room, this is a suitable place to hold a small gathering or reunion among close friends, family weekend getaway in the city and perhaps a home away from home for those who wants a different from home yet close enough to attend any emergency issues (if need be).


I have to admit, it was a much needed staycation cum holiday as I get to focus on my work (need to complete my 2017 plan), backlogged blog post, rest while enjoying the pool and gym facilities (obviously).... not only that, I also managed to go for an acupuncture cupping therapy. AND that's a big YEAY for me.

That is not all, a few of the services and facilities I noticed and impressed with are the:
  • Doctor on-call
  • Complimentary Daily Shuttle Service
  • Internal Laundry Facilities (self-operated machine is available)
  • 10-minute drive to MaTIC, Kuala Lumpur's one-stop Tourist Information Centre, Suria KLCC, Petronas Twin Tower, KL Tower, Lot10, Lake Titiwangsa, Istana Budaya and etc. Aside, shopping malls along with the financial district within a stone’s throw.
  • 5 minute drive away from the world class medical centre; The Gleneagles Hospital
  • Situated in a well-connected, accessible and within the popularly known "Embassies Hub” area thus providing guests with a comfortable and hassle-free stay.

Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, making it the perfect place for me to have a great staycation. Accessible to KLCC, Avenue K, Pavillion and etc makes it convenient for me to shop or attend any event.



The TrEat Restaurant & Bar offers light and simple meal for guest. Craving for a pasta meal since the last few weeks drive me to sample what TrEat Restaurant has to offer. Flipping thru Oakwood Hotel menu (thank goodness for the simplicity else I have an even tougher time picking a meal), I saw a section dedicated to pasta. 'Hemmm... Gonna get myself an Aglio Olio pasta' I said to myself satisfactorily. Few minutes after placing my order, the most anticipated pasta arrives. Doesn't look that appealing, I remembered telling myself. I took a small bite (doubting)...

It was spicy. Very spicy in fact.
But strangely, I kinda love this new and interesting fuse of Italian food with cili padi. Fit my Minang taste bud. Definitely.


So far so good, love my room, great food and now I set to hunt for recreational activities which sums up to gym and pool. Finding the pool site was easy as it is situated by the TrEat Restaurant of which one can dine while watching the kids playing by the pool at the same time, I believe this is called good time management and great multi-tasking skill *wink*. As for the gym, it is located just next to the restaurant overlooking the pool. I guess the management really think through on everything.


Looking for a great Oakwood Hotel Kuala Lumpur promotion? Click HERE to know more.


Fact :
Oakwood Worldwide® is the premier provider of corporate housing and serviced apartment solutions through its well-known brands, Oakwood®, ExecuStay® and Insurance Housing Solutions™. With a presence in all 50 United States and more than 85 countries, the award-winning company provides move-in-ready furnished accommodations to meet the needs of global organizations, individual business travellers, insurance clients and leisure travellers alike. Oakwood Worldwide was founded in and continues to base its corporate headquarters in Los Angeles and operates regional headquarters in London, Phoenix and Singapore.



222 Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : 603.2720.3888












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