Sunday, July 15, 2018

Shopping at The Heart of Melawati - Melawati Mall (MM)

Melawati Mall is located at the heart of Melawati connected to 5 major highways. It consists of 8 levels of shopping with 620,000 sq.ft of retail space. The Mall is new and is about to be 1 year old soon. I am really happy to shopping at Melawati Mall as it have all the brands that I like and I can get whatever I want.  I really excited to start a shopping tour day with all my blogger friends.

I started with my breakfast at San Francisco Coffee, I have ordered a Club Sandwich and  a regular Carmel by Sea. The environment here is nice for you to just sit down, having a coffee with your friends, chit-chatting or doing your work. It is located at Ground Floor - 27 that near the main entrance of Melawati Mall.

After having a great breakfast, we start our shopping tour of the day. The first store we visit is U.S. Polo Assn. U.S. Polo Assn is the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA). It offers apparel for men, women and children, as well as accessories, footwear, travel and home goods in approximately 150 countries worldwide. For those prefer US style apparel, can shop at here. Currently they are having a promotion of getting RM50 vouchers with spend of RM200. The store is at Ground Floor - 24.

Next, we move to Jewellery shop Wah Chan that sell the collections of gold, diamond, pearl, jade, gemstone, fine jewellery etc. The Wah Chan here only showcase their masterpieces that are good quality with warranty. Now you can shop for all jewellery store wide without worried about the 6% GST which is really save a lot. I love the diamond necklace and earring. The store is located at Ground Floor - 04.

I moved to one of my favourite brand store Max Fashion. Max Fashion is one of the largest value fashion brands across middle east with 425 stores across 19 countries. It owns private label clothing with offers more than 3000 styles under  RM39  for women, men and children along with footwear, handbags and lingerie. I like Max Fashion because it is a family store where by i can find the whole family items here with affordable prices. The ground floor corner of Melawati Mall Ground Floor -32, 33, 34 & 35 is the Max Fashion store.

We take the escalator up to the first floor and The Travel Store is just located in front of the escalator. The Travel Store has earned a good reputation and world-wide recognition attracting interest from many international licenses for strategic partnership in licensing. The Travel Store continue to recognize new growth opportunities by identifying product and service gaps, focusing to meet customer’s expectations, and consistently becoming the travel goods provider of choice. We can find variety of travel luggage, backpack and laptop carrier here with promotion price. Some luggage having the 50% + 20% promotion discount now. They also have luggage combo deal that are cheaper if you buy both of the different sizes of luggage. The store is located at Level 1 - 31.

Let's go see some cosmetics, moving on at the Level 1 - K2 is Elianto Make Up. Elianto Make Up is a brand synonymous with gentle skincare products, enriched with nourishing and soothing botanical extracts, complemented with a vibrant range of colour cosmetics which brings out the best of sparkling eyes, rosy cheeks and adorable lips. We are tempted with the new limited edition collection of Musang King which having the durian fragrant in the cosmetics. Can you imagine your lip and skin that are smell durian? It's really special. We try out few testers for the cosmetics to choose those suitable for us before buying. Elianto Make Up is having a "Buy 2 Free 1" store wide promotion now. Go and grab more!

I saw few cute garfield cat characters at the outlet called Common Sense. My kids and I like all the cartoon or animation movie characters so much. You can find almost all the famous cartoon character such as incredible, snoopy, sesame street, pac man, transformer, etc. casual Tee in the store. Common Sense will open its first store in East Coast in Kuantan, and it will be their ninth store following the success of their stores. Common Sense is a flirt between street style and casual wear. The design process is completed in-house. Extensive illustrations, designs and photographs have been integrated into the designs. Each design is only printed in a limited supply to ensure unique designs are consistently available in the market. The price range is from RM19 - RM89. I have selected one kid incredible T-shirt for my son because we just watched the movie few weeks ago. It is located at Level 1 - 08.

It's time to do our hair, we go to Level 2 -13 to look for A-Saloon. Since 2009, A-Saloon has been revolutionizing the hair care experience and recognized as Malaysia’s National Largest Chains of Salons. With more than 20 salons available, they aim to provide customers with a 6-star service and experience.They provide private room for muslim customers. You can do all the hair services here : cut, wash, blow, chemical services, treatment, extension, hair do and etc. A-Saloon is using all the famous hair care products such as Schwarzkopf, Kerastase, Shiseido and so on. If you are a Petronas member, you can enjoy 20% off for all hair treatment and 15% off for other hair services.

After do the hair, you can go to do facial at AsterSpring which is just next store Level 2 -14. Starting skin goals with healthy skin at AsterSpring ! Got to tour around their centre at Melawati Mall with exciting new Dermatological products. Great news for new customers - enjoy RM500 package with RM1,256 worth of facials and products for limited period only. AsterSpring have a lot of skin therapy that suit your skin type after consultation by the beauty consultant. Make your appointment now!

In this Hari Raya festival, Malay friends can come to Jubahsouq to shop for their baju raya, baju kurung and tudung.The store is located at Level 2 - 06 at Melawati Mall. Jubahsouq provides the latest modesty trend at affordable prices without sacrificing style or substance. Immaculate craftsmanship is a work culture at Jubahsouq. Their in-house designer team selects only the best fabrics all around the world to create a statement pieces of cloths which are second to none in production house quality. Taking the opportunity to interpret muslim fashion in its own way and by encouraging its customers to use their imagination to combine its collections, it is able to fill the streets with women who radiate a unique, personal style.

The next stores is inner wear brand Young Hearts & Young Curve that located at Level2 - 01 at Melawati Mall. The Young Hearts & Young Curve brand is fun-loving, high-spirited, feminine and young.Young Hearts & Young Curve has a wide selection of daily essential lingerie products to whimsical sleepwear and fun lifestyle products.Their bra are having a promotion now with 2 for RM109, 4 for RM199 and 5th RM35. The sleepwear consist of a pair for adult and kid are just 2 for RM99. Those young people, come here shop for your lingeries!

Kids like toys, we are moving to Toys“R”Us toy shop at Level 2 - 36. There are variety of toys sold here from girl toys ( barbie doll, dora explorer, little pony etc) to boy toys (thomas train, robotcar poli, lego, transformer etc). Toys“R”Us is relentlessly striving to be the best toy and baby retail company for the world. It has solidified its position by offering a differentiated shopping experience through its family of brands. As the leading toy, baby and educational products retailer for children in Asia, we are very focused on delivering a truly unique experience to families and kids. Toys“R”Us team are committed to excite customers with exclusive and differentiated product ranges, both online and through a thrilling hands-on experience in store…so come in and play!

Reading is a good habit to enrich our knowledge, we visited the MPH Bookstores at Level 2 - 37. There are a lot of books and stationary here. The stationary brand Sassy & Inky are having the 50% discount now. For the Usborne Big Picture Atlas is also having 50% discount. There are different fictions of books range from magazine to school textbook. MPH Bookstores recommended some best seller books to the customer and I find a book that I like to read. Keep it up the reading habit!

It's time to have lunch now! There are few Food stores that are the good option to have our lunch. One of it is NY Steak Shack that located at Level 3 - 08. Currently in their menu is the Poultry Platter that you can have it with your friend and family. The all new sharing platters consists of rosemary chicken on top of pumpkin rice comes with French Fries and Mixed Veggie together with Chicken Cavapis on the side. Accompanied with Duck Chop on a bed of fresh onions and corn kernels, complemented with NYSS garlic butter and crispy garlic and black pepper sauce. The platters are delicious and you can share with your friends. The special things here is you need to wear the NY Steak Shack  apron when you dine in, it is so cute. NY Steak Shack is famous on their steak, burgers and shakes. You may choose a combo set that come together with a shake drinks.

Another restaurant that recommended to have our lunch is the Korean restaurant Sopoong. The restaurant is located at the center of Level 3 - 20. The restaurant was so crowded now because it is lunch time. They serve authentic Korean foods. Sopoong was established in 2011 in Malaysia. 'Sopoong' means Picnic in Korean. According to Korean culture, usually Korean people go on a picnic, they get excited and pleased, because they would get refreshment with delicious foods. I likes their kimchi pancake and the kimchi ramyeon. After the main cause, there are variety of white snow desserts for you to choose. Sopoong serves us the mango bingsu (RM23.90) that are super delicious. I like desserts, yummy! yummy!

After having lunch, now let's continue with our shopping tour. We are happy to see the affordable price fashion store GOOD2U at Level 3 - 17(B), I can't believe that the women short pants is only cost RM27! GOOD2U is an off-price retailer that sells quality, fashionable, branded, and affortable clothing. They offer big names, designer labels, top brands, up-and-coming, and fashionable items at affordable pricing. They is a family shop as they are having clothing for the whole family - women, men, kids, and toddlers.  GOOD2U do not sell counterfeits, the products are sold low price because they are able to source them directly from the factory in bulk. GOOD2U also not sell rejects, products can be returned within 14 days if it is damaged provided the item tag is still attached and the customer still have the original receipt.

We visited another Beauty saloons Me Clinic at Level 6 - 18. Me Clinic is a one-stop center providing evidence-based modern facilities and medispa services to fulfill customer's aesthetic desires. Managed by a team of dedicated Medical Aesthetic practitioners trained and experienced in cutting-edge non-invasive and minimally invasive techniques, the clinic is fully computerized and equipped with modern technologies designed for total facial rejuvenation and enhancements. There are series of treatments available at Me Clinic to help you from face to body and from inside to outside depend on your need and advise from the doctor. There are famous on their signature laser treatment. Make your pampering session appointment now!


They is an indoor ocean play land Kidz Zone that located at Level 6 - 21 & 22 in Melawati Mall. Kidz Zone is a dedicated indoor play land where children up to 15 years of age can play happily with their wide range of play equipment. Kidz Zone have an array of games, including ball fountain, trampolines, web climbing, wave slides, rope bridge, crawling tunnel and much more. Kidz Zone have offers a 9.7 x 4.8m futsal area and a basketball area for kids to develop their football and basketball skills. With over 8000 sqf set up just for kids to play in, our play land provides a fun and friendly experience for your family, in a secure environment. They also provides range of exciting themes and cool birthday packages to suite for any occasion and budget. Bring your kids to explore the play land and check out the party packages!

Let's take a break and enjoy a local high tea with kari pup, meehoon and teh tarik at Baba Nyonya. They also have a lot of typical local cuisines such as Nasi Lemak, Assam Pedas Fish, Sambal Petai Prawn, Ayam Goreng Berempah, Curry Mee, Fruit Rojak, Cendol and so on. Baba Nyonya restaurant may be the new kid on the restaurant block, but the roots go back more than 30 years beginning with the food service experiences in Klang Valley. Baba Nyonya's inspiration comes from the rich heritage and cultural diversity of Malaysia. Baba Nyonya is a place where every Malaysian can come and enjoy our local cuisine in a cosy environment. Not only is the food yummy, it is absolutely affordable. There are having promotion Free Toy with every purchased of kids menu, while stocks last. The environment really look typically Malaysian restaurant. It is at Level 3 - 07 at Melawati Mall.

Another good place to enjoy the tea break will be at Level 6 - 07 Row Six cafe. The Row Six cafe is often found in the Outdoor Lifestyle Centres. These locations offer both inside and outdoor seating arrangement, based on space and availability. With careful selection of menus churned out by experienced culinary team, patrons can be assured that we spare no compromise on the freshness and quality of the meals. Row-Six cafe capture the Nanyang culture, cuisine and café and present them as an authentic fusion experience for customers.

After the high tea, we move down to Lever LG - 20 to visit Pet Lovers Centre (PLC). PLC is Asia largest online & retail pet shop which offers dog, cat, small animals, pet food, treats, home delivery & pet grooming. PLC is currently the only one that has vet-trained, pet care consultants stationed in their stores to provide professional advice on pet care. PLC is also the only one that offers customers on-time delivery to their doorsteps, as well as the option to make purchases or check their membership points online.

Next, we move to the place to have our dinner at Pizza Hut that located at Level 3 - 29. Pizza Hut is under QSR brands franchisee of close to 780 KFC restaurants in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, India and Cambodia, it is also the operator of Pizza Hut in Malaysia and Singapore, with more than 391 restaurants and delivery concepts in Malaysia and 80 restaurants and delivery concepts in Singapore. Pizza Hut launch their Madu Padu Pizza this Ramdan and Raya for celebration the sweetness with friends and family during the festival period. The Madu Padu Pizza is loaded with chicken bites, tasty diced cheese and topped with a unique twist which is a special honey drizzle and crispy tortilla. I am happy to have a chance to try out the Madu Padu Pizza at the Pizza Hut Melawati Mall and I like their chicken wing very much!

For Japanese foods lover, You may choose to have your dinner at Hei Sushi. All the sushi are coming out from the wheel or you may choose to order yourself. Launched in 2007, Hei Sushi is the fun and trendy inclusive restaurant for all to enjoy a great meal. Bridging the gap for good halal Japanese cuisine, Hei Sushi is halal certified and accredited by MUIS. Hei Sushi serves up tasty and quality halal certified Japanese cuisine at affordable prices, offering an extensive menu with over 200 varieties of delectable Japanese dishes. It is located at Level 3 - 23&24(B).

I am thinking of take away some cakes or breads for my kids and also breakfast tomorrow. One of the option is Kek Span Oree at Level 2 - K2. Fluffy & jiggly egg sponge cakes, are the latest craze introduced by Kek Span Oree, a brand proudly created in Malaysia, for Malaysians. Inspired by the castella cakes originating from Japan, their version carries a local twist to better suit the Malaysian palate. All the egg sponge cakes are made fresh daily purely with milk, eggs, quality flour, sugar and canola oil. All of the ingredients are taken from suppliers who are Halal certified. They have Classic Original, Cheesy Cheese, Stcky Chocolate and Oree & Cream.

One of the snacks to consider are Waffle and Popcorn from Daily Fresh at Level LG - 09 (D) . Daily Fresh products symbolise a new era in quality standards. Each product is specially formulated with natural ingredients and unique flavors. New innovative products are constantly being developed and market research is done before launching any new product into the market. Waffle, Filling, Topping and that’s what “WAFITO” is derived from. Their waffles are completely wholesome and freshly prepared to perfection with its crispy exterior, pleasant aroma and a variety of delectable topping and filling, making it an irresistible snack to go for. Their Wafito waffles are available in 2 ranges, which are Classic and Premium. For the classic range of Wafito waffles, there are readily 6 types of jam and spread that cater to discerning taste buds, you are surely spoil for choice. I have a chance to try a very special Nasi lemak waffle this round.

Thinking of buying some breads to bring back home for my family, so visited Papparoti & Kris Krust at Level LG - 26 to buy some buns. They are famous on their buns, my kids love their signature bun so much! They have combo set together with a beverage (. They also have bread type sandwich burger for beef, chicken, fish and egg in this store. Papparoti & Kris Krust outlets have recorded daily sales of as much as 1,000 buns on weekdays and more than 3,000 buns on weekends.

Last but not least, we end our tour with a workout session at Fitness First at Level 6 - 20&20M. After eating too much foods, it's time to do some exercise. Fitness First is the world's largest health and fitness group with over 370 clubs worldwide reaching over 1 million members, in 16 countriesFitness First have 12 clubs in Malaysia, they open 7 days with 1487 classes in a week, so no excuse that we not able to exercise. In Fitness First , you can choose your own personal trainer by browsing their profile. The Freestyle Group Training (FGT) is a combination of three-dimensional training movements that will challenge your muscles to move you in the way nature intended, everyone can involved due to the large range of weights and equipment that available at the centre, plus everyone will benefit from the training. Fully furnished gyms and specially crafted exercise routines such as the Dynamic Movement Training will provide a constant challenge to better our self.

After the whole day of shopping, it is really tired and I really sleep well for that day. The next day, I was so happy and excited for what I learn, get and buy from the shopping tour. Hope to have more such good and memorable experience again. Thank you Melawati Mall!

For more information, please refer to Melawati Mall official website and Melawaiti Mall Facebook page.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia 2018/19

For the first time ever, the world famous tradition of Russian circus will make its way to Malaysia in a sensational eight-month nationwide tour featuring a variety of dazzling and jaw dropping circus acts.

The engaging and extraordinary variety event will make its debut in Malaysia with performances in ten cities across seven states :
  • 10 August to 2 September 2018 at Padang Timur, Petaling Jaya
  • 13 to 30 September at Queensbay Mall, Penang 
  • 5 to 21 October at Auto City, Prai
The tour will followed by the other earmarked locations including Melaka, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Batu Pahat, Ipoh, Kuantan, and Klang, running all the way till 31 March 2019.
This special edition tour, also known as The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia 2018/19, is the brainchild of Executive Producers Dato’ Sri G Radakrishnan and Yahna SG, together with Producers Kenneth Lee and Mr Victor Pilipovic. For the first time in history, The Moscow Circus will bring together troupes from two of the best and most well-known Russian circus companies - the Bolshoi Circus and the Nikulin Moscow Circus.

“We are thrilled to announce The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia that will be held for the next eight months. This show is a unique opportunity to witness world-class performers from the renowned Nikulin Moscow Circus and Bolshoi Circus right here in Malaysia. We also look forward to bringing engaging activities during our tour stops around the country to showcase the acts and connect closely with the audiences along with our partners. It will truly be an exciting journey and an unforgettable experience!” said Kenneth Lee, Producer of The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia 2018/19.

Universally known as the capital of circus arts, Russian circus artists have, for decades, been thrilling audiences across the globe with spectacular performances full of power, artistry and world-class athletic skills. Visitors both young and old will be transported into a fantasy world through a unique array of performances by trapeze artists, jugglers, acrobats and gymnasts, all vying for attention and often at the same time!

Never-before-seen acts that audiences can look forward to include thrilling death-defying feats by aerialists, high wire walkers, trapeze artists and Russian Swing acrobats, along with specially featured highlights such as a mesmerizing juggling performance by famous juggler Semen Krachinov, high octane roller skaters, gravity challenging diablo spinners and mind-boggling illusionists, all held together by one of Russia’s most well-known clowns, Armen Asiryants.

Each performance will feature a two-hour long world-class programme encompassing nearly 40 professional performers guaranteed to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

“It will be great opportunity for families, couples as well as groups of friends to enjoy an exciting experience of a lifetime, which is why we are offering affordable ticket prices from as low as RM50 and shows that lasts for over 24 days at each city. We do not want anyone to miss their chance of attending one of our shows and be in awe of the unique feats you won’t be seeing anywhere else,” added Kenneth Lee.

The Executive Producers and Producers have also taken extra measures to ensure the event provides a positive contribution towards the community and the Malaysian economy. In line with the government’s call for Malaysians to help the nation overcome its debts, a part of all proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the government’s Tabung Harapan Malaysia.

The Moscow Circus shall then equally match the amount collected with the hope that a total of at least RM1,000,000 will be raised for the fund during the tour.

“We are grateful to be given this opportunity to bring fellow Malaysian residents an internationally known group of artists to present an electrifying set of performances. Equally importantly, we also wish to play our part by contributing an amount from our sales to the government’s Tabung Harapan. Therefore, those who purchase our tickets will not only get to enjoy an unforgettable event, but will also be doing a good deed for the nation at the same time,” said Dato’ Sri G Radakrishnan, Executive Producer of The Moscow Circus Tour of Malaysia 2018/19.

Tickets to the show can be purchased at an affordable price from as low as RM50 and up to RM280 for top tier tickets. To complete the circus experience, the entire performance will take place under a 2,700-seater fully air-conditioned circus Big Top, which will be the largest circus tent to ever exist in Malaysia. Ticket prices are listed below:
  • Ringside            RM280
  • Premium A       RM220
  • Premium B       RM150
  • Front Bench     RM80
  • Rear Bench      RM150
Purchase yor ticket HERE.
For more information,please visit The Moscow Circus Official Website.