Saturday, 29 March 2014

A Heavenly Experience at The Leela, Mumbai!

Do you know heaven exists on Earth?
Oh, yes, you might be thinking this girl has lost her mind and probably needs a psychiatric treatment.
But No, I have actually experienced what I am talking about.

It was one lovely weekend in March - 15th to 16th 2014 where I had got an opportunity to live life "Queen size". A perfect weekend getaway at THE LEELA HOTEL, MUMBAI.

I checked in the hotel on 15th March'14 Saturday at 1.30 noon whereas the check in time was 2 p.m noon but that wasn't a problem at all because the staff was so sweet. As soon as I saw the pretty hotel, I fell in love, without entering in I could feel what it is, yes, that tinkling feeling in the stomach.

The beautifully created hotel is a delight to the eyes, and pleasure to the soul. With a pool, gym, spa, gardens and tight security - You feel at home always!
As mom and me entered in, Miss Akanksha from The Leela welcomed us in with a small aarti, garland and coconut drink to freshen us up!

Then we were guided to our ROOM no. "811" which truly gave meaning to the word, "King Size Deluxe", As soon as the door opened to the view of the room, I was transported to a different place where there is no stress. It had everything in it and yes a Jacuzzi too, Oh my lovely bathing time! :) 

We relaxed for some time and then went out to stroll in the beautiful arena! 
We came back at night around 11 p.m and what was waiting in the room was a "Welcome" message carved on desserts. Oh my, to see them, fall in love, save or eat -Confusion! So, I decided to click a picture and gulp in in! ;) 

And then, we went to a sinful indulgence at the buffet dinner at Citrus - The all day dining restaurant in The Leela. From chicken, pork sausages to homely dal - rice, it had everything to suit each person's taste buds. Spoiled by choice would be so apt! :)

It's never night at paradise, Is it? So, we decided to walk around in the beautiful place and see the complete hotel, clicked some pictures as memories live on forever and then came back to our room at to catch up on some sleep in our cozily made up bed! :) 

And before to checkout at Sunday noon, it was time was yummy mouth watering breakfast at Citrus, It has Egg Omelet, Tea, Stuffed tomato's and what not!

Some pool time and sun bathing!


Sigh! So did the time at The Leela, Mumbai. 

We checked out but the memories, pampering and amazing hospitality shall forever stay in out hearts forever!

I Conclude by A BIG THANK YOU TO THE TEAM LEELA HOTEL, MUMBAI and LUXPRESSO for giving me this blissful opportunity. Had the time of my life. Look forward to be there again soon, till then you have made my life!

P.S- You can also book your room and have a great time just like me, All you have to do is go to their official website- .
Or follow them on Twitter -> 


And, don't forget to share your experience and pictures with me on Twitter @DsouzaJennifer ! :) 

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

MALAYSIA - Where dreams become reality!

All these years of growing up and listening to stories by mom and dad had a beautiful place covered with attractions and where angels fell granting my wishes, turning me into a fairy!
Now I realize what it was all about.

A bubbling, bustling melting-pot of races and religions where Malays, Indians, Chinese and many other ethnic groups live together in peace and harmony. It's a gastronomical paradise and home to hundreds of colorful festivals.
And to a person like me who loves celebrating and socializing, It's a boon :)

There are so many things to do in Malaysia but let me tell you the 5 I love the most -

1. Relaxing at 

Pulau Beras Basah, Langkawi, Kedah 

It offers a relaxing getaway with it's pristine beaches and lush green forests. This beach would be perfect to take some time out for myself, and relax with a book, then sunbathe and go for a refreshing swim in the clear blue waters. For a peace loving person like me, this place seems to be bliss!It will cater to provide me with the necessary stress relief of daily activities and a smile!

2. Visit to 

Cameron Highlands, Pahang

It is Malaysia's largest highland resort. So undoubtedly there is so much to do once I get here. Walks through lovely little villages, visits to the butterfly, strawberry, honey bee farms and sprawling tea plantations or meals at the delightful Tudor-styled country inns are pleasurable activities to be experienced. It's so pretty, I cannot take my eyes off it, I wonder how shall I take my legs out of it once I get in :)

3. Experiencing the Iconic 

Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

With a height of 451.9 meters, the 88-storey twin structure Kuala Lumpur's crown jewel. It's majestic by the day and dazzling by night capturing the nations ambitions and aspirations perfectly. With doors opening at the Skybridge, it's sure to unfold breathtaking visions!
4. Bringing out the child in me by moving in 

Petrosains 'The Discovery Centre', Kuala Lumpur

Petrosains is a Science Discovery Centre that uses a fun, interactive approach to tell the story of the science and technology of the petroleum industry.

5. Ending on a Cultural dip in the beautiful 

National Museum, Kuala Lumpur

This Museum houses various exhibits depicting the historical background of the country, unveiling national treasures and learning new things about cultures, traditions, and people I never knew existed promises to be a lot of fun.

Malaysia is almost as diverse as it's culture and that makes it a perfect visit!
Towering skyscrapers look down upon wooden houses built on stilts while five star hotels sit just meters away from ancient reefs.

For the perfect holiday full of surprises, The time is now, The place is MALAYSIA! :)

P.S-> I am participating in the MalaysiaJao Blogathon Contest in association with