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5 Days in Singapore: 18 Amazing Experiences to Do for the Perfect Itinerary Travel

With even just five days in Singapore, you can accomplish a lot. The excellent and convenient transportation system connects you to several key locations and makes getting around the city a breeze. Recently, I spent five days in Singapore and here are just a few of the things that I enjoyed on the trip. 1. Visit the Marina Bay Sands. This iconic hotel always seems to...

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The Singapore Sling at Raffles Hotel in Singapore Travel

In 2017, Raffles Hotel celebrated its 130th anniversary. Over the past century, it has housed guests such as Michael Jackson, Charlie Chaplan, Elizabeth Taylor, and several other figures of note. The hotel is steeped in history, and even has its own resident historian – Leslie Danker – who himself has more than 45 years of history with Raffles.  Originally a beachfront property in the 1930s,...

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Chinatown | Things to Do In & Around Singapore Travel

Located within the Outram district in Singapore is Chinatown, or 牛车水 niú chē shuǐ, as it’s known to locals.  The Singapore Chinatown is made up of four distinct areas, each developed over different times between the 1820s – 1920s. They are Telok Ayer, Kreta Ayer, Bukit Pasoh, and Tanjong Pagar. Each has its own history and is inspiring to explore. Upon exiting the metro, you’re greeting...

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Doors & Doorways in Singapore Travel

Whenever I travel, I find that the things I photograph the most are architecture and doors. I never really considered myself much of an architechture buff, but when I look back at my photos, I find that I’m apparently much more interested in it than I realized.  It’s amazing what we humans can create. And there’s just something about how the creative and practical aspects...

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Gardens by the Bay | Things to Do In & Around Singapore Travel

One of the most awe-inspiring adventures I had in Singapore was my trip to the Gardens by the Bay. Particularly upon entering the Cloud Forest, a cooled dome conservatory with an incredible design. The Gardens by the Bay spans 250 acres of reclaimed land near the Marina Reservoir and serves to enhance life with added gardens and greenery around the city. The area is currently...

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A Spin Around Singapore in the Singapore Flyer Travel

When visiting Singapore, there are two structures that stand out – the Marina Bay Sands hotel and the Singapore Flyer. Both offer breathtaking views of the city, and both are, on their own, amazing sights. At 541 feet, the Singapore Flyer was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, until the High Roller in Las Vegas snuck in at 550 feet. The Singapore Flyer took...

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14 Things to Do at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore Travel

From Marina Bay in Singapore, there’s one building in particular that catches the eyes of visitors – the Marina Bay Sands. Three buildings connected by a ship-shaped pool and dining area at the top, this hotel is often #1 on visitors lists when they visit the city.  But the gorgeous infinity pool and exotic drinks aren’t the only reasons to visit the hotel. Here are...

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Platform 1094 | Harry Potter-themed Dining in Singapore Travel

Delicious food, fun decor and the chance to dress up as your favourite characters from Harry Potter. It’s all part of the experience of dining at Platform 1094. Located on Serangoon Road, the interior is beautifully decorated with wood and brick. You certainly feel as though your in the Hogwarts dining hall or somewhere similar. The food was excellent and gorgeously presented. You have the...

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Tolido’s | A Delicious Breakfast Spot in Singapore Travel

When M and I were in Malaysia a few year’s back, we discovered pandan. Pandan, for those of you unfamiliar with it, is a plant that is used in South Asian cuisine. It’s a popular ingredient in sweets and savory items alike, and it’s incredibly delicious. In the US, pandan items are hard to find – though the 99 Ranch Market near us often carries...

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Botanic Gardens Singapore Travel

One of the only three gardens honored as a UNESCO World Heritage Site are the Botanic Gardens in Singapore. And their they only tropical garden with the title. Founded in 1859, the Botanic Gardens played an important role in the rubber trade boom as it served as a major research location. Spread over 82 hectares, the Botanic Gardens are home to more than 10,000 species...

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