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Why do I travel with my young children?

Why do I travel with my young children?

“It’s too troublesome and stressful,” many parents would say, “It’s work and not a holiday.” They shook their heads thinking of the children’s demands, schedules, crankiness and truckload of items. I agree. Without children in the tow, the luggage is lighter, the peace is more, 

What to Prepare for your VTL flight (Singapore)

What to Prepare for your VTL flight (Singapore)

Towards the end of 2021, more and more countries were added to Singapore’s Vaccinated Travel Lane (“VTL”) scheme. HOORAY! After two years of being contained in Singapore, the travel bug in me was bursting to fly out! At the same time, I was apprehensive. People 

Where to stay for your holiday in France (Airbnb or Hotels)?

Where to stay for your holiday in France (Airbnb or Hotels)?

The travel advisories kept changing. Our minds were divided on which VTL country to go to. By the time we decided on France, we only had 2.5 weeks to our departure. Accommodation options were limited because tourism was still very much active in that part 

Family Outing Idea: Jurong Bird Park (Singapore)

Family Outing Idea: Jurong Bird Park (Singapore)

A day at the Jurong Bird Park (“bird park”) on 8 June 2021. Compared to the zoo, this cousin seems forgotten. The bird park is not as crowded, and the shows are not snapped up as fast as those in the zoo. The bird park 

Review of Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa (Family Staycation)

Review of Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa (Family Staycation)

Last year, we went to Changi CSC for a foodie staycation. Few months later, we needed another break, an escape from our daily grind. So off we went to Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa (“Rasa Sentosa”) from 12 – 14 April 2021 (Mon-Wed) for 

Hotels in Sentosa Singapore – Which One to Stay in?

Hotels in Sentosa Singapore – Which One to Stay in?

I was never a big fan of staycation. For a short stay at our home country, the hassle to pack for the whole family just doesn’t seem worth it. The expense seems unnecessary. We could simply use our home as a base to explore around. 

Ideas to use your SingapoRediscovers Vouchers at Sentosa

Ideas to use your SingapoRediscovers Vouchers at Sentosa

[Updated 3July 2021: Updated Sentosa’s latest promotion.] Clock is ticking. Time is running out for you to use your S$100 digital SingapoRediscovers Vouchers (“SRV”). Book early and avoid the last minute rush. You have until 31 December 2021 to use these vouchers. As of early 

Tips to Stretch Your SingapoRediscovers Vouchers | Save more!

Tips to Stretch Your SingapoRediscovers Vouchers | Save more!

[Updated 30April 2021: Updated the expiry date of SRV.] I am going to share with you on how to stretch your dollar and save more as you redeem the S$100 digital SingapoRediscovers Vouchers (“SRV”). Number 1 tip is to use the SRV SOON. Clock is 

Staycation at Changi (Singapore): CSC Changi and Jewel Airport

Staycation at Changi (Singapore): CSC Changi and Jewel Airport

We loaded our big piece of luggage in the boot and boarded the taxi, “Jewel airport, please”. In the midst of the ensuing silence, I could sense that the taxi uncle had a burning question. Sure enough, he finally asked, “Going overseas?” “No, uncle,” I 

8 Ideas to Travel the World from Home

8 Ideas to Travel the World from Home

(Updated: 23 June 2020) For those whose feet love to wander, whose mind loves to learn, whose heart loves to be enthralled,staying at home is tough. Don’t even talk about taking flights, taking a step out to the streets is scarce precious time now. Running 

Travelogue of Europe (Part 1): First Long Voyage, May/Jun 2019

Travelogue of Europe (Part 1): First Long Voyage, May/Jun 2019

“Your flight to Amsterdam Schiphol airport has been changed to Terminal 1,” said the airline staff as she typed on her keyboard intently. She returned our passports and pointed towards a general direction, “Go pass the immigration and take the SkyTrain inside to transfer.” As 

Review: Is the trip to Kinderdijk Windmills worth it?

Review: Is the trip to Kinderdijk Windmills worth it?

The first time we saw a life-sized windmill was at Delft. Walking out of the train station with our luggage, the windmill was welcoming us from a distance. We agreed to go up close and admire the lonesome windmill soon. That happened only at the