Tag: tourist attractions

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 

What to Do in Nagasaki for 2 Days?

What to Do in Nagasaki for 2 Days?

Getting to Nagasaki From Fukuoka to Nagasaki “Two bus tickets to Nagasaki, please. Via Hakata.” The ticketing officer at Fukuoka Airport looked at us in bewilderment. Then, he tried his best to explain in English that it was a bad idea. Upon his advice, we 

Singapore Itinerary for 9 days

Singapore Itinerary for 9 days

A reader is coming to Singapore and emailed me her Singapore itinerary for 9 days to take a look and suggest improvements. I thought it would benefit more people if I replied to her in a post. So with her permission, here’s her itinerary and 

Review: Takinoya Bekkan Tamanoyu (Noboribetsu)

Review: Takinoya Bekkan Tamanoyu (Noboribetsu)

About Takinoya Bekkan Tamanoyu A main reason why we chose Noboribetsu Onsen Town over Toyako with Lake Toya is because we wanted to stay in a ryokan. So, we ended up at Takinoya Bekkan Tamanoyu (滝乃家別館 玉乃湯) at Noboribetsu. Read the previous post for the decision process and 

Noboribetsu in Winter (Hokkaido)

Noboribetsu in Winter (Hokkaido)

Toyako (Lake Toya) or Noboribetsu in Winter? We wanted to enjoy Hokkaido’s natural hot spring (“Onsen”) and was deciding between two Onsen towns: Toyako and Noboribetsu in winter. They are near to each other, but it’s hard to travel between the two places unless you have a 

Tomamu Ice Village (Hokkaido, Japan)

Tomamu Ice Village (Hokkaido, Japan)

We detoured to Tomamu from the route of ‘Sapporo – Noboribetsu – Niseko’. This detour costs us about an additional S$100+/pax! So what’s the big deal at Tomamu? I wanted to visit Tomamu ICE VILLAGE! If after reading this post, you decided to try something novel, here’s useful travel and 

Tomamu Resort Tower (Hokkaido, Japan)

Tomamu Resort Tower (Hokkaido, Japan)

We detoured to Tomamu from the route of ‘Sapporo – Noboribetsu – Niseko’. This detour costs us about an additional S$100+/pax! So what’s the big deal at Tomamu? I wanted to visit the ICE VILLAGE! Read about our ice village experience. First up, if you are planning to go Tomamu, 

Sapporo in 2 Days – Suggested Itinerary (Hokkaido, Japan)

Sapporo in 2 Days – Suggested Itinerary (Hokkaido, Japan)

There are so many beautiful places to visit in Hokkaido! If it’s your first time in Hokkaido, my guess is that you will be transiting in Sapporo for 1 or 2 days. If that’s the case, you are like us! Here’s how we travelled Sapporo in 2