Tag: Travel Tips

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 30April 2021: Updated the expiry date of SRV.] 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 

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 

Travelogue: Seoul and Jeju (South Korea), Oct 2018

Travelogue: Seoul and Jeju (South Korea), Oct 2018

I was having my nails painted one week before the Korea trip. “Jeju 好像会有海啸,” the manicurist told me that Jeju might have Tsunami. She had checked the weather forecast and was planning to change her travel plans. That was one of the many things that 

14 Places to visit in Seoul (Autumn)

14 Places to visit in Seoul (Autumn)

Thankfully, our flight from Jeju to Gimpo airport was uneventful, unlike our flight from Singapore to Jeju. It was almost evening by the time we settled in our accommodation at Ever8 Residence (serviced apartments). So we had Nene Chicken for dinner and slept early for 

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Village and Tongin Market in a Day

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Village and Tongin Market in a Day

Out of the ample choices of palaces, hanbok villages, and traditional markets in Seoul, we shortlisted one of each “type” to visit. We covered them all in one day. Jump to your preferred attractions: Of Palaces in Seoul Gyeongbokgung Palace (Other attractions in and around 

Travelogue: Guide to Jeju (South Korea), Oct 2018

Travelogue: Guide to Jeju (South Korea), Oct 2018

Ten years later, I was back at the beautiful island of Jeju. Yet, travelling with a girlfriend is vastly different from travelling with a husband and a 16-month-old toddler. I breath in the crisp air. It was turning autumn this time too. The autumn weather 

Travelogue: Northern Kyushu (Japan), Feb 2018

Travelogue: Northern Kyushu (Japan), Feb 2018

“Why did you all choose Fukuoka? Why not Okinawa or Hokkaido?” The pretty air stewardess from Singapore Airlines asked hubby as he entertained the 8-month-old Baby E. I was drifting in and out of sleep at the side, catching up on the patchy sleep I