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  • Top 8 Things To Do Around Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

    Top 8 Things To Do Around Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

    Apr 2, 2019 Singapore

    Any trip to Singapore would be incomplete without at least a day to explore the Marina Bay Sands (MBS) complex and its surroundings. From icons like Merlion to massive Gardens By The Bay, you can find a lot of beautiful locations and amazing things to do.

  • 11 Reasons Why Singapore Zoo Is One Of The Best Zoos In The World

    11 Reasons Why Singapore Zoo Is One Of The Best Zoos In The World

    Mar 28, 2019 Singapore

    I’ve been to dozens of zoos around the world, and to be honest, it now takes a lot to impress me. It’s fairly rare for me to carve precious time out of my itinerary to visit a zoo, let alone write an entire article about one, but I made an exception this …

  • Sentosa 1 Day Itinerary: What To Do On Singapore’s Island Of Fun

    Sentosa 1 Day Itinerary: What To Do On Singapore’s Island Of Fun

    Mar 27, 2019 Singapore

    Singapore's Sentosa island is home to some of the world’s most prestigious resorts, action-packed theme parks, fast food and fine dining restaurants. Here’s my recommended Sentosa 1 day itinerary to take all the headache out of planning a fun day out.

  • Crazy Rich Asians Tour – Singapore’s Ultra Wealthy Neighbourhoods, Homes & Film Locations

    Crazy Rich Asians Tour – Singapore’s Ultra Wealthy Neighbourhoods, Homes & Film Locations

    Mar 22, 2019 Singapore

    If you’ve ever read the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy by Kevin Kwan, or watched the 2018 movie, you might imagine Singapore as an extremely affluent and ostentatious country full of extremely affluent and ostentatious people. We took a guided Crazy Rich Asian…

  • Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel: The Cheerful Robot Greeted Me At The Door

    Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel: The Cheerful Robot Greeted Me At The Door

    Mar 13, 2019 Singapore

    On a recent trip to Singapore, I stayed at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel and discovered it exemplified Singapore’s revolutionary mindset and contemporary way of life. Here are my favourite 3 ingenuities that set the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel…

  • Why I Loved This Singapore Food Tour

    Why I Loved This Singapore Food Tour

    Mar 10, 2019 Singapore

    Singapore is all about food. This city has so many restaurants and food courts that it’s not uncommon to get a little decision anxiety when choosing a place to eat. It’s kind of like choosing a movie to watch on Netflix. Once a decision is made, so many g…

  • 5 Things To Do With Kids In Singapore

    5 Things To Do With Kids In Singapore

    Jul 30, 2012 Singapore

    There is so much to do in Singapore, it is hard to just pick 5 and maybe I will come back and add another 5 to make this a top 10, but for now enjoy our favourite attractions in Singapore.

  • Toddlers Love Port of Lost Wonder

    Toddlers Love Port of Lost Wonder

    Jun 30, 2012 Singapore

    When Daddy says you can go on a pirate ship, you can go on a pirate ship! A morning with 2 toddler's at the newest attraction on Sentosa, a giant water playland in the shape of a Pirate Ship.

  • An Evening at the Night Safari, Singapore

    An Evening at the Night Safari, Singapore

    Jun 30, 2012 Singapore

    Did you know the last Tiger in Singapore was shot in 1930? This evening we took the kids to the Night Safari. Along the way we meet another travelling family - the Flashpackers!

  • Universal Studios, Singapore: Not Just For The Kids

    Universal Studios, Singapore: Not Just For The Kids

    Jun 29, 2012 Singapore

    “I want to go on that one.” “Can I go on this one?” “I don’t want to go home.” Nope this is not my children at Universal Studios, this is me! Our third day in Singapore, after getting the free tickets from RWS Invites we headed to Universal Studios.

  • Singapore Arrival: Festive Hotel & Things To Do On Sentosa Island

    Singapore Arrival: Festive Hotel & Things To Do On Sentosa Island

    Jun 29, 2012 Singapore

    Where do I start? We had 4 days in this glorious country and it was not enough, even though we have been twice before. I guess we should start at the very beginning, that’s always a good place to start…. Leaving Bali, Arriving in Singapore, The Hotel, S…

  • Singapore

    Singapore

    Jun 28, 2012 Destinations

    Our 3 days in Singapore can be found here.

  • Snow in Singapore?

    Snow in Singapore?

    Jun 28, 2012 Singapore

    Cold blue fingers clutching at my clothes, tears dripping down his face my little son clutched me with a desperation. On the other hand warm gloved hands and loud giggles my daughter runs away for another ride on the toboggan slope. The two extreme reacti…

  • Before the Blog

    Before the Blog

    Jun 15, 2012 Who Are We?

    While the blog started with our new digital nomad journey, the travels did not. Here is a quick overview of where we've been and what's shaping our decisions.