Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 7053035980 Call Girl Near Hotel Shangri la Eros Escort Service
  2. 2 Trip Report David's Abbreviated Trip Report-Japan, Part 2-Sakura 2017
  3. 3 Japan Cherry Blossom 2018
  4. 4 Japan for Foodies
  5. 5 Trip Report Taipei Art Scene - Travel Report
  6. 6 Advice itinerary trip Thailand/Laos in July
  7. 7 Singapore weather in August/September
  8. 8 Trip Report Across Uzbekistan with MIR
  9. 9 One night in Osaka
  10. 10 Trip Report Japan's Kyushu: Takachiho Gorge - Travel Report
  11. 11 First time going abroad
  12. 12 Sapporo to Lake Akan
  13. 13 First Time to Japan..Itin Advice Needed
  14. 14 sri lanka two places, two hotels
  15. 15 Backpacking on a budget
  16. 16 Trip Report Googling to going...to Gujarat!
  17. 17 10 Days in Japan- Itinerary Review
  18. 18 travel to shirakawago from kyoto
  19. 19 Do It Yourself/No taxi Tour in China?
  20. 20 electric plug
  21. 21 Day trips from Sapporo
  22. 22 Etiquette in Japan
  23. 23 Northern Thailand Options
  24. 24 Kurashiki versus Kosanji Temple
  25. 25 Bhutan travel operator and number of days
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report A Fun Weekend in Singapore with Something New & Something Green

Jump to last reply

Full report with lots of photos,
you are welcome to check it out, leave comments and follow it!

http://wp.me/p5Lw9a-l3

Singapore has undergone a huge transformation for the last few years. Well, Singapore (at least to me) is a tropical metropolis that visitor would probably see pretty much everything in a visit or two. Therefore, this time, I simply spent a day or two just around the Marina bay area – staying in the 57th floor of Marina Bay Sands and decompress for a fun weekend.

1. Garden of the Bay

What I love about the Garden of the Bay was the easy access. It’s closely connected and in walkable distance to the Bayfront MRT Station and my hotel, the Marina Bay Sands. More, it’s not a typical botanical Garden, it’s has a theme and it is a trendy place with exciting design elements that make the garden lively and multi-dimensional.

2. The Supertree Grove

Called the OCBC Skyway (named after the sponsor) is a group of solar powered light posts that dressed like a tree. Loop up in awe at dramatic plant displays, and the Skyway is a 22-metre high bridge connecting the trees, offering a bird’s eye view of the garden. When night falls, the Supertrees were quite super – they come to life with a spectacular light and sound show, powered by the solar power saved up during day time. Very very Avatar, and very very green.

3. Flower Dome

The Flower Dome did surprise me in a certain way. Apart from flower arrangements, it has a well-organized succulent collection that was quite special and new to me. Wandering amongst thousand-year-old olive trees and unusual Baobabs of the cool-dry Mediterranean and subtropical regions, you look into the world from a different perspective.

4. Cloud Forest

When we enter the Cloud Forest it was just in time for misting!! The tower was spraying mist all of the sudden and I felt like I was walking through a mysterious fairyland. Visitors could explore the highlands amidst orchids, pitcher plants, and ferns from the cool-moist Tropical Mountain region.

5. ArtScience Museum

It’s called ArtScience Museum because the museum itself includes both. It is a lotus shape building right on the bank of the inside of the Marina bay and the structure itself is a very stylish and modern science achievement.

6. Infinity pool and Sky deck

The pool is only limited to the hotel guest – which is thankful for me. Actually it’s busy enough with just the hotel guests, but don’t worry, they have plenty of chairs. The view has it’s beauty day or night. I can’t really choose, except it’s raining. The upper part of the sky deck is exclusive to hotel guests, too. I was surprised to see quite a lot of visitors from Japan and Korea stayed at the hotel during my stay.

7. Fountain show

The only thing that I would “consider” seeing again would be the fountain show at the waterfront, with the Singapore’s skyline as a background. If only you were at Marina Bay Sands – you could consider. There are two shows every night, and three for the weekends.

Check the photos and welcome to leave comments! - http://wp.me/p5Lw9a-l3

11 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement