Posts Tagged‘Marina Bay Sands’

Traveling with Intention and Travel+SocialGood

I’d say about twice a year I go to an event that inspires me so deeply and aligns so remarkably well with what I believe in, that it’ll keep me on a motivational and psychological high for weeks and even months. Last week I had my biannual experience at the Travel+SocialGood Academy Day. Nicolette Orlemans, who is host of the hugely popular #CultureTrav Twitter Chat and is someone that also inspires me greatly, told me about this event a few days prior over some delicious Korean BBQ. I couldn’t be more elated that she did. Because of some of my more recent travels, it’s…

Selfie Insanity at the Marina Bay Sands

In retrospect, I booked a room at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Hotel for all the wrong reasons: to get an outstanding selfie. A legendary photo I’d been dreaming of when I shelled over the money to spend the night there, which is the only way you can gain access to the notorious rooftop pool. Or the “skypark”, as it’s called. I’m sure you’ve seen photos of it’s infamous infinity pool circulating around various social media outlets. If you haven’t, go ahead and google Marina Bay Sands right now, but please come back to finish reading. Thanks. Welcome back :) It’s unbelievably epic, right? It’s one of the coolest spots…

Singapore: Pure Bliss for Solo Female Travelers / Foodies / Flashpackers

Singapore’s worldwide reputation is that of an extremely clean, very orderly city. While this is quite true (and can be attested to by the level of seriousness in which they take their crosswalks – you DO NOT walk when not permitted), it’s certainly not all there is to the “Lion City”. Another thing you hear often about Singapore is that you shouldn’t spend too long visiting there because it’s too expensive. Many people only travel there for two days or so as they continue on their Southeast Asian route or continue on to a different Asian metropolis. Now, I’m not going to…