Posts Tagged‘Singapore’

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…

Photoessay: A Walk Through the Singapore Botanic Gardens

I was in Singapore the day that the Singapore Botanic Gardens had achieved UNESCO World Heritage Site status (July 4, 2015). It was all over the news, and it delighted me to see how much pride the Singapore community took in establishing this status. To join in on the fun as Singapore gets ready to celebrate their 50th anniversary of independence this weekend, I’d like to share with you some of my best photos from the Singapore Botanic Gardens. If you visit Singapore, do not miss a trip to see these sublimely beautiful, lush, extensive gardens. You can take the SMRT straight to the…

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…