3 Days in Singapore
Singapore feels like one big tourist attraction. In a good way. Singapore knows how to advertise its beauty, and the massive projects on the bay area are truly unique. But what I ended up enjoying the most was the food.
Curry Crab and Carrot Cake at the Hawker Centers and Laksa at a local joint away from the touristy areas were my favorites.
Our schedule was super packed with three days of nonstop activities, visiting the botanical garden, the gardens by the bay, and all the foodie spots in between.
We stayed at the Stamford Hotel and had an amazing view over the Bay Area. Although we were out most of the day, coming home at night and waking up to such a view was remarkable.
Walking around in Singapore’s heat was a challenge, even with umbrellas, and visiting the Botanical Garden felt like we entered a jungle, dozens of Mosquito bites included.
It is understandable than Singaporeans eat at Hawker Centers late at night, the heat is brutal and only in the evening you truly enjoy walking around the city. Of course shopping centers are air conditioned, but we did not visit for shopping.
The Flower Dome and Cloud Forest both feel the most touristy of places we’ve been. I enjoyed the ladder more, but the crowds of people really weighed down the experience.
The lights were blinking to the music, but the music itself was rather dull. It’s a tourist attraction, but can’t they get some new music to play? Maybe something in the charts or popular music from different decades? Maybe some mix of Beatles, Coldplay or BTS? Would have been way more appealing and a great way to feature new music or even allow for concerts.
Overall, Singapore was a great experience and 3 days were just the right amount of time. The food, the most efficient airport of the world and the view is something to remember. We said goodbye and made our way to Maldives.
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