21 October 2013

Loving Singapore.

So, if you have been talking to me since I came back to Penang, you would have already known that my trip down to Singapore has been a very pleasant one, or if you follow me on Instagram and Facebook. 

Of course there are some people telling me that it's nice and I love it because I was on a holiday (not really because I was there for a seminar) and it's totally different if I am actually working there, you know like it's really competitive and stuff. I agree that it could be because I was kinda on some kind of holiday mood and hey, grass is greener on the other side ma right? Not always but I think in Singapore, everything is greener, cleaner and nicer. Haha. I still love Penang! :)

So yeah, it was a very nice trip. I shall just put my experiences in point forms.

  • Brought too many things in my cabin luggage. Limit was 7kg but mine was 11kg, but the lady let me go :)
  • Real shark fin soup is really yummy and it's nowhere near to the ones we usually eat in weddings or chinese restaurants.
  • Tasted the must-have-drink-while-in-Singapore, the Singapore Sling.
  • Went to the 70th floor of Swissotel and viewed the island. Pretty sight and pretty girl DJ.
  • Took loads of photos at Collyer Quay of Marina Bay Sands and the Singapore Flyer. LOVE THE VIEW!
  • Walked to Clarke Quay and almost got ourselves killed with the fast incoming car because the traffic/walkway was a bit too far.
  • Blessed a man singing with his guitar at the river-under-tunnel because his voice was soooooo gooooood!
  • Became pretty close to two girls from Sri Lanka and one from Korea.
  • Travelled barefoot from Clarke Quay to Park Royal, Beach Road. Those who stays in Singapore would know how far that is. Oh and all that happened at 1am.
  • Got lost in the city of Merlion.
  • Tasted the famous Rochor's 'tau huey' and 'tau chui' on the arrival night. 
  • The hotel that we stayed in has one of the most amazing pillow and blanket and bed.
  • The President of Travel Corporation brought the four girls around and became our Travel Director/Tour Guide of the night.
  • Walked to Bugis Street in the evening and got some Robert Timm's coffee (recommended by my manager) and some bottled baby food.
  • Visited Trafalgar's office. The building that their offices are in is huge and very Gotham-like. 
  • Walked everywhere and never once used its public transport. 
  • Explored Haji Lane and saw so many shops with cute dresses, but oh so pricey. STILL LOVE THE LANE A LOT. So many cafes along it too.
  • Skyped with the bangla for few minutes. Poor boy waited for me till very late.
  • Chilled at a Spanish Tapas Bar called Octapas at 12:30am and enjoyed a glass of Sangria, to the live band music and by the riverside.
  • Found out that Nevar is Korean's Google :)
  • Changi Airport is soooo huge!
  • To  travel from PEN-SIN, it only take one hour or less. HOW CONVENIENT! :)