Archive for the tag 'sentosa'

Aug 23 2012

What’s on in Singapore in September 2012

Published by under Events

Chinatown is taken filled with lanterns for the Mid Autumn Festival.

Proof that Singapore offers something for everyone, events on the calendar for September 2012 range from a race of the world’s fastest cars to a centuries-old Chinese harvest festival. Here are the highlights of the best events throughout the month. It’s no secret that Singapore is obsessed with technology, and half the city will be … read the full post

Jul 26 2012

Singapore’s best attractions for families, part 2

The safest way to meet a shark.

With Singapore commonly described as clean, safe, and modern, it’s no wonder the city-state is a popular choice for family holidays. In a previous post I discussed family-friendly attractions like the Botanic Gardens, Singapore Zoo, and Science Centre. This post will cover Sentosa, Singapore’s island playground, which is bursting at the seams with fun places … read the full post

May 01 2012

Review: Malaysian Food Street at Resorts World Sentosa

Published by under Food

Would you love to try the famous food of Penang and Melaka, but just don’t have the time to add Malaysia to your travel itinerary? Now you can feast on Malaysian streetfood favourites like char kway teow and chicken rice balls right here in Singapore. Malaysian Food Street is the newest dining destination at Resorts … read the full post

Sep 19 2011

How to get to Sentosa Island

Published by under Transport (local)

One of the 63 islands that make up Singapore, Sentosa has been developed as an island resort with thrill rides, white sand beaches, hotels, restaurants and a casino. Getting to Sentosa has become an attraction in itself and, though the island is less than 1km offshore and connected by road, there are currently five ways … read the full post

Jul 20 2011

Thrill-seeking on Sentosa island

Published by under Outdoors

With an onslaught of new adventure sport attractions, Sentosa island is no longer just for kids. Here’s a round-up of island activities that will get your adrenaline pumping when you’re done elbowing competitors out of the way sales shopping on Orchard Road. The latest addition and unmissable when you get off the monorail at Beach … read the full post

Feb 08 2011

Universal Studios Singapore gets its thrills back

What’s an amusement park without a rollercoaster? Universal Studios Singapore may have opened in March 2010 and already attracted 2 million visitors, but it’s been operating without its star attraction: The Battlestar Galactica: Human vs Cylon rollercoaster. Inspired by the hit sci-fi series, this dueling rollercoaster has two intertwined tracks – a seated rollercoaster on … read the full post

Feb 01 2011

Where to celebrate Chinese New Year in Singapore

Published by under Festivals

The Year of the Rabbit is almost here and Singapore is in full party mode. Though Chinese New Year is largely a holiday spent to be spent with family, there are many places around the city where you can join the festivities. Gong xi fa chai! Chinatown Eu Tong Sen Street is the epicentre of … read the full post

Jan 05 2011

The best free things to do on Sentosa

Sentosa Island may be one of Singapore’s main attractions, but even after you’ve paid S$3 for entrance by monorail the costs keep coming and coming – S$23 for Underwater World, S$10 for Songs of the Sea, S$70 for Universal Studios! Being on a budget doesn’t mean you should skip Sentosa, though you won’t see any … read the full post