DIY Singapore Day 4: Sentosa!

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On the fourth and technically our last day of tour (we departed early morning the following day), we chose to spend our entire time in Sentosa. Since one whole day will never be enough to experience all the attractions here, we picked Universal Studios first. I had already bought tickets online through its website early on. It was actually a good thing as the queues at the o...
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DIY Singapore Day 3: Fauna and Flora

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Since we didn’t have the luxury of time to see all four wildlife reserves, we decided to go for Singapore Zoo and River Safari and ditch Jurong Bird Park and Night Safari mainly because of three reasons: 1.) white tiger, 2.) polar bear, and 3.) panda! Yes, we’re that shallow. Haha! Though these four attractions are far from city centre, getting there was a breeze. Located at...
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DIY Singapore Day 2: Shopping and Walking Tour

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Singapore is a hodgepodge of culture—a melting pot of Chinese, Malays, Indians, Arabs and Brits. To experience authentic Singapore, it’s a must to cover different bases of these ethnicities like the Chinatown, Arab Street, and Bugis (getting bumped from our original flight schedule made us skip the last one). Before the cultural walking tour, we made a side trip to Orchard R...
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Our DIY Singapore Trip with Folks

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Planning a Singapore itinerary is easy given the size of the city to explore and the conveniences it has to offer. Trains are easily accessible, buses are on time, and cabs are almost everywhere. Also, apps for tablets and smartphone such as maps, transit schedules, food and shopping guides make hassle-free DIY tours possible.   Since it was Mccoy and my parents’...
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