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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #75 on: November 12, 2013, 04:02:21 PM »
We didn't even scratch the surface IMHO.

Didn't do the Zoo, didn't do the river safari, only did 1 of the dozens of attractions on Sentosa, didn't do the Sentosa cable car, didn't do gardens by the bay, didn't do any of the incredible looking hikes, etc, etc.

Like I said, you can spend 5 days there and not be bored  Or spend 1 jam packed day and have a blast as well.
I understand that. Debating whether to SO in SIN or HKG for a day or so. Don't think i can do a jam packed day with a baby in tow.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #76 on: November 12, 2013, 04:04:37 PM »
I understand that. Debating whether to SO in SIN or HKG for a day or so. Don't think i can do a jam packed day with a baby in tow.
They're both great cities, very very different though.
SIN feels more like YVR than an eastern/Asian city.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #77 on: November 12, 2013, 04:05:25 PM »
They're both great cities, very very different though.
SIN feels more like YVR than an eastern/Asian city.
So if i plan a YVR trip in the near future, i should do HKG.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #78 on: November 12, 2013, 04:05:47 PM »
Lucky calls it "Asia-light."

But if SIN is anything like YVR, you just sold Mrs. AJK.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #79 on: November 12, 2013, 04:06:40 PM »
Lucky calls it "Asia-light."

But if SIN is anything like YVR, you just sold Mrs. AJK.
Sorry if i slightly hijacked your thread.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #80 on: November 12, 2013, 04:08:02 PM »
No worries -- it's all towards the same goal-ish :P
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #81 on: November 12, 2013, 04:44:08 PM »
So if i plan a YVR trip in the near future, i should do HKG.
Very different activities than YVR.  It just feels like YVR and not the far east.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #82 on: November 12, 2013, 04:46:26 PM »
Very different activities than YVR.  It just feels like YVR and not the far east.
Seems like SIN has lots of opportunities to fly through or SO. Maybe i will save it for my next trip to that side of the world.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #83 on: November 12, 2013, 04:51:16 PM »
Seems like SIN has lots of opportunities to fly through or SO
Moreso than HKG?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #84 on: November 12, 2013, 04:55:59 PM »
Moreso than HKG?
It's a toss-up it seems and if YVR is kind of like SIN, i would opt for HKG now.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #85 on: November 12, 2013, 11:25:44 PM »
We didn't even scratch the surface IMHO.

Didn't do the Zoo, didn't do the river safari, only did 1 of the dozens of attractions on Sentosa, didn't do the Sentosa cable car, didn't do gardens by the bay, didn't do any of the incredible looking hikes, etc, etc.

Like I said, you can spend 5 days there and not be bored  Or spend 1 jam packed day and have a blast as well.

Did sentosa in 1 day the night safari 1 night, then walked the main street visited the chabad and went to the casino the 2nd night

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #86 on: November 12, 2013, 11:34:59 PM »
Did sentosa in 1 day the night safari 1 night, then walked the main street visited the chabad and went to the casino the 2nd night
Even if you somehow managed to cover all of Sentosa what about:
-The SIN flyer.
-The world famous zoo
-Botanical Gardens+Orchid Gardens
-The River Safari
-Arab Street.
-Gardens by the Bay
-Skypark
-Orchard Street
-Sentosa cable car
-Chinatown
-Little India
-Flight Simulator Experience
-Hiking (The Southern Ridges, MacRitchie Reservoir)
-Light and Water Show

Not sure why anyone could possibly be bored in SIN unless they were there for at least a week.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #87 on: November 13, 2013, 12:13:04 AM »
Even if you somehow managed to cover all of Sentosa what about:
-The SIN flyer.
-The world famous zoo
-Botanical Gardens+Orchid Gardens
-The River Safari
-Arab Street.
-Gardens by the Bay
-Skypark
-Orchard Street
-Sentosa cable car
-Chinatown
-Little India
-Flight Simulator Experience
-Hiking (The Southern Ridges, MacRitchie Reservoir)
-Light and Water Show

Not sure why anyone could possibly be bored in SIN unless they were there for at least a week.

Dont forget taking the subway lol you could eat off the floors its crazy

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #88 on: November 13, 2013, 12:19:00 AM »
Dont forget taking the subway lol you could eat off the floors its crazy
True, though taxis are too cheap to take the subway that often.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #89 on: November 13, 2013, 12:30:04 AM »
True, though taxis are too cheap to take the subway that often.
+1 I was surprised at how cheap they were. In the heat they are such a blessing.