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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.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #90 on: November 13, 2013, 02:56:15 AM »
AJK, you inspiring me to pull the trigger on another Asia trip :D
It's getting more and more interesting.
BTW why aren't you considering Borneo?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #91 on: November 13, 2013, 03:54:20 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.

I was there with my 5 kids last summer (tr might follow) for a week and must say, that you could spend a week there, but for a couple without kids and not leaving the hotel at 11am only less time is ok

Zoo and safari/ river cruise are very nice, but not a must do without kids. Not majorly different to a regular zoo
SIN flyer takes a hour max
Botanical gardens and gardens by the bay, cute, but not everyone is into plants
Chinatown can be had in NY as well

I can go on and on, but I would say 3 days is plenty. Sentosa is nice and fun

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #92 on: November 13, 2013, 09:22:37 AM »
AJK, you inspiring me to pull the trigger on another Asia trip :D
It's getting more and more interesting.
BTW why aren't you considering Borneo?

We definitely are. At this point its looking like SIN and DPS with either Langkawi or Borneo. Wife is looking into it. 
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #93 on: November 13, 2013, 10:44:49 AM »
I was there with my 5 kids last summer (tr might follow) for a week and must say, that you could spend a week there, but for a couple without kids and not leaving the hotel at 11am only less time is ok
Like I said,
You can spend anything from 1 day to 5 days in SIN and have a blast either way.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #94 on: November 13, 2013, 11:55:53 AM »
We definitely are. At this point its looking like SIN and DPS with either Langkawi or Borneo. Wife is looking into it.

my cousin went to langkawi on his honeymoon, also went to kuala lumpur and hong kong..
they liked it alot

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #95 on: November 13, 2013, 12:18:59 PM »
Where'd they stay in LGK?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #96 on: November 13, 2013, 03:00:19 PM »
@ AJK how much time are you spending in Bali?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #97 on: November 13, 2013, 03:17:06 PM »
@ AJK how much time are you spending in Bali?

Was figuring around four days?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #98 on: November 13, 2013, 08:15:23 PM »
Was figuring around four days?
Do you plan on going scuba diving? 4 days is pretty short. We went for 9 days and wished we had more time. Any interest in going to Rinca Island? If I would have had a drop more time that's what I would have done. You can fly to LBJ from DPS.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #99 on: November 13, 2013, 09:33:01 PM »
Hmmm. Perhaps I'll do just SIN and DPS then?

I do want to some diving, yes.
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