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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #60 on: November 12, 2013, 01:45:10 PM »
I should look into Manila. Anyone on DDF ever been?

Been to Chiang Mai, was amazing.

I've heard wonderful things about Borneo, though since it's not in Indonesia or Malaysia, July is in the middle of their rainy season.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #61 on: November 12, 2013, 01:45:45 PM »
I should look into Manila. Anyone on DDF ever been?
Yeah nothing doing.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #62 on: November 12, 2013, 01:46:18 PM »
Actually, regarding Borneo, looks like I was wrong...

http://www.selectiveasia.com/borneo-holidays/weather/july

So I that's definitely a possibility. Thanks.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #63 on: November 12, 2013, 01:46:55 PM »
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #64 on: November 12, 2013, 02:02:09 PM »
How long would I need to SIN?
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 #65 on: November 12, 2013, 02:12:25 PM »
In AND around?

Good pizza at the shul there.

Only thing worth going to the Philippines for is Amanpulo

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #66 on: November 12, 2013, 02:13:05 PM »
You can spend anything from 1 day to 5 days in SIN and have a blast either way.

+1 though 3 days is opportune

You can take the 45 min flight to Langkawi for a couple of days as well. Very nice Island

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #67 on: November 12, 2013, 02:26:44 PM »
I've heard wonderful things about Borneo, though since it's not in Indonesia or Malaysia, July is in the middle of their rainy season.
You must be getting mixed up with something else. Borneo is split pretty much between Malaysia and Indonesia (and a drop of it is Brunei) and July is a great time to go.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #68 on: November 12, 2013, 02:29:55 PM »
Good pizza at the shul there.

Only thing worth going to the Philippines for is Amanpulo

I'd have to take an advance on my salary for that :P

...which I may have to do based on the reviews ;)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #69 on: November 12, 2013, 02:30:30 PM »
You must be getting mixed up with something else. Borneo is split pretty much between Malaysia and Indonesia (and a drop of it is Brunei) and July is a great time to go.

Yeah, I did get confused, but I realized that a second later --
Actually, regarding Borneo, looks like I was wrong...

http://www.selectiveasia.com/borneo-holidays/weather/july

So I that's definitely a possibility. Thanks.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #70 on: November 12, 2013, 02:38:12 PM »
Thanks guys. Great ideas.

So perhaps 3 days in SIN, 2 days in LGK and 4 days in DPS?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #71 on: November 12, 2013, 03:04:30 PM »
Thanks guys. Great ideas.

So perhaps 3 days in SIN, 2 days in LGK and 4 days in DPS?

3 days in singapore is too long, you need 2 days max

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #72 on: November 12, 2013, 03:10:39 PM »
3 days in singapore is too long, you need 2 days max
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I had Fri morning-Sun night and wish we had more time.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #73 on: November 12, 2013, 03:11:54 PM »
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I had Fri morning-Sun night and wish we had more time.
Well you were probably limited to what you could have done over Shabbat.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #74 on: November 12, 2013, 03:59:51 PM »
Well you were probably limited to what you could have done over Shabbat.
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.
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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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