Monthly Archives: June 2018

Singapore – Part 6, Gardens by the Bay & Marina Bay Sands

9 – 14 June 2018 The highlight of our visit to Singapore was Gardens by the Bay and Marina Bay Sands. In a city full of architectural gems and oddities, Marina Bay Sands has become the city’s single most iconic … Continue reading

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Singapore – Part 5, Sentosa Island

9 – 14 June 2018 Besides being the location of the Nuclear Summit, Sentosa Island is a popular resort island with plenty of family fun. Activities include Universal Studios theme park, Resorts World, Adventure Cove Waterpark, SEA Aquarium, golf courses, … Continue reading

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Singapore – Part 4, Nuclear Summit

9 – 14 June 2018 Singapore was buzzing with excitement about the Nuclear Summit between the United States and North Korea. We found U.S. and North Korean flags welcoming visitors at hotels and restaurants. Ironically when we planned our trip … Continue reading

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Singapore – Part 3, Heart of the Merlion

9 – 14 June 2018 The cultural heart of the city includes the center of government, museums, and Fort Canning Park. Across the Singapore River is the Singapore’s beloved symbol, the Merlion. The mythical creature, half fish and half lion, … Continue reading

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Singapore – Part 2, Clarks Quay

9 – 14 June 2018 Singapore has several excellent entertainment, restaurant and retail districts. We chose to stay in Clarks Quay which turned out to be a good central location. We walked to most attractions but the Clarks Quay subway … Continue reading

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Singapore – Part 1, The Switzerland of Asia

9 – 14 June 2018 We spent the second half of our trip to Asia in Singapore. It was incredible. The city far exceeded our expectations and we debated if it was our favorite. All of us had different opinions … Continue reading

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Shake Shack Tokyo

5 June 2018 Yep, our Shake Shack obsession continues. We found two of the six located in Tokyo.  

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