Shangri-la’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa (Part 2) – family staycay heaven

[After Part 1 of our review on the rooms, pools and service of Rasa Sentosa, here’s more on our recent experience there.] Breakfast at the Silver Shell Cafe So how was the buffet breakfast at the Rasa Sentosa? In one word, impressive. The Silver Shell Cafe is one of the largest breakfast and dining areas I’ve seen in a hotel. Its… Read more →

Shangri-la’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa (Part 1) – impeccable service, sprawling grounds, beautiful pools

We had a short staycation at Rasa Sentosa recently and it was such a good break from city life! We had heard so much about how kid-friendly it was, and our experience attests to it. One of the first hotels in Sentosa, Shangri-la’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa was established in 1993. It underwent an extensive 10-month makeover in 2010,… Read more →

Weekend Jazz Brunch at Montreux Jazz Cafe – bubbly while the bubbas play

A long time ago, so long and distant that it seems to be during another totally separate life, I used to pop down to small smoky jazz bars in London a couple of times a year. So, discovering The Jazz Brunch at the Montreux Jazz Cafe Singapore reminded me somewhat of those times. Located at the ground floor of Pan Pacific… Read more →

Grandpa’s gift

So this little tyke turned six recently. Our very own little Bat-girl. Our per our family tradition, we don’t throw large parties for the girls’ birthdays. But I realised she had 3 small ‘parties’ this year! One with our immediate family (including grandparents on both sides), one at her Sunday School class, and one at her school (photo above). A… Read more →

#BuySingLit, support local authors! {with Giveaway}

#BuySingLit is a movement to celebrate stories from Singapore. Literature written by Singaporean authors is not necessarily always about Singapore or set in Singapore, the same way how books by ethnic Indian residents are often premised in any land imaginable. I have a special place in my heart for SingLit because the best SingLit authors always manage to write in a way… Read more →