Category: Reviews

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 →

#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 →

Dottieshop Brush Calligraphy Kits

This beautiful nifty little kit from Dottieshop arrived at my home. I have known Dotz since our teenage years, and I really admire her gentle spirit, compassionate heart, and true gift for creating gorgeous works of art. In the past year or two, she ventured into watercolour painting and brush calligraphy, and her works have been really inspiring!   So… Read more →

Amazonia at Great World City – fully-themed, engaging, premier indoor playground (with Giveaway!)

Although Amazonia has been around for six years, this was the first time the kids have been there, so they were really excited to explore this 10,500 square feet, fully-themed indoor playground at Great World City mall. We were there at 10am on a public holiday, so there were no school groups, but it did get progressively more crowded from… Read more →

Holiday Inn Resort Krabi – relaxed, affordable, kid-approved

Apart from the Holiday Inn Express Krabi, we also spent part of our trip at the Holiday Inn Resort Krabi Ao Nang, a sprawling resort right across the long Ao Nang sea front. It’s location is superb, with eateries galore along the seafront promenade, and convenient transportation available nearby for both land and sea. We were warmly welcomed upon arrival, and the… Read more →