singapore: the gateway drug

Singapore was our very first impression of Southeast Asia. After our time in NZ and Australia, our bones were aching for some sweltering heat and vitamin D, and Singapore more than delivered–in fact, on our first quick walk from the MRT to our hostel, we were sweating through our clothes in about five minutes. At 5 AM. Guys, it was amazing. I was on the fence about SEA from the very beginning. It was our first time venturing to this part of the world, and though I was excited to be out of my comfort zone, I was unsure of how I’d feel about an entire month out of my comfort zone. As it turns…

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foodie break: @FSSingapore

When you only have 48 hours in a city, it can be overwhelming. As soon as we arrived in Singapore, we were faced with many important questions. Mainly: where do we go, what do we do, and most importantly, what-oh-WHAT do we eat?? Because we successfully stuffed ourselves silly with dumplings in Chinatown on day one, by day two, we were ready to class things up a bit. Four Seasons Singapore to the rescue. To be honest, I wasn’t exactly sure of what to expect of Singapore in general. The hubs’s school has a campus in the city which makes it a possible long-term destination for us in 2014, but even with our 48-hour stopover…

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style spotter: marina bay sands hotel, singapore

During our recent 48 hour whirlwind tour of Singapore, the hubs and I made the mistake of heading up to the roof of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel. I say mistake because alas, our budget did not allow for an actual room in the hotel. This means it also did not allow for any time whatsoever spent lounging by their amazing infinity pool. You know the one. Surely, you’ve seen the pictures? But just in case, here she is. Overlooking all of Singapore: Naturally, those who were swimming were dressed to the nines. They were the type of people who still looked perfectly coiffed even as they climbed out of the pool. Life is so…

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