5 things we loved doing in Singapore that avoided the heat…mostly

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5 things we loved doing in Singapore that avoided the heat…mostly

It can get SUPER HOT and BALMY in Singapore. Like I sat down on a chair for 5 minutes and I’m pretty sure there is a sweatprint on the seat of my pants balmy.  It’s not a good look, and if you aren’t used to it, you’re gonna swim in sweatsoup. So there are lots of amazing things to go and see in Singapore that aren’t on my list because they are outside. We were in Singapore to celebrate my mom’s 75th bday and we weren’t interested in doing anything that involved sweating profusely. So here are 5 things we loved doing in Singapore that avoided the heat…mostly

1) Afternoon Tea + Singapore Slings at Raffles

The tea is served in the Tiffin room and the World Famous Singapore Sling is served in the Long Bar – if it’s open. While we were there it was being served in the billiard room – equally cool. The tea was ‘reasonably’ priced for where you are, but the SLING?!?!?! HOLY SCHMOLY – be prepared for fork over the GDP of a small country.But yes…worth it for the experience.

2) Having a mid-day drink at the top of the Marina Bay Sands

For a small cover, which goes towards your food and beverage, you can escape to the world famous Marina Bay Sands and its exclusive Night Club: Ce La Vi. From “noon to moon” you can enjoy an incredible view, wet your whistle, and see not only the skyline of Singapore, but one of the coolest pools in the world. The best part…you can sit inside or outside ( with misters and fans)

3) Enjoying food on Clifford Pier at the Fullerton Hotel

You just looked down on Clifford pier from way atop the Marina Bay Sands, now check it out at night…when it’s not so hot and the buildling is lit up.  Very cool!

Fullerton Singapore Clifford Pier
Clifford Pier

4) Tea and Cake at TWG in Marina Bay Sands

TWG is DELISH. We found this place in Beijing and if you come across one of their boutique tea shops you must sit and have a cup. The list is extensive. We took their recommendation and had a truly wonderful slice of fruit cake. The best part…it’s right in the middle of the Marina Bay Sands. AIR CONDITIONING and great people watching. Plus…the Marina Bay Sands is just a fun spot to walk around.

TWG Tea Marina Bay Sands

5) Visiting Gardens by the Bay at sundown

Gardens by the Bay is a must. But if it’s 100+ outside…you won’t have so much fun. Wait until the sun is setting. You’ll not only get to see an amazing transformation, but you’ll enjoy the tropical climate change as the temp drops considerably.

  • Flower Dome – We loved Van Gogh’s self portrait made from Tulips.Gardens By The Bay Flower Dome

  • Cloud Forest – it’s an entire ecosystem, fully enclosed. And very cool temp wise.Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay Singapore 2017

  • OCBC Skyway + Super TreesSuper Trees, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore

You don’t have to stop here. Check out how we paid $5k and took a $125k Surprise trip Around The World to celebrate my Mom’s 75th

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  • Boston
  • Beijing
    • JW Marriott Beijing, 1 Bedroom Suite ($450 for 5 nights)
      • Club King ($250)
    • Singapore
      • Crowne Plaza Singapore Airport, 1 Bedroom Suite ($300)
    • Bali
      • Mandapa, Ritz Carlton Reserve 1 Bedroom Rice Paddy View Villa ($600/night)
      • Conrad Bali 1 Bedroom Ocean View Suite ($400/night)
    • Singapore
      • Intercontinental Singapore ($400/night)
    • Dubai
      • JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, 1 Bedroom Executive Suite ($450)
    • Abu Dhabi
      • Ritz Carlton Abu Dhabi ($300)
    • Cannes, France
      • Intercontinental Carlton Cannes, France ($300)
    • Dallas
      • Grand Hyatt DFW ($150


Afternoon Tea


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