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1 Day in Singapore (Part 2 – Chinatown, Boat Quay, Merlion)
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1 Day in Singapore (Part 2 – Chinatown, Boat Quay, Merlion)

Singapore Chinatown   After leaving Changi Airport, my first tourist stop in Singapore was Chinatown, where I ate, visited a Buddhist and a Hindu temple. To get here from Changi, you will need to change train at Outram Park, and get on the purple North-East line for just 1 stop. Every China town is unique in term of diverse cultures […]

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Changi Airport Terminal Lounge Area
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1 Day in Singapore (Part 1 – Changi Airport and 1 day summary)

I HAD ONE DAY to see Singapore, 15 hours to be exact. After a long 16 hours flight, I landed at 1:30 am in the morning at Changi International Airport.  Since I would leave to see Singapore city at around 5:30am in the morning, I didn’t bother making any hotel reservation. Why pay for a hotel when I am only […]

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Langkawi Overwater Bungalow, near Pentai Kok
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Langkawi Sky Bridge and Langkawi Cable Car – Langkawi Top Attractions

The Langkawi Sky Bridge and Langkawi Cable Car and are some of the most popular attractions in Langkawi.  You take the Langkawi cable car up to an observatory area and walk on the sky bridge.   If you are wondering what to do in Langkawi, this should go on your top list.  The skybridge and cable car is about 18 km […]

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Gurney Drive Hawker Stalls - Penang Food Paradise
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Penang Food Paradise (Georgetown, Gurney Drive)

Georgetown World UNESCO Heritage Area After leaving Penang Hill, I took the same bus (#204) back to downtown area where I next headed to the world UNESCO heritage site (chinatown area).  It took longer to come back because the bus goes different route, alternatively you can take #204 and take #201 at roundabout at the road called Jalan Air Hitam. […]

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Kek Lok Si Temple Jedi
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Penang – Kek Lok Si and Penang Hill

My train didn’t arrive into Butterworth (mainland gateway to Penang) until 8 am, a 1.5 hrs delay.  After getting off the train, I walked across a parking lot and a small bridge that led to the Ferry dock.  The Ferry cost us RM2, and the return trip from Penang to mainland is free.  The ferry was big, fitting 15-20 cars […]

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