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7 Cool Things to Do with Your Girlfriend in Singapore

Someone says that Singapore is a technology miracle, another one claims that it is the front window of Asia because it is an energetic and inspiring place, which has managed to become one of the best. Singapore is many-faced and magnificent like Ukrainian girls. You can choose many different epithets for the island-city-state of Singapore, but all of them will surely be vivid and not ordinary. Singapore remains one of the greenest cities in the world, having so many astounding futuristic buildings and attracting a big number of people from all over the world. So, what can you do with your girlfriend in Singapore?

1. Look to the Future

The future of science fiction movies will come in Singapore very soon when the first spaceplanes start landing in the airport Changi, and robots say, “Next in line, please!” You should surely look at the steel baobabs of the Gardens by the Bay. In the evening, the lights are turned on, and the magic garden begins to shimmer with colored lights, just like in the Avatar. At an altitude of 22 meters, supertrees are connected by the sky bridge, from which the domes of futuristic greenhouses are visible.

Image Credit: Great Eastern

2. Relax on the Beach

When the brain melts because of the heat, you can escape from the stone jungle to the beaches of the tropical island of Sentosa. You can visit each of them during the day because a free tram runs along the coast. If both of you prefer a relaxing holiday in the hammocks under the palm trees, go to Tanjong beach, and if you want to suf and play volleyball, go to the beach of Silos. You can also visit the mangrove thickets of the island of Pulau Ubin. In this Singaporean village, you can ride a bicycle through rubber groves, eat grilled shrimps and look out for rare birds from wooden bridges.

Image Credit: tanjongbeachclub.com

3. Update your Wardrobe

In Singapore, you can find ten boutiques per square meter because local people like brand-name things. Good dressers with packages of Chanel and Louis VUitton go from one showcase to another. If you do not have enough money to buy a Prada handbag, go to Bugis Street, and you will buy the same but from Chinese masters. tripadvisor.jp

Image Credit: tripadvisor.jp

4. Shake the Paw of the Lemur

The Singapore Zoo is one fo the most advanced in the world. More than 300 species of animals walk freely through the rainforest. Here, you can have breakfast with organutans, feed the giraffe or dwarf hippo during lunch, and watch the dinner of predators in the evening. Both of you will be excited like kids.

Image Credit: visitsingapore.com

5. Take a Photo on the Edge of the Abyss

Only a lazy person did not see the pictures of the hotel Marina Bay Sands on the Internet. Three 200-meter towers, crowned with a gondola, perfectly fit into the landscape of Singapore’s space harbor. Many people go here to take a photo in the famous swimming pool on the roof, here the water seems to pour over the sides to the abyss. What a stunning view of the bay you will be able to enjoy there!

Image Credit: dailymail.co.uk

6. Look at Singapore from a Height

To see whole banana-lemon Singapore at your feet, don’t miss a chance to ride the Ferris Wheel. From the height of a 55-storey building, you will be able to distinguish even the Indonesian islands on the horizon. In the evening, the city lights up with millions of light bulbs, and you feel like superheros on top of the world. If you have a special evening, you can book a separate booth with champagne and dinner for two.

7. Try “Star” Noodles on the Street

Chinese rice with slices of duck is friend in soy sauce on every corner of Chinatown, but you need to stand a kilometer line to try noodles with chicken from the street chef Chan Hong Menga, his street tent has been awarded a Michelin star. If you are fond of spicy chili, go to the Indian city block.

Image Credit: tripadvisor.com

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Experience Thrills and Spills: iFly Singapore @ Sentosa

Have you ever feel the adrenaline rush to try skydiving or bungee jumping but yet fearful to attempt it? There’s is an alternative to experience ‘flying’ in a fun and safe way at iFly Singapore in Sentosa. Best part of all, it’s suitable for everyone starting from age of 7. Continue reading “Experience Thrills and Spills: iFly Singapore @ Sentosa”

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Sentosa Skyline Luge and Skyride to Explore with Your Family {Giveaway 2 sets of 4-rides Family Pass!}

What to do during the school holidays? There are lots of popular and affordable activities in Sentosa for families to enjoy. This time round, we find ourselves exploring Skyline Luge and Skyride at Sentosa Beach Station.

Skyline Luge

Suitable for all ages, the Skyline Sentosa Luge will inject much fun and laughter to your day in Sentosa. Enjoy a slew of fun activities and memorable bonding time with your family as you play at the same time.

The Luge is a unique wheeled gravity ride that provides riders full control over their descent on purpose built Luge track with a distance of 1.2km.

Here we are, getting ready to embark on our adventure.

Express pass, beat the queue!

Yes, once is never enough. Big M loves the Skyline Luge 🙂

You can get to choose from the 688m Dragon Trail or the 628m Jungle Trail that are specially designed with hairpin corners, long straights and exciting slopes. Expect loads of swash buckling action!

 Sentosa Luge Map – Sentosa Island, Singapore
Photo Credit: Skyline Luge Sentosa

Once is definitely not enough. When night falls, get ready for the World’s first and only night Luge experience. Flashing lights with exciting colors will paint the tracks to make your exploration extra unforgettable.

Opening Hours:

10am – 9.30pm daily all year

** Riders must be at least 110cm tall and at least 6 years old to ride on their own or otherwise will have to ride with an adult **

Skyride

Take it easy and hop onto the Skyride (4 seater chairlift) that brings you up the hill to enjoy a beautiful view of Singapore’s skyline.

This was not our first time but yet we felt it was our very first experience.  That surreal we must say. Overall, we would say it is one of the best attractions in Sentosa to bring your kids to experience the thrills and spins.

** Children must be over 85cm tall and accompanied by an adult otherwise be at least 135cm tall to ride alone. Ratio of 1 adult: 2 children is required if the child is below 135cm height for Skyride **

Skyline Luge Sentosa Prices

Luge & Skyride Combo

The Skyride transports you to the top of the luge tracks, where you jump onboard and ride to the bottom of the track. “Once is never enough”

Luge & Skyride S$18 / Person
Three Luge & Skyrides S$25 / Person
Five Luge & Skyrides S$38 / Person
Seven Luge & Skyrides S$41 / Person
Child Doubling
(children under 6 years or less then 110cm
may ride in tandem with a full paying adult) 
S$3 per ride

Skyline Luge Sentosa offers different package prices. Click here to book any of the below:

Luge & Skyride Combo | Family Combo Deals | Skyride Only

*Combo tickets are valid per person only, luge rides can not be shared.
Per person rate applies to ages 6 years and taller then 110cm riding solo.
Children under 110cm can ride tandem with a paying adult.

Opening Hours

10am – 9.30pm daily all year

GIVEAWAY!

Special thanks to Skyline Luge Sentosa, they are giving 2 winners, each with one set of 4-rides Family Pass:

All you need to do is:

  1. Like Skyline Luge Sentosa Facebook Fan Page
  2. Like Katong Kids Inc Facebook Fan Page
  3. Like Katong Kids Inc’s Instagram @ katongkidsinc
  4. Share this blog post of the giveaway on Facebook to as many friends!
  5. We will be strict and disqualify ALL fake social media accounts (eg. Facebook accounts set up purely to take part in contests with no or very few real friends).

Terms & Conditions:
1. The winner must be agreeable for his/her contact details to be provided to Katong Kids Inc & Skyline Luge Sentosa.
2. Judges’ decision is final. Closing date: 19 June 2016.

Getting to Sentosa Luge

Located between Imbiah Lookout and Siloso Beach, no matter how you arrive on Sentosa Island, you’ll find us right in the heart of things!

See inside and explore Skyline Sentosa on Google Maps.

Imbiah Lookout Entrance

 Imbiah Lookout Bus Stop
Bus 1  &  Bus 2
 Sentosa Express
Imbiah Station
 Only two minutes walk from the Singapore Cable Car
Sentosa Island terminal
 Imbiah Lookout Car Park

 

Siloso Beach Entrance

 Beach Station
Bus 1  &  Bus 3
 Sentosa Express
Beach Station
 Siloso Beach Tram – Stop 1A
 Beach Car Park

 

Age and height restrictions

Skyride:

  • Min. height 85cm to ride with an adult

  • Min. height 135cm to ride alone

Luge:

  • 6yrs and 110cm or taller to ride Luge alone

  • **Children under the age of 6 years can ride tandem with an adult

**Child Doubling

Children under the age of 6 years or under the minimum height of 110cm can ride in tandem with a full paying adult over the aged 16 + years.

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Sentosa KidZ Flea Market – What We Learned

In our previous blog, we shared on Sentosa Kidz Flea. This is an event in which children of 7 to 12 years old become PLAY-trepreneurs and learn about the business of FUN, by being their own MINI boss at the award-winning Sentosa KidZ Flea. Its truly an exposure for children to develop their entrepreneurial skills. Continue reading “Sentosa KidZ Flea Market – What We Learned”

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Your Kids Will Love these Latest Family Activities in Sentosa {Check it Out!}

If you think you’re done with March, you could well be wrong. Sentosa – The State of Fun has continued to line up endless activities for your kids to enjoy. In conjunction with the March School holidays and long Easter weekend, a variety of edu-tainment fun and delightful egg-themed activities await around the sunny island for visitors of all ages! Continue reading “Your Kids Will Love these Latest Family Activities in Sentosa {Check it Out!}”

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MOSH! Interactive Digital Edutainment Park @ Sentosa (MARCH SCHOOL HOLIDAYS GIVEAWAY!)

We love visiting Sentosa for many reasons. Not only it’s away from the hustle and bustle of the city, it is a perfect play haven for kids as well. We heard of a new interactive digital edutainment park that opened in Sentosa recently. Yes, it’s called MOSH! This is the place where your imagination comes to life!

Continue reading “MOSH! Interactive Digital Edutainment Park @ Sentosa (MARCH SCHOOL HOLIDAYS GIVEAWAY!)”

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KidZania Singapore will officially open its door in April 2016

Mark your calendar. Get ready for a better world. Yes, it’s confirmed! Since my last blog post on KidZania Singapore, it has announced it will officially open its City doors to welcome local and international guests in April 2016. Continue reading “KidZania Singapore will officially open its door in April 2016”