Wednesday, 18 May 2016

S.E.N.T.O.S.A.

An island off the mainland Singapore, with every bit of it that spells fun and adventure!

This wasn't my first time to Sentosa. I had been there once during a family vacation to Singapore almost 8 years ago. Looking back at my experience then and now, every attraction in this man made fun zone is a new one except for may be the siloso beach.

Unlike my previous visit, this time I was all by myself with a day fun adult pass that costs about $70+ offering upto 20 must try attractions in the island and they all seemed a lot of fun.

It was a pleasant day in comparison to the usual tropical weather in Singapore and I was in my self splurge mode being able to spend all the time in hand on the doing the stuff I really enjoy. It had been this way for close to three weeks now (except for my time at work) and another month or so to go as I was on a 2 month long work trip to Singapore.

 Sentosa Merlion, Cable car and a bicycle ride later while I was looking for the route to my next attraction in the list I came across another chap who was equally lost as me and the best thought was that we decided to experience the remaining attractions together (then, with the only thought was to be able to have each other's pictures clicked at ease and not having to look for someone to photograph you everytime - especially in places like the trick eye museum). But, it turned out that our friendship started at Sentosa. I have heard Solo travel acquaints one with locals, people who enjoy similar interest as you but this happened to be my first encounter.



I spent the rest of my day getting entertained at the 4D theatres (Desparados in 4D was amazing), SEA aquarium, Trick eye museum, Segway ride, Butterfly park, Sky tower to get a view of Singapore and the neighbouring islands, Madame Tussauds and water activities by the beach.



Trick eye museum




Sentosa's range of fun filled activities can leave every visitor smiling at the end of their visit. In my case, I just happened to be wanting for more and the very next month, this time to Universal Studios with a bunch of friends.

Like the case it has always been, my favourite amongst the whole bunch of activities and entertainment was the light and water show - Wings of Time. Splendid !  I also enjoyed my time at the trick eye museum, it is one of a kind and also my first ever segway ride.


On my next trip to Sentosa, I will look forward to exploring more of Resorts world. What has been your favourite getaway from Singapore for a day/ weekend trip?