Day 2 of 9

Hello Wanderlust, It’s day 2 and we went out as early as possible to explore Singapore. First, we went to¬†Vivo city, did a little shopping and then indulged at Food Republic before we jump off on a fun-filled day at Sentosa Island plus I meet up¬†with my best friend Gelai and dine¬†out at the famous China Town.

Today’s¬†Timeline¬†

¬†0800 ‚Äď 1130¬†Waterfront & Vivo City
¬†1130 ‚Äď 1230¬†Food Republic
¬†1300 ‚Äď 1830¬†Sentosa Island
¬†1900 ‚Äď 2130¬†Chinatown

VIVO CITY

First Stop¬†Vivo City,¬†located in the Harbour¬†front area, we simply ask the hotel staff for the nearest bus stop¬†and used my cousin’s¬†EZ link¬†card for convenience. Vivo city is one of the largest retail malls¬†in Singapore and one of my fave to date. It houses several local and imported brands. It also serves as a gateway for Sentosa Island, Universal Studio and the Resort World.

EZ Link Card

The ez-link card is a contactless card you can use to pay for public buses and train in SG

HOW TO GET TO VIVO CITY?¬†You can easily hop in a taxi but for the local feels, you can check the train and bus details below. ūüôā

ship-carMRT: Take the North East Line or Circle Line, and alight at the Harbour Front Station.

ship-carBus Services: 10, 30, 30e, 57, 61, 65, 80, 97, 97e, 100, 123, 123M, 131, 143, 145, 166, 855, NR1, NR6, RWS8

Local Bus Interior

Local Bus Interior

Yay bought new case for my phone

bought new *PINK* case for my phone

Yay! I go gaga over make ups!

I go gaga over make ups ūüíč

FOOD REPUBLIC

Of course, we did some shopping (hahaha) just kidding, I only juse bought a few items I need and soon after we embarked on another food adventure this time in Food Republic Рa diners heaven for Asian cuisine.

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Cant wait to get inside ūüôā

What to Choose?

What to Choose?

Indonesian Padang

Nasi Padang

Padang¬†steamed rice¬†served with various choices of pre-cooked¬†dishes¬†originated from¬†Padang City, the capital of¬†West Sumatra,¬†Indonesia.¬†Nasi Padang¬†is a miniature banquet of meats, fish, vegetables, and spicy¬†sambals¬†eaten with plain white rice, it is Sumatra’s most famous export and the Minangkabau’s great contribution to¬†Indonesian cuisine.

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Nasi Lemak & Ayam Goreng

Usually served with a hot spicy sauce sambal and include various garnishes, including fresh cucumber slices, small fried anchovies, roasted peanuts, and hard-boiled or fried egg.

bak kut teh

Bak Kut Teh

Bak Kut Teh or Bah Kut Teh refers to Meat Bone Tea. This somehow originated from the Chinese cuisine where they simmered pork ribs along with spices and herbs. In spite of its name, there is no tea in the dish but it is always serve with Oolong tea and Chinese believes that this certain tea dilutes fat.

Surely, My boo and I had a real good time devouring¬†all these Asian delicacies. After lunch, we then decided to burn it out by checking out the roof deck. By the way, there’s so many picture-perfect spot here, but I find myself getting my feet wet instead.

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young at heart

SENTOSA

Our third stop for the day,¬†the¬†Sentosa Island. There are several ways on how to get to the island, but since we’re in Vivo City, we just need to hop on the mono train near Food Republic. I will have another blog entry on Sentosa Island as this post can’t cover the fun we had there – It’s going to be a long long post.

Waiting for our train that will take us to Sentosa Island

Waiting for the monotrain that will take us to Sentosa Island

CHINATOWN

Let’s continue to¬†the last stop for the day — the CHINATOWN. From Sentosa, we took the mono train again back to Vivo City and from there we hop on the MRT and stops at NE4. Chinatown is known for its cheap food and a shopping stop for souvenirs.

Waiting for my bestie Inyek

Waiting for my bestie Gelai

Chinatown is place where you can buy cheap pasalubong.

This is where you can buy cheap pasalubong.

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Super Yummy Beef Sizzlers

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Spicy Calamari to Die for!

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Seafood Fried Rice

Do we fly for foods? I suppose, because we’re satiated¬†again as we’re so full of these scrumptious and stomach filling goodies. I can’t even describe how tasty and savory it was. Obviously, this is one of the most affordable places to eat when you’re in Singapore. So many food stalls to choose from and lots of knick knacks¬†to check out.

As always, Thank You again for reading. ¬†If you have any question or suggestion, feel free to use the comment area below.¬†ūüíč

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