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Uniquely Singapore: Bugis Street, Orchard Road and River Hongbao (Day 5)

Kids at heart!
We’ve visited almost all of the tourist spots Singapore has to offer. All of our tickets have been used up. Without any scheduled itinerary for today, Ton decided to bring us to the shopping strips around the metro. We’ve started prepping up at 10:00 am. Finally, Kai and I were able to buy roasted duck and liempo at the store (Day 2) across the hostel. We would like to surprise Ton with this packed lunch (it was reversed; we’re the one surprised with his plans!) Boarded at Kallang Station around 12:15 on our way to Bugis Station in roughly 5 minutes! That was fast!

On our way, we dropped by a Tako Pachi stall at Bugis Junction.

Ton bought us 2 boxes of takoyaki. YumYum! The succulent and luscious octopus made me crave for more! I am beginning to fall for Japanese foods!

Now for our first stop, the largest and cheapest street market, Bugis.

As we go along the walkway, a kiwi fruit shake caught my attention. The frosty and creamy look of it was really tempting! I have neve…

Uniquely Singapore: Suntec City (Fountain of Wealth) and Night Safari (Day 4)

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do. -Eleanor RooseveltThis day is utterly bizarre.

I have never thought to waken in silence. The past 3 mornings was full of laughter and excitement. Today, it was deafening!

I was caught oblivious of the happenings last night as I fell flat in bed soon as we arrived. Next to my bed was Kakai. Tia Baby was out of sight. I thought it will only take some minutes but an hour later, she’s not in yet. She had her breakfast alone for a reason I couldn’t comprehend. Kakai told me it was because of last night’s nostalgia. Our day should be starting at 1 pm; (ton’s) scolding and wooing (Tia baby) lasted for 2 hours. Our jokes didn’t sell; our pleas didn’t work as well. Who would have thought that a charming phrase “Kiss M…