• Singapore

    The Gourmet Bakery Cafe

      I remember that day when we were headed to the Singapore Flyer and upon alighting at the Promenade MRT Station, we realized that it was raining hard. There was nothing we could do but stay warm and dry at the PARCO Marina Bay which is just above the Promenade MRT Station. While there, we decided to have a leisurely chat about love, life, and travels, at a pretty corner cafe.  We spent a good hour and a half waiting for the rain to stop at The Gourmet Bakery Cafe in PARCO Marina Bay. It’s a bakery, cafe, and deli in one. It serves coffee and tea, breads, pastries, sandwiches,…

  • Singapore

    The Singapore Flyer

    I’ve always loved Ferris wheels and it’s the reason why the Singapore Flyer is in my list of things to try on our recent visit to Singapore. It’s a gigantic Ferris wheel built in 2005-2007 and stands as high as a 42-storey building. It currently holds the record of being the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, and that means it is 5 meters taller than the Star of Nanchang in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province of China, and 30 meters taller than the London Eye. The Singapore Flyer has 28 air-conditioned capsules with each capsule being capable to hold around 25-28 passengers at a time. A full flight or one complete…

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