After a whole day at Universal Studios, we took the monorail to beach station to see what the island has to offer. I’ve always wanted to try the luge and skyride, so that’s exactly what we did!
On our way up on the sky ride.
so high up!!
Us on the luge ride. it was a TON of fun! we went twice for each trail, however on the second ride my stupid car wasn’t working properly :( it wouldn’t let me slow down, so if i’m going down the hill at high speed i have to stop abruptly (and make a loud screeching noise). so scary and dangerous.
Had dinner at Chili’s
HORRIFIED to find how expensive they are in Singapore! I had a chicken sandwich which costed me SGD18. If I recall correctly sandwiches at Chili’s in the US were only $8-10! It was still yummy though.
Also watched the circus show Voyage De La Vie. They’re kind of like Cirque Du Soleil. The show lasted about 90 mins, full of acrobatic goodness. It was a fun show. I was very impressed at the super elastic boy.
After a full day of eating on Day 1, we headed to the ultimate tourist paradise in Singapore: Sentosa Island! We got to Sentosa from the island through the monorail at Vivo City. First stop: The newly opened Universal Studios.
At first I wasn’t so excited about going since we’re both from LA and had gone to the actual Universal Studios there, but once I stepped inside the park I couldn’t hide my excitement anymore… YAY we’re in universal studios!
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It’s inevitable. when i start working, this blog (and pretty much life outside of work) immediately takes the back seat. but… that’s what happens when you’re passionate about your job, right?
In any case, a good friend from high school came to visit last weekend! he had just (finally) finished dental school last month. the last time i saw him was when he interviewed for UCLA dental school, which means it has been four years since we last saw each other. but doesn’t matter, we picked right back up from where we left off. i forgot how it feels like to be with someone you’ve known for ten plus years. no pretense, just as we are.
it was a TON of fun introducing him to Singapore, and oh, all the food we had! First stop after picking him up at changi was to Orchard. He wanted to experience the “Singapore” meal, so I took him to the food court at the basement of Ion. yeah I know that’s touristy still, but we (I) was hungry! He got his first chicken rice and a taste of Singlish, while I got charsiew rice.
My Charsiew Rice. It was quite yummy! The pork was crispy
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