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Day 1

9am-10am:  Kaya butter toast and local coffee or tea
You can try: Toast Box (313 @ Somerset Basement 2) – alight at Somerset MRT

Ya Kun - one of the coffee, tea and toast local joints
Ya Kun – one of the coffee, tea and toast local joints

10am-1pm: Shopping at Orchard Road
Visit shopping malls: Orchard Central, 313 @ Somerset, The Centrepoint (Nearest MRT:  Somerset MRT station)
Click here for map of this part of Orchard Road.

1pm-2pm: Lunch
We recommend: Lunch at the food court at 313 @ Somerset (Level 5 – try Try Laksa, Chicken rice or Bak Kut Teh) or Ayam Penyat (‘smashed’ chicken with rice) at one of the shops in Lucky Plaza shopping centre

2pm-4pm: Continue shopping along Orchard Road
Visit shopping malls: Orchard Paragon, Ngee Ann City (Takashimaya), Wisma Atria, Lucky Plaza (for Filipino products) (Nearest MRT: Orchard MRT station)
Click here for map of this part of Orchard Road.

4pm – 4.30pm: Tea break
We recommend: Fried dough fritters and soya bean milk at Ion Orchard’s food court (Food Opera at basement 4)

4.30pm – 7pm: Continue shopping along Orchard Road
Visit shopping malls: Ion Orchard, Shaw Isetan, Tangs, Far East Plaza (for good buys at smaller shops)
Click here for map of this part of Orchard Road.

*Drive down Orchard Road during Orchard Road during Christmas with us!

 

ION Orchard shopping mall
ION Orchard shopping mall

7pm-9pm Dinner
We suggest: Newton Circus Food Centre for local food
To get there: Take the MRT from Orchard MRT to Newton MRT (1 stop) (click here for map)

Day 2

8.30am-10am: Dim sum for breakfast
We suggest: Red Star Restaurant (54 Chin Swee Road, #07-23) for Dim Sum (nearest MRT: Clarke Quay)
Watch us eat at Red Star!

Dim sum
Dim sum

10am-12pm: Shop for souvenirs in Chinatown
To get here: Walk, or take the MRT from Clarke Quay MRT to Chinatown MRT (1 stop). Click here for MRT map.
Tip: For a dose of Singapore history, visit the Chinatown Heritage Centre while you’re there!

12pm-1pm: Lunch
We recommend: Walk to Maxwell Food Centre and try Chicken rice, Char Kway Tiao

Char Kway Tiao - flat noodles fried in lard with Chinese Sausage and prawns
Char Kway Tiao – flat noodles fried in lard with Chinese Sausage and prawns

2pm-4pm: Shopping @ Bugis Junction and Bugis+
To get here: Take the MRT from Chinatown MRT to Bugis MRT (approximately 15 minutes)

4pm-4.30pm: Tea break
We recommend: Head to Bugis Street (Street shopping or night market shopping) and get a snack from one of the stalls along the street market.

5pm-7.30pm: Bugis Street (Street shopping or night market shopping)
Cut across Bugis Junction to the other side where Bugis Street is.
Click here for map.

8pm-10pm: Dinner
We recommend: Steamboat buffet (approx $20 to $30 per person) at one of the steamboat shops located at the end of Liang Seah Street (just across Bugis Junction shopping mall), or dinner at the food court in Bugis Junction to eat like a local.
Warning: You will perspire a lot while having steamboat.
If you have room for dessert, try local dessert at any dessert shop along the same Liang Seah Street
Dessert shops: Ji De Chi / Ah Chew Desserts / Dessert First

Liang Seah Street in the day - comes alive mostly in the evening!
Liang Seah Street in the day – comes alive mostly in the evening!

 

10pm – 12am: Late nite shopping @ Mustafa (24 hour shopping centre)
(Take the MRT from Bugis MRT station to Farrer Park MRT station – approximately 15min) Click here for the MRT map.

Day 3

8am-9am: Breakfast
We recommend: Roti Prata (Indian pancake)
Where to find: Most coffeeshops and some food courts

Roti prata - Pan-fried Indian bread dipped in curry
Roti prata – Pan-fried Indian bread dipped in curry

9.30am-3pm: Sentosa
We recommend: Universal Studios, Trick Eye Museum or touring Sentosa island
How to get there: Just a couple of minutes by air (cable car, train) or by land (car, taxi, bus, foot) from Vivocity shopping mall (Harbourfront MRT station)
(click here to watch how to get to Sentosa island and to read up more)

3.30pm – 4pm: Tea break
Return to Vivocity for a tea break at Food Republic food court (Vivocity, 3rd floor – just next to the Sentosa Express platform)
We recommend: Kueh tu tu

Kueh tutu - steamed rice cakes stuffed with desiccated coconut or crushed peanut
Kueh tutu – steamed rice cakes stuffed with desiccated coconut or crushed peanut

4pm-7.30pm: Shopping @ Vivocity

7.30pm – 9pm Dinner @ Vivocity.

 

*All maps from gothere.sg.

To read up more on transport options getting around in Singapore, click here.

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