Daily Archives: June 10, 2011

Getting around Singapore

I have a secret love for street signage.

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I love cabs in Singapore. 1.) They know their way around, 2.) they have GPS, so there is no way you’re gonna get lost, and 3.) They have spare change, and each cent matters. Beat that, PH!

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Reminds me of Serendra.

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Orchard Road, where you can buy almost everything.

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Tune in for more…

The Gallery

During my very short stay in Singapore, I was booked at The Gallery Hotel. The 10-storey hotel is simple, spacious, and relaxing with its fast service and impeccable accommodation facilities. I was there for just less than 24 hours and spent most of the time out that I really can’t comment most about it. But I love The Gallery, service and design-wise. When I arrived at night, a bunch of Filipino crew greeted and accommodated me warmly. The omnipresence of Filipinos in the international scene is a rather comforting fact for a fellow Filipino! Pilipinas Represent!

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My view from the room.

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This seat made from a wheel rim caught my attention.

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The artworks in the rooms are impeccable.

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Pool.

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ZenDen Restaurant.

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The Gallery Hotel
1 Nanson Rd. Robertson Quay, SG
+65 6849 8686
http://www.galleryhotel.com.sg

State of the Nation’s Airport

There are a lot of things said of our airport – it’s old, crowded, filthy, and the restrooms – horrible. Just horrible. Complete with pictures, it can’t be denied, really. (See – 1, 2, 3, 4) That’s Terminal 1, where all other International flights aside from Philippine Airlines, AirPhil, and Cebu Pacific can be found. I guess, less complaints can be heard of Terminal 2 (PAL only.) Maybe because it’s relatively new, and fewer people use it. Well for one, the restrooms are tamer. I just think, it needs big time air conditioning.

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PLEASE , AIR CONDITIONING ANYONE?

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It’s been nearly 10 years since I rode an airplane again.

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The clerk in Changi airport asked me if I wanted a window seat. I hope the one in NAIA asked me too.

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P.S. PAL is not PALaging late. Thanks for being punctual, PAL!