A quick trip to Singapore

We usually use Singapore as our southeast Asian hub, so we’ve been in and out many times, but since it had been a few years since we stayed there we decided to sneak in a quick trip before Christmas, and…

Changi Airport, a great way to spend your birthday. Seriously!!

Time to leave Thailand and get back to Singapore. This was also Eva’s 6th Birthday. After breakfast we caught a cab to the Krabi Airport. (Coincidentally, Eva threw up her breakfast two days in a row, bad breakfast?! Also, Ella got a…

We’re stranded! How about Krabi?

CONTINUED- We got to the military airport terminal bright and early to catch our flight home, only to be told that our flight was canceled until further notice due to snow in Tokyo. And snow it did! We live in…

Our last day in Singapore, or is it?

Since the Singapore Zoo was so spectacular on our last trip, we decided to visit the Singapore River Safari this trip. It is a new exhibit, operated by the same group that runs the zoo. Everything was decked out for…

Goodbye Batam, Hello (again) Singapore

After another breakfast with an amazing view, we said goodbye to Batam. The girls enjoyed finding flowers on the ground and using them as hair accessories. The durian (remember the stinky durian fruit?) elephant in the lobby.  The ferry ride back…

Batam, Indonesia

This vacation began as a five day trip, and unexpectedly turned into a twelve day trip (more on that to come). So, this will be a several part blog. The plane safety brochure is such interesting reading material! Another awesome…

Singapore Zoo- the world’s BEST rainforest zoo!

While researching our trip, the Singapore Zoo kept coming up as a top attraction. Not being much of a zoo person, I told Matt that I would only go if it was the world’s best zoo. Well, when I googled…

Sentosa Island, Singapore

Our second day in Singapore was spent at Sentosa Island. You can actually walk to this island across a big bridge, or take the train- it is very close. The girls were wanting to see the beach and play in…

The amazing country of Singapore

We were able to catch a military hop (flight) to beautiful, tropical Singapore this week. This was the amazing view we had of Mt. Fuji from the airplane window.   We ended up staying at the Navy Lodge, which was further…