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September 5, 2018 Destination ASEAN No Comments Email Email


Crazy Rich Asians is inarguably the most talk-about film of the year, being the first Hollywood’s masterpiece with all-Asian cast in 25 years after The Joy Luck Club. Those iconic scenes were filmed at Singapore’s hit list of must-go places.

1.Stay like a Crazy Rich Make sure you book a suite at Singapore’s oldest hotel, The Raffles. The building has neo-colonial design while its name derived from the country’s founder, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles. Apart from the historic charm, the place is popular for its original Singapore Sling which remains a must-do ritual for both visitors and locals. In contrast, those who are up for lavish parties and nightlife, it’s time to indulge yourself at Marina Bay Sands® (MBS). MBS is famous for its architecture designed by the renowned Moshe Safdie. A variety of activities are just around the corner to fulfill your shopping hunger at Louis Vuitton’s Island Maison or The Shoppes. You can also visit the international art exhibitions at ArtScience Museum.

2.       Crazy Rich but keep it authentic

Singapore food represents its national identity and a unifying cultural thread. The Singapore Food Festival is held annually in July to promote the unique dining experiences to foodies. The city was once awarded Best Street Food City of which its food center, also known as, Hawker Centres can be found anywhere in Singapore. One of the most-visited food centres is certainly Newton Food Centre. This is confirmed by Rachel and Nick, the main characters in Crazy Rich Asians, who chose to start their first meal with the local tastes of Singapore. The popular dishes include satay, fried carrot cake, deep fried oysters, Hokkien prawn noodle, nasi padang (steamed rice served with meat on top), roti prata and kaya toast.

Discover Bukit Pasoh and Keong Saik Road in China town, painted with colorful shophouses and conserved buildings. A number of boutique hotels, local restaurants and quirky cafes are located in the area. The scene where Rachel confide her anxiety to her best friend, Peik Lin was shot at Humback restaurant. While the atmospheric Chijmes at Victoria Street reflects a taste of the Neo-Classic past since it is used to be a convent in the 19th century. The premises is a one stop lifestyle and entertainment complex filled with restaurants and bars.

3.       Together, we are Crazy Rich

Singapore is definitely the top destination anyone would want to share their vocational experience with loved ones. You can simply start the tour exploring Gardens by the Bay an award-winning colorful, futuristic park situated in the heart of Singapore. Take a stroll over the famous Supertrees’ impressive skywalk over the gardens. The exotic architecture was inspired by Singapore National Singapore’s national flower, Miss Joaquim. Gardens by the Bay at night in Singapore is featured as a wedding reception. Don’t miss Garden Rhapsody, a free dazzling light show that takes place under the magnificent sight of Supertrees.

Before you leave, make your way to the Sentosa Island that offers an extensive lists of activities and attractions such as themed park, water park at Resort World™ Sentosa, 3.2 km- long sheltered beach, Sentosa Golf Club, spas and marina-front dining and fine shopping experiences at Quayside Isle.



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