Marhaba (that’s “hello” in Arabic) to everyone! I can’t believe my month-long absence from this space. Thanks for the continuous visits and I gathered that most of you thought that I’m still in the Philippines for a vacation. I’m back in Abu Dhabi 3 weeks ago, yet I’ve been (and still) swamped with work. My responsibilities are getting crazy and amazing at the same time, but I’m not complaining! When time gets tough(er), I always refer to that scenario when a man complained about his feet sores until he saw a man who’s handicapped. And of course, it’s best to think of the better days. Anyway, here’s to catch up with the things that happened not so long ago. Before I share the Philippine-related entries (i.e. highlights of my recent break), this one’s to reminisce the less than 24 hours we had in Singapore enroute to Abu Dhabi.
We intentionally booked the flight with the longest layover in Changi airport since we planned on staying in Marina Bay Sands (MBS) Hotel for a day. Our last year’s trip to the Lion City provided a glimpse to the ship-like establishment; impressed, we wished to the Universe that “alright, we’ll swim,, errr, stay there next time!”
The architecture is well-thought of and is complemented by odd-amazing pieces. We stayed in one of the rooms with city view which was absolutely pleasing.
The next two photos were taken at 7am. What a nice weather!
While there are so many activities to do in MBS especially at night, the accent of our stay was the breeze of its infinity pool located at the skypark.
Unparalleled view from the pool itself. Little J and my aunt (whose vacationing in UAE) did not want to leave the pool! 🙂 I like the illusion of infinity and unsafe edge. But it’s actually secured.
(At the lobby, note the horse figure which is a work of art of an Italian jewelry designer, Robi Spagnolo.)
(Woman Aflame. The idea was conceived in 1980 as Salvador Dali mixed different symbols together and created improbable combinations. The art blurs a boundary between dream and reality.)
A day isn’t enough, no wonder that MBS itself never sleeps! I’d say a little prayer again, I wish to go back there. 🙂
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great photos and great to read from you.
I can just drool on countless times I view Singapore photos with the MBS hotel infinity pool.
Can I also please say that little prayer? 🙂
OMG! ikaw na! (will comment again after i get over the fact you stayed at marina bay sands!) @_@
ei welcome back. I love the view from the infinity pool though it looks scary.
the woman aflame is amazing. that’s a dali?
btw, the hotel is luxurious. glad you had time to spend there.
Wow you stayed at MBS???! Oh my don’t you just love the extravagance oozing from that place? Great pix as always. Glad you had fun 🙂
Nakaiilang yung swimming pool. The illusion have an adverse effect on me. Parang kang mahuhulog.
But over-all, seems like your living the good life, Ms.Jo. : )
may i join you in praying to have a chance (and budget of course!) to stay in MBS? hehehe..
my family and i went to singapore less than a month ago and marveled at the view of MBS.
how i wish i can bring my family there for an unforgettable staycation someday. ahh, yet another reason to go back to the lion city!
Wow ang sushal! Nag stay sa MBS! Ikaw na! Ahihihihi!! 😀 Mishu Jo!!
of the many times i visit singapore i never had the chance to take an overnight there. hanggang view deck lang din. ganda ng view sa gabi.
I’d wish a simple prayer, i’d wish I’d see MBS soon!
welcome back sa blogging. I miss your updates Wits. 🙂
that’s a beautiful view from the hotel… the pool is so unique, it looks like the edge of a water fall.
love the infinity pool, kahit ako man ms n hindi aahon.:)
ganda 🙂 nakakainspire talaga magtravel pag nakakakita ng ganitong posts! welcome back!
Great view indeed! I heard the line at the check-in is always long. Was it the case when you were there?
I hope we could stay there too =)
Yes, madaming tao palagi. 🙂
The Nomadic Pinoy
That was smart of you to take advantage of a stopover and experience this hotel yourself – including that killer view!
wow! nice to know this. nice!!! It reminds me to post our experience..hay, it’s been 4months… 😉
Infinity pools are so cool!
just dropping by…cool blog…
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