Perfect Weekend Getaway: Turi Beach Resort, Batam

Sunshine. Beach. Nature. Everyone needs some time for relaxation, splurge if need be, once in a while. My husband and I have been breaking our backs working hard, my eldest has been pounding her books to win her exams, and my little munchkin is, well aside from actively playing more now, is fast learning her ABCs and 123s. It’s like everyone in the family…

Win a Pampering Treat from Familia Spa Batam

  Are you ready to go on a quick getaway to Batam? Do you want  some relaxing time in a spa? A soothing massage? Maybe a dip in a warm pool? Or perhaps have some drinks in a bar and cozy up with your loved one? Here is your chance for a wonderful time at Batam courtesy of Family Spa & Cafe Batam.  Three (3)…

Getaway to Batam, Indonesia

Batam is a major city in the Riau Islands of Indonesia which boasts of lovely beaches, duty free shopping and zappy night life. Reaching the island is just about an hour of ferry ride from Singapore. It is no wonder that Batam is among the favourite holiday and shopping destination of many Singaporeans and some foreigners living…

Weekend Getaway: BATAM, Indonesia

We had a weekend trip to Batam recently. It was an enjoyable, affordable and relaxing quick escape from the city. Batam is another major city in the Riau Islands of Indonesia aside from Bintan and it is also another favorite holiday and shopping destination for many Singaporeans and expats living in Singapore. Harbourfront Ferry Terminal…

Weekend Getaway: BINTAN, Indonesia

Aside from Johor Bahru, Malacca and Genting in Malaysia, another perfect getaway close to Singapore is the lovely Riau Islands of Indonesia. Bintan is one of the major cities in Riau Islands. The province’s capital, Tanjung Pinang, is located in Bintan. Travel time to Bintan is less than an hour by ferry, plus few minutes…