5 Shopping And Activity Ideas That'll Make Your Next Trip To Singapore Worthwhile

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Planning to visit Singapore? Then, you'll want to get your itinerary sorted out as soon as possible, hehe.

After all, the Lion City is home to some of the coolest and latest things, from noteworthy events to vibrant cafés and even the hottest fashion and beauty spots.

Better start planning now, so you can travel to the Garden City with peace of mind. In fact, Malaysia Airlines has some pretty cool promotions for their flight tickets now! Keep reading until the end to learn more. :D

First things first, if you're looking for some of the hottest shopping spots or keeping a lookout for one-of-a-kind events to make your trip all the more memorable, we've gotchu covered:


1. Refresh your wardrobe with comfortable and cute fits that'll never go out of style from The Tinsel Rack

The Tinsel Rack is a Singapore-based fashion label that creates timeless apparel without compromising on quality and wearability. And to say that their clothing items are super on-trend is an understatement. They constantly come up with novel ideas and concepts that are creative, refreshing, and sure to make your friends ask you, "Wah, where did you get that from?"

Plus, whether you need a new dress, a gorgeous one-piece, or a fun-sized handbag, The Tinsel Rack has it all!

Outlet details:
1. Jewel Changi Airport
Operating hours: 11am – 9.30pm daily

2. Orchard Gateway Shopping Mall
Operating hours: 11am – 9.30pm daily

Click here for more details. 

2. Level up your OOTD with Curious Creatures' sparkly accessories

Curious Creatures is so much more than a jewellery brand. Their demi-fine and fine jewellery are well-suited for any occasion or for those simply looking to develop an individual sense of style.

Their Enamour Necklace (pictured above) is the perfect example. As the season of love is upon us, the Enamour Necklace is a beautiful piece that reminds both you and your loved ones that love is all around. Hypoallergenic, as well as free of lead, nickel, and cadmium, the Enamour Necklace is made with recycled 925 Sterling Silver, electroplated in one-micron 18k Gold, Rose-gold, or Rhodium and finished with an additional coating for longer-lasting wear.

Oh yeah, did we mention that the enamel on the necklace is hand-painted? This makes every Enamour Necklace sold by Curious Creatures unique to every customer. :')

Outlet details:
1. Great World Shopping Mall
Operating hours: 11am - 9pm daily

2. ION Orchard Shopping Mall
Operating hours: 11am - 9pm daily

Click here for more details.

3. Stock up on Recoil's printed T-shirts that will definitely make you the centre of attention

Image via Recoil

If you're looking for quality clothing that is unique and trendy, look no further than Recoil.

They've come up with truly fascinating T-shirts with loud designs and creative captions you'd rarely see elsewhere, which is especially great for those in search of one-of-a-kind items to give you a distinctive look.

The best part? Recoil often collaborates with many renowned brands and animated series to develop limited-edition T-shirts. Nice lahhh.

Outlet details:
1. 313 Somerset Shopping Mall
Operating hours: 11am - 9pm daily

2. Bugis Junction
Operating hours: 11am - 9.30pm daily

3. Bugis Street
Operating hours: 11am - 9.30pm daily

4. Tampines 1
Operating hours: 11am - 9.30pm daily

5. Suntec City
Operating hours: 11am - 9.30pm daily

6. Westgate
Operating hours: 11am - 9.30pm daily

Click here for more info. 


4. Laugh your hearts out at Trevor Noah's stand-up comedy show

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Yep, Trevor Noah, one of the most renowned comedians, is making his way to Singapore.

As part of his Off The Record world tour, he will be performing at 8pm on 3, 4, and 5 June at The Star Theatre. He was originally set to perform for one day only on 3 June, but due to overwhelming demand, he added two more dates in the Lion City. That's just how popular the South African comedian is.

If you're unfamiliar with him, you can check him out by watching one of his four stand-up comedy shows on Netflix. Or catch him in action at the recent 66th Grammy Awards, which marked his fourth time hosting the annual awards show. After that, we're sure you'd die die want to see him.

You can get tickets to his show here.

5. Ready your wizarding wand at the Harry Potter: A Forbidden Forest Experience event

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Potterheads, it's time to adventure into a spellbinding Forbidden Forest, inspired by the wizarding world of Harry Potter!

Located in Sentosa Island Coastal Trail, the event lets you satisfy your inner child as you cast spells, come face-to-face with magical creatures, and re-witness breathtaking moments based on scenes from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts movies.

You'll also get to enjoy a selection of delicious treats inspired by the wizarding world and take plenty of fun photos to capture magical memories from the once-in-a-lifetime adventure. 

You can get your tickets here

You've got your activities and shopping sorted out, but don't forget to get your makan on too!

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If you're looking for something heartwarming, a bowl of tasty fish noodle soup at Xin Yuan Ji will surely do the trick. Located in Bugis, Xin Yuan Ji offers clear and milk fish soup. According to reviews, the fish slices are not too thin, but firm and do not break apart easily, complementing the flavourful soup that carries the natural sweetness of fish and vegetables. A highly popular menu item is Fried Snapper Fish Soup, which serves generous chunks of fried fish that are delightful and crispy.

Craving something savoury? Hong Kee Beef Noodle is worth considering. A Michelin Bib Gourmand joint located at Amoy Street Food Centre, Hong Kee Beef Noodle serves robust beef noodles cooked in a beef stock that's been simmered for at least 24 hours. This gives the noogles a delightfully sweet and savoury flavour. It's topped with tender beef slices, bouncy beef balls, and chewy tripe pieces that go oh-so-well with the bouncy noodles.

If you're looking for a halal option, we've got you covered too! You'll love Mutiara Seafood, which offers exquisite seafood options in the form of à la carte and set. They even serve afternoon tea if you just need a quick break after a whole day of shopping and sightseeing. One of Mutiara Seafood's highly recommended dishes is their Signature Chilli Crab. Imagine just dipping the crab's fresh and juicy meat in the subtly sweet, deeply savoury, and slightly spicy sauce... Alamak, hungry already lah!

If you've yet to book your flight tickets to Singapore, Malaysia Airlines has got some pretty sweet deals for you!

Whether you're flying from Kuala Lumpur or Kuching, you can enjoy an all-in one-way fare from as low as RM259, whoa!

All you have to do is book your tickets to Singapore by 17 March and travel between now and 30 November 2024 to enjoy the promo.

So, whatchu waiting for? You can book your flight tickets via Malaysia Airlines' website.

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