Singapore!

Sunday, May 22, 2016 8comments No tags Permalink 0

26807472866_5c348b8b69_cA trip to Singapore started off with a little detour…

26224306494_3d3cde6e83_c…to Narita (the city).

26224318584_8d1d2a7c25_cWhat was meant to be short airport layover in Japan turned into a 24-hour holiday in Narita…

26224314184_9940581d0f_c…where I made good use of time satisfying soft cream cravings.

26224311294_cbeac59823_cBlack sesame topped with crushed white sesame seeds.

26829617245_2d4e4bfb69_cDid you know Narita is known for unagi?

27099020091_57aaea8ca7_cAnd then, Singapore ^-^

I’ll warn you now. This is a long post. I treat this blog as a journal, a place to take notes and reference things, people, and places years down the road.

26560084020_c6089d31ec_cFirst, check-in at Shangri-La Singapore…

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Afternoon Tea | Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 0

26912715185_47ac02ae8a_cThe lobby of Shangri-La Hotel Singapore is gigantic. Big and small tables tucked behind columns and corners. Exposed or secluded, your pick. High ceilings, good light, efficient service…

26879295776_44a7648b06_c…and afternoon tea, of course.

26914948921_80ee1a0df6_cSelect teas from the regular menu…or for a little extra, one of the house infusions:

  • Blueberry-pomegranate tisane with rose petals
  • Peach black tea with fresh rosemary
  • Italian-almond black tea with elderflower syrup
  • Ginger tisane with orange peels
  • Green tea with jasmine and pandan (pictured)

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Afternoon Tea | Anti:dote at Fairmont Singapore

Saturday, May 14, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 0

26793609842_8d5f6ae398_cTea for two on Sunday afternoon…

26853226586_7e85122ca3_c…inside Anti:dote at Fairmont Singapore. Tea service (featuring TWG) here starts earlier in the day. That’s a very nice thing because it means you can have afternoon tea for lunch. Instead of tiers, sweets and savories come in a drawer chest. But! Before you even get to that part…

26793606552_4321e52ebf_c…tea begins with your choice of a starter. Pick between scrambled eggs topped with Hokkaido uni, ikura, and caviar or…

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