3 famous personalities, each of them maybe of different passions but agree on one subject. This is a preview why JM Rodriguez, Kelly Misa, and Jenni Epperson loves to get “Shiok” in Singapore.
JM Rodriguez, admits that he is a ‘partyphile‘ being the most prominent figures in the clubbing scene with the city’s hottest nightspots in the Metro. His love for night-life reaches all the way to Singapore where there is also a vibrant array of clubs and entertainment choices.
Whenever JM goes to Singapore, this party-hopper yet simple guy, party’s at Orchard Road in the evening. Some of his favorite place to visit are Newton Circus, Pangaea, Filter, and Butter Factory. He also hangs out when there’s a ZoukOut festival.
Kelly Misa, a successful model and endorser, is not just a pretty face. Kelly is also an accomplished writer for several national publications and a successful blogger.
Kelly always plan her trips abroad and when she visited Singapore in 2011, part of her itinerary was to visit Sentosa; dine at Micheline Restaurant; and see the Universal Studio. Aside from those mentioned and to top her list of activities, she also looks forward on eating chili crabs and oatmeal prawns; shopping at H&M, IKEA and Sim Lim Square. She plans to be the official tour guide of her newly wed husband, Carlos when they go to the great Lion City this summer. They tied the knot last December 2012.
For Jenni Epperson, who is a sought after fashion stylist to celebrities; bestselling author; blogger; and loves photography; Singapore is a great city for a family vacation. A mother of two, Jenni told us that “Singapore is an ideal place because everything is already there, like there’s something for my 16 year-old daughter, for my husband and 3 year-old kid. Everything is just in one area.”
They definitely found “Shiok” in Singapore!
These 3 personalities has different itineraries and choices of place to visit but bottom line, they all prefer budget airline. and when it comes to a specific carrier, they unanimously choose Cebu Pacific.
“I usually don’t have a budget for shopping when traveling, but when I travel with my family, we choose to get a budget fare travel,” says Jenni.
“I spent a lot in visiting clubs abroad because I love to have fun and yes, I do choose a budget friendly airline so that I can spend more money on drinks on each clubs that I visit,” adds JM.
“When traveling, especially now that I’m newly wed, I’m very tight on the budget for spending. That is why I am glad that there is a budget airline like Cebu Pacific that will perfectly adjust for me and my husband’s travel expenses,” says Kelly.
Cebu Pacific teams up with Singapore Tourism Board
Cebu Pacific teams up with the Singapore Tourism Board to offer great deals and amazing discounts to wandering Juans traveling to Singapore from March 28 to July 31, 2013.
“Singapore has always been one of our guests’ favorite destinations. Now, not only can they fly direct to this city-state from four major Philippine cities, they can also make the most of their travel budgets with these special summer discounts,” said Cebu Pacific Vice President for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog.
The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific offers the most flight options and schedules to Singapore than any other airline, with up to 52 weekly direct flights from Manila, Clark, Cebu and Iloilo to the city-state. Singapore is even more accessible, with the lowest year-round Cebu Pacific fares starting at Php 1,599.
Visitors traveling to Singapore via Cebu Pacific can avail special deals just by presenting their Cebu Pacific Singapore boarding passes. For more information on these deals, visit http://www.cebupacificair.com/HTML/hot-deals.html.
Summer “Shiok” adventures in Singapore
“Summer in Singapore is always a treat for travelers as well as the locals. Week after week, there’s always something new that the city offers. This year, to kick off what promises to be an amazing summer, Singapore is going full force in keeping everyone in the city busy and entertained. With concerts from chart topping artists, award-winning Broadway musicals, outdoor runways shows, food expos, mind-blowing shopping sales and highly anticipated theme park openings, this summer of 2013 at Singapore looks to be an experience that no traveler should dare miss,” said Sherina Chan, Singapore Tourism Board Area Director for Philippines and Brunei. “This is why we’re very happy to partner with Cebu Pacific, and share the best and latest of Singapore’s summer attractions with Cebu Pacific’s passengers,” she added.
This summer, kids and kids-at-heart should not miss the highly anticipated opening of the River Safari, Asia’s first river-themed wildlife park showcasing rivers of the world, from Egypt’s Nile River to the Amazon River in South America. They can also cozy up to their favorite animals, especially the adorable giant pandas, Kai Kai and Jia Jia, or enjoy the various theme park rides and exciting exhibits.
Nature lovers and architecture buffs can explore and discover the newly opened Gardens by the Bay. Its awe-inspiring domes, intricate installations, and amazing flora and fauna displays are the perfect backdrop for picture-perfect moments. Gardens by the Bay houses the largest climate-controlled glasshouses and conservatories, and received the World Building of the Year Award from the 2012 World Architecture Festival.
Couples looking for a gastronomic adventure can visit the World Street Food Congress, a 10-day event starting on the 31st of May at the F1 Pit Building and Paddock. Here, 40 of the world’s best street-food masters will offer visitors everything from Indonesian kaki limas to American food trucks to Chinese food inns. There is even a chance to catch famous foodies like Anthony Bourdain and Jean-Georges Vongerichten. This is definitely one culinary experience any food lover shouldn’t miss!
And of course, no trip to Singapore can ever be complete without shopping and those looking for the best buys should not miss the Great Singapore Sale, happening from May 31 to July 28, 2013. This eight-week nationwide event offers big discounts on an array of fabulous finds spanning the spectrum from fashion and beauty, watches and jewelry, to toys and electronics.
According to Sherina, Singapore is targeting of opening 16 more hotels which will bring in 4,000 rooms to accommodate visitors.
What is “Shiok“?
For all whose been asking and wondering what “Shiok” means. One thing that we’ve learned recently, coming from this Cebu Pacific and Singapore Tourism Board’s “Spend a roaring summer in the Lion City” press launch, is the word “Shiok“.
Sherina taught us the ‘it‘ word when visiting Singapore. It means appreciating things whether it’s food, places, people, etc., with extreme pleasure.
So now you know, and add that to your Singapore trip, ‘When we fly to Singapore, let’s all get “Shiok”!‘
All photos prepared by Cebu Pacific except for the featured image by iShootPh.
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