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Travel to Asia and Europe in exceptional luxury aboard Singapore Airlines award winning air travel and stay in some of the worlds most exclusive five-star resorts and hotels with Singapore Airlines Luxury Vacations. Below we highlight a few of our favorite destinations for the Elite traveler ready to explore Asia, Southeast Asia and beyond.

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On board round-trip travel to Singapore on Singapore Airlines’ exclusive A380 Suites Class. Travel to Singapore an ultra modern city that combines modern skyscrapers and ancient traditions this affluent city is a assortment of Chinese, Malay and Indian influences mixed with an inviting tropical climate, award winning food, exceptional shopping and a vibrant night-life scene. Continue on to the Maldives a tropical paradise in the middle of the Indian ocean where fish swim happily in the warm waters, the weather is a dream and the deep rays of the sun wait to embrace you in luxury and relaxation. Click here for complete details.

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Travel to Bangkok, Thailand’s busy capital city where a glittering urban life whirls through floating flower markets, winding among silk peddlers and mixed with mouthwatering aromas from street-cart vendors. Take a ride on a longtail-boat along the Chao Phraya River and its canals where you’ll visit remarkable and iconic temples of this magnificent city. From Bangkok, head to northern Thailand where you’ll visit Chiang Mai located among the rolling foothills of the Himalayan Mountains and at one time could only be reached by an elephant trek. Spend your days in the a traditional  Thai-life way by visiting a natural Elephant Conservation Camp in the lush tropical jungle. Click here for complete details.

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Penang is well known for being the “food paradise” of Malaysia, a fascinating fusion of Eastern and Western traditions mixed with modern cultures yet Penang still retains its traditions and old world charm. Reflected its harmonious multiracial and well-preserved heritage, one of the shinning jewels of Penang is Georgetown where the greatest concentration of colonial structures in Southeast Asia remains while you enjoy a stay in an executive room at the G Hotel Penang and round-trip travel on board Business class air on Singapore Airlines. Click here for complete details.


1. Balinese Barong or Kris Dance
The antithesis of Balinese mellow culture is Balinese dance. Enjoy the Barong dance where in the morning a loveable half-canine, half-lion creature called Barong overcomes the witch Rangda in a fight, saving the villages of Bali from evil spirits and symbolizing the triumph of good over evil.

2. The Artistic Town of Ubud
Touring Ubud was made famous in books and movies as the artistic heart of Bali but also for its compelling spiritual culture. The streets are lined with artful galleries where artists sell handmade good, silk goods and local crafts. You can also enjoy beautiful dance performances that showcase the island’s rich culture on nearly a dozen stages nightly. There are several museums exhibiting the works of traveler that have been inspired here throughout the years.

3. Lush Green Rice Fields

The hill valleys around Bali are decorated with ribbons of green curves that hug around hillsides crowned with coconut palms. The ancient rice terraces of Bali are as artful as they are elegant, and a timeless reminder to the Balinese farmers’ love and respect for the land. You may think that all rice terraces throughout the world are photogenic but of all of them, those in Bali are by far the most beautiful.

4. Amazing Diving in Bali
Swim with majestic sting rays and giant sunfish in the waters around Bali, or explore the 400-footlong USAT Liberty wreck at Tulamben, or be amazed by the diversity in corals around the entire island and take your time exploring one of Bali’s other excellent dive sites.

5. Learn to Surf in Kuta
If the center of Bali’s culture and artistry is in Ubud then its beach scene is in Kuta. The beaches are all here including trendy clubs and other hip and trendy entertainment. Kuta offers a good variety of surf lessons in Bali from beginner to expert. Since the Kuta beach is made of sand rather than coral, new riders don’t have to worry about getting hurt as they learn to surf. This provides a good opportunity for new riders to surf and after a day learning to ride a barrel, quench your thirst with fresh fruit drinks and a sunset on the beach.

You may be wondering what you can do in Tokyo that doesn’t include shopping or maybe you want to do something you can’t do anywhere else. Here’s a quick list that might turn your Tokyo vacation into a Tokyo adventure.

image01Walk in the footsteps of countless pilgrims by visiting the Senso-ji temple, one of Japan’s icons and Tokyo’s most famous Buddhist temple. This imposing structure features a massive paper lantern at the entrance that’s dramatically painted in bright reds and black. Beyond the Kaminarimon or “Thunder Gate” is the Nakamise-dori an open air market of unique shops, followed by the Hozomon or “Treasure House Gate” which provides the main entrance to the temple complex. A great place to take in Japanese modern and ancient culture all at once.

image02You can watch the famous tuna auctions but be ready to set your alarm clock to 4am so you can register for a space to view as viewing spaces are limited to a maximum of 120 daily viewing spots. Make sure to check the website before setting off as the market doesn’t operate every day.



image03If you want to see more traditional and natural surrounding then walk over to the Meiji-Jingu shrine. You can escape into a densely wooded escape that envelopes the capital’s premier Shinto shrine. If you make sure to come on festival days you may be able to spot men wearing traditional clothing and the women in gorgeous kimonos that can give you the complete feeling of a full Japaneses vacation.



image04Discover Odaiba, an island of reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay linked to the city by the Rainbow Bridge. Walk over the single-span suspension bridge to Odaiba where you can view a scale copy of the Statue of Liberty, ride on the Daikanransha ferris wheel, walk the Megaweb an exhibition hall of the car maker Toyota,  Tokyo Leisure Land, 24 hour video gaming, karaoke, bowling, a Venice-themed shopping mall or hang out in Zepp Tokyo, one of Tokyo’s largest performance halls and nightclubs.


image05Get lost in the crowds of the Shibuya crosswalk area. Every few minutes a wave of people from all forms of Japaneses fashion and culture, swarms across the Shibuya Crossing. A good place to take in the chaos is on a vantage point in the bridge corridor that links Shibuya Station with the Shibuya Mark City complex where you can also view the Myth of Tomorrow mural.



image06One of the city’s most interesting free museums is the Advertising Museum Tokyo or ADMT . The museum displays historical exhibits of ads across Japan over the last century including the Edo period that developed a sophisticated and refined culture despite the feudalistic system of the time and features the top five people who made significant contributions to the history of advertising in Japan.



image07Fans of the animation culture of Japan will want to explore the Tokyo Anime Center as part of their explorations of Akihabara, it’s basically the geek central for electronic goods, cafes and all things anime. The Tokyo Anime Center hosts regular events including live radio interviews with creators and voice actors, merchandising fairs and other anime culture events. You can also view movies at the AKIBA3D Theater when available.



image08If you’re looking for more contemporary art, you can visit 3331 Arts Chiyoda where many free contemporary art galleries are hosted and offer a mix of exhibitions and interactive installations. You can also enjoy the art galleries of the Bakuchoro area where several are gathered in the Agata-Takezawa Building.



image09You can also admire beautiful gardens and horticultural beauty in many of Tokyo’s traditional gardens. Some of the best gardens include the Tokyo Imperial Palace East gardens and Asukayama Park where you can enjoy many cherry trees that blossom with beautiful pink flowers during the cherry tree blossoming season. You can also enjoy an entire afternoon at Inokashira Park and appreciate the small shrine dedicated to Benzaiten, spend time at the petting zoo and splash around at the small aquarium. Vendors, musicians, artists and street performers also gather at the park and the park buzzes with crowds on the weekends, holidays and especially during the cherry blossom season. Tokyo offers a nearly endless list of gardens to enjoy. You can also enjoy Tokyo in amazing an amazing Five-star Tokyo tour and vacation that includes everything from round-air, hotel stay, transfers and city tours. That way you can feel confident discovering an exotic city.