PARKROYAL on Pickering

This was where we had our Anniversary staycation, at PARKROYAL on Pickering! It's conveniently located near Chinatown MRT station, but we still drove there since there's complimentary parking anyway.

While waiting to check-in, we were served icy cold lime juice.

Walkway to the rooms on the 15th floor

Our room with king-size bed

Bathroom with the most-squarish bathtub I ever seen

Toilet and shower area

Complimentary drinking water and toiletries

Nespresso coffee machine and TWG tea bags provided

Complimentary red velvet cake

Orchid Club Lounge on the 16th floor serves afternoon tea from 2pm to 4pm

Coffee, tea or juice?

View from the Orchid Club Lounge on 16th floor. We have the same view from our room which is only one floor below the club.

Outdoor rooftop terraces on 16th floor

Gym on 5th floor

The always-very-crowded infinity swimming pool (also on 5th floor)

The quiet side of the 5th floor

Cabana for chilling out

After exploring the hotel, we decided to get changed and hit the gym. We would love to enjoy a dip in the pool, but it was crowded and all the pool-side loungers were occupied! Then, we showered and head down to the ground floor for dinner at Lime restaurant. Before calling it a day, we went back to the club lounge for another drink and to enjoy the night view of the city.

Enjoying a glass a champagne after breakfast

Champagne breakfast is served in the Orchid Club Lounge from 6:30am to 10:30am. But we chose to dine at the common breakfast area in Lime, where there's definitely a lot more food variety than in the club lounge.

Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Exhibition

So, I brought my "big boy" KB to the Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Exhibition in Science Centre Singapore during the December "holiday" (both of us were clearing our annual leave). Since it was still school vacation, the place was crowded as expected. We queued to buy the tickets (brought our ICs to get citizen price), queued to get our tickets scanned and our arms stamped with UV ink, led into a "briefing room" where we waited and watched a short video-clip, then finally allowed into the exhibition hall.

The queue and our tickets

After the staff check our tickets, there's instructions on setting up the app.

The Briefing Room

The first zone - Captain America

Second zone - Hulk

Interactive screens of Dr Banner's vs Hulk's brains

Information boards of Hawkeye and Black Widow

Thor (and his hammer), Loki and the universe

To the left of the picture, are game stations. But we got no patience to wait in the queue.

The different Iron Man suit

Final game before exiting the exhibit. Before entering the game zone, there are staffs stationed outside to help you get your app ready for the game. The teams are randomly assigned by the software.

The game is not difficult, just keep throwing your weapon at the enemies. Before you know it, the game is over (and you won of course).