Plan your long weekends with these short getaways.
Out of 11 public holidays in Singapore each year, in 2020, seven fall on a Friday or Sunday, with the day off on the following Monday. Stretch these three-day weekends with the following seven fun-filled itineraries — all within four hours away!
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Home of wide-eyed tarsiers, countless geological formations and pristine coral reefs, the province of Bohol is a lovely haven for all things nature.
Explore the capital of this independent, oil-rich country and you will find a bounty of exciting activities in the city.
The state of Terengganu on the Eastern Coast of Peninsular Malaysia is a gateway to many islands with crystal clear waters. Its royal capital, Kuala Terengganu, is home to one of Southeast Asia’s earliest Chinese settlements and has plenty of inland activities to explore.
Skip Phuket and Krabi, and head for this sandy laidback island in Phang Nga Bay. Located in the middle of the Andaman Sea, it promises sun, sea and sand!
Step into the capital of Central Java to find 15th- to 18th-century monuments and Dutch colonial architecture.
Once a Southeast Asian trading port, this city’s well-preserved architecture is reflective of its past colonial history – and worthy of its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Escape to a luxurious resort off the coast of Bintan island for a private vacation with family and/or friends!
By Melodi Ghui, The Finder Issue 301, December 2019
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