Have you ever thought about the connection between travel and language learning? As we embark on our journey in Southeast Asia, we’ll show you how immersing yourself in different cultures and environments can be the key to mastering English and expanding your horizons. From navigating unfamiliar streets to trying new foods and making conversation with locals, travel is the ultimate language-learning experience. Join us as we discover how to break out of our comfort zones and grow as language learners. Stay tuned for the release of our series in the coming weeks!
Let us be your tour guides as we explore Suvarnabhumi airport, the futuristic city-state of Singapore, and the sparkling gem of Jewel.
Before we begin, let’s talk a bit about the logistics of the trip. If you’re coming from abroad, you’ll likely be arriving at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand’s main international airport. Located about 25 kilometers (15 miles) east of the city center, Suvarnabhumi Airport is easy to access by taxi, the Airport Rail Link, or bus. Just be sure to allow plenty of time for travel, as traffic in Bangkok can be unpredictable.
Once you arrive in Bangkok, you’ll have no shortage of things to see and do. From the gleaming temples of Wat Pho and Wat Arun to the bustling markets of Chatuchak and Asiatique, there’s something for everyone in this vibrant city. Just be mindful of the local customs, such as taking your shoes off when entering temples and covering your shoulders and knees at certain sites.
If you’re feeling adventurous, you might want to try some of the local street food. From spicy curries to savory grilled meats, Thai cuisine is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Just be sure to watch out for the spicy dishes if you’re not used to them!
Since we are headquartered in Bangkok, we will be giving you more information in the future. In the meantime, let’s move on to our next destination: Singapore. To get there, we recommend taking a flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Changi Airport in Singapore. There are numerous airlines that offer flights between the two cities, so be sure to shop around for the best deal.
Once you arrive in Singapore, you’ll immediately notice the difference in the city’s modern and efficient infrastructure. From the clean streets to the high-tech amenities, it’s like stepping into the future. One of the must-see attractions in Singapore is Jewel, a futuristic complex located within Changi Airport.
Jewel is home to the world’s tallest indoor waterfall, the Rain Vortex, which stands at an impressive 131 feet tall. In addition to the Rain Vortex, Jewel also has over 280 retail and dining outlets, including popular international brands and local food vendors. There’s even a 130-room YOTELAIR hotel on-site, making it the perfect place to stay for a layover or a longer visit.
But the futuristic feels don’t stop there. As you explore Singapore, you’ll be struck by the city’s sleek and modern design, from the impressive skyline to the smooth operation of the public transportation system. Whether you’re visiting the Gardens by the Bay or taking a ride on the Singapore Flyer, you’ll feel like you’re in a virtual game world.
Overall, our journey from Bangkok to Singapore with a stop at Jewel has been an unforgettable experience. From the vibrant streets of Bangkok to the futuristic city-state of Singapore and the sparkling gem of Jewel, we’ve had the chance to see and do so much. We hope you’ve enjoyed coming along with us and that you feel inspired to plan your trip too. The next parts will be covered in the coming weeks, so don’t forget to sign up for our Newsletter, and never miss a single post.
Get ready to expand your vocabulary with our list of words that you might find useful. Happy learning!
- Immerse: to involve oneself deeply in an activity or subject; to cut off or cut into (ตัดต่อ, ตัดเข้า)
- Culture: the customs, arts, social institutions, and achievements of a particular nation, people, or other social groups (วัฒนธรรม)
- Environments: the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates (สภาพแวดล้อม)
- Navigate: to plan, chart, or direct the course or movement of (something, such as a ship, aircraft, or vehicle) (นำทาง)
- Conversation: the act or an instance of conversing; talk (การสนทนา)
- Comfort zone: a place or situation in which one feels safe or at ease (พื้นที่สะดวกสบาย)
- Boost: to increase the strength, effectiveness, or value of (เพิ่มปริมาณ)
- Enhance: to make better or more attractive; to increase or strengthen (ทำให้ดีขึ้น)