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This is a Sundate - #nadskai at it's best entry. For more info about the themed blog posts, do read the entry here.

First up, I gotta state this upfront. Skai aka c(hubby) and I love Staycations. We have had friends keep making fun of us going for staycations. I don't see what's so wrong about going for staycations. Instead of exchanging expensive gifts or extravagant bouquets of flowers for birthdays or Valentine's Day, we instead choose to go for a staycation.

Some prefer to spend on an expensive watch or some jewellery, we prefer staycations. What's wrong with that? Tsk. Jin irritating. It's our money, what is it to them sia?!

ANYWAY, it's pretty much our tradition to go for a staycation to celebrate our birthdays. And as my birthday is a week away from Valentine's Day, we usually celebrate two occasions into one.

For this year, Skai surprised me by booking a staycation at Royal Plaza at the Scotts! I have been to Carousel for dinner before but this was our first time staying at Royal Plaza at the Scotts!

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Skai had booked a higher tier, the Royal Club (as opposed to the Superior and Deluxe rooms) as we really enjoy hotels with Club Lounge services but because we checked in late (due to a lovely lunch at Koh Grill), we got upgraded! Also, because my birthday falls during the peak season, most of the time, the hotels are operating at high occupancy. WHAT LUCK IS THIS?! We got upgraded to a suite! **DOES A HAPPY DANCE**

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This is a Thursday's Travels - Anything about previous, current and future (upcoming) travel exploits entry under my Singapore Travel Blog themed blog posts! For more info about the themed blog posts, do read the entry here.

I can't get enough of Club Med. 4 years ago, I surprised Skai with a vacation to Club Med Bintan. It was such an extraordinary time that we couldn't stop raving about it to friends and family.

This time, with the huge Club Med Phuket promo, Skai and I booked a trip to Phuket! Every year, we visit Phuket without fail. That's something magical about Phuket for us. We love the people, the beach, the laidback lifestyle and the food.

Needless to say, this Club Med experience wowed us too thus for today's Thursday's Travels post, I decided to pen down 10 reasons why I love Club Med!

1. Free flow of alcohol

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There is a beauty in guzzling free drinks. It felt almost sinful enjoying beers over wine over to cocktails for every meal. The alcoholic hubby was grinning ear to ear the entire trip.

And I know it wasn't my lovely presence that made him so happy. It was the nonstop free flow of alcohol. The feeling of never ever having to pay for an overpriced cocktail during our trip was so good.

This is one of the reasons why I've been trying to get my girlfriends to go Club Med with me. It'll be PARTY TIME ALL DAY!

2. The rooms are extraordinary.

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This is a Sundate - #nadskai at it's best entry. For more info about the themed blog posts, do read the entry here.

[Sponsored Review]

The kind folks from the Park Hotel Group invited Skai aka c(hubby) to experience a lovely Staycation with them.

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Disclaimer: While this Staycation was sponsored, I was not expected to review the hotel.

I had actually stayed at two other Park Hotels previously. I had booked the Grand Park City Hall for a Birthday Staycation with the hubby and was invited by Grand Park Hotel Orchard to host my bridesmaids staycation previously. Needless to say, I was extremely excited to see how Park Hotel Clarke Quay would fare against it's sister hotels.

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Park Hotel Clarke Quay is located closeby the Singapore River and is in Clarke Quay entertainment precinct. Park Hotel Clarke Quay is positioned as a business hotel. The hotel has 336 rooms and suites, a 25-metre outdoor pool, adjoining Jacuzzi and various restaurants within the hotel.

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This is a Foodie Fridays - TGIF! It's time to get fat on Fridays! entry under my themed blog posts! For more info about this Singapore Food themed blog posts, do read the entry here.

[Invited Event]

Park Hotel had invited some of us bloggers for a Blogger Appreciation Dinner at Park Hotel City Hall not too long ago.

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In fact, I thought it was really smart (and also sneaky) of them to use the Blogger Appreciation Dinner to introduce some of their Christmas offerings!

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I brought Skai aka c(hubby) and my BFF to the dinner and we really enjoyed ourselves! Totally non-pushy event coupled with good company and good food.

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Some of the food we sampled were:

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Ham, Turkey and roast beef

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Grilled and other hot items

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Seafood

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Dessert

These were just some of the items we sampled.

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Thanks Park Hotel for the lovely Blogger Appreciation Dinner and the Rainbow Cake!

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For those who are looking for places to eat for Christmas Eve, Christmas or even New Year's, perhaps you can consider Grand Park City Hall or Park Hotel Clarke Quay. The food pictures shown above were from both hotels. Lunch ranges from $45++ to $78++ (for adults, without free flow alcohol) while dinner ranges from $58++ to $98++ (again, for adults, without free flow alcohol).

Aside from that, the Park Hotel Group also are offering take-home items if you are looking to host Christmas dinners at home. They have goodies such as Christmas Turkeys, Kurobuta Pork Loin, Log Cakes and my personal favourite: The Santa's Christmas Rainbow Cake.

If you are looking for a Singapore Staycation, why not consider the Park Hotel Group? I've stayed in Grand Park City Hall for a birthday staycation and Grand Park Hotel Orchard for a bridesmaid staycation before and have enjoyed myself tremendously.

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Have you made any plans for the festive holidays? Where to? Do comment! Would love to hear from you guys!

Happy Holidays!

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On an irrelevant note, this was my festive dress for the event. Tropical Christmas mah. :p

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