September school holidays are round the corner. Planning what to do as a family in that week? It’s an excellent opportunity to take the family on a short-haul getaway and create unforgettable moments!

Of course, these places are also meant to be explored with everyone else—with friends or a significant other at any time of the year.

Perfect Phuket

With a flying time of just over an hour from Singapore, Phuket is the ideal destination for a short-haul getaway filled with plenty of beach relaxation. Andaman is Thailand’s dream coast! With its magnificent beaches and white, soft sand, glistening aquamarine sea, towering limestone cliffs and jungle-covered isles, you’ll find it hard to tear yourself away from it all for the flight home!

Phuket Old Town is a must-visit, especially Soi Romanee—a small and vibrant street that boasts some of the town’s lovingly restored Sino-Portuguese architecture. It is now home to boutique cafés and guesthouses, and particularly magical when the Chinese lanterns cast their glow during night fall.

You could also book the Phuket Old Town Street Photoshoot to capture amazing moments in the local markets and street views rarely seen by tourists. Such an intimate photoshoot will leave you with stunning photographs and unforgettable memories you’ll cherish forever.

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Love Kuala Lumpur

Our northern neighbour is another destination that is also just over an hour’s flying time from Singapore! Malaysia’s bustling capital boasts an impressive skyline with domes, minarets, and ultra modern high-rise buildings. You’ll find yourself weaving through big, shiny shopping malls, charming boutiques, and vibrant street markets to cop the trendiest finds. You’ll also adore the verdant parks, creative contemporary art and design scene, a tasteful riverbank regeneration project and striking architecture. Exploring the streets of Kuala Lumpur will transport you from the vibrant present to nostalgic past!

Fun fact: Kuala Lumpur is home to the Petronas Twin Towers, the tallest twin buildings in the world!

Incredible Indonesia

There’s so much more to Indonesia than Bali! Indonesia comprises 17,000 islands and is one of the most picturesque areas in the world to explore. The five volcanoes next to each other in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in East Java to Jakarta are diverse Southeast Asian treasures.

So what to do, and where to go? If your kids or partner love jungle trekking, East Java is home to some of the world’s most stunning tropical forests. A great option for an active holiday and potentially a great bonding experience!

If you would like to delve deep into culture, the Prambanan collection of temples in Yogyakarta will enchant you with their stunning architecture and air of sanctity. While the nation’s capital, Jakarta, is also a vibrant cultural and entertainment metropolis overflowing with food stalls, museums, performing arts centres, amusement arcades, restaurants, and a great nightlife and character to call its own.

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