Our RWS staycation package comes with two adult free passes to Universal Studio Singapore (USS). Two years ago, I said I would not be coming to USS for a very very long time. Time files and I’m back here again.
Its a slow dark ride where you join Elmo and Super Grover in a journey to outer space to look for the villain who stole the Spaghetti. Strangely Xavier seems visually unhappy after the ride. When I asked him why, he says he don’t like the sesame street friends. Mummy on the other hand is all smiles with Elmo beside her.
Right beside this attraction, we found a little machine that seems fun to play. It has large lever where you can turn to “Press A Penny”. What it does is for $2, it will press a penny with design of your choice as you turn the lever. We did some when we were overseas in Disneyland but those where just a button press and the machines will automatically press one for you. These ones where you turn the lever manually to press the penny seems more fun. Xavier and even Lucas are fighting with us to turn the lever.
Here are our Press A Penny collection. The 2 rows of pennies on the left are from USS and those 2 rows on the right are from overseas. I love the newly pressed Elmo and Cookie Monster pennies. Although you can’t see it clearly in the photo, the detailing on the fur looks very good on the pennies.
The next area is Xavier’s favourite, Madagascar. It has the King Julien’s Beach Party-Go-Round that both boys can’t get enough of. It also has a slow dark ride call Madagascar: A Crate Adventure that you sit on a boat. Somehow Xavier loves this ride and request to go for it again.Well guess he likes Madagascar more than Sesame Street.
How can holiday be complete without shopping? Both Lilian and I went mad in the Sesame Street shop. The merchandise are so cute even Lucas was taking down all the cookie tins and lining them on the floor. I bought also almost all the sesame street character fridge magnets. So irresistible Xavier took the group photo for us, well done boy.
Sadly Xavier is still scare of mascots so he didn’t have any photos taken with mascots. Lilian and I both spare no chance getting close to the mascots. We love Kungffffuuuuuu…
Well at least they are okay as long as the object do not move, like this giant Hershey’s Chocolate syrup bottle.
See the visit to S.E.A. Aquarium on Day 1.