i think this is my longest layover ever. our group decided to check in at one of the many lounges in the airport (not the SQ lounge, unfortunately). i actually got to use the shower! nice to feel refreshed after flying for 12 hours. so what is there to do in changi besides eat and shop? i explored terminal 3 and found out.
you can sit comfortably in one of many soft armchairs:
check your mail and facebook:
watch TV (this area had around a dozen wide-screen TVs):
take a free singapore tour--there are two to choose from (but you have to sign up an hour before the scheduled two-hour tour):
watch a movie in an honest-to-goodness cinema:
and here's what's showing!
check into a mini-hotel:
take the train from terminal 3 to 2 and back:
visit the butterfly garden:
here's a close-up of one of the residents!