Singapore is often regarded as the gateway to Southeast Asia (or the world, depending on how you see it). Just hop onto a plane at Changi Airport and you’ll be able to delve into a completely different culture and marvel at some of the most fascinating landscapes in the region. That makes it easy to get away — even if just for the weekend.

With the Chinese New Year (CNY) holidays coming up, there’s no better time to plan a weekend getaway. Maybe you just need a breather after reunion dinners with relatives; or maybe you have a few days of leave to clear. Whatever your reason is, it’s not too late to book tickets for a last-minute getaway this coming CNY break.

Here, we’ve scoured five neighbouring destinations that you can escape to this February.