Articles by mariannerogerson

Singapore Grand Prix

Singapore Grand Prix April 20, 2012 | Events | Read More
Singapore is once again gearing up for the Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix, arguably the city’s biggest event, and the only night-time Formula 1 race in the world. In 2008, the Singapore Grand Prix burst onto the Formula 1 calendar as one of the most dramatic additions to the sport. Now in its...

Singapore’s Chinatown – a photo tour

Singapore’s Chinatown – a photo tour March 29, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More

Must-Try Singapore Dishes

Must-Try Singapore Dishes March 22, 2012 | Food | Read More
One of the joys of travelling is trying out the local cuisine, and Singapore is rightly famous for its food. The city’s mix of ethnic cultures makes for a varied culinary landscape, so have fun checking out some of our picks of the must-try local dishes of Singapore. Chilli Crab Fresh Sri Lankan crabs...

Shopping in Singapore

Shopping in Singapore March 14, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
Singapore is a shopper’s paradise, with shopping malls galore, plenty of street stalls, and more brand names than you can imagine. For high street fashion and designer labels, your first stop should be Orchard Road – the highest concentration of shopping malls in the world. But where to begin? For...

Singapore Outdoors: Escape the City

Singapore Outdoors: Escape the City March 5, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
The fast-paced action of Singapore make it a fun and exciting city to visit… but sometimes the skyscrapers, traffic and bustling population can all become a bit much, and there are times when you may want to escape the city and seek some peace and tranquillity. The Botanic Gardens is one of the most...

Wet Markets of Singapore

Wet Markets of Singapore February 28, 2012 | Food | Read More
For an authentic shopping experience away from the organised calm of the air-conditioned malls, head down to a local wet market to take in the sights and sounds of local Singapore. Named because of the vast quantities of melting ice, and the constant washing-down of the fish and meat stalls, the wet...

Five Cool Hotel Swimming Pools in Singapore

Five Cool Hotel Swimming Pools in Singapore February 24, 2012 | Hotels | Read More
One of the luxuries of staying in a fabulous hotel in the tropics is spending a leisurely few hours chilling by the pool. If this sounds like your idea of holiday bliss, then check out our roundup of five of the best hotel swimming pools in Singapore: Marina Bay Sands The rooftop pool on the 57th floor...

Ethnic Enclaves of Singapore

Ethnic Enclaves of Singapore February 21, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
When Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of modern Singapore, drew up his Town Plan of 1822, he divided the city into ethnic enclaves in order to divide the living quarters of the racially diverse population. While Singapore is in no way racially segregated today, these neighbourhoods have maintained their...

Five Beautiful Buddhist Temples in Singapore

Five Beautiful Buddhist Temples in Singapore February 13, 2012 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
A third of Singapore’s population is Buddhist, and so it is no surprise that there are so many beautiful Buddhist temples here. A visit to one of these temples is not only to admire the architectural beauty, it is also an excellent way to learn about the religion, culture and background of the devotees...

Happy Hour in Singapore

Happy Hour in Singapore January 31, 2012 | Nightlife | Read More
Singapore is an expensive place to drink, with a bottle of beer setting you back around $15.00 and a glass of wine or cocktail about the same. But you will be pleased to know that there are several happy hour deals to be had at various bars around the island. Here we highlight a couple of happy hour...