Articles for Photo Friday

Friday Photo: Singapore Art Museum

Friday Photo: Singapore Art Museum November 5, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
Today’s Friday Photo is of the Singapore Art Museum. Here you can view the world’s largest public collection of modern and contemporary South-East Asian art. With over 7,000 Singapore and South-East Asian artworks, the collection includes paintings, sculptures, multimedia installations, drawings,...

Friday Photo: Harbour Cruise

Friday Photo: Harbour Cruise October 29, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
A harbour cruise is a great way to gain a different perspective of Singapore. The Imperial Cheng Ho is a modern Chinese junk boat operated by Watertours, and has three daily sailings. The cruise sails from Marina South Pier and winds its way in amongst the queuing container ships to give fantastic views...

Friday Photo: Saris in Little India

Friday Photo: Saris in Little India October 22, 2010 | Events, Photo Friday | Read More
Today’s Photo Friday is of Sari material for sale at the Tekka Centre in Little India. Now is a great time to visit Little India as Singapore is celebrating Deepavali – the Hindu ‘festival of lights’. Deepavali is the most important festival in Hinduism, and is the celebration of good over evil,...

Friday Photo: the Grand Prix circuit

Friday Photo: the Grand Prix circuit September 24, 2010 | Events, Photo Friday | Read More
All the excitement this weekend is about the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, so today’s Friday Photo shows an aerial shot of some of the race track. The long straight road you see towards the left of the photo, beneath the Swissotel the Stamford is St Andrews Road. The next few nights will see the...

Bonsais at the Chinese Garden

Bonsais at the Chinese Garden September 17, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
The Chinese Garden is based in the west of Singapore and is modelled on the northern Chinese imperial style of architecture and landscaping, integrating architectural features with the natural environment. Here you’ll find several Chinese structures such as rainbow bridges, arch buildings, and pagodas,...

Friday Photo: Sultan Mosque

Friday Photo: Sultan Mosque September 10, 2010 | Events, Photo Friday | Read More
It’s a public holiday in Singapore today, with a weekend of celebration ahead to celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri (also called Hari Raya Puasa), or the end of Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting. So it seems fitting that today’s Friday Photo is of the Sultan Mosque (or Masjid Sultan), the largest...

Friday Photo: Bumboat on the Singapore River

Friday Photo: Bumboat on the Singapore River September 3, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
The Singapore River, once the lifeline of the nation, today provides us with some of the most picturesque views of Singapore. The neo-Palladian buildings that line its banks contrast with the soaring skyscrapers of the central business district, and many of the city’s most popular eating and drinking...

Friday Photo: Orchids at the National Orchid Garden

Friday Photo: Orchids at the National Orchid Garden August 27, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
The National Orchid Garden, in the heart of the Singapore Botanic Gardens is one of the highlights for many visitors to Singapore. This beautifully landscaped space allows you to wander among the largest display of tropical orchids in the world. There are over 1,000 species and 2,000 hybrids on display...

Friday Photo: Merlion

Friday Photo: Merlion August 20, 2010 | Photo Friday | Read More
The Merlion is Singapore’s mascot. This mythical creature has the head of a lion and the body of a fish. There are five Merlion statues to be found around Singapore – two of which can be found at Merlion Park where today’s Friday photo was taken. Merlion Park is a popular tourist attraction, with...

Friday Photo: Trishaw

Friday Photo: Trishaw August 13, 2010 | Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
Today’s Friday Photo is of a trishaw. Trishaws were introduced to Singapore in 1914, and were once a popular form of transport here. Today, however, motor power is obviously much more popular with locals preferring the air-conditioned comfort of trains, cars and buses, and it is mainly tourists who...