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Singapore’s Chinatown – a photo tour

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

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...

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...

What’s so special about Changi Airport?

What’s so special about Changi Airport? January 10, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More
Singapore’s Changi Airport is the seventh busiest international airport in the world, serving more than 100 international airlines flying to some 210 cities worldwide. It is also known to be one of the best airports in the world and is often awarded as such by various international travel magazines. But...

Five Places to Propose in Singapore

Five Places to Propose in Singapore October 17, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
If romance is in the air, and you are looking to pop the question to that special someone in your life, then here is our pick of the best five places to propose in Singapore. Lights twinkling below you is always a good way to set the mood for romance, and the views don’t get much better than aboard...

Best Views in Singapore

Best Views in Singapore October 14, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
As Singapore’s highest natural point, Bukit Timah Hill is only 163.3 metres high (compared to the tallest buildings peaking at 280m), it is no surprise that most of the best viewpoints in Singapore are manmade. Here is our pick of the best places to take in the view in Singapore – don’t forget...

How to get from Changi airport into Singapore

How to get from Changi airport into Singapore September 28, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Changi airport is close to the centre of Singapore and there are various options for making the journey into town, depending on your time availability and budget. Here’s our quick guide on how to get into Singapore from Changi airport. Taxi The quickest and most convenient way of getting into town...

Using Public Transport in Singapore

Using Public Transport in Singapore September 27, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
The public transport system in Singapore is excellent – the buses and MRT (underground/subway) are safe, efficient, clean, cheap and air-conditioned. The MRT links most major parts of the city and is favoured by most visitors as the easiest, quickest and most comfortable way to explore the island....

Singapore on $50.00 a Day

Singapore on $50.00 a Day August 29, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
As one of the most expensive cities in the world, Singapore is not at the top of most budget travellers’ bucket lists. However, it is still possible to enjoy the city, even if you can’t afford to shop in the Orchard Road designer showrooms or eat in the celebrity chef restaurants.  Yes, even on...
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