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Best Free Things to Do in Singapore

Best Free Things to Do in Singapore August 22, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Singapore is an expensive city by anyone’s standards and so is often avoided by budget travellers. Yes, beer costs around USD$12.00 a pint, and the shops are full of designer goodies that most people can’t afford, but it is possible to visit Singapore on a budget. And to prove it to you, we’ve...

One Day in Singapore

One Day in Singapore August 18, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Thousands of people every year choose to spend a night or two in Singapore as they break their long journey across the globe.  If you are one of these travellers who only have one day to spend in Singapore, then here we give you some ideas of how to squeeze in a lot in your short time in the city. Breakfast If...

Layover in Singapore

Layover in Singapore August 5, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Singapore’s location between East and West makes the city a popular layover destination for world travellers connecting between Europe, Australasia and the rest of Asia. In fact, Changi Airport is the seventh busiest international airport in the world, serving more than 100 international airlines flying...

Great Singapore Sale

Great Singapore Sale May 31, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Everyone in Singapore is going shopping mad as the Great Singapore Sale kicked off at the weekend. Running until 24th July, the Great Singapore Sale sees all shops and malls going discount crazy, with prices dropped by up to 70% in some cases. If your time is limited for sale shopping, then your best...

Treat Mum on Mother’s Day in Singapore

Treat Mum on Mother’s Day in Singapore May 6, 2011 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday. This year, instead of just sending her a card, or a bunch of flowers, why not treat your Dear Mum to something special to say thanks for all she’s done for you in the past! Here are some suggestions. Pamper her Every mum deserves some ‘me’ time every now and again,...

Singapore’s Multi-Cultural Temples

Singapore’s Multi-Cultural Temples April 29, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
The cultural melting pot of Singapore means that the number and variety of religious sights to visit is staggering. The government’s promotion of racial harmony means that all races and religions live side by side in overlapping communities, and it’s not uncommon to find a Chinese Temple,...

The Other Orchid Garden

The Other Orchid Garden April 6, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Singapore is world-famous for its orchids, and one of the top visitor attractions in the city is the National Orchid Garden nestled within the Botanic Gardens. And little wonder – it really is a spectacular collection of orchids – over 1,000 species and 2,000 hybrids in a beautifully landscaped setting. But...

Romantic Singapore

Romantic Singapore February 11, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
As Valentine’s Day looms, it’s all about romance this weekend in Singapore. We’ve already brought you some great ideas for romantic restaurants in Singapore, but we all know that romance is about much more than eating and drinking, so here are some other ideas on how to woo your honey. It doesn’t...

Chinese New Year Traditions

Chinese New Year Traditions January 27, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
With the Year of the Rabbit just around the corner, here’s a beginners guide as to how you can get into the spirit of Chinese New Year: 1. Spring Clean It’s important to start each New Year afresh, which means undertaking a thorough spring cleaning of your life and home. Your house should be...

Five Family-Friendly Christmas Activities

Five Family-Friendly Christmas Activities December 3, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
It’s December already and the local schools are on holiday – which can mean only one thing… Christmas is coming! So how exactly do you go about entertaining the family during the Christmas in Singapore? Here are some ideas to keep all the aunties, uncles and restless children entertained throughout...