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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...

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...

Active Singapore

Active Singapore April 19, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
For many people the idea of a perfect holiday is fine dining, leisurely cocktails and complete relaxation. Other people yawn at the mere thought of this ideal, and would rather be out there exploring, getting fit, and working up a sweat – for those of you out there, here are some ideas on how to get...

Vertical Marathon

Vertical Marathon November 18, 2010 | Events | Read More
This Sunday sees fitness fanatics from across Singapore competing in the Vertical Marathon. This endurance challenge, which has been running since 1987, sees participants racing to the top of South East Asia’s tallest hotel, as they take on all 73 storeys of the Swissotel the Stamford. That’s a...

Barclays Singapore Open

Barclays Singapore Open November 12, 2010 | Events | Read More
Calling all golf fans! If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, then head on over to Sentosa to follow all your favourite players, as they battle it out to win the Barclays Singapore Open. The competition kicked off yesterday on Sentosa Golf Club’s Serapong Course, and will continue over...

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...

National Art Gallery Open House

National Art Gallery Open House October 8, 2010 | Events, What's New | Read More
Tomorrow, the National Art Gallery will throw open its doors to the public for one weekend only. Head on down to the Padang for a sneak preview and a wander around those historical buildings – the Old Supreme Court and City Hall – which are currently being transformed into the nation’s largest...

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...

Singapore’s Top Ten Free Activities

Singapore’s Top Ten Free Activities May 27, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Singapore reached the top ten in the Cost of Living Survey from Mercer for the first time last year, meaning it’s certainly not a cheap city to hang out in. So if one too many Singapore Slings has left you counting your coins, here are ten activities to enjoy in Singapore that won’t cost you a cent.   1....
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