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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...

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...

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...

Music Matters Live

Music Matters Live May 24, 2011 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Music Matters Live kicks off in Singapore this weekend, offering three nights of live performances from 26th – 28th May, and it’s all FREE! Music Matters is a live international music festival, bringing together over 40 bands from 18 countries, with performances taking place in seven different live...

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,...

Sentosa Flowers

Sentosa Flowers February 2, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
It’s that time of year again, when Sentosa celebrates Spring (not that we actually notice a change of seasons in Singapore…) by putting on an awesome floral display for everyone to enjoy. This year’s event is themed “Spring Wonderland” and will feature more than 200 types of flowers, plants...

3 Ways to see in the Chinese New Year

3 Ways to see in the Chinese New Year January 31, 2011 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
It’s Chinese New Year’s Eve on Wednesday 2nd February, when we wave goodbye to the Year of the Tiger and welcome in the Year of the Rabbit. Singapore is already buzzing with the sound of drums and the excitement of the celebrations to come – but where will YOU be seeing in the New Year? If you...

River Hong Bao

River Hong Bao January 28, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
The River Hong Bao is one of Singapore’s great Chinese New Year traditions, and will this year be celebrating its 25th anniversary. This year’s thirteen day festival will run from 1st to 13th February, and take place at the The Float @ Marina Bay, with the theme “Year of The Rabbit; Many Returns”....

Thaipusam – a feast for the eyes

Thaipusam – a feast for the eyes January 18, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
This week sees one Singapore’s most exciting and visually stunning festivals take place – Thaipusam. This Hindu festival of thanksgiving is held on the day of the full moon during the Tamil month Thai (usually January in our calendar), which this year falls on this Thursday 20th January. Thaipusam...

Chinatown Light-Up

Chinatown Light-Up January 13, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Singapore is busy making preparations for its Lunar New Year Celebrations which will see us waving goodbye to the Year of the Tiger and ushering in the Year of the Rabbit. Not surprisingly, one of the best places to head during these Chinese New Year celebrations, is Chinatown. Head on down to this vibrant...
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