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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...

Wet Markets of Singapore

Wet Markets of Singapore February 28, 2012 | Food | Read More
For an authentic shopping experience away from the organised calm of the air-conditioned malls, head down to a local wet market to take in the sights and sounds of local Singapore. Named because of the vast quantities of melting ice, and the constant washing-down of the fish and meat stalls, the wet...

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...

Best Cheap Eats in Singapore

Best Cheap Eats in Singapore November 28, 2011 | Food | Read More
Singapore is not a cheap city by anyone’s standards. But for a city obsessed with designer brands and celebrity chefs, it is surprisingly easy to find cheap places to eat. For the most authentic culinary experience, all visitors should be sure to enjoy a meal in a local hawker centre at least once....

Best Neighbourhoods for the Foodie in Singapore

Best Neighbourhoods for the Foodie in Singapore November 22, 2011 | Food | Read More
Singapore is a food-obsessed nation so you won’t have to travel far to come across food stalls and restaurants selling all manner of delicious delicacies. However, there are a few standout areas within the city that you shouldn’t miss if you are dedicated to tantalising your tastebuds. Little India...

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,...

Spicy Singapore – 5 Top Indian Restaurants

Spicy Singapore – 5 Top Indian Restaurants March 29, 2011 | Food | Read More
Singapore’s large Indian population has done the city proud with their contribution to the culinary scene, and there is a vast selection of Indian restaurants to choose from throughout the city. Little India is the obvious place to head if you’re looking to fulfil a curry craving, where a wander...

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...

Best Cheap Hotels in Singapore

Best Cheap Hotels in Singapore January 14, 2011 | Hotels | Read More
Yes, the majority of accommodation in Singapore may be ritzy, glitzy five-star hotels but if you’re visiting town on a budget, fear not because it is possible to find somewhere to lay your head in Singapore without breaking the bank. Little India is the number one location of choice for backpackers...
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