Articles Tagged ‘sightseeing’

Singapore’s Chinatown – a photo tour

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

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...

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...

Top 10 Off the Beaten Path Things to Do in Singapore

Top 10 Off the Beaten Path Things to Do in Singapore December 17, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
There’s nothing wrong with visiting the most popular attractions in a city, but sometimes you just want to escape the crowds and head to those that are off the beaten track a little. If you prefer to enjoy a little peace and tranquillity while you explore Singapore, then check out our top ten off the...

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...

Impressive Architecture in Singapore

Impressive Architecture in Singapore September 14, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
For architecture fans, there are plenty of impressive buildings to admire in Singapore. The juxtaposition of old and new in the skyline epitomises this city that celebrates its colonial past, whilst embracing its fast-paced and energetic present. The arrival of the Marina Bay Sands hotel and casino complex...

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...

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...