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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...

HSBC Women’s Champions

HSBC Women’s Champions February 22, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
This weekend sees the return of the HSBC Women’s Champions, giving the people of Singapore the opportunity to watch the best players in women’s golf in action. This four-day event runs from 24th – 27th February. Widely regarded as Asia’s Major, this LPGA Tour event will see the world’s top...

War Museums of Singapore

War Museums of Singapore February 15, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Today, 15th February, marks the anniversary of the Fall of Singapore. On this day in 1942, Singapore was the site of one of the British army’s most embarrassing defeats in history, when General Percival surrendered Singapore to the Japanese.  The two years that followed this fateful decision saw the...

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...

Chingay Parade

Chingay Parade February 9, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
We’re still celebrating Chinese New Year here in Singapore! This weekend, the annual Chingay Parade will entertain the masses with its extravaganza of colour and cultural diversity. The word Chingay comes from the Hokkien dialect for “the art of masquerade”. The festival began as a Chinese neighbourhood...

Restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Singapore

Restaurants for Valentine’s Day in Singapore February 3, 2011 | Food | Read More
It’s nearly Valentine’s Day again – that time when we all feel obliged to be show a little romance to our other halves – buy gifts, flowers, cards and treat him or her to an romantic dinner a deux. Many people prefer to hide away on this night of the year, embarrassed by the over-enthusiastic...

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...

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...

Live Music coming soon to Singapore

Live Music coming soon to Singapore January 11, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
All you live music fans are in for a treat in the coming weeks, with several big names about to grace our shores, promising memorable live music performances. February sees the Indoor Stadium hosting huge names such as Eric Clapton on Valentine’s Day and golden oldies The Eagles a few days later, while...
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