Singapore Travel Tips
Singapore has traded in its rough-and-ready opium dens for towers of glass, and its steamy rickshaw image for hi-tech wizardry, but you can still recapture the colonial era with a gin sling under the languorous ceiling fans at Raffles Hotel.
At first glance Singapore appears shockingly modern, but this is an undeniably Asian city with Chinese, Malay and Indian traditions. It's these contrasts that bring the city to life.
Though Sentosa Island
may not be the best place to mix with locals (a stiff entry fee is
levied against permanent residents and Singaporean citizens), this
Universal Studios-themed resort that ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, December 2012
When packing your bag for Singapore ,
don’t forget to pack some comfortable shoes, a credit card and a hefty
amount of determination to tackle the shopper’s paradise that is this
Those in the know may try to keep this secret to themselves, but word is out about the number one shopping destination in Singapore – and it isn’t Orchard Road ! Editor’s Note: This ...
There’s more to Singapore
than just the shopping! The international hub also boasts a wealth of
natural attractions including one-of-a-kind animal encounters on Sentosa . Editor’s Note: This ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2011
Happily, the collection at the blandly named Singapore Art Museum (SAM)
is anything but. Opened in 1996, the museum boasts the largest public
collection of modern and contemporary Southeast Asian ...
Among the FIA Formula One motor race locations, the Singapore Grand Prix rivals the most famous and well-established races, even the world famous event held at Monaco
each year. The races are ...
Perhaps Singapore’s best known attraction: the Singapore Flyer .
Standing at 165 meters (540 feet) it is the world’s largest observation
wheel and a wonderful way to become acquainted with ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, July 2012
The Singapore Garden Festival is the first international garden show of
its kind to bring such a wide array of flora under one roof in Southeast
A trip to this event, like most ambitious ...
The city-state of Singapore
offers many activities worth checking out. Among these, harbor cruises
are a good choice for newcomers to the area looking to get their
bearings. Editor’s Note: ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, June 2011
A pop culture driven celebration of science and technology, the Singapore Science Centre contains an observatory, an OMNIMAX theater, and over 850 exhibits in eight different exhibition galleries. ...
The pleasures of island hopping amid Singapore’s
southern islands are just the thing for travelers seeking beautiful
sunsets, nature reserves, temples, bungalows and beaches. The following
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2013
Any property expert will tell you that one of the key elements that make for a truly great city is the size and utilization of public park area. People need an outlet after long periods of time in ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, May 2012
is the go-to destination for travelers looking for a dose of cultural
stimulation. Dating, as it does, at least as far back as the 13th
century, the district is one of the ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
Running through Singapore ’s
central business district, the Geylang neighborhood is notorious as a
red light district. That said, it is a good place to find cheap lodging
and durian: a local ...
Haw Par Villa is a Chinese mythological theme park in Singapore ,
located along Pasir Panjang Road. It is without a doubt one of the most
unique tourist destinations you’re likely to encounter ...
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