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.
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2012
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 ...
Almost as synonymous with Singapore as Sentosa Island, Singapore’s Little India is really a sight in and of itself. Lose yourself in this world within a world through a day walking tour – guided or ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, July 2012
Southeast Asia ’s most distinctly modern city-state of Singapore commemorates the anniversary of its independence from Malaysia
during the second week of August (National Day is August 9). The ...
While not as established (or as cheap) as other spa destinations in Southeast Asia ( Thailand and Indonesia ,
for example), the Singaporean spa scene is definitely up-and-coming.
There are ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, November 2012
If you’re seeking a respite from the extreme cleanliness and modernity of Singapore during a visit to the city-state, the so-called Arab Quarter (originally home to Singapore’s Malay royalty in ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, July 2011
Open 365 days a year, the Singapore Zoo (commonly known as the Mandai Zoo) is a favorite among locals in Singapore and international travelers alike. Famous for its signature night safaris and its ...
English-language accessible theatre in Singapore
is currently a solo act—namely, the Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT).
This state of affairs may change, as there is coursework being taught on
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2011
1. Skyscraper Infinity Pool
If it’s true that the city-state of Singapore is what you’d get if Los Angeles had been financed by the Chinese and designed by the Swedes, then the infinity pool atop ...
Singapore has one of the most unique and interesting cuisines in all of Asia. Sporting some of the most colorful dishes you will ever see, the small country utilizes a surprisingly large array of ...
Written by ROD C, Australia, October 2011
It's easy to stay at a big glass and concrete tower in Singapore: the place is full of them and in some ways it makes sense to immerse yourself in the same surroundings that the Singaporeans do each ...
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Hop-on Hop-off Singapore Bus
Take a hop-on hop-off Singapore bus tour and see the best of Singapore. Explore the city from the top of an open-top double-decker bus, with 22 stops located around Singapore!