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  • Katong neighbourhood and Joo Chiat Rd.There is some more of those embellished shop fronts preserved on Joo Chiat Rd in Katong neighbourhood, so I went down there to see some more of it. I had dinner of dumplings and Peranakan cookies. [img= Posted by baixing in No Fixed Address | Jan 17, 2015
  • Canberra to SingaporeToday marks the start of our journey. Canberra obliged by turning on a crisp Winter's day -4.6°C. A quick trip to the airport and no crowds, we're here at 08:00 for a 10:00 flight. Managed to negotiate Posted by greynomadm in 2017-06 UK & Artic Cruise | Jun 5, 2017
  • Singapore SlingWell, it may have been a flying visit, but we managed to pack in quite a lot in 48 hours. After around 24 kilometres of walking and a few underground trains, we have seen - Raffles (this included the obligatory Posted by Mapstat in The Aird Adventure | May 21, 2017
  • What to do in Singapore for two days.I wasn't intending starting my blog until we'd reached our destination in Amsterdam but "shock! horror!" on checking my mail this morning I came across a message from saying they were clo Posted by LeanneR in My Travels | May 19, 2017
  • SingaporeMe and two friends started our trip in the middle of October 2016. We flew from Munich to Singapore and spent a couple of days in the humid city. Everything was quiet easy in the beginning even though we were Posted by maria'sworld in Adventure in Oz | May 4, 2017
  • Singapore and way beyond!!!!!29 April 2017 Off to Singapore today for a quick three day stop. [i]Sometimes people ask how we choose where to travel: wish/bucket lists, suggestions and sometimes I'll just see a photo and think "I just have to go there". For research, Posted by pjburke in It's the Journey....not the Destination | May 2, 2017
  • Side Track to SingaporeFrom Melaka I took a small detour out of Malaysia and into Singapore. I was quite excited about visiting Singapore City, especially to see all the amazing buildings like the Marina Bay Sands building and the iconic skyline. I got Posted by Libbytes in PhD Celebration Travel | Sep 10, 2014
  • Universal Studios, Singapore: Hollywood Extravaganza===Get ready for the ultimate Hollywood experience!! === Universal Studios, Singapore is a full day action-packed family entertainment package: [i]thrilling shows, heart-pound Posted by sheetal.goel in Trips and Clicks | Apr 4, 2017
  • Eil & Jen DO Asia ==Ahoy There, Sailors...== [map=1010606 lat=-4.788003041104 Posted by TravellingLight in Travelling Light | Mar 31, 2017
  • Singapore 🇸🇬 ==Singapore 🇸🇬 March 18-21== Singapore History Modern Singapore was founded by The British by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles. the British were looking for a port for trading goods. Being such a big travel hub many immigrants were drawn in from Ind Posted by ohansn in Liv travels here, there, and everywhere | Mar 27, 2017
  • We're here. We made it. No one died. Not even Kiwi!The Arrival As soon as I opened the airline carrier, an angry little ball of feathers shot out like a bolt. Never again would Kiwi let himself be trapped inside of Posted by amyandwim in Our New Life in Singapore | Mar 26, 2017
  • Farewell to SingaporeIt was late when we returned from Melaka andI volunteered to prepare dinner the next day. Partly to thank HyeJung and Pauline for their company, and Pauline especially for hosting us 2 nights. Partly because after more than a month Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 22, 2017
  • Pauline and HyeJungThe two ladies are Shin’s best friends in Singapore, where they shared a lot of their lives for many years. Pauline and HyeJung are fantastic people and I have now met them a number of times. We travelled with HyeJung Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 21, 2017
  • SandsFor many years the Singapore government did not allow gambling, as it was not part of the Asian Values that it promoted, and it feared that gambling would have a destructive impact on the morality of the population. There were Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 20, 2017
  • ChinatownThe chapter on China town will be shorter than the one on Boat Quay, and the pictures limited, for the same reason: there is not much left from the historical Chinatown and the remainder has been turned in a commercial Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 20, 2017
  • Boat QuayBoat Quay used to be the interface between the main deepwater port and the city. The cargo was unloaded from the big ships and transferred to “bump boats” that then transferred the goods to the warehouses along Boat Quay, at Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 20, 2017
  • ECPSingapore is more or less a triangle, more or less diamond shaped, opinions vary. 40km wide, 30 km high, with the main business centre and the posh residential area in the south. The iconic landmarks are located in middle Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 16, 2017
  • Belgian nightExpats come and go in Singapore and their expected stay seldom exceeds 3 years. . I was extremely fortunate to get two contract renewals and survive 9.5 years. It’s an expensive place to live, especially with children. After some Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 16, 2017
  • Michelin laksaIt made the news even in the Belgian newspapers: Michelin had given special awards to a few popular Singaporese foodstalls. One of them was the shop where according to legend the Singapore Laksa was created, along Tanjong Katong road. Laksa Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 16, 2017
  • PeranakanPeranakan is the denomination of the Chinese immigrants who settled in Malaysia in the 15th to 17th century and over the generations developed a language, architecture, culinary tradition and garderobe that was a unique blend of Malay and Chinese (mainly Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 16, 2017
  • Top 10 of my Singapore dictionary As I’m walking the streets of Singapore, names, patterns and habits that have forgotten over the years come back to life. I lived and worked here for almost 10 years, and the memories are mostly happy. Entering the airport terminal, Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 16, 2017
  • AmahAmah and Ayah are denominations for fulltime inhouse domestic helpers. They cook, clean, let the dogs out, babysit and take otherwise care of the children, wash the cars, do the laundry and whatever you want. When I was living here Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 16, 2017
  • MiloAccording to Nestle, Milo is “ a delicious chocolate malt energy drink fortified with vitamins and minerals”. Hugely popular in Singapore, I remember my amazement when I had to pay for the first time for the kitchen supplies at our Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 16, 2017
  • GeylangI return to the log after a short burnout. The light is too bright to type outside at a terrace, and the Airbnb apartment where we stay is so small that it activates the tiniest of claustrophobic genes. This being Posted by jefvincent in not the end of the road | Mar 15, 2017
  • 24 Hours in Singapore Survived the flight even managed to get some sleep. Checked into Royal Hotel at Newton (not as grand as it sounds, but fine). Took a taxi to see the Gardens by the Bay which was a bit like Di Posted by ADVENTURE2017 in Our Grand Tour Downunder | Mar 13, 2017
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