Category: Things To Do

Win 2 free Escape Hunt Experience Singapore passes!

September 8, 2014

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Enter to win 2 free Escape Hunt Experience Singapore passes! It’s a great group oriented activity for all ages!

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Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore

September 7, 2014

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Chinese Mooncakes

Unlike other Mid-Autumn Festivals that take place in spots like Hong Kong and Taiwan, which are only celebrated on the days surrounding the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore runs for just over a month. Singapore has a large Chinatown and Chinese community that helps bring this large celebration to life […]

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Shopping on Iconic Orchard Road

August 1, 2014

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Shopping on Singapore's iconic Orchard Road is a must-do experience for any traveler visiting the city.

Iconic Orchard Road is the commercial heart of Singapore, and a visit can mean only one thing: shopping. 

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Romantic Things to Do in Singapore

May 9, 2014

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View from the Singapore Flyer. Photo courtesy of Caitriana Nicholson via Flickr.

If you’re traveling to Singapore with your significant other, you’ll find the city ripe with romantic possibilities. Here are just a few ideas for romantic things to do in Singapore.

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Singapore’s Katong Neighborhood

April 11, 2014

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Katong District in Singapore

If Singapore’s modern skyscrapers are getting to be too much, take a step back in time to a Singapore of yesteryear in the historical Katong neighborhood.

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10 Unusual Foods to Try in Singapore

March 14, 2014

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Fish ball noodles. Photo courtesy of thienzieyung via Flickr.

Singapore is undeniably one of the world’s best foodie destinations, thanks in part to is blend of cultural influences that have created the ultimate fusion cuisine experience. In a place with such varied dishes and ingredients, it’s no surprise that some are a bit more odd than others. For all the adventurous eaters out there, here are 10 unusual foods to try in Singapore.

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New Year’s Eve Events in Singapore

December 20, 2013

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New Year's Eve at Singapore's Marina Bay

As a major hub for travelers around the world, there is perhaps no country in Asia more qualified to take on the extravagance and worldly appeal of New Year’s Eve than Singapore. Indeed, all around town from high-end hotels to public spaces, there is a place for everyone to join in the world’s most famous countdown.

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How to Get to Sentosa Island

November 22, 2013

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Sentosa Express. Photo courtesy of alantankenghoe via Flickr.

Sentosa Island has become one of Singapore’s premier tourist destinations and a favorite spot for a quick tropical escape from the big city. The island just off Singapore’s southern coast is home to Universal Studios, an aquarium, beaches, resorts and opportunities for island-hopping to nearby islands. If you’re planning to visit, here’s everything you need to know about how to get to Sentosa Island.

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Singapore’s Marina Bay

November 1, 2013

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Merlion at Marina Bay. Photo courtesy of Erwin Soo via Flickr.

On the shores of Singapore’s Marina Bay, you’ll find some of the most luxurious hotels, a lovely waterfront promenade and the best views of the skyline, particularly at night.

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The Colonial History of Singapore

October 11, 2013

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National Museum of Singapore. Photo courtesy of William Cho via Flickr.

As an important trade port in the Malacca Straits by the nineteenth century, Singapore was of great strategic value to colonial forces in Asia at the time. Consequently, the swampy island was largely under British control until 1959. During your stay in this city famous for its hodgepodge of cultures, take some time to explore the colonial history of Singapore.

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