Singapore‘s Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research may not rank among the city’s top attractions, but animal and natural history lovers will enjoy the collection, particularly on those days when the weather’s not cooperating and you need to get out of the rain.
April 2, 2013
Siloso is one of the nicest and most vibrant beaches on Sentosa Island, and the area around it has a lot to offer as well. The following features distinguish Siloso Point as the go-to destination for Singapore’s premiere island retreat.
November 20, 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 the 1800s) can be just what the doctor ordered.
November 9, 2012
There are many sights and attractions to see in Singapore, but in the interest of brevity, I’ll stick to the former. The following are a few of the best areas from which to take in incredible sweeping vistas of the city-state.
October 30, 2012
Famed for its extraordinary modernity and economic expansion, Singapore is also steadily gaining a well-earned reputation as a metropolis that is intelligently planned and laid out; even the relatively slight number of undeveloped green spaces are maximized to an incredible extent.
October 12, 2012
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.
August 30, 2012
The internet has done wonders for travelers. With one click we can book flights and hotels, find things to do, translate a word or phrase, find a map to tell us where we are, calculate a currency conversion and connect with other travelers and locals. With the rise of smartphones and tablets, we can even do it on the go…but sometimes for a very high fee. All those apps on an iPhone or iPad eat up data and we’ve all heard the horror stories of some unlucky traveler who came home to find a several-thousand dollar phone bill. If you want to stay connected on the go without the worry of an exorbitant bill, consider renting an iPad in Singapore.
August 17, 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 fruit with distinctive odor and a sharp thorny husk that is unlike anything else you’re likely to have tried elsewhere.
August 7, 2012
Situated in Singapore’s new downtown Marina Bay next to the Marina Reservoir, the Gardens by the Bay development consists of three separate waterfront gardens (Bay South, Bay East and Bay Central, respectively). The size and scope of the project is frankly astonishing. Altogether, Gardens spans more than 200 acres and represents the government’s effort to reimagine the city and create an iconic green space.
July 5, 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 Asia. A trip to this event, like most ambitious public projects undertaken in the hypermodern city-state these days, is an affair to remember. If you’ve got a green thumb, or hope to develop one, be sure to make a visit to this festival in Singapore.