Haw Par Villa could easily be one of the most unique theme parks in the world. Simply put, how many theme parks in the world revolve around religion, life and hell? Probably just this one! The private villa that became Singapore first theme park Haw Par Villa was formerly known as the Tiger Balm Garden. […]
When in Singapore, do as the Singaporeans do. Follow this maxim to a T and you are sure to have a great holiday in Singapore. But, if you choose to ignore these, the “fine” city may make your travels an expensive affair. Singapore’s exemplary civic obedience did not arrive easy. It was achieved through stringent rules and regulations that has made the country a safe haven with negligible crime rates. As tourists, it is good to be aware of these rules to avoid unnecessary troubles during your stay!
Did Singapore import its National Dish? Heralded as Singapore’s “national dish”, Hainanese chicken rice is one of the local dishes tourists must not miss. But, why is it that Singapore has a Hainanese dish as its ‘national dish’. Did Singapore just import it straight from Hainan Island? Not to add to the “Singapore-is-not-in-China” confusion, Hainanese […]
Thrift Shopping in Singapore – Where You Need to Go We all know that thrift shopping is fairly common in other countries, but I don’t think the hype’s been picked up in Singapore yet. But did you know that Singapore actually has a thriving thrift store industry ? Give it a shot and you’ll be […]
“It’s for charity and it’ll be fun”, I told myself as I forced my eyes open at 630am on Sunday morning. Considering that I generally wake up past 1030am on the weekends, waking up this early was a huge struggle. But I did it and even did something meaningful over the weekend. Read on to […]
Source Even though 2017 is coming to an end, there are still numerous exciting events popping up all across the island. With the children on their school holidays and the need to clear all your annual leave, stay in Singapore this festive season to see what’s in store for you. With 12 festive events, that’s […]
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Is the Singapore Philatelic Museum worth a visit? This rare museum is a hidden gem in Singapore that is good for philatelists, the family with kids, and just about anyone else. Find out why we feel it is a worthy detour from Clarke Quay or National Gallery, and what you should look out for while you are there!
Halal cafes are not just about kuehs & tehs. Meatballs, pastries, chicken rice & more...we provide you a list of halal cafes with interesting halal treats you must try in Singapore!
Visiting Bukit Timah Nature Reserve? Check out our pre-trip 360 videos before you go, and our useful visitor guide to the place, things to do & prep!
Planning a trip to sunny Singapore? The city-state is a favourite travel destination for visitors all over the world. Singapore’s modern skyscrapers hint at its economic hub status, while the noisy heartland neighbourhoods provide a glimpse into its multicultural diversity.
Vaunted to be the best escape plan from the angular urban construct of Singapore, the MacRitchie Reservoir is more than just a catchment area for Singapore's national water needs. The sheer amount of diversity in wildlife, flora and fauna in the heart of Singapore, makes this nature reserve a national treasure worth wandering to. Get inspired by these 7 things of wonder that you can do at the MacRitchie Reservoir.
Do you know the story of how Singapore fell to the Japanese in only six days? Or what life was like in Singapore during the Japanese Occupation? What about Singapore’s sentiments after the British returned to Singapore?
For most Singaporeans, the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is a part of everyday life. But if you were to ask them about the origins of MRT names like Tiong Bahru, Toa Payoh, and Tampines, the ordinary citizen would respond only with blank stares (or cheeky jokes).
Constantly finding new things to do in Singapore can be a chore. How many times can you visit the same shopping malls, restaurants, and tourist attractions? Fortunately, there are new places to see all the time. Take, for example, the newly-opened Clip 'n Climb at HomeTeam NS Tampines.
The TreeTop Walk Singapore is a place hikers and nature lovers traveling to Singapore should not miss. This guide will tell you how to prepare for your trip to TreeTop Walk and what you can expect to see on the trail.
On 14 November 2016, the moon will swing as close to the Earth as it has ever been in almost 70 years. At only 356,509 km away, this supermoon will possibly be the biggest and brightest moon that you’ll see in your lifetime.
The durian, as the king of fruits, is both loved and reviled. The famous (or infamous) fruit is unparalleled in both taste and smell. As Singaporeans say, it “tastes like heaven and smells like hell”.
Although most durian stalls are willing to pack your chosen durian into styrofoam boxes to go, it’s always best to eat a durian on the spot. After all, you’re not even allowed to bring your durian onto public transport anyway! Here are a few of the best places to eat durian in Singapore.
Not all durians are created equal. Some are better than others. The big question is: How to choose a durian that stands out from the rest? You want a durian with flesh that’s and creamy, not dry and rubbery. Many durian aficionados also prefer flavours that are complex and rich.
We all have our own quirks and preferences when it comes to travelling, some more bizarre than others. Do some of these types of tourists sound familiar to you? Take the quiz at the end and find out which tourist stereotype best describes you!
The Singapore Sling is, as its name suggests, a Singaporean creation. Invented in the 1900s by bartender Ngiam Tong Boon, the original cocktail has inspired numerous reproductions and reinterpretations.
Malay food in Singapore takes on many forms. There’s traditional Malay cuisine, along with variations influenced by Indonesian, Indian-Muslim, Middle-Eastern, and Peranakan cultures.
Getting around in Singapore is easy. There are bus stops at every corner, at least one MRT station at every district, and taxis readily available just by sticking your hand out by the road or booking on an app.
Visiting Singapore and unsure what to take back with you for family or friends? You do not have to resort to getting fridge magnets and snow globes. To help you out, we have curated a list of delightful yet quirky Singapore souvenirs that captures the very soul of the nation.
Ah, the colossal beauty that is Mustafa Singapore. Located in the heart of Little India, the 400,000-square-foot space is home to over 300,000 items and is open 24/7 — making it a haven for local and foreign shopaholics alike.
The zombie apocalypse has been a plot staple in numerous horror movies, but where should you hide if the undead really roamed Singapore’s pretty streets? Mustafa Singapore, of course! And here are five important reasons why this place will be your best hideout.