Monthly Archives: March 2011

Arab Street: The Cloth District

At Serangoon Road you can find all kinds of beautiful silk sarees and at Arab Street there are all these lovely materials. All you now need is a good tailor.

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Nasrin Restaurant: Iranian Food at Baghdad Street

I am not a meat person, but even I found the kebab at Nasrin Restaurant at 12 Baghdad Street enticing. Nasrin is a Halal restaurant serving Iranian Food. Their opening hours are long indeed from 11.30 am – 3.00 am … Continue reading

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Blogging about Singapore’s Malay & Arab Quarter

Now that I am finally writing my posts on our Malay/Arab/Muslim Quarter, after taking loads of photos last week, I realize there is so much more for me to explore. I have just covered the tip of the iceberg. Decided … Continue reading

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Exploring Bussorah Street

I wanted to stop at this huge coffee shop called Kampong Glam Cafe to have tea. Maybe next time. This place was at 17 Bussorah Street. Even the birds love it here. Didn’t expect to see a Sasha’s & Company … Continue reading

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Exploring Kandahar Street

This post is from the walking and photo taking as we walked along Kandahar Street, after we had a yummy Nasi Padang lunch at Minang. Loved that this yellow car was parked across this yellow building in Kampong Glam.   … Continue reading

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3 Interesting Things I Saw at Kandahar Street

A yellow convertible. The cutest Sumo wrestler ashtray. A pretty Chinese Opera Mannequin looking forlorn.

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The Muscat Street Project

I never knew Muscat Street was named after the Omani capital and the ties we had with Oman. Now I have so much to look forward to in 2012. Here’s an interesting article by Heather Marie Lee that appeared in … Continue reading

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Malay Heritage Centre

As we continued exploring the Muslim quarter in Singapore, Kampong Gelam, we took a while to walk through the pretty ground of the Malay Heritage Centre at 85 Sultan Gate.  I have been here before, but the great thing about … Continue reading

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The View from the Car Window: Somewhere around City Hall MRT

I have always been impressed by the architecture of this flat building. It’s such a cool optical effect. This is the Gateway building where a friend used to work. Try as he might B can never avoid the dreaded ERP … Continue reading

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Expat Blogger Maria’s Singlish Moment

I was so happy that writer, Maria of I was an Expat Wife, included me in her fabulous post about Singlish, which will perhaps interest both Singapore expats and locals with her amusing and affectionate take on the language. You … Continue reading

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