Monthly Archives: September 2011

Singapore’s Best Penang Style Assam Laksa can be Found at Geylang

Singapore’s best and most affordable laksa can be found at a Coffee Shop called Penang Seafood Restaurant at 76 Geylang, at Lorong 25A. It’s just across the road from the Aljunied MRT station. You can get a small bowl for … Continue reading

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Her Grandma was Miss Singapore in 1960

As I was researching about macarons, I stumbled upon gold. A beautiful post by Aliya, a Singapore girl in Perth who writes about her grandma winning the Miss Singapore crown in 1960. The title was Miss Singapore City 1960. The … Continue reading

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Learning about Macarons (the Latest Singapore Food Trend)

I am still quite hazy about what a macaron is and am not able to clearly tell you how it’s different from a biscuit so this is going to be an organic post. As I research I will write down … Continue reading

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3 Singapore Hotels Linked to MRT Stations & Malls

Update 30 Sep 2011: Since I’ve written this post, I have been getting great tips which leads me to suggest you check out Fairmont Singapore which is located above City Hall MRT. This is a good central MRT station as … Continue reading

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Picnics in Singapore & My Confession

I have a confession to make. I have never had a proper picnic (meal outdoors in a picnic basket and fully clothed) in Singapore. As a child I’ve had snacks in my swimsuit on a mat by the shore, mostly … Continue reading

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Cameras and Orchids at Holland Village Market

Very cool vintage camera store here. Loving the polaroids. The windmill at Holland V (that’s what we’ve been calling this area, since we were in school) is iconic. I wish that the whole area would be paved up and closed … Continue reading

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Home by Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros (& Little Alexa on Ellen)

This blog is about Singapore, but I do often feel compelled to talk about things that move me, that come from outside this tiny island. Lately I have been moved by the song Home by Edward Sharp and the Magnetic … Continue reading

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Holland Village: Art, Books and Cards at Holland Shopping Centre

I like the peasant cotton blouses sold at Holland Shopping Centre. This very old mall is quite a nice place to browse, for clothes, shoes, and even art. We came here to escape from the scorching heat. At the first … Continue reading

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Holland Village MRT

I’m loving the new MRT stop at Holland Village.  Parking is always a problem here as it’s a very popular area in Singapore. Can’t wait for the circle or yellow line as I call it, to be functional on 8 … Continue reading

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#87. An MRT Line to the Botanic Gardens & More

I love how as time passes I find more things I can add to my 100 Reasons to be Happy in Singapore list.I can’t wait for 8 October 2011.  That’s when the yellow line of the MRT is extended to … Continue reading

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