Category Archives: 100 Reasons to be Happy in Singapore

#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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#86. Cempedak – A Sticker Yummier Jackfruit

I love Durian and I like Jackfruit so this sort of combination is something out of this world. This is a hybrid that occured in nature. Officially Cempedak (Malay name since it originates in Malaysia) is a cousin of the … Continue reading

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#85. Fresh Seafood and No Frozen Shrimp

I tried a frozen prawn (they call it shrimp in the US I think) cocktail when I was on holiday and it was bad – glassy taste. So even though I don’t indulge in seafood frequently, it’s nice to know … Continue reading

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#84. The Joy of Discovering Kampong Glam & Haji Lane

It was a total joy to rediscover Kampong Glam, our Muslim quarter.  The area has a new vibrancy with the emerging hip fashion district at Haji Lane. Even after visiting the place numerous times this year, I still feel there … Continue reading

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#83. Places to be Mellow like Ann Siang Hill

In bustling Singapore, there’s a cool quiet place to relax, even on the weekends. That’s Ann Siang Hill for you and another reason to be happy in Singapore.

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#82. Singapore Sunsets

The sunsets in Singapore seem to happen in the blink of an eye. The sky goes from blue tinged with yellow, to blue tinged with pink and then it’s all just a deep blue. You’ll miss it if you don’t … Continue reading

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#81. A Country that is Politically Awakened, & her People Care

It was heartwarming to see so many new faces standing up to be the voice of Singaporeans, and more importantly the voice of the poor and marginalized. I never felt more patriotic then when I heard these inspirational speeches of … Continue reading

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#80. Our Little Museums

It’s been quite an adventure discovering our new museums. We may not have years and years of history or famous artefacts, but I think our museums have a very special charm of their own. Not only the exhibits, but the … Continue reading

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#79. Best Air Quality Among Asian Cities

I often gripe that we don’t have great air quality (I’m thinking New Zealand’s pure sweet air that’s been ranked number 1) especially during the months of haze. But I changed my mind after visiting Beijing, Bombay and Vietnam I … Continue reading

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#78. Kinokuniya Bookstores in Singapore

At Kinokuniya, which I fondly call Kino, the largest bookstore in Singapore (Ngee Ann City) you can find almost any book as it carries half a million titles. I also love the smaller but cosier branch at Liang Court which … Continue reading

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