Tag Archives: Arab Street

The Wonder of Kampong Glam

What a wonderful combination of bright Orange and hot Pink. The weathered cement floor adds to the beauty. Walking through a little alley, fringed by pots of bamboo. Feeling zen already. Oh dear, not bambi. Buying cloth. Arab Street with … Continue reading

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Back Again at Kampong Glam

The majestic Sultan Mosque greets you at Kampong Glam. Beautiful architecture of the mosque gates. Latticed window. A humble street vendor. Noticed a new Gelato shop today. In the backdrop, the flat Gateway building. Noticed there is now a 2 … Continue reading

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The Coolest Minaret Lifts at Golden Landmark Hotel

I was at the mall attached to the Golden Landmark Hotel. It’s quite an empty place, but there are several shops that sell mechanical watches, in particular vintage Rolexes. I think there has been some renovation here since our last … Continue reading

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Retro Toy Store at North Bridge Road

This is the first time I am coming across this toy store called Tai Sing which has been in operation since 1971 and has branches in Malaysia. It sells mostly toy cars and although I am not into this kinda … Continue reading

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Jalan Kledek

Jalan Kledek is the little street off North Bridge road. Inside the beautiful blue building there are two famous restaurants – Sabar Menanti II for Nasi Padang and the Islamic Restaurant for traditional briyani. It’s nice that the street is … Continue reading

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Getting to Arab Street by MRT

Decided to do a directional guide with photos, because I have absolutely no sense of direction, but luckily a good memory for visuals. I can’t read a map and think in pictures. So if you do too, I hope this … Continue reading

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Thinking about Arab Street

My heart definitely belongs to charming Arab Street. What I mean is the whole of Kampong Glam, including Haji Lanes and all the lovely little shops and cafes. It’s one place that I can’t wait to return to. I especially … Continue reading

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Fashion PopPressed

Feel so excited to be fashion poppressed – a new feature from WordPress.  It happened yesterday, but I had no idea till I checked my referring links. Guess WordPress liked the our cool colourful Arab Street as well.

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Middle Eastern Cuisine in Singapore: Cafe Le Caire

I have wanted to have a drink at Cafe Le Caire for the longest time. This famous tourist destination is at 39 Arab Street. We finally made it here and were tempted by the desserts. On the Cafe Le Caire … Continue reading

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Beautiful Turkish Lamps & Hookahs at Sufis Corner

As I continued my walking tour of Kampong Glam, I stood gawking at these beautiful lamps and craft which are sold at Sufis Corner. It’s a place were you can smoke a hookah (water pipe), have a turkish meal and … Continue reading

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