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Bras Basah Complex: A Cool Place for Books, Stationery & Art Supplies

Bras Basah Complex has been around for ages, since I was a kid in the 80′s. It’s the place you go to for books and art supplies. I hadn’t visited this place for a few years and this time, everywhere … Continue reading

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Eng Hoon Street is So Hip Now, but it was Always Charming

Not only did we get to check out the new Tiong Bahru Bakery that replaced an egg shop and is helmed by a Parisian, that everyone’s talking about, we felt refreshed in this pretty estate with it’s charming white low rise … Continue reading

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Purvis Street: Eateries & Architecture

Lots of lovely old architecture at Purvis Street. I’ve recently begun to appreciate what was the norm during my childhood and a bit more rare these days. Features like old signboards and iron accordian like grill gates. I really must … Continue reading

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Walking from Esplanade MRT to Purvis Street

I have no sense of direction, so I’m so thankful for google maps. However when I got off Esplanade MRT at Exit F, I breathed a sigh of relief. Raffles Hotel which is the first landmark was right before me … Continue reading

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The Fullerton Hotel: Christmas & New Year Decorations

The Fullerton Hotel which was a former post office during colonial times is truly majestic looking. The christmas decorations were tasteful on the outside and spectacular on the inside. I am rushing to get these shots up before Christmas is … Continue reading

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ION Christmas 2011: Paul Frank, Jams & A Skinny Santa

Looks like a gold xmas tree this year. One thing lazy me loves about Singapore is not having to climb up stairs. Is this Paul Frank store new? Haven’t been to ION in quite a while. Love the abominable snowman. … Continue reading

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Gamla Stan: Quaint Old Town in Stockholm

Another of my favourite places in Stockholm was Gamla Stan which means Old Town.  It was just a subway ride away from our hotel so it was the very first area we explored and also said to be a must … Continue reading

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Skansen in Stockholm

Skansen which is a ferry or tram ride away from the city centre, was one of my favourite places. It’s where I got to see the Nordic animals.  It’s an open air museum or a sort of cultural theme park … Continue reading

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My Trip to Stockholm & Helsinki: 7 Things I Loved & Will Miss

I love experiencing new things. Took advantage of the low season and went to Scandinavia during a period no one wants to go there. Basically it’s mostly dark and grey with just 6 hours of daylight from about 9am to … Continue reading

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Shangri-la Hotel

To me Shangri-la Hotel kinda feels like home, because we used to organize several conferences here and I even stayed in the hotel once.  As a teen I always dreamt of working in a hotel as it seems so glamourous, … Continue reading

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