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What I Thought About Gardens by the Bay

I had high expectations for the much lauded Gardens by the Bay, as it’s under the National Park Boards and they do such a wonderful job with the Botanic Gardens. It’s also currently the hottest place after Singapore’s first Dean … Continue reading

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Trip to Delhi – Day 2 (Hamayun’s Tomb & the Streets of Delhi)

Hope you’re not too put off but let me confess that I am a totally spoilt traveller. Don’t like to walk too much and get tired easily, especially when the air quality is bad. Also due to the pollution I … Continue reading

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Helsinki: Market Hall

Another must see is the lovely indoor market. It’s by the harbour and just beside market square where the open air make-shift type market was. Everything in one convenient location. And the best part was, it was walking distance from … Continue reading

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Singapore Botanic Gardens: Most Serene Place in the City (Part 1 of 4)

When I feel frazzled, just being in a place where there is a strong natural element, makes me feel serene. Which is why I love the Botanic Gardens. This time we explored just the area around the Visitor’s Centre and … Continue reading

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Sri Mariamman Temple at South Bridge Road

I am not sure whether I have ever been inside this Hindu temple, but the carvings always intrigue me. Usually temple artists from India are commissioned to create the sculptures and they are always done by hand. There were several … Continue reading

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Singapore Food Trail at the Singapore Flyer Part 2 of 2

I took just so many photos that I had to split this post up. Adored the local drinks in glass bottles. I remember the bottles being huge in the old days, or was it because my hand were little. I … Continue reading

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Leave Bedok Hawker Centre Alone

All hawker centres in Singapore for that matter. Just as I was down about inflation and feeling that the one affordable thing we have left is hawker food, I read about the possible privatisation of hawker centres.  Oh the horror! … Continue reading

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Spectacular Crane Dance at Sentosa

When I was first told about the Crane Dance at Sentosa, I instantly thought – the elegant white birds. It’s actually robotized mechanical cranes that are programmed to dance to music. It takes place at 9pm daily and lasts for … Continue reading

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Imported Sand Filling Up the Shoreline as Kids Play at East Coast Beach

It was a lovely cool enough day to enjoy the beach. There were cute kids playing in the sand and even a monk appreciating nature. For the first time I saw how sand was added to the shoreline as this … Continue reading

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