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Inspired at the Art Science Museum (3 of 11)

I found the Dali sculptures both beautiful and thought provoking.  I definitely have quite a lot of repressed feelings and I probably repressed them, just to survive.  I think this is probably true of most people. An interpretation of A … Continue reading

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Inspired at the Art Science Museum (2 of 11)

I have so much to show you from the museum visit that I need to do this in many parts. I must say, that just the layout and design of the museum itself was of a high standard and reminded … Continue reading

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Uniquely Singapore: Colourful Buildings

I think Singapore is one of the few places in the world with colourful buildings. They add prettiness to our skyline. What’s best is, it doesn’t cost a cent to appreciate our old restored Architecture. One of the simple pleasures.

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Sentosa is a Hit

I remember a time when everyone thought (myself included) that Sentosa was lame and boring. Who would have thought that years later it is now our hottest attraction, mainly due to Universal Studios Singapore and Resorts World. It’s an absolute … Continue reading

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Singapore Food Trail: An Attempt to Capture the Past

I expected much more from the Singapore Food Trail which is the latest food attraction at the Singapore Flyer. At first glance I was impressed, as I am by anything novel, but after my inspection I was left wanting more. … Continue reading

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Haji Lane Graffiti & Strict Singapore

Never thought I’d see graffiti in Singapore. Quite refreshing I must say, when it becomes part of street art. Perhaps poor Oliver Fricker should have tried this artsy area instead of our MRT trains that ended up embarrassing authorities with … Continue reading

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I Finally Made it to Haji Lane

If I’m ever to get a workout I prefer it this way. Walking around Arab Street looking for Haji Lane. And then after strolling through the lovely empty lanes, I would have worked up an appetite and can indulge guilt … Continue reading

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Arab Street: Smoke a Hookah at Sufis Corner

After more than 40 years in Singapore and on this planet, this is the first time I have come across Hookahs and people smoking these beautiful water pipes. I sure am swakoo (Singlish for country bumpkin), but in a way … Continue reading

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Thank you Expat Bloggers – For Introducing me to Haji Lane and Reintroducing me to the Awesomeness of Arab Street

Singaporeans usually pride themselves on not going to the usual tourist haunts and what we call tourist traps like Newton Hawker Centre. My recent excusion to Haji Lane has definitely changed my mind. Tourists traps can sometimes be uber cool. … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh City Reminded me of Paris: French Colonial Architecture

There is definitely a French influence in Ho Chi Minh City that extends beyond their architecture. You can see it in their baugettes. And even Pho is said to have combined Chinese and French influence.  There are many shops selling … Continue reading

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