Tag Archives: Chinatown

Random Stop for Kopi

At a coffeeshop opposite the Chinatown Complex Market. Friendly proprietors and the kopi wasn’t bitter like it is at some places.

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The Austrian Guy Selling Sausages in Chinatown

Erich the chef (found his name from his website) now has a permanent stall at a coffeeshop in Chinatown, very near the Chinatown Complex. Look out for Wuerstelstand (the last sausage kiosk before the equator) and a huge cut out … Continue reading

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CNY2015: Bak Kwa Queues in Singapore

Extremely long queues for ba kwa. I know I should buy them at off peak season, but somehow you just crave for them during this festive period. I will try to buy Lim Chee Guan bak kwa some weeks later, … Continue reading

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CNY2015: Windy But Extremely Hot in Chinatown

Braved the punishing heat in Chinatown to soak in more of the Goat Year festivities. Saw this pretty display of flowery goats in the bazaar amongst other things like vendors calling out for you to buy their candies or groundnuts. … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year in Singapore 2015

Decided to put all my Chinese New Year, year of the goat posts in one post starting with the oldest one: The Goats are Out in Chinatown Happy Goat Buns at BreadTalk Creative Goat Display for Chinese New Year Another … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff at the Chinatown Visitor Centre

It’s fun to look at trinkets that tourists might buy. I thought that the souvenirs sold at the Chinatown tourist office (next to the Chinatown Complex/Market/hawker centre) were pretty neat.

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Walking Through the Bazaar at Chinatown

Whether you’re a tourist or a local, walking through the Chinatown bazaar pre Chinese New Year is a rather fun activity.  Spotted more goat themed decorations.  

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CNY2015: Another Visit to Chinatown

Wanted to see if more decorations were up so we headed to Chinatown. This time there were lucky coins in the air and the best view was from the overhead bridge. I also loved how the traditional lanterns strung up … Continue reading

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Sights at Singapore’s Chinatown

It’s nice to walk around Chinatown especially before the Chinese New Year period.

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My Favourite Fruits: Durian, Rambutan and Mango

One reason I’m thrilled to live in the tropics is the easy availability of tropical fruits especially durian, rambutan and mango. Saw the intoxicatingly red rambutans while walking past the hawker centre in Chinatown next to the OG Department store. … Continue reading

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