Tag Archives: Geylang

Tourist in my Own Country: Walking the Streets of Geylang

This red light district in Singapore is transforming. It seems like there are many authentic restaurants with cuisine from China now and the staff are also from China. Loads of people jaywalking and bicycles dangerously crossing over from one lane … Continue reading

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Geylang: Beancurd

The soya beancurd was yummy, but I had a rude shock when I bit into the yu tiao (crullers which are deep fried dough) and oil squirted into my mouth. Uggh. It was probably made in the morning and left … Continue reading

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Lorong 29 Geylang: Hokkien Mee

May not look very appetising, but it is. It’s straight out of the wok. Flavourful, but definitely artery clogging. I always try not to eat the pieces of lard, but some of my friends love them. The smallest portion is … Continue reading

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Greenbegger Supermarket

What an unusual name for this supermarket which is right smack in the middle of Geylang. Specifically 527 Geylang Road. I do like green bean soup.  It’s a kind of pea actually. This is what they use to make it. … Continue reading

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Pink and Blue: Meng Yew Hotel in Geylang

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Pink Sunset at Geylang

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Old Singapore at City Plaza

City Plaza is a really old shopping centre at 810 Geylang Road. The nearest MRT is Paya Lebar. It’s like time stood still here, as it remains very much in the 70’s. Most people come here for the Arnold’s which … Continue reading

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Geylang: Singapore’s Red Light District Is More Famous For It’s Food

Our red light district just doesn’t seem like one. It is just slightly sleazy, surprisingly not too grimy, and seems quite safe, even at night. This place is dotted with well known coffeeshops and durian stalls. There are coffee shops … Continue reading

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