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Free Things To Do in Singapore (3 of my Faves)

Thank you Blogging. For making me pause a moment to think about this. I narrowed it down to these 3 soothing activities.

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Tiger Balm Gardens: Still Spooked as an Adult

Decided to do a separate post about the scariest, creepiest part of Haw Par Villa or Tiger Balm Gardens (how we used to refer to it in the 70’s).  Was debating whether to put up the pictures at all, but … 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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Helsinki: Open Air Market by the Harbour

You must check out the open air market at the Harbour. I just loved the seagulls that glided in the hair squawking.  They hovered, ready to swoop up some scraps. It’s a wonderful area for photos with the Uspenski Russian … 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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Another Visit to our Beautiful Botanic Gardens (Main Entrance at Tanglin)

This times we parked at the side nearer the main entrance. It was a pity that there was construction and cleaning going on when we were there and a lot of the path was blocked. We then made a promise … Continue reading

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Red Dot Traffic: That Red Building on Maxwell Road

We always drive by this gorgeous red building, but I have never been inside. Been yearning to for quite some time and we finally did it. The building itself at 28 Maxwell Road is called Red Dot Traffic while the … 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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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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Singapore Daily Photos: Deepavali Lights

Deepavali, the Hindu Festival of Lights (it’s not the Hindu New Year, but a religious day celebrating the triumph of good over evil), falls on the 5th of November this year. You must walk or drive through Serangoon Road to … Continue reading

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