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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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Only in Chinatown: Uniquely Singapore Gift Ideas

When I travel I love tourist souvenirs but in my own country they seem cheesy. But once again blogging made me take a second look. I wonder what Steve Jobs would think of these T shirts? I’m loving the creativity. … Continue reading

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Orchard Road Christmas Decorations and my thoughts about Crowds

There was this changing light that provided entertainment as you’re stuck at the traffic junction. The scene is constantly changing and nothing stays still in Singapore. It’s hard to even stop a while and it seems like if you don’t … Continue reading

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Sand Dune Accident in Lancelin

I was shocked when I read about the serious injuries resulting from an adventure bus that overturned during a Sand Dune ride in Lancelin which is a small coastal town, north of Perth. I have gone on a similar ride … Continue reading

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Shots – a Cafe on Ann Siang Hill

I previously thought the barista at this place were a tad glum and snooty but this time there were new baristas and they were so nice.  I really do appreciate humble, down to earth people – they don’t get enough … 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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Little India: Wonderful Chaos & a Riot of Colours

There’s always something to see at Little India.  I would definitely recommend that you come here if you’ve never been to Asia and are on a stop-over flight.  Just spend an hour walking along the little streets.  And bring your … Continue reading

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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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Tourists Adore Our Arab Street District

Tourist seems to love Arab Street which is the Malay cultural district in Singapore also known as Kampong Glam, and I can see why. It’s such a lovely place to just be. We have Little India and Chinatown, but somehow … Continue reading

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Tourists May Be More Intimately Acquainted with our History than we are

I am quite bashful to admit that I am not as proficient as tourists armed with a guide book and internet research may be, when it comes to our little historical tidbits. For one thing I only discovered more about … Continue reading

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