Tag Archives: Singapore

Gudetama Café Singapore

While in Singapore last weekend my daughter wanted to eat at Gudetama Café, a restaurant themed around Gudetama, a quirky egg character created by Japanese company Sanrio, who also own Hello Kitty and many other kawaii characters. Gudetama can be … Continue reading

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Katong – A Good Area to Stay in Singapore

On my most recent trip to Singapore I stayed in Katong which is a new area for me. Katong is a mixed residential and commercial suburb just inland from the East Coast Park which you might have passed by if … Continue reading

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In Search Of Wallace – Part 3: Singapore

Singapore was Wallace’s first point of call on his Malay Archipelago odyssey and he returned there a number of times during the following eight years. Singapore was then, as now, a convenient base for travels within the region. His short … Continue reading

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Singapore Black Magic

Singapore has a reputation for being modern, squeaky clean and orderly and we tend to think of Singaporeans as generally well educated, worldly and sophisticated. So it came as something of a surprise to come across an interesting shop window … Continue reading

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Reflections of Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

We recently spent a couple of nights in this place, the Marina Bay Sands, which describes itself as the most spectacular hotel in Singapore.  It was officially opened in June 2010. It is owned by Las Vegas Sands Corp and, … Continue reading

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Great Malaysian Railway Journeys

Some time ago I came across a 100 year old publication called Tours In The Malay Peninsula, Pamphlet of Information for Travellers written by the Federated Malay States Railway. The pamphlet describes a rail journey from Penang to Singapore in … Continue reading

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Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

While in Singapore last week I visited one of the city’s newer attractions, The Gardens By The Bay. If you are into flowers or gardening you’re sure to be impressed by this place which is built on 100 hectares of … Continue reading

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