Travel – Singapore

Exploring Singapore’s amazing cultural diversity

Thumbnail image for Exploring Singapore’s amazing cultural diversity February 10, 2015

As we made our way along the crowded pavements on Serangoon Road in the stifling heat of a tropical Sunday mid-afternoon, tongues still tingling from the  spicy laksa we had at lunch, the words of a friend came back to me. “Singapore? Why would you go there?  It’s so… sterile and soulless!”  In the middle of this seething mass […]

Click here for a full portion

Review: Flying Singapore Airlines Business Class

Thumbnail image for Review: Flying Singapore Airlines Business Class October 24, 2014

Anybody who has flown long haul flight will be familiar with the glamour of modern airline travel. The mad dash to and through the airport, only to arrive at your assigned gate where there is seating for about 15 of the 150 passengers on your plane, and no toilets in sight.  Arriving at your seat on the […]

Click here for a full portion

9 tips for making the most of the Singapore Grand Prix

Thumbnail image for 9 tips for making the most of the Singapore Grand Prix September 1, 2014

  I grew up in a household where the weekends were set according to the clock of the Formula 1 racing schedule.  I could spell Emerson Fittipaldi and Mario Andretti before I turned ten; I knew my Jacky Ickx from my Jacques Lafitte; and I could identify Jody Scheckter’s Ferrari at a hundred paces .  You […]

Click here for a full portion

Saturday Snapshots #297

Thumbnail image for Saturday Snapshots #297 August 30, 2014

I love the nightlife – dusk over Singapore’s Marina Bay as seen from the Singapore Flyer, September 2013

Click here for a full portion

Saturday Snapshots #291

Thumbnail image for Saturday Snapshots #291 July 5, 2014

Colours of Chinatown, Singapore – July 2014

Click here for a full portion

Saturday Snapshots #265

Thumbnail image for Saturday Snapshots #265 September 22, 2013

Paper lanterns, Singapore Chinatown – September 2013

Click here for a full portion

blog counter