Singapore Railway Track History and Heritage

I visited two iron railway bridges recently, one located at Bukit Timah and the other at Upper Bukit Road near to the Railway Mall.  I went there simply to preserve some memory before it was totally gone. Bukit Timah Railway Track Wonder how to go to Bukit Timah Railway station?  If you go by car, …

Chill Out At Trendy Singapore River Waterfront – Clarke Quay

Wonder where to have a drink in Singapore?  Go to Singapore popular night spot at Clarke Quay.  Over here you could chill out with friends in the pubs and dance the night away.  Clarke Quay is well-known for its stunning waterfront pubs, bars, restaurants and many more. If you have friends coming from overseas, this …

Singapore : Discover 15 Sites in Telok Ayer Street

Discover Thing to do in Telok Ayer Street Singapore When I was exploring Telok Ayer Street last Sunday, I realized there are many important temples and Clan Associations located here.  Find out why? First, let’s translate the Malay name into English, since I know Malay so this part is not hard. Telok -> Bay Ayer …

Singapore : Kusu Island a short getaway!

Want a short getaway in the short weekend?  Here is where you can explore, the Kusu Island, situated at the south of Singapore.  The name in Chinese means turtle Island /Guiyu Dao (龟屿岛) and there are few legend behind it.  No passport needed to enter this island. About 45 min ferry ride and you will …

Singapore Bugis : EAT, SHOP, PRAY

Bugis is a shopping paradise not only for tourists but also for locals.  In the old days, Bugis was famous for it nightly gathering of trans women, that was back in the 50s to 80s!  No more such gathering these days. You can shop, eat and pray in Bugis.  Few famous temples, one is the …

Singapore Haw Par Villa – Tiger Balm Garden

I was here first time with my BFF, Sharon from Malaysia many years ago. Coming back here again recently has brought me so much fond memories.  I remembered the first time I was here was a hot afternoon but it was drizzling with rain in the evening when I came the second time, the park …

Singapore : Rows of Pastel-colored Peranakan Terrace House in Katong

About just 10 mins drive from the city center, you will find a vibrant neighborhood in Katong.  What make this place unique is the multi-color Peranakan houses and the scattering of colonial bungalows.  I had my first visit in this charming neighborhood, discovering eateries and old fashions stores. Peranakan Nyonya Batik Kebaya I passed by a …

Southern Ridges Bird View Walk in Singapore Forest

I spent three Sunday evening to explore the Southern Ridges & the Hortpark in Singapore, spent about 1.5 hour each time.  If you like to enjoy a panoramic view of the verdant greenery in these parks, this is the unique outdoor experience for you.  The parks are HortPark, Kent Ridges, Mount Faber and Telok Blangah …

A Sunday morning stroll in “Little India” Singapore!

One of the most vibrant district in Singapore, the Little India.  It is located east of the Singapore River—across from Chinatown, located west of the river—and north of Kampong Glam. There is a huge beautiful peacock sit at the intersection before entering Little India District.  Peacocks are often used in Indian folks stories.  It symbolize grace, …

Life is like a rainbow in Kampong Glam & Malay Heritage Center in Singapore!

It was a wonderful discoveries on the Malay quarter in Singapore few weeks ago.  Places of interests are Kampong Glam, Malay Heritage Center/Museum, Masjid Sultan mosque and few colorful alleys around the neighborhood. Masjid Sultan – Oldest Mosque in Singapore Masjid Sultan is the landmark in Kampong Glam and also one of the most important mosque …