Tag: Chinatown

Chinatown

Chinatown

When I found out that Chinatown is one of the must-see places in Singapore, the first thought that came to my mind was, Chinatown in Singapore? Really? Why? My notion of Chinatown was a place where you can buy cheap products at cheap prices. What […]

Rediscovering Singapore

Rediscovering Singapore

What do you do when you are stuck in the city of Singapore during the Chinese New Year holidays with limited funds (hint, payday is still at the end of the month)? Well you can mope in your room and watch movies or you can […]

Free Places to Visit in Singapore

Free Places to Visit in Singapore

When Singapore is mentioned, the word expensive comes to mind. The city, after all, has just been awarded the not so coveted title of “most expensive city in the world to live in”. Fortunately, there are still places in the tiny city-state where you can gaze at amazing landscapes; learn about the country’s history and culture; and relax without spending so much money.

Merlion Park

No visit to the Lion City is complete without that obligatory photo with the city’s icon, the Merlion, a creature which is half lion and half fish. The statue spouting water from its mouth is 8.6 meters tall and weighs 70 tonnes.

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In and Around Kuala Lumpur

In and Around Kuala Lumpur

Founded in the mid-nineteenth century, Malaysia’s vibrant capital, Kuala Lumpur is a juxtaposition of modern skyscrapers built in the last 50 years, as well as grand buildings dating back from the early 19th century. The diverse cultures of the Malays, Chinese and Indians make it […]