Little Arab Town -Singapore

Little Arab Town -Singapore

It's sometimes easy to miss the nuances that give a city personality unless you have a little local knowledge. A dear friend of mine is currently living as an expat wife in Singapore so naturally I questioned her extensively about the places I should visit. Renee mentioned a little lane way Continue reading

Top Singapore Foods to Sample

Top Singapore Foods to Sample

As I have said previously, traveling is all about tasting new foods. Singapore is a foodies paradise, it's a melting pot of so many cultures and food styles. I like to have already prepared a list of dishes that I want to sample before I come away on holidays. Sometimes this list is based on foods I Continue reading

Singapore Hawker Centre – Little India

Singapore Hawker Centre – Little India

Hawker centres in Singapore are a way of life and represent the multicultural nature of this city state. I have already taken readers on a visit to the Chinatown Hawker center on Maxwell Street, but when we visit Singapore we are equally keen to sample the aromatic food from the "Little India Hawker Continue reading

Singapore Hawker Centre – Maxwell Rd

Singapore Hawker Centre – Maxwell Rd

A trip to Singapore has to include a meal or two in one of the many Hawker centres throughout the city. Not only are they cheap, tasty and conveniently located, they also provide an insight into the real food of Singapore.  There is nothing fancy about these cluttered, semi enclosed buildings, but Continue reading

Night Safari Singapore

Night Safari Singapore

The Night Safari is the worlds first nocturnal zoo and a popular Singapore attraction. Officially opened in 1994 it's home to over 120 different species of animal. The zoo is visited by more than 1.1 million guests each year. The Night Safari had been on our itinerary early this year when we Continue reading

Cheap Flights -Singapore from $179pp

Cheap Flights -Singapore from $179pp

Hello readers! I hope you have been enjoying my series on Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.  I still have so many lovely food stories to share. If I have inspired you to take your own Gourmet Getaway I have some great news! Scoot Airlines is offering some amazing fares at the moment to Singapore Continue reading

Orchard Rd Singapore – Shopping

Orchard Rd Singapore – Shopping

The children had their playtime on Sentosa Resort Island enjoying the fun parks, water slides, beaches and park areas at the start of our holiday. Now it is my turn for a little fun! I have booked a two night stay at the Orchard Parade Hotel on Orchard Rd. I am sure that every female will Continue reading

Singapore Sling at The Long Bar

Singapore Sling at The Long Bar

Who can come to Singapore and not try a Singapore Sling or two??? Not I! Even though we were running out of time in this city, and we had already dragged the children from pillar to post, we had one last stop to make.  The Long Bar at Raffles Hotel for the famous cocktail. Lets face it, Continue reading

Chinatown Night Markets in Singapore

Chinatown Night Markets in Singapore

How do you choose where to eat when you are in a strange city in an unfamiliar country.  Usually  I research blogs and enlist the help  of Urbanspoon.  Unfortunately Singapore has missed being mapped by Urbanspoon so we had to chose our restaurant the old fashioned way.  We looked for a conveniently Continue reading

The Porcelain Hotel – Chinatown, Singapore

The Porcelain Hotel – Chinatown, Singapore

The children have enjoyed a three day stay at Sentosa Island Resort were they made the most of the passes into some of the attractions Sentosa has to offer. For the next part of our trip I have chosen some budget accommodation in Singapore’s’ Chinatown.  Whenever we holiday I like to mix Continue reading

Google+