Happy 40th Birthday, Merlion!
This year we celebrate the Merlion’s 40th birthday with a home-made music video titled “Inspiring Journey”.
Come join us as we learn all about Singapore’s mythical mascot and follow its inspirational journey over the years. For more details, click here.
The Best of Singapore Stopover
With limited time on the ground, many visitors don’t see beyond the tourist impressions and superficial observations. However the best of Singapore can be condensed into a menu which allows you to get a local taste of lifestyle, food, festivals, people and attractions. So if you only have 2 or 3 days, here are my recommendations for a real Singapore experience…Read more
23 Jul 2012, WeekendNotes
Drink Coffee Like a Singaporean
Photography by Edwin Koo for The New York Times
There are many ways to explore Singapore — through its casinos, its busy night clubs, its botanical gardens. As a youth there, I became well acquainted with its Burger Kings and malls. But I realized during visits from the United States that the most authentic view of the city is always at a kopitiam: one of the old-school coffee shops that dot almost every neighborhood in the country, serving up cheap breakfasts, uniquely Singaporean coffee and, later in the day, cold beer and simple meals….Read more…
Latest happenings in Singapore!
If you are looking for the latest and happenings events or places in Singapore, we have all you need! Click here
The Merlion Cub at Merlion Park to close for routine restoration works
We seek your understanding as the works and barricades may cause some inconvenience during this period.
Singapore, I Love You. Here’s Why.
Top 10 reasons we adore Singapore
Three Museums to Visit in Singapore
There are institutions that mesh the classic and contemporary with panache, managing to be both educational and entertaining, where the acquisition of knowledge is a joy and wedding couples pose for photographs on the stairs. Where is this Mecca of museums? Singapore, of course ….. FULL ARTICLE
30 Jan, Emma Chong, www.timeout.com
Best Local Neighborhoods in Singapore
Singapore may be known for its wide variety of exotic, delicious street food, bustling shopping malls and vibrant nightlife. However, the true Singapore spirit remains rooted in the heartland neighborhoods where its rich culture comes alive ….. FULL ARTICLE
Sept 14, Charlene Fang and Marcus Ho, www.cnngo.com
Heard of the Singapore Sling? How About the Singapore Supertree? Giant Concrete and Metal ‘Plants’ Create a Manmade Woodland
In the Singapore heat, the idea of enjoying the shade of a tree is quite appealing, particularly if that tree is colossal enough to shelter a small army.
Which is why the stylish city, which has a name for doing things on a grand scale, is creating the ultimate green space, but with a difference.
Man-made trees, stretching 50 metres high and made from concrete and wire rods are currently under construction in the Marina South district, but don’t worry, some natural flora will be joining them soon.
The towering creations, which already weigh hundreds of tonnes and are due to weigh even more when canopies are added to their ‘branches’, are set to mark a new attraction.
A vast green space is to be created in the area, which currently looks more like a building site, as part of an ambitious project to make Singapore the ‘botanical capital of the world’ ….. FULL ARTICLE
June 30, www.dailymail.co.uk
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