Asia Archive

Singapore Eating: Southwest Eating

Largely industrial and often over looked, this area hides a few delights, tucked away in small hilltop parks and inside the monu-mental VivoCity shopping centre, which acts as the gateway to Sentosa. Getting around this …

Singapore: Holland Road & Bukit Timah

Primarily residential, and overwhelmingly affluent, these two areas to the immediate west of the city centre are book-ended by two of Singapore’s best-loved green spaces: the astoundingly beautiful Singapore Botanic Gardens and the Bukit Timah …

Northern & Central Singapore

A short drive through the central and northern areas of the island is enough to dispel any notion of Singapore as a purely urban city. Yes, there is never-ending construction and land reclamation, but Singapore …

Singapore SLEEPING: Eastern Singapore

Far (for Singaporeans) from the maddening crowds, Eastern Singapore is a great place to stay for those seeking a different perspective on the Lion City. One of the main attractions of this exceptionally pleasant part …

Singapore EXCURSIONS: Pulau Tioman

The largest and most spectacular of Malaysia’s east coast islands (though cynics say it’s been overdeveloped), Tioman has beautiful beaches, clear water, good snorkelling and some excellent dive sites.Tioman is the most popular destination on the …

Singapore Eating: Little India & Kampong Glam

Singapore’s position as one of Asia’s hottest dining and nightlife capitals means that visitors get a wealth of different memorable entertainment experiences. Singapore’s incredibly diverse range of dining options will cater to food lovers from …

Singapore: When to Go

Any time’s a good time to go to Singapore. There are cultural events and festivals all year round, from fashion to film to food, and be-cause Singapore is home to so many ethnic communities, you …