Viet Nam Archive

ITINERARY BUILDER

Singapore’s an especially easy city to get around in, so you’ll be able to take in plenty of indoor culture during the heat of the day, enjoy the city-state’s spectacular outdoor offerings when the weather’s …

Singapore EXCURSIONS: Pulau Ubin

Ah, Pulau Ubin, Singapore in name alone! This small and heavily forested island is a mere 15-minute bumboat ride from Singapore, but once you get there you’ll think you’ve stepped into a different century. With …

Singapore BACKGROUND: Language

Having a population with a broad range of native languages naturally presented the country with a few problems. The answer, of course, was to have everyone know at least two languages, their mother tongue and …

Singapore: Leisure Activities

Lest the reader assume a trip to Singapore is an excuse to give the body short shrift, the Lion City also boasts a thousand different paths to exhaustion, and nearly as many spas and massage …

Singapore EXCURSIONS: Pulau Rawa

Rawa Island would be a rocky, inaccessible islet in Singapore if it were not for its idyllic beach. Steep jungle clad slopes embrace the sweep of powdery white beach from behind and land meets water …

Singapore SLEEPING: Orchard Road

When many think Singapore, they think Orchard Rd; undoubtedly the veritable heart of chic-ness in the Lion City, this area also has some of its poshest hotels. Though there aren’t any budget options coming anywhere …

DRINKING & NIGHTLIFE CHINATOWN 

When the sun goes down, the blocks just south of Chinatown and the central business district (CBD) emerge like a butterfly from their daytime slumber, transforming into a centre of beautiful debauchery. Just south of …