Kampong Glam was probably my favorite spot in Singapore. It's vibrant, culturally rich and there's lots of little stuff to see. The Masjid Sultan (Sultan Mosque) is stunning and the neighborhood is fun. It's a stark difference from the chaos and sterility of Orchard Street....more
Haji Lane and Arab Street were probably my favorite sights in Singapore. Understated, modest and historic, Haji Lane is a great alternative to the noisy malls of Orchard Street. You'll find real gems here, making it the perfect place for local shopping....more
Clarke Quay is beautiful and chic. Expect plenty of photographic moments, particularly at night when it's probably best to come here. If you need a taste of modernity in your exploration of ethnic towns, this would be it.
Boon Tong Kee is regarded by many as the restaurant with the best Hainanese Chicken, which the strangely call "Imperial Chicken." Indeed, it's better than any I've had before; it's moist, flavorful and meaty. The other dishes are great as well, particularly the spare...more
Shopping, shopping, shopping! The lights, the glamour, the modernity; oh, how it affects the senses. Love it or hate it, Orchard Road is Singapore's premier shopping district. The Ion Orchard alone could require a day of your time to fully explore. Thankfully, getting to this street...more
Well, don't expect to take photos of pretty animals as it's quite dark. The Night Safari is, not surprisingly, held at night. It's also one of Singapore's top attractions, or perhaps the one most pitched to tourists. Enter the Singapore Zoo after dark and head onto the trams...more