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Singapore: Merlion then and now

Ok, so this headline makes the post sound like a very old one... well it's not actually that old. It's just comparing pictures from a visit to Singapore back in 1994 to now, in 2014. So just 20 years in between! We have not changed much have we? It's just the Merlion that has changed… Continue reading Singapore: Merlion then and now

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Singapore: Murals and coffee with the CurlyTraveller

I just love walking along the streets and exploring different areas of a city. So I went back to the Kampong Glam heritage district (I had been already in August, here's my previous blog post) and just walked along the streets to look at all those little shops and restaurants. It's a fantastic little area,… Continue reading Singapore: Murals and coffee with the CurlyTraveller

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Singapore: A short stroll at night time

After enjoying our cheap and quite tasty ice cream sandwich we just continued to stroll around Singapore at night - and one can only say it is a beautiful place. I really enjoy how all the buildings are lit up at night time, are they not really pretty? The first picture shows busy Clarke Quay… Continue reading Singapore: A short stroll at night time

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Singapore: Red House Seafood

Last time I visited Singapore I only had chili crab, so Cath from LizzieRoseJewellery recommended to try the golden crab. She suggested we visit the Red House Seafood restaurant. As soon as I had my trip dates confirmed, I booked a table at this busy place in Robertson Quay. Red House Seafood, which is established… Continue reading Singapore: Red House Seafood

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Singapore: Biennale 2013 at the Peranakan Museum

Our final museum that we visited was the Peranakan Museum - this was only opened in 2008 and showcases the fascinating culture of the Peranakan people. First, I had to read up what Peranakans are. The Peranakan community has its origins in the interracial marriages that took place between immigrant Chinese men and Malay women… Continue reading Singapore: Biennale 2013 at the Peranakan Museum

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Singapore: Biennale 2013 at the National Art Museum

Next up on my list was to visit the Singapore Art Biennale 2013 at the National Art Museum, which is close to the Fort Canning. The National Museum of Singapore is the oldest museum in Singapore. Its history dates back to 1849 when it was started as a section of a library at Singapore Institution.… Continue reading Singapore: Biennale 2013 at the National Art Museum