The Singapore Civic District Merlion – Half lion & half mermaid

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Rate our ReviewsOnce upon a time, in a lonely fishing village, the prince spotted a creature that looked half lion and half mermaid. The prince and his entourage desperately tried to capture the strange creature ,while he was out hunting, and never could. It was too quick to disappear in the darkness and it moved […]

Chinatown, Singapore – Secrets of the Red Lanterns

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Rate our ReviewsI am back in Singapore! The colourful lanterns in Chinatown greeted me with a lively vibe when I visited it recently on the Chinese New Year. Chinatown is noted for its lavish decorations and red lanterns, that are displayed every year for the big celebration. The town is always packed with tourists from […]

Singapore-Gastronaut on the Loose!

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Rate our ReviewsIn 2009 I was a neophyte, travelling on a shoestring when I met a backpacker in Singapore, who said it was the best jump-off point to see South East Asia. He went from the tiny lion city, upwards to the Malaysian peninsula, going to Hatyai, Thailand and then started exploring the mainland of […]

Gardens by the Bay, Marina Bay Sands- Singapore

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Rate our ReviewsI decided to follow my urges and I made a visit to the Gardens by the Bay in Central Singapore.  This place is a nature park spanning 101 hectares (250 acres) of reclaimed land near the Marina Reservoir.  Singapore has transformed it from a “Garden City” to a “City in a Garden”.  The amazing scenery […]