Tags archives: Singapore

  • St Andrews Cathedral

  • St Andrews Cathedral is right in the center of Singapore city.  In fact, it's right outside City Hall MRT station.  It's not very big as far as  cathedrals go, but it's quite charming, has an aura of importance about it, and most importantly welcomes [...]
  • Seeking the Merlion

  • 12 years ago I visited Singapore.  I looked for the Merlion, but it was gone, being repaired or relocated or something, with just a stone platform left behind.  Now at last I get to see not one but two Merlions! The strange thing about the Merlion i [...]
  • Sentosa

  • Purpose built tourist island resort.  Probably the most famous tourist attraction in Singapore, it was still under construction with only about half the island complete.  There was a freefall activity that was quite interesting but unfortunately wasn [...]
  • Boat & Clarke Quay

  • We went to Boat & Clarke Quay for dinner on the first night.  Boat Quay is famous for all the restaurants along the river, so we thought we'd find something while walking around the area.  Actually it was a bit hard to choose.  The area was full [...]
  • Jurong Bird Park

  • The Jurong Bird Park - the largest bird park in the world.  It is kinda far from everything, but there are so many species of birds there that it's definitely worth seeing if you have half a day to spare. Unfortunately for us, this was one of the day [...]
  • Orchid Road

  • Orchid Road (pronounced Or-chid exactly as it is written) was our first destination in Singapore.  By the time we got to the hotel it was 2pm, and we wanted to find some food and a tourist info booth. Orchid Road was really long, and there were 3 MR [...]
  • Street signs in Singapore

  • Some street signs in seen in Singapore.  I guess they don't expect any foreigners to drive here, cuz those acronyms don't seem intuitive to me.  I can't even tell how many languages are on these signs... Here are a few I took on the way to the airpor [...]