Archive for March, 2013

Mar 30 2013

S.E.A. Aquarium, Singapore

Got sharks?

Just when you thought Sentosa had reached the limit for the number of family-friendly attractions you can fit on one island, they go and open the world’s largest aquarium. Opened in December 2012, the S.E.A. Aquarium houses more than 800 species of aquatic creatures including dolphins, sharks and giant manta rays. To help navigate this … read the full post

Mar 21 2013

Review: Ayam Penyet Ria Restaurant, Singapore

Published by under Food

Ayam penyet - smash and burn.

Ayam penyet (literally “smashed chicken”) may technically be an Indonesian dish, but you’re more likely to find it on the menu in Singapore than in Bali.  Singapore is wild for this dish of fried chicken, rice, tofu and spicy sambal, and Ayam Penyet Ria Restaurant on Orchard Road is the original source of the craze. … read the full post

Mar 07 2013

The best hostels in Singapore’s Little India

Published by under Accommodation

Little India has become Singapore's backpacker hub

There are countless reasons – great food, cheap prices, a central location – that Little India has become Singapore’s backpacker hub. If you’re planning to stay here too, these are our picks for the best hostels in this colourful neighbourhood. Our all-around top pick is the boutique Bunc@Radius Hostel. This is one of the newest … read the full post

Mar 04 2013

Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum, Singapore

Who's hungry for lettuce?

Singapore’s Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest collection of these long-living shelled creatures. Drop by this quirky attraction to see them sunbathing in the gardens and feed them lettuce. The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum is located within the Chinese and Japanese Gardens in western Singapore. While … read the full post