Archive for August, 2013

Aug 28 2013

Singapore’s Grand Prix

Published by under Events

The cars zip by too fast to be scrutinised anyway, that a walkabout ticket for the budget conscious might just be a good deal to consider.

Who says Grand Prix motor racing is only for the rich and famous? Not in Singapore, where you can catch the only F1 night race in the world and first street circuit in the region every September at the Marina Bay circuit. Here’s how to do it on the cheap – well, relatively. The three-day, officially named Formula One … read the full post

Aug 19 2013

Reflections at Bukit Chandu

Published by under Museums

Reflections at Bukit Chandu is housed in a charming colonial bungalow, the last remaining in this area.

Tucked away on a peaceful hill off Singapore’s Pasir Panjang is a stately restored colonial bungalow housing World War II exhibit titled Reflections at Bukit Chandu. One of many sights in Singapore that showcase the city state’s role in World War II, today’s calm belies the bloody hand-to-hand combat that took place here over two … read the full post

Aug 12 2013

Tampines Eco Green, Singapore

Published by under Outdoors

The park is popular with both fauna and joggers alike.

Tampines Eco Green is a 36.5 hectare park in Singapore’s east boasting grasslands, freshwater wetlands and secondary rainforest — right in the midst of a high-rise, high-density township. This might be the only place in Singapore where you can stand right beside a swamp, yet see a public housing dweller on her balcony and an above-ground … read the full post