Archive for September, 2013

Sep 10 2013

Eurasian Singapore

Published by under Art & culture

Quentin's is one of few Eurasian restaurants in Singapore, if you wish to try the food but don't have Eurasian friends who love to invite people over for celebrations.

Eurasians are among the ethnic groups in Singapore that make up that cryptic official “others” category of the local population. Travellers typically know little about them, but the Eurasian Association in Singapore, founded in 1919, is the perfect place to learn more. A Eurasian of course is a person of mixed European and Asian descent; … read the full post

Sep 02 2013

Watching Indian movies in Singapore

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The historic Rex Cinemas screens Tamil movies from South India - but check for English subtitles before you go.

If the malls of Orchard Road are too bland, and you’ve had your fill of Singapore’s nature-based activities, why not catch an Indian movie in Singapore? Almost 10 percent of Singapore’s population identify as Indian, so Bollywood looms large over the cinematic landscape. Here are some suggestions of where to head. Bollywood Hindi films, usually … read the full post