Archive for the tag 'west singapore'

Jul 09 2012

Singapore’s Haw Par Villa (Tiger Balm Gardens)

Uhm.... why?

Despite what the glossy brochures tell you, Singapore isn’t all glitzy shopping centres and perfectly manicured gardens. See the darker, more dilapidated side of the city with a visit to the bizarre cultural theme park known as Haw Par Villa. Originally known as Tiger Balm Gardens, the park was founded in 1937 by Aw Boon … read the full post

Aug 08 2011

Singapore’s Tiger brewery tour

After months of renovations Asia Pacific Breweries, the home of Tiger Beer, is again open to the public. Considering how expensive it is to drink in Singapore, S$16 is a bargain for a brewery tour and the chance to drink your fill of Tiger Beer at the “tasting session” that follows. The tour begins in … read the full post