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How to avoid Formula 1?

Posted by busylizzy on 26/8/2009 at 15:58

For the start of my 6+ month adventure, I'm flying into Singapore. While I'm there, I figure I might as well stay for a few days to have a look around and see what's changed in the last 20 years. No problems. Until a friend told me that the days I booked (24-27 Sept) are the exact same days as the Formula 1 event. Now, to me, a car is a car is a car. Except for blue ones. They're blue - and pretty. I'm not too thrilled to think that I will be spending my 2 days/3 nights in Singap ...

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Changi Village Accommodation

Posted by KazAussie on 20/7/2009 at 16:48

Hi all, We will have a couple of nights in Singapore at the end of our month in Asia. I would like to stay in Changi Village. Can anyone offer some suggestions? There is a resort style hotel there but I was after something a bit more rustic.. hostel or homestay or similar. We have visited Singapore a couple of times before and have stayed in the CBD. Not in to shopping, have seen the zoo, not interested in Sentosa so more after the village life - if there is such a thing in singapore. L ...

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Singapore Shopping Festival Information

Posted by rsnfunky on 24/5/2009 at 19:12

Hi All, I have read that during the Singapore Shopping festival (June-July) everything is at 70% discount. Is it true? (As is sounds unbelievable). My questions are - 1) Are Electronics (like a DSLR) at a discount. 2) Are reputed brands also discounted (like Sony) 3) Do we get originals and new (first hand) goods. I am looking to buy a mid range Digital SLR and was going to Singapore next month. It would be great if someone could let me know what could be the expected price range for ...

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Help needed from people who have been to Singapore

Posted by shafiqrln on 9/6/2009 at 11:53

Hi...I'm a student in Singapore. I'm currently doing a project and my group have to find out the opinions of the bacpackers by conducting a survey. Do help out. We greatly appreciate your help. Thank you ...

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traveling for a month in thailand

Posted by jackiewacky on 6/6/2009 at 19:03

hi can any one help me and my husband will be traveling lite around bangkok and phuket for 3 wks then going down to malaysia for a wk any help on what to do were to go what to pack and what will we need to take and of course money we would like to see as much as possible with a little rest in between as we are 61 and 49 yrs many thanks jackie n doug ...

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proper bars in singapore

Posted by laallee on 16/5/2009 at 18:10

hi, we have a 2 night stopover in singapore. can anyone let us know which area we should head to for good relaxed bars. we are not big on the flashy hotel bars but prefer the more down to earth "proper" pubs! thanks, lee. ...

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Best place to stay close to the train station?

Posted by caseyrebecca on 27/4/2008 at 00:51

My husband and I hope to stay with a friend for most of our time in Singapore, but we are taking the "Jungle Train" up to the Perhentian Islands and need a hotel near the train station for the night before our trip. Train leaves at 6am, so the shorter a distance we have to stagger at 4:30am the better! Thanks in advance! ...

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backpacker places around malaysia and singapoe?

Posted by russellburton1987 on 11/1/2009 at 18:14

im travelling from thailand to malaysia then singapore and was just wondering where is good to go on the way, and is there any backpacker places? thanks ...

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Singapore to Koh Samui

Posted by kelsey on 29/7/2008 at 10:16

Hello, I'm looking for a budget airline that flies from Singapore to Koh Samui (so that we can get to koh phangan, i don't think tiger or air asia do this trip. Any other suggestions of cheap/quick travel from singapore to phangan greatly appreciated! ...

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Big Travel Plans: Requires Help!

Posted by Bian on 23/6/2008 at 15:00

Hi all, My friends and I are planning for a trip from Singapore to Malaysia then Thailand then Cambodia then Vietnam and lastly a plane back to Singapore. We are going on budget and prefer not taking the plane. However, we are not sure of the train services to use. Thus, we would require travelling advises like which route to take, what train/bus to take. Tentatively, heres my plan . Singapore to Kuala Lumpur (Settled - Train) Kuala Lumpur to Terengganu (Need Help) Terengganu to Ba ...

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Malaysia or Southern Thailand?

Posted by jonrha on 5/7/2008 at 16:37

HiI was on the West coast of Malaysia a few years ago and i am flying in KL in July. I am more interested in Rainforests and coasts. I notice not much talk about Malaysia on this site; why is that so is it because it is too developed? If so would it be better to head off to southeast Thailand and the islands and where there are also National parks/ ta jonrha ...

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Worlwide Festival May

Posted by muzzbox on 28/4/2008 at 13:54

Hi everyone, I'm rather new to this site but thought I'd see if there are any of you thinking of going to the Gilles Peterson Worlwide Festival 0n 16-18 May? My hubby and I have extended our trip just so we can go and would love to hook up with any fellow groovers or appreciate any advice on places to stay in SP. Cheers! ...

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Over night Singapore

Posted by archiebaby on 13/9/2007 at 03:33

Hello, I was wondering what would be the best thing to do when I have an overnight stop over in Singapore. I arrive 8pm & depart the next day at 9am, What should I do? ...

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anyone used

Posted by richkimmens on 12/2/2008 at 20:15

Hi, I'm looking to buy the Olympus Mju 790 SW and have been trying to get in touch with some Singapore shops and found anyone know how reputable they are? Bargain City link thats the link to the quoted deal which is only about £20 cheaper than buying in the UK. Where else would you suggest I could get it cheaper or would you suggest just get it from the UK as that way I have it as soon as I go, definitely have the two year warranty etc etc? Thanks! ...

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Hangout Hotel

Posted by swan on 25/8/2007 at 14:07

Hangout strive to provide an affordable, safe, clean and comfortable environment for guests. The concept of No Frills means that there are no TV, mini bar, room services or amenities like toiletries, hair dryer etc in our rooms although bath towels and soap/shampoo dispenser are available. Hangout have a common area exclusively on level 2 where guests may enjoy TV programs on a plasma screen, surf the Internet for free (24 hr), enjoy complimentary coffee/tea or use the self service laundry. ...

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price of fujifilm s6000fd

Posted by sham05 on 17/12/2007 at 22:14

Hi, I will be travelling to singapore in a few days time, and this is my first trip. I wanted to buy a digicam , the fujifilm finepix s6000fd also called fujifilm finepix s6500fd. Can anyone tell me the price of this model ,i wanted to buy this from a showroom only with a warranty. so what would be the price and where to buy?? Thank you!!! ...

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Looking for a travel buddy

Posted by spoondog1981 on 16/11/2007 at 13:38

I am a 26 yr old male looking for a traveling companion/s to explore Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. I'll be flying in late on December 26th. I plan to see Singapore and Kuala Lumpur for a few days, then I'm heading to Bangkok to meet up with a friend. ...

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from singa or kl to indo?

Posted by illhead82 on 11/7/2007 at 14:49

i am travelling from phuket over kl to singapore and would like to do a (half-)day trip to indonesia. just for me (and maybe the stamp in the passport). any recommendations if it is better to start the trip from kl or from singa? what prices do i have to expect for the trip and how much is the indo-visa? thank you for ideas. ill ...

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Tekka Hotel (Boarding Service)

Posted by rcntan on 22/8/2007 at 21:54

Is anyone live in this hotel? I need some reviews from you. ...

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Travel Buddy

Posted by mariaej on 2/8/2007 at 13:57

Hi there, I'm flying into Singapore next month, 1st Sep. Was wondering if anyone was around, not really looking forward to traveling on my own in Asia. Plan to make my way to Cambodia, Malaysia & Thailand etc.... If you are - let me know! ...

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