Singapore Category

Fab photo of the day

This photo was taken during my trip to Singapore, in one of the many outdoor markets. I love the bright colors of these bangles, and can only imagine the lavish sarees and lehenga cholis they might accessorize. Advertisements

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Enjoying the high life atop the Marina Bay Sands

The Marina Bay Sands is one of Singapore’s newest, and most unique additions to its harbor skyline. Β At $8 Billion SGD (roughly $6.3 Billion USD), it is Β “the world’s most expensive standalone casino property.” The complex also houses a 2,561 room luxury hotel, convention center, mall, museum, theaters, restaurants, and an ice rink. If all […]

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Scenes from Singapore

Prior to my trip, several people mentioned that a day or two would be plenty in Singapore; I disagree! There are so many distinct neighborhoods in this city, and I wish I had more time to savor them all. Luckily, Amit’s friend Andrew was a knowledgeable and efficient tour guide! Below, scenes from Singapore.

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Scoring God points in Singapore

Whenever we’d pray at the temple, my uncle Ranjit would joking say that we were collecting “God points.” Using that logic, I scored some major God points during my visit to Singapore! The best part of traveling is learning about the local culture and customs, and for me, that includes religious practices as well. I […]

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Singapore’s Little India

If you are looking for cheap, yet comfortable and clean, lodging in Singapore, Little India is the place to go. It’s full of backpacker hostels and affordable hotels, and close to transport. You’ll find street after street of South Asian restaurants, markets, and shops. Vibrant colors and the aroma of tasty curries at every corner. […]

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