The city of Ho Chi Minh consists of 19 inner districts: districts 1 though 12, and 5 named districts. District numbers are used to describe where things are. For example, I was staying in District 1, while the War Remnants museum was located in District 3. Every time someone mentioned a district, it reminded me […]
Kuala Lumpur is just a short hop, skip, and jump from Singapore. There are several transport options available between the two cities, but I opted for a $29 flight via Tiger Airlines. Can’t really complain with prices like that! After the modest accommodations in Singapore, I was looking forward to something a little more comfortable. […]
The Marina Bay Sands is one of Singapore’s newest, and most unique additions to its harbor skyline. At $8 Billion SGD (roughly $6.3 Billion USD), it is “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 […]
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.