Kampong Glam Walk in Singapore

Kampong Glam means "Glam Village" in Malay, and the name comes from "Gelam, a variety of Eucalyptus that used to grow in the area. Kampong Glam used to be the Malay sultans' residential area as well as the main Muslim and Arab district.

Clarke Quay in Singapore

Party Hotspots in Singapore

Singapore is a good place to party. Yuppy folks in their severe work gear hit the many bars, pubs and dance-spots throughout the week to ease the stress and pain of a meaningless rat race. Students in their post and pre-exam delirium do the same before they face the reality of the job market. No good reason for visitors not to.

Pulau Ubin

Nature Hotspots in Singapore

Reservoirs and public gardens account for 42% of Singapore's land use, while more than half is built up. At the founding of Singapore in 1819, evergreen rainforests and mangroves covered most of the island.

Kampong Glam Mosque in Singapore

Arab Street and Kampong Glam forever!

I keep coming back to the area around Sultan Mosque, also known as Kampong Glam or Arab Street, in Singapore. Yes, stuff is demolished, rebuilt, renovated, refurbished, reclaimed, transformed. But somehow Kampong Glam has retained something authentic, something living.


What are Singapore’s “Park Connectors”?

See, people do use Singapore park connectors: take granny for the evening stroll, let baby try his first steps in the playground, muscle up with the outdoor fitness contraptions, cycle and stroll along the water for the next Iron Man triathlon...

Shopping for electronics at FunanDitalife in Singapore

Shopping for electronics at Funan DigitaLife Mall in Singapore

If you're interested in purchasing a laptop computer, a camera, a flat screen television, or simply some much needed peripherals for your electronic toys, Funan provides a bevy of attractive stores without being too overwhelming for the non techno geek.