Travel Blogs from Pasir Ris, Singapore

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Too much sun... and not enough cream!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Too much sun... and not enough cream!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... anything... its a nice feeling...and this is what my stay is all about... ME!! Where will I be today... as with any sizzling Singapore sunshine day.... out baking in it.... well I take my book... I find that even hard to read.... the sun is ...

Reunited with Jimmy!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Reunited with Jimmy!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... looking forward to my appointment.... I will be reunited with Jimmy... my decent hairdresser that I discovered the last time I visited Singapore. But first... I can't wait until the airport and so take the MRT to the next town to the only book shop ...

Bye Bye Beautiful Bali Bliss... Hello Singapore, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Bye Bye Beautiful Bali Bliss... Hello Singapore

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... ; So far I am impressed!! I drop my bag before having a walk and grabbing some dinner... already I like the feeling of Singapore... its much greener than I imagined... and so clean! I then stop at the supermarket to get a few supplies before heading back ...

Flying high, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Flying high

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... name. After Singapore's independence in 1965, the museum focused its collection to nation-building and the history of Singapore. Its zoological collections was moved to the biology department of the National University of Singapore and to some museums ...

Free flight and a familiar face, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Free flight and a familiar face

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... I look at flights there but also anywhere else before hand as I have time.... I've said it before but I've fallen in love with Singapore and have now extended my stay 4 times.... there really is so much to see and do and although I could quite easily just ...

Robyn goes missing...., Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Robyn goes missing....

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

Late nights... what can I say.... the days where I used to then get up for work are a long time ago. I find myself awake at 11am!! Laura and Melody have been quiet and considerate, bless em! Today I'm not planning on doing too much, I spend the rest of ...

I must pay more attention..., Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

I must pay more attention...

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... the basis for Southeast Asia's rubber industry, an industry that generated fortunes. It was also during Ridley's administration that Singapore's national flower, Vanda Miss Joaquim, was discovered. An Armenian lady, Agnes Joaquim was in her garden when a ...

More pampering in Singapore, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

More pampering in Singapore

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

I wake this morning and have all intentions of going out for the day and possibly into the evening... I do all the normal morning things and then the rain begins.... it doesn't last long but I leave later than originally planned... waiting for it to ...

A day doing nothing and an evening with Mr Cowell!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

A day doing nothing and an evening with Mr Cowell!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

... than that not too much else to write home about... until tomorrow where I have another fun packed day... There are four official languages here in Singapore - English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil and so.... Goodbye, zai jian, Selamat jalan and poitu ...

What a bunch of animals!!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

What a bunch of animals!!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... species. The zoo attracts about 1.6 million visitors each year and today I am one of them!  From the beginning, Singapore Zoo followed the modern trend of displaying animals in naturalistic, 'open' exhibits with hidden barriers, moats, and glass ...

Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix 2011, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix 2011

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... 's origin as a fishing village when it was called Temasek, which means "sea town" in Javanese. The lion head represents Singapore's original name Singapure meaning "lion city" or "kota singa". Its then on to visit St Andrews Cathedral, designed by George ...

F1 GP Final .... so a day at the resort, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

F1 GP Final .... so a day at the resort

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... brings more than just a wide range of enchanting acts. It is an entertaining, enriching and educational musical performance on the Singapore journey of the many footprints left by heroes that has helped build a successful Singapore, the little dot of ...

More sunshine added with a little Johnny Depp, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

More sunshine added with a little Johnny Depp

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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I'm up far too early today... but I want to make the most of this relaxation "malarkey".... after having breakfast I make my way to the pool.... another day in paradise huh?! The pool is unusually quiet and apart from 2 guys who look like there swimming ...

A view from above and a senior singapore moment, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

A view from above and a senior singapore moment

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... and rebranding and was transformed into a unique and captivating tourist destination, THE JEWEL BOX. The transformation into Singapore’s iconic hilltop destination was conceptualized by Mount Faber Leisure Group’s CEO, Ms Susan Teh. The name ...

Last full day in Singapore.... but I'll be back, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Last full day in Singapore.... but I'll be back

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

... for 2 weeks holiday and again with just about everyone I talk to, " there is so much to do in Singapore!!!" It seems to be everyone's first reaction! I'll miss it here. Bye bye Singapore.... a fantastic country and I'm so glad I'll be back.. ...

A familar face and a good ol catch up!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

A familar face and a good ol catch up!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... today.... so lazy I know! I made myself coffee and who should I bump into but Perindia, a girl I met the last time I was in Singapore and she is still here, in the same room, doing exactly the same... nothing!! I perhaps am not as lazy as I thought!! We ...

The Twilight Zone.., Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

The Twilight Zone..

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

I do have to say its so nice to have my own room and although I felt bad for about 5 minutes at least both myself and Laura and Melody have our own space. I asked if I could be moved as the girls are suffering from flu/colds and I really don't want to ...

Wake up call not requested!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Wake up call not requested!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

... does not show at sign of stopping!  Oh well I haven't really much planned for the remaining two full days I have left in Singapore.  Thursday I fly to country number 9! I don't think there will be much to write about today!! Or is there!! I ...

More pampering in Singapore, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

More pampering in Singapore

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

I wake this morning feeling as if I haven't slept... I have a headache that's worse then any hangover!!! I can't even be bothered to have breakfast or make myself a coffee... and so I spend most of the day in bed having taken pills and potions... not ...

I couldn't wait any longer...., Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

I couldn't wait any longer....

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... purchase... and its much more fun!!! Strolling down Orchard Road apart from the huge number of Christmas decorations Singapore is also displaying the Elephant Parade.  After having previous Elephant Parades at Milan, Copenhagen, London, it is ...

A slight heart attack!!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

A slight heart attack!!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

... !! Itunes is another story but I can live without it... for now! The weather is grey and quite dark today... I'm used to the Singapore showers... they happen most afternoons for no more than an hour or so.. but today it looks unlikely that I'll be doing ...

It's good to be back, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

It's good to be back

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... I mean borrow the book....and head for some lazy time.... yes you will find me by the pool!!  OMG its so hot... Singapore is much hotter than when I was last here and I'm pleased to be spending some more time here... I could of gone on ...

Welcome to Singapore with a Singapore Sling!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Welcome to Singapore with a Singapore Sling!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... complex located in the civic district within the downtown core and from here take the walk by the historic Singapore river passing the government buildings and the Asian civilizations museum where I stop and visit. The Asian Civilizations Museum is ...

Historical Singapore and a decent hairdresser!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Historical Singapore and a decent hairdresser!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... , Australia, and elsewhere with the POW camp. About 850 POWs died during their internment in Changi during the Japanese occupation of Singapore a relatively low rate compared to the overall death rate of 27% for POWs in Japanese camps. However, many more ...

I'm offically on holiday!!!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

I'm offically on holiday!!!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

... 5000 now... so you guys who are reading it.... thank you!! I take advantage of yet another glorious day here in Singapore... what can I say I think this whole adventure I seen so many amazing sights, experienced so much and met some fantastic ...

Deja Vu!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Deja Vu!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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... local well know flea market not far away named the "Thieves Market".  It is the largest and oldest flea market in Singapore. It is named this because all sorts of second-hand merchandise as well as contraband goods were sold. Also, the peddlers ...

It's Twilight time!, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

It's Twilight time!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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Today I cant tell you how much I'm looking forward to today... having seen all the hype and all the advertisements... Singapore finally has released the long awaited sequel in the "Twilight" series... and yes I ordered my ticket yesterday.... The cinema ...

Farewell Cold China , hello sunshine & relaxation, Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Farewell Cold China , hello sunshine & relaxation

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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My time has come to say farewell to China and what an experience it has been!   Apart from the food which has been poor unless I ate western! My highlight has to be the Great Wall and the great shopping!! I finished my packing and I have to say ...

Dare I say another day by the pool..., Pasir Ris, Singapore travel blog

Dare I say another day by the pool...

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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Yes I have now decided that I have seen all I want to see for my first visit to Singapore and will save the rest for my departure. Today the sun is shining and there is no look of rain and so I decide to take my place by the pool and read... yes another ...

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S"pore

A travel blog entry by shivva14

Hmm one well developed country which amaze me with its cleanliness and organised structure administration...lots of place for cooling off,...but you need to sweat it out though... For me, S'pore has been treating me well,...minus the ...

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