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Second day in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Second day in Singapore

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... we had a look around Fort Canning Park then back to Raffle's Long Bar (which was now open) and a respectable time for some Singapore Slings. For dinner that night we went to Smith Street and had satay mutton and pork skewers and tried "Bakkwa" (a ...

Singapore Zoo Photos, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Singapore Zoo Photos

A travel blog entry by dane

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Like I said in the first blog, the zoo was ...

Singapore - finally!, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Singapore - finally!

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... . It is 30 degrees and monsoon rain. Kinda like being in England!!! ^ hours later...have ended up staying in the part of singapore called little india, so nothing changes! Its a very clean and quiet country compared to india, no shouting, no car horns, no ...

2008 Half Year Travel Stats, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

2008 Half Year Travel Stats

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... Kathmandu to Lukla - 03/04/08 (Agoni Airlines) - 90miles Lukla - Kathmandu - 13/04/08 (Agoni Airlines) - 90 miles Kathmandu to Singapore - 15/04/08 (Silkair) - 2200 miles Singapore to Phuket - 16/04/08 (Silkair) - 688 miles Ho Chi Minh to Hue - ...

23 hours, 4 meals, 5 movies, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

23 hours, 4 meals, 5 movies

A travel blog entry by cleff

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Well, we're alive. Singapore is so hot that we immediately stripped down to our t-shirts, shorts and sandals once we walked outside. We took a cab to our hostel and Jeff tried to speak Mandarin to the cabbie, but he simply replied with a perfect accent, ...

Hot and steamy, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Hot and steamy

A travel blog entry by guykb

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You might think that arriving at Singapore at 5 o'clock in the morning would allow you to miss out on the oppressive heat and humidity. You might think that, but you'd be wrong. Twenty-six degrees and about 99% humidity greeted us as we walked clear of ...

tired in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

tired in Singapore

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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argh, this flying thing kills me.  I dry out like an old piece of toast.  Love this Qantas Club membership though, free food, drinks and a shower to try and put some of that moisture back in to me that the plane has sucked out.  Hour ...

Swimming and eating, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Swimming and eating

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... in early - satay was our goal, and then stroll about eating where we pleased. I tried to talk Jess into stopping at the Singapore branch of 'Hooters' (not really). 'Why have those women got such small shorts on?'  Maggie asked me. 'Umm... I think ...

Goodbye Asia, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Goodbye Asia

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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So we end our South East Asia journey where it began, in Singapore. Although we're only in the airport for five hours it still counts! We’ve had an amazing 3 and half months or so, including our trip stateside of course! Highlights for South East ...

Sparkling Singapore, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Sparkling Singapore

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... a nap. That evening we went to eat at the famous Maxwell Road Hawker Centre. This place is generally esteemed as one of Singapore's best hawker centres, basically this is in an open-sided 30 stalled food barn. This is where the local people come to eat, ...

The lost day, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

The lost day

A travel blog entry by guykb

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... during the night and as a result we were all set to go. Our flight took us from Barcelona to Milan and then on to Singapore. It was great being back on Singapore Airlines. It really is the best airline I think. I had the chance to watch three movies, ...

Botanic Gardens, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Botanic Gardens

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Our next stop was the Singapore Botanic Gardens which is a 157-acres.  It is around one-fifth the size of Central Park in New York and is the only garden in the world that opens from 5 a.m. to 12 midnight every single day of the year. The ...

A Stanford Daily Reunion, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

A Stanford Daily Reunion

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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... -century Raffles Institution. We spent our time in the history gallery, which walked us through the events surrounding Singapore's development from around 1000 A.D. to 1979. Most shocking to me were the photographs and household objects from Singapore ...

Slinging it to Singapore, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Slinging it to Singapore

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... than one immigration counter open for the first time in months. Checking into the Inncrowd hostel, clean, friendly, expensive (Singapore in a nutshell really) I headed out for a walk around encountering enough shops and malls to keep any happy shopper ...

Eddie Murphy?, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Eddie Murphy?

A travel blog entry by thewyndilady

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... very smoothly and we were able to get our visas with no complications. Yes everything was going great until....the Singapore airport. Jami and I were standing out the counter checking in for our flight into Southeast Asia when panic struck when I ...

Chapter 24: Living in a material world..., Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Chapter 24: Living in a material world...

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... didn't notice much that was beefy about it (it looked like a corn fritter), so I ate it without complaint. Changi Airport in Singapore was a different world from the Bali terminal. I expected it to be modern and techy... but I didn't expect to find ...

Gong Xi Fa Cai, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Gong Xi Fa Cai

A travel blog entry by cosmicllama

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... New Year) One of the best things about returning from Sri Lanka (besides the food) was our timing; our arrival in Singapore coincided with Chinese New Year. The Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is determined by the lunar calendar; ...

Hoobastank... well they kinda stank, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Hoobastank... well they kinda stank

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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Gaarda was kind enough to invite me to see Hoobastank on Silosa Beach in Singapore. So it really was a gig on the beach! Sentosa Island has a beach called Silosa beach, totally artifical of course but it likes to play home to up and coming bands like ...

Day 155, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Day 155

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... and I flicked through some books including one about a team of Oxford graduates who drove overland in Land-Rovers from England to Singapore during the 50s. The band had come from Jakarta and from what I could hear they should go straight back to ...

Singapore, the start of our Asia adventure, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Singapore, the start of our Asia adventure

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... the train to Malacca, or better Tampin, the closest train station to Malacca. We took a taxi to the Malaysian train station in Singapore. The station is already a different world, it looks old and run down, and does not really fit in the pristine world of ...

Chicken-Crazy Chinatown and the Chingay Parade, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Chicken-Crazy Chinatown and the Chingay Parade

A travel blog entry by cosmicllama

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... and buy a couple of souvenirs. We just couldn't resist the promise for good luck and prosperity!) Another highlight of Singapore's Chinese New Year celebration is the Chingay Parade. The trees along Orchard Road are strung with twinkling lights, and ...

3 Weeks in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

3 Weeks in Singapore

A travel blog entry by cosmicllama

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... combination of fuel than those of other countries. We encountered the latter obstacle while meeting with engine suppliers in Singapore, learning that kerosene was the preferred fuel option in Sri Lanka, and that Singapore doesn't use kerosene at all. ...

Blimey Charlie it's hot, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Blimey Charlie it's hot

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... anything from made to measure suits to egg fried rice. Brilliant area but the hawkers were annoying after a while. Singapore v. strange place. Definately a good place to enter Asia; lots of east meets west, extremely clean, the underground amazingly ...

Travel Karma...., Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Travel Karma....

A travel blog entry by elizacass

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... ; night with a nice breeze . We are staying in a area called Little India. Talk about feeling like you are in another country. Singapore, as modern and squeaky clean as it is, it is a melting pot for all types of people, and they all get along! ...

Day 157, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Day 157

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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Well I didn't do much today. I made a few phone calls to Mohamed at Inchcape Shipping (never heard of that company until a few days ago) and got a time and address for me to meet him tomorrow. Tomorrow, therefore, is the big day. Leaving Asia ...

Emotional Roller Coaster, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Emotional Roller Coaster

A travel blog entry by cosmicllama

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... Johor Bahru on Monday morning, and took a taxi to a bus to a customs checkpoint (Malaysia), a bus to another customs checkpoint (Singapore), then a bus to a train to the YMCA. We were greeted there by a chaos that would define our week. In a ...

Pay what you like at hotel: for real, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Pay what you like at hotel: for real

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... chance. Admittedly this is promotion for a certain hotel chain, and there are certain conditions. And you have to be going to Singapore. So what's the deal? Singapore Ibis, which usually costs about $100US a night, is giving prospective guests the ...

Finally got to ride an elephant!!, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Finally got to ride an elephant!!

A travel blog entry by carjack83

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... famous Raffles Hotel. It was quite surreal seeing it decorated for Christmas when you're in shorts and t-shirt. As it was where the "Singapore Sling" cocktail was invented, we had to sample one! It was then onto a River cruise that took you on a tour of ...

Impressions of a truly cosmopolitan city, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Impressions of a truly cosmopolitan city

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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... Centre at Kampung Glam. All of the above is true, but they are just forms of relief from the bigger picture - that Singapore is an overdeveloped, oversized, impersonal plethora of buildings, cars and far too many people. That said, the hostel I ...

Am I back in Manhattan, ohhh it's Singapore, Singapore, Singapore travel blog

Am I back in Manhattan, ohhh it's Singapore

A travel blog entry by suzettesp

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... a cool butterfly park.  I'm not going to stay the 5 days I thought I would, I think three might be enough.  I'm going to look into taking the train Friday afternoon out of Singapore and continue north into Malaysia.  Until ...

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