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TravelPod Member ReviewsStrand Hotel Singapore
Only drawback to this accommodation was the major building works going on on Bencoolen Street, right outside the hotel. Other than this, it was fine and central for our two day stay.
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Hooray for finally getting this travel business on the road, with a successful first foray into overseas tripping with our kids (aside from one very civilised vommy experience for the youngest Webster on our first plane leg). Kids were so excited in the build up, with "Oh my gosh! Oh my gosh! Oh my gosh!" moments in the last few days before we left …
... bunch taking the trip, including a delightful couple from Aberdeen, Keith works in oil and Pam is a race horse owner. We have a lovely Australian couple, Alan and Lois who are in the room next to ours at Raffles and who are also on the trip. There are also a lot if 'lovies' on the trip: young privately educated PR people and a few journalists and photographers, all here on a very expensive freebie. Gok Wan is also on our ...
... of the Temple and ate, what else, but Chicken Rice! After cooling off back at my Apartment for a while I got my camera gear together and headed out to Gardens By The Bay for some sunset and night photos of the Super Trees and anything else in the area! So off I went down to Bayview MRT which thanks to the new Downtown line is only a couple of stops away, no changing lines anymore! Well I can definately stay The Gardens are just amazing, quite something to see. Due ...
... which explained the origins of Buddhism. We also bathed a small statue of a monk which is suppose to give us future luck. After spending a few hours at the temple we moved on to a Hindu temple I found it to be very vibrant but not as friendly as the Buddhist temple.
Next we ventured to Chinatown heredity centre. It was extremely interesting and explained all about Chinese roots and origins.
By now the heat was really affecting us both and it becomes effort ...
... Lane is that the graffiti on the wall that was
very captivating and interesting. There’s some tourists taking photos of the graffiti
as they pass by. At Arab Street, we was able to see streets of shop houses that
sell handicrafts, fragrances, textile shops, foods & etc. There is all sort
of different cuisine located at this street such as Chinese, western, Sweden,
Arabian, Malay & etc. If I was given time, I ...