Remembering Fort Canning Hill

I tell my kids, I used to have my P.E. lessons, while I was in primary school, in a cemetery. That’s my memory of Fort Canning Hill. Those of you who had ever attended outdoor…

Map Error Triggers Territorial Row

If you hadn’t heard about it, Singapore and Indonesia was just embroiled in, apparently, and even though perhaps just quite briefly, a territorial spat. It’s serious, alright, because Indonesia had scrambled to dispatch navy and…

Singapore’s Merlion

There’re many non-Singaporeans in my work place, and being Singaporean, I’m often asked about many Singapore things. This Singaporean, however, isn’t very up-to-date with the touristy things in Singapore, so sometimes I have to do…

Muddy Waters

I was going by the Singapore River not too long ago,. The once murky polluted waters was cleaned up in 1987, at which time the Government celebrated their success with the¬†Clean Rivers Commemoration event. Well,…

S.E.A. Aquarium

The latest additions to Resort Worlds Sentosa are the S.E.A. Aquarium and Adventure Cove, two attractions of the Marine Life Park. The S.E.A. Aquarium boasts to be the world’s largest oceanarium. They boast over 100,000…

Singapore Flyer by Day and Night

I’ve “flown” on the Singapore Flyer a couple of times, both day and night. The experience by day and that by night is different. If you want to see both day and night, you could…

Butterfly Park and Insect Kingdom

This place in Sentosa used to be a free entry. That’s what I remembered from when I visited eons ago, the only other time I’ve visited this Butterfly Park. Nowadays, it costs $16 per adult….

Happy 47th National Day, Singapore!

I rarely visit Chinatown. Never, particularly, the part where the Chinatown Visitor Centre is located. So this was another one of those times when I became a tourist in my own country. We had an…

Tourist In My Own Country

I’ve never actually set foot in the Sri Mariamman Temple. I was down at Pagoda Street this afternoon to attend a wedding, and I had a few minutes to wander around the area. The last…