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Siloso Beach Resort, Sentosa, Singapore

By on June 7, 2015 in Singapore with 0 Comments
Siloso Beach Resort, Sentosa, Singapore

Not overly impressed with Siloso Beach Resort, Sentosa, Singapore. It does have a good location as it is just back from the beach. My room and bathroom were not the cleanest I have seen, and I certainly would expect better in Singapore. The shower was terrible with no hot water and wall shower attachment didn’t […]

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Kampong Lorong Buangkok, Singapore – the old Singapore?

By on June 6, 2015 in Singapore with 0 Comments
Kampong Lorong Buangkok, Singapore – the old Singapore?

Kampong Lorong Buangkok, Lorong Buangkok, 547557, Singapore is an interesting place as it is viewed as one of the last examples of “old Singapore” – that is, it represents on of the last areas in Singapore to be developed and therefore has examples of some of the old housing styles of the island. The Kampong (or as it is spelt […]

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Siloso Beach, Singapore, by night

By on June 6, 2015 in Singapore with 0 Comments
Siloso Beach, Singapore, by night

I still really don’t know what to make of Siloso Beach in Singapore. It is an odd place. They (whoever they is) have tried to construct the sort of “beach playground” the Singaporeans, and it doesn’t quite work. There is just something a little false and un-real about it. However, if you are in Singapore, […]

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Coastes, Siloso Beach, Singapore

By on June 6, 2015 in Singapore with 0 Comments
Coastes, Siloso Beach, Singapore

Coastes is a bar/restaurant down on Siloso Beach, Singapore. The restaurant is a nice little place in which they are really trying to ’sell’ the ‘beach experience’. Hence it all feels a little false, just like the rest of Siloso Beach, Singapore. You turn up at Coastes and get directed to a table, you work […]

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Admiralty Park, Woodlands, Singapore

By on June 6, 2015 in Singapore with 0 Comments
Admiralty Park, Woodlands, Singapore

Admiralty Park, Woodlands, Singapore is a mixture of urban park and nature reserve. Unlike the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve the roar of traffic very noticeable, however, there does still seem to be a lot of birds present. One thing that amuse me was the number of signs at the entrance to the park. Not only […]

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Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore – 2 of 2

By on June 6, 2015 in Singapore with 0 Comments
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore – 2 of 2

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve in Singapore is one of my favourite ways to spend time on Singapore island. The nature reserve is very close to the Johor – Singapore Causeway, and hence, once you’ve managed to get into Singapore is fairly easy to get to. I did manage to see a number of Golden Orb […]

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Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore

By on June 6, 2015 in Singapore with 0 Comments
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve in Singapore is one of my favourite ways to spend time on Singapore island. The nature reserve is very close to the Johor – Singapore Causeway, and hence, once you’ve managed to get into Singapore is fairly easy to get to. On this trip I decided to explore a section of […]

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Johor-Singapore Causeway – the old route to Singapore

By on June 6, 2015 in Malaysia, Singapore with 0 Comments
Johor-Singapore Causeway – the old route to Singapore

To get from Johor to Singapore, you take the Causeway, which was the original point of access to Singapore Island before the second link bridge was built on the western end of the island. The problem with crossing from Johor to Singapore, or back, is the traffic. Some days the crossing is very easy with […]

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How to ruin a day out in Singapore?

By on May 23, 2015 in Malaysia, Singapore with 0 Comments
How to ruin a day out in Singapore?

The best way to ruin a day out in Singapore is to live in Malaysia, drive in to Singapore, and then try to get back in to Malaysia… The problem is immigration and customs. I have nothing against immigration and customs, but the immigration and customs on the Malaysia/Singapore boarder is crazily unpredictable. Some days […]

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Southern Most Point Of Continental Asia – Palawan Island, Singapore

By on May 23, 2015 in Singapore with 0 Comments
Southern Most Point Of Continental Asia – Palawan Island, Singapore

On Sentosa Island, Singapore, near the beach there is a place that is claimed to be the ‘The Southern Most Point Of Continental Asia’ – well, sorry, it isn’t. The most southerly point of mainland Asia is in Malaysia, and the claim for this point as being most southerly point of “Continental Asia” is just […]

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