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Stories and Tips Singapore City

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The Shopping Scene in Singapore

Written by Jodeci527 on 21 Jun, 2013

The shopping scene in Singapore is extremely diversified, and it's one of the most celebrated shopping destinations worldwide. It appears as though the majority of the entire country was designed for this purpose, and thousands of visitors flock here to take advantage of the seemingly…Read More

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Valentine’s Day in Singapore and a Travel Lesson

Written by nofootprint on 16 May, 2011

Our romantic get away to Singapore, got off to a rough start at the airport in Bangkok.We had a terrible time with the Singapore Airline . I booked and paid months in advance using a credit card .Because I didn’t have the actual card with…Read More

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Singapore Notes for Travel Planning

Written by Eric from Aiea on 05 Apr, 2009

In December, I was trying to figure out when and where to take my 2 weeks R&R out of the "Cradle of Civilization", and get as far from here as I could. That was when I started coming upon the idea of travelling around the…Read More

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Hot Air Balloon

Written by writeonthespot on 21 Sep, 2006

Up, up, up and away we went inside the DHL hot air balloon located at Tan Quee Lan St. near Bugis. The red and yellow striped balloon took us to about 150m from the ground for a spectacular view of Singapore’s cityscape. As…Read More

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Singapore Things

Written by Eric from Aiea on 12 Sep, 2006

The best place to start exploring Singapore from is the City Hall MRT station. From there you can ride to Chinatown or Orchard Road or Little India or where ever you want to go. The Station can be reached by going through the Raffles Plaza.…Read More

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Drenched at the Magical Fountain

Written by writeonthespot on 06 Sep, 2006

There we were waiting for the rain to stop at the bus station and hoping that it would be anytime soon before the magical show would start. But with no signs of ever getting a dry night, we opted for the SGD2 thin plastic raincoat…Read More

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Joo Chiat Road

Written by alan_nesbit on 28 Jun, 2006

I’ve lived on this small island for nearly 2 years but there are still many interesting places I’ve not been to. I went to Joo Chiat Road for the first time last week, and it’s well worth a visit. Unlike Singapore’s Chinatown, Joo Chiat Road…Read More

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Singapore Maids

Written by alan_nesbit on 28 Jun, 2006

Singapore is an easy place in which to live. It’s a wealthy country where everyone can walk around clean streets in complete safety. Most people enjoy a very comfortable standard of living, and for an expat, earning a salary that would be good even by…Read More

GST Refund

Written by marseilles on 01 Jul, 2008

One of the nice things about shopping as a tourist in Singapore is that a lot of things technically have a 7% discount.Singapore allows tourists to get a tax refund on the sales tax that is automatically added to all items. There are conditions,…Read More


Written by writeonthespot on 10 Nov, 2006

There’s no mistaking for the colorful rows of shops and Chinese lanterns. Ascending the escalator from the MRT to Pagoda Street is the best welcome one can get from Chinatown. You can see a wide array of goods from shirts to keychains, from posters to…Read More

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