Visit Singapore

Visit to Singapore and its many attraction. Based on my trips to Singapore the city that derives its name from Sanskrit words – Singa meaning Lion and Pore  that denotes a City, hence Singapore literally means ” City of Lion” and thus they adapted Merlion as the City Mascot for Singapore.  In posts about Singapore I share tips on places to visit, Tips on Shopping in Singapore and great places to eat. This is an evolving category as I continue to visit Singapore again and again totally smitten by this epitome of excellence is city planning and execution both for residents and visitors.  But one thing is for sure no matter what kind of traveler you are Singapore has something to offer to you whether you are an adventure junkie, or a family traveler, a business traveler looking to sneak in some sight seeing. Also  in my opinion one of the safest countries to travel anywhere in the world. Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Night

May 132017
 
A Review of Hotel Ibis Singapore On Bencoolen

Hotel Ibis Singapore Bencoolen- A review & what to expect My every visit to Singapore has been more memorable than the last one, from the colorful Chinatown to do some souvenir shopping to explore the various gardens of Changi Airport, there is so much to discover in Singapore that one visit is just not enough. But to explore you need a base and this post is about my hotel during my last visit to Singapore.  During this visit to Singapore to participate in Escapers17, I stayed at Hotel Ibis Singapore Bencoolen, that is part of  Accor Hotels group. I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 312017
 
April 2017 Calendar – Download Desktop Wallpaper Jurong Bird Park Singapore

Saddle Billed Stork on April 2017 Desktop Calendar Saddle Billed Storks are native to Sub-Sahara Africa, but our guy on the April 2017 Desktop Calendar is from Jurong Bird Park Singapore. The image was finalized last year when the calendars went out for print. But is it a coincidence or what that I was in Singapore twice only last week. Twice because once while going to Myanmar and once while coming back from Myanmar for Escapers 17, I had to enter Singapore twice. Now since I cleared immigration formalities twice this makes it as two separate visits technically. Not that [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 252017
 
Exploring Chinatown Singapore  The desi Traveler Way

Beyond Top 10 Things to do in Chinatown Singapore Smug that I am prepared to explore & experience Chinatown Singapore, after reading a few blog posts suggesting “Top 10 Things to do & See in Chinatown Singapore”, I trotted to the colorful Chinatown in Singapore with Mr. Know IT All Swag. Wrong! Wrong! Wrong. “Arrogance is the Achilles’ heel of a Traveler”, I  mumble to myself and decide to go with the flow. The energy, the sounds, the smells the vibes & smiles overtake my senses and I am like a well a ” Tourist in Chinatown ” With no [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 202016
 
Search for Singapore Girl and the Red Fedora

The Fall & Rise of Fedora : desi in search of Singapore Girl She is as iconic as the airline she represents. Her smile has launched a million flights from Changi, and countless passengers have missed a heartbeat on seeing her for the first time, such is the charm of the iconic Singapore Girl.  I first met her on a transatlantic flight from Delhi to Los Angeles and immediately was smitten by her smile, charms, professionalism and above all the grace with which she carries herself. As an aspiring wannabe travel photographer, I keep on trying new projects when I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 022016
 
Cactus Garden Changi Airport Singapore

Where Is The Most Amazing Cactus Garden in Singapore ? I have written in detail about the Butterfly Garden in Changi Airport Singapore, where I had spent a leisurely afternoon photographing butterflies. But there are other gardens also at Changi Airport Singapore like Sunflower Garden Cactus Garden Lily Pond Enchanted Garden Orchid Garden just to name the few. Each garden at Changi Airport has its own charm and taking you to a different world without taking a flight 🙂 .  I stumbled on the Cactus Garden at Changi Airport by chance.  I was looking for a good vantage point [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 312016
 
August 2016 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Marina Bay Sands Singapore

  Download the August 2016 Calendar Wallpaper Our August 2016 Calendar desktop wallpaper features the iconic Marina Bay Sands, Singapore clicked in the night from the Merlion side.  It was late in the evening when we reached the Merlion as I wanted to click the happenings around Merlion Park .  Late in the night also the area was abuzz with activity and some local band was playing songs. Tourists were flocking the area trying to click selfies with the Merlion in the background. Among all this buzz I was looking at the Marina Bay Sands right in front of me [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 132016
 
Supertree Show Singapore

A Dazzling Sound & Light Supertree Show in Singapore Singapore has many surprises and it takes more than a visit to discover some of them. But even in a fast paced city like Singapore, the best way to discover things is to let them unfold to you slowly. While I am all for reading guidebooks and travel blogs before visiting a place, I also love discovering a new aspect of the city, that no matter  how popular is something new to me.  The Supertree Show at  Gardens By The Bay is one such dazzling wonder that I was not aware [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 072016
 
Butterfly Garden - Changi Airport Singapore

Clicking Butterflies At Changi Airport Singapore I am sure just like me you too were fascinated by butterflies as a kid. Well, who can blame you for butterflies are one of the most colorful, delicate and mysterious creatures . I mean who can look at a hairy, caterpillar blissfully chomping on leaves and can predict what it will become as a grownup.?  So what we are cannot be defined by only one aspect of our life or personality. Let me try to make some sense. An airport is an airport is an airport unless it is Changi International Airport [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 082016
 
Things to do at Changi Airport Singapore

What To Do, See, Shop & Eat at Changi Airport Singapore What is better than reaching your destination? Well for me it is the journey that is the destination. And while we all cherish reaching a new destination, milestone or peak for it is always about the Journey. For, “The Journey Is The Destination “ With hundreds of long-distance flights across continents taken in my career, I have always felt a bit lost in an airport wondering what to do besides shopping. I think one of the rare exceptions during my long layovers have been the Changi Airport in Singapore. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 082015
 
A Traveler's Guide to Shopping In Singapore

Shopping Guide to  What & Where to buy in Singapore   As I mentioned earlier that Singapore is perfect for a family vacation, and what is a trip to foreign lands without a bit (or a lot) of retail therapy, especially when you are in a place like Singapore that is a shoppers destination no 1. So let us go for some Shopping in Singapore. Why Shop in Singapore? So dear readers in this post we will look at what to shop in Singapore and where to shop in Singapore. But before what and where to shop in Singapore, [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]