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

Aug 072015
 
Top 10 Singapore Food Experiences For All Budgets and Tastes

Discovering The  Top 10 Food Experiences In Singapore A modern world city like Singapore automatically attracts visitors from around the world both for business as well as tourism and offers  lots of shopping and food choices.  A city buzzing with global voices is bound to be a hub of world cuisine and Singapore offers you every cuisine under the sun from desi Aloo Parathas to Japanese Sushi, Chinese Street Food to Mexican Tapas. From nano technology fuelled molecular gastronomy to Chinese street food and faux meat for vegetarian we tried everything during our visit to Singapore. To be honest I was [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 032015
 
SEA Aquarium Sentosa Island Singapore

Try Singapore If You Want To Sleep With Fishes : SEA Aquarium Sentosa Scientists believe life originated in the abyss of deep blue Oceans and it took 200 million years before it made a great leap forward towards Terra firma. Even today most of the Oceans remain unexplored. All our journeys so far were on the surface of Ocean in search of new lands, fortunes and above all, to find India the source of all spices till a few centuries ago. All other pursuits of Oceans by mankind (or should we call ourselves Man Unkind?)were to exploit the infinite bounties the dark [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 312015
 
Madame Tussauds : Clicking Pictures With Celebrities In Singapore

Some fun pictures at Madame Tussauds Singapore I first visited Madame Tussauds in 2001 with my wife in London and ever since it has been a must visit in any city that has a Madame Tussauds. So Singapore Madame Tussauds was on the wish list as it is one of the major attractions on the Sentosa Island just like the Waterworld show and S.E.A. Marine Museum.  It is one of the reasons among many that I consider Singapore to be a complete family vacation destination, with some great souvenir shopping. Have you read my post about Shopping In Singapore? Those [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 152015
 
Ramadan Food Festival Bazaar Singapore

desi goes to Masjid Sultan for Ramadan Food Festival in Singapore As I mentioned in my earlier post, Singapore is one of the few culturally and religiously diverse countries that are peaceful and safe for travelers and locals alike. When I was in Singapore the world was observing the holy month of Ramadan or Ramazan as we call it in the Indian subcontinent. Suggested Reading Shopping in Singapore Those of you who are familiar with Islam will know that Ramadan is the holy month of fasting and praying for purification of body mind and soul. Devout Muslims fast during the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 142015
 
7 Reasons why Singapore is perfect for a family Vacation

What to do in Singapore on Family Holidays There are different kind of travelers in today’s highly fragmented travel world. From backpackers, to luxury travelers, to solo travelers, to solo woman traveler, to solo divorced traveler, to adventure travel junkie, to biker to family traveler like me you name it and we have a traveler for the same.  As I love to travel with my family I consider myself to be a family traveler and am always looking for great places to travel for family vacations. Let us take a closer look at Singapore as a family travel destination [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 132015
 
Waterworld Sea War at Universal Studios Singapore

  Waterworld at Universal Studios Singapore: An action-packed show to watch with family and friends: One of the biggest attraction of Singapore is Sentosa Island that is home to many attractions that one can enjoy with the family. No matter what you plan to do –  from enjoying various slides and rides at Universal Studios, closely watching marine life at S.E.A  Aquarium,  to shopping for Singapore souvenirs and gift items you are spoilt for choices for family fun activities at Sentosa Island.  One of the major attractions of Universal Studios Singapore on Sentosa is the Waterworld live show at a specially made theater [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 062015
 
My Singapore Visit In Instagram

desi  Traveler Captures Singapore in Instagram   As I work on my next post about my Singapore Visit, I am wondering what to start with. Should I write about the awesome food there or I should begin with the wonderful shopping places in Singapore , or maybe I should begin with the art galleries?  But while I work on my next post, how about checking my Instagram feed where I shared my Singapore Visit. Super Tree Show Singapore Sharks at the S.E.A Marine Aquarium Singapore Singapore in night as seen from the Singapore Flyer The Man made waterfalls at Gardens By the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 272015
 
Welcome To Singapore: A curtain raiser to Visit Singapore

desi Traveler Visits Singapore I slept most of the smooth flight from Chennai in India to Changi Airport in Singapore, only to be awakened by the sonorous announcement that we have reached Singapore and we need to stay seated till the plane comes to a complete halt. But the plane load of desis had other plan and suddenly everybody was up trying to open the over head locker bins, phones were switch on and all the hull gulla that desis do when  excited started. Point to ponder: I have never been able to understand why everybody tries to get [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 162015
 
Tigerair website Ticket booking experience

Sharing My experience of Booking Tickets on Tigerair Website I hope you have read my post about my post about Top 7 Things to do in Singapore -in my earlier post and about What To Shop In Singapore.  As part of my continuing research for my Singapore visite, I checked the website of Tigerair who are my hosts for this trip along with Singapore Tourism Board. I have never traveled by Tigerair earlier so was curious to know more about them and see what kind of airline they are.  So here are some screenshots with my comments about the experience [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 162015
 
Top 7 Things I plan to do in Singapore

My Wishlist for my Singapore Trip Statement A: I have been to Singapore airport many times. Statement B: I have never been to Singapore Wondering what this puzzle is? Well I have changed planes many times at the Changi Airport in Singapore during my trips to USA, but as I was always short of time, I could never take a vacation and visit Singapore. But things are about to change and by the time you read this post I will be on my way to the Singapore of the city of Lion as Singa is from  Sanskrit =Singh meaning [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]