Singapore Travel Articles

Chasing Horizons #16: Onwards and Upwards – Malaysia
During Phil's whistle-stop tour of Malaysia, he missed out on the Petronas Towers but got better views from Menara KL, the world's fourth tallest communication tower.
A Round-the-World Journey to Find a New Home #20
Phil and Eddie were glad to experience the food capital (Malaysia) and the shopping capital (Singapore) of Asia, but they're not places for budget travelers to hang out in for long.
Sleepless in Singapore
Itching to boogey and get down tonight, but find the clubs and drinks in Singapore too expensive? Here’s a little tip: The Singapore Girl gets it really good here. On Ladies’ Nights, many places waive their cover charge and practically throw free alcohol at you. The downside, obviously, is that men still have to dish […]
Singapore – General Info
History This tiny fishing village was founded by a British East India Company official, Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, in 1819. The settlement came about so that the British could secure their trade against the Dutch in the Far East region. Quirky Facts It is unknown how Singapore actually got its name. The most popular […]
Singapore – August 2001
Events in August 1 – 17 Aug The Necessary Community Festival Community theatre not only means cheap (or free) tickets, but also gives you an excuse to venture into public housing suburbia (30 mins from city centre) and see how and where the average Singaporean lives. The Story Tree Puppetry troupe, The Finger Players, will […]
All Aboard the Singapore-Malacca Express
Tim Jellings waxes lyrical about his trip from Sin
PlanetRovers – Singapore/Malaysia
Singapore and Malaysia for the HolidaysUpdated February 9th, 2001 Our Bali bellies began settling on the pleasant airplane flight to Singapore. We were in awe of the airport upon arrival. It was by far the cleanest and probably best organized airport we have seen. We arrived in the early evening and it was dark by […]
Travels without a Plan #16
Singapore, Melaka and Kuala Lumpur I have finally left Australia and am well and truly onto the next stage in South East Asia. My final week in Australia can only really only be described as lazy, with not much going on apart from my first Cricket International, Australia A vs Zimbabwe (the Aussies won easily) […]
Sleepless Sojourn
On a small tropical isle, sleep doesn't come easy.
Tim and Mari’s World Tour #12
Gong Xi Fa Cai Have a happy and prosperous lunar New Year On the 3rd of February, with 6 bucks in our pockets, Mari and I jumped onto a bus at 6am. We had a dew drenched tent stuffed in our backpack, and our clothes were less than clean.  The only money we had left […]