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The celebration of Sling 100!

Lately, the SG50 is celebrating the country’s independence (since the expulsion from Malaysia in on 7 August, 1965). Since then the two countries walked separated paths. 158 more words


Liquid Gold

The Raffles Hotel provides a cool and airy break from the heat and humidity outside.

The Long Bar is a welcome and welcoming pitstop for the weary tourist and it seems only right to try out a Singapore Sling – this is its birthplace after all.   71 more words

Thursday Special

From Melaka through Johor Bahru to Singapore

With the Missus gone to faraway countries, there was no reason to stay in KL and so I jumped on a bus to Melaka. A couple of backpackers we met had recommended a visit to this little pictoresque (in parts) town that lets you experience what life back in the days of the Dutch East India company might have been like. 603 more words


Chapter 21, Singapore 

Sunday 5, We boarded the plane and the cabin crew (ladies), all wore sarongs, they looked really beautiful. We took off and during the flight I watched 2 in flight films and we were given 2 meals plus lots of drinks, the flight was pretty good apart from a little turbulence over the South China Sea. 2,310 more words

24 Hours in Singapore

After spending a week lounging and lazing in bustling Kuala Lumpur, we had a quick stop in Singapore on our way to Indonesia. We spent two days in the city, but after an early morning flight from KL (6 AM arrival), we were completely exhausted. 999 more words


# 31 Drink A Singapore Sling At The Raffles Hotel

Photo by Byrion Smith/flickr.com

Singapore Sling is a fruity cocktail drink that was invented by a bartender named Ngiam Tong Boon at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel Singapore in 1915. 279 more words

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