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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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The dot in the Indian Ocean - Singapore

The New Straits Times, the paper for peninsular Malaysia on the plane from Kuala Lumpur had some earnest headlines on its front page: “The Gold Bangle and the Birth of a Nation” below a paragraph under the title Economic Sprint and an ambitious 10-point proposal aimed at elevating the economic standing of Malays and in the narrow column by its side bore a photo of Brendan Rogers, Liverpool manager which said, “Arsenal and Liverpool in Desperate Mode”. 735 more words


Time Machine: Singapore Raffles Hotel

Anyone have a time machine?

Until someone invents a time machine, Singapore has Raffles Hotel.

Since it’s reopening on September 16, 1991, Raffles Hotel has continued to be a top destination in Singapore. 504 more words


Singapore Sling

Yummy! The Raffels Hotel is a must-see here in Singapore. The Long Bar is famous for the Singapore Sling, and of course Trent and I just had to have one (or two) of these. 283 more words

Singapore Adventures

Waldorf Astoria Champange Sunday Brunch

What a special treat we gave ourselves this Sunday. We had 3 birthday’s and 2 wedding anniversary’s to celebrate during this one week of August, so what better place to celebrate than in the beautiful Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund! 487 more words

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