Tag Archives: Singapore

Reeling in the Year:2014

Today marks one year since we pulled on our rucksacks and said goodbye to Lucy and Martin in Greenwich, London. We boarded the train to Heathrow with a one way ticket to Perth Australia via Delhi, Bangkok and Bali. Our tummies were tumbling, there was mixture of excitement, fear, sadness and nerves inside. Little did […]

30000 Hits Woohoo!

Yesterday our blog has hit 30000 views so now would be a good time to crunch the numbers and see what trends we have seen on our trip so far. But before we do that we want to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who spends time checking out our blog!!   Travel   […]

7 Months in Asia

As we board the flight to Perth we have realised that it is just over 7 months travel in Asia that has just been completed. To commemorate this here is some Top 7 lists of our incredible journey so far. (n.b Each item has a link to that post!)   Written by John AND Karen! […]

Date Night

Over the last 6 months we haven’t had many proper nights out. While in Singapore it seemed appropriate to have a good old date night. We headed for the Marina Sands Hotel no less to enjoy a few expensive cocktails and beers watching the sun set over over this fantastic city. We followed the tip […]

Quays of the Kingdom

Right on the harbour close to Raffles Landing is an area of former warehouses. These have now been turned into trendy areas called Clarke Quay and Boat Quay. Clarke Quay contains a mixture of shops, restaurants and bars all clustered around a centrally covered area. A quick walk along the canal brings you upon a […]

The Secret Life Of Arabia

Crossing the Bridge and walking due east of Little India you can’t but fail to notice a mosque to your left. This is the Sultan Mosque and it is the center piece of an area known as Kampong Glam or Arab Street – a middle eastern enclave in the heart of Singapore. This area was […]

The Littlest India that was…

  Missing Indian food and finding poor substitutes in the little isolated Indian Restaurants, (all run by Tamils from Chennai by the way!), scattered around the old French Indochina there was only place to go… Singapore’s Little India!! Like Little John in Robin Hood it seems this place is ironically named.There is nothing little about […]