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East Coast Lagoon Food Village – Singapore’s Ultimate Seafood Hawker Center

Singapore has its fare share of upscale bars & restaurants, like Marina Bay Sands, Jumbo and Tanjong Beach Club, but food-mad locals (and tourists) salivate for hawker centers – open-air food courts where each stall serves one dish, and they do it well! This hawker center, which sits in the tropical beach of East Coast […]

Toast Box At Singapore’s Wisma Atria Food Republic

Kopi tiams (or kopitiams) are very popular traditional breakfast and coffee shops found in parts of South East Asia. Toast Box, owned by the BreadTalk group, is a chain of modern kopi tiam style cafes in Singapore, and we happened to visited the location at Wisma Atria Food Republic, across from one of the smallest […]

Singapore to Overtake Las Vegas as World’s Second Largest Gambling Hub

Singapore is set to become the world’s second largest revenue generating gambling destination, with forecast earnings of $6.4 billion this year — overtaking Las Vegas which is projected to earn $6.2 billion. Making this projection at a gaming conference in Macau, the American Gaming Association president, Frank Fahrenkopf, said Singapore’s two (yes only 2!) casinos have exceeded […]

Ice Cream (Literally) Sandwiches On Singapore’s Orchard Road

After seeing the Amazing Race contestants run ice cream sandwich carts in Singapore, we wanted to try one while we were in the city. Why? Well these tasty treats are not your regular ice cream sandwiches, they are literally sandwiches – with real bread! While shopping on Orchard Road, we noticed King’s Ice Cream cart […]

World’s Smallest McDonald’s?

While strolling along the famous Orchard Road in Singapore, we came across the tiniest McDonald’s we’ve ever seen: This miniature McD’s is located in front of Lucky Plaza, near Topshop, and across the street from ice cream sandwich vendors who use actual bread, and the Wisma Atria mall, home of the delicious Food Republic. After […]

Beanstro – The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf At Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands

After grabbing drinks at The Coffee Bean & Teaf Leaf’s Beanstro at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, we tested our luck at the Marina Bay Sands casino with our friends Tom & Elaine. To gain access to the Marina Bay Sands casino, Singaporeans must pay $100 to enter. Other nationalities do not need to […]

Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands is a massive integrated resort fronting Singapore’s Marina Bay. Developed by Las Vegas Sands, the spectacular complex is the world’s most expensive standalone casino property. [source: marinabaysands.com] Their grand opening was held in February 2011 (just a couple weeks after we were there) and showcased the beautiful resort’s main features: 2,561-room hotel, […]

Mandarin Gardens Condominiums In Singapore

During our trip to Singapore, we were fortunate to stay with our good friends, Tom & Elaine at their lovely Mandarin Gardens apartment. Located along the East Coast, Mandarin Gardens is one of the most sought after condominium complexes for expats residing in Singapore. Units are well spaced out with large balconies – some facing […]

BreadTalk Singapore Review – Famous Floss Buns

The award-winning, Singapore-based BreadTalk company has been baking tasty treats for over eleven years. It operates a chain of retail outlets selling a wide range of bread, cakes, buns and pastries. They currently have branches in Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Philippines, Kuwait, Oman, India, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Korea, Vietnam, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. They also […]

Lau Pa Sat Festival Market Singapore

Singaporeans have a national obsession with street food. Their love for their four distinct cultural cuisines is apparent: Malay, Chinese, Indian and Western fares are all readily available at hawker stalls and food courts all over the tiny city-state. One of the most famous hawker centres is Lau Pa Sat Festival Market located in the […]

SKI360° Singapore’s First Cable-Ski Park

SKI360° is a cable waterskiing and wakeboarding company located at Singapore’s East Coast Park. [SKI360°] Cable skiing or wakeboarding as its name implies, is waterskiing or wakeboarding where the participants are not pulled by a boat but by an overhead cable, very similar to a snow ski lift, but erected around the banks of a […]

Topshop Knightsbridge On Orchard Road, Singapore

Singapore has nine Topshop locations around the city-state and three of those are on the famous Orchard Road. We stopped by Topshop’s Knightsbridge location at 270 Orchard Road while we were traveling in Singapore. Knightsbridge is the shopping destination in Singapore – a slice of London’s most luxurious address housed within the Grand Park Orchard […]