For such a new city, Singapore has its share of oldish looking buildings!
St Andrews Cathedral is right in the center of Singapore city. In fact, it’s right outside City Hall MRT station. It’s not very big as far as cathedrals go, but it’s quite charming, has an aura of importance about it, and most importantly welcomes visitors and tourists! Outside is also a museum of sorts whichContinue reading “St Andrews Cathedral”
12 years ago I visited Singapore. I looked for the Merlion, but it was gone, being repaired or relocated or something, with just a stone platform left behind. Now at last I get to see not one but two Merlions! The strange thing about the Merlion is that for a national symbol, nobody seem toContinue reading “Seeking the Merlion”
At night we went to a show called “Songs of the Sea”. Apart from being spectacular and having music, there was absolutely no information on what the show was about. I guess they expect everyone to have looked up all of the island activities before visiting. And they probably should have… eh… Well, it turnedContinue reading “Sentosa – Songs of the Sea”
Purpose built tourist island resort. Probably the most famous tourist attraction in Singapore, it was still under construction with only about half the island complete. There was a freefall activity that was quite interesting but unfortunately wasn’t open for another few months. Actually getting there was quite tricky. When we got to the MRT station,Continue reading “Sentosa”
The Jurong Bird Park – the largest bird park in the world. It is kinda far from everything, but there are so many species of birds there that it’s definitely worth seeing if you have half a day to spare. Unfortunately for us, this was one of the days when it was forecast to rain. Continue reading “Jurong Bird Park”