Explore Singapore: The Gems of Tiong Bahru

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T iong Bahru is one of the “hip” places to explore in downtown Singapore. Contrary to high-rise buildings and HDB apartments scattered around the country, this residential estate is a conservation area filled with a heritage that resonates the “old-style” Singapore. I didn’t grow up in this country but strolling…
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Explore Singapore: Sunset at Marina Barrage

While Singapore doesn’t have a great area of natural landscapes and sceneries, it does have beautiful man-made structures and buildings that modestly brag the country’s prosperity. Its main cityscape at Marina Bay is especially alive at night – surrounded with famous work-of-arts like The Esplanade, The Merlion, Helix Bridge, Singapore…
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Explore Singapore: Chinatown

On Chinese New Year, we headed to Chinatown with our fully charged cameras for a much anticipated photowalk. Chinatown is a good place to see Singapore’s Chinese culture and rich history. Its streets show off colourful ethnic designs, good food and great bargains. There are plenty of choices – perfumes,…
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Explore Singapore: Alive Museum

Two of South Korea’s popular optical illusion museums opened in Singapore recently — Alive Museum in Suntec and Trick Eye Museum in Sentosa. Both museums contain 2D paintings and wall arts that looked 3D in photos. The paintings allow the visitors to be part of the scene and that’s when…
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Explore Singapore: S.E.A. Aquarium

Home to more than 100,000 marine animals of over 800 species, the S.E.A. Aquarium houses the magnificent gentle giants of the sea including manta rays, sharks, jelly fishes, eels, star fishes and many more. Located in Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, it is the world’s largest oceanarium according to Guinness…
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Forever 29

I’m not gonna lie. For the past few months, I’ve been feeling under. Being an expat has forced me out of my comfort zone in more ways than one. I knew it isn’t going to be easy. Change is messy. But no one ever said it would be this hard…
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