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Notes from the Underground

Singapore is one of the few places on earth where it's possible to visit every train station in the entire country. So I've decided to do exactly that. Over the coming months, I'll send a dispatch from every single one.

Mallrat

Forget retail therapy. Think, archery, boating and getting a maid. This is all about the strange little things that seem to appear in shopping malls in this corner of the world.

Good Eats

This part of the world is fill of some truly amazing foods. Some flavours are great, others are a little more acquired. Find out more here.

The Great Outdoors

Air conditioning is pretty popular around here, and eating is the national sport. But there are still plenty of things to do outside.

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Selfie Coffee: all your questions answered

Posted on May 13, 2015

Because you all have so many questions about caffeinating a picture of your face, I’m going to tell you all about this important issue. I went to this place once, and that makes me an expert.   Where and...

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The lies that protect the stones: a weekend in Siem Reap

Posted on May 7, 2015

National Geographic has lied to you. Repeatedly. And so has every other glossy travel magazine, for that matter. In a way, they own Angkor Wat. Not as a physical object, but as a carefully crafted corner of the...

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Throwback thursday – Changi Jewel from 1952?

Posted on May 7, 2015

Changi Airport is arguably the world’s best. Okay, I haven’t been...

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Throwback Thursday: VR Man

Posted on Apr 30, 2015

In the late ’90s Singapore’s Media Corp produced this live-action...

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Koyasan – Japan’s monastery-filled mountain retreat

Posted on Apr 28, 2015

This slideshow requires JavaScript. We ended up at Koyasan through clumsy and...

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Throwback thursday – Kampong Glam’s past

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

This little snippet of the history of Kampong Glam is worth a watch. Haji lane...

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Throwback thursday: Singapore Airlines Commercial

Posted on Apr 16, 2015

  I’m not exactly sure how old this ad is. Judging from the cars,...

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