Three Meals and Snack: Eating in Singapore

Eating in Singapore presents a world’s worth of options, from humble local street food to top-notch international cuisine. With so many cultures in one place, you can eat your way around the globe, limited only by the capacity of your stomach. Though I wouldn’t consider myself a foodie, I am an adventurous eater, and I enjoy…

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Beating the heat in Singapore: Cool things to do

I’m sure this post title and timing are raising a few eyebrows for readers experiencing winter right now. Beating the Heat in Singapore? Why would you want to do that? In January, most of us northerners are probably dreaming of, or planning on, visiting warm places to take the chill out of our bones. However,…

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Brewed in Singapore: Sampling Singapore’s Craft Beer

With​ ​a​ ​drinking​ ​scene​ ​known​ ​more​ ​for​ ​cocktails​ ​(not​ ​just​ ​the​ ​Singapore​ ​Sling)​ ​and​ ​the​ ​ubiquitous Heineken-owned​ ​Tiger​ ​beer,​ ​Singapore​ ​might​ ​not​ ​be​ ​on​ ​the​ ​radar​ ​for​ ​many​ ​craft​ ​beer enthusiasts. However,​ ​rest​ ​assured,​ ​if​ ​you​ ​find​ ​yourself​ ​stranded​ ​on​ ​this​ ​island,​ ​you’ll​ ​have​ ​plenty​ ​of​ ​good​ ​beer. Drinking​ ​venues​ ​come​ ​in​ ​a​ ​wide​ ​range​…

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Four Reasons (and More) to Love Singapore

In July 2016, I spent 4 days in Singapore, the island city-state located just off the southern tip of Malaysia. Does it sound crazy to travel that far from Chicago for a “long weekend”? I chose Singapore because I wanted an easy solo trip and I needed an Asia fix. Though I’ve lived and traveled in Asia, I hadn’t…

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