Tag Archives: Arab Street

The Wonder of Kampong Glam

What a wonderful combination of bright Orange and hot Pink. The weathered cement floor adds to the beauty. Walking through a little alley, fringed by pots of bamboo. Feeling zen already. Oh dear, not bambi. Buying cloth. Arab Street with … Continue reading

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Back Again at Kampong Glam

The majestic Sultan Mosque greets you at Kampong Glam. Beautiful architecture of the mosque gates. Latticed window. A humble street vendor. Noticed a new Gelato shop today. In the backdrop, the flat Gateway building. Noticed there is now a 2 … Continue reading

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The Coolest Minaret Lifts at Golden Landmark Hotel

I was at the mall attached to the Golden Landmark Hotel. It’s quite an empty place, but there are several shops that sell mechanical watches, in particular vintage Rolexes. I think there has been some renovation here since our last … Continue reading

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Retro Toy Store at North Bridge Road

This is the first time I am coming across this toy store called Tai Sing which has been in operation since 1971 and has branches in Malaysia. It sells mostly toy cars and although I am not into this kinda … Continue reading

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Jalan Kledek

Jalan Kledek is the little street off North Bridge road. Inside the beautiful blue building there are two famous restaurants – Sabar Menanti II for Nasi Padang and the Islamic Restaurant for traditional briyani. It’s nice that the street is … Continue reading

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Getting to Arab Street by MRT

Decided to do a directional guide with photos, because I have absolutely no sense of direction, but luckily a good memory for visuals. I can’t read a map and think in pictures. So if you do too, I hope this … Continue reading

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Thinking about Arab Street

My heart definitely belongs to charming Arab Street. What I mean is the whole of Kampong Glam, including Haji Lanes and all the lovely little shops and cafes. It’s one place that I can’t wait to return to. I especially … Continue reading

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