Tag Archives: MRT

#15. Simple Joys: Seeing Deepavali Decor in the train

Just seeing your upcoming festival being recognised was nice.

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MRT to Changi Airport

I adore the pink MRT seats.

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MRT Ride to Bedok on a Rainy Day

View from the overground train.

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7 Favourite Cafes in Town (Near an MRT)

Because coffee or tea and cupcakes, make a day even better. Wrote about it here.

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Nightmarish Crowds at the MRT

In Singapore we are constantly yearning for space. This is what we face when we take the MRT at peak hour. Crazy huh?

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Sembawang: Green & Soothing

The walk to Sembawang MRT can be pleasant just after the rain. There is a stretch of road that reminds me of our Botanic Gardens. And this is the part of the red line that is above ground. No air-conditioning … Continue reading

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The Star Vista: New Mall at Buona Vista MRT & My Directory Picks

B likes to hunt for new malls (that seems to be the main thing in Singapore if you want to escape the heat) and he was the one who told me about this place. My first time here and I … Continue reading

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Art by Kids at Bay Front MRT

Took this some time ago and forgot about it. Decided it was time for a short post to appreciate the art at our MRT Stations.

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Shopping at ION

My cousin’s last request before she had to head home (her second home being Australia), was to shop at ION and so we did. I asked her if this was her favourite place for shopping in Singapore and she said … Continue reading

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Batam Spa, Day Trip (Part 1 of 3)

Wanna talk about Tempat Senang Spa which is numero uno on Tripadvisor and which has discounts on Mondays and Tuesdays. Wasn’t totally impressed to be honest, but I will take you through my journey detailing what I liked and what … Continue reading

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Walking from Esplanade MRT to Purvis Street

I have no sense of direction, so I’m so thankful for google maps. However when I got off Esplanade MRT at Exit F, I breathed a sigh of relief. Raffles Hotel which is the first landmark was right before me … Continue reading

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Taking the MRT to Holland Village

It was our first time taking the new MRT line to Holland Village. But the sad thing is, Holland Village now feels old compared to some of the new places we’ve discovered. Holland Village from my teenage days seems to … Continue reading

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Exploring Yong Siak Street at the Hip New Tiong Bahru

This is my second visit to Yong Siak Street. This time the restaurant Open Door Policy was open and so we had to try it. Will cover that in my next post. Since it was D’s first visit, we had … Continue reading

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Books for a Dollar at Kallang Leisure Park

When I was taking the escalator at the MRT station called Stadium, it jerked. I then wondered what if this thing suddenly stopped? It would be a long flight down. Pretty scary as I think this very long escalator goes … Continue reading

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Crazy Crowds at the New JCube Mall at Jurong East MRT (& My Directory Picks)

I feel embarrassed to say that I was one among the crowd at JCube. I really wanted to turn away from the madness.  If you drive you can’t get a lot here and have to also wait for one at … Continue reading

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Loving the New Bay Front MRT (Connected to Marina Bay Sands)

I had no idea that Bay Front MRT was internally connected to the Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. Since the government has been discouraging gambling by locals, I always imagined that the stop would be placed at least 5 minutes … Continue reading

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What is Happening to our MRT System?

I just want to hear no more bad news about MRT system. I can imagine how rattled the passengers and train drivers must have been when they heard the bang.  It was reported to be due to an electrical surge. … Continue reading

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#88. Pink MRT Seats

Sometimes it’s the simplest things that make you happy. Like pink MRT seats.  Never seen this colour on our trains before. This may be a bit biased on my account as I love pink, especially bubble gum pink. How refreshing … Continue reading

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The Circle Line Extension Brings the Crowds & is welcomed by Small Business Owners

[youtube]yACsbKNrHT8[/youtube] I think the increased accessibility is a good thing, although I haven’t experienced the crowd situation yet. Also pleasing to hear that small businesses may benefit.

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Singaporeans Interviewed on the Circle Line

[youtube]gZizFnSfrEQ[/youtube] I don’t watch TV, but I do enjoy our local news segments where ordinary people give their views. I find it refreshing and dare I say amusing at times. The answers were ‘classic’. Definitely more interesting than just listening … Continue reading

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Thrilled About the Circle Line

Finally, the Circle Line extension is open. I am most excited about 3 stops on the yellow line: Botanic Gardens, Holland Village and Haw Par Villa. I can’t wait till the Circle Line becomes a full circle – I hope. … Continue reading

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Improvements in Singapore’s Public Transport Promised

It’s great news that there will be a new station near Marina Bay Sands called Bayfront and it’ll open in January 2012. [youtube]KAm3J2ri-Pc[/youtube] I like the idea of knowing when the bus is coming and how crowded it is. More … Continue reading

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