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Walking around Joo Chiat after our Vietnamese meal

It’s nice to take an evening stroll, soaking in the ambience of Joo Chiat, as dusk approaches. Loads of old world charm to be experienced, amidst the more controversial prostitution going on around the bar areas. Definitely not a boring … 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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Yummiest Nasi Padang at Sabar Menanti II

The problem with blogging about food or viewing food blogs is that it makes me so darn hungry. Triggers all those cravings, especially if it’s photos of something I love to eat. Like this wonderful Nasi Padang Lunch at Sebar … Continue reading

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Malay Heritage Centre

As we continued exploring the Muslim quarter in Singapore, Kampong Gelam, we took a while to walk through the pretty ground of the Malay Heritage Centre at 85 Sultan Gate.  I have been here before, but the great thing about … Continue reading

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Arab Street: Smoke a Hookah at Sufis Corner

After more than 40 years in Singapore and on this planet, this is the first time I have come across Hookahs and people smoking these beautiful water pipes. I sure am swakoo (Singlish for country bumpkin), but in a way … Continue reading

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Sultan Mosque

It’s quite a glorious sight to see Sultan Mosque appearing amidst a row of old shophouses as you drive through Arab Street. The Sultan Mosque is located on 3 Muscat street in the Malay Heritage District known as Kampong Glam. … Continue reading

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Taboo: 14 Things Not to Do in Singapore

Just thought I’d share a list of cultural norms that I am used to since I have been corrected as I was growing up. I thought visitors here might find the list useful. I would love to hear about the … Continue reading

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