Talk & Travel – Singapore & Komodo
22 December 2015 | Living
This year was Singapore’s 50th birthday and TEDx Singapore featured talks from Singapore's history over that half century: The Undiscovered Country. I spent a few days rediscovering Singapore old and Singapore new and then spoke at the TEDx conference about my nearly ...
Singapore – old
5 December 2015 | Places
I posted on the new Singapore yesterday, my stays included a spell in the new mega-hotel Marina Bay Sands. I also check out two hotels in Chinatown (New Majestic and Naumi Iliora) and one in Little India (Wanderlust). Two of them featured a development I saw in Hong K...
Singapore new – and old
4 December 2015 | Places
I’ve been to Singapore twice this year and explored a variety of old and new sites.
◄ I was not knocked out by the Gardens on the Bay – extending from across the freeway from the Marina Bay Sands ‘Integrated Resort’ down to the new waterfront. The big attractions a...
Cities – Most Liveable, Most Expensive
6 March 2014 | Places
▲ Singapore by night – liveable, brightly lit, expensive
Singapore topped a cost of living survey just released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). It’s the most expensive city in the world, pushed up to that pinnacle by factors like extraordinarily expensive...
Changi Butterfly Garden
10 April 2013 | Living
Always something new at Singapore’s Changi Airport? In fact the Butterfly Garden has been there since 2008, I just hadn’t been in the right terminal (or perhaps the right place in the right terminal?) before. It’s in the transit mall of Terminal 3 (the Singapore Air...