It may be one of the most expensive cities in Southeast Asia, but it’s still possible to travel Singapore on a budget.
A mission to eat as much food as possible during a 24-hour layover.
Instead of heading to the malls, spend some time at one of Singapore’s museums.
My first impressions and fondest memories of Singapore will always be tied to the food scene.
Ian, the couchsurfing host for my 4-night stay in Singapore, took good care of me. He was especially helpful in introducing me to the wonderful foods available in his country. Therefore, for this Friday’s flashback, it makes sense that I pick a post that highlights eating crab at the same restaurant as Anthony Bourdain, and […]
My memories of Singapore will be forever tied to the variety of delicious foods available, and Ian’s hospitality. Many people will claim you can see the city in a day, however I found 4 days to be far too short to truly get a feel for the life and culture of this wonderful city/country. Highlights […]
Ian saw me off to the train on his way to work. He was entirely too generous with his time and money. While hostels aren’t particularly expensive in Singapore, I saved quite a bit of money by staying with him when you factor in the internet, laundry, food, and transportation costs. It still amazes […]
The next day, I joined Ian on a short trip across the border to Singapore for a travel fair sponsored by Malaysia Air. Despite high hopes for cheap fairs, the event was a dud, and we got lunch and a few shirts at a nearby mall. The prices were super cheap on some clothing, so […]
On my second full day in Singapore, I ran an errand with Ian to his alma mater, the National University of Singapore. It was fun to walk through the halls, and eat in the cafeteria, with all the students. It brought back memories from my own college years. Afterwards, I opted for us to […]
In Singapore, Dave visits the iconic Merlion, holds his first snake, and drinks a Singapore Sling at the Raffles Hotel where it was created.