Yikes! That’s S$4 not S$5.

Yikes! That’s S$4 not S$5.

Bloopers in my Singapore article (shame shame shame) * SGMT — If you read my Rappler article on Singapore, you may or may not have noticed that one line had a horrendous bit of math in it: Budget for food: S$5 (₱175/meal) x 2 meals/day 

The Southern Ridges: Off The Tourist Track in Singapore

The Southern Ridges: Off The Tourist Track in Singapore

* I’d been to Singapore three times before but always, it seemed, in the company of first-time visitors. For that reason my previous routes were almost always a combination of the usual stops: Orchard Road, the Merlion, Singapore Zoo, Chinatown, Sentosa. On this, my fourth 

Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay

Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay

  Singapore is one of those places you can never really tick off your bucket list. Sure, you’ve taken a photo with the Merlion, gone on the Night Safari, shopped in Orchard, frolicked in Sentosa, and gazed in fascination at the unearthly form of the 

Ask and you shall receive

Ask and you shall receive

* We had just emerged into Little India from Exit H of Farrer Park MRT and were scanning the surrounding buildings for Mustafa Centre. My father had a map of Singapore on hand and my sister was leaning over it, trying to help him figure out where 

The One Where I Was Detained and Fingerprinted Upon Arrival in Singapore

The One Where I Was Detained and Fingerprinted Upon Arrival in Singapore

. This happened a long time ago — 2006, to be exact — and I actually rarely think about it, so it’s not something that has been traumatic or anything like that. When I do remember it, though, it seems a bit unfair, to say the least. The 

Affordable Singapore Accommodations for a Family of 5: The Summary

Affordable Singapore Accommodations for a Family of 5: The Summary

. It’s challenging enough to put together “cheap”, “comfortable” and “Singapore” in one sentence, but when you’re looking for ideal 3-night accommodations for a family of 5 — 4 adults and 1 toddler — you ought to know you’re taking “challenging” to a whole new