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Tanjong Katong / Joo Chiat: Singapore’s Peranakan Neighborhood

April 20, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

“Going around Singapore is like walking through a duty-free store,” said a long-time resident and friend. Upon closer inspection, however, there is much more to the little city-state than Orchard Road’s luxury stores that have infamously rubbed many a credit card strip and chip raw. Recently, the opportunity to stay […]

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When in Singapore: Gardens by the Bay

April 10, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

I’ve always enjoyed the love affair of Singapore with greenery in its city. It begins with vertical walls inside the airport, to the trees that line the road leading toward Changi Airport, to the kempt neighborhoods, to the Botanical Garden. Last month, I bore witness to yet another project between […]

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The Adventures of a Rovernut

December 19, 2016 11:30 am by Karla Ramos

Text by Angel Rivero| Photos by Kiefer Carrascal There’s something quite extraordinary about being a Rovernut – yes, it’s Rover + Nut, implying “nuts over Land Rovers”, or possibly even alluding to “Land Rover grease monkeys” with Nut, as in “nuts and bolts”. Whichever way you look at it, one […]

Things to Do in Universal Studios Osaka, Japan

October 3, 2016 4:12 am by Marky Ramone Go

What does it feel like being Harry Potter for a day? Or chasing bad guys hopping from one building to the next ala Spidey? All that plus a lot more becomes a reality inside the magical world of Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan. Japan has become a popular travel destination […]