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Getting Ready

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 31 Mar 2014 | By tottie | Views [32]

It is now exactly six weeks before I set off on my next adventure.  On May 12th, I fly to Singapore, and all being well, will have a 60 minute wait for my sister to fly in from Adelaide.  It will be our first holiday together since our childhood ... Read more >

Tags: shanghai, singapore, smart traveller, visa

Sunset on SE Asia

THAILAND | Fri, 10 Jan 2014 | By butterfly-freed | Views [177]

Six months ago I arrived in Bangkok to a culture for which I had no yardstick, no previous point of reference and for which I was unprepared. Arriving in The Land of Smiles to find none, and in fact finding more a feeling of hostility towards 'just another ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, bali, cambodia, healing, journey, penang, singapore, thailand, travelling, vietnam

Hello Ubud, Bali !

INDONESIA | Fri, 11 Oct 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [307]

The last 24 hours have been a series of delayed events but all followed by a great result. Last night in Singapore I went to see the fountain and light show held every night at 8pm (there are some later performances too) at the Marina Bay Sands. You ... Read more >

Tags: bali, bliss bungalows, marina bay sands, singapore, ubud

Singapore & Kuala Lumpur

SINGAPORE | Sat, 17 Aug 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [370]

Getting around Singapore couldn't be easier. My first trip entails a sight-seeing tour on an open top bus. It may the ultimate tourist option, but it's a great way to get your bearings. What better start than to make my first watering hole stop the iconic ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, grasslands coaches, kuala lumpur, seri pacific hotel, singapore

Singapore Surprises

SINGAPORE | Wed, 14 Aug 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [202]

It's quite staggering what you can pack into just under 700km2. How about 5.5m people, skyscrapers of all descriptions, parks, attractions and of course sufficient living space. Welcome to Singapore - island, city and state. A fusion of nationalities ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, pods, sentosa, singapore

Bussing Singapore

SINGAPORE | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By martinbradley | Views [102]

OMG, WTF good grief and maybe even WOW, the wasp coloured double-decker bus to Singapore stung my sight. It was so posh that even had a Captain instead of a bus driver, boarding passes instead of tickets and those little screens in the back of seats ... Read more >

Tags: asia, bus, singapore, travel

Merlion City

SINGAPORE | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By martinbradley | Views [210]

Merlion city was awash with business types, drizzles of rain and a focused rushing towards year end and year beginning.     Singapore was just where I had left it several months beforehand - at the end of the Johor Bahru causeway and ... Read more >

Tags: asia, singapore, travel

Sydney and getting to Seoul

CHINA | Thu, 16 May 2013 | By annacarlson | Views [205] | Comments [2]

On Monday May 13th, i woke up in Alice Springs and made my way to the airport to fly to Sydney to get to see Ally! It was about 6:30 pm-ish when i landed. Ally came and picked me up at the metro station outside her house. I met the family who shes staying ... Read more >

Tags: australia, china eastern airlines, delays, flying, quantas, shanghai, singapore, sydney

Why You Should Plan a Layover in Singapore

SINGAPORE | Tue, 2 Apr 2013 | By jericafromamerica | Views [153]

             One thing every budget traveler knows is that a layover is the perfect way to indulge in a country you may have otherwise flown right over. While visa rules can put a hinderance on stepping foot off airport ... Read more >

Tags: airports, layovers, singapore, smart travel

How to eat at a Hawker centre

SINGAPORE | Mon, 10 Sep 2012 | By lani | Views [382]

Read any guidebook, review any website or watch any episode of a travel show and they'll all recommend the quintessential "Hawker market" experience in Singapore (and most of SE Asia as well). While the idea of street food might turn some people off, ... Read more >

Tags: chinese food, hawker centres, singapore

Interview with Hanna Butler: On Travel Writing & Southeast Asia

WORLDWIDE | Wed, 1 Aug 2012 | By scholarships | Views [4639] | Comments [1]

Hanna Butler , winner of our 2012 Travel Writing Scholarship , went on assignment to Southeast Asia earlier this year. She worked with Rough Guides author Richard Lim to update The Rough Guide to Singapore ... Read more >

Tags: #wnwriting, asia, learning, malaysia, scholarships, singapore, southeast asia, travel, travel writing, writing

Photos: Singapore - July 2012

SINGAPORE | Tue, 17 Jul 2012 | By nancyunderthestars | Photo Gallery

Five days in Singapore for a company awards event and celebration as well as some down time.
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Tags: architecture, hotel, marina bay sands, pool, singapore, temple

Singapore and trip to Tioman Island

MALAYSIA | Thu, 21 Jun 2012 | By jomppa_and_miki | Views [584] | Comments [1]

We arrived to Singapore on Thursday 14th as the plan was. Flights were operated through Qantas, but the first flight however was operated via Air Lingus. (Dublin-Frankfurt). From Frankfurt we connected with Qantas to Singapore. It was a bit shocking ... Read more >

Tags: beach, malaysia, singapore, snorkeling, tioman island

Travel Writing Scholarship 2012 - The Winner

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 17 May 2012 | By scholarships | Views [17054] | Comments [5]

Last week we announced The Shortlist for our 2012 Travel Writing Scholarship to Southeast Asia. And now, the moment you have been waiting for... We have a winner! Our judging panel has had the very difficult task of whittling 1718 entries ... Read more >

Tags: #wnwriting, asia, bali, indonesia, malaysia, scholarships, singapore, southeast asia, travel, travel writing scholarship

Quietly Enjoy That Big City

INDONESIA | Thu, 17 May 2012 | By sarashanti | Views [171]

At the dinner, my friend asked me about the most memorable place that I had among all my travel experience. My answer for her question is only a not-so-famous street among the Indonesian tourists’ ears that often traveled to Singapore. There are many ... Read more >

Tags: asia, bencoolen, singapore

Singapore, The God of Mall Things

SINGAPORE | Mon, 7 May 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [269]

I arrived about mid-morning after a short hop from Penang airport. With roughly 2 days in Singapore, I figure there's no need to take a taxi and rush to my hotel. Singapore is a small place, but it still took 1 hour on the MRT to my hotel in Chinatown.... Read more >

Tags: chinatown, little india, sightseeing, singapore

A few words on Singapore

SINGAPORE | Thu, 15 Mar 2012 | By josh_shona | Views [221]

Having only spent a day or two in Singapore, I can't say I really got a real feel for the place, more like a quick grope. Initially the place concerned me. It appeared that Singapore was trying to its best to behave like a 14 year old girl. Endless ... Read more >

Tags: singapore

On the Road with Rough Guides: Our Mentor Richard on the Travel Writing Profession

SINGAPORE | Mon, 20 Feb 2012 | By projecttravel | Views [5030] | Comments [2]

Whenever the travel writing profession is mentioned, romantic images of destination hopping, endless days of exploring, and breezy evening sitting in cafes writing up all the adventures immediately spring to mind. But is what is the  reality? ... Read more >

Tags: asia, opportunities, professions, project travel, scholarships, singapore, southeast asia, travel, writing

Travel Writing Scholarship 2012 - Southeast Asia

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 20 Feb 2012 | By scholarships | Views [256618] | Comments [155]

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED! Entries close April 23rd, 2012 at 2pm AEST (UTC +10). Do you want to be a published travel writer? This year we decided to shake things up a bit and instead of choosing just one country for our scholarship…... Read more >

Tags: #wnwriting, asia, indonesia, malaysia, rough guides, scholarships, scholarships, singapore, travel, travelfish

Video FAQs: Travel Writing Scholarship 2012 - Southeast Asia

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 16 Feb 2012 | By scholarships | Views [6385] | Comments [4] | Video

Are you an aspiring travel writer planning to apply for the 2012 Travel Writing Scholarship to Southeast Asia ?  We've put together a few video clips to share with you in hopes that they will answer any application questions and provide a bit of ... Read more >

Tags: #wnwriting, asia, indonesia, malaysia, rough guides, scholarships, singapore, southeast asia, travel, travelfish

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