Travel News: Bangkok is most visited city in Asia!

MasterCard shared the data of their Destination Index 2017 at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Bangkok – and Bangkok, the City of Angels, had the highest number of nightly arrivals at 19.3 Million, followed by Singapore, my previous home town (13.1M) and Tokyo (12.6M).  … Continue reading

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Singapore – not as boring as you might think!

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I call Singapore “Asia for Beginners” – because it is the easiest city to visit in Asia. Some people think it is boring – but I have lived there: Dig a little deeper and you can find it’s quirky side, like this art display on Orchard Street, or it’s quieter side in the Chinese Garden or its natural side on Mt Faber!
Interested to go – check out my Travel Made Easy – Getting to Singapore, and Getting around the city, Where to Stay and What to Do in Singapore

Perfect Day: Singapore Itinerary

While I generally recommend to take your time when traveling, Singapore, Asia for Beginners, is the easiest city in Asia to see on a “Perfect Day” itinerary: The compact size of the island nation and the great public transfer make it easy to see the multiethnic heritage, enjoy amazing parks, great shopping and dining, all in a single day! Check … Continue reading

Top things to see and do in Singapore

Singapore was the second most popular Asian city in 2015 with foreign visitors – and it’s easy to see why. It is so easy to visit and get around this English-speaking city that I call it Asia for Beginners. If you are planning a visit for just a day or a few, check out the top things to see and … Continue reading

What is the best area to stay in Singapore?

Singapore is one of the most expensive places in the world, and that includes some of the highest hotel rates! For those sky-high rates, you do get very high standards of accommodation and service. And with a little bit of planning, you can find a good place to stay at a reasonable price in Singapore, Asia for Beginners! Continue after … Continue reading

My favorite rooftop bar in Singapore – Fullerton Bay Hotel

Despite Singapore’s reputation as being very proper and a little boring compared to bustling, fun Asian capitals like Bangkok or Hong Kong, there is plenty of evening entertainment to be found, especially if you are looking for a classy experience on a night out! My favorite destination for drinks on an evening is the Fullerton Bay Hotel and it’s stylish … Continue reading

Travel Made Easy: Getting around Singapore

I called Singapore “Asia for Beginners” – and one of the things that makes Singapore so easy to visit is the excellent public transportation. From trains and buses to taxis, there are plenty of options and they are all reliable, fast and relatively inexpensive – at least to the high prices for hotels, restaurants and bars in Singapore! Check out … Continue reading