Is Singapore Worth A Visit? Debunking The Myths

Photo credit: Wikimedia Singapore has quickly climbed the heights of economic power, and is now one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world. It is a relatively new country, gaining independence from Malaysia in 1965. As there are some negative stereotypes associated with traveling there, such as high costs, strict rules and a harsh…

Singapore Worth a Visit?

Interview with Award Winning Foreign Correspondent, Conor O’Clery: Part Two

  Last month I had the privilege to sit down with two time Irish Journalist of the Year and author of 8 books, Conor O’Clery, for an interview on travel, expat life, and his many years of hard work as a foreign correspondent. That was actually my second meeting with Conor, as we’d first met…

The Buddha Tooth Relic in Singapore- A Stunning House of Worship

This past March, after an amazing 5 hours of shopping, eating and site seeing in Singapore’s Chinatown, we randomly stumbled upon the most incredible Buddhist Temple we have ever visited. Having recently opened in 2002, this place isn’t exactly ancient, but the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum overwhelmed us with ornate gold and devoted…

Interesting and funny Singapore pictures

Singapore is a diverse  city filled with many contrasts. Largely because of its colonial past the nation’s first language is English, but most residents are of Malaysian, Chinese and Indian decent and do not speak English in their homes. So unfortunately many speak their official language a little poorly. But it’s a great city for…

No durum fruit in Singapore