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Insider tips: Singapore

Insider tips: Singapore

Chef-owner of 2am:dessertbar, Singapore-based Chef Janice Wong is a fast-rising star in both local and international culinary arenas, testament to her imaginative creations and commitment to delivering multi-sensory experiences for all who taste her desserts. (more…)

Singapore is blooming

The extraordinary Gardens by the Bay consist of more than 100 hectares of newly cultivated greenery on reclaimed land in downtown Singapore. The most striking feature is the 18 ‘supertrees’ – each between 25 and 50 metres tall – with huge concrete trunks on which more than 200 species of tropical flowering climbers, ferns and orchids are planted, and an aerial walkway for vertiginous views of the gardens. (more…)

The Fullerton shows off its new design

The Fullerton shows off its new design

The Fullerton Bay Hotel is set to become one of Singapore’s most design-forward residences when it opens on the city’s historic waterfront Marina Bay today.

Fronted by a glimmering glass facade, the hotel’s impressive 17-metre wide lobby joins onto the Clifford Pier, a heritage site that symbolises the arrival of thousands of Singapore’s earlier settlers. (more…)

Something for the weekend

Something for the weekend

Sentosa Island, just off the south coast of Singapore, has been a glitzy holiday resort since 1967, with a marina, imported-sand beaches and towering hotels. The latest, which seems right at home, is a flash new W Hotel. (more…)

Fashionistas gather at the Great Sale

Fashionistas gather at the Great Sale

The 2011 Great Singapore Sale will see fashion enthusiasts and sale-lovers flock to Singapore for the world’s largest sale of fashion and luxury goods.

Running from this week until the 24th of July, the eight-week sale will allow travellers and shopaholics the chance to save up to 70% off retail prices as well as enjoying tax-free rates for tourists. (more…)

Combine beachlife in the Maldives with city sights in Singapore

Combine beachlife in the Maldives with city sights in Singapore

Here’s a trip for those of you who want to luxuriate on a desert island but fear you might get bored after a few days: luxury hotel group Shangri-La has just launched a ‘journey’ package that combines a five-night stay at the Shangri-La Villingili Resort and Spa in the Maldives with a two-night break at the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore. (more…)

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