Category: Singapore

Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong: Peranakan-Inspired Boutique Hotel at Joo Chiat Heritage Town

If you’re looking for a unique, locally-inspired stay in Singapore, check in at Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong, a new boutique hotel that draws inspiration from the local neighborhood of Joo Chiat or Katong, the country’s first heritage town renowned for its Peranakan (Straits Chinese) heritage, evidenced by the exquisitely preserved...

Flytpack Pocket Wifi Rental: Unlimited Internet in Singapore and Malaysia For As Low As PHP 180 Per Day!

With destination research, bookings and socialization done online, the internet has become essential to independent travel that more and more people need to always stay connected on the go. As a travel journalist and blogger, staying online while in transit is part of the job, and can be cumbersome at times when one...

8 Fun Things to Do on the Superstar Gemini Cruise Ship by Star Cruises

Who says going on a cruise ship is boring? I recently joined a three-night cruise aboard the Superstar Gemini by Star Cruises, traveling from Singapore to Penang and Langkawi islands and back. I looked forward to the trip because it was my first time on a cruise ship, but wasn’t expecting...

Ramada & Days Hotels at Zhongshan Park: Staying at the Heart of the Balestier Heritage Trail in Singapore

Ramada Singapore and Days Hotel Singapore are two reputable hotels – both under the global Wyndham Hotel Group – located in a modest public green space shaded by old banyan trees called Zhongshan Park, along the historic Balestier Road in the Novena district of Singapore. I spent two nights at...

Traveling Easy in Singapore with VISA Debit Card [SP]

Traveling Easy in Singapore with VISA Debit Card [SP]

Before my two-week trip to India last summer, one of my biggest concerns was in what form I should take my money. Should I bring cash, credit or traveler’s check? I decided to take them all with me, missing out on another convenient option: paying in debit. A business-slash-leisure trip...