Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum Singapore
Adventure, photography

Postcard: Singapore

Here's a look back at Singapore. We were there for about a week in March 2019. I had never been before, and I really enjoyed it. This city-state is sophisticated and easy to navigate by public transportation. Our hotel, The Regent, offered a smartphone in the room that helped us use the bus system so… Continue reading Postcard: Singapore

Adventure, Food

City Spotlight: Singapore, Part 2–Food

Hawker stalls are the main foodie attraction in Singapore. They were built for workers to come and eat a cheap, fast, tasty lunch. The stalls are set up in hawker centers around the city, courtesy of the government. Pooling the stalls makes it easier to impose and monitor health standards. Hawker centers are usually open… Continue reading City Spotlight: Singapore, Part 2–Food


City Spotlight: Singapore, Part I–Culture

We traveled in Singapore all last week. It was my first time there, and I was immediately impressed by how modern, clean and cosmopolitan it is. This city-state was fashioned by a benevolent dictator, and the benefits of its brand of social engineering are evident in good public housing and greenery throughout the city. It's… Continue reading City Spotlight: Singapore, Part I–Culture