Author: Audrey

Morning at Singapore River – Part III

1965 Singapore Independence

Let’s take a walk back to Kim Seng Bridge, our starting point of the morning walk along Singapore River.  If you missed the last few posts, check here.   Raffles Place – Central Business District From Esplanade Park, we made our way back to Empress Place. We cross the Cavenagh Bridge to the Fullerton Hotel

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Morning at Singapore River – Part II

1823 Establishment of commerce infrastructure

  After walking for more than 2 kilometers from our starting point at Kim Seng Bridge, we are at the Central Business District of Singapore. Empress Place Lawn We have arrived at the place where Sir Stamford Raffles first landed in Singapore on 28 January 1819. A white statue of Sir Stamford Raffles is standing at

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Morning at Singapore River – Part I

1819 The beginning of Singapore trading

9 August is Singapore’s 51st Birthday, Singapore National Day, a time to celebrate, reflect on our past and look forward to our future. Singapore River has played a significant role contributing to the success of Singapore and I am bringing you for a morning walk along the Singapore River through the photos I captured using my iPhone

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Singapore River – A Story about Change

Singapore River

After moving to my new apartment, I started my morning walk along Singapore River.  I personally love walking as it helps to clear my mind and energise me both mentally and physically. The morning view along Singapore River is beautiful and calm. The pedestrian paths along the River bank are fully connected by bridges and

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Home Moving

Home

Since the day I moved out from my parents’ home to live on my own, I have started to buy more things and accumulate more things.   I bought more clothes, bags, shoes, watches, jewelries, books, toys, bedding, towels, etc.  I bought out of impulse because the items were on discount or they look good that

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Spring in Tokyo – Harajuku & Shibuya

Harajuku Station

The day’s itinerary was to Meiji Shrine, Harajuku and spent the rest of the afternoon at Shibuya. It was almost like a shopping day. Our first stop of the day was Meiji Shrine (明治神宮, Meiji Jingū) located next to the Harajuku Station. The shrine was completed and dedicated to Emperor Meiji and the Empress Shoken in 1920,

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Spring in Tokyo – Asakusa, Ueno Park, Ameyoko & Yanaka

Sensoji's Thunder Gate

On our day two at Tokyo, after a cup of coffee at the hotel room, we walked to Ginza Station, five minutes’ walk from the hotel we were staying. We took the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line to Asakusa (浅草) station. Asakusa is the centre of Tokyo’s shitamachi (literally “low city”), one of Tokyo’s districts, where

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Spring in Tokyo – Tsukiji Shijō & Akihabara

Stores at Tsukiji Shijio

Tsukiji Fish Market (Tsukiji Shijō) was our first destination as it was just 10-minutes’ walk from the hotel we stayed at. We were too tired to brave the early morning to watch the bidding, still, we managed to immerse ourselves by walking around the market and trying the freshly cooked seafood. All the seafood looked super

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