Category: South Asia

Visiting Singapore Japanese Garden as a Local Tourist

Singapore Chinese Garden

After visiting the Chinese Garden, I crossed the bridge connecting to the Japanese Garden, continuing my Local Tourist experience. The Japanese Garden is a strolling garden showcasing a landscape style originating from the Muromachi and Momoyama periods of Japanese history. I explored the place, walked past the Guesthouse along Garyuchi pond.   After walking around for two

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Visiting Singapore Chinese Garden as a Local Tourist

Singapore Chinese Garden

On Sunday morning, I visited the Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden which are situated next to each other on two little islands connected via a bridge with both islands connected to the main island. The last I visited the Singapore Chinese Garden was when I was a little girl. On the way to the Chinese Garden,

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Local Food in Singapore

Singapore Local Food

Further to my last post on the Local Food in Singapore, in response to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge theme – Local, I am sharing more local food that are available at the hawker centres, coffee shops and food courts in Singapore. These pictures were also taken by my friend, Michael Lee. Following is a typical local breakfast set

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgia (Singa)

Singa Mascot

I have been thinking about if I should share this picture for this week’s photo challenge theme, Nostalgia, as only Singaporeans of my era could relate to it.  Anyway, here it is. Singa the Lion was introduced to the public in 1982 as the official mascot for Singapore’s National Courtesy Campaign.  Singa (meaning “lion” in Malay)

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Morning Walk at Sengkang Riverside Park

Sengkang Riverside Park

I was greeted by the clear blue sky when I got up from bed, so we took a drive to the north eastern part of Singapore to explore Sengkang Riverside Park, my first visit to the Park.   Sengkang Riverside Park Sengkang Riverside Park is one of the four parks located on the North Eastern

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest (10 Otters)

Singapore Bishan 10 Otters

This week’s photo challenge is Quest. A group of otter enthusiasts are in a quest of capturing the action of the Bishan 10 – an endearing name given to a family of ten otters who adopted Bishan Park, Singapore as their habitat. Following picture is taken by my friend, an otter enthusiast, at Bishan Park,

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