The mythical symbol of Singapore – The Merlion

To many, the Merlion is the mythical symbol of Singapore, and is as synonymous with Singapore as chilli crab. The Merlion is the most popular attraction on the whole island, and easily over the years becomes Singapore’s tourism icon. However, not everyone knows how the Merlion came about so let’s trace back its origin and [...]
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Throwback Thursday – What is Singapore?

Throwback Thursday is a monthly snippet of Singapore’s rich cultural history. Let us know what you want to hear about next month in the comments! The very etymology is a wonder. While commonly known as “Garden City” due to the lush greenery meticulously planted (and planned) throughout the island, there’s more behind the name ‘Singapore’. [...]
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Why Singapore deserves the best travel destination for 2018

The end of the year is closer than you think! I believe that everyone has chosen a favorite destination to celebrate this festive tradition with your loved ones. However, it is still not too late to skim over this article, which will list out dozen reasons why Singapore should be in your travel bucket list [...]
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Be at home in Thailand : The land of smiles

Filled with alluring white sand beaches and incredible floating farmer’s markets, as well as sprawling night markets oozing with life, it is no surprise that Thailand has made its mark in the global tourism industry. But delve deeper and Thailand has more than just popular tourist spots to offer. Endowed with a rich cultural history, [...]
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5 Things to know about the Festival of Lights

Deepavali or Diwali? What does it celebrate? Which countries celebrate it? We’re here to break it down for you. 1. Deepavali is the original Sanskrit name Deepavali [Dīpāvalī (दीपावली)] in Sanskrit means “Row of Lamps” or “Spreading of Light”. Diwali is the contracted form of the original name, and could have emerged to simplify pronounciation under the [...]
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