The Complete Guide for Exploring Pulau Ubin, Singapore

Guide to Pulau Ubin Singapore

Off the beaten path? Check. Non-touristy? Without a doubt. Cheap? Yes, yes, yes. Pulau Ubin is a small island (about 10sqm in size) located at the north east of Singapore. Even though it is part of Singapore, Pulau Ubin doesn’t look a tiny bit like Singapore! It is said that Pulau Ubin is a reflection of Singapore in the 1960s. In Malay, Pulau Ubin means Granite Island. Granite mining was once the major industry on Pulau Ubin. Today, there are no more granite mines. Instead, you’ll find beautiful quarries, dense vegetation, wildlife… Read More

30 Things To Do in Sentosa Island, Singapore

Things to do in Sentosa

What’s there to do in Sentosa? Isn’t it just a small island? Yes, it is. In fact, the island is just slightly under 5 square kilometers. If you’re a first-time visitor to Singapore, I couldn’t recommend visiting Sentosa highly enough. If have visited Sentosa before, well, it’s so hard to tell your friends you’ve seen it all because the island keeps adding new things all the time, it’s so annoying. Is Sentosa worth visiting? Yes. Well, I’m obviously biased. I visited Sentosa the first time about 17 years ago and fell in… Read More

How to Travel from Changi Airport to City

How to Get from Singapore Airport to City

One of the most important questions that independent travelers like us need to answer before arriving in our destination is: How to get from airport to city? Through this article, I hope to give you an overview of all the possible methods and estimated prices to get from Changi Airport to the city. Let’s cut the introduction short and go directly to the answers!

Getting Around Singapore – An Ultimate Guide

Ultimate Guide to Getting Around Singapore

The transportation system in Singapore is one of the best in Southeast Asia in my opinion. Why is it so? Firstly, it’s extensive. Almost all parts of Singapore can be accessed by public transportation. Secondly, it can be easily understood. The rules, routes, fares, schedules are set in stone, so you don’t need to worry about being scammed MOST of the time (I’m going to mention about situations where you could be ripped off in the Taxi section, though). This article will show you EVERYTHING you need to know about how to… Read More

8 Awesome Places in Singapore You Can Visit for Free (and You Should!)

Awesome Places in Singapore You Can Visit for Free

I think it’s safe to say that Singapore is the most expensive country to live in Southeast Asia. In general, the Southeast Asia region is pretty cheap compared to other regions, such as North Asia (where Japan and Korea are located at). Budget travellers are mostly attracted to Thailand because of its low living cost. Many would skip Singapore in a heartbeat. As someone who have lived in the tiny red dot for over a decade, let me tell you the truth that you deserve to know: It is possible to travel… Read More

45 Things to Do in Changi Airport, Singapore

Things to Do in Changi Airport, Singapore

If you are that last-minute guy/gal who always arrive at the airport just in time before the check-in counter closes, I recommend that you arrive much earlier if you’re flying out from Changi Airport. I’ll tell you why. There are SO many things to do, see and eat in Changi Airport! And don’t worry if you’re on a tight budget. The most awesome places in Changi Airport are free anyway! Because I’m an ambitious traveller, I did what I should do. I spent a lot of time at the airport, trying to… Read More

Singapore Tourist Pass, EZ Link or Standard Ticket? Which One is Better?

Singapore Tourist Pass, EZ Link or Standard Ticket - Which One is Better for travellers

To take public transportation in Singapore, you need either cash or card. Paying by cash is rather inconvenient because you need to give the exact amount, otherwise no change will be given. Majority people use cards, but which card is better? There are 3 cards that travellers can use in Singapore: Singapore Tourist Pass, EZ Link and Standard Ticket. Each has its own pros and cons, and each is suited for different types of travellers. In this post, I write about the details of each card, followed by situations when a certain… Read More

Best Singapore Prepaid SIM Card for Travellers in 2019

Best Prepaid SIM Card in Singapore for Travellers and Tourists

Who can live and travel without data SIM card? I CAN’T. SIM card is my second priority when I arrive in a new country, after local currency. Having a local SIM card with data gives me confidence and assurance that I can survive in a new country even if I don’t speak the language. When my family and friends visit me in Singapore, they’re always asking me to help them buy SIM cards. Choosing the best Singapore SIM card is both easy and hard! Easy because there are only 3 major phone… Read More

How to travel from Singapore to Johor Bahru by Bus (2019)

Bus 170x, cw1 from kranji singapore to johor bahru

As someone who stays and works in Singapore, I have to admit that I am constantly looking for short getaways to neighboring countries. The nearest city from Singapore would be Johor Bahru, one of the major cities in Malaysia. You could travel from Singapore to Johor Bahru via public transport or by driving. The travel duration from Singapore to JB depends greatly on traffic condition. And nope, there is no flight between JB and SG. Some people, on rare occasion, do walk across the border. However, please do not walk because it… Read More

Where to See Christmas Decorations in Singapore 2018

Christmas decoration and lights up in Singapore 2018

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Ho ho ho! It’s the time of the year when you hear Christmas carols everytime you go out to the shopping malls. It’s the time of the year when your Facebook and Instagram feeds are filled with Christmas trees and Christmas feast! It’s also probably the season you travel. Speaking of travel, Singapore is a wonderful destination for Christmas. Every year, the country put up so many kinds of themed decorations all over the island, from Boon Lay in the west to Changi in the east,… Read More