Category Archives: Singapore

Haji Lane – A place for hipsters to hang their hats in Singapore

In the shadow of the Sultan Mosque in the Kampong Glam district of Singapore lies Haji Lane. It is clear from the beginning that this is a part of Singapore that does not conform. Fabulous little boutiques sit alongside tiny bars with tiny tables, coffee shops, and upstairs rooms for practitioners of new age therapies. …

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Temples Toast & Tea – Singapore’s Chinatown

Brothels, opium dens, gambling, vice … Singapore’s Chinatown had it all. Although today it is a shadow of its former murky and mysterious oriental self, it still provides a fascinating glimpse into another world, with hidden surprises everywhere you turn. A ten minute walk from where I am staying you cross over a bridge designed to …

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