Singapore Shorts

All things Singaporean from a local girl


I love to travel, but I love coming back home to Singapore as well, a country that I've lived in all my life.

When I can't get out there, I take the time to explore my home city instead.

We're so much more than no chewing gum, caning and fines! Here are some tips from a local Singaporean on what you can expect when you visit.

If you have any questions or just want to hang out when you're in town (I love meeting my readers!), drop me a note in the contact page!

A Peranakan Tea Experience at The Intan

A Peranakan Tea Experience at The Intan

Checking out The Intan for an immersive Peranakan tea experience

Hidden gems in Singapore as recommended by a local

Hidden gems in Singapore as recommended by a local

My personal recommendations for things to do that I give to friends who visit Singapore. No guide books, just my experiences!

The Singaporean guide to taking leave for travel – Jan-Jun 2017

The Singaporean guide to taking leave for travel – Jan-Jun 2017

Planning your leave days in 2017? Here’s a guide on how to maximise your time and where you can go around Asia.

Tracing the Evolution of Singapore’s Growing Street Art Scene [A List Article]

Tracing the Evolution of Singapore’s Growing Street Art Scene [A List Article]

My first ever print article published and it’s about one of my favourite things – street art!

The worst possible advice to give someone travelling to Singapore – on Matador Network

The worst possible advice to give someone travelling to Singapore – on Matador Network

I get really annoyed when I read articles about Singapore from someone who’s obviously never been here in their life. Here’s some real advice from a true blue Singaporean.

Where to find Street Art in Singapore – Bugis and Bras Basah

Where to find Street Art in Singapore – Bugis and Bras Basah

Get your art buzz inside and outside of Singapore’s museums – check out the street art in the Bugis and Bras Basah areas around the National Museum and Singapore Art Museum

The things you miss after flying budget airlines for too long [Mothership.sg]

The things you miss after flying budget airlines for too long [Mothership.sg]

Flying budget airlines has made the quick weekend getaway much more affordable, but you can’t help missing the perks from flying full-service airlines.

What Changi Recommends

What Changi Recommends

Spotted the Changi Recommends booths at Singapore’s Changi Airport? Here’s a little on the services that they offer!

7 Singaporean things we take for granted when we are overseas [Mothership.sg]

7 Singaporean things we take for granted when we are overseas [Mothership.sg]

You find yourself really appreciating these things about Singapore, especially when you spend an extended period abroad.

The Dawson and Alexandra Heritage Trail – a walk through Singapore’s history

The Dawson and Alexandra Heritage Trail – a walk through Singapore’s history

Exploring Singapore’s history along the Dawson and Alexandra Heritage Trail by My Queenstown. From curved blocks to hidden bunkers and more!

Going Far East – a review of Village Hotel Changi

Going Far East – a review of Village Hotel Changi

Looking for a staycation with a difference? I spent a weekend in Changi Village to check out the Village Hotel Changi.

A reflective birthday – Thinking about Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore

A reflective birthday – Thinking about Lee Kuan Yew and Singapore

A surprisingly reflective mood and thoughts on Singapore after a week of national mourning as the first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew passes on.

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