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Raffles Hotel – Singapore

Raffles Hotel – Singapore

Raffles Hotel in Singapore, is one of the few remaining great nineteenth century hotels in the world – how lucky we are still to have it. Hence it was with great trepidation that we revisited the hotel after its latest, two year long, renovation. Over $150 million in petrodollars – courtesy […]

by × August 13, 2019 × 0 comments

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Raffles Hotel, Singapore

Raffles Hotel, Singapore

The Raffles Hotel Singapore, is one of the few remaining great nineteenth century hotels in the world. How lucky we are still to have it. With its totally unique blend of classical architecture and tropical garden setting, alongside extensive and sympathetic restorations that closed the hotel for two and a half […]

by × July 23, 2014 × 0 comments

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True Blue Cuisine – Singapore

True Blue Cuisine – Singapore

It is not often that restaurant catering involves cyanide – hydrogen cyanide to be precise – the very same substance of course carried by James Bond in his emergency suicide pill. In this particular case it fortunately involves its careful removal during the production of one of the region’s most famous dishes, Ayam Buak […]

by × July 18, 2014 × 0 comments

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Naumi Hotel – Singapore

Naumi Hotel – Singapore

Singapore is one of the world’s great cities. Expanding rapidly, it is an international hub for trade and finance, and as one would expect, is a hive of activity. Huge skyscrapers are springing up around the city centre, and there are plans afoot to expand the city by up to […]

by × July 14, 2014 × 1 comment

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Table by Rang Mahal at Naumi, Singapore

Table by Rang Mahal at Naumi, Singapore

There are few better places in the world than Singapore for a full-on shopping experience: designer shops galore, discount fashions, bustling oriental bazaars and malls stuffed with the latest in technology. Even the airport is a great venue to pick out some great buys. The quality and variety of the […]

by × July 14, 2014 × 1 comment

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Rang Mahal Restaurant – Singapore

Rang Mahal Restaurant – Singapore

It does not take long for any visitor to the city state of Singapore to realise that the residents are in semi-permanent crisis about their identity. International, multi-cultural and multi-lingual it is a modern business-oriented city where there is a large European as well as an Australian and American contingent who join its mixed-race ‘Peranakan’ inhabitants. Largely […]

by × July 8, 2014 × 2 comments