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Exploring Singapore’s Haunted Mansion

It’s always summer in Singapore. Beads of sweat soaked through my white tank top, then percolated to my outer botton-up shirt. I rolled down the sleeves to prevent myself from becoming a buffet for mosquitos. My feet steamed in…

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Whole Earth Vegetarian Restaurant in Singapore

Compared to Singapore’s hawker centers and local eateries, Whole Earth Vegetarian is on the pricey edge. You pay for quality and nutrition. Thirsty? Start off your meal with the Homemade Fresh Lemongrass. Served hot or cold, the drink contains…

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Chinatown Food Street in Singapore

Regardless of their own beliefs Singaporeans take the national holiday off for Vesak, Buddha’s birthday. My friend and I head to Chinatown to eat vegetarian food and visit a temple. We are not Buddhist, but are interested in sneaking…

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Taj Authentic Indian Cuisine in Singapore

Late Friday afternoon I exit the Chinatown Station and walk down Pagoda Street. The zig-zagging string of outdoor lanterns above add a flair of festivity as usual. It’s another day filled with tourists and souvenirs. I head to the…

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Tulasi Vegetarian & Cafe in Singapore

Not too far away from the Little India station lies Tulasi Vegetarian & Cafe. While the menu features cuisine from India, China, Malaysia, Thai and Europe, you won’t find any animal products here except for some dairy, such as…

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Sin Heng Claypot Bak Koot Teh in Singapore

Not too far away from the Katong Laksa war zone lies an unassuming restaurant with its facade completely open like a hungry mouth. Do not underestimate this literal hole-in-the-wall eatery. Sin Heng Claypot Bak Koot Teh proves that appearances…

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Songfa Bak Kut Teh in Singapore

There are two Songfa Bak Kut Teh locations within 30 feet of one another. The one facing New Bridge Road is indoors. The other wrapping around the street is outdoors. Considering the humidity of Singapore, I opted for the…

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World’s Largest Mattress in Singapore

12:30 in the afternoon. Two Indian men sleep on the street, the largest mattress in the world. Public sleepover. They are not homeless. They are construction workers napping during lunch. You can’t help but have sympathy when you hear…

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Singapore’s Little India: A Photographic Look

Crossing the street and watching out for traffic. Cars don’t stop for pedestrians. Look both ways before and while you cross. Otherwise risk becoming roadkill! On a brighter note, there are colorful cutouts hung over the road in celebration…

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Exploring Little India in Singapore

Walking to Little India from Bugis Street, there is major construction on both sides of the road. During my three weeks in Singapore thus far, I’ve noticed that regardless of 11pm at night or weekend afternoon–rain or shine–workers are…