The Singapore Changi Airport is generally a nice place, having won lots of awards over the years. Within this attractive place there is an even nicer place that is a haven for those who have time to spend before the flight – the DBS Asia Treasures lounge. There is one at each of Terminal 2 and 3. The DBS Asia Treasures lounge at T2 just re-opened after some renovations and we had the chance to check it out recently.
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Geylang Serai is one of the best places to eat tasty Malay food. There are so many restaurants and food vendors there. You know a place serves authentic and delicious local food when you see it is full of locals enjoying their food. Alwadi is such a place. It is open round the clock and it always seem to be bustling with activities. It is a little food court in a coffeeshop with a good range of Malay and Indian Muslim food, and also where you can get the famous Haig Road Putu Piring. Continue reading →
Singapore Changi Airport offers a wide array of facilities and dining options. Even in the arrival halls, there are a number of cafes and eateries where you can have a cup of coffee or tuck into a hearty meal. If you are meeting someone in the arrival hall of Terminal 1, Heavenly Wang at Changi Airport is a nice local cafe where you can get a drink while you wait. If a flight is delayed and hunger pangs strike, food is also available at Heavenly Wang Cafe. Continue reading →
Fresh Fruits Lab (FFL) is a cafe and bar along Changi Road, much nearer to Telok Kurau and Eunos than to Changi Beach or Changi Airport. Located in a shophouse at the junction of Changi Road and Lorong Marzuki, Fresh Fruits Lab is a neighbourhood cafe that serves the usual casual dining items like burgers, fish & chips, pastas and pizzas as well as a variety of fruit-inspired concoctions and fruit & floral beers. They have a weekend brunch menu on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays between 10 am and 3 pm.
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Changi Point has been an interesting destination for an outing ever since the time when The Beatles and the VW Beetles were extremely popular in Singapore. Today, as we can finally get The Beatles on Spotify and the vintage VW Beetle has become a cult car, Changi continues to draw people to its idyllic coastal setting and rustic charm. Unusual eateries like Jubilee Coffee House & Bar add to the appeal of Changi. Continue reading →
We recently stumbled upon the Queen’s Garden in the far East of Singapore – in Changi Village. It is not the garden of the Queen of England and we are not talking about the infamous drag queens of Changi either. We wanted to visit a newly opened microbrewery in Changi Village but could not find a parking lot anywhere and decided to drive around and explore the area a bit. We saw an old colonial building set amidst lush greenery with dining and bar facilities. The building turned out to be the Raintr33 boutique hotel. Queen’s Garden is a modern European restaurant in Raintr33. Continue reading →