Tag Archives: Singapore

Gardens by the Bay Turns Five With Gardens Extravaganza Special

It didn’t seem that long that the Gardens by the Bay first opened, but time flies and it’s been five years! To celebrate their fifth anniversary, Gardens by the Bay organised a series of events, and one of them is … Continue reading




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Final Week of i Light Marina Bay 2017

This weekend (26 Mar 2017) marks the end of the 2017 edition of the  i Light Marina Bay festival. I made a few more visits to the festival after the media preview so that I can see and photograph the … Continue reading




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i Light Marina Bay Preview

i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s only sustainable light art festival is back for its fifth round. Starting from this year, the popular festival will now be an yearly affair, instead of bi-yearly as with the previous rounds. Held from 3 … Continue reading




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Partial Solar Eclipse 9 Mar 2016

On 9 March 2016, a large part of the Pacific, including South East Asia and Australia was treated to a rare celestial event, a solar eclipse. Unfortunately, Singaporeans are only able to see a partial eclipse, with the 87% of the … Continue reading




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Jubilee Walk Exclusive Tour

The Jubilee Walk was launched in 2015 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence. It features key milestones of our nation-building and is a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, National Heritage Board, National Parks … Continue reading




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Steve McCurry: The Iconic Photographs

Steve McCurry is most known for his 1984 photograph of an Afghan girl with haunting green eyes and red headscarf that appeared on the June 1985 issue of the National Geographic Magazine. The acclaimed National Geographic photographer has been to … Continue reading




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2015—Year In Photos

In a few hours, we will bid farewell to 2015 and welcome 2016. I usually do a end-of-year post of some of my favourite photos and events over the year, but missed 2014 as I was overseas. I continue the tradition … Continue reading




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A Visit to the Singapore Musical Box Museum

In 2012, I visited the Kawaguchiko Music Forest in Japan. Situated at Lake Kawaguchiko, it’s a museum specialising in music boxes, organs and other automated musical instruments. I was impressed by the antique music boxes and automated organs showcased at … Continue reading




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Former Combined Operations Room

Hidden behind a rather nondescript building at 195, Pearl’s Hill Terrace was a bunker which used to be the Combined Operations Room of the Singapore Police Force. The bunker was the nerve centre for police communications during 1956 to 1988. … Continue reading




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A Drive Back In Time

To commemorate Singapore’s 50th birthday, Audi Singapore launched a mobile app named “SG50 Time Machine” and also organised a week-long event named A Drive Back in Time, where the public can experience what Singapore looked like 50 years ago while driven in … Continue reading




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