Travel

10 things every expat should do before they leave Singapore

January 11, 2014

There are certain things that should feature on every expats Singapore bucket list, things that are unique to this fascinating island, things to try, to visit and to experience. Here’s my top 10: 

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Why flying with kids might now get a whole lot easier…

September 3, 2013

    …If you with fly Etihad Airways that is. The airline has just announced a dedicated in-flight ‘Flying Nanny’ service. Flying with babies and young children is not easy. A long haul flight with young children is a test of endurance. Keeping them entertained, walking them up and down the aisle when they’re upset […]

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Fun family ‘staycation’ at Four Seasons Singapore

August 18, 2013

Over the Summer, I have been having fun doing some fab one night ‘staycations’ at some luxury family-friendly hotels in Singapore. The first family-friendly hotel was at Four Seasons Singapore right by Orchard Road. As a travel writer I love taking my family away on holiday, but it was nice to go somewhere only a […]

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Freaky Friday: A lesson in Mambo Jambo

July 18, 2013

I haven’t done a Freaky Friday post for a while, in fact my posts have become increasingly sporadic. Kids, work, holidays are taking up too much of my time. I thought the bizarre dance phenomenon, Mambo Jambo, would make a great Freaky Friday feature. It’s one of the strangest things I’ve seen and is hilarious […]

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Singapore gasps for air

June 20, 2013

As I sit in my apartment that reeks of the not entirely unpleasant smell of burning trees, my eyes stinging, my throat sore and my lungs starting to feel like I’ve chain-smoked an entire packet of Malboro Reds, Singapore is gripped by a national crisis: the Haze. This Haze has been caused by smoke from […]

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May #WorldColours – Blue

June 5, 2013

Here’s my May #WorldColours, a few days late…It’s blue! The shots are from all over the world. The #WorldColours project was set up by Naomi Hattaway Please do not use these photos without permission.

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Sneak Peek: Art Garden 2013, Singapore Art Museum

May 16, 2013

Yesterday I attended the media preview of Art Garden at Singapore Art Museum. Of course, I took Baby C with me to get her take on it too. I went for the first time last year with both kids and was so impressed. I’m always on the look out for things to do with kids in […]

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How NOT to travel with kids

May 3, 2013

  It’s surprisingly easy to get it wrong when travelling with kids, regardless of whether or not you think you are a seasoned or expert traveller, as my recent trip to Borneo highlighted. You’d think I’d have learnt by now as we do a lot of travelling, even more so now we’re expats in Singapore, […]

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Gaya Island Resort, Kota Kinabalu: my review for The Honeycombers

April 28, 2013

  I recently went to the new Gaya Island Resort just off the coast of Kota Kinabalu in Borneo, with my 5 year old and 1 year old in tow, and reviewed it for The Honeycombers. Gaya Island Resort is a spanking new and rather glamorous island resort, 15 minutes speedboat ride off the coast […]

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Indigo Pearl, Phuket: My review over at The Honeycombers

April 28, 2013

I recently visited Indigo Pearl in Phuket on a family holiday, and reviewed it for The Honeycombers. Calling the cool cats: if you’re looking for a quick and easy getaway (with or without kids), we’ve found just the place – boutique hotel Indigo Pearl on Nai Yang beach, Phuket. Having just spent the week there, here’s our […]

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