Exploring Labrador & Alexandra with My Community

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Gelam Tree, rare plants that can be found at Berlayer Creek The Labrador & Alexandra tour has now been launched by my Neighborhood, which adds to their growing list of well-received excursions to the Commonwealth and Holland Village, Dawson and Alexandra, and Tanglin Halt and Alexandra heritage treks. This book, Labrador & Alexandra, is a … Read more

The Transformation of Campbell Lane

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Apollo Little India, Shop on Campbell Lane In Little India, it’s only a matter of sensory overload. The shops’ spillover into the five-foot walkways makes it difficult to keep eyes on the road. For at least an 80-metre stretch, one no longer has to worry about cars. The portion of Campbell Lane (on the Serangoon … Read more

Lavender Food Square Serve Notice

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Some of stalls moved to Lavender Food Hub Hawkers must serve as the fundamental of our society if eating is our national pastime. Naturally, Singaporeans are proud of their renowned chefs. With the closure of hawker establishments, many have lamented the passing of a historic era and the validity of their favourite dishes. Lavender Food … Read more

The Former Tao Nan School

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Tao Nan School is now Peranakan Museum One of the most spectacular examples of adaptive reuse in Singapore’s civic area is the Peranakan Museum on Armenian Street. It was originally known as the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore, which showcased Chinese culture and history – appropriately since it is situated on school grounds that were … Read more

The Forgotten Reservoir on Keppel Hill

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Singapore Reservoirs, Keppel Hill Reservoir The National Heritage Board revealed an abandoned reservoir in September 2014, which was previously unknown to the public. This long-forgotten water body, known as the Keppel Hill Reservoir in earlier records, has been supposedly vanished from our maps since the 1950s, though there have been several sightings by local exploration … Read more

Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II

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Japanese Surrender Singapore The Singaporean military has two major events on their calendar. On 15 February, each year, the anniversary of the British surrender of Singapore to the Japanese is commemorated as Total Defence Day. The Japanese Occupation, which spanned three years and seven months, was a time of sadness and suffering for the people … Read more

Singapore to Melaka (Malacca) Overland

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Melaka to Singapore Bus This is a step-by-step guide to travelling from Queen Street in Singapore to Melaka Sentral in Melaka, Malaysia the cheapest way possible. Take the Queen Street Bus Terminal to Johor / Larkin Express Bus (J.B. Bus Depot on the Singapore City Map). The Causeway Link (Yellow Bus) or the Singapore-Johore Express … Read more

Chinatown Complex: The Cultural Heartbeat of Chinatown

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The Chinatown Complex, Chinatown Smith Street The Chinatown Complex at Blk 335, Smith Street is one of the few hawker centres in Singapore to have maintained its authenticity. The exterior of the building may appear unassuming, but it is a vibrant heart of activity and activity on the inside. Chinatown Complex is a mishmash of … Read more

Cathay Building

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The Cathay Building The Cathay Complex on Handy Road at Dhoby Ghaut, which appears to be just like any other grey and whitewashed concrete structure in Singapore, has claimed a slew of honours that many are unaware of. The Kota Damansara complex, completed in 1939, was the tallest structure in all of Southeast Asia. The … Read more

The Old Woodlands Town Centre

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The old Woodlands Town Centre, woodlands center Border towns are fascinating properties. Border towns, unlike other self-sufficient estates, have a direct connection with the neighbouring community. For example, the old Woodlands Town Centre serves as a passage town for those travelling to Malaysia or Singapore. The Causeway was previously the only connection between Singapore and … Read more