There are two approaches to getting a bus from Singapore to Melaka, Malaysia. First, the easy way: book a bus straight from Singapore’s Queen Street Station right on to Melaka (Sentral Station). Second, the cheap way: take one bus from Queen Street Station to Larkin Station in Johor Bahru (JB), the Malaysian border town, and then catch another bus from there to Melaka. Continue reading
This page has a little information to aid in planning your own trip to Singapore. Remember, we are a family of five, and we travel mostly to eat. We were in Singapore for about four days. If your trip to Singapore is significantly longer/shorter/with a different focus, you may have a very different experience.
I once heard an interview with Anthony Bourdain where he was asked his favorite city in the world for eating. Of course he dodged the question, never pinpointing a single city. He did name a few though, and Singapore was one of those cities.
I love to gripe about Bourdain. But let’s face it, I am just jealous. My ten-year life plan is either to replace him or become his faithful sidekick. I haven’t figured out which one has a better chance of success yet. Continue reading →
Singapore is beautiful.
Say what you want about the “nanny state,” or the brutality of caning vandals, or the fact that chewing gum is illegal (it isn’t—I even chewed some while I was there). Singapore’s seemingly overbearing laws gets results. And those results are sparklingly clean. Continue reading →
After our ridiculously early start in Taipei, we arrived in Singapore like zombies. We shuffled slowly down the corridors at Changi Airport, each of us wearing a blank, thousand-yard stare. We were sluggish. We were inarticulate. All we wanted was some food (thank you Air Asia for not only overcharging for pretty mediocre food in flight, but not allowing us to bring outside food with us either). Continue reading →