The Shanghai Bund (外滩; pinyin: wai4tan1) is the equivalent of your city’s esplanade, boardwalk or embankment. This was where China’s financial centre was born more than a century ago and it still maintains its allure. By walking along the Bund, you can appreciate Shanghai’s historic colonial and contemporary architecture at the same time.
The Isle of Arran has a little of everything that Scotland has to offer, from glens and peaks to castles and distilleries. Even the temperamental weather is a feature! For an island of fewer than 5,000 inhabitants and a fraction of Singapore’s size, there is plenty to see and do over a few days. That, […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a tough time for craft beer purveyors in Singapore. We went from a shutdown of bar licensees on 27 March 2020 to a ban on dining-in on 7 April, which was followed by a further restriction on beverage sellers on 21 April. However, there are still ways to obtain craft […]
What if you could take away the noise of driving a go-kart and the inconvenience of travelling to the end of Singapore to do so? The Karting Arena might just be the answer. Don’t confuse it with KF1 at the Arena Country Club, though. This track, for one, is located at The Grandstand along Bukit […]
I have no trouble admitting that the purpose of my first trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was to visit Saigon craft breweries. With a large expatriate community, it’s no surprise that craft beer has taken off there and the city boasts some cutting edge breweries. I had only one weekend, however, so I […]