I’m not proud of saying this but I got closer to the sculptures at Banteay Srei than I should have. And I had help… from a local guard. This is the first time since it happened that I’m sharing it openly.
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 […]
It wasn’t that long ago when craft beer was an alien concept to this part of the world. My first Singapore craft beer event was a small fair in a function room in 2011. There were just a few distributors showcasing beers that I hadn’t tasted before, from India Pale Ales (IPAs) to Trappist beers. […]
I never understood the popular fascination with Initial D and drifting. Drifting’s useful for rallying on gravel and other wet and loose surfaces; in high-grip situations, it’s a spectacular way to destroy tyres. Seeing how Maximum Drift Karting Arena still seemed to be doing well after two years, however, I had to find out what […]
Contrary to popular belief, motorsport isn’t a pastime only for elites. Karting, or carting, is the first rung on the ladder that leads to F1, and it’s an activity that the entire family can take part in. Having visited the four permanent Singapore go-karting tracks, I have summarised the differences between each below, and I […]