Photo Gallery: S.E.A. Aquarium on Sentosa Island, Singapore

Follow us on Facebook! A maritime museum was part of the aquarium exhibit. One of the features in the Maritime Museum at the aquarium was this replica of Noah’s Ark. Sharks swim all around us in this walkway. Colourful fish and corals. Schools of fish, sharks and rays are some of the sea life seen in […]

Sentosa Island – Singapore’s Playground

Follow us on Facebook! On our second full day in Singapore we decided to visit Sentosa Island. We had heard a lot about it as a must-see destination. We weren’t sure what to expect. The description we found on the Internet made it sound like a large amusement park. It is that, but a lot more […]

Photo Gallery: Supertree Grove and Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Follow us on Facebook! The Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay lit up at night. Two of the Supergrove trees. The Supertree grove at night. An elevated walkway connects the two tallest trees. The tallest of the Supertrees is 160 feet high. One of the Supertrees during the light show. Still pics don’t do it […]

Photo Gallery: Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore

Follow us on Facebook! The waterfalls in the Cloud Forest Another view of the waterfalls Walkway around the mountain in the Cloud Forest conservatory The artificial mountain is covered in vegetation typical of a tropical mountainside This picture of Janis beside the mountain helps capture the immense size of the mountain and some of the plants. […]

Singapore: Gardens By the Bay

Follow us on Facebook! We asked around before visiting Singapore what we should see. Several places were mentioned including the Night Zoo and Sentosa Island. But on our cab ride to the cruise ship, we passed the Gardens on the Bay. We saw its artificial trees (called supertrees) standing out and wondered what they were. And […]

Singapore’s Chinatown

I was surprised to discover that Singapore had a Chinatown. Since most of the people are Chinese, I figured the whole city would be one big Chinatown, but that’s not the case. The city is a vibrant modern city with giant skyscrapers and shopping malls – lots and lots of shopping malls. Chinatown is more […]

Singapore: Clean, Green and Safe

Follow us on Facebook! My wife and I just came back after two days in Singapore, a fabulous city with much to offer the visitor. We first got there after midnight on January 22nd, got some sleep at a nice hotel, and then embarked on a seven day cruise before getting back to the city on […]