Monthly Archive: August 2011

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The Sunday Six: Volcano Holidays

We love volcanoes: under the sea, on land, volcanoes within volcanoes — we just can’t get enough of them. Here’s six of the best places to get up close and personal on a volcano...

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The Friday Photo: Singapore By Night

At night, Singapore’s malls shut down eventually, though their adverts still beckon and gleam. But the skyline comes into its own. Down on the waterfront, at Marina Bay, the Fullerton Hotel is lit up...

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The Best Rollercoaster Ever?

When it comes to rollercoasters, the boy and I are fully-fledged coaster junkies. So a trip to Universal Studios Singapore, on Singapore’s resort island, Sentosa, in company with both Vagabond Kids and one rather...

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Welcome to Singapore!

There is a right frame of mind to enter a new country — wide-eyed, alert, well-rested, on the qui vive for new things to see, smell, taste, experience… When you’re in this zone, a...

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The Eagle Has Flown

Bustling around the room in his new black T-shirt and jeans, gathering clothes, piling belongings on his bed, Z looks — well, I can only say grown-up. His shoulders have broadened, lately. He’s grown...