In the same block as the Arab Quarter’s Malabar Mosque were both an Old Malay and a Muslim Cemetery. Continue reading Singapore Cemeteries
It was a joy to see that this district had been preserved. Continue reading Old and New in the Arab Quarter
Better known as Sultan Mosque, this place of worship seemed to dominate the Arab Quarter of Singapore. Wherever I walked, a minaret or the golden dome arose above the buildings. Continue reading Musjid Sultan
I expected after my eighth visit to Singapore, I’d be tired of the city, but it greeted me like an old friend. Walking through the all familiar Little India, the smells and sounds of the Rochor District were like returning home. Continue reading Return to Little India
As I wove my way along Serangoon Road, I was bombarded by alternating Tamil then Hindi music from nearly every store along the route. Glittering saris and sparkling gold shops mingled with countless vegetarian restaurants. Continue reading Singapore’s Little India
Between Singapore’s National Library and Clarke Quay sits Fort Canning. In spite of seven previous visits to the island nation, I never discovered this gem of a hide-a-way until I read about it on a blog. With this visit, I was determined to go there. Continue reading Singapore’s Fort Canning
I stayed in Singapore’s Little India for one reason only; to be close to my favourite restaurant in the world – Komala Vilas! I discovered since my last visit some twenty-five years ago that instead of one restaurant, there were now another four within a kilometre radius.
Was the South Indian food still as good as I remembered? Continue reading Little India’s best restaurants