Where I’m At: Cape Town – May 2016

Greetings from Cape Town and a slightly later-than-usual edition of Where I’m At; my monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next. I tip my hat to the bloggers who can blog and travel at the same time. I’ve been on the road all month and have barely […]

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines: Premium Economy – Singapore to London Heathrow

Flight: Singapore Airlines SQ 322 From: Singapore (SIN) To: London Heathrow (LHR) Class: Premium Economy This is my review of Premium Economy Class on Singapore Airlines from Singapore to London. My flight was provided by Singapore Airlines to review their inaugural premium economy flight from London Heathrow to Singapore in 2015. This was the return […]

Hotel Review: Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore

Hotel Name: Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore Address: 277 Orchard Road, Singapore I stayed at the Hotel Jen Orchardgateway in Singapore. I was a guest of the hotel who provided a nights stay to be reviewed. Hotel Jen may not a familiar brand yet but they do come from an established hotel name. Hotel Jen is […]

Flight Review: Tigerair – Penang to Singapore

Flight: Tigerair TR 2429 From: Penang (PEN) To: Singapore (SIN) I flew with Tigerair from Penang to Singapore. I compared airfares online via Skyscanner. There are four airlines that serve Penang and Singapore; AirAsia, Tigerair, Jetstar, and Silkair. Tigerair and AirAsia were the cheapest options and I went with Tigerair mainly because my last two […]

Hostel Review: Plush Pods Hostel, Singapore

Hotel Name: Plush Pods Hostel Address: 2 Tan Quee Lan Street, Bugis, Singapore I stayed at the Plush Pods Hostel in Singapore. I booked online which worked out to approximately $23 USD (I paid in AUD). I selected this hostel out of the dozens that are available for it being a “pod” hostel. This concept […]

Flight Review: SilkAir – Makassar to Singapore

Flight: SilkAir MI 141 From: Makassar (UPG) To: Singapore (SIN) I flew as a guest of SilkAir from Makassar to Singapore. This was the return leg of my flight from Singapore. SilkAir fly to Makassar three times a week, and I flew on the monday flight both times. Before my flight I received an email […]

Flight Review: SilkAir – Singapore to Makassar (Indonesia)

Flight: SilkAir MI 142 From: Singapore (SIN) To: Makassar (UPG) SilkAir is a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, flying to short-haul destinations in Southeast Asia, India, China, and Australia. The airline operates mainly to regional destinations beyond the busy capital city routes covered by Singapore Airlines I flew as a guest of the airline […]

Hotel Review: Bay Hotel Singapore

Hotel Name: Bay Hotel Singapore Address: 50 Telok Blangah Rd, Singapore This is a review of the Bay Hotel Singapore, where I stayed as a guest of the hotel. The Bay Hotel Singapore is a four-star hotel opposite VivoCity, the gateway of Sentosa Island. The hotel is a popular alternative to staying on Sentosa as […]

Hotel Review: Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

Hotel Name: Shangri-La Hotel Address: 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore If you had shown me this photo of a hotel swimming pool and palm trees and gave me ten guesses, I would not have picked Singapore. I knew that the Shangri-La was an iconic luxury hotel but I didn’t know that their Singapore hotel was […]

Hotel Review: Mandarin Orchard Singapore

Hotel Name: Mandarin Orchard Singapore Address: 333 Orchard Road, Singapore I stayed at the Mandarin Orchard Singapore as a guest of Meritus Hotels and Resorts. The Mandarin Orchard Singapore is a five-star hotel on Orchard Road and was awarded as the Best Hotel in Singapore at the International Hotel Awards 2013/2014. The hotel is a […]