Where to stay in Singapore

The city-state of Singapore is the most modern country in Southeast Asia. While it sometimes feels like a western city, it’s Malay, Chinese, and Indian heritage makes it a cosmopolitan Asian city. If you’ve been travelling in the region then Singapore can be a shock to the system when it comes to accommodation prices. There […]

Where I’m At: June, 2017 – Saigon edition

[Where I’m At; a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Where I’ve Been Greetings from Saigon! After starting the month in Mui Ne, last month was split between Saigon and a Singapore/Malaysia trip. Singapore My Singapore/Malaysia trip revolved around meeting my dad in Kuala Lumpur. Rather […]

Flight Review: Jetstar Asia – Singapore to Kuala Lumpur

Flight: Jetstar Asia 3K 685 From: Singapore (SIN) To: Kuala Lumpur (KUL) I flew with Jetstar Asia from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur. I compared flights with Skyscanner.com, and if you book in advance the flights are cheap. I paid $63.50 SGD ($46 USD) booked 3 months in advance, and that included a checked bag. This […]

Hostel Review: 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay – one of the best located hostels in Singapore

Hotel Name: 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay Address: 76 Boat Quay, Clarke Quay, Singapore I stayed at the 5footway.inn Project Boat Quay in Singapore. I was hosted by 5footway.inn, which are an independent hostel chain in Singapore. At the time of my stay there were four other 5footway.inn hostels in Singapore. There are three in the […]

Hostel Review: 5footway.inn Project Ann Siang – a hostel in a Chinatown heritage building in Singapore

Hotel Name: 5footway.inn Project Ann Siang Address: 267 South Bridge Road, Chinatown, Singapore I stayed at the 5footway.inn Project Ann Siang in Singapore. I was hosted by 5footway.inn; an independent hostel group in Singapore. 5footway.inn have a selection of hostels in heritage buildings in prime locations in Singapore. The Ann Siang property is on South […]

Hostel Review: 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 1 – Singapore

Hostel Name: 5footway.inn Project Chinatown 1 Address: 63 Pagoda Street, Chinatown, Singapore For budget backpackers travelling around Southeast Asia, arriving in Singapore may be a shock to the system after staying in cheap guesthouses. The good news is that there is a thriving hostel scene happening in Singapore. One of the prominent hostels is the […]

Flight Review: Vietjet Air – Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore

Flight: Vietjet Air VJ 813 From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Singapore (SIN) I flew with Vietjet Air from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore. There are a number of full-service and low cost airlines plying this route. I compared flight options with Skyscanner and went with Vietjet for price and time of day. […]

Flight Review: Jetstar Asia – Singapore to Hong Kong

Flight: Jetstar Asia 3K 695 From: Singapore (SIN) To: Hong Kong (HKG) I flew with Jetstar Asia from Singapore to Hong Kong. I compared flights with Skyscanner.com to find what the best options were, and this flight had the combination of time and price right for my needs. Jetstar is a low cost airline that […]

Hotel Review: Crowne Plaza Changi Airport – staying at the best airport hotel in the world

Hotel Name: Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Address: 75 Airport Boulevard (Terminal 3), Changi, Singapore Singapore Changi airport is continually voted as the best airport in the world, so it’s not surprising that it should also have the best airport hotel in the world. I haven’t stayed in nearly enough airport hotels to make such a […]

Flight Review: Scoot – Melbourne to Singapore

Flight: Scoot TZ 25 From: Melbourne (MEL) To: Singapore (SIN) I flew with Scoot from Melbourne to Singapore. I was looking for flights from Melbourne back to Southeast Asia and I didn’t have an exact destination in mind so I was flexible about where to fly. I compared different flights with Skyscanner to come up […]