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Skip this, see that: The real sites worth checking out in Singapore

Skip this, see that: The real sites worth checking out in Singapore

Guidebooks and brochures can be really useful in giving you the must-dos when you visit a new place — but if you want to avoid the tourist crowds following the same beaten paths, here are some suggestions from an actual Singaporean on what you can do for that authentic local experience in...
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What to shop for in Singapore

What to shop for in Singapore

Travelling and shopping are two activities that complement each other pretty well. Discovering a new country is best done by browsing local books, visiting museums (and perusing their gift shops), and eating native dishes (and buying some of those ingredients to bring back home). Along with our photos, shopping offers proof that...
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Singapore’s best hawker centres

Singapore’s best hawker centres

Food is an integral part of Singapore‘s culture. Given the many ethnic groups living in Singapore and the multitude of cuisines, it’s no wonder food is practically a national pastime for many locals! To experience the local food scene, your best bet is to head to the hawker centres and...
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24 hours in: Singapore

24 hours in: Singapore

The island of Singapore is packed with 5.4 million people from across different cultures — which makes exploring the city a true multicultural experience. From the enclaves of the Chinese, Indians, and Malays to the metropolitan Marina Bay, Singapore has tons of cultural discoveries to offer, even if you only...
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How to master your next stopover

How to master your next stopover

Why visit just one country when a stopover can let you see two for little-to-no extra cost? Many airlines permit a stopover on their transit routes, and making the most of it means you can experience the cafés in Paris or hit up the markets in Hong Kong. Not only does...
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40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

There are some basic rules that follow travellers around wherever they go: watch out for pickpockets in tourist zones; negotiate a taxi rate before you get in the cab; when in doubt, don’t drink the water. But then there are some specific rules for each country, and even each city....
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It’s not what you know. It’s who you know. Introducing… Locals on Tap!

It’s not what you know. It’s who you know. Introducing… Locals on Tap!

Pop quiz. You’ve just arrived in a strange new city. What’s your next move? Do you: (a) Reach for your guidebook? (b) Awkwardly try to make friends at the bus stop (or, God forbid, on Tinder)? (c) Join a small group of travellers and a friendly local host for a drink in a cool...
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How to survive (and thrive) during your first 24 hours in a new city

How to survive (and thrive) during your first 24 hours in a new city

Getting off an airplane after flying around the globe can be disorienting at the best of times (as in, when you actually managed to get some decent sleep on the plane), and extremely overwhelming, even for frequent jetsetters. You’re finally in [insert your dream destination]. Yay! But you’re also jet-lagged...
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6 cities for street food fanatics

6 cities for street food fanatics

Fine dining has its place in life, but there’s no denying that the best meals tend to come from the streets. Night markets, street stands, pop-up stalls — these are the places where digging into dinner is delightfully messy, a bit chaotic, and positively delicious. But there’s also no denying...
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24 hours in: Chennai

24 hours in: Chennai

So you’ve got 24 hours to see Chennai? No problem! Sure, it might be tight trying to cram it all in, but even with just a day, you can still get a feel for life in this South Indian city. Here’s our guide to making the most of a mere...
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