Brent Gilchrist

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The Siren Song of Singapore

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><i>By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan</i><p>Even in the most sweltering months of my Singaporean girlhood, the outdoors called to me. I’d clamber onto a bus, flash my school bus card, hope for a window seat and perhaps a whiff of a breeze, and settle in for the stuffy ride east.<p>Densely packed …

Time travel in Gyeongju: Korea’s ancient capital

Often referred to as Korea’s ‘museum without walls’ Gyeongju is an archaeological and architectural wonderland, comprising more marvels from the Middle Ages than any other place in the country. Overwritten with an epic history that saw Gyeongju as the capital of the ancient Shilla kingdom from the …

A culinary guide to Singapore: what to eat and where

Singaporeans don’t just love to eat – they live for it. Born out of its rich ethnic diversity, the city-state’s hybrid cuisine is the stuff of legend. From classic hawker centres to celebrity restaurants, we’ve rounded up the top spots to get a taste of the Lion City.<p><b>Hawker centres</b><p>Hawker centres …

A Seoulful Trip - Seoul, New Years 2013

When you land at Seoul Incheon Airport you quickly think one of a couple thoughts. A) Holy sh*t I'm in the future or B) (if coming from Tokyo like I did) holy sh*t, I'm still in the future. This is not an airport; this is a transit hub out of a Phillip K. Dick short story. The tagline for the …

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Glimpsing the future in Singapore

The future has arrived early in Singapore with more ultra-modern infrastructure - skyscrapers, parks, metro lines - being built every day. Many of the projects showcase technologies that we may soon see in other countries - and that could someday help all of us deal with global challenges such as …

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The Best #TripLit for Foodies

Food and travel go together like, well, forks and knives. If you love good #TripLit as much as you enjoy good food, here are five delectable reads from around the world to add to your list.<p>In <b>Alice, Let’s Eat</b> (1978), Calvin Trillin tracks barbecue mutton to its global capital in Owensboro, Kentucky, …

Singapore Stories: Finger Lickin' Good Singaporean-style Barbecue Wings

<b>Editor's note:</b> Yvonne Ruperti shares stories of the cuisine from her current home in Singapore every other week. Today for Barbecue Week, she shows us the Singaporean way of making and eating barbecue chicken wings.<p>I consumed my weight in chicken wings during college. My friends and I would always …

Luxury Orchard Road Hotel in Singapore

Deluxe Room<p>The sitting area in these bright and airy rooms is bathed in natural light. Views of central Singapore, punctuated with verdant greenery, …

Singapore Guide: Where to Find Snails with Bone Marrow and Beef Heart Salad

F&W's travel experts searched the globe for the year's best eating experiences. Here, eight amazing spots in Singapore.<p><i>F&W's travel experts searched</i> …

Singapore City: What to Do and Where to Eat in This World Class Food and Shopping Center

To many, the island of Singapore is nothing more than a gleaming amusement park -- a Disney World of Asia, with over the top attractions, five-star resorts and billion dollar parks. The streets are clean, the crime is low, and everyone seems generally happy to be there. For many Westerners, that's …

Escape the mall: the green spaces of Singapore

Tiny Singapore is packed with flats, malls, soaring skyscrapers…and a surprising amount of green belts and interesting offshore islands. Next time you’re visiting this city-state, why not trade a jaunt in a mall for a walk in the park? Just remember to bring a hat, water and sunscreen.<p>Pulau …

Chinese New Year in Singapore - A Festival of Traditions

29<p>9<p>7<p>For those celebrating Chinese New Year in Singapore, here is a guide on the traditions and practices of the festive season.<p>In the oriental world, …

Singapore Travel Guide | Fodor's Travel

The main island of Singapore is shaped like a flattened diamond, 42 km (26 miles) east to west and 23 km (14 miles) north to south. Near the northern …

Top 10 good-value hotels in Singapore

It's the world's most expensive city, packed with luxury hotels, but where do you go when you want style at a good price? We have the top picks<p>It's official: Singapore is the world's most expensive city. The Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide Cost of Living study ranks the city at number one, …

Singapore's Best Street Food

All this for only S$13.50, just an average lunch in Singapore. All photos by Becky Cheang<p><i>By Becky Cheang for Fathom</i> | Toward strangers, we Singaporeans are a pretty reserved group. But mention food and our eyes light up, the conversation gets going, and you have a new friend. I moved to New York a …

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