Food tourism

Watching Million Pound Menu one of the potential investors used the phrase food tourism so it got me thinking. I haven’t travelled anywhere specifically for the food ….but I  have travelled somewhere plenty of times where I have experienced food heaven…..here are my potential destinations for some food tourism either for the food or the location….perhaps you can […]

Five best places for a view in South East Asia

Looking down from above is the best way to get an overview of a new city. It gives you the story of a city in a nutshell. You get to see the shape, from the central business district to the urban sprawl as far as the eye can see. You will spy the old juxtaposed with […]

Sipping a Singapore Sling in Raffles

Yes it so has to be done ~ albeit I baulked at the 31.50SD that I paid. But Raffles! you can’t not do it, after all when are you going to be in Singapore again? This beautiful low rise white colonial style building is almost bullied by the glossy hi rise scrapers alongside but once […]

Reasons to use the MRT in Singapore.

Absolutely über impressed with Singapore’s underground rail system here is why the MRT worked for me. Very clean Easy to buy tickets Very cheap most downtown journeys are about 1.70SD Easy to understand the ticket machines and no queues Plenty of signs to each station and plenty of signs in the station, so a doddle to navigate. […]

10 reasons to fly business class with Singapore Airlines!

Much has already been said, written and posted about Singapore Airlines but here is why The Grey Traveller loves this airline. Being more mature comfort is everything on a long flight, being without children means there is more cash to splash so when I can I fly Business Class….it is so worth it!         […]

Marina area for first time visitors to Singapore.

I’d recommend Marina area hands down to first time visitors to Singapore – Why?…because it’s central to major attractions and connected to the city transport system. The Grey Traveller stayed at the  Pan Pacific in Raffles Boulevard, with views over The Marina and much of the city. It is easy to plan your Singapore itinerary over […]