Category: Singapore

My Singapore Onsen Experience: a little slice of Japanese spa culture

After a few days of jet-lagged work/survival in Singapore, I'd adjusted to the time difference and was enjoying my visit. Unfortunately, it was time to come home! Note to self: ensure the next visit to Singapore includes a weekend for adjusting to the time difference and enjoying the nightlife a bit more! All the same, ...

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London to Singapore with Malaysia Airlines

We've just arrived in our Singapore hotel, so it's time to share a quick review of the journey here. Our check-in at Heathrow T4 went without a hitch and we quickly passed through security. In possibly record time! No shopping required, so we headed straight for the airline lounge to wait for our flight. We ...

A speedy Asian turnaround: Singapore in three days!

After making a list of all my upcoming travels, it was inevitable that another trip would make its way into my schedule. And so it has! Tomorrow evening, I fly to Singapore for business. I get there on the Tuesday night, and spend Wednesday, Thursday and Friday on a combination of meetings, workshops and sightseeing. ...

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I’m sick, grumpy and I need some sleep…

Sitting in the Quantas lounge at Singapore airport, waiting for my flight back to London. A tough but great week of work has ended on a bit of a sour note. I think I have food poisoning... I've been battling a combination of "the sweats" and "the shakes" since I woke up this morning and ...

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That’s better…

A sleep update from Singapore: I managed to get more sleep last night...a lot more. I was unconscious by 8:30pm and didn't wake up until 4:50am. Epic, uninterrupted sleep. Save for some bizarre dreams about changing career to become a stage magician. Just couldn't keep my eyes open after about 8:20pm...even though I had Game ...

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Bleurgh….

In Singapore... finally asleep just after midnight, woken up by thumping bass just before 3am. I have been awake ever since. The bass was coming from a nightclub across the street. A quick Google search confirmed it was going to be open until 5am. The music continued well past 5:30am. I went to reception about ...

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No Singapore sling?

I didn't have even one. Nor did I make it over to the legendary Raffle's. But I did enjoy my week in Singapore, despite the shocking jet-lag and the lack of sleep, combined with incredibly long working hours. So yes, despite all that, I managed to enjoy the local food, the streets, the people and ...