Singapore’s Kampong Glam Historical District

The Kampong Glam Historical District has been home to Singapore’s Malay and Muslim communities since the 1820’s, and Arab traders have operated here for decades. Today, it offers a mix of local and international cuisine, boutique shopping, artistry, history, and faith. The Masjid Sultan (Sultan Mosque) dominates this neighborhood’s skyline. It was closed to visitors […]

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Singapore’s Waterfront

Singapore has taken advantage of its location by effectively incorporating its bountiful waterfronts into the city’s landscape. I really enjoyed visiting these areas; there’s something relaxing about staring out across the water. I visited three particular areas and collected a few photos while I was there. Marina Bay Marina Bay is home to the city’s signature skyline, […]

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Singapore’s Chinatown

Singapore’s Chinatown is a lively area, and if you’re visiting the city, you pretty much have to stroll through this neighborhood. It’s included in all the major tourist maps and books. There are plenty of souvenir shops here, but if that’s not your thing, don’t worry — there’s an abundance of opportunities to explore culture, […]

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Super Singapore

I’ve wanted to visit Singapore for some time now, and I even included the city in the early planning stages of my travels this past summer. That didn’t work out, but I was fortunate to have the opportunity to present some research at this month’s JMComm 2014 conference for Journalism and Mass Communication, which was held in […]

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