Posts for the ‘Travels’ Category

Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore – A Weekend Getaway

June 3rd, 2012 10 Commented

Swissôtel The Stamford, a 5-star hotel, is strategically located in the heart of Singapore city's shopping, business and entertainment district. Being one of Southeast Asia's tallest hotel, it also boasts breathtaking panoramic views of Singapore.

The Black Gate @ Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

October 9th, 2011 6 Commented

The Black Gate is a medieval gatehouse to the Castle Keep surmounted by a 17th century house. Although it's available for external viewing only, it's a heritage worth visiting and knowing.

Angel of the North @ Gateshead, United Kingdom

April 11th, 2011 10 Commented

The Angel of the North was commissioned by Gateshead Council and created by internationally renowned sculptor, Antony Gormley. It is Britain's largest sculpture and believed to be the world's largest angel sculpture.

Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas @ Newcastle, United Kingdom

March 6th, 2011 10 Commented

The St. Nicholas's Cathedral, located on St. Nicholas Street, is famous for its crown spire. It, dating from the 14th and 15th centuries, was formerly the city's parish church, and it still has the feel of an intimate parish church about it. It is the mother church of the diocese of Newcastle...

Discovery Museum @ Newcastle, United Kingdom

February 6th, 2011 31 Commented

Discovery Museum is the North East England's most popular free museum and the place to find out about life on Tyneside. From the area's renowned maritime history to world-changing science and technology, it has something for everyone.

Newcastle upon Tyne (October 2010)

December 6th, 2010 22 Commented

Home to the Geordie culture is Newcastle, a vibrant city known for its art, music, sports and nightlife. The tours of the Northumberland coast and Hadrian’s Wall spring from Newcastle, revealing a rich heritage of folk music and dance. Famed from being one of England’s enriching cities, Newcastle encapsulates a place full of culture, architecture and business.

Universal Studios Singapore – 2010

August 14th, 2010 27 Commented

Universal Studios Singapore opened in March 2010, just after three years of construction. It seemed like just yesterday when they’ve started building it on Sentosa, a tiny island at the south of Singapore.

Winter in Manarola, Italy

March 21st, 2010 12 Commented

Manarola is a small town, a frazione of the comune (municipality) of Riomaggiore, in the province of La Spezia, Liguria, northern Italy. It is the second smallest of the famous Cinque Terre towns frequented by tourists.

Fort Canning Park, Singapore

January 31st, 2010 12 Commented

Fort Canning, a small hill about 60 meters high, found in the Central Area of Singapore. It is a place rich in history, full of luscious greenery and sort of a hidden gem because not many locals and foreigners explore the premises fully.

Armenian Church, Singapore

January 27th, 2010 7 Commented

The Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator is Singapore's oldest church, located in Hill Street. It was built in 1835 and designed by an Irish architect, George D. Coleman. The church is dedicated to St Gregory the Illuminator, the first Armenian monk. It is now a national monument, gazetted in 1973 by the National Preservation board.