Singapore

Ramada & Days Hotels at Zhongshan Park: Staying at the Heart of the Balestier Heritage Trail in Singapore

Posted on November 23, 2015

Ramada Singapore and Days Hotel Singapore are two reputable hotels – both under the global Wyndham Hotel Group – located in a modest public green space shaded by old banyan trees called Zhongshan Park, along the historic Balestier Road in the Novena district of Singapore. I spent two nights at both hotels on a recent visit to Singapore. Days caters to leisure visitors, while Ramada targets business travelers. The rooms at both hotels are comfortable and well-appointed. In terms ofRead More

Traveling Easy in Singapore with VISA Debit Card [SP]

Posted on September 30, 2011

Before my two-week trip to India last summer, one of my biggest concerns was in what form I should take my money. Should I bring cash, credit or traveler’s check? I decided to take them all with me, missing out on another convenient option: paying in debit. A business-slash-leisure trip last week to Singapore gave me the opportunity to try VISA Debit, my blog’s first sponsor, while traveling for the very first time. With the VISA logo, your ATM cardRead More

Singapore Sidetrips: Tanjung Pinang, Johor Bahru & Pulau Ubin

Posted on November 9, 2010

The following article is a commissioned article I wrote for this month’s issue (November 2010) of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com With its central location, Singapore is a great jump-off point to other destinations. Why not take quick visits to some of the city’s outlying attractions? TEXT EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAPPHOTOS LESTER LEDESMA (TANJUNG PINANG), EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP (JOHOR BAHRU AND PULAU UBIN) Tanjung Pinang The neighboring Indonesian island ofRead More