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[ 31 May 2012 | One Comment ]
Waterfall at Singapore National Orchid Garden

Located at the northernmost part of the Singapore Botanic Gardens (SBG), the Singapore National Orchid Garden boasts the largest display of tropical orchids in the world. Its roots began with the orchid breeding program in 1928, and when the SBG was opened in 1959, a dedicated place was given to house the orchids. Now, over 600 species and hybrids of orchids can be found in the Orchid Garden.

The Travcult crew gave the Orchid Garden a visit somewhere in April, in the late morning around 11am. It is usually advisable to …

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[ 30 Apr 2012 | One Comment ]
Spice and Herb Garden at Hort Park

Sprawling across an area of 23 hectares, the Hort Park is one of the latest additions to Singapore’s system of connected public parks. According to the nparks’ website, the park was designed as a “knowledge hub for plants and gardening,” and hosts several interesting exhibits that highlight its primary functions. Among other things, visitors can marvel at several uniquely designed gardens, such as the Native garden (which showcases plants native to Singapore), a Balinese garden, a Herb and Spice garden (picture above), as well as the visually thematic Silver and …

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[ 15 Feb 2012 | One Comment ]
Manbok Galbi Korean BBQ Tanjong Pagar

Boy, aren’t we delighted to find this place.
Certain crew members of ours are huge fans of Korean style BBQ. To satisfy their constant craving for more lettuce-wrapped grilled meats, they have developed a habit of noting down any Korean BBQ restaurants they see, then making a point to visit them at a later date.

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[ 20 Jul 2011 | No Comment ]
tanjong pagar railway station

When it was completed in 1932, the Tanjong Pagar station marked the beginning of intercity rail service in the downtown area of then British colony, Singapore. On June 30th this year, that historic chapter drew to a close. With the land swap agreement between Singapore and Malaysia taking effect, train services are relocated to the Woodlands checkpoint near the Malaysian border, while the KTM station at Tanjong Pagar closed its doors to passengers permanently.

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[ 1 Jun 2011 | One Comment ]

When we posted our previous review of Kraze Burgers, we never expected it to be such a popular read; it currently ranks among the top few posts on this site. The article was originally meant to be short and sweet, just a quick run through of the restaurant and its burgers; but we now think that perhaps it could use additional review of several more items. Hence several days ago we decided to go down to the Kraze Burgers outlet at Marina Bay Sands for another tasting session, and share …