Singapore

Tips and Articles in Singapore

Although the city has a 75 percent ethnic-Chinese population, the majority of Singapore's Chinese restaurants are surprisingly ho-hum or downright tacky. But a wave of openings is giving the cuisine new life. Foremost among them is My Humble House...
SINGAPORE SIMPLE Two openings have added long-overdue sass to the Singapore hotel scene. In the suddenly happening Robertson Quay, a former warehouse district, Gallery Evason (76 Robertson Quay; 800/337-4685 or 65/849-8686; doubles from $153) is r...
If you're an avid cruiser, you've probably heard rumblings about freighter travel. But information on this specialized form of cruising is not readily available-- you won't see ads in your Sunday paper, and your travel agent won't have a clue. So ...
Singapore One of the city's most notable openings in 10 years, the 299-room St. Regis Hotel, Singapore marries the brand's signature services (personal butlers) with regional design touches (lacquered wall paneling). St. Regis is also extending i...
In the heyday of the British Empire, young Englishmen of privilege would customarily round off their educations with a lengthy peregrination around the Continent—attending opera in Vienna, roaming the Accademia, sketching the Acropolis. The premis...
Everything I had read, everything people had told me, trumpeted Singapore hotel service and hospitality too loudly for me to believe it could be true. But I was wrong. Having your every need anticipated takes a little getting used to; once you do,...