The mythical symbol of Singapore – The Merlion

The mythical symbol of Singapore – The Merlion

in Dec 21, 2018

To many, the Merlion is the mythical symbol of Singapore, and is as synonymous with Singapore as chilli crab. The Merlion is the most popular attraction on the whole island, and easily over the years becomes Singapore’s tourism icon. However, not everyone knows how the Merlion came about so let’s trace back its origin and[…]

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Throwback Thursday – What is Singapore?

Throwback Thursday – What is Singapore?

in Dec 21, 2018

Throwback Thursday is a monthly snippet of Singapore’s rich cultural history. Let us know what you want to hear about next month in the comments! The very etymology is a wonder. While commonly known as “Garden City” due to the lush greenery meticulously planted (and planned) throughout the island, there’s more behind the name ‘Singapore’.[…]

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