Category: Exploring

Qingdao: German architecture

With a couple of friends I took advantage of the long weekend over May 1st recently and embarked on a trip to Chinese city which is slightly less known in Europe: Qingdao. The name probably does not ring a bell, especially the way it is spelt. However, once I tell...

Singapore’s ethnic malls: Golden Mile Complex (Thailand)

Singapore’s ethnic malls: Penninsula Plaza (Myanmar) The Thai community in Singapore isn’t huge, especially when compared to other South-East Asian nations like the Philippines. But their social focal point is definitely worth a visit. Located on Beach Road, the Golden Mile Complex is where you want to be heading. There isn’t...

Singapore’s ethnic malls: Penninsula Plaza (Myanmar)

This post is the first in a series about Singapore’s numerous shopping malls that function as the gathering spot for the many different ethnics here. As of end of 2011, Singapore had a non-resident population of 1.60 million in addition to the 3.34m citizens and 0.53m permanent residents. The majority...