Hot & sticky February 18th 2007 Our first taste of Asia - Singapore - was a gentle introduction to the culture, customs and hot and sticky weather of Southeast Asia. After a 30 min air-conditioned metro ride (why can't London tubes have A/C???) from the Airport to Bugis MRT-station (Mass Rapid Transit) we arrived at Bugis Backpackers Hostel, in central Singapore.
Stepping out on the street, even at night, was a chock. The hum ... read more
Asia » Singapore Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. It subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international ... ... read more
An initial 10 min chat about a long weekend in New York quickly turned into a decision to do a full loop around the world. A month of frantic planning and booking tickets and we were on our way with an itinerary covering 10 countries, with at least one stop on each contitent, except Antarctis, over 4.5 months.... full info