Singapore’s hip Haji Lane

When you think of Singapore and shopping, don’t think of Orchard Road’s swanky mainstream designers, repetitive chain stores and cookie-cutter coffee houses. Nestled between busy North Bridge and Ophir Roads instead you’ll find Haji Lane, Singapore’s fashionista haven, offering quirky boutiques, vintage and local fashion, unusual homewares, and offbeat little cafes and restaurants…. read the full story on Travelfish.

Singapore on a budget

Doing Singapore on a budgetAs far as independent budget travellers are concerned, Singapore has always been a bit of a budget buster. “S$20 for a dorm room?” Are you kidding? No we’re serious — anything more than a day or two in this fascinating city-state will leave your wallet in dire need of some slow time on Ko Pha Ngan to recuperate.

But it’s not all bad news, and our Singapore-based Travelfisher has put together a cheatsheet for some ways to stretch your Sing dollars out that little bit further. We’re not saying your stay won’t still cost a motza, but these tips will save you some money!

You can read the full story here: Singapore on a budget.