Singapore in a Sidecar

A tour company run by vintage Vespa enthusiasts takes guests on rides around Singapore’s historic neighborhoods.
Singapore Sidecars offers a variety of tours from S$160 (US$117) per person per hour, exploring neighborhoods such as Tiong Bahru and Tanglin, Joo Chiat and Katong, and Kampong Glam. Guests have the option to create a bespoke itinerary. A nighttime pub crawl is also available, while seasonal pop-up tours are oriented around festivals and large-scale events.

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Travelling with parents part 3: Unexpected brushes with the ordinary

When abroad, there’s never any warning about how septuagenarian parents will behave BRUNCH Updated: Sep 01, 2018 22:36 IST Shoba Narayan Hindustan Times Shoba’s mother spent the entire trip in Singapore driving the electric buggy, having a blast(Shoba Narayan ) Driving a self-driven electric buggy reserved for senior citizens at one kilometre an hour may not…

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Eating butter chicken at 32,000 feet

When I decided to take my parents on a holiday last month, I didn’t know where we would go, what we would do, or how I would handle their fragile health. But I knew one thing: my folks were going to fly business class.

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Asian Fusion for FT

Articles > Newspapers > Financial Times > Asian Fusion Asian Fusion – By Shoba Narayan (This article originally appeared in January 2003) Asian fusion in all but name Shoba Narayan finds a Singapore four that can blend with the best FT.com site; Jan 23, 2004 Asian Fusion has become a bad word in Singapore’s culinary…

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2006: The Year in Travel for Gourmet magazine

Gourmet asked all its correspondents (including me) to fill up the following questionnaire, which they then posted on the site. SHOBA NARAYAN 2006: THE YEAR IN TRAVEL 12.28.06 What was your most memorable trip this year? The Yunnan province of China was amazing. We flew into Kunming and then drove up and up close to the…

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