Alec Chan

Alec Chan

Alec Chan, who is from Canada, is a huge travel enthusiast who has traveled all around Asia for the past 8 years and is currently residing in Singapore. His passion for travel started when he was a college student taking a chance with a student exchange program to Singapore. He didn't know what to expect. It was his first time leaving North America, and ever since then he has never looked back! Alec's quest for travel is to explore and learn what the locals do and appreciate the different cultures. He takes these incredible learning's and experiences and sums it all up to share with the rest of the world. The world is such a huge place. It is so rich in diverse cultures, and histories, with dramatic scenaries and landscapes. Alec's belief is that life is too short, so you must make the most of it and experience as much as you can in this world. Alec believes that he can make a positive impact in this world by sharing these insightful travel experiences and tips to help other travelers alike.

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Travel To Singapore – Great Travel Deals Found At the People’s Park Complex in Chinatown

The Chinatown in Singapore that most tourists know about is the one that you will see in the nice postcards, and in all the tourist brochures. There is however another side of Singapore’s Chinatown, a side that has a more distinct local charm that most tourists failed to visit. It is basically located on ...

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Singapore Travel Tips – The Most Reliable Taxi Companies In Singapore

In Singapore, it is a small but modern nation. You will see huge skyscrapers filling up the skyline, among the hustle and bustle of city life in Singapore. In addition, Singapore is a major trading hub for Asia, its shipping port is one of the busiest in the world, and its financial centre is a key player in the South East Asian markets. Therefore to serve such a diverse and dynamic ...

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Singapore Travel Tips – The Best Ways To Commute Around Town

Singapore is a cosmopolitan city that is filled with multi-cultural diversity. It is one of the best starting points when visiting South East Asia. It is a friendly place to visit that is ...

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Travel To Singapore – How To Get From the Airport To the City

Singapore’s international airport is called Changi International Airport. It is located on the east end of the country, and boasts 3 terminals, plus a low cost carrier terminal. One of the great things about Changi International Airport is ...

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Travel To Singapore – The Best Times of the Year To Visit

Singapore is a tropical country that pretty much sees sunshine and hot weather all year round. You can expect the day time temperatures to be at its peak at around 31 degrees Celsius (87 degrees Fahrenheit) and that it will be very ...

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Singapore Travel Tips – How to Cross the Border To Neighboring Malaysia

Singapore is located off the southern tip of Malaysia. Therefore because of the close proximity to Malaysia, crossing the border from Singapore to Malaysia is very accessible. The town in Malaysia that is right across the border from Singapore is Johor Bahru (JB for short) which is in the Johor state in Malaysia. Typically visitors will cross over to ...

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Singapore Travel Tips – All the Subway Lines Explained

Singapore is a modern city that boasts an efficient subway train system. In the past 10 years alone, there had been several expansions made to its subway train network to include more lines that helped to make places more accessible within Singapore. Here is a detailed ...

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Singapore Travel Tips – 3 Major Things Not To Do In Singapore

Singapore is a clean and safe country to visit. However that being said it is also one of the strictest countries to visit where there are hefty penalties handed to those who break the law. This is why it is also nicknamed ...

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Travel To Singapore – Visa Requirements to Beautiful Singapore

Singapore is known as a metropolis city state, where not only it is a city, it is also an independent country. The current population is about 5 million people, and it attracts numerous visitors from across the world for both work and play. It is a thriving nation that has a lot to experience in terms of food, and its unique blend of Malay, Chinese, and Indian cultures. In order to visit Singapore you must take note of the visa requirements needed to ...

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Travel To Singapore – Taking Note of Major Public Holidays in Singapore

When traveling to Singapore it is wise to take note of the public holidays in Singapore, as during these public holidays there are often festive events being held. On top of the usual holidays in Singapore that are shared with most western nations, such as Christmas day, New Year’s day, Labour day and Good Friday, Singapore has many public holidays catered to the...

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Travel To Singapore – Enjoying Great Selection of Food in Singapore

Singapore is a very diverse country that has a melting pot of various ethnic cultures. It is evidently seen throughout the country with distinct influences of Malay, Chinese, and Indian cultures. It is quite blessed to have such a diverse mixture of ...

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Travel To Singapore – Nice Buddhist Temple at the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in Chinatown

There are many great Chinese temples all around Singapore to visit. They all have very elaborate architecture and they provide a glimpse into how old Chinese traditions are still very relevant in modern Singapore. One of the newest and most interesting temples is one that is located ...

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Travel To Singapore – The Wonderful Street Markets Around Singapore’s Chinatown

A trip to Singapore’s Chinatown is a unique experience, where past and present meet. It was once an important enclave for new Chinese immigrants during the colonial times, where it was a centre of trade and commerce within the Chinese community. However, as Singapore progressed and modernized, much of Chinatown’s old time charm was ...

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Travel To Singapore – The Common Entry Points to Singapore

Singapore is a small island located to the south of Johor State in southern Malaysia. Although it is a small nation, there are numerous ways to enter the country. You can enter by all forms of transportation, from air, bus, train, and sea. Here is a detailed summary of the ...

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Travel To Singapore – Best Food Centres To Eat At In Singapore’s Chinatown

Besides the Chinatown Food Street, there are an abundance of other good hawker centres (or food centres) around Singapore’s Chinatown. The main difference between these “other” hawker centres and the Chinatown Food Street, is that these hawker centres provide a way more authentic local experience, way more variety, and way cheaper price to eat and drink. Here is a quick overview of ...

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