24 Hours in Singapore

Tony's first 24-hour layover lands him in Singapore, a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities that all come together over a national obsession with food. Tony's friends take him on a tour of the hyper-modern ...

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Arab Street (aka Kampong Glam)

Tony and K.F. wander down Arab Street, once the heart of Muslim life. The street is full of tea joints, cafes and hookah bars. They enjoy pulled tea, which is black tea and condensed milk, poured back and forth to make it frothy.

Eat
Bar Stories

"If it's drinks you're after."

57A Haji Lane, Singapore 189250

 
Eat
Bismillah Biryani

"Chef Arif grinds his own spices fresh and procures his own supply of whole sheep."

50 Dunlop St., Little India, Singapore

 
See & Do
Bumboat Tour

"Actually something I've done and enjoyed."

Raffles' Landing Site, Singapore

 
Eat
Candlenut Kitchen

"It's a blend of Chinese and Malay, with spice blends and flavors from the whole China straits -- Indonesian, Malay -- and unique to this part of the world."

25 Neil Rd., Singapore 088816

 
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Changi Airport

Tony takes a dip in the airport's rooftop pool and gets a massage at Fish Spa & Reflexology.

75 Airport Blvd., Singapore, 819664

 
Eat
Chin Chin Eating House

Tony and his friend, TV producer Yin Pua, meet at this Hainanese restaurant for chicken rice, a famous dish that Tony discovered on his last visit to Singapore.

Colonial District, 19 Purvis St., Singapore

 
Sleep
The Fullerton Hotel

"If you want to do the whole old-world British colonial thing."

1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178

 

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