Singapore Grand Prix 2009

The weekend of the Singapore Grand Prix 2009 at the Marina Bay Street Circuit has once again arrived. Fans from all over the world have purchased tickets since April this year. However, those without tickets would get to watch the cars too (not on television)! After leaving Clarke Quay MRT Station, one would find giant […]

Singapore Food Festival 2009

Today marks the start of the Singapore Food Festival 2009. This year, the Food Festival will be held from 17 July to 26 July at Clarke Quay. The first Singapore Food Festival was held in 1994 and is known to be a key local event on the calendar of each year. In Singapore, one can […]

SIMO Camp

I am currently on a 6D5N holiday at the NUS High School of Mathematics and Science to attend the Singapore International Mathematical Olympiad (SIMO) Camp. Basically, it is a training camp and a third of the time is spent in classrooms solving mathematics problems. Today, the AM and PM sessions were both on Graph Theory. […]

Opening of the Circle Line

Although I did not catch the first train in the morning at 5.37 am since it is so early, I did catch a ride on the train this afternoon straight after school from Marymount Station to Bishan Interchange, then off to Paya Lebar. Well, it is not very crowded at that time, there were about […]

Circle Line Opens Tomorrow

The highly anticipated Circle Line (CCL) Stage 3 will officially open to the public tomorrow morning, Thursday, 28 May 2009. This is the latest addition to the rail network in Singapore. The Circle Line is a fully automated underground train system passing through estates such as Bishan, Serangoon, Paya Lebar and Holland Village. When fully […]

Henderson Waves

Part of the Southern Ridges trail, the Henderson Waves is the highest pedestrian bridge at 36 metres above Henderson Road, connecting Mount Faber Park and Telok Blangah Hill Park. In the evenings, the bridge magically transforms into a colourful and brightly lit structure, glowing attractively under the stars. The pedestrian bridge is nearly 300 metres […]

Under the Sea

It is really amazing that roads can be built so deep underground. With the Kallang Paya-Lebar Expressway (KPE) built across a river underwater, now the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) too is built literally, under water. The tunnel will pass under the Singapore River, near the Marina Barrage. This new five-lane expressway will be the tenth […]

A Better Public Transport Fare System

Since 1 October 2008, the Public Transport Council has introduced changes to the system of calculating fares for public transport such as buses and trains. Also known as ‘distance-based throughfares’, the fares will be calculated based on the distance travelled. Commuters can then choose the route which allows them to reach their destination with flexibility, […]