24 hours in Singapore | Cheap eats at Newton Hawker Centre

I loved what I eventually saw of Singapore. The very short time I spent there left me wanting to see more and I even kept thinking to myself, “yes I could see myself living here”.

Things didn’t exactly start of with a bang though. Adam and I chose to take the night bus so we arrived in Singapore with enough time to check out the city before our flight to Bali the next day.

It turns out the day bus was probably the way to go.

A rough introduction

Perhaps it was an unusual day or perhaps it was the area, but there was nowhere open to sit let alone eat or drink until 11am. And we’d arrived at 5am. We couldn’t check into our hostel until 1pm so we found ourselves wandering the streets trying not to pass out.

Pair that with hostel staff shouting at you for quietly asking to leave your bags with them and it makes for a testing situation and not exactly the best introduction!… Read more