260 – On Lion City Parks

Singapore is the smallest nation in Southeast Asia, in terms of land area. However, it is a masterpiece of urban planning – an actual example of how a city would look like when urban planners had their way. It's not surprising, then, that large tracts of land for public parks still exist in the Lion … Continue reading 260 – On Lion City Parks

168 – The Monching Visits Singapore: Haw Par Villa

I'm sure that most of you have used Tiger Balm at some point to relieve a headache or a fatigued limb. This legendary medication traces its beginnings to Aw Chu Kin, an herbalist who concocted Tiger Balm based on an existing formulation used in the imperial court of China. However, his sons Aw Boon Haw … Continue reading 168 – The Monching Visits Singapore: Haw Par Villa