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Best Food To Try In Singapore - The King Of Fruits
Dare to try this on a private tours singapore ?

Dare to try this on a private tours singapore ?

Check out this sign on the MRT on your next private tour in Singapore

Check out this sign on the MRT on your next private tour in Singapore

Travelling in Southeast Asia you will definitely have come across a very distinctive smell and appearance of a thorny green fruit. We are talking about Durian! This fruit has a rather curious appearance, accompanied by a very strong smell. You might have seen one on your Singapore city tour, you might have wondered what this funny looking and smelling thing might be.A durian has a very sharp thorns and grown on trees. A word of warning here: it can be fatal if a durian falls on your head!The distinct smell is a sign that the durian is ripe and ready to be eaten. This fruit comes in a large variety of shapes and size. If you are on walking tours of Singapore the most popular you will see is called "Mountain Cat King" - according to locals "the best grade there is".Singaporeans do not only eat the fruit plain as it is - no sir! There is a mild obsession across the country to find the best durian cake, durian puff, durian pastry and even durian ice cream!!! Chances are that you have seen one of these options on a food tour in Singapore! However, despite this deep-rooted love for durian smell can be very unpleasant especially in a country with a tropical climate like our little red dot! So, officials came up with a rule that everybody can enjoy and indulge their durian but please do not bring it on the bus or any other public transport, else you will get fined!This sign is on a public bus in Singapore. It was taken on a Singapore tour by Su Ling. When you take the bus on your Singapore tour from airport, count how many times you will see the "No durians" sign in public transports.The taste of a durian is always described as "stinks like hell, tastes like heaven". The consistency is more like a custard with a smooth texture. Next time when you on a Singapore street food tour, ask your private guide in Singapore to find you the best place to try durian!#getinmybelly #goodeats #travel #traveloften #wanderlust #discoverhongkong #love #food #foodporn #durian #kingoffruits #eathongkong #foodie #foodadventure #hk #tourism #travelbug #hellohongkongtours #hkfoodie #daretoeat #dare #foodtour #privatetour #personaltour #grouptour #customisedtour #tourguide #privateguide #personalguide

Best Tours In Singapore - Launch of the Hello Singapore Night Tour
night tour in Singapore with hawker centre tour

night tour in Singapore with hawker centre tour

Since the launch of Hello Singapore Tours, we aim to always provide the most interesting and diverse tours in Singapore. After our private customised tours, food tours, car tours in Singaporeand bespoke walking tours are up and running, it was time to add another tour to our portfolio. Drum-roll... Night tours with Hello Singapore Tours! This tour for Singapore is already very hot and in great demand. Let us introduce you to the latest addition to our Singapore guided tours:We start our Singapore night tour in the Civic District where will we visit some of the historic colonial buildings and learn about the early pioneers who came to Singapore make a living.  We will then board a bumboat and take a 30-minute cruise down the river through to present day. We visit Merlion Park and soak in the sunset view of Marina Bay whilst learning about the mega construction project behind it.Our journey through time progresses by bus to a residential district called Tanjong Pagar. We will discuss the political reform by The Founding Father of Singapore, Mr Lee Kuan Yew and discover how Singapore went from third world to first world in one generation. We will be accessing the roof of an award-winning Housing development Board (HDB) residential building from where we will get the most amazing birds-eye view of downtown Singapore.#singapore #nighttour #partyon #discoversingapore #wanderlust #instagood #sg #tourism #travelbug #natgeotravelpic #lonelyplanet #hellosingaporetours #ilovesg #hellosg #streetsofsingapore #singaporetour #adventure #welltraveled #party #afterdark #visitsingapore #privateguide #personalguide #tourguide #privatetour #publictour #grouptour #personaltour #nightsinsingapore #singaporeafterdark #afterdark 

Singapore Tour Guide - Spotlight on Daryl
Book your Singapore city tour from airport with Daryl

Book your Singapore city tour from airport with Daryl

John and Janelle on a Singapore Food Tour at Old Airport Road Hawker Centre

John and Janelle on a Singapore Food Tour at Old Airport Road Hawker Centre

Welcome to our third episode of "Meet your personal tour guide Singapore"! This is the third blog of our series to introduce you to yourprivate tour guide in Singapore.If you book your Singapore tour from the airport, chances are your tour guide might be Daryl.Daryl's roots go back to the province of Canton. This history enthusiast has a sound knowledge of Singapore's past. He is full of fun facts and fascinating information that will make you feel how much Daryl loves "his" Lion City. If you book a private customised tour, with him you are sure to be in for a treat and will definitely make the most of yourtour in Singapore!Let's see what Daryl had to say in our short interview:** What is your favourite Singlish word?--> My favourite word/expression is "Shiok!" It has many different meanings. It can mean "very good", "very tasty", "comfortable" or "excellent."**What is your favourite makan (food) place?--> There are plenty nice places. But my favourite is Old Airport Road Hawker Centre because it has so much variety and you can eat till you drop! :-)**Do you have a favourite place in Singapore?--> There are so many that are really lovely! Like Gardens by the Bay / Marina Barrage / Satay by the Bay... I love all!** Tell us the funniest thing that happened to you during a tour.--> In the middle of a tour, a couple suddenly ask me where can they buy diapers for their baby! : ) I brought them to a mall in Chinatown. (We have a proof of that on our FB page here!)** We definitely look forward to more of those funny incidents with you!#sg #privateguide #adventure #welltraveled #tourism #travelbug #lonelyplanet #travelstoke #hellosingaporetours #ilovesg #hellosg #singaporetour #sgtravel #sgtourguide #singaporetourguide #visitsingapore #personalguide #customizedtour #personalguide #singaporeexcursions #walkingtours #guideinsingapore

Singapore Guided Tours - Sir Stamford Raffles

The best tours in Singapore will all have one thing in common: They will talk about the founder of Singapore - Sir Stamford Raffles! Raffles was born on a boat and visited a boarding school. He started working for the British East India Company when he was 14 years of age. His time in Asia started in Penang working for the governor. Sir Raffles set out to find another base for the British in order to avoid the high taxes and rules set by the Dutch at that time. Singapore was a perfect choice! It was right in the middle of China and British India which was a very important opium trade route for the British. In 1823, Raffles drafted a series of administrative regulations for Singapore, which followed a fair and moralistic stance, outlawing gambling, imposing heavy taxation on what he considered social evils such as drunkenness and opium-smoking, and banned slavery. A specific regulation in the constitution called for the multiethnic population to remain as they were, and no crimes were entirely based on racial principles. On your Singapore city tour from the airport, you will definitely pass the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles. Ask your Singapore tour guideto tell you more details about Singapore's exciting history!

#singaporean #welovesingapore #exploresingapore #meetthelocals #raffles #photooftheday #sg #tourism #travelbug #natgeotravelpic #lonelyplanet #hellosingaporetours #ilovesg #hellosg #streetsofsingapore #singaporetour #visitsingapore #sirstamfordraffles #privatetour #tourguide #personaltour #customisedtour #privateguide #walkingtour

Singapore Food Tasting - 5 Best Brunches In Singapore

So when you are in Singapore there is so much to discover. You can learn and see many things when you book your Singapore city tour. However, should you have some extra time after your Singapore Excursion, you might want to try one of these brunch places:Wild Honey

This place offers all-day breakfast right in Orchard Road. You will find anything around eggs and breakfast options from English to Canadian to Norwegian. Wild Honey's large range from savoury to sweet dishes gives you a choice no matter what your craving is on that day!Opening hours: 9am8:30pm Last Order (Sun – Thurs), 9am9:30pm Last Order (Fri, Sat, Eve PH)*************************************************************************************************************************The White Rabbit

This restaurant is housed in the Ebenezer chapel and is not only a romantic go-to place but also something for the whole family. Their "Alice in Wonderland" (Say whaaaat? - I hear you say) inspired surroundings will make you feel in a different world. Their brunch ranges from waffles to pasta to potato rosti and anything your breakfast foodie heart desires.OPENING HOURS: Tues – Fri 12–2:30pm (Set Lunch) 6:30–10:30pm Sat – Sun 10:30am–3pm (Brunch) 6:30–10:30pm Closed Mondays*************************************************************************************************************************The Populus Coffe & Food Co.

Not only coffee lovers should head here but also people who enjoy healthy buckwheat pancakes or streaked bacon on toasted croissants will find their favourite food.Opening Hours: 9am – 7pm (Mon), 9am – 4pm (Tues), 9am – 1030pm (Wed), 9am – 1030pm (Thurs), 9am – 1030pm (Fri), 9:30am – 10:30pm (Sat), 9:30am – 7pm (Sun)*************************************************************************************************************************The Lokal

This Aussie-inspired place not only offers western food like cauliflower with cheese or delicious pasta but also the famous Singaporean Kaya Toast.Opening Hours: Mon 8am-5pm; Tue-Fri 8am-10pm; Sat 9am-10pm; Sunday 9am-4pm*************************************************************************************************************************SymmetryThe concept here is "sharing is caring". French cuisine and Australian dining culture give you a cozy dining and brunching experience. From Asparagus & Crab Salad to truffle fries to egges benedict, you will certainly find your special food here.Opening Hours: 10.30am – 9pm (Mon), 10.30am – 11pm (Tue – Thurs), 10.30am – 12am (Fri), 9am – 12am (Sat), 9am – 7pm (Sun)*************************************************************************************************************************These are just some of the options for a different Singapore food tasting. Of course, there are so many more and your Singapore tour guide will be able not only to offer you food tour in Singapore but also give you more options on a Singapore stopover tour.#brunch #travel #traveloften #wanderlust #discoversingapore #food #foodtasting #happy #getinmybelly #eatsingapore #bbctravel #foodie #foodadventure #singapore #sg #instatravel #adventure #welltraveled #tourism #travelbug #lonelyplanet #travelstoke #hellosingaporetours #singaporetour #sgfoodie #foodtour #visitsingapore #privateguide #personalguide #foodtour #customizedtour #tourguide #privateguide

Singapore City Tour - The Merlion

If you ever had a Singapore city tour from the airport, you will definitely have seen the Merlion.But what is this half lion, half fish mascot actually? Your personal tour guide in Singapore will tell you the legend that long time ago a Malay Prince discovered this tiny sea town. When he arrived he saw a majestic creature which appeared to be a lion so he decided to name the island settlement Singapura which means ‘Lion City’. The Merlion, however, was created in the 1960s from the Singapore Tourism Board to symbolise the head of the lion creature that the prince saw and the body is a fish to symbolise Singapore's humble beginnings as a fishing village. Ask your tour guide to include this iconic symbol in your walking tours in Singapore!#travel #traveloften #wanderlust #discoversingapore #merlion #photooftheday #bbctravel #singapore #sg #iconic #adventure #welltraveled #tourism #travelbug #condenast #lonelyplanet #hellosingaporetours #hellosg #ilovesg #singaporetour #visitsingapore #cnntravel #walkingtour #visitsingapore #privatetour #customizedtour #personaltour #walkingtour #privateguide #personalguide #daytours

Singapore Tour Guide - Spotlight on Su Ling
Join Su Ling on our food tour of Singapore!

Join Su Ling on our food tour of Singapore!

Join Su Ling for a Private Tour in the various parks of Singapore!

Join Su Ling for a Private Tour in the various parks of Singapore!

Welcome to the second edition of "Meet your personal tour guide Singapore"! This is the second blog of our series to introduce you to your private tour guide in Singapore.When we think "tours in Singapore with tour guide", we always think of the tour first but not really about the tour guide that makes your day.Today we want to introduce Su Ling. Born and raised in Singapore, she is a "true blue" Singaporean. She will be a great source to hear Singapore's development from the personal experience point of view. Her friendly and fun personality will immediately make you feel her passion for guiding visitors. Whether you book a public or private food tour with us at "Hello Singapore" or a private customised tour, with Su Ling you are in good hands to make the most of your tour in Singapore!Check out what Su Ling had to say in a short interview:** What is your favourite Singlish word?--> "Makan!" Because I love to eat.**What is your favourite makan (food) place?--> Plenty, to name a few, most are hawker centre. Like Amoy street food centre,  Old Airport Road Food Centre, Changi Village Food Centre. Because the foods are cheap and authentic. Feel at home and very Singaporean eating at these places.**Do you have a favourite place in Singapore?--> The places off the beaten track, like Balestier Road, Tiong Bahru, Katong, Changi Village. Those that maintain the original and local favours.** Tell us the funniest thing that happened to you during a tour.--> Cracking my head, can't recall off hand. When I recall it, I will inform you!!** Well, I guess, you will have to tell our guests on their tour with you! --> 😅😃#sg #privateguide #adventure #welltraveled #tourism #travelbug #lonelyplanet #travelstoke #hellosingaporetours #ilovesg #hellosg #singaporetour #sgtravel #sgtourguide #singaporetourguide #visitsingapore #personalguide #customizedtour #personalguide #singaporeexcursions #walkingtours #guideinsingapore

Best Food To Try In Singapore - Peranakan Food
taste a delicious Bak Chang on a Singapore food tour

taste a delicious Bak Chang on a Singapore food tour

Try the Lapis Kueh on your next singapore food tasting tour

Try the Lapis Kueh on your next singapore food tasting tour

There are many things to discover on your walking tours in Singaporethis city is famous for. However, one not to miss things you should definitely give a try on a tour for Singapore is the local cuisine! Peranakan Food is the best food to try in Singapore not only for your food tour in Singapore. What does Peranakan actually mean? It is a term that goes back to the 15th century and it translates to "local born" or "local descendants". It refers to the mixed Chinese - Malay or Indonesian heritage. The food is a mix of Chinese and Malay or Indonesian ingredients. For example, although the spices are more from on the Malay side, the ingredient like pork is on the Chinese side and you will definitely find it in the Peranakan Cuisine. Some typical dishes are "Nyonya Chang" - rice dumplings, "Kueh Lapis" - layer cake and Laksa. The Curry Laksa is typical for Singapore. Ingredients are usually gravy from coconut milk, dried shrimp, rice vermicelli, sambal chilli, coriander and some others mixed with a pinch of love 😃 If you have not tried it yet, make sure your private guide in Singapore takes you to try these delicious treats on your next Singapore tour!#getinmybelly #goodeats #travel #traveloften #wanderlust #discoversingapore #love #food #foodporn #eatsingapore #foodie #foodadventure #sg #tourism #travelbug #hellosingaporetours #sgfoodie #visitsingapore #peranakancuisine #peranakan #laksa #kuehlapis #bakchang #foodtoursingapore #singaporestreetfood #bestfoodtotryinsingapore #singaporefoodtrip #privateguide #personalguide #privatetour #customizedtour #personaltour #grouptour #walkingtour #publictour

Singapore City Tour - The Raffles Hotel
The Hello Singapore team of Singapore walking tours guides

The Hello Singapore team of Singapore walking tours guides

The famous Raffles Hotel was opened in 1887 by the Sarkies Brothers from Iran who named it after Sir Stamford Raffles, the Founder of Singapore. The hotel has changed ownership many times over the years. The one thing that hasn't changed though is the charm of the place. It is exquisite. For the past 130 years, people like Rudyard Kipling, Charlie Chaplin, Ava Gardner, Elizabeth Taylor, George Bush, Michael Jackson, Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Louboutin stayed here.If you are on your walking tour of Singapore, you will see quickly that many people take turns to take pictures of... The Doorman! People on Singapore tours from the airport come here just to take a picture of Narjan! He is the most photographed man in Singapore! He has been the doorman at Raffles for 25 years! He even has his own soft toy!After a Singapore excursion, this would be the place to have the famous Singapore Sling where it was invented!!!Ask your personal tour guide in Singaporeto take you here for your next Changi Singapore Tour!#design #instagood #photooftheday #singapore #sg #lonelyplanet #hellosingaporetours #ilovesg #hellosg #streetsofsingapore #wanderlust #buildings #sglife #wanderlust #discoversingapore #discoversg #visitsingapore #raffles #raffleshotel #tourfoursingapore #singaporedaytours #publictour #privatetour #customizedtour #privateguide #personalguide #walkingtour

Singapore Tour Guide - Spotlight on Gee Soo
Book your Singapore city tour from airport with Gee Soo

Book your Singapore city tour from airport with Gee Soo

It's always fun on a Singapore Day Tour with Gee Soo!

It's always fun on a Singapore Day Tour with Gee Soo!

Previously we talked about Singapore Tours from the airport and walking tours of Singapore but what about the tour guide that takes you on your Singapore excursions?Welcome to our first episode of "Meet your Personal Tour Guide Singapore"! This is the first blog in a series to introduce you to your private tour guide in Singapore.Please meet Gee Soo. Born in Malaysia, he calls Singapore his home for the past 20 years. If you are on a tour with Gee Soo, you will immediately feel his love for all things Singapore. His energetic, friendly and sincere personality will make you feel like you are on a tour with a friend rather than a tour guide that you have never met before! Whether you book a public or private food tour with us at "Hello Singapore" or a private customised tour, if you are with Gee Soo, you are definitely in for an informative and jolly tour in Singapore!Check out what Gee Soo had to say in a short interview:** What is your favourite Singlish word?--> ‘Chiong’ - a Hokkien for ‘to rush forward’, is used to denote creating havoc and/or having fun. ‘Eh, it’s Friday, where shall we go and Chiong?’ - I am yet to find an English word to replace it, isn’t that cool?**What is your favourite makan (food) place?--> Blk 19 Marsiling Lane Hawker Centre where I can have one of the best Lontongs in town with my favourite Kopi C Siew-Dai (Coffee with evaporated milk less sweet) in my sleep/casual wear!**Do you have a favourite place in Singapore?--> The 2-minute away - Woodlands Waterfront - where I can have my a run or a walk regularly. It’s well shaded by trees and lit’ed at night. Imagine a good workout in the sea Breeze while you enjoy city lights of JB at the other side of Johor Straits!** Tell us the funniest thing that happened to you during a tour.--> As a new tourist guide, I was so hungry for opportunities. There was once I was being tasked to lead a group from Iran, the guest didn’t understand English and I don’t speak Persian. We communicated via sign language & hand drawn pictures. It was the longest day in my life and I got tips!#photooftheday#sg#instatravel#adventure#welltraveled#tourism#travelbug#lonelyplanet#travelstoke#hellosingaporetours#ilovesg#hellosg#singaporetour#sgtravel#sgtourguide#singaporetourguide#visitsingapore#privateguide#personalguide#personaltourguidesingapore#privatetourguidesingapore