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New in Town

Postby newgirl » Sun, 06 Feb 2005 11:18 am

I've recently arrived from the UK and am a 31 year old female here on my own. I enjoy travel, good food, good wine and good conversation. I am just wondering where everyone hangs out at the weekends and if any formal events are organised? Everyone I work with is lovely, however, it would be nice to meet some new friends and have some fun.


welcome to Singapore!

Postby Guest » Sun, 06 Feb 2005 11:36 am

Welcome to Singapore! :-)

Unlike what you may have heard, Singapore night life is not that bad and there are good places to hang out...

Since it seems you are really new, here are some popular areas for night life:

- Clarke Quay / Boat Quay (either clubs, bars or restaurants there, very nice altho a bit touristy)

-Orchard area (nice places around Somerset)

- Mohamed Sultan Road (mailny clubs there)

I am pretty sure I am forgetting something, so if anyboy wanna add...

By the way, last night I found out a place open until really late with live music (And it's not a sleazy one!!! :-) )

Unfortunately, wine is extremely pricey here... but you still can get some good one :-)

I'm European as well, if you care for a drink somewhere or a dinner, please drop me a line at


Postby Guest » Sun, 06 Feb 2005 11:38 am

I am also relatively new in town and would like some interaction with people outside of work - please send me an e-mail if you like -


Postby sundaildreams » Sun, 06 Feb 2005 3:58 pm

join us for moives and drinks ... if you dun mind.

check out :Sunday Moives .

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Postby cuteguysg1 » Mon, 07 Feb 2005 9:02 am

Nice knowing you....

email me , may be we can meet up go out in weekend....

Have a nice day....


Re: hi

Postby Guest24 » Mon, 07 Feb 2005 9:19 am

Check out the topic 'drinks on CNY eve'. I know what u mean... I came here 7weeks ago and Sing can be boring if u dont 2-3 people to go with, for a chat and a drink... or movie or sports.
C u on the CNY eve maybe.. cheers.

me too .....

Postby me too ..... » Mon, 07 Feb 2005 9:23 am

Hey newgirl,
I'm from the UK and have been here just over a month, still trying to find my way around and trying out the various bars and restaurants !! Have met a few people since being here and meet up for drinks during the week and weekends. Drop me an email if you fancy joining us, always good to meet fellow newbies ....



Postby guest23 » Mon, 07 Feb 2005 12:20 pm

Check out the 'cny eve' topic, wednesday evening... a good time to meet and talk and know new people... 8)


Postby Californian » Mon, 07 Feb 2005 1:57 pm

I just arrived from California...If you have time send me an Email....We can get together for coffe or lunch...



Postby Chopin » Tue, 08 Feb 2005 12:33 pm

We plan to see 'constantine' on Friday eve, so drop a line at if you wanna join.

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