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Re: Advice wanted for visit in October

Postby v4jr4 » Tue, 01 Oct 2013 12:18 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
Alexander16 wrote:.

I am single and travelling alone and would like to stay somewhere thats going to enable me get a real taste of what life in Singapore will be like. I am considering moving there next year.

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Any Hotel 81 or Fragrance on a street with 'Geylang' or 'Joo Chiat' in the name. Should be under $50 a night, which will give you money to get a 'taste' of what Singapore is really like in those areas for those who are single or alone.


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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 01 Oct 2013 2:02 pm

In fact, you could get a taste of all of S E Asia there. :o :lol:

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Postby Steve1960 » Tue, 01 Oct 2013 4:00 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:In fact, you could get a taste of all of S E Asia there. :o :lol:


Maybe we should also give some advice on local doctors locations :wink:

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 01 Oct 2013 5:07 pm

Steve1960 wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:In fact, you could get a taste of all of S E Asia there. :o :lol:


Maybe we should also give some advice on local doctors locations :wink:


Already done a long time ago. It's under miscellaneous in my links page at the bottom of the third column, first item. Been there for a long, long, time and it's confidential. :wink:

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Postby Steve1960 » Tue, 01 Oct 2013 5:20 pm

I am ashamed to say I have not opened that link before. Wow that is comprehensive! I already see several items which are of use to me...........but not the doctors I hasten to add :oops:

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Postby HA » Tue, 01 Oct 2013 7:15 pm

Try airbnb- it is good.

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 01 Oct 2013 7:55 pm

katbh wrote:Ha

Alexander some are pulling your leg but I suppose it depends on what 'Life' you are after. Geylang and Joo Chiat are fun but are red light districts. But still relatively safe in comparison to other such districts in Asian countries.
There are hundreds of hotels under $100/night not just the flea bags recommended here. Try the Amber Hotel in Katong in the East or the Peranakan Hotel on east coast road - they have rooms for under $100/night.


I wasn't pulling his leg, I was being honest. It is redlight, but it is cheap.

Katong is basically the area between Geylang and JC (which I'm sure you know), and the hotels in it have spillover from those two areas.

Peranakan hotel is loaded with ladyboy hookers. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. I drink coffee at Penny (the coffee shop on the ground floor under the hotel) 2-3 times a week, you can't miss them walking around smoking.

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Postby Alexander16 » Tue, 08 Oct 2013 12:05 pm

HA wrote:Try airbnb- it is good.


Thanks for this HA. Been using AirBnB since your post. What an amazing site that is.


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