IN PHOTOS: Kampong Glam Splashes Color on a Gloomy Day

Text and Photos by Euden Valdez

IF you’re out to discover Singapore’s diverse cultures, there’s one neighborhood you should not miss.

This is Kampong Glam known for its “rich history, living traditions, excellent eateries, and trendy shops,” according to

Located right at the mouth of Rochor River, Kampong Glam was originally a fishing kampung (or village) where the gelam tree (Paperbark tree), used for building ships and boats, grew—thus, the neighborhood’s name.

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IN PHOTOS: Spotless Singapore at Night Makes One Breathless

Text and Photos by Euden Valdez

WHENEVER a Filipino visits Singapore, whether as a first or a return visitor, he/she can’t help but compare it to the Philippines and inevitably, feel envious. How can a country as young as SG be so progressive, orderly, safe and clean? 

Let’s not rack our brains. Instead, let’s just appreciate Singapore’s spotless nightscapes.

Open, wide and traffic-free roads

The skyline protrudes in the night sky

The grandeur of National Gallery Singapore

Glowing former Parliament House

A piano on the street catches this couple’s attention

Crossing the Helix Bridge at Marina Bay

The look of luxury at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands

Your author-photographer being a tourist