It has been a long wait since the refurbishment began in 2017 but the new and improved Raffles Singapore – now with 115 suites – reopened on August 1, putting a fresh shine on the finest hotel in the Lion City.
Yes, you’ll sip champagne through a 61-lap sporting extravaganza and, yes, you’ll meet Singapore Grand Prix crew and drivers and sleep in ultra-luxe hotels – but what then? Well, Remote Lands has a few suggestions on that front.
Janice Wong, Luke Mangan, Didier Corlou, and Ian Kittichai will all be taking their talents to the rails of one of Asia’s most exclusive luxury train journeys aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express, crossing Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.
Crazy Rich Asians put a lot of new eyes on Southeast Asia, and fans of the film will be pleased to know that Rachel and Nick were filmed in very real places throughout Singapore and Malaysia – places you can stay.
Long before the dystopian Clockwork Orange hit shelves, Southeast Asia would see Anthony Burgess in Malaysia; a grammar school teacher would go to Malaysia and Singapore to make his name with the Malayan Trilogy.