A month of fasting, praying and doing our best to garner the blessings from Ramadan has now ended. Syawal is here bringing with it forgiveness and renewal. May the joyous occasion of Eid warm your world with happiness.
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Did you know? The original Ferris Wheel was designed and constructed by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. as a landmark for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
As part of Gardens by the Bay Goes around the World series of floral displays, the next leg take you on a journey to the Middle East. The Persian Garden is considered one of the earliest garden styles which has greatly influenced the design of gardens around the world. The most distinctive element is the geometry of Persian design.
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St. Dominic’s Church is a graceful, pastel yellow building, stands right in the heart of Macau old section. It is small but squeezed in some beautiful colonial buildings. It contributes to the definite Portuguese atmosphere of the area.
The Peranakan is a prominent community in the Straits Settlement particularly in Penang, Melaka and Singapore.They had created a unique lifestyle and customs which had not only left behind a rich legacy of antiques but its cultural influences like cuisine and language which are still evident in Penang today. Thus, Pinang Peranakan Mansion is a must visit to have a glimpse of their opulent lifestyle and of their many customs and traditions. After my visit to the Chew Jetty, I make my way to Lebuh Gereja while enduring the heat. I was greeted with the flourescent green visage entrance, truly an eclectic sight indeed.