15 Marina Bay Singapore Attractions: A Walking Tour of the Marina Bay Waterfront

Marina Bay Singapore is an entertainment, commercial and residential area of city built on reclaimed land. Development only began in 1988, but quickly grew and gained status as one of the top Singapore tourist attractions. The modern-marvel Marina Bay Sands Hotel is a focal point of the area – and can be seen from afar – but there are many more Marina Bay Singapore attractions to see.… Read the rest


Singapore Downtown Self-Guided Walking Tour

Singapore Downtown Walking Tour: A Self-Guided Walk

Singapore is a fascinating city. From colony to city/state, the island nation has a historical past and future vision. We explored the city by setting out on foot each day to discover the top sights and hidden gems in the city.… Read the rest


Singapore Chinatown Self-Guided Walking Tour JetSettingFools.com

Singapore Chinatown Self-Guided Walking Tour

A tour of Singapore isn’t complete without a trip to Chinatown! There are many things to do in Chinatown and we delighted in visiting temples, perusing the shops and sampling Chinatown Singapore food. It is one of the places to explore in Singapore by walking.  Let your senses lead the way – as there is something to see and smell along every street.… Read the rest


Southeast Asia Travel Budget and 6 Month Budget Review JetSetting Fools

Southeast Asia travel budget (and six month budget review)

Sticking to our budget is key for traveling long term, so we’ve limited ourselves to an average of $100 per day for accommodation, food, drinks, public transportation and any miscellaneous costs that pop up (and they always do). The only thing that takes precedence over the budget is whether or not we’re enjoying the journey.… Read the rest


Impressions of Singapore after a 3-day Visit JetSetting Fools

Impressions of Singapore after a 3 day visit

Our visit to Singapore – our first stop in Southeast Asia – was short, but it definitely made an impression. It eased us into the world we will be immersed in for the next two months. It was such a wonderful combination of foreignness and familiarity.… Read the rest


A Walk in Johor Bahru, Malaysia by JetSettingFools.com

A walk in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

When we first decided to stay across the border north of Singapore in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, we thought it would just be a place to sleep and we would make the commute into the city each day. Johor Bahru, JB for short, is a little gritty, like Jersey to New York City.… Read the rest