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Sheila Kumar's Storehouse

TRAVEL: THE HINDU SUNDAY MAGAZINE/SINGAPORE HAWKER FOOD

Online edition of India’s National Newspaper Sunday, Jul 02, 2006 Magazine CUISINE Culinary carnival SHEILA KUMAR A serious but delicious search for the true taste of Singapore. ON THE FOOD TRAIL: Interiors of the Lau Pa Sat Food Court I’M in heaven. This is bliss. I have just bitten into a bright green sweet, with…

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TRAVEL: THE HINDU/THE SINGAPORE FLYER

Online edition of India’s National Newspaper Sunday, Mar 23, 2008 Magazine   FOOTLOOSE Where eagles dare SHEILA KUMAR Watching Singapore go about its daily life from the heady heights  of the Flyer is an uplifting experience   It is 10.20 a.m. and I’m staring at the Merlion. The creature is framed by fat droplets of…

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TRAVEL: METRO PLUS/FISH SPA, SINGAPORE

Online edition of India’s National Newspaper Thursday, Nov 29, 2007   Metro Plus Hyderabad   A piscine pedicure The Fish Reflexology Spa at Sentosa is a whole new experience A nibbling session and a massage for your feet     There’s a little Chinese girl in pigtails standing by my shoulder, staring fascinated at my feet….

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TRAVEL: JETWINGS INTERNATIONAL /SINGAPORE SPAS

Pure Hedonism Kick off those shopping shoes and slip into something more comfortable as we take you spa-hopping through the island city of Singapore, home to some of the best spas in the world. For a country that is forever re-defining its tourist attractions, Singapore does one great job. It’s been pushing the spa experience…

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TRAVEL: THE HINDU SUNDAY MAGAZINE/SINGAPORE`S ORCHARD ROAD

Online edition of India’s National Newspaper Sunday, Jun 24, 2007 Magazine   POSTCARD FROM SINGAPORE A fruitful affair  A ready reckoner for shopping in Orchard Road IT is a lovely long street, dotted with leafy trees, wooden seats at strategic intervals, street stalls selling sumptuous finger food. Once the site of nutmeg and pepper plantations,…

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TRAVEL: METRO PLUS/BOTANICAL GARDENS, SINGAPORE

Online edition of India’s National Newspaper Monday, Jun 26, 2006 Metro Plus Chennai   In search of the baobab Chasing a childhood chimera, Sheila Kumar walks through Singapore’s beautiful Botanical Gardens   I blame it all on Antoine de St Exupery and his “The Little Prince.” Ever since I read that classic, I’ve been wanting…

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