Singapore’s Historic Buildings It’s 200 years since Sir Stamford Raffles, landed and founded modern Singapore. And while this modern city is perhaps more associated cutting edge modern architecture, the city does have a number of important buildings, dating right back to colonial times. The video above, feature’s many of the country’s oldest, and best-loved buildings, many of which have been witness to important events in Singapore’s relatively short history. Choosing just 10 or so historic Singapore buildings is difficult, and of course,…

In 2018, myself and around 20 other intrepid travellers, visited Western Mongolia, as part of a Scientific Exploration Society sponsored trip, led by John Blashford-Snell OBE.  We undertook various archaeology, zoology and botany studies, as well as giving medical and dental aid to local communities.  Here is my personal day by day diary of a remarkable journey in a fascinating country.

A trip report from expedition leader John Blashford-Snell. Dawn had broken and the sun was peeping through the craggy outcrops on the hills above our Mongolia camp as we set out hoping to catch sight of the world’s last wild horses.

Singapore is filled with award-winning buildings by world-famous designers and architects and jaw-dropping new buildings are developed here at an incredible pace. Here are ten fascinating buildings, from Singapore’s independence to the present day, in this incredible city.