China town

Singapore’s Chinatown is known as Niu che shui which literally means ‘ox car water’ This is due to the fact that Chinatown’s water supply was principally transported by animal-driven carts in the 19th century. We’ve entered Chinatown via Pagoda street, a hectic, shop and restaurant lined thoroughfare. Pagoda street takes its name from the┬áSri MariammanContinue reading “China town”

Colourful Chinatown

Even though we turned our eyes westward for our honeymoon we can’t quite escape our love of all things Asian. So we’re heading to Chinatown for a snoot around. Manhattan’s Chinatown is home to the highest concentration of Chinese people in the Western Hemisphere with an estimated population between 90,000 and 100,000 people and isContinue reading “Colourful Chinatown”