South-Eastern Asia

Tales, adventures and photography from South-Eastern Asia.
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ANGELES CITY | Ford Australia recently invited The City Lane to travel through the Pampanga region of the Philippines recently and discover what this beautiful location has to offer. We took their Ecosport for a drive, maneuvering the sporty “urban” SUV through narrow backstreets, weaving through highway traffic; including jeepneys

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ANGELES CITY | The City Lane was recently invited by Ford Australia to tackle some of the most beautiful yet varied terrain in the Philippines, including Mount Pinatubo. One of the most interesting regions in this part of the world is Pampanga province, located approximately 80km north of Manila. Driving

where to eat singapore food guide

SINGAPORE | It’s often said that Singaporeans have 2 pastimes – shopping and eating, and its true that there is no shortage of places to shop and eat in Singapore. Historically famous for its street food and hawker centres, Singapore has in more recent years become known for its fine

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SINGAPORE | Singapore is famous for it hawker centres and street food and for good reason – it’s where you’ll find some of the best food in the world. Singapore might be a relatively new nation, but its food history is rich and varied, taking elements from its Chinese, Malay

singapore geylang food walk guide

SINGAPORE | Geylang has a reputation for several things in Sinagpore. Many consider it to be representative of the “real” Singapore – an area that’s frequented by locals, has escaped much of the rapid gentrification that’s swept its way across Singapore and is still a bit rough around the edges.

singapore craft beer guide

SINGAPORE | Craft beer has taken the world by storm in recent years, as discerning drinkers turn towards brewers who put a focus on quality ingredients and most importantly, flavour. Beer is no longer synonymous with watered down lager and today there are so many different styles to choose from

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SINGAPORE | Little India is a unique part of Singapore, and there are many things to be found in the district that you won’t find elsewhere in the country in such abundance. The City Lane was invited to visit Singapore by Far East Hospitality Group (“FEH”) and, after a relaxing

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SINGAPORE | When The City Lane was invited to visit Singapore by Far East Hospitality, I did some research in order to learn more about the brand. I learned a lot about the company’s philosophy, corporate structure and all that jazz, but something I wasn’t expecting to be so interested

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SINGAPORE | Changi Village. It’s a part of Singapore that visitors don’t know too much about, including the most seasoned of Singapore travellers. Despite having been to Singapore so many times that I’ve lost count, I too knew nothing about Changi Village until my most recent visit. Changi Village is

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While my wife and I were staying in Da Nang, one of our days was dedicated to visiting some of the sights in and around the central city of Hue. The Da Nang portion of our holiday was very laid back and unplanned, and the decision to go to Hue