Famed for its timeless snazz and clazz, Singapore’s Raffles Hotel has stood the test of more than a century, defying the odds of the Great Depression and a Japanese occupation. It’s iconic colonial structure is not only a welcome sight, but also a refreshing one specially in a fast-growing city which seems to breed new developments at every corner turn. Moreover, it’s also well-known for being the home of the Singapore Sling as it was first concocted in the hotel’s Long Bar. I was quite keen on checking it out and trying the cocktail for the first time but the Sunday afternoon lazy surely didn’t keep a throng of expats from filling the bar to the brim. Another time, another post I guess
So if you’re in town and fancy a bit of fancy, Raffles shouldn’t be such a bad idea. At least Liz Taylor, Marlon Brando, Michael Jackson and Will and Kate certainly don’t think so.
For more, visit: http://www.raffles.com/singapore/
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