Category Travel

Memories of Chinatown

July 27, 2015 Architecture / History / GeneralAsian Culture & HistoryTravel

Text by Geraldene Lowe-Ismail | illustrated by Graham Byfield
ISBN 9789810958299
205 x 160 mm
Paperback; 96 pages
Pub Date: February 2016
BIC: 1FMS, HBJF, WTL

Memories of Chinatown is a Singapore classic and is now republished with a new visual interpretation by watercolour artist Graham Byfield. Both a memoir and a narrative guide to the vibrant spirit of a bygone Singapore, it is written by much loved ‘walking treasure’ and heritage tour pioneer Geraldene Lowe-Ismail. Blessed with a rich trove of stories and personal knowledge stretching over 50 years, Geraldene delivers a unique insight into the glory ... ...

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The Romance of the Grand Tour ~ 100 years of Travel in South East Asia

March 10, 2015 Architecture / History / GeneralTravel

by Kennie Ting
ISBN 9789810796044
280 x 242mm
Hardback quarter bound; 208 pages
Pub Date: April 2015
BIC: HBJF, WTLC, WTL

Retracing the steps of the grand tourists from the turn of the 20th century, this book captures the living heritage of 12 exotic locations. Each chapter focuses on a different port of call ... ...

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The Romance of the Grand Tour: Travel Journal

March 10, 2015 Architecture / History / GeneralTravel

ISBN 9789810942571
165 x 125 mm
Hardback; 128 pages
Pub Date: April 2015
BIC: TNFH, HBJF, BJ

This travel journal has been produced for tourists travelling to South East Asia and Hong Kong. Inspired by the publication of The Romance of the Grand Tour: 100 years of Travel in South East Asia, the journal can be used to record colourful journeys “east of Suez”. Write about your visits ... ...

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India – Living in an Ornate World

October 20, 2014 Asian Culture & HistoryTravel

by James Wellings
ISBN 9789810913540
280 x 230mm
Hardback; 158 pages
Pub Date: Aug 2014
BIC: AJB, WTM

India, Living in an Ornate World explores as to why India is so rich in colour and ornamentation and why it has such a diversity of culture and architecture. There is still a large part of the population who prefer to continue living their traditional life in old-world settings. Their buildings reflect their long artistic and creative history. This can be seen in all levels of ... ...

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A Perennial Feast – Food, Flavours, Restaurants & Recipes

April 8, 2013 All BooksArchitecture / History / GeneralTravel

by Kim Inglis | photography by Jacob Termansen
ISBN 9789810733520
Hardback with Jacket; 176 pages
480 colour illustrations
Pub Date: December 2012
Price: S$46.68 (excl. GST)
BIC: WBA, WTL

A showcase of culinary excellence at the YTL group of hotels and resorts, this book is much more than a restaurant review or a recipe collection. Delving into the culture of a variety of cuisines, stretching from Malaysia and Southeast Asia into China, Japan and Europe, it takes readers on a gastronomic journey ...
 

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