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The north of Singapore welcomes you

The north of Singapore welcomes you

Singapore is known to be the oasis in all of Asia that Westerners flock to. My sister is going in a few days, how exciting! It's incredibly popular because it's so modern. One might even dare enough to call it a modern Atlantis because it's really a floating city. It has one of the highest wealth per capita ratings in the world. It's not surprising to see why either because the business, banking and export markets are huge. Although the population is just 5.7 million the overall GDP is a staggering $600 billion. The only other country that beats it to the top spot for wealth per capita is Monaco which has the highest concentration of billionaires anyway. Surely it's not just all about the money right? Well, you’re right. Unlike Monaco which is tiny, Singapore is actually a land which you can live in, start a family, and really ...

A breathe of fresh air in the Yorkshire Dales

A breathe of fresh air in the Yorkshire Dales

We spent our half term week in an old chapel, in Buckden in the Yorkshire Dales. I had no idea what to expect but was so very pleasantly surprised. We had a fabulous break away and the children walked nearly 20 miles across the week. I was impressed with Holiday Lettings, who made the holiday booking experience easy and quick. The cottage looked exactly like it did in the photos and we have such lovely memories to share forever now. I love holidays like that. VIEW the POST