Tiong Bahru’s reputation as a hipster haven precedes it—but that doesn’t mean you can’t have the time of your life while you’re there. Boasting shops, cafes and exciting venues on every corner, this is one neighbourhood you can absolutely get lost in, as you drink in the sights and sounds of this charming estate. Still,…

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Though it is one of Singapore’s oldest estates, and can probably be explored end-to-end in a single afternoon, Tiong Bahru remains full of surprises at every turn. 1. It used to be a cemetery As spooky as it may sound, Tiong Bahru was indeed once used as a burial ground for members of the growing…

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Once nothing more than a network of slums and squatter colonies, Tiong Bahru today has flourished into a historically significant estate, combining its rich heritage and push for modernisation into a truly unique aesthetic. But as with so many things, there’s often more to it than meets the eye—and the tale of Tiong Bahru’s evolution…

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