Awards and Press
 
Singapore Tourism Awards
2004 Tourism Host of the Year (Tour Guiding)
2005 Best Sightseeing / Leisure / Educational Programme - Sultans of Spice
2006 Tourism Host of the Year (Tour Guiding)
Finalists: Best Sightseeing / Leisure / Educational Programme
2007 Tourism Host of the Year (Tour Guiding) - Finalist
2008 Special Recognition Award for Significant Contributions to Tourism
2010 Best Travel Experience
2010 Best Customer Service (Tour Guiding) - Finalist
2011 Best Travel Experience - Red Clogs Down the Five Foot Way
2012 Best Travel Experience - Dhobis, Saris and a Spot of Curry
2013 Best Travel Experience - Changi WWII (A Changi Museum War Trail)
 
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Trip Advisor Awards
2012  Certificate of Excellence                                               
2013 Certificate of Excellence Winner  
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Viator Awards
2014  Best Local Operator                                                         globetrotter
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Travel Guides
"If you just do one tour in Singapore, make it one of these. Led by informed, enthusiastic guides, these walks through various parts of the city - including Chinatown, Little India and Quays - provide a fascinating insight into Singapore's past, including the down-and-dirty stuff you won't hear about anywhere else.  The WWII tour is excellent too."
- Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet
"Excellent guides-cum-historians with in-depth knowledge of places other tours do not visit."
- GlobetrotterT
globetrotter
"The guides come from various backgrounds and include actors, authors, authorities on the subject of the walks, from the adult only Secrets of the Red Lantern tour to the Sultans of Spice tour in Kampong Glam."
- Michelin Travel Guide
Michelin Travel Guide
"Hosted by personable and energetic guides who inject humour and insider knowledge into the walks..."
- Insight Guides
Insight Guides
"Excellent guided tours of Changi and other Second World War sights..."
- Telegraph, UK
 
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Blog Feature
The Long and Winding Road  
Curly Traveller  
Campuseye  
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Media Features and Articles

Word of Mouth: Walk + Run

 


Condé Nast Traveller, Singapore Special Edition 2015


Women & Vice: A Walking Tour of Chinatown & Geylang -  We all know that Singapore Streets are strikingly clean, safe and well-marked, a boon to pedestrians. But now on offer is a walk through Singapore's lesser-explored areas... See full article
Time Out Singapore - July, 2008

Rise Of The Lion

 

Condé Nast Traveller, Singapore Special Edition 2015

Founded, surrendered, rejected and transformed - Singapore's history is fraught with drama... See full article

StarWeekend - August 28, 2004

Fort Canning Hill, 1859

 


Condé Nast Traveller, Singapore Special Edition 2015


Chirping birds. Distant traffic sounds from nearby Orchard Road. The leafy foilage of majestic Malayan banyan trees. The serene environs of Fort Canning Park today belie its beginnings... See full article
Time Out Singapore - July, 2008

See Chinatown Like An Insider

 

SilverKris Magazine, page 42, January 2015


Diving into the crowd at Chinatown, which becomes even livelier during the spring festival... See full article

Heritage, history play critical role in tourism efforts

 

Today, Voices page 18, 31 October 2013

There are excellent cultural tourism products like Changi Museum War Trails... See full article
Travel+Leisure (Southeast Asia) - January, 2013
Soul-Searching in Singapore

Travel+Leisure Southeast Asia, January 2013

"To know Kampong Glam is to know Singapore," the guide, Geraldine Koh, declares... See full article
Travel+Leisure (Southeast Asia) - January, 2013
Discovery Channels

Time Out Singapore, July 2008

Along the way, learn such things as how to smoke an opium pipe, why there were no pockets in the pants worn by coolie workers on the Singapore River, and why you should shout 'yam-seng!' as long and loud as you can before tipping back a pint... See full article
Time Out Singapore - July, 2008
Get drunk on the history of Boat Quay

TTG Asia, April 18 - 24, 2008

The Tipple Exchange cleverly blends historical content with quality beers... this walking tour has the potential to draw historical buffs and visitors who just want an evening of fun... See full article
TTG Asia - April 18-24, 2008
The Original Singapore Walks® - an excellent way to
explore the island

Singapore American, August 2005

Whether you are new to Singapore, have out-of-town guests, or simply would like to know more about this amazing city, I highly recommend going on walking tours with The Original Singapore Walks®... See full article
Singapore American - August, 2005
Local flavour with zing

TODAY, March 2, 2005

Is a sizzling Singapore story your cup of tea? Then try the "Sultans of Spice" tour... the tour takes visitors off the beaten track into the historic area of Kampong Glam where guides regale them with tales of scandal and intrigue... See full article
Today - March 2, 2005
Lure of the red lanterns

StarWeekend, August 28, 2004

There are two "kinds" of people not welcomed in these brothels - women and Malaysian men... Guess we ladies will never have a chance to see what it looks like inside... See full article
StarWeekend - August 28, 2004
X marks the spot - and a lot more

The Sunday Mail, Escape, February 15, 2004

Exotic Singapore may have a cleaned up image these days but the guided walks taking in its colourful past are a big hit... See full article
The Sunday Mail - February 15, 2004
Sex and the Singa Girl

Condenast 2003 / 2004

Tour evokes the spirit of that exotic and shadowy period, with colourful stories of brothel madams, murders, suicides, kidnapping and other dark deeds... See full article
Condenast 2003/2004
Five Singapore Walks

Sun Herald (Sydney), October 19, 2003

Exploring the fascinating history of the Lion City can be a lot of fun if you join these organised walking tours... See full article
Sun Herald - October 19, 2003
Lovely Little India!

Kids Company, October 2003

Two 11-year-olds put their precociousness to good use when they interviewed our Executive Director and sampled Dhobis, Saris and a Spot of Curry!... See full article
Kids Company - October, 2003
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