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The Real Singapore Tours

200 Joo Chiat Road | Betel Box Backpackers Hostel, Singapore 427471, Singapore
+65 6247 7340
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A fascinating, gritty version of Singapore

Sins and Salvation was a really well organised tour with plenty of good food (certainly different... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Food, history, fun and more food

We did the Sins and Salvation tour. If you want a taste of a great variety of food that Singapore... read more

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Reviewed 15 October 2017
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Our tours are creatively designed and led by professional guides who are champions of Singapore culture. With Guided Experiences and Activity-Based Touring, our Tours for the Thinking Traveller seek to fuse the heart and soul of Singapore together with fresh insights.
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200 Joo Chiat Road | Betel Box Backpackers Hostel, Singapore 427471, Singapore
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+65 6247 7340

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sins and Salvation was a really well organised tour with plenty of good food (certainly different to Oz) and plenty of interesting sights! Leong provided an insight you just can’t get from reading reviews and the tour was edgy enough to make you contemplate the...More

Thank Luckiefill
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We did the Sins and Salvation tour. If you want a taste of a great variety of food that Singapore has to offer, as well as getting an insight into some of the culture and history of this island, do this. You will be shown...More

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Thank Purdo59
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We did the Chinatown tour and it was amazing. Our guide Leong was a world of information and covered so many different topics. We had our 10year old and 7 year old with us and at first i wasn't sure if the tour would be...More

Thank Georgie71
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had an excellent time on our walk around Chinatown with Leong. We were a group of 7 (4 adults, 3 girls aged 11- 15) who had arranged a private tour from the UK before arriving in Singapore and we were very well looked after....More

Thank VJFlackjack
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We did the Geylang Food tour. The tour is quite long (4 hours), with two food-stops at the beginning and the end. The selection of different dishes is quite large (>5 different dishes per stop incl. a few odd ones) and the amount is insane....More

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Thank achim_lehmann
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This tour is fantastic, great food and definitely plenty to eat. Leong is an excellent tour guide and provides the history and future of Singapore which is really interesting.

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Thank Dynomite15
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We had a great time with Leong our guide. He knew a lot about Singapore and was happy to answer our questions. The food was lovely and we went to some places we wouldn't have gone to. This is a great tour to do.

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Thank Karen H
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We had a great time walking through Chinatown in the morning, sampling some of the local foods and experiencing the typical local way of eating out. There was a lot of history involved as well, where we learned about how hawker centres and coffee shops...More

Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 17 June 2017

It was a very well thought out and structured tour that covered not only food, but other aspects such as the rich history and culture in the Chinatown district. Leong Woon was very knowledgeable and approachable, therefore answering a multitude of questions and making the...More

Thank Deepa s
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It was a very enriching experience, where we learned a lot about the history of Singapore, how the landscape had changed from its founding until now, and how many of the unique developments came about. Also got to try some yummy local food. The guide...More

Thank Nini A
Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of
Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group
descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay
families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is
packed with colourful shops, local characters, and
quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners
enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy
noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are
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5 March 2017|
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Response from Karkies | Reviewed this property |
Jennel C
8 November 2016|
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Response from BetelBoxHostel | Property representative |
Hi Jennel C, We have the Sins & Salvation: A Geylang Food Walk scheduled on 11 November 2016 (Friday evening). Please email us or visit our website should you wish to sign up for the tour. Thank you!
Assumpta S
30 July 2016|
Response from Lorne K | Reviewed this property |
I did not ask this question - you will need to contact the person who asked the question.