Hi, I’m JR


Hi, I’m JR

I’ve lived in Singapore for 23 years

I speak English, Mandarin, Hokkien

I am licensed tour guide and hand crafts teacher


Hey there! I'm JR, your friendly local host in the heart of Singapore. I find joy in exploring Singapore's rich history and diverse culture. Whether it's a stroll through parks or a thrilling hike, I love spending time in the city's natural environment. I know the vibrant neighborhoods of Chinatown, Little India, and Kampong Glam like the back of my hand. I'm your go-to foodie for culinary adventures. From hidden gems to iconic eateries, I've tasted the delicious flavors scattered across the city. And trust me, if you're looking for the best eats in Chinatown, Little India, or Kampong Glam, I've got you covered. Join me in experiencing the magic of Singapore – a city where history meets modernity. Let's create memories together in this incredible city! See you soon.

My knowledge & interests

Street food Local cuisine Desserts Theater Parks Gardens Scenic routes Hikes Social history Architectural history Religious history Cityscape photography Street photography Portrait photography Modern architecture Wine Third wave coffee Artisanal tea High-end fashion boutiques Department stores Street markets Handicrafts & souvenirs Traditional culture Religious customs Lifestyle culture Vegetarian food Traditional drinks Contemporary art Second-hand markets Bookstores Landscape photography Action photography Sports photography Nature photography Baroque architecture Ottoman architecture Ethnic culture Classical music

Experiences I love to host