Singapore – an island unto itself

Welcome to Singapore. If you’re looking for dirty, don’t come here. If you’re looking for old world charm, it’s hard to find. The Republic of Singapore’s is a 710 square-mile-area that’s situated between Malaysia and Indonesia. This is the heart of Southeast Asia and the area has become a major center for commerce, shipping, electronics and more.

World’s top 10 tallest Ferris wheels

“These wheels have almost replaced the skyscraper as icons,” says Dennis Speigel, president of the consulting firm International Theme Park Services. You’d expect him to say that, since his company is busy building tall, very tall Ferris wheels.

Travels to Laos — flexibility is king

Karen Fawcett reports from her ongoing trip through Southeast Asia. With stops and starts, coups and airport closures and more itinerary changes than desired, the travels continue from Seoul to Singapore to Hanoi and on to Laos.