Imran ahmed

Imran Ahmed

I moved to Singapore in 1997 and quickly started to call the city home. It’s not hard to understand why: Singapore is a fantastic blend of east and west, old and new, edgy and traditional. But even after many years here, I realized I knew little about the city’s rich history and diverse people – other than the some typical ‘expat’ experiences. Sure, I could tell you about Singapore’s economy and markets, but could I give you an idea of what makes it tick? So I challenged myself to unravel the mystery of the city and understand its secrets. This quest to understand Singapore led me to transition into guiding from my twenty five-year long career in finance!

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Imran ahmed
by Imran Ahmed in Singapore
29 Jan 2015
Kampong glam sultan mosque

Kampong Glam Walking Tour

Distance 1mi
Duration 30min
5 ratings

Did you know that Malay is Singapore's National Language? Not English or Mandarin! Want to know why? Take a walk around Kampong Glam for some clues.

This walk traces the historical influence of Malays in Chinese-dominated Singapore.

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Locicon 750 Victoria...
Imran ahmed
by Imran Ahmed in Singapore
01 Apr 2015
Civic district merlion

The Civic District: A Historical Walk

Distance 1mi
Duration 20min
7 ratings

What do a 'lion-fish,' World War Two and Chinese immigrants have in common? For starters, all three are featured in my Civic District walk. And, all of the above play a role in Singapore's modern history.

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Locicon 2 Stamford Road