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Singapore Experience Award

2009

Best Travel Experience – Joo Chiat / Katong Food Walk

STB Experience Awards Recipients
STB Press Release

Singapore Experience Award
Tripadvisor Awards

2015, 2016

Winner of Certificate of Excellence

Travel Guide Books

“A Real Singapore Tour is one you won’t soon forget. Food Tours, a Singapore must-experience takes you on a veritable gastronomic odyssey through Joo Chiat neighbourhood. Other tours include walking or cycling trips focusing on history, nature & culture.”
– Top Picks: Must-try Tours by Lonely Planet

Travel Guide Books
Media Publications

“Tourists are trooping down to the South East for a slice of authentic Singaporean life! They are living among the locals, wandering in the District and trying out our famous foods!”
– Contact, October 2005

Contact Magazine Article

Media Publications

“Memorable Tours for guest seeking an authentic holiday experience.”
– Straits Times, 10th November 2009

“Singapore's marathon food tour (bring an empty stomach)”
– Lonely Planet, 22nd September 2014

Lonely Planet Travel Article

“I-S Xperience Joo Chiat/Katong Food Walk by Betel Box: On pragmatism and pig orgasms”
– I-S Magazine, 1st March 2013

I-S Food Walk Article

“If you wish to expand your knowledge of the Singaporean way of life as well as your waistline, then the Betel Box Real Singapore Food Walk is a must. The tour is a fascinating insight into how Singaporeans live, work, play, pray and eat, far beyond the guidebooks and tourism websites.”
– Sydney Morning Herald, 28th April 2013

Sydney Morning Herald Article

“Food is famously important to Singaporean culture, so what better way to experience the Real Singapore, its architecture, its history and its people than on a food walk?”
– Dwell Asia, May/June Issue 2013

Dwell Asia Magazine

“The loquacious guide not only gabs about local cuisine, but dishes out on topics from heritage to politics, elevating his tour beyond sating fleshly pleasures.”
– Business Times, 20th June 2011

Asia One Travel Article

"Appreciation of history is important because if you do not know your past, how do you know where to go in the future?"
– The New Paper, 6th July 2013

The New Paper Article

“Come Walk with Me”
– Straits Times, 2nd May 2014

“Rediscover the EAST: Joo Chiat / Katong”
– Urban Redevelopment Authority

Video Feature

TV5Monde (formally TV5) – global television network
Video Clip
Youtube

Hong Kong Cable TV – City by the Water Cycling Tour
Youtube

Touring Changi with Betel Box – Mad about Singapore & National Library Board
Youtube

Waterfront Cities of the World: Singapore – Discovery / TLC Channel (19mins 30s)
Youtube

BBC Fast Track: Singapore (17mins 30s)
Youtube

Singapore Heartbeat: Betel Box
Youtube

Blog Feature

My Chew Joo Chiat
Blog Article

Travel Fish
Blog Article

Ninja Girls
Ninja Girls Article

The People’s Chinatown
Blog Article

Colin & Sara in Mongolia
Blog Article

Cindy Bruin Traveller’s Point
Blog Article

Chalo Singapore
Blog Article

Not Quite Nigella
Blog Article

Chengdu with Love; One Girl’s experiences in a Foreign Country
Blog Article

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