A legendary Singapore institution that has accommodated the likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Jackson and Charlie Chaplin, and considered by many to be the symbol of Singapore – cultured, sophisticated and classy. Yet within the storied halls of this hotel are peanut shells littered on the floor. Not just a few shells swept to the side, but piles and piles of them on the floor of the famous Long Bar – home of the original Singapore Sling. In a city that fines you for throwing a piece of tissue or gum wrapper on the ground, the Long Bar gives you the right to break the law with peanuts.
Oh the irony. Gotta love it.