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Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

Lee Kong Chian Natural History museum is one of biodiversity. It comprises education, research and outreach all in one venue. For most it is a museum showcasing animal natural history of the South east Asian plant and animal life. To many, it is known simply as the "Dinosaur museum". Let’s check out the Natural History museum with a walk...

Sailing the Duck Tours on the Marina Bay

Today, let’s check out the Duck tours with a ride through the uniquely Singapore tour around the Marina Bay. Interestingly, the ride and guided tour bring you along the Singapore civic district and a water boat ride all in one through a unique wheeled boat vehicle. It comprises of both land and water elements on the same vehicle. Let’s...

Changi Jewel Pokémon Center store Singapore

Lets explore the Singapore Changi Airport Jewel Pokémon Center with a walk-through. The store here at Singapore Changi Airport opened on 17th April 2019. It was met with much fan fair during the initial months of opening. Interestingly back then it catered to patrons who can’t get enough of Pokémon or Pokémon Go, where it was a year into...

Changi Jewel canopy park

The Changi Jewel canopy park is a man-made indoor park on the upper floors of the Singapore Changi Airport Jewel complex. It is a vast open roof top area covered by the top glass domed roof of the jewel complex. The man-made park sits on the 5th floor of the domed shopping mall. It is a verdant garden under...

Coney Island Park

Let’s check out one of the Singapore’s interesting park island which is not Ubin or Sentosa. Come Coney Island. The tiny island park is located on the northern side of Singapore in the Punggol district. The island was once owned by Haw Par On bit of history in the 1930s and ’40s, the island was referred to as Haw Par Island....

Istana Heritage Gallery

The Istana Heritage Gallery is a small mini museum which showcases the functions and houses some artifacts of the Singapore state building, the Istana. The mini informatics museum sits just outside the main entrance of the Istana main entrance gate. You can recognise it by the large steel festival archway, sitting over a large reflecting pool. Let’s see what...

Exploring Sentosa Merlion and observatory deck

The Sentosa Merlion is an iconic figure to Singapore and its history as an island city-state. Notably, the one here at Sentosa is the largest of the lot here. The other recognizable one located at the mouth of the Singapore River in front of Fullerton hotel. Let check out the Sentosa Merlion and observatory deck with a visit. Getting there This...

Changi Airport Jewel Rooftop Canopy Park

Carrying on my explorations of the Changi Airport Jewel. We previously touched on the Jewel's key attractions, them being the HSBC Rain Vortex waterfall and extensive range of Shopping and Dining options. Now lets check out the other big attraction the establishment has to offer- The Changi Airport Jewel Rooftop Canopy Park. Greenery at the top Last but definitely not least...

Changi Airport Jewel HSBC Rain Vortex and Shops

Let's check out what Changi Airport's newest attraction has to offer. The Changi Jewel is a brand new $1.3 billion commercial development within Changi International airport, Singapore. Changi airport has a reputation to be consistently one of the best, if not the best airport in the world. Also, the establishment always aims to push the boundaries on what a typical...

Learning Forest walk at Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Singapore Botanic Gardens Learning Forest is a new secondary forest extension of the Singapore National Botanical Gardens. Located at the South east portion of the gardens at the new Tyersall-Gallop core, the new attraction sector sits on the outskirts beyond the USENSO portion of the botanical gardens. Getting There If you are coming from the south Tanglin gate, the new...

Universal Studios Singapore Ancient Egypt and Sci-Fi City

Following on my tour through the Madagascar, Far Far Away and the Lost World regions of Universal Singapore, this part of our explorations covers the last two sectors of the park. Moreover, this two said sectors are home to my personal favorite rides in the theme park. Lets take a look at the Universal Studios Singapore Ancient Egypt and...

Universal Studios Singapore Jurassic Park Lost World and Water World

Let go on exploring two other well-themed and action packed sectors in the park. For this part I shall touch on Universal Studios Singapore Jurassic Park Lost World and Water World performance. The Lost World As John hammond would exclaim- Welcome to Jurassic Park!. Without a doubt, no Universal theme park is complete without venturing into their Jurassic park franchise. The...

Universal Studios Singapore Theme park Madagascar and Far Far Away

Continuing on my exploration from the Hollywood Boulevard and New york stretch of Universal Singapore. The theme park comprises of a number of individually themed park sectors, each with their own unique rides, food stalls and entertainers. Let's check out the more family-orientated side of the park, cue the toony and fairy tale regions of Universal Studios Singapore Theme park...

Universal Studios Singapore Theme park Hollywood stretch and New York

Universal Studios Singapore is part of Singaporean master plan to establish the country as a world-class and major tourist destination in Southeast Asia. Part of this plan comprises of two new integrated resorts. This comprises namely the Marina Bay Sands Resort in the Singapore Central business district and the Resort World’s Sentosa. The latter is run by the Genting...

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall at Balestier

I recently had a chance to visit some of the lesser well-known gems around Singapore. The Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (SYSNMH) is a historical colonial style villa located at 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore. The memorial is essentially a converted 2 storey villa located in Balestier off Ah Hood Road right opposite Zhongshan Park. The villa is...

Marina Bay Sands Skypark, day and night panorama views

The Marina Bay Sands skypark is a tourist observation deck attraction located up on the roof of the Marina Bay Sands (MBS) hotel. The hotel is a world class 5-star joint home to 2,561 rooms and suites spanning over 55 floors across three tower blocks, each as MBS claims was designed with flows of feng shui in mind for...

Gardens by the Bay Singapore Cloud Forest Conservatory

Following my exploration of the Flower Dome Conservatory, the Gardens by the Bay Singapore Cloud Forest is one of the other two conservatories situated in the Garden grounds. The conservatory contains a controlled cool-moist climate found in tropical Montane regions 3,500m above sea level. Examples includes mountainous South America and Mt Kinabalu in Malaysia. It features a 35m tall man-made...

Gardens by the Bay Flower Dome Conservatory

Greenhouses are integral part of any botanical garden. Following my previous exploration of the Garden Lakes and Super Trees, the highlight of the garden horticultural here are two independent climate-controlled bio-domes. Also, they are reminiscent of the man-made greenhouses seen in the Eden project in Sweden. Lets have a look at the Gardens by the Bay Flower Dome Conservatory. As...

Gardens by the Bay Singapore Lakes and Super Trees

Previously I touched on the introduction of Singapore Gardens by the Bay themed cultural gardens. Today, I shall cover the Gardens by the Bay Lakes and Super Trees. Noteworthily, large water supplies are needed to run the gardens. Moreover Singapore gets most of her water from water imports and local water catchments. Also, with increasing push for sustainable water policies...

Gardens by the Bay Singapore Background and Themed Cultural Gardens

The Gardens by the Bay is a key sustainability-related horticulture project in Singapore. It is in her quest to be a world-class Garden city. Moreover, this includes realizing the vision of being an eco-tourist destination and the botanical capital of the world. This is of course with environmental sustainability at heart. This article covers in detail a walk through...
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