How to Explore Singapore’s Heritage in A Day For Free

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Being blessed and content living in a multi-racial society such as Singapore is a privilege that many people overlook. This diversity is what brings our little nation together, fusing people from all backgrounds and cultures into one big and happy family.

With this, it brings us the opportunity to explore these races and their specific cultures in a more in-depth setting—with various monuments, religious buildings, heritage centers and more that are available to us at any time and are generally free to visit.

As a local, you can always take a day off or use a day of your weekend to take a breather and immerse yourself in Singapore’s heritage. If you are visiting from overseas, this will be your definitive guide to do all these things in a span of a day. Here is How to Explore Singapore’s Heritage in A Day For Free.

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10 Fun Outdoor Activities & Dating Ideas In Singapore For Adventurous Couples

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Singapore is actually a whole lot more fun if you are adventurous. There are tons of exhilarating sports and outdoor activities to take part in and they aren’t necessarily your everyday sports.

Besides the usual surfing and skating, think water-propelled jet packs that “flies” you up and even yoga on a stand-up paddle board in the sea.

Whether you are feeling stressed from work, or you just need some quick unwinding over the weekend, here are 10 Fun & Adventurous Outdoor Activities to Do in Singapore

Time to get out of your comfort zone, guys.

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7 Events That Are Taking Place In Singapore In October 2016

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October sees a series of exciting festivals and occasions which Singapore will be partaking in. It does not matter if you are a horror junkie, sports enthusiast or beer lover, for there is definitely something here for everyone.

From Singapore’s largest comic convention GameStart 2016, Singapore’s biggest glow-in-the-dark five-kilometre marathon to the long-awaited BNP Paribas WTA Finals, here is our monthly guide: Seven Events That Are Taking Place In Singapore This Coming October.

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10 Free Romantic Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

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Have you already spent a bomb this Valentine’s Day on the present(s) for your lover? Then you now need to think of activities that will not cost an arm or a leg.

Singapore is a country filled with amazing things that you can do for free. And these activities and places can be pretty romantic, too.

If your ideal Valentine’s Day is a simple day out to spend quality time with your loved one,  here is a list of 10 Free Things to Do This Valentine’s Day 2016. Take a fun hike or visit a museum, as long as you are with someone you enjoy company with, you know your day will be splendid.

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Kranji Marshes – What To Expect When Visiting Singapore’s Largest Freshwater Marshland

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First, it was the opening of Coney Island Park and next, it was the launch of Eco-link@BKE Bridge. Singapore’s efforts in promoting greenery and conserving wildlife have increased steadily over the past few years and the Lion City is now home to an abundance of natural landscapes! Singapore’s largest freshwater marshland, Kranji Marshes, is the latest addition.

Located along Kranji Reservoir, the 56.8-hectare marshland is habitat to a wide variety of flora and fauna. Conservation actually commenced in 2011 to protect the region’s rich biodiversity and the environmental project has been a success.

Kranji Marshes officially opened its doors to public on Monday, 01 Feb 2016 and offers visitors a rare glimpse of Singapore’s countryside.

If you are planning to make a trip to Kranji Marshes, here are several things that you can expect. We have also included information such as how to get there via public transport.

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Rail Corridor – Singapore’s Version Of New York City’s The High Line

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Every avid traveller and architectural fan would have heard about New York’s exceptionally stunning architectural project, The High Line. The greenway was constructed from an abandoned railway and is a popular attraction amongst New Yorkers and tourists alike. Its roaring success has inspired many global cities such as Sydney and Seoul to follow suit.

Of course, no two construction ventures will ever be identical and New York City’s High Line can ultimately only serve as an inspiration.

Singapore is set to come up with its very own version of New York City’s The High Line on the Rail Corridor – the former rail line will be transformed into a park that will stretch across 24 kilometres, making it 10 times longer than The High Line.

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10 Uncharted Nature Trails In Singapore – Explore The Unexplored

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More often than not, when you ask your friends what they think of when you mention “work out”, the answer would most probably be three letters: GYM. So much so that hitting the gym has become more of a lifestyle than just a form of exercise.

Working out in space limited Singapore doesn’t always necessarily mean pumping the iron or stomping the treadmill. How does breaking out the sweat while being surrounded by nature and Instagram-worthy views sound like to you?

If you think the Southern Ridges and Sungei Buloh are all there is to nature in Singapore, think again! Here are 10 more uncharted nature trails in Singapore to feed either your need for green or, for the less interested, your Instagram fix in urban Singapore.

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11 Free Outdoor Activities In Singapore You Can Enjoy

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Want to enjoy a day out in the sun without paying admission fees to some of our most popular outdoor attractions in Singapore?

Although frequently listed and singled to be the most expensive city in the world, a day (or two, or three!) on a shoestring budget is completely possible. Many of these attractions are conveniently located in close proximities to MRT stations, with some right smack in the heart of the city.

There are also, in fact, many overlooked and forgotten (and hidden) gems in our Garden City. Here are 11 free outdoor activities in Singapore to consider that will not cost you a single cent (well, maybe just transportation, food and drinks)!

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