Chinese New Year in Singapore is an annual affair like no other. Every year, we are treated to stunning light displays, and Chinatown truly lights up beautifully for the lunar festival. We can’t deny that we grew up looking forward to the different decorations and lights every year.
Besides going from house to house to call on our relatives and friends, there is actually so much you can do before or after the actual day, as the Lunar New Year spans across a total of 15 days.
Here, we have 5 Fun Things To Do This Chinese New Year 2016 in Singapore – time to jazz up the lunar new year!
Christmas Wonderland at Gardens By The Bay – Singapore’s biggest yuletide fair - is probably the most talked about attraction in Singapore this Christmas.
Christmas Wonderland is for everyone – young and old, lovers and friends. The Garden lights up in full glory when night falls, and it is a picturesque sight that is nothing short of stunning. It is little wonder everyone is putting this on their Christmas to-do list.
It runs from 27 November 2015 to 03 January 2016, and is open from 4pm to midnight daily. If you are planning a trip, here is a simple guide on What To Expect At Christmas Wonderland at Gardens By The Bay.
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)!
The spellbindingly beautiful National Gallery Singapore has finally opened its doors to the public! Home to the world’s biggest collection of modern Southeast Asian Art, the 64,000-square-metre museum has two permanent galleries featuring the development of both Singapore and Southeast Asian art. It is a must-visit for all art enthusiasts and history buffs.
From now till 06 December 2015, interested participants get to enjoy free admission into National Gallery Singapore. Note that visitors have to acquire the complimentary tickets prior to their visit from the attraction’s official website (a maximum of five tickets per transaction). The gallery is massive and let us tell you what to expect before you head down!
End your year off right with fun-filled activities, without having to spend a bomb or to squeeze with insane crowds at wild parties or parades. Yes, it is actually possible to enjoy this year’s year-end festivities, without having to deal with all of that.
How, you might ask? There are so many activities happening in the next two months, but we hand-picked five of our favourites that will cater to just about anybody! Some activities are great for families, some are just right for a romantic date out with your special someone.
Here are 5 Fun & Festive Activities You Can Do This Year-End 2015.
The new Eco-link@BKE is probably the coolest addition to Singapore, and one to be excited about most definitely.
Singapore’s urban population of 100% comes at a price, where many Singaporeans are not exposed to mother nature. Let’s face it, many are easily fascinated by greenery – even if it is just an empty patch of grassland.
But the world’s most expensive city is not all about skyscrapers – the government has been putting immense effort to promote green spaces and a recent bridge – the Eco-Link@BKE – has been constructed to promote biodiversity conservation.
Here are 5 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Singapore’s New Eco-Link@BKE. Most importantly, do note that you are prohibited to access the ecological infrastructure by yourself. To access the bridge, you will have to pre-register online for a guided walk by National Parks.
You have absolutely no idea how excited we were when the long-awaited Coney Island finally opened its doors to the public on 10 October 2015. Coming across a pristine grassland in Singapore is considered a rarity, especially when its urban population rate is at 100%. Alternatively known as Pulau Serangoon, this 50-hectare ecologically sustainable park is a great way to disconnect from the hectic city life and reconnect with mother nature.
Here is our guide on what visitors can do at Coney Island Park. We have also included essential information i.e. directions on getting there and what to prepare for a half-day trip.
Is it one of those many days where the weather is way too warm to stay outdoors but yet the malls are too packed for your liking? How about going on an adventure to Jurassic Park, or travel back in time to the Qing Dynasty or Majapahit Emipre?
Contrary to the stereotype of it being “boring”, museums are more than just historic artefacts and school excursions. With more than 30 different museums offering a diverse range of genres in Singapore, you will definitely be able to find a museum that will interest you!
Here is a selection of 11 fascinating museums in Singapore that might pique your interests!