Posts Tagged: explore singapore

Running at Tampines Eco Green

Located just opposite Sun Plaza Park, Tampines Eco Green is a sprawling 36-hectare nature area that provides an ideal trail running route for beginners. Opened in 2011 in perhaps the most mature estate in the East, the park is home

Running at Tampines Eco Green

Located just opposite Sun Plaza Park, Tampines Eco Green is a sprawling 36-hectare nature area that provides an ideal trail running route for beginners. Opened in 2011 in perhaps the most mature estate in the East, the park is home

The uncommon side of Commonwealth and Holland Village

From a very ‘Royal’ HDB to Singapore’s last remaining Hakka Cemetery, visitors can now explore the more uncommon parts of Commonwealth and Holland Village, thanks to a careful designed tour by the team at My Community. Chip Bee Gardens &

The uncommon side of Commonwealth and Holland Village

From a very ‘Royal’ HDB to Singapore’s last remaining Hakka Cemetery, visitors can now explore the more uncommon parts of Commonwealth and Holland Village, thanks to a careful designed tour by the team at My Community. Chip Bee Gardens &

Tiong Bahru Air-Raid Shelter

While Tiong Bahru’s future is fought today as a war of words between businesses of the old against the new, the iconic estate’s involvement in World War II is literally hidden from the man on the street. Tucked away beneath

Tiong Bahru Air-Raid Shelter

While Tiong Bahru’s future is fought today as a war of words between businesses of the old against the new, the iconic estate’s involvement in World War II is literally hidden from the man on the street. Tucked away beneath

Making a connection at Circuit Road

With flats dating back nearly half a century, Circuit Road stands as one of the oldest housing estates in Singapore, though its reputation as an urban ghetto is perhaps why its public prominence is overshadowed by the likes of heritage

Making a connection at Circuit Road

With flats dating back nearly half a century, Circuit Road stands as one of the oldest housing estates in Singapore, though its reputation as an urban ghetto is perhaps why its public prominence is overshadowed by the likes of heritage

Finding Inch-spiration on Ubin

In the air-conditioned nation that is Singapore, the idea of embarking on a music sojourn on our shores is hard to imagine. We think about drawbacks such as the lack of space, electricity, tropical humidity and perhaps most importantly, Wi-Fi

Finding Inch-spiration on Ubin

In the air-conditioned nation that is Singapore, the idea of embarking on a music sojourn on our shores is hard to imagine. We think about drawbacks such as the lack of space, electricity, tropical humidity and perhaps most importantly, Wi-Fi

Sembawang Hill Estate Taxi Services Hut

Before the days of Uber, GrabTaxi and the other taxi booking services, taxi drivers would gather at special Taxi Services Huts around Singapore to chat away over a cup of coffee while waiting for potential passengers. One of these last

Sembawang Hill Estate Taxi Services Hut

Before the days of Uber, GrabTaxi and the other taxi booking services, taxi drivers would gather at special Taxi Services Huts around Singapore to chat away over a cup of coffee while waiting for potential passengers. One of these last

Walking on Ridout Road

Tucked away in-between Holland Road and Commonwealth Avenue sits a network of roads, namely Ridout, Swettenham and Peirce Road that are home to an array of private homes sitting quietly in near untouched tropical surroundings. These roads, all of which were

Walking on Ridout Road

Tucked away in-between Holland Road and Commonwealth Avenue sits a network of roads, namely Ridout, Swettenham and Peirce Road that are home to an array of private homes sitting quietly in near untouched tropical surroundings. These roads, all of which were

The Terrace House Kampong at Geylang Lorong 3

To most people, the idea of a terrace house is often one associated with the idea of an upper-middle class neighbourhood, where an abundance of space allows for lush gardens, personal driveways and non-conformist architecture to be appreciated. Yet at

The Terrace House Kampong at Geylang Lorong 3

To most people, the idea of a terrace house is often one associated with the idea of an upper-middle class neighbourhood, where an abundance of space allows for lush gardens, personal driveways and non-conformist architecture to be appreciated. Yet at

Jurong Railway Line

Since its closure in 2011, the KTM Railway tracks has attracted many visitors, marathon runs and more importantly the promotion of The Green Corridor. Yet a short distance away from the main station at Bukit Timah lies a hidden extension

Jurong Railway Line

Since its closure in 2011, the KTM Railway tracks has attracted many visitors, marathon runs and more importantly the promotion of The Green Corridor. Yet a short distance away from the main station at Bukit Timah lies a hidden extension

Jinrikisha station: The former Rickshaw Headquarters

Located across Maxwell Hawker Centre, at the junction of Neil and Tanjong Pagar Road, stands the Jinrikisha Station. Built in 1903 by Municipal Engineer Samuel Tomlinson, this symmetrically triangular-shaped building with a unique Octagonal cupola (dome-like structure), once served as

Jinrikisha station: The former Rickshaw Headquarters

Located across Maxwell Hawker Centre, at the junction of Neil and Tanjong Pagar Road, stands the Jinrikisha Station. Built in 1903 by Municipal Engineer Samuel Tomlinson, this symmetrically triangular-shaped building with a unique Octagonal cupola (dome-like structure), once served as

The unexplored areas of Lorong Halus

Located about 1.5km away from the Lorong Halus Wetland is the start of Lorong Halus itself just off the Tampines Expressway (TPE). I chanced upon this relatively untouched habitat as I was cycling around the area and decided to take

The unexplored areas of Lorong Halus

Located about 1.5km away from the Lorong Halus Wetland is the start of Lorong Halus itself just off the Tampines Expressway (TPE). I chanced upon this relatively untouched habitat as I was cycling around the area and decided to take

Exploring St John’s Island

Located just 6.5km from Singapore’s mainland, St John’s and Lazarus Island have in recent time become a scenic and serene getaway for campers, fisherman, marine explorers and even well-dressed yacht goers looking for a break away from the mainland. St

Exploring St John’s Island

Located just 6.5km from Singapore’s mainland, St John’s and Lazarus Island have in recent time become a scenic and serene getaway for campers, fisherman, marine explorers and even well-dressed yacht goers looking for a break away from the mainland. St