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AJ Hackett Bungy in Sentosa – My First Bungy Experience

I have finally ticked off bungy jump off my bucket list and I did it at AJ Hackett in Sentosa. Let me tell you all about my AJ Hackett Bungy experience. Buying Tickets for AJ Hackett Bungy  AJ Hackett Bungy is really popular and you will have to wait for hours if you walk-in without […]

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Hiking in Bukit Batok – Torii Gates and Bamboo Forest

After the amazing Half-Day Southern Islands Tour with TLC Adventure Tours, I joined them on hiking in Bukit Batok. This hike promises “torii gates” and “bamboo forest” which I never knew existed in Singapore. We visited 3 places on this hiking trip: Seng Chew Quarry, Bukit Batok Hillside Nature Park and Greenwood Park.  Hiking in […]

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Half-Day Southern Islands Tour – Kusu, St John, Lazarus and Kias Island

Many people do not realize that Singapore is not just a lone island, there are 64 offshore islands surrounding the main island. I have only been to Pulau Ubin and I have been itching to check out the other islands. TLC Adventure Tours organized a Half-Day Southern Islands Tour which was exactly what I was […]

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Facial Experience at SkinLab The Medical Spa (Wheelock Place)

This SkinLab voucher that I bought is only valid for new customers. For S$35, I get a head and shoulder massage, a 60-90-minute facial treatment and 1 ampoule. I bought two vouchers because I wanted to treat my mother to a facial. My mother was not interested so I ended up going with my girlfriend […]

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Urban Farm @ Funan – Home-Grown Vegetables in Singapore

As an island country with no natural resources, food sustainability has always been a major problem in Singapore. Singapore imports 90% of its food supply.The supply chain disruption caused by COVID-19 has made the Singapore government aware of the seriousness of the problem. Singapore aims to produce 30% of its nutritional needs by 2030. I […]

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The Japanese Cemetery Park – Instagram-Famous Bougainvillea Canopy

Recently, The Japanese Cemetery Park has become the newest Instagram hotspot. I kept seeing Instagrammers posting gorgeous photographs under a canopy of bougainvillea flowers.  Since I can’t travel overseas due to the Covid-19, I have been going photo-hunting around Singapore. I have already been to the spiral staircase at Fort Canning Park, I decided to […]

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Sembawang Hot Spring Park – The Only Hot Spring in Singapore

It’s ironic that I learnt about Singapore’s only hot spring from an ang moh Neil Humphreys in his book “Complete Notes from Singapore”.  Many residents in Yishun and Sembawang apparently know about this hot spring but it was largely unknown to the rest of Singapore. It used to be just a pump with taps and […]

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One Kind House – Organic Farm, Cooking School and 21st-Century Kampong

One Kind House is not your typical restaurant. I wouldn’t even call it a restaurant for it is housed in an old 3000-square-foot double-storey terrace house in Telok Kurau. It is an organic farm, cooking school, 21st century kampong” and art gallery all rolled into one. 76-year-old former primary school teacher, Madam Ng Swee Hiah, […]

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Bagan Massage – Two Massage Shops I Have Tried in Nyaung-U, Bagan

After a long day of sightseeing in Bagan, I really needed a good massage to soothe my tired muscles.  Even though Bagan is not as developed as other parts of the country, there are 3-4 massage shops in Nyaung-U where I stayed. I have personally tried out 2 of these massage shops. Siam Body & […]

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Myanmar Overnight Train – Mandalay to Bagan Overnight Train

I like to travel by train, it is a great way to see the country and interact with the locals. I have taken the train in Sri Lanka and Vietnam and I really wanted to try taking the train in Myanmar.  Taking a train in Myanmar is not as easy as just booking a ticket […]