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7 things to do at MacRitchie Reservoir

By LDR On 24 Mar 2017 In Stories Botanic Gardens - The Green Oasis, Gardens By The Bay, Pulau Ubin Nature, Pulau Ubin Photography

Vaunted to be the best escape plan from the angular urban construct of Singapore, the MacRitchie Reservoir is more than just a catchment area for Singapore’s national water needs. The sheer amount of diversity in wildlife, flora and fauna in the heart of Singapore, makes this nature reserve a national...

TreeTop Walk Singapore | What to Expect on the 6km Trail

By LDR On 14 Nov 2016 In Stories Botanic Gardens - The Green Oasis, experience, Experiences, Pulau Ubin Nature, Pulau Ubin Photography

The TreeTop Walk Singapore is a place hikers and nature lovers traveling to Singapore should not miss. Located in Singapore’s largest reservoir, the TreeTop Walk and trail is full of natural attractions. You can experience the hiking trails, to the plants and animals, and the great scenery above the trees....

Durian Diaries: What Is Durian?

By LDR On 25 Oct 2016 In Stories Botanic Gardens - The Green Oasis, Bugis - Food for the Soul, Pulau Ubin Nature

The durian, as the king of fruits, is both loved and reviled. The famous (or infamous) fruit is unparalleled in both taste and smell. As Singaporeans say, it “tastes like heaven and smells like hell”. What does durian smell like? The smell of durian has been described as similar to...

Durian Diaries: 5 Best Places to Eat Durian

By LDR On 25 Oct 2016 In Stories Botanic Gardens - The Green Oasis, Bugis - Food for the Soul, Pulau Ubin Nature

Although most durian stalls are willing to pack your chosen durian into styrofoam boxes to go, it’s always best to eat a durian on the spot. After all, you’re not even allowed to bring your durian onto public transport anyway! Here are a few of the best places to eat...

Durian Diaries: How to Choose a Durian

By LDR On 25 Oct 2016 In Stories Bugis - Food for the Soul, Gardens By The Bay, Pulau Ubin Nature

Not all durians are created equal. Some are better than others. The big question is: How to choose a durian that stands out from the rest? You want a durian with flesh that’s and creamy, not dry and rubbery. Many durian aficionados also prefer flavours that are complex and rich....