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Here’s What to See At The Revamped Ford Factory

By LDR On 14 Feb 2017 In Stories Battle for Bukit Timah, Battle For Kent Ridge, ford factory, Japanese occupation, syonan gallery

Revisiting Ford Factory Singapore Do you know the story of how Singapore fell to the Japanese in only six days? Or what life was like in Singapore during the Japanese Occupation? What about Singapore’s sentiments after the British returned to Singapore? The newly re-opened Ford Factory is the place to...

Origins of MRT stations names

By LDR On 13 Jan 2017 In Stories

Singapore MRT Map – Origins of MRT Station Names For most Singaporeans, the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is a part of everyday life. But if you were to ask them about the origins of MRT names like Tiong Bahru, Toa Payoh, and Tampines, the ordinary citizen would respond only with...

Singapore’s First Clip ‘n Climb Opens in Tampines

By LDR On 16 Dec 2016 In Stories

Constantly finding new things to do in Singapore can be a chore. How many times can you visit the same shopping malls, restaurants, and tourist attractions? Fortunately, there are new places to see all the time. Take, for example, the newly-opened Clip ‘n Climb at HomeTeam NS Tampines. For adventure-lovers,...

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

By LDR On 14 Nov 2016 In Stories Botanic Gardens - The Green Oasis, 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....

4 Places in Singapore to View the Supermoon

By LDR On 10 Nov 2016 In Stories Chinatown - A Melting Pot of Culture, Marina Bay Scenic

On 14 November 2016, the moon will swing as close to the Earth as it has ever been in almost 70 years. At only 356,509 km away, this supermoon will possibly be the biggest and brightest moon that you’ll see in your lifetime. What are supermoons? On average, the moon...

Auntie Irene’s Conserved Terrace House

By LDR On 25 Oct 2016 In Stories Joo Chiat

Auntie Irene is an octogenarian – one of Singapore’s pioneer generation. She’s been living in the same house in Joo Chiat, Singapore since 1949! 67 years have passed, and her own children have all grown up and moved away to start families of their own. But Auntie Irene still vividly remembers the...

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...