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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....

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...

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....

The Boy Who Wished for Golden Retrievers

By LDR On 24 Oct 2016 In Stories Botanic Gardens - The Green Oasis

If you had one wish, what would you wish for? Would it be superpowers, money, good looks, or immortality? How about… golden retrievers? You’ve probably seen a few Make-A-Wish Foundation videos, where kids with life-threatening illnesses get to forget their troubles for a day and instead step into the shoes...

The 10 Different Types of Tourists – Which One Are You?

By LDR On 20 Oct 2016 In Stories Bugis - Food for the Soul, Lower Civic District, Singapore River - Birth Of A Nation

We all have our own quirks and preferences when it comes to travelling, some more bizarre than others. Do some of these types of tourists sound familiar to you? Take the quiz at the end and find out which tourist stereotype best describes you! 1. The one with the DSLR Happy young...