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Tour the Singapore Landmarks in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ (The Book)

By LDR On 14 Aug 2018 In Things to do Botanic Gardens - The Green Oasis, Chinatown - A Melting Pot of Culture, Crazy Rich Asians, Crazy Rich Asians book, Places in Crazy Rich Asians

Dazzled by the lifestyles of the super-rich described in Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel?  Want to retrace the footsteps of your favourite characters in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’? And want to know where were crazy rich Asians filmed? Unfortunately, Shang Su Yi’s dreamy estate in Tyersall Park doesn’t actually exist, but we’ve put...

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, 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...

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...