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7 Insta-Worthy Nature Trails In Singapore For Fitspo Glory

Singapore's Prettiest Trails   Upkeeping the #fitspo life on social media in a city like Singapore is tough work. You've covered the 'do you even lift?' gym selfie, the 'casual neighbourhood jog' on Snapchat, and the 'tennis workout' photoshoot - and now you're running out of ideas. The world is tired...
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12 Quirkiest Bridges In Singapore That Have Lived In The Helix Bridge's Shadow

quirky bridge COVERNot your basic bridges   Adapted from Source We’re no stranger to Singapore’s famous bridges - from futuristic Helix, to kitschy Alkaff, and rainbow-bathed Elgin, you’ve probably had at least one of the bridges in town appear on your Instagram feed. But apart from those tourist magnets, our sunny island is dotted...
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Kranji and Northern Farms Guide: 11 Reasons To Visit Before They Get Cleared In 2017

Sungei Buloh Wetland ReserveThe Guide to Singapore’s Countryside Hands up if you’ve been to Kranji! Now keep them up if you weren’t there on an excursion to the Kranji War Memorial, or to watch a race at the Singapore Turf Club. Yup, I thought so. We’re proud of our Singapore’s skyline, but the towering...
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A One-Of-A-Kind Instawalk Through Singapore's Countryside at Lim Chu Kang

Apollo AquariumDelving into Lim Chu Kang’s secrets   Call me the LCK whisperer, because I’m now approximately 75% more knowledgeable about this area than I was before. Tucked away at the edge of what seems to be the longest straight road in Singapore is Lim Chu Kang - the secret gem of...
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TSL's Next Instawalk Is Your Only Chance To See These Farms Of Our Countryside

seng choonLim Chu Kang - an ulu slice of Singapore’s rusticity   Singapore may be small, but there’s no lack of places to go, off the beaten track. Join us as we lace up our explorer boots in search of new nooks. Lim Chu Kang, for instance, is an area that remains...
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4 Hidden Bunkers In Singapore Only For The Most Adventurous Explorers

hidden bunkers in singapore thesmartlocalHidden Bunkers In Singapore   It’s been more than 60 years since World War II - and while our minds have completely erased almost all of its traces, war relics still stand strong to tell tales of a time past. While most of us have been to Labrador or Fort Canning...
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Kranji Marshes Guide - What To Expect At Singapore's Newest Natural Attraction

Guide to Kranji Marshes   Mention Kranji Marshes and a mental image of a desolate wasteland filled with mushy soil will probably root itself in your mind. Yet, when I finally made the trip down myself, what awaited was life in the swaying reeds and chirping birds. Occupying over 56 hectares...
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10 Amazing Sights In Toa Payoh You Have To See To Believe Exist

Some Kind of Heartland Beautiful   Toa Payoh might not be Singapore’s swankiest district, but there’s so much more to this sleepy neighbourhood than meets the eye. In Hokkien, the literal translation of the word “Toa Payoh”, is “big swamp” - which is exactly what it was back in the day,...
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The Water Monitor Lizards of Sungei Buloh

b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_0260_Snapseed.jpgOne might wonder what's the subject of water monitor lizards doing in one of Singapore's foremost lifestyle and travel oriented reviews websites. Well, being an avid nature photographer and repeatedly coming up close and personal with these "gentle" lizards  during my park visits and the fact that I overheard many park...
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Pulau Ubin Photo Journal Adventure

b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_0001_20130821-044803_1.JPGTo me , Pulau Ubin is somewhat like a teleportation "machine". A machine that teleports you back more than 20 years back in time, right into the no-Yahoo, no-Google era...no world wide web period..while some may shudder at the thought, myself included, you can't deny the charm this quaint little island...
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