3
JAN
2017

12 Quirkiest Bridges In Singapore That Have Lived In The Helix Bridge's Shadow

Not 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...
14
APR
2016

5 Reasons To Care About OBS's Coney Island Campus Even If You're No Longer A Student

Unleash your inner explorer   I remember my OBS experience from secondary school, at the OBS Ubin Campus: Cooking instant noodles in a pitch-dark forest, freaking out in the ...
6
JAN
2016

10 Natural Wonders In NSW You Need To See To Believe

Mother Nature at her best   Source Australia is a country full of incredible landmarks and New South Wales has got its fair share of wonders. Check out these 10 natural wonde...
16
JUL
2015

Ubin Day 2015 - 5 Things Learned Attending Our First Ever Ubin Day!

Finding Our Inner Zen At Ubin Day 2015   The weather couldn’t have been worse - the rain was pouring and the wind was howling. But it didn’t stop the masses of people from j...
5
MAR
2015

MacRitchie Reservoir TreeTop Walk Guide: Don't Get Lost Finding This Magical Singapore Spot

MacRitchie TreeTop Walk Guide   MacRitchie is beautiful and refreshing, but also really big and difficult to navigate. Well, it was for me, anyway. I've gone in search of th...
23
FEB
2015

25 Rare Animals You Can Find In The Singapore Wild

Rare Animals In Singapore   Source Gracie was rescued from a mangrove and now lives in Underwater World You don’t have to go to the zoo or the bird park to be one with na...
11
FEB
2015

Sungei Buloh Guide - An #InstaWalk With TheSmartLocal, MND & NParks

Seeing Sungei Buloh In A Different Light   Let’s be honest - Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve (SBWR) isn’t the first thing in our minds when we talk about attractions in Singa...
12
DEC
2014

First Ever Pulau Ubin #InstaWalk With TheSmartLocal & MND!

Discovering Pulau Ubin With MND   If you asked me about Pulau Ubin a few weeks ago, I’d probably have nothing much to say. After all, my memories of the island were strict...
17
SEP
2014

Sisters Islands - A Photojournal of Singapore's First Marine Park

The First Marine Park in Singapore   When the National Parks Board (NParks) announced in July 2014 the designation of the Sisters' Islands as Singapore's 1st Marine Park, I ...
18
AUG
2014

The Singapore Garden Festival is back and for the first time held at Gardens by The Bay till 24 Aug 2014

Singapore Garden Festival 2014    Held biennially in Singapore, visitors from home and abroad converge like honey bees to the beautiful floral offerings at the Singapor...
28
OCT
2013

The Water Monitor Lizards of Sungei Buloh

One 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 photogr...
24
OCT
2013

Scenic Upper Seletar Reservoir

Enjoy nature in Singapore Personally, there are a few scenic drives in Singapore that are my favourite. They're the lovely view of the Straits of Johor, when you traverse the 2nd ...
17
OCT
2013

Photography Tips at Punggol Point Park

The Punggol Point Jetty. Pic info - Canon 650D, 1/3s, F22, ISO100. EV+0.3. Lens - Canon EFS 18-135mm STM. HDR processed. Photography Tip No.1 - Timing Back in the 1980s-90s, th...
7
SEP
2013

Lower Peirce Reservoir Photo Journal

My recent visit to the Lower Peirce Reservoir filled me with a sense of ambivalence. Feeling that as Singaporeans, we should be so blessed to have such a beautiful venue within our...
21
AUG
2013

Pulau Ubin Photo Journal Adventure

To 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 ...
19
AUG
2013

Dairy Farm Nature Reserve - Quarry Trail

In my previous journal on Dairy Farm Nature park- Wallace Trail ...it's was just "half" the story as I could not cover the Quarry Trail as well, reason being insufficient time as m...
14
AUG
2013

Singapore Botanic Gardens Photo Journal

Whenever I drove by our beloved Botanic Gardens, the intricate floral gate (called the Tanglin Gate) never fails to attract my attention, never.....I told myself - "I just had to s...
30
JUL
2013

Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

I like to draw attention to child-friendly venues in Singapore in this blog. No, not the indoor aircon playgrounds at Ikea Smaland or the "wet & dry" play deck at IMM Jurong Ea...
25
JUL
2013

Wallace Trail at Dairy Farm Nature Reserve

If anyone says Singapore is a concrete jungle.... I will ask them this "when was the last time you get out of your armchair, apply insect repellent and venture out for a stroll in ...
2
JUL
2013

Sungei Buloh Wetland - Nature Photographers' heaven

Once again...we are blessed with much better weather after the choking haze that enveloped us just a week back. While we might not see another hailstorm anytime soon, with ices fro...