This suspended bridge, takes you on a tour through the trees on Mount MacRitchie. It is a truly unique experience, in that many Singaporeans don’t even know that it exists. It is a little hard to access, making it one of Singapore’s best kept secrets. The best way to get to the walk, is by parking in the Venus Drive car park and walking about an hour to the beginning of the tree top tour. Beware though! It is home to many mosquitoes, so be sure to check the weather report and pack plenty of insect repellent.
If you are looking for a quiet day, away from the hustle and bustle of city life – a trip to Puala Ubin is a must! It is a relatively untouched island just off the coast of Singapore, with beautiful scenery and wildlife. It is a once in a life time opportunity to see a part of the world so undomesticated by humans. The best way to take a tour of the island, is to hire a bike for the day and cycle around the many available tracks.
Flea Shopping Experience
Flea shopping is an experience like no other, that you won’t experience with such authenticity, anywhere other than Singapore. Its a lively atmosphere where you will find some incredible bargains. The best places to go flea shopping are as follows:
- SCAPE Bazaar – open every weekend
- MAAD Pyjamas (Market of Artists and Designers) – open on the first Friday of each month
- Zouks Flea and Easy – open once every three months
This incredible museum, is unique in that it achieves a level of multiculturalism that no other museum in Singapore does. There are an infinite number of stories and histories told in the Asian Civilization Museum- and entrance is free to all Singaporeans, can you believe that? Free!
If you do decide to visit the ASC, make sure to line it up withe free guided tours that are held every day at 11 am and 2 pm.
This incredible farm, is one of the most serene and contenting experiences Singapore has to offer. You can tour around the working farm, and gain an insight into the hard work that puts food on your table for you. Afterwards, you can relax in the Bollywood Veggies Bistro. All meals are prepared with food grown fresh on the farm.
This park is unique for Singapore in that it boasts the worlds largest man made waterfall. A pretty impressive achievement to be sure! That aside, it is a great place to learn about an exotic variety of birds, and if you’re an animal lover – you will love Jurong Bird Park. It is not as crowded as other animal experiences, and you will be able to relax and wander around in a more leisurely environment.
Haji Lane Experience
By day, Haji Lane is the perfect place to discover the greatest local designers Singapore has to offer. It is the perfect stop for fashionistas and hipsters. As if that wasn’t exciting enough, at night, Haji Lane transforms into a street full of pop up restaurants. It’s a lively and unique experience that you won’t regret being apart of.
It’s safe to say that Haw Par Villa certainly has to be seen to be understood. It is a monument of art and sculptures, depicting hell and religious beliefs. It’s an experience that no other place on earth can provide you with, and will have a lasting impact on your mind and body.
This museum used to be the Supreme Court Building, which is evident by its incredible architecture. It is a monument that expresses Singapore’s former colonial rule. The individuality of this exhibit is in the eons of art from around the region, that now call this building home.
Masjid Petempatan Melayu Sembawang
This is the last mosque in Singapore that has maintained a traditional kampong structure. This mosque is a remnant of Singapore’s past, reminding passers by of a time when villagers used to gather together to pray. If you’re hoping to better understand Singapore’s history and culture, this mosque will help you do so.