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Not being to travel is the worst feeling ever, we know. But how much time do we really spend exploring Singapore before Covid came and threw a mess into our routine? Very little for me, I would say. Between work, home, and annual travelling elsewhere, where to find time for other things to do in Singapore?

This might be the best time for us to realise that Singapore actually has many charming places that are captivating. It might not be a bad thing to not travel after all. So, here are 101 affordable things you can do in Singapore!

P.S – Health comes first, thus please be reminded that there are Phase 3 Safety Measures you should be aware of before you plan for any activities. Remember, 8 is our magic number.

1. Picnic with Loved Ones

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Ideal For:

  • Family Bonding
  • Fostering Communication
  • Self-Reflection
  • Stress Relieving & Mood Boaster

Other than as an opportunity to dust off your mat and wicker basket, Picnic is also a chance for us to spend time outdoors, breathe fresh air while enjoying a great nature view.

While a picnic seems to take much effort, it is actually so much more inexpensive as compared to eating out in restaurants, which is another valuable point of a picnic.

You can choose to make your own sushi and sandwiches unless if you are lazy to do so, you can consider buying the cooked staple food from Don Don Donki, which are very delicious and affordable as well!

2. Visit Rooftop Bars

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Ideal For:

  • Getting to know new people
  • Chill and Relaxing Vibe
  • Outdoor with a 360-degree view

A good city view is different during day and night. It can be serene in the morning while looking pretty with the night city lights on, and the city streets are filled with lights. Looking at such a magnificent view, there is no reason why you would not fall in love with Rooftop Bars.

Thus, here is a list of rooftop bars in Singapore if you can’t decide on which one to try out!

3. Spend your noon in Board Game Cafes

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Ideal For:

  • Bringing people closer
  • Strengthening relationships
  • Meeting new people

Playing board games is a perfect opportunity to connect and open up. It also displays the creative side of personality in non-intrusive ways. This can be beneficial for quiet individuals.

To put it in another word, the side effect of board game playing is laughter. It is indeed one of the vital ingredients for an enjoyable learning experience and increasing creativity. Also, laughing and having a good time, in general, helps to decrease stress. This is why you should visit a board games cafe if you are looking for a fun way to unwind.

4. Therapeutic Kampong Glam Murals

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Ideal For:

  • Gaining Motivation
  • Inspiration
  • Positivity
  • Thought-provoking

Colourful surroundings influence a happier life. Street Art certainly has the ability to make people happy and can cheer them up. This makes our heritage corner more interesting and adds colours to our culture.

If you are hit by inspiration or creativity block, Kampong Glam has many murals that will help you to re-generate your thoughts.

5. Explore Lighthouses

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Ideal For:

  • Admiring Sunrise & Sunset
  • Instagram Spot
  • A view of our coastal

Do you know that we still have lighthouses in Singapore? In reality, most of us do not have the time to visit these unique spots in Singapore. With this in mind, you should visit them before they are gone.

Likewise, if you are looking for somewhere to catch the sunrise or sunset, to take a picturesque shot, you should explore one of these lighthouses!

For instance, we have the Raffles Marina Lighthouse, Fort Canning Lighthouse, Raffle Lighthouse and many more.

6. Onsen Eggs & Foot Baths in Hot Spring Park

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Ideal For:

  • Skin-Friendly
  • Relaxing your mind
  • Helps with blood circulation

Soaking in hot springs is a great way to detox your skin naturally. Due to the high amount of silica in the water, it can soften rough or dry skin. Moreover, people who bathe in hot water can sleep better and have lower levels of stress.

Last but not the least, good circulation is important for the well-being of our hearts and vital organs. Particularly, if you are looking to detox your skin and cleanse your mind, there is Sembawang Hot Spring Park for you to visit!

Other than foot baths there, you can also bring your own eggs to the park because you can cook soft-boiled eggs with their spring water.

7. Connect with Grassland at Lakeside Garden

Ideal For:

  • Instagram Spot
  • Cycle Trail
  • Outdoor with Fresh Air

In fact, famous for The Lone Tree in Lakeside Garden is a sculpture inspired by the industrial origins of Jurong. It is made from recycled iron reinforcement bars salvaged from old park pathways. The sculpture forms a feature point that punctuates the expanse of the grasslands.

Fun fact! On the contrary, the grasses at Lakeside Garden are not Lalang, unlike popular beliefs. Surprisingly, these are actually six species of grasses from the Pennisetum family.

There are actually many attractions you can find in this park. Other than Grasslands, you can cycle at their cycling trail, experience water movements at Clusia Cove and talk a walk along their Rasau Walk.

8. Invest in a Film Camera

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Ideal For:

  • Capturing Memories
  • More sentimental value
  • Uses 1 shot instead of 10

You might ask:” Why buy a Film Camera when I can just use my iphone?” Well, kudos to our high technology today that we can even get a good shot with our smartphones. Though we can capture these memories through our smartphones, we are actually taking more photographs to get that perfect shot.

Just like our smartphones are littered with countless portraits of our families, friends, and even food. This is all just because the photos earlier could have been just a little bit better.

You just waste a shot rather than 10 with a film camera. Also, it holds a more sentimental value. We will only be able to see the photo results after we finish a film roll and develop it.

9. Cool down at a Water Park

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Ideal For:

  • Family Bonding Day
  • Beat the heat

Located in Gardens by the Bay, Far East Organization Children’s Garden is certainly a good place for parents looking for a fun and adventurous place to have fun with their children. In addition, some of the must-visits are definitely their Toddler Play Zone & Wet Play Area. Recommended for toddler from 1-5 years old, there is an interactive landscape of water tunnels and fish sculptures in the Toddler Play Zone for your kids to play around.

Also, not to worry about non-toddlers. Recommended for children from 6-12 years old, you kids will be able to have a good splashing time with their water play features at Wet Play Area. It is filled with sensors to detect movements to create water effects. Start packing your swimsuit now!

10. Get Creative with Chokmah

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Ideal For:

  • Eco-Friendly Efforts
  • Customise your own product

Chokmah is an Eco-Friendly Establishment of modern, sustainable, handcrafted lifestyle products and the artisanal surface of design material based in Singapore. Besides, their products are made from Eco-Friendly Jesmonite and minimal machinery, which allows their products to be of low carbon footprint and long durable.

Together with their Terrazzi-Style Tray Workshop, they have many other workshops as well. Furthermore, you can grab your friends with you and drop them a DM if you have 5 pax in total interested in their tray workshop. You will get to learn techniques such as colour mixing, casting as well as sanding method.

11. Shop with Style during Thrift Shopping

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Ideal For:

  • Budget Friendly
  • Value Buy
  • Vintage Style

Thrift Shopping has certainly been in the trend for quite a while now. While we do understand that Thrift Shopping, in general, is wallet-friendly, but is that the only determining factor? Personally, the reason why I love and does thrift shopping is sole because I like my wardrobe to be unique. Likewise, it is a way I get to find clothes in my style without spending much.

Therefore, hands up to those who also like the thrill of a treasure hunt in a thrift store, this is definitely a must-do in Singapore!

12. Appreciate Chinese Culture

Ideal For:

  • Chinese Cultural Experience
  • Catching Pokemon Go

The Chinese Gardens is designed in the style of imperial gardens to integrate traditional Chinese architecture in nature landscape. Moreover, iconic structures like the twin pagodas and the arch bridge are a cultural element for those looking for heritage experiences.

I remember the last time I was at the Chinese Garden, it was crowded with many people. Thus, you must be wondering what was the occasion that made me see such a huge crowd. Drum roll~ The culprit is Pokemon Go. Also, this is one of the hotspots for these Pokemon Go lovers mainly as it was rumoured that there are high chances to spot some rare pokemon such as the Blastoise and the Gyarados.

13. Loots Searching at Don Don Donki

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Ideal For:

  • Finding Japanese Products
  • Cheap and Affordable Bentos

As much as the blasting loud and addictive Don Don Donki~ song in all outlets, there are a wide variety of things you can find here. Likewise, you can find food, vegetables, lifestyle products and many other more things. Not only that, but they are also known for the constant long queues for their sweet potatoes and affordable sushi and food Bentos. Personally, I always love getting their Bara Chirashi bento, takoyaki and their noodles bento for my picnic.

If you aren’t what else you can buy from Don Don Donki, here are some other Don Don Donki Products you shouldn’t miss out.

14. Catch Buskers on the action

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Ideal For:

  • Supporting Local Talents
  • Live Entertainment in a Open Space

Talking about busking in Singapore, this is a particular hot spot for both local and foreigners. That’s right. Orchard Road is undoubtedly our busking paradise in Singapore, where you will find some insanely talented buskers performing along the pavement to entertain us. Likewise, from Live Music, Live Dance and even Live Acts, you won’t worry about having no entertainment!

All you need is just a good spot to appreciate these buskers while sitting down along the stairs down the long pavement of Orchard Road while catching up with your friends. Personally, my best favourite time at Orchard is hanging during night time with the best company complemented with pretty lights, live local music under the cool air.

Wonder what else can you do at Orchard Road? Here is the Things To Do in Orchard Singapore article you can check out!

15. Ease down, It’s Time for Yoga

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Ideal For:

  • Improving Mental & Physical Well-being

Practising yoga is said to come with many benefits for both mental and physical health though not all of these benefits have been backed by science

Usually, Yoga incorporates breathing exercises, meditation, and poses designed to encourage relaxation and reduce stress. Not only that, Yoga helps to relieve stiffness in muscles, thus allowing you to have a good night sleep!

Check out our list of flying yoga article, if you would like to try out a new form of yoga!

16. Get Friendly with Your Neighbourhood

Ideal For:

  • Those looking for neighbourhood spot
  • Picnic while enjoying nature
  • Waterway to admire and touch

One of the largest urban parks in central Singapore, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park is certainly a great place for families to have a fun day out. Other than its unique waterways, the park features lush greenery, Pond Gardens and River Plains. This is a popular choice for nearby residents for recreational activities.

With open lawns and gently sloping grassy banks along either side of the river, families can have gatherings while enjoying the beauty and tranquillity of the waterways. Even if you are not out for a family outing, this can be a perfect place for a picnic date!

17. Visit Home of the Peranakans

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Ideal For:

  • Peranakan Culture
  • Nyonya Cuisines
  • Instagram Spot

Joo Chiat/Katong is known for the vibrant heritage shophouses. This area’s stand-out point is its colourful two-storey shophouses and terrace houses with ornaments. It is filled with ceramic tiles and their intriguing motifs.

Additionally, being one of the best foodie destinations, you will find endless culinary choices such as cafes in traditional setting selling famous Katong laksa and many Nyonya delicacies.

To try some Peranakan cuisines, here is our list of best Peranakan Food in Singapore.

18. Get Colourful with Arts Jamming Session

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Ideal For:

  • Building Creativity
  • Relieving Stress

Art Jamming is not very uncommon in Singapore, yet not many had tried out the experience of this. Rather than the usual shopping or tourist attractions that you visit, why not try out Art Jamming?

It is not something that you need your painting or drawing skills. Rather, Art Jamming usually take place in a non-judgement setting. Everyone is free to present their own ideas and this is a good outlet for you to vent your emotions.

Check our Best Arts Jamming Places in Singapore for good spots to find your creativity!

19. No rabbits but Gin @ The Rabbit Hole?!

Ideal For:

  • Instagram Spot
  • Special Gin experience

Offering you a casual setting with a garden view, The Rabbit Hole is known for their exceptional combination of refined modern European cuisine and the refurbished colonial-era military chapel.

Being the only gin garden bar in Singapore, The Rabbit Hole will indeed bring you to a new level of Gin experience with their house made tonic and herb garnishes from their own garden.

Are you looking for European cuisines in Singapore? The Rabbit Hole is undoubtedly the right place for you to visit!

20. Smashing Party at The Fragment Room

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Ideal For:

  • Releasing Frustrations
  • New outlet to relieve stress

How do you usually vent your frustrations? Or tired of screaming at beach-sides? The Fragment Room might be the right place for you to go. Where else could you possibly find for you to break and smash things easily without having to worry about cleaning the mess up afterwards? While it can be an individual session, you can mix in some fun by bringing your friends along to relieve stress together.

Fun fact, the broken pieces of those smashed will all be recycled!

21. Lost in literature at Bookstores

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Ideal For:

  • Book Lovers
  • Gaining new ideas

Bookstores such as Kinokuniya offers a large ranges of books you can possibly find. While you are looking for new books that you can purchase to read, you can try visiting small book cafes such as Huggs-Epigram, Grassroot Book Room, BooksActually and many more.

For instance, Huggs-Epigram has opened the first bookstore here dedicated to offering only Singaporean books while Grassroot Book Room offers an impressive range of Chinese language books, spanning modern literature, history, politics, art and more.

For information on more bookstores to hop into, check out our best bookstores in Singapore!

22. Sauna & Spa at Yunomori

Ideal For:

  • Sauna Experience
  • An all-day Onsen Experience
  • Spa and Massages
  • Relaxing Lounge Area

By purchasing their Onsen Pass for Day, you will get an All day access to Yunomori Baths, Sauna & Steam. What will be provided is 1 Set of towels, 1 Set of Yukata with Amenities included such as comb, hairdryers, lockers to store your belongings and even their relaxing lounge access.

However, they are split into male and female onsen to protect gender’s privacy and hygiene, thus you don’t have to worry about sharing facilities with opposite genders. Besides, they have a cafe for you to mingle with your partners and even for you to do some laptop work. Likewise, this is a great place to unwind by relieving work-stressed muscles and you can sleep in their dark, noise-free relaxing lounge.

What’s more? You can grab their massages and spa packages as well! They have plenty to offer you as for your desired preferences.

Shout out to those daughters out there, show some appreciation for you mom by bringing your mothers out for a relaxing day. This is a best place for some mom-daughter bonding day!

23. Tree-top view at MacRitchie

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Ideal For:

  • Watching Sunrise & Sunset
  • Fresh air exposure
  • Kayaking Experience

MacRitchie Reservoir is surely a nature’s playground for those who love the great outdoors. Their 11-kilometre walking trail that surrounds the reservoir is certainly an excellent way to take in the area’s natural attractions.

TreeTop Walk is a free-standing suspension bridge connects the two highest points in MacRitchie and offers a bird’s eye view of the plants and animals that live in the forest canopy.

If you’re a lover of outdoor activities as well as a nature enthusiast, you should consider kayaking across the clear waters of MacRitchie Reservoir. Kayaking and Canoeing is open at the reservoir with a designated area for beginners, and another one for experienced paddlers.

24. Fort Canning Park

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Ideal For:

  • Heritage & Nature Experiences
  • Watching Festivals in outdoor settings

Today, Fort Canning Park features nine historical gardens such as the Pancur Larangan, Artisan’s Garden, Sang Nila Utama Garden, Jubilee Park, Raffles Garden, First Botanic Garden, Farquhar Garden, Spice Garden and Armenian Street Park.

Fort Canning Park is a venue for celebrations. Its expansive, sprawling lawns play host to concerts, theatre productions and festivals such as Shakespeare in the Park, Ballet Under the Stars, Shakespeare in the Park and Films at the Fort, while weddings, parties and gatherings are a regular sight in the park’s venue spaces.

25. Prawning

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Ideal For:

  • Cultivating Patience & Responsibility
  • Good form of exercising

While the idea of keeping active like jogging or gym workouts does not appeal to some of the population, you can still get the needed exercise by prawning or fishing.

With such us being so heavily technology-dependant today, it is a great way for parents to allow children to cultivate good habits of learning how to break away from technology while appreciating nature, responsibility and patience.

Here are the best prawning places in Singapore you can visit today!

26. Barbecue by the Beach

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Ideal For:

  • Sociable activity
  • Good way for a merry session

Cooking on a BBQ offers something different than being stuck in a kitchen and surprisingly comes with a range of benefits. Moreover, when it comes to flavour, what you get on a BBQ, you tend not to get anywhere else especially at home.

Gather some of you friends or family and book a pit for your barbecue. This is surely a good way to spend away the day with good food, good company and a good view.

Alternatively, you can try out the best Korean Barbecue in Singapore if you are lazy to do the barbecuing yourself or if you want to try out KBBQ. You can read on our I’m Kim Korean Barbecue Review!

27. Paddle away with Cycling

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Ideal For:

  • Boosts mental health
  • Stress Relieve

Cycling can ease feelings of stress, depression, or anxiety. While focusing on the road when you are cycling helps develop concentration and awareness of the present moment. Besides, this may help take your focus away from the mental chatter of your day.

If you find yourself feeling lethargic or listless, get yourself on your bike for at least 10 minutes. Exercise releases endorphins, which in turn help you feel better while lowering stress levels.

There are many cycling trails available in Singapore for you to cycle till your heart is content. All you need to do is just get your bike ready.

For those looking for a new bicycle, you can check our list of foldable bikes in Singapore. Likewise, you can rent a bike from our bicycle rentals in Singapore!

28. Spread Love through Volunteering

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Ideal For:

  • Gain Confidence
  • Meet new people
  • Make a difference

Volunteering can have a real and valuable positive affect on people, communities and society in general. You can also gain confidence by giving having a chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement.

Through volunteering you can challenge yourself to try something different, achieve personal goals, practice using your skills and discover hidden talents.

29. Learn New Recipes at Cooking Classes

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Ideal For:

  • Learning new recipes
  • Meeting new people
  • Improve your culinary skills

Are you someone who looks like cooking? There are actually many of us who are seeking new dishes to share with our loved ones. Even if you have no experience in cooking, there are classes available with mentors helping you out!

Do you know that cooking also boasts self-esteem? Yes, definitely. For the majority, they are happy when people enjoy their food, which encourages them to learn new recipes.

30. Find All-You-Need at Mustafa Centre

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Ideal For:

  • Late night shopping
  • Cheap shopping
  • Budget Friendly

Opened for 24 hours, Mustafa is a hidden gem in Singapore. Today, customers can get almost anything from over 300,000 items displayed on four levels covering an area of 400,000 Square Feet within the six story building along Syed Alwi Road. You can find almost everything here – Jewelry, Household Appliances, Electronic Goods, Books, Clothing, Footwear, Sports Equipments and Supermarket Goods.

31. Understand Little India Heritage

Ideal For:

  • Indian Culture
  • Getting Herbs and Spices
  • Lively Streets

Other than visiting the Mustafa Centre, there are many flower-garland vendors, modern eateries, boutique hotels, as well as arts groups in Little India.

Fill your tummy with South Indian vegetarian food, North Indian tandoori dishes and local fare like roti prata (round pancakes) and teh tarik (pulled tea). 

Speaking of experiencing Indian Culture, you can maximise your exposure by visiting the best Indian Restaurants in Singapore to taste different Indian Cuisines and even try out some henna!

31. Sports Shopping at Decathlon

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Ideal For:

  • Sports Lover
  • Adventure Lover

This is a paradise for those looking for sports equipment and sportswear. Committed in serving the most sustainable products, Decathlon has over 11 outlets in Singapore. What’s more is that you can try out their sports equipment such as camping tents, treadmills, rollerblades and many more.

32. Kite Flying at Marina Barrage

Ideal For:

  • Family Bonding Session
  • Get closer with community
  • Great to clear your mind

Not only a great way to clear your mind, Kite flying is all about having fun, and has several health benefits!

Firstly, you can improve your eye stimulation. With our constant use of mobile phones and computer screens, our eyes can get tired and unfocused. Focusing on a distant object against a soothing blue sky can reduce eye strain caused technology.

Furthermore, flying a kite is relaxing. Imagine watching a kite drift across our blue sky, you will be able to focus on the moment instead of the daily stresses of life.

Finally, with all the kite flying community, you will be able to meet new friends and feel closer as a community!

33. Experience Winter in Snow City

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Ideal For:

  • Substitution of winter in Singapore
  • Family Friendly

How to experience winter in Singapore? The closest solution in Singapore is certainly to visit The Snow City. It is popular among locals and tourists who are unable to experience sub-zero temperatures back in homelands. Being a family-centric attraction centre, you can bring your family along to this Singapore’s first permanent indoor snow centre.

With Snow City’s new theme, visitors will be transported to the Arctic Circle whereby they will be introduced to Snow City’s 5 new mascots (Oki, Nooka, Suki, Ila, Koko) as well as new interactive exhibits.

Other than Snow City, they also have bumper car rides for your kids to have fun at.

34. Dine under the stars with The Summerhouse

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Ideal For:

  • Romantic Dining
  • Dine in surrounding garden view
  • Dine under the star

Tucked away in the idyllic Seletar countryside, The Summerhouse is a unique dining destination for those looking for romantic places. You will get to enjoy blooming views of their garden and even the experience of dining under the stars at night.

Book a slot with them by checking The Summerhouse out.

35. Get your daily dose of arts from Gallery

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Ideal For:

  • Art Enthusiasts
  • Architectural Enthusiasts

Do you know which are the two national monuments are previously occupied in our present National Gallery Singapore? Yes, that’s right – it was our former Supreme Court and City Hall.

National Gallery Singapore is a leading visual arts institution which oversees the world’s largest public collection of Singapore and Southeast Asian modern art. The gallery aims to create a progressive museum that creates dialogues between the art of Singapore, Southeast Asia and the world to foster and inspire a creative and inclusive society.

This is the right place to visit if you are looking for museums with a rich history and brim with Southeast Asian culture. If you wish to venture into more museums in Singapore, do check out our Best Museums in Singapore!

36. Get Splattered by Paintball

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Ideal For:

  • Building trust and co-operation
  • Adrenaline pumping activity

 Paintball is a safe, fun and engaging team-based shooting game. Teams will usually navigate through obstacles and bunkers to dominate the battlefield by defusing threats and eliminating opponents. The first team who completes the objective wins.

A great way to encourage teamwork, you will get to know your companion better through communication and building a higher level of trust. This also helps in your problem-solving skills in daily life while learning the importance of decision making.

You can check out places like Red Dynasty and Hypeforce to land yourself a paintball session today!

37. Be hip with Inline Skating

Ideal For:

  • Skate in a retro vibe with hip lighting
  • Unconventional Date Idea

If you had watched the 2015 Chinese movie “Our Times”, you might remember there was a a similar scene of a skating rink! Hirollers Singapore has a similar setting likewise in the movie, offers you their skating rink, completed with disco lights and classic pop music to set the atmosphere. 

Available for both beginners and professionals, this is an ideal place if you are looking for fresh date ideas for those couples out there!

38. Chill with Esplanade Offstage

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Ideal For:

  • Free Live Acts
  • Rich in Arts Events

Offstage is your all-access backstage pass to the performing arts at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay. Many art forms are covered by Esplanade – Visual Arts, Live Music, Theatre, Family and even Literary Arts. As a non-profit arts organisation, Esplanade has many free programmes to bring arts accessible to audiences. Thus, it is open to public and everyone are entitled to watch them!

39. Get Immersed in Laser Tag

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Ideal For:

  • Trust Building
  • Social Activity

Just like playing video games, Laser Tag will get you immersed into the game in no time. Traits, like hiding from enemies and shooting them, are just some of the common things you’ll experience – except this is reality. 

You can look out for this list of the best laser tag places in Singapore to book your slot today!

40. Sun-Tanning at Sentosa

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Ideal For:

  • Sun tanning
  • Beach Sports
  • Island vibes

The time has come for sentosa~ The 500-hectare island resort is home to an exciting array of themed attractions, award-winning spa retreats, lush rainforests, golden sandy beaches, resort accommodations, world-renowned golf courses, a deep-water yachting marina and luxurious residences – making Sentosa a vibrant island resort for business and leisure.

Situated on the eastern end of Sentosa Island is Sentosa Cove, an exclusive oceanfront and residential enclave bustling with some 2,000 homes, romantic quayside restaurants, retail and specialty shops.

41. Get pumped up at Universal Studios Singapore

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Ideal For:

  • Theme park lovers
  • Family Attractions
  • Mascot Meet & Greet Events

Situated in the heart of Resorts World Sentosa, experience the only Universal Studios in South East Asia where 28 thrilling rides and seven themed zones await. Due to covid, it will be advisable to plan your visit before going down.

Here’s a pro tip from USS: those with children may want to start from the left for more family-friendly experiences in Madagascar and Far Far Away zones, whilst thrill-seekers should head right towards adrenaline-pumping attractions such as TRANSFORMERS The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle, and Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN vs CYLON – both at the Sci-Fi City zone.

42. Submerge underwater in S.E.A. Aquarium

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Ideal For:

  • Marine Lovers
  • 360 degree Aquarium view
  • ‘Under the ocean’ experience

Today, the aquarium continues to be on the list of the world’s largest and most impressive aquariums and is now home to more than 100,000 marine animals representing 1,000 species – all housed in beautifully aqua-scaped exhibits that replicate the animals’ natural environments.

This is a must-visit place in Singapore, if you haven’t! Besides, if you are feeling hungry afterwards, you can hop on to our Best Restaurants in Sentosa Island to satisfy your hunger.

43. Get wild with Singapore Zoo

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Ideal For:

  • Family Visits
  • Wildlife Enthusiasts

Set in a rainforest environment, Singapore Zoo’s world-famous “Open Concept” offers the opportunity to experience and be inspired by the wonders of nature. Home to more than 2,400 specimens of over 300 species, 34 per cent of which are threatened, the Zoo has attained a strong reputation internationally for its conservation initiatives and breeding programmes.

Moreover, they are known for offering dining experience with their animals. Jungle Breakfast with Wildlife offers you a first-of-its-kind dining experience. A rare, unforgettable photo opportunity with an entire family of orangutans is also on their menu!

43. Night Safari

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Ideal For:

  • Night Time Adventures
  • Closer Interactions with Night Wildlife
  • Not your Typical Zoo experience

Close to 900 animals from approximately 100 species, which almost 41 per cent are threatened, inhabit the 35-hectare park. The park focuses on the captive breeding of threatened species. Over the years, it has bred Malayan tigers, Asian elephants, fishing cats, red dholes, anoas, markhors, bantengs, Malayan tapirs and Asian lions, among other threatened species.

Thus, this is where you should go if you are looking for a new experience of zoo life.

44. Jurong Bird Park

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Ideal For:

  • Families
  • Penguin Coast visitor
  • Pelican Cove visitor

This is where you will find close to a population of 3,500 birds across 400 species, of which 20 per cent are threatened. You will be immersed in an experience like no other, including walking into an aviary that houses over 600 birds against an incredible 30-metre high waterfall.

Lastly, you can cross the suspended bridge in their Waterfall Aviary for a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape and hike up to the Hut to catch sight of some of the more reticent birds in action.

45. Floral Arrangement

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Ideal For:

  • New hobby
  • New skills
  • Show appreciate to your loved ones

Flowers are bright, vibrant and delicate, so it seemed reasonable to assume that we’d be drawn to them for purely aesthetic reasons. But do you know that flower arranging triggers cascades of happy chemicals and keep your stress at bay?

Usually, we are filled with feelings of elation, excitement, and gratitude after receiving flowers from someone we love. By learning flower arrangement, you get to have a peaceful relaxation while sharing the love you gain from receiving flowers to showing your appreciation by making your own flowers as a gift to your loved ones!

46. Meet Furry Friends at Animal Cafes

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Ideal For:

  • Animal Lovers
  • Those who does not own a pet

I think we can agree that snuggling with these furry ones might be a better mood booster than cuddling with our loved ones. If you’ve always longed for a furry companion like myself but had resistance from family members due to whatever reasons, this is the right place for you to chill and meet these cute friends.

You can check out We Are The Furballs (WTF) for an immersive experience of dog petting while dining at their cafe and even play board games with your human friends!

47. Escape Room

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Ideal For:

  • Racking your brains
  • Enjoy with your friends
  • New challenges to solve

If you are someone who is constantly looking for a new source for challenges and mystery solving, crashing an Escape Room is definitely on your list.

Here’s how an escape room works:

  • You will be locked in a themed room
  • There will also be given a set of objectives to complete
  • This is where you will need to solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues and hints to complete your respective tasks
  • Limited time is given for you to complete your task

48. Theatre Performances

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Ideal For:

  • Support Singapore Theatre Scene
  • Filled with Local Productions
  • Thought-provoking shows
  • Special one-time experience

Covid and the temporary suspension of theatre spaces during the start had led to an unprecedented boom in plays being streamed online. Unlike the past when actors and audiences interacting face to face, we get to see them on digital instead.

But now with Phase 3 opening, many theatre companies are starting to resume their productions for live showcase. For those who had not watched a Theatre production before, I would hugely recommend you to, because each and every productions drives off a unique experience and serves to be thought-provoking.

49. Bougainvillea Garden

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Ideal For:

  • Instagram Spot
  • Local Bougainvillea Views
  • Fresh air while strolling
  • Cycling

To enjoy the true ambience of a place, walking is the best way. Bougainvillea Park is a serene little neighbourhood park nestled in East Coast Park.

Bougainvillea is commonly found in Singapore, especially on overhead bridges and highways, is grown extensively in Singapore because it flowers all year in hot and wet weather.

This is a good place for you to enjoy a view of Bougainvillea flowers while taking a stroll along their pavements and even to do some cycling there. Also, it serves as a great spot if you are looking for places to do your photoshoot at!

50. Experience An Authentic Navy Seal Ride

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Ideal For:

  • Cruising along Singapore’s city view
  • Navy Boat Ride Experience

Mainly used by the military and on rescue operations, these Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) are known for their speed and safety. You might consider booking your unique boat ride with Travelotel. They have many boat ride packages available for your interest, ranging from 30 minutes to a 2 hours duration.

What’s more, you will be provided with new sightseeing perspectives on Singapore’s places such as the Singapore Keppel Bay, Reflections, Labrador Park, Sentosa, and so much more with their cruise ride. Start booking with them with your singapoREdiscover vouchers!

51. Speed off at Go Kart Circuits

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Ideal For:

  • Racing Challenge
  • No Driving License

Want to satisfy your driving and speeding needs? Lucky for you, we have go kart in Singapore. The facilities in The KF1 Karting Circuit are professional and have all the amenities of major racing circuits. You can be ensured that your day will be well spent once you step inside the go kart location. In fact, they hold the title for having the longest track in Singapore and offering a Grand Prix style racing as well.

52. Welcome to Dining in the dark

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Ideal For:

  • Unconventional Date Idea
  • Unique Dining Experience in the dark

Looking for some new ways of taking your dining experience? NOX Singapore is the perfect one for taking your dining to a whole new world. At NOX – Dine in the Dark, they will bring you on a journey through tastes and textures, a multi-sensory dining experience that will tantalise your taste buds and open your mind.

Firstly, their friendly staff will escort you to the lounge area where you will be briefed on the concept and what you can expect from your dining experience.

Then, you will be escorted to the entrance of the dining area where you will be introduced to your guide who will be serving and taking care of you during the dinner. 

Lastly, you will be led down to the lit-up lounge area, and presented with the menu of what you had eaten during the dining duration. Thereafter, you will also have time to enjoy coffee, tea and post-dinner cocktails in their bar to end off your night.

53. Get Lush with Terrarium Workshop

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Ideal For:

  • Aesthetic purposes
  • Lively vibes to decorated areas
  • ‘Easy to care for’ plants

Being easy to care for is one of the biggest perks of having terrariums. Terrariums are great for people living in small spaces or for those who just love to garden. They are low-maintenance, space-saving and simply beautiful, making them great additions to any home or business.

All in all, terrarium is a way to brighten up areas around your home, office or workspace. Start your aesthetic journey with the article on where to buy Terrarium in Singapore.

54. Skate freely across Olympic-Sized Rink

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Ideal For:

  • Skating needs
  • A large space for learning

This Olympic-sized ice skating rink is the ideal location to watch international tournaments such as ice hockey, figure skating, speed skating and ice curling. Spectators can even enjoy a perfect vantage point of all the action, when they dine in restaurants that surround The Rink.

In addition to international events and training programmes, The Rink also offers wide range of events and activities such as recreational ice skating and Disco Night on Ice, to promote and cultivate a love of ice sports. 

55. Hands-On Pottery Classes

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Ideal For:

  • Customised Pottery Collection
  • Clay making skills
  • New hobby

Keen to design your own pottery set? Pottery classes will the be the solution in getting your own plates, bowls and more of your own style. Pottery makes not only beautiful art but also therapeutic benefits which is also why it has become a hobby for many people.

Does the idea of create something that reflects your thoughts and imagination without thinking of the end results appeals to you? If yes, head over to our Best Pottery Classes in Singapore to start your own pottery collection.

56. Splash at Kidz Amaze

Ideal For:

  • For family bonding
  • Recommended for newborn to children up to 13 years old

A 3 level high facility, it is completed with mini slides, tube slides and a massive splash bucket above with plenty water spray features. The arena consists of visually stunning interactive play elements to engage your child’s sense of direction, motion and coordination. Located in SAFRA Punggol, Splash @ Kidz Amaze is the first and largest indoor water playground in Singapore. Space spans at least 24,000 square feet, you and your family will have a great time splashing, sliding in this big place.

57. Telok Blangah Hill Park

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Ideal For:

  • Instagram Spot
  • Perfect view of the garden and sky
  • Joggers

There are 3 main insights for you to visit at Telok Blangah Hill Park – Forest Walk, Henderson Waves and Terrace Garden.

The Elevated Walkway, accessed by the metal bridge, offers you the experience of walking through the secondary forest of Telok Blangah Hill at eye-level with the forest canopy. This is an excellent platform for spotting birds, dragonflies and butterflies.

Also, stroll across this 274 metre-long pedestrian bridge that spans Henderson Road to connect Mount Faber Park to Telok Blangah Hill Park. At 36m above Henderson Road, Henderson Waves is the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore.

Lastly, the hotspot for photography and sky viewing, Terrace Garden has a series of semi-circular terraces situated at the top of the park. From here, you will be able to enjoy a breath-taking 360-degree view of Singapore.

58. Discover Dairy Farm

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Ideal For:

  • Goat Milking Session
  • Closer view of animal

You can view the milking process from the time we open for farm visit (i.e. 9:00am) till about 10:30am, taking note that we are closed on every Tuesday (except public holidays).

Make a trip down to hay dairies and enjoy a good viewing of their goat milking session. This will also be a good chance for you and your family, especially young children to have a real and close up experience of the animals in action.

59. Get your hands on Soap Making

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Ideal For:

  • Gift Making Skills
  • New Hobby
  • Develop your own scent

Want to be surrounded by aromatic scent in a clean environment? You can check out Sugar & Spices! Sugar & Spices focuses on cold process handmade soaps and skin care products which are handcrafted from natural plant-based ingredients. All these products are handcrafted in Singapore, free from toxic chemicals and palm oil.

What is more better than making your own soap and developing a favourite scent of yours?

60. Be Creative with Candle Making

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Ideal For:

  • A New Hobby
  • Gift Making Idea
  • Aesthetic and Therapeutic purposes

Scented candles are an excellent way to wash away the stress of the day, regardless of using it as a tool for romantic occasions or as a mood boaster.

Candle making can be therapeutic by washing away your tension and stress naturally. Spending time with wax, wick, colours and pretty decos while creating something that you love and enjoy is one great stress-reliever.

If you are looking for a new hobby, it is a good chance to try out Candle making. In this case, Epic Workshops‘ 2-in-1 Scented Candle Making might be a good start.

You will get to learn the benefits of using candles and the type of wax that they use – soy and gel wax. Likewise, you can show off your creativity by decorating your candle with dried flowers and fruit peels.

61. Wave along Surf Cove

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Ideal For:

  • Surfing Enthusiasts
  • Beach side atmosphere
  • Social Activity

Where else can you find a place with giant waves for you to surf on? Surf Cove by Wave House Sentosa is a new integrated surfing and lifestyle concept destination spanning close to 15,000 sq feet of space. This is where you can find good food, chill drinks and a perfect wave! Hurry book a slot now and wave your day away.

62. Explore Adventure Cove

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Ideal For:

  • Family Staycation
  • Cooling down with water

Sunny Island Singapore calls a need for a good water park. Adventure Cove is the right example, it is a family-friendly playground with over 14 rides and attractions available. Not just water play, you can explore their rainbow reef with over 20,000 colourful tropical fish, rays and sharks.

With many attractions open, this is a perfect way to spend your day at with your family sliding down water slides and many more.

63. Make your unique mark with Stamp Making

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Ideal For:

  • Customised Engravings
  • New Hobby
  • Gift Making Ideas

Stamp Making might certainly help you to cultivate the importance of patience and mindfulfune. You can give Parade Made a try! Besides, there are themed workshops available for you to grab some friends or family to do this together. Moreover, Parade Made’s workshop provides you with all the materials needed and even allow you to learn at the comfort of your own home.

All in all, these are the takeaways from the workshop:

  • how to design your own stamps from reference images
  • proper techniques of handling a range of cutting tools
  • fundamentals in carving clean and adorable rubber stamps
  • special methods in inking and printing, including multi-layered printing

64. Love Ohana, Take a Family Portrait

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Ideal For:

  • Memories Keep-sake
  • Sentimental Value

Taking a family portrait is never just a normal photo taking. It involves much emotional conversations and laughters while the photographer converses with you in order to capture the genuine emotions you had during the photo taking. In short, this is a very highly sentimental way you can spend with your family.

In brief, many photo studios are available in Singapore, you might want to check out Picture World photo studdio to grab your family portrait and even a graduation photo!

65. Relieving Fond Younger Days with Arcades

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Ideal For:

  • Revisiting Past Memories
  • Earning rewards through games

Missing those fond days of playing arcades when you were younger? Our favourite machines were certainly the basketball hoop, racing car and the intensive dance floor tap.

Do you know that prizes you get to win in the now are so upgraded as compared to a few years back? Now, you can even win an IPad by earning points through arcade! Regardless of family or couple, you can always spend some time in the arcade by having fun together.

Here is our best Arcades SG, thus do keep a lookout for where you can go!

66. Develop your own Scent in Perfume Making

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Ideal For:

  • Couple Activity
  • Your own perfume scent

Although there are many places for great perfume fragrance out there for you to purchase, nothing beats making your own perfume scent. The best place you certainly might want to check out is Maison 21 G‘s perfume making workshops. Likewise, they have many workshops catered for different groups ranging from individual, couples, bridal, students and even family packages.

67. Ultimate Rush: Bungee Jumping

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Ideal For:

  • Adventure Lovers
  • Adrenaline pumping activity

As the jump master counts, “Here we go! Five… Four… Three…”, this is the moment when you start thinking about almost everything. The best alternate high speed rush activity you can find other than roller coasters in Singapore would be Bungee Jumping. Besides, if you are like me who always watch people doing bungee activity through variety shows and want to try, AJ Hackett is the choice in Singapore.

Situated on Sentosa Island, you are guaranteed to have an unforgettable day while you enjoy bungy in the view of Sentosa’s Siloso beach.

68. Nothing beats a good Staycation

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Ideal For:

  • A get away from home and work
  • Family holiday
  • Couples’ holiday

With majority of us not able to do our annual traditions of travelling out of Singapore, it can undoubtedly be real suffocating to be stuck in the routine of work and home, even with the best mattress you have waiting for you to go home to. Therefore leading us to think about having a staycation in Singapore.

So, are you looking to get out of your home to take a breather? Look here for a list of the Best Staycation in Singapore for you to stop by and recharge your energy.

In a side note, if you are looking for some good night sleep just like how you wish to bring home from your staycation, we also have the best mattressbest pillow Singapore and mattress topper Singapore articles for you to check out!

69. Slide your way down at Sengkang Swimming Complex

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Ideal For:

  • Family Day
  • Water Spot

Sengkang swimming Complex is a wonderful recreation centre that is located beside Sengkang Riverside Park. Moreover, there are 5 swimming pools and 8 water slides, this is where your family get to have fun. Other than the pool, there are also gym, artificial soccer field, indoor sports hall, hockey pitch and even a dance studio.

70. Glamping with Style

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Ideal For:

  • A get away from home and work
  • Family holiday
  • Couples’ holiday
  • Outdoor staycation

Glamping is a combination of both the words glamour and camping. A fun way to relax outdoors while reconnecting with nature, what makes the experience best is if you are at the right glamping spot.

Besides, you will be guaranteed with a great view of our sunset and sunrise, so check out for the glamping Singapore we have here.

71. Island Hopping like you going Cafe Hopping

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Ideal for:

  • Exploring Singapore
  • Finding Tranquility

Been trying to find places with aesthetic views as well as somewhere with less human crowd? Island hopping is certainly a good way to get away from the city. These are the islands you can visit:

  1. Kusu Island
  2. St. John’s Island
  3. Lazarus Island
  4. Sister’s Island

Ferry tickets are available for your purchase thus do check the right one to get to your desired islands!

72. Indulge with Baking Lessons

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Ideal For:

  • New hobby
  • For gift making ideas

Not to mention if you are baking for the first time and are not familiar with tips and tricks for baking, chances are you might be stuck with common mistakes of new bakers. With the emerge of interest for baking rising due to covid, this is a good way for you to develop a new hobby of baking, if you haven’t.

Check out Baker’s Brew all their different class schedules curated for both beginners and those looking to learn new recipes!

73. Find that hidden spot in Botanic Gardens

Ideal For:

  • Instagram Shot
  • Family Day
  • Hidden Gem

Perfect for a picnic session, Botanic Gardens as a matter of fact, is the first and only tropical botanic garden on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. With more than 150 years of history, the 82-hectare Gardens consists of many areas such as National Orchid Garden, Ginger Garden and even Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden for you and your family to explore.

Wondering what was the hidden gem you can spot here? It is the waterfall! From the outside, it might seems impenetrable but you can actually walk in a tunnel to view the waterfall at a closer view.

74. Gallop away with Horses

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Ideal For:

  • Horse Lovers
  • Family with Children
  • Couples’ Date Idea

Horse riding is undoubtedly a highly therapeutic yet a satisfying activity you can take on. Do you know that Horse Riding was notably known to be a premium activity in the past where you have to pay huge sum to clinch a session? Likewise, with tickets turning more affordable, you should not missed out on a chance for horse riding. Besides, families can bring your children to connect with these animals instead of technology at home.

Perhaps, you can surely keep a look out for National Equestrian Centre (NEC). NEC Singapore conducts various riding programmes for children, adults and even corporates.

75. Swirl around tubes in Wild Wild Wet

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Ideal For:

  • Family Activity
  • A good splashing time
  • Stay cool under the heat

Opened in 2004, Wild Wild Wet is surely one of Singapore’s largest water parks and has been hailed as one of the top 10 water parks in Asia. Ever since the revamp in 2017, the waterpark has been boasting thrilling high speed water rides to kid-friendly ones, which guarantees a great time for guests of all ages.

Wild Wild Wet offers families 9 slides and rides, 7 latest attractions such as Asia’s first hybrid ride, the Royal Flush and Singapore’s first four lane mat racer slide known as the Kraken Racers. There are also activities for a mind-blowing experience.

76. Jump into the Bubble Tea Bandwagon

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Ideal For:

  • Trend seekers
  • Cooling down from the heat
  • A good go-to drink 

Over the years, there have been an emerge of bubble tea chains in Singapore with seasonal flavours to pipe the interest of our fellow bubble tea enthusiasts. Now a trend among not only youngsters but also working adults and housewives, you can find bubble tea in almost every shopping mall and even bringing bbt to a whole new level with our list of bubble tea delivery!

Read here to find out more about our Best Bubble Tea in Singapore that you should try out.

77. Get Deep with Poetry Writing

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Ideal For:

  • Writing Enthusiasts
  • Finding connection with words

Calling out for all the Art enthusiasts, art and language students, teachers and everyone who are keen on poetry writing. Poetry is a good and healthy outlet to express your thoughts through words and also, to capture your emotions of your work. Perhaps, this is certainly a chance to start out your own poetry collection as your reflection journal or even a diary to keep.

Thus, if you love writing poetry and want to learn the basis of writing poetry, you can check out places like LASALLE College For The Arts as your choice of place!

Therefore, Creative Writing: Poetry I, II & III might be the one you are looking for as the short courses cover the fundamentals of poetry composition and appreciation including lineation, imagery, theme, voice, subjectivity, brevity, revision and generic conventions.

78. Sing your heart away in Karaoke Spots

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Ideal For:

  • Social Activity
  • Jamming place
  • Not landing in troubles with your neighbours 😉

Now with covid, there is no doubt in a rise of families including individuals wanting to build their own home Karaoke System in Singapore. While the perk of your own Karaoke (KTV) system at home means an unlimited time of singing and a wider variety of song choices available, your house walls might not be the right type to support your KTV needs.

For instance, take my house as an example. The HDB walls are not very soundproof for loud noises at all; I can even hear neighbours beside me sometimes if they are being particularly loud and vice versa.

Now that KTVs are slowly reopening, this is the time to visit the best Karaoke (KTV) spots in Singapore to satisfy all your song jamming needs.

79. Reconnect with your loved ones with Gifts

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Ideal For:

  • Showing appreciation
  • Making people happy

Regardless of special occasions, you don’t need a particular date to show your appreciation to your loved ones.

Actions such as buying Mother’s Day gifts, Father’s Day gifts, Birthday gifts, Christmas gifts or even Valentine’s Day gifts, you can check our list for some ideas.

From a simple gift such as buying snacks like the best doughnuts in Singapore to buying wine, these are some ways you can show your love and care to someone. Similarly, such small gestures from every day might make someone’s day better and more positive!

If you are looking for an ultimate wine gift, you can read our review on Walaclub.

In addition, you can even buy an air purifier and dehumidifier to increase the air quality and well-being of your loved ones, especially during this COVID season. Find out more about our recommended air purifiers and dehumidifiers.

80. Omakase = Food Surprises

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Ideal For:

  • Fine Dining experience
  • Good Quality food

A Japanese Omakase in Singapore is very common in Singapore where people here often seek for good food surprises when meeting our loved ones. Japanese foods are simply mouthwatering. If you haven’t heard of the word Omakase, it means to put your trust wholeheartedly in the sushi chef who is preparing you a meal.

A Japanese Omasake in Singapore promises multiple forms of prepared sushi, sashimi, and nigiri courses. Every customer dining experience with an omakase course begins with several plates, starting with the lightest food and often followed by heavier dishes.

Here is the article with the list of best Omakase Singapore we have here!

81. Clarke Quay / Singapore River

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Ideal For:

  • City Life
  • City Lights
  • Bars & Restaurants

Surely, Clarke Quay is famous for its stunning waterside restaurants and exciting collection of bars and clubs, and city night lights but the area has so much more to offer.

Additionally, the Singapore River lies at the heart of Clarke Quay, providing the central artery for this area’s thriving nightlife scene. However, the river offers visitors much more than just a picturesque spot to come for food and drinks. Likewise, boat tours are available for you to admire all the interesting sights along the cruise.

82. Tanjong Pagar Beach Club

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Ideal For:

  • Sun Tanning
  • Beach Tanning
  • Merry Night with Drinks

Lively in the day and romantic in the night, Tanjong Pagar Beach Club is surely a family and pet-friendly place. Moreover, their air-conditioned dining room is the place to be for an elegant evening meal while admiring a view of stretch of sand, lazy waters and the glittering ships beyond.

They host fun and fantastic events around the year, but if you have a special occasion coming up TBC organises a table on the beach, under the stars for a beach-side candlelit meal. Especially if you are looking to pop the question, do give Tanjong Pagar Beach Club a try.

83. Thanks Covid, I got to make my own Mask

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Ideal For:

  • Handcrafting
  • Budget Alternatives
  • Personalised designs

Want to style your mask with your outfit but can’t find other alternatives that are aesthetically pleasing? Then, it is the perfect timing to try making your own mask! All you need is to grab some desired fabric designs from Spotlight probably and a sewing machine to get you going.

You can refer here for a creative guide on how to make your own mask.

84. Crochet a scarf for your special one

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Ideal For:

  • Handcrafted
  • Sentimental Value
  • A perfect handmade gift

For starters, beginners can start by learning the basic crocheting method. It might seems hard for some people but it is very easy, really! Once you familiarise yourself with the stitching methods, these are the ones which will form the foundation of whatever you wish to crochet out.

The Spruce Craft website provides all you need to know regarding crocheting and best that they even provides guides on how to crochet a scarf, for instance. So, start handcrafting your own scarf to gift them to a special one of yours now!

85. Roam around streets with Trishaw Uncle

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Ideal For:

  • Touring around streets
  • Local experience
  • Appreciating Local Workers

Trishaw Uncle is the one and only licensed operator for trishaw tours in Singapore appointed by the Singapore Tourism Board. These trishaw uncles will bring you on a trishaw expedition through the colourful, quaint and bustling streets of Singapore to experience the nostalgic memories and dynamic aspirations of our country.

As a form of respect. “Trishaw Uncle” is a term of endearment for the trishaw riders who formed the early backbone of Singapore’s labour force, using their manual strength to get people to places.

86. Make a wish at Har Paw Villa

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Ideal For:

  • Gothic Date Ideas
  • Wishing Well

Haw Par Villa is a theme park located along Pasir Panjang Road in Singapore. The park contains over 1,000 statues and 150 giant dioramas depicting scenes from Chinese mythology, folklore, legends, history, and illustrations of various aspects of Confucianism. There are interesting insights that will get you looking at Har Paw Villa in a different light.

Firstly, you will get to walk through the infamous 10 Courts of Hell and find out how the King of Ghosts got his title. Also, do catch a sneak preview of the upcoming Hell’s Museum, where multiple perspectives of death and the afterlife are presented. And finally, you will get to learn more about the philosophies and cultures that influenced the park’s bizarre sculptures and dioramas.

87. Find Aesthetic Spots in Singapore (Lattice Structure)

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Ideal For:

  • Instagram Spot
  • Outdoor stroll

Doesn’t this lattice structure struck a familiarity in most? For those who knows, that’s right. This is the lattice structure you had seen when you went for the The Future of Us Exhibition in Art Science Museum.

The aluminium structure of the exhibition is now conserved as a permanent landmark at Gardens by the Bay and used as a community event space.

Besides, the structure is conserved after receiving positive feedback from visitors and hopefully this will continue to serve as an inspiration for Singaporeans to look towards the future. Hurry and drop by, take a shot, stroll along the pavements and most importantly, to take a breather.

88. Merlion Hunt in Singapore

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Ideal For:

  • Local spirit
  • A way of gratitude

Merlion is the official mascot of Singapore. It is identified with the head of a lion and tail of a fish. Do you know why is Merlion a representation of Singapore? The Merlion’s body symbolises Singapore’s humble beginnings as a fishing village when it was called Temasek, which comes from the same root as the word tasek (‘lake’ in Malay). Its head represents Singapore’s original name, Singapura, or ‘lion city’ in Malay.

There are Merlions stationed around Singapore which not many actually know or visited. Here are the 7 merlion statues you can hunt down:

Firstly, our famous Merlion with water sprouting out, located at Merlion Park. Secondly, a Merlion Cub is hidden right behind our famous Merlion, located at Merlion Park. Thirdly, a Merlion that’s overlooking Singapore’s skyline and harbour with an equally stunning view is located at Mount Faber.

Following, there is also a Merlion located at the Tourism Court at the STB Headquarters Lastly, the 2 remaining Merlion statues are located in the Ang Mo Kio housing estate. Start your merlion hunt if you are looking for places to help you reminisce local roots.

89. Go Pasar Malam

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Ideal For:

  • Cheap & Affordable comfort food
  • Cheap Household items
  • Support local businesses

Pasar Malam is certainly not foreign to us. There is always something nostalgic about walking around these Pasar Malam. I believe when we are young, we thought that pasar malams are a Singaporean trait. Now that we are at the age to travel, we found out that actually places like Malaysia, Taiwan and Bangkok also have their well-known street markets.

This is a good chance to visit one if you do know where there is Pasar Malam opened. As high rental cost is in part due to the limited spaces available, there are lesser pasar malams in Singapore now. Organisers are losing more and more available spaces as the current big open areas are slated for building housing for Singaporeans. Don’t miss the chance of a local Pasar Malam experience.

90. Get a Driving License

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Ideal For:

  • Driving Enthusiasts
  • Building necessary skillsets

Regardless if you plan to purchase a car or not, getting a driving license is a good skill that you should have in Singapore for safety precaution or even as part of your work requirement.

Drivers must be 18 years old to qualify for a licence including applying for theory lessons. Likewise, a driving theory test usually consists 50 questions to be answered within 50 minutes. And in order to pass, you must answer 45 out of the 50 questions correctly. Results will be shown immediately after the test on the same touchscreen monitor.

Here are some Private Driving Instructor you can consult for your driving learning journey.

91. Conquer the Art of Rock Climbing

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Ideal For:

  • Spontaneous Activity
  • Cultivates problem solving
  • Creative Thinking Skills

Rock climbing is a sport that not only gives you a life thrilling experience but also helps an individual to achieve the upper body stamina and strength. These prominent sports which were earlier only meant for the adventure junkies now have started to find its place in the heart of Singapore.

Besides, rock climbing also trains your problem solving skills. For instance, which steps will you be taking next and what happens if you happen to be stuck at a tough spot? This is very similar to our daily life, where decision making plays an important role.

Here are the best Rock Climbing Gyms in Singapore for you to check out.

92. Be amazed with SuperPark

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Ideal For:

  • Indoor play space
  • Wide variety of play areas
  • Family Sessions

SuperPark at Suntec City will provide you the indoor entertainment you and your family need. It is a new all-in-one indoor activity park with 3 themed areas that offer over 20 fun, healthy and energizing activities for all ages.

Their Adventure Area includes obstacle walls, trampolines, zip wires, slides, playtowers, pedal car racing track and many more. Also, they have SuperPark’s Game Arena which is a great place to swing for the stands in the Baseball nets, hone their jump shot at Street Basketball, or shoot for the pin at Golf Range. Not to miss out are their skate and scoot world, the foam pit, the climbing wall and the gymnastics floor located at SuperPark’s Freestyle Hall.

Finally, do read their terms and conditions before heading down SuperPark!

93. Join the Fiery Mala gang

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Ideal For:

  • Sharing with a companion
  • Spicy Food Lover
  • Trend seekers

Mala has been trending in Singapore for quite some time. Originated from Sichuan, the word málà is composed of the Chinese characters for “numbing” (麻) and “spicy (hot)” (辣), referring to the feeling in the mouth after eating the sauce. Not only just Mala Xiang Guo (Stir-fried Mala), you can now find Mala Soup bases in steamboat restaurants and even Mala-flavoured chips and snacks. With this spice being in the rise in Singapore and a local favourite as seen with Mala integrated in most cuisines, you can try it and join us in the Mala gang.

If interested, here are some places with Mala Steamboats Singapore for you to try out.

94. Embrace Durian with more love

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Ideal For:

  • Appreciating Local Culture
  • Trying out exotic taste

Durians provide you many health benefits such as helping to deal with insomnia, better digestive system, also a great source to boost energy and many more. Want to try some durians are the comfort of your own home?

You might want to try Durian delivery. It has massively improved its service over the years and promises the quickest delivery of creamy and delicious durian within sixty minutes. Therre is no minimum order and is the only facility in Singapore to offer fresher replacements in any case of bad durians.

To read more, here is an article on the best durian, such as d101 durian for you interest.

95. Grab a good view of Marsiling Park

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Ideal for:

  • Hidden spot
  • Bird’s Eye view of Marsiling Park

Marsiling Park is where you seek a desire for calm and tranquillity. Nature-lovers will be able to appreciate the butterfly-attracting plants and educational interpretive boards that have been introduced around the playground, as well as the enhanced mangrove habitat along the western edge of the park.

Drum roll….. The hidden spot is actually the viewing tower. This is where you can enjoy the view of the picturesque pond from the viewing tower or the boardwalks, especially in the evening, with the stunning lighting that reflects on the pond.

96. Hitch in Arts & Music Festivals

Ideal For:

  • Festival Goers
  • Live Music entertainment
  • Free Admission for most

You might be surprised to find out that there are actually good quality music festival produced by some institutions in Singapore. For instance, Republic Polytechnic is well known for their Ignite Music Festival, a 100% student produced annual festival. With many attendees, local bands and singers, you will find yourself stunned with the light and sound quality while enjoying the festival at the lawn with many local stall vendors. Other examples will be SMU and LASALLE College For The Arts, both known for their annual Arts Festivals, as well as Baybeats by Esplanade. Do check out their pages to be updated on when these festivals will be happening on!

97. Slippery Runs at Hydrodash

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Ideal For:

  • Adventure Lovers
  • Good spot for gathering

HydroDash is the first Singapore floating aqua park. For those looking for places to challenge yourself, here is where you will find yourself surrounded with obstacles to clear within 1/2 hours. As a family attraction, this is a best fun way to spend your day away with your children. However, do check out their terms and conditions before you head over!

98. Tarot Reading For Fun

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Ideal For:

  • Understanding connections better
  • Curious about your reading

What’s more meaningful than to grab your friends or partner down for a joint tarot reading to find out why you might be struggling with something? This might also be a chance to know your companion on a closer term. You can check out 7una 7avendar for a good session of tarot reading.

Opened by Yi Xinn in Northbridge Road, she hopes to focus on a Niche community and a space for people to seek peace and find comfort in her perspective and insights. As quoted, she prefers consult people whom are dealing with this same inner struggles than ‘entertain’ anyone’s curiosity. 

Regardless for looking to understand your struggles or going to tarot reading for fun purposes, you can check out our article on tarot card reading Singapore further to find the right one for you!

99. Join the Chinatown maze

Ideal For:

  • Chinese culture
  • Instagram Spot
  • Heritage Centre

With ample corners of lively eateries and quaint boutiques, you’ll find plenty opportunities to snap Instagram-worthy shots of gorgeous murals, depicting Singapore’s past and present.

One of Chinatown’s iconic spot is surely the distinctive row of heritage shophouses with the entire row of lanterns which are hard to miss, with vibrant colours and architecture hearkening back to Singapore’s early days.

What’s more? You should walk around Chinatown to find all the iconic murals in order to spark your nostalgic memories of the past Singapore. For families, this is an undoubtedly good way for your children to learn more about Singapore history!

If you are hungry and looking for some good food spots, you should check out what to eat in chinatown point.

100. No Travel so go Flight Experience

Ideal For:

  • Flying a plane experience
  • Stimulation Training

Flight Experience Singapore helps to satisfy your need for flying in a plane! Filled with stimulations and immersive experience, this is perfect as a fun way to experience flying and to extend your existing flying skills.

Moreover, the instructors there are all certified pilots. They will help get you comfortable with everything you need to know, from basic take-off and landing procedures, to any manoeuvring your flight requires.

All you need to do is enjoy a fun and truly unique experience! This is perfect either for yourself or as a gift.

101. Join the crowd in The Great Singapore Sales

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Ideal For:

  • Shopping Lovers
  • Grabbing good deals
  • Gift Shopping

Started since 1994, it is the first time the Great Singapore Sales (GSS) was launched online due to the Covid pandemic. 26th year of annual GSS, very impressive.

Do you know that GSS is actually not really sales but an event? Yes, although it is called a sale, the Great Singapore Sale is in fact an event that is organised by the Singapore Retailers Association, and co-organised by stores and malls to promote the tourism industry in Singapore.

You can be expected to land yourself many good deals during GSS, with sales up to 70% at most places. For those who anticipates for sales when you are shopping, GSS happens islandwide, making it the best shopping experience you might ever have.

For more GSS, you may head over to our Best Great Singapore Sales in Singapore for other sales period to watch out for!

To Conclude

With so many things to do in Singapore, I think we can agree that Singapore may not be that boring after all. Comparatively, it is also very important to stay safe and play safe during this crucial period. Happy exploring!

If you are looking for places in Singapore to use your singapoREdiscover vouchers (SRV) on, this article is your must-read: Best Fun activities in Singapore to utilize and redeem your SRV!