If you want to see fantastic beasts up close and show your little ones, nature’s little ones, it’s hard to beat Singapore’s zoo.The Singapore zoo is a kid and animal friendly immersive experience. This 26 hectare wildlife park is the home of some 3000 animals. It’s like walking in a lush forest teeming with wildlife.
The National Orchid Garden in Singapore houses more than 60,000 plants. Celebrities, from Jacky Chan to Nelson Mandela have orchid hybrids named after them.
The Singapore Botanic Gardens are a World Heritage Site, a must-see attraction for visitors of the city, and a beloved urban park for running, picnicking, playing ball with the kids or learning about biodiversity conservation.
The Malay Heritage Centre, located in Kampong Glam, showcases the rich culture of Singaporean Malay heritage. Whether you’re fond of priceless antiques or like interacting with people (or screens), the Malay Heritage Centre has plenty to entertain the less than jaded visitor.
Pamper yourself! You don’t have to spend a fortune if you go to the right spas in Singapore. From head to toe massage, expect quality at reasonable prices.
Although many of Singapore's green spaces have their particular character and charm, the Alexandra Park Connector has been meticulously planned. Cyclists and joggers will relish the smooth dedicated paths on either side of the canal, and those with a family will enjoy the relaxing late afternoon stroll.
There are some good football fixtures to be watched in Singapore. The real kind of football, at a real stadium, with real friends, and even real players! It may not be Premier League material, but it is good fun nevertheless.
Hawker centres are open air food courts where family operated stalls offer a variety of local dishes at local (inexpensive) prices. Hawker centres were developed in the 1960s with the rapid growth of Asian cities in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore, and were initially located at transport hubs or near public housing.
Kampong Glam is filled with interesting and picturesque stores lining Arab, Muscat, Bussorah, Baghdad and Kandahar Streets. Most of them sell beautiful fabric and are owned by enterprising Indians who will help you mix and match. Buy "ethnic" materials at reasonable prices and have them transformed into whatever you want.
Shopping madness, shopping fever, shopping as a national pastime, shopping as a sport, shopping as a delusion... all hold true in Singapore. Everywhere you look... a store, a stall, a hawker beckons. Great deals, liquidation sales, closing sales, opening sales...