Pulau Ubin

An excursion to Pulau Ubin would usually find us at the crack of dawn waiting in line at Changi Point Ferry Terminal to get onto a bumboat. The boat sets off once it is filled with 12 passengers, and it usually does not take too long to get filled...

Birds

Bird-watching opportunities abound on our little tropical island of Singapore. Here are some of the birds we have been fortunate to meet on our hiking adventures.

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Dragonflies

Join us as we aim to encounter all 130 species of dragonflies and damselflies that inhabit our tropical island of Singapore. Here are a few of these odonates that we have stalked along the way....

Other Wildlife

Little did we know that our tiny tropical island of Singapore is actually home to a number of exotic wildlife species, including the Sambar Deer, Sunda Pangolin, Palm Civet, Banded-leaf Monkey, and the Mousedeer....

Thomson Nature Park

When one mentions archaeology and ancient ruins, Singapore might be one of the last places that comes to mind. So it was a pleasant surprise to actually stumble upon the ruins of an abandoned village while taking a trek along the trails of the Thomson Nature Park. The newly...

Bay East Garden

Gardens by the Bay is not just about the domes and the supertrees! It took us a while to realise that Gardens by the Bay was actually made up of not just one but three separate gardens - Bay South, Bay East and Bay Central Gardens. The lesser known...

Admiralty Park

Looking for some green space to stretch those legs in the far north of the island? Head over to Admiralty Park, the largest park in the north, located in the Woodlands area. With a large nature area and mangrove swamp housed within this urban park and the Sungei Cina...

Woodlands Waterfront Park

Woodlands Waterfront Park lies at the northern end of Singapore, and features a 1.5-km waterfront promenade where we can be treated to a panoramic view of the Straits of Johor....

Changi Coast

What comes to mind when we think about Changi Village is its holiday chalets, popular local fare at the bustling food centre, and rare pokemon finds. Despite having tried all those at least once in our lifetime, we had never actually thought to take a walk along the Changi...

Lazarus Island

We were tickled to learn that Lazarus Island was once known as Pulau Sekijang Pelepah, which literally means “Island of One Barking Deer and Palms”. Barking deer we unfortunately did not see on Lazarus Island, but palms definitely were aplenty. The island was later renamed Lazarus Island – a...