Universal Studios Singapore – Update 08/2012

Keeping with its high streak with special programmes and events, Universal Studios Singapore announced Halloween Horror Nights 2, weeks ahead of its competitors. Meanwhile, New York zone is getting more vibrant with new Sesame Street installations. Highlights: Sesame Street construction at New York zone More Sesame Street merchandise Halloween Horror Nights 2 news and information […]


Hermès – The Gift Of Time

Some of us dream of pausing time, or going back in time. But we can never stop the march of time. Hermès presents The Gift Of Time – an exhibition at Tanjong Pagar Railway Station. Designed by Hilton McConnico, the exhibition tells a story (or several) about Hermès with contemplations of time. The concept of […]


Universal Studios Singapore – Update 07/2012

The park is usually less crowded after the busy June period. Although there are new major attractions lined up until Halloween Horror Nights in October, it’s a nice period to visit the park in the coming months, with reasonable wait-times for the park’s popular attractions. Highlights: More Sesame Street at New York zone Transformers and […]


Gardens by the Bay – Cloud Forest

Hidden within a glass dome at Marina Bay is a fragile forest, with lush vegetation and mystic shroud of mist engulfing its mountainous structure. The Cloud Forest is one of the two Cooled Conservatories at Gardens by The Bay at Marina Bay. It is designed to feature of course, various vegetation from foggy and moist […]


A Farewell to Voyage de la Vie

Voyage de la Vie is Singapore’s longest running theatre production, and the first homegrown theatrical spectacular. First public shows started in July 2010 – so it has a very commendable run of over two years.


Ocean Park: The Summit

Ocean Park has two distinct areas separated by a mountain. The earlier entries covered attractions in the Lowlands (Waterfront zone). Located at higher Headlands area are four themed zones, such as Marine World, Adventure Land, Rainforest and Thrill Mountain. Both areas are connected with a Cable Car system and the new Ocean Express. The Summit […]


Marine Life Park – from the air 4

Marine Life Park looks amazing and almost complete now. Gone are the pools undergoing cleaning and treatment – they are all sparkling blue. There are also many finishing touches all over the park – we can now see the little facilities offered at the park to make a visit enjoyable. This update also includes the […]


Ocean Park: Old Hong Kong

Old Hong Kong is the newly opened themed area at Ocean Park Hong Kong. Filled with nostalgic sights and sounds, this area brings back the rich Hong Kong cultural heritage, with recreated streets and scenes, as well as some small attractions. Some people refer Old Hong Kong as Ocean Park’s unique rendition of an area […]


Ocean Park: Grand Aquarium

The Grand Aquarium is the flagship attraction in Aqua City – a new themed area in Ocean Park Hong Kong. Nestled between the beautiful hills and newly created Lagoon, the Aquarium is adorned with an interesting “egg” facade – constructed with`glass panes and with gold waves (or fins) raveling around itself.


Ocean Park Hong Kong

At the southern side of Hong Kong island is home to Ocean Park Hong Kong. Set between beautiful hills away from the bustle of the city, the park offers a myriad of attractions for all ages. Be it impressive animal exhibits or exhilarating rides, Ocean Park offers it all – without a heavy price. Despite […]


Harry Potter: The Exhibition – review

I read the Harry Potter books during my teenage years. J.K. Rowling’s writing, simple yet enchanting, has always brought me to the Wizarding World, even after countless re-reads. I was very excited to hear that Harry Potter: The Exhibition will be shown in Singapore. Partly because I was working on a group project – an […]


Universal Studios Singapore – Update 05/2012

On 28th May 2011, the park celebrated its grand opening. I was back at the park a year later, but it was an ordinary day. Unlike other major theme parks, there were no “First Anniversary” events here, but the park recently announced some new attractions. Highlights: Sesame Street zone information and news Sesame Street – […]


Lao Ban-style Soya Beancurd recipe + guide

Last year, a new craze has set Singaporeans queuing for hours. The new obsession is Soya beancurd dessert – a simple, custard pudding that is sweet, light and your best friend during a hot day (which is almost every other day in Singapore) – a bowl for just $1.50. One of the most famous is […]