Seletar Reservoir

Upper Seletar Reservoir In The Mist

In 2006, I wrote about driving past Upper Seletar Reservoir one evening after work. 2017 Update: Someone actually filmed this part of the journey.   Original Post I drove past Upper Seletar Reservoir one evening after work. See an introduction at the NParks website. The rain had just stopped. I looked…

Eventful evening at Choa Chu Kang Park Connector – collision between cyclist and rollerblader

It’s started off as a leisure evening stroll along pangsua park connector (in Choa Chu Kang vicinity) on a Sat evening. I was making my way back home when the accident occurred. Actually I didnt notice the accident as I was too preoccupied with listening to the music on my…

Picture of Butterfly

This little butterfly was perched so gracefully on a little yellow flower going about its own business when a group of “mad people”, with all types of cameras, snapped away at it. I was at the Singapore Botanical Gardens with a group of friends. We went there to learn about…

Cycling At Changi Park Connector

Elsie joined this meetup group online known as the Singapore Adventurous & Nature-Lovers and they organize outdoor activities like hiking, biking, camping etc. They organized this cycling for beginners session meeting at Changi Village on Sunday. The plan was to rent a bike and ride to East Coast Park and…

Pandan Reservoir

Pandan Reservoir – Piece of nature in the industrialized west

Green Belt of the West I was once told during a biology class that research has found fewer insects living in the West zone in Singapore compared to the rest of the island. The reasons? It was not clear cut, but the implied cause is the less than desirable air…

Singapore East Coast Park – Getting There

Getting to East Coast park The park is accessible via public transport in the form of bus services, available on East Coast Park Service Road. Underpasses also link the park to the nearby Marine Parade housing estate and the Bayshore condominium. 1. Take SBS Transit bus no. 16 from town…

Singapore East Coast Park – Fun Things to Do at Affordable Prices

Fun Things to do at East Coast Park BBQ away! During weekends, you will be hard pressed to find any available pits, but no worries, you can BYOP! (bring your own pit). Look out for signboards indicating sites you can bring your own BBQ equipment and not be left out….

Bedok Jetty

Singapore East Coast Park Quirky Attractions – some of my favourites

Must see attractions at East Coast Park The Bedok Jetty The most non eye-catching stretch of the park has to be the Bedok jetty where anglers make a beeline for. There are old bus-stop shelters mysteriously dotting the jetty. It is a weird sight because bus-stops are normally found along…

Singapore East Coast: park or beach?

Let’s get the fact straight, Singapore East Coast is more a park than a beach hangout – so don’t expect to see bikini-clad girls playing beach volleyball or semi-naked bodies baking in the sun.  🙂 Nope, sorry, none of that. If you are looking for a place to get that…

Bedok Reservoir

Splash out at Bedok Reservoir

Well, though not exactly the Big Splash, Bedok Reservoir has its unique charms and offers ample space for the joggers and the more adventurous types. Bedok Reservoir Source: gaurav I like this place because I can finish one full round of the reservoir comfortably, maybe 45 minutes or even 30…

Punggol Field

A Field Day at Punggol Field

What do you do if you are hit by the running bug and there isn’t a sports complex or running tracks nearby? Well, I found out that one can make do with very little, you can start jogging around the blocks or along the roads but I discovered a “tiny”…