Before this trip, I always associated Singapore with cleanliness, food, technology, and chewing gum. Being such a small technologically advanced city, I never thought I could associate it with nature and animals as well.
S.E.A. Aquarium houses over 100,000 marine animals and once held the title of world’s largest aquarium by total water volume with over 42.8 million liters! Not that I really know what that means but I guess it’s a lot.
Singapore is surprising. For such a small technologically developed country, it has many places where you can enjoy nature and animals. Jurong Bird Park is one of them.
Not only is Singapore Zoo a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awardee with a stellar 4.5 star rating, it also ranked 5th OVERALL on their list of the world’s 10 best zoos.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Singapore Botanic Gardens covers an area of 74 hectares and is home to multiple themed gardens, three lakes, and a tropical rain forest.
Presented over three courses — starters, mains, and dessert — Chef Malcolm Lee aims to give diners the experience of going to Grandma’s house and being served a thoughtful sequence of lovingly cooked food. It’s an interesting concept we thought, and one that says a lot about Peranakan culture.
It was hilarious to see ourselves in all the pictures. Hamming it up more and more with each exhibit, I felt like a kid again just letting go and having a blast.