otters crossing at The Gardens

Otter Watch in Singapore

Last Saturday afternoon, I attended the Parks Festival organised by the National Parks Board of Singapore. It was a 2-full day (Saturday and Sunday) event that started at 9am to 6pm at the Promenade of Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park 2.  There were exhibits, talks and workshops throughout the day. I was there specially to attend … Continue reading Otter Watch in Singapore

Namsan Park

Imagine Your Autumn in Seoul

I was in Seoul in early November two years ago, in time to witness the changing colour of the leaves and the changing of season. I was there for business and stayed at Grand Hyatt, Namsan at Yongsan district, right next to Namsan Park, the largest park in Seoul. Grand Hyatt is one of the … Continue reading Imagine Your Autumn in Seoul

Singapore Chinese Garden

Visiting Singapore Japanese Garden as a Local Tourist

After visiting the Chinese Garden, I crossed the bridge connecting to the Japanese Garden, continuing my Local Tourist experience. The Japanese Garden is a strolling garden showcasing a landscape style originating from the Muromachi and Momoyama periods of Japanese history. I explored the place, walked past the Guesthouse along Garyuchi pond.   After walking around for two … Continue reading Visiting Singapore Japanese Garden as a Local Tourist

Singapore Chinese Garden

Visiting Singapore Chinese Garden as a Local Tourist

On Sunday morning, I visited the Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden which are situated next to each other on two little islands connected via a bridge with both islands connected to the main island. The last I visited the Singapore Chinese Garden was when I was a little girl. On the way to the Chinese Garden, … Continue reading Visiting Singapore Chinese Garden as a Local Tourist

Sengkang Riverside Park

Morning Walk at Sengkang Riverside Park

I was greeted by the clear blue sky when I got up from bed, so we took a drive to the north eastern part of Singapore to explore Sengkang Riverside Park, my first visit to the Park.   Sengkang Riverside Park Sengkang Riverside Park is one of the four parks located on the North Eastern … Continue reading Morning Walk at Sengkang Riverside Park

Singapore Bishan 10 Otters

Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest (10 Otters)

This week’s photo challenge is Quest. A group of otter enthusiasts are in a quest of capturing the action of the Bishan 10 - an endearing name given to a family of ten otters who adopted Bishan Park, Singapore as their habitat. Following picture is taken by my friend, an otter enthusiast, at Bishan Park, … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest (10 Otters)

Namsan Park

Wordless Wednesday in Seoul

Sungei Buloh

Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest (Croc)

This week's photo challenge is Quest. Continue with our quest to sight a crocodile at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, we were excited that we managed to spot one.  The crocodile was resting lethargically on the shore with birds around it.  The egret walked past it gracefully and fearlessly. Pity that the photo quality is no … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest (Croc)

Otter

Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest (Otter)

This week's photo challenge is Quest. We were at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve in Singapore, in our quest to sight a crocodile or two, we had our close encounter with a pair of smooth skin otters. That was my first close encounter with the otters. The otters were barely 3 metres away from us.  Both are adult size … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest (Otter)