Little Escapes in Singapore
Story & Photos by Sherilyn Chong
Take a great escape to these scenic places to indulge yourself in a peaceful yet calming atmosphere and even learn more about the areas around them.
1. Catch the beautiful sunset/sunrise at the Central Business District
If you simply love watching the sun rising in the morning or setting at dawn, here’s the perfect place for you. At the Central Business District (CBD) areas such as Marina Bay, you will be able to catch the perfect sky with its beautiful breakouts of colour from the sun.
2. Head down to Clarke Quay and explore Singapore’s history
Take the heritage trail starting from Clark Quay and travel back in time to when Singapore first started out as an independent country. Enjoy the view of the Singapore River as boats filled with passengers pass by and the many bars and restaurants they have to offer!
3. Appreciate the various art that the Singapore Arts Museum has to offer
Take a break and head down to the Singapore Arts Museum and appreciate the many artworks that they have to offer! In fact, many of the pieces are based of Singaporeans themselves.
4. Hike a trail with your friends at Macritchie Reservoir
Do you want to escape to the forest and enjoy the fresh air of nature? Hike a trail at Macritchie Reservoir with your friends as you journey through the forest and even walk through the treetop bridge – the view will really amaze you!
5. Visit Gardens by the Bay and view the range of flora and fauna from all over the world
If you love nature especially plants and flowers, Gardens by the Bay has beautiful scenic conservatories for you to explore and learn more about! You can also take a look of breathtaking views from atop the bridges from the Supertree Grove!