New & Exciting Attractions You Should Visit

If you have time to explore and visit new and exciting attractions here in Singapore, you should go to the following places:

Flight Experience

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Flight Experience lies in 30 Raffles Avenue. If you are wondering what it feels like to be a pilot, Flight Experience will give you a realistic encounter. Flight Experience is equipped with a flight simulator that fully imitates a commercial airplane (Boeing 737-800), functioning avionics and realistic visuals. You will be amazed that this is approved by Boeing and accredited by Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

You can choose from flight packages and there’s more-you can bring passengers on your flight. The experience is not only exclusive for adults and pilot wannabes because children are also encouraged to fly. The experience will cost you S$175 to S$395. For more information, you can call them at (+65) 6339-2737.

Underwater World 

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Underwater World lies in Siloso Road. If you want to observe deep sea animals like sharks, rays, dolphins, octopus and other fishes, come to Underwater World. They are open daily from 10am to 7pm. Admission fee for an adult is S$25.90 and S$17.60 for children (3 to 12 years old). The admission is free for kids below 3 years old.

The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum

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The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum lies in Chinese Garden Road. The museum is the record holder of Guinness’ World Record for the biggest collection of living tortoises and turtles. In here, you will find more than fifty species of tortoises and turtles. They are open from 9am-6pm daily. Admission fee for adults is S$5 and S$3 for children and seniors.

Places or experiences mentioned above will assure you of world class entertainment. The moments are best if you are with the family, loved one or friends.

Pre-Schoolers in SG Participate in JOE

This year, the North East Community Development Council launched an environmental activity called JOE (Just One Earth). This activity seeks to educate over 1,200 pre-schoolers to be aware of their environment and hopes to give children basic knowledge about their surroundings. The activity involves games which aim to introduce the three R- reduce, reuse and recycle. At a young age, children will appreciate nature and how it is significant in our survival.

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But of course the learning begins in the house. Parents should do their best to inspire their kids to care for the environment especially now that it is slowly dwindling. Here are some things that you can consider to help your kids understand their environment:

Set an example. Everything you teach your children will not matter if you are not practicing it. It is crucial that you set an example-a good example. If you teach your kid about the three Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle), you should practice this waste management by heart.

Read to them. You should look for books that are easy to comprehend and read it to your kids. It is good if you introduce your kids to some issues so they will understand and appreciate the environment more.

Plant a tree or cultivate a garden. You should teach your kids that trees and other plants are vital part of the ecosystem. Plants help clean the air, prevent soil erosion and put off flooding. If there are planting events, ask your kid to join the activity. If you have a spacious backyard, gardening can increase the kid’s consciousness to the environment.

How to Survive a Fire

Recently, a fire consumed three warehouse units along Jurong Industrial estate. It took two hours of battling before it was contained. Containing and putting out any fire is hard, especially if it is in an industrial area.

When fire happens, it is important that you know what to do to slow its progress or escape it. Fires may come unexpectedly and it can take lives and leave injuries if you don’t know how to deal with it. Fires can be prevented if you follow fire safety precautions. Here’s a look:

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Install fire detection devices. You should make it a point to install smoke detectors or fire alarms. These devices, available for both home and office, gives an early warning of fire and its causes.

Use fire extinguishers. When you can see the flame, you should not panic. Look for fire extinguishers and use it. Fire extinguishers should be checked regularly. If you cannot contain the fire, prepare to flee or escape.

Manage the smoke. As much as possible, keep yourself from inhaling any smoke as this can suffocate you and jar your thinking. If the structure where you are is on fire, exit by crawling on your knees to minimize your exposure to smoke.

Know your way out. You should know every window and door in the house. If the door is consumed by fire, look for other exits like windows. Remember to avoid trapping yourself in rooms because it is almost impossible to escape.

Call for help. Once you’ve gotten out safely, call for help. Fire department should be summoned right away before other houses or properties are affected.

A Guide to Organizing Your Fridge Efficiently

We all have a refrigerator so that we can enjoy the things we want to eat for a long time. By cooling and slowing down chemical processes, our fridge extends the shelf life of our food. To make our fridges run more efficiently, we should clean and organize it. Organizing a fridge is not an exclusive thing because anyone can actually do it. Here’s a guide:

Clean the fridge. We should remove all the contents in the fridge and clean it. Cleaning the fridge is simple. We should remember to turn it off first, then wash the detachable things like shelves and drawers. Ice from the freezer should be removed as well. We can also clean the exterior of our fridge so the whole unit looks clean.

Classify your food. We should put everything in the table and classify it. We can start by sorting the condiments, meat, drinks, other solid food and leftover. If there are expired condiments, we should throw it away. Fruits and vegetables should be kept in the chiller. Anything that is starting to spoil or rot should also be thrown away immediately.

Time to arrange it. This is the hardest part because we will not know if the fridge will welcome everything we have but with the right organizing, it will store every food in the table. Compartments are for vegetables and fruits, while condiments are placed on the door shelves. Any kind of meat – pork, chicken and beef – as well as fish, should be put in separate containers, and then placed on the freezer. Drinks, leftovers, yogurt, cheese and other ready to eat foods should be arranged on the upper shelves of the fridge.

A Guide to Organizing the Luggage Efficiently

We are always advised to travel light but sometimes we feel that there are a lot of things we need to bring to ensure a smooth and trouble free travel-especially if we will be away for a long time. Bringing a lot of things is inconvenient. We don’t want to pay for excess kilos right?

We should learn the art of travelling light. Here’s a guide:

Pick the right bag

Picking the right bag these days is not that hard because it is readily available in the market. We should spend time looking for that perfect luggage bag. We should consider the size of the bag, the price of course and the available compartments. Some people go for style when choosing a luggage bag. However if you prefer backpacks, look for durable one.

Go through your list of things you should bring

Travelling light means a pair or two of your things. In your bed, spread all the things that you need to bring like pants, shorts, shirts, shoes, underwear, jackets, medicines, electronics, toiletries, travelling documents and the itinerary. It is helpful if you have a list so you will not miss something.

Start arranging them and do your best to fit everything

This is the challenging part because we should do our best to fit everything. If it will not fit, think of the importance of your things. The less significant should be discarded. You can laundry everything or buy new ones anyway. One tip is to roll the clothing. If you have another carry-on bag, better put the toiletries there (if they are not that heavy) so you will have more room for others. If you need to bring shoes, as long as it is clean, you can insert your socks and underwear in the holes.

One Week Vacay in Singapore

Planning to take a vacation leave from work and have a 7-day vacation in Singapore? That’s great to know! Make sure to visit these 7 popular places Singapore has to offer.

Monday: Grab some chilli crab

Chilli crab is an iconic dish in the Lion City. As a matter of fact, CNN Go listed chilli crab as one of the “World’s 50 Most Delicious Foods” in 2011. Visitors from other countries make a way to eat this “must try” food each time they come back to the country.

Tuesday: Chill at 1-Altitude

After grabbing some chilli crab, it’s time to refresh at highest al fresco bar in the world. 1-Altitude is at the topmost part of the tallest building in Singapore, which is why you shouldn’t miss this stellar experience.

Wednesday: Tour around Singapore Zoo and Night Safari

Be a kid even just for a day! Bring your camera with you and enjoy the company of various animals that are being taken care of at Singapore Zoo and Night Safari. Don’t miss out on animal extravaganzas too! The lovely animals are sure to entertain you.

Thursday: Appreciate nature at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is considered as Singapore’s un-concrete jungle. Here you can see lots of mangroves that provide a home for marine life, different species of birds, and a lot more. You can enjoy activities such as bird-watching and marine fish tours.

Friday: Go swimming at Marina Bay Sands SkyPark

Don’t miss to swim at the largest outdoor pool in the world, measuring 150 metres or three times longer than a swimming pool for the Olympics. This infinity pool gives the impression of a disappearing edge, providing a magnificent and breath-taking view of the city skyline.

Saturday: Experience nightlife in Clarke Quay

Saturday is usually the day of the week that partygoers flock to Clarke Quay—one of the most vibrant districts in Singapore at nightfall.  Your one-week vacation will never be complete if you don’t dine and party in the many restaurants and dance clubs that dot along the quay.

Sunday: Visit Sultan Mosque

Take on a simple educational tour at Singapore’s oldest mosque. There are tour guides in the area who are ready to assist visitors who want to take a look around. Be enriched about Islam in Singapore—its history and culture.