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5 Quieter Parks for a Stroll Away from the Crowd

Our little red dot is not just a rojak of different cultures, but also different kinds of places. We’ve got high-rise apartments and towering buildings, colonial buildings and green lungs if you ever need to escape the noisy city life for a short while to recharge. Since we have to follow safety measures and keep our distance from others during this time, we’ve rounded up a list of quieter parks where you can hide away from the crowd! 1. Green Corridor Location: Near Old Bukit Timah Railway Station With lush vegetation growing on either of its sides, Green Corridor is an aptly named place. Although it’s still a work in progress, you can take a stroll along its trail for...

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IKEA to Open 3-Storey Small-Concept Store with Eatery in Jem

IKEA's first 'small-store concept' in Southeast Asia to open in Jem, Singapore in 2021! Just 6,500 square meters but with the full IKEA range available, including an eatery!  The Swedish furniture store, IKEA, is opening its 3rd outlet in Singapore at Jem by 2021. Spanning across 3-storey, the store will be "just" 6,500 square meters (compared to IKEA Tampines that spans 70,000 square metres).  While the outlet will not have a playground or warehouse, it will still have the full range of IKEA's products and also an eatery too!  Also Read: A Massive List of Family-Friendly Restaurants in Singapore.  Parents living in the West will no longer need to travel with the family to the Alexandria or Tampines outlet for Meatballs! ...

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7 Best Value Annual Family Memberships You Should Own in 2020

Annual passes oftentimes feel like they cost an arm and maybe a kidney but in a small country like Singapore with a little one, you are bound to visit certain attractions at least three times. Or ten times. And when you compare the cost of each individual trip to the annual pass, you’ll be wondering why you didn’t get an annual pass earlier. To help you save some dollars in the long run, we’ve compiled a list of 7 Annual Family Memberships with the most value.    1. Sentosa Island Photo credits Sentosa Membership: Islander Family MembershipFee: First-year: $50 | Subsequent years: $40/yearValid For: 1 main cardholder and up to 4 immediate family members The State of Fun does not joke...

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Best Restaurants for Mummies and Daddies to Wine & Dine | Oct 2019

We share restaurants we come across that's suitable for different occasions. For a party, a family meal, a date night or simply for you to try a new place - let us help you discover restaurants to excite your taste buds!  Quirky Flavored Steamed Bao Burgers Who: Bao Boy Where: 31 Hongkong Street Singapore 059670 Why: Hip eatery serving up classic comfort foods with an Asian flare. Don’t be misled by its name for Bao Boy is no ordinary steamed bao serving joint. Located near Clarke Quay, this small eatery serves up Asian-inspired sharing platters and burger baos, think crispy chicken sitting on a bed of shredded cabbage topped with crunchy cucumbers and cheese with a kick of ‘yuzu kosho’ sandwiched...

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31 Free Outdoor Playgrounds in the West of Singapore for Your Little Ones

  Running out of playgrounds for your little ones to run wild at is one thing you’ll probably never experience in Singapore. Our little red dot is dotted with playgrounds here, there and almost everywhere. Here’s a list of free outdoor playgrounds you’ll find in the West of Singapore! 1. Pavilion Park Playground Source: Playpoint Singapore Location Pavilion Park, 19 Pavilion Circle Singapore 658489 Operating hours Daily: 24 hrs 2. Beauty Garden Playground Source: Joe Phantom Location Beauty Garden, 20 Bukit Batok Street 32 Singapore 659400 Operating hours Daily: 24 hrs 3. Blk 104 Playground Location Blk 104 Bukit Batok Central Singapore 650104 Operating hours Daily: 24 hrs 4. Blk 180 Playground Source: Semec Enterprise Location 180 Bukit Batok West...

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