5 things you never thought you could do in Singapore–You’d expect your usual things out of a bustling city like Singapore such as shopping, partying and sightseeing. Singapore is affectionately known for its food and notoriously known for its hot weather. So if you’ve exhausted yourself from the regular activities to do in Singapore, here are 5 things that’ll liven up your time in Singapore.
1. Uncover hidden treasures at the local flea markets.
Ann Siang Hill
Known for high fashion brands that line the streets of Orchard road, you’d be pleasantly surprised to find that Singapore has a blooming flea market scene. There are weekend flea markets where you can find discover uncommon trinkets and pre-loved items, held at Chinatown and Woodlands. Active barter and folks trying to
For more artisanal and hipster products, there is MAAD Market at the Red Dot Museum and the Sunday Artist Market at Ann Siang Hill.
Between Chinatown Complex and Block 4 Sago Lane
Woodlands Recreation Centre
MAAD Market, every first weekend of the month, at the Red Dot Museum.
Sunday Artist Market, every other Sunday of the month, at Ann Siang Hill.
2. Levitate with a water jet-pack at Sentosa.
With Sentosa, the general perception is beaches, Universal Studios Singapore and other touristy activities like Adventure Cove. Sentosa hosts a bunch of water sports including a water jetpack that packs enough punch that it’ll feel like you’re defying gravity. Alongside other water sports like wake-boarding and paddle-boarding, it makes for a perfect activity for a day at the beach.
46 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore
3. Catch a movie in a vintage cinema.
Watch an indie film or a classic at the Projector, a restored cinema. Previously named the Golden Theater, this independent film joint is still fitted with old, folded seats named after patrons who’ve endorsed the place, giving a great movie cinema setting right from the 70s.
You can get tickets online or at the doors, and they’ve got a great snack bar called the Intermission Bar, and it’s stocked with beer, snacks, and coffee to complete your 70s movie experience.
The Projector, 6001 Beach Road, Golden Mile Tower, #05-00, Singapore 199589
4. Suspend mid-air with Aerial yoga.
Get tangled for the ultimate stretch with silk hammock wings in an Aerial yoga class. You get to stretch to a limit you’ve never thought possible, all while having fun swinging on the hammocks. Experience something like never before, while being comfy in your yoga tights.
Upside Motion, 36 Armenian Street #02-03, Singapore 179934
321 Orchard Road #04-05, Orchard Shopping Centre, Singapore 238866
6A Shenton Way B1-01/02, OUE Downtown, Singapore 068815
3 Temasek Boulevard, #02-462-466, Suntec City Mall. Singapore 038983
1 Gateway Drive, #26-01, Singapore 608531
1 Marine Parade Central, Parkway Centre, #13-09, Singapore 449408
Note: You may be required to bring your own yoga mat.
5. Craft your very own signature scent.
Brew yourself a personalized scent or a perfect fragrance for someone you love. Learn and have fun with the different ingredients create the different levels and bodies of an aroma. There are even couple and group workshops to attend and have fun together.
Jetaime Perfumery, 90 Goodman Road Goodman Arts Centre | Good Man Art Center Block O, #01-57, Singapore 439053, Singapore
Oola-Lab, Delta House #02-04, 2 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159919
Sifr Aromatics, 42 Arab Street, Singapore 199741
Sanchez Barry writes for Expat Life at MetroResidences, a serviced apartment booking platform in Singapore. He’s a coffee junkie that can’t get past a day without his daily cup of joe. Or 3.