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What comes right after Chinese New Year? Yes, Valentine’s Day! Rejoice because you should have collected enough angbao money just in time to splurge on this fabulous occasion! Yipee! Ummm.. But if you are giving out angbao instead then.. hmm nvm la :P While The Chewys are not dating or love gurus, we would still like to share some ideas as to how to spend Valentine’s Day with The One this year! :D Please note that the following listed below are based on our personal tastes and preferences ;)
- Begin the Special Day with Brunch -
Nothing beats waking past noon together with your loved one and digging into some thick, fluffy blueberry pancakes the laid-back way at the charming and majestic Alkaff Mansion. Go for a stroll at Telok Blangah Hill Park after brunch!
If you wanna impress your date, take her to Au Chocolat at Marina Bay Sands. The eggs benedict smothered in dark chocolate infused hollandaise sauce are something unique. Remember to thank us if she happens to be a chocolate lover.
Not a fan or eggs or pancakes? The Lawn at Biopolis serves really great tasting salads with a wide range of delicious grilled meat. The location might be a bit off, but hey, The Star Vista is just opposite!
- Daytime Dating Activity –
If you belong to the group who thinks that everyday is Valentine’s Day and prefer to spend it in a relaxing way, grab a kite and head down to Marina Barrage! Remember to slather on some sunblock!
Your date doesn’t like the sun? Well, there are plenty of indoor activities! The S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa is certainly not to be missed! Be marvelled as the colorful fishes swim by~
There’s always a first time for everything. Make your Valentine’s Day a memorable one by doing an indoor skydiving at iFly Singapore together! It might only be a few seconds of excitement in the wind tunnel but the memories are yours to keep for a lifetime.
- Unwind with an Afternoon Tea –
Always remember, ladies love to be pampered. After a long day, take her to a cosy and dainty place such as Fullhouse Themed Restaurant. We’re sure that she will be thrilled for being treated like a princess.
Located at Mandarin Gallery, Arteastiq gives a unique high tea experience in Orchard like no other! The famous apple cake and orange cake are some of their must-try items besides their dessert teas.
Duxton Hill area at Tanjong Pagar has a number of eateries and cafes. If your lady has a sweet tooth, she is likely to say yes to the drunken Spanish sponge cake and churros at Sabio Tapas Bar & Restaurant. Oh, there are many bridal studios around the area. If you are ready to take your relationship to another level, you know what to do ;)
- Romantic Dinner for Two –
Try not to max out your stomach space during afternoon tea because this is where the important part comes. I’m sure you wanna make this really memorable for your special one right? One of our top picks for a romantic dinner for two is Backyard@Dempsey. You can totally be in a world of your own, surrounded by lush greenery around you. The atmosphere is casual and unpretentious so you and your date can really be yourselves and enjoy the moment! Toast to the occasion with a glass of Kronenbourg or two.
Oh yeah, it’s the Kronenbourg again. Haha. In our opinion, the more inaccessible the dinner place is for special occasions like this, the more brownie points you score. The Coastal Settlement is kinda secluded but the truffle mushroom fettuccine makes the trip worthwhile.
For exquisite Italian fare, Senso Ristorante & Bar is the place to go to. Don’t forget to open a bottle of wine and clink glasses! Psst.. Senso serves really awesome chocolate molten lava cake!
Stellar at 1-Altitude is bound to burn a hole in your pocket but it’s only a small price to pay to make your date feel on top of the world. Don’t forget to dress to impress.
Another very romantic dinner location is none other than KU DÉ TA at Marina Bay Sands. From the 57th floor, the beautiful view of the city will take anyone’s breath away. After dinner, adjourn to the KU DÉ TA club lounge and party the night away!
- Staycation in Singapore –
This is not a must but a staycation in Singapore is one of the most romantic thing that a guy can plan for a girl and vice versa. Grand Park Orchard is very ideal considering that it is located along Orchard Road. You have the option of catching a midnight movie at Cineleisure or borrowing a DVD from the hotel which means you can snuggle up to your partner under the sheets ;)
For a romantic staycation experience like no other, Wanderlust Hotel is our favorite pick. There are various themed rooms but we reckon that the Space room is the best.
Just relax, be yourselves and have fun. Hope this gives everyone an idea or two about how to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year! Connect with us at our Facebook page and feel free to ask us any questions! :D
Hope the long weekend had been a fantabulous one for all of you! Anybody took MC yesterday or even today? LOL. Ok jokes aside, I have decided to let this post jump queue because misterchewy planned a trip to Resorts World Sentosa S.E.A Aquarium on Christmas Eve for the both of us and I just want to share our experience with all of you! :D
We were kinda putting things to the very last minute and good thing misterchewy suggested visiting the world’s largest oceanarium! He booked 1 day passes at $29 per adult the day before but the queue to board the monorail was madness!
Well, good things are worth the wait right? Hahaha. Omgee we were so so so excited! :D I was totally looking forward to this because my last time being so close to marine life is at least two years ago, when I last dived at Krabi. Ok la this one is different but still quite close. I used to keep a dive blog! Haha stopped updating in 2009 :P My dream is to go scuba diving with misterchewy one day! I know he is reading this. :P
Yay! The Chewys’ Christmas Eve date at RWS S.E.A Aquarium begins! :))
Shipwreck! I wonder where did this come from? Don’t think they purposely sank a ship just for this..
This is totally cool stuff! Brings back fond memories of Underwater World too! :)
Ok I lazy liao. Shall let the photos do the talking :PPP
There was also a horseshoe crab in this tank which was totally cute. I was doing a half squat half kneel while taking photos when this little boy screamed, “HORSESHOE CRAB!” and he climbed and trampled over me. >_< Good thing he was really adorable so I didn't mind.
I learned through diving that we should not use flash photography when shooting seahorse!
Pretty interactive corner which I think kids will love. Look at the little boy next to me. He has a camera strapped to his forehead!
Not sure if it’s appropriate but we overheard this couple saying that they were hungry just by looking at this huge fish. -_-
The hubs said that this reminded him of a particular Pokemon. I think I know which but I don’t know its name.
Cute and bouncy looking jellyfish!
We were awestruck by the magnificent marine life before us! It was definitely a very spectacular display and many people just sat and camped in front of the viewing gallery.
Heh heh I was famished but not craving for any kinda fish in particular! Everyone was giving a $5 voucher because not all of the fishes had been transported to the S.E.A Aquarium so I’m guessing this voucher thingy will be temporary. I got a tuna and egg mayo focaccia sandwich and a bottle of green tea to satisfy my hunger! Not a fan of ham so I chose tuna :P
If you are feeling a little more extravagant, you can head to the Ocean Restaurant! They serve sustainable seafood :)
Continuing with the rest of our tour!
I have seen this moray eel a number of times when I went diving! Yes it’s quite scary and I have to control my buoyancy well so that I don’t crash into it. >_<
You may choose to have your photo taken at the entrance against a plain backdrop and collect (plus pay for) it at the end of the tour! There’s a standard template for the photos.
Souvenirs and soft toys for everyone! Nothing caught my eye. Maybe I’m really too old for this. LOL.
Heh heh. So what do you guys think? Worth the $29 per person or not? Somemore got $5 voucher. LOL. The Chewys had a pretty mind-blowing experience at Resorts World Sentosa S.E.A. Aquarium and we believe people of all ages will love it as much as we did! :) Not sure if I have the time or energy to do a summary of 2012 blog post so this could be our last post of the year! Happy New Year in advance! ;)
Hello my chewy friends! What do you do when have an entire day to spare? I’m sure many people, especially couples, find that weekends and public holidays are very precious because it’s a perfect time to spend quality time with your loved ones. I have to admit that sometimes, after a week of work, misterchewy and I are totally conked out and we spend a major part of our weekend lazing in bed. LOL. During the Hari Raya Puasa long weekend, we decided to take this opportunity to visit Bollywood Veggies which is nestled in the lush Kranji Countryside, in the northwest part of Singapore! :)
The ride to Bollywood Veggies took almost half an hour but it was an enjoyable one nevertheless. The scenic yet unfamiliar route made us wonder if we were still in Singapore! :P
Getting to Kranji Countryside is a teeny bit troublesome, but not to worry, here’s the Kranji Express Bus schedule if you decide to head there by public transport. We boarded the shuttle bus from Kranji MRT station at 12.45pm and it cost us $3 each for a two-way journey. You may alight and check out other places like Sungei Buloh, Gardenasia and Jurong Frog Farm along the way. Just flash your ticket! ;)
Bollywood Veggies grows a wide variety of vegetables, fruits and flowers, as well as uncommon medicinal trees and herbs. It is also the largest producer of organic bananas and papayas in Singapore! That’s something to be proud of.
You know, brunch is not all about eggs and pancakes. Since we had travelled all the way here, it was absolutely necessary for us to settle our brunch at Poison Ivy Bistro. The Poison Ivy Bistro is aptly named after farmpreneur Ivy Singh-Lim, a fiesty 63 year old who is not afraid to say what’s on her mind. Expect only healthy meals with the freshest farm produce at Poison Ivy Bistro. There is no MSG and very little salt is used. If you prefer more salt, just ask for the ‘poison’. Oh, do note that payment is to be made by cash only.
I had the Lemongrass Tea ($2) which was kinda refreshing to drink to beat the sweltering heat.
Another recommended alternative would be the Aloe Vera ($3),
We shared three servings of Brown Rice between ourselves. On average, the starters and mains are priced at $4 and $6 respectively.
I suggested ordering the Bolly Banana Curry because banana and curry sounded like a pretty interesting combination! This dish wasn’t very spicy and the texture of the banana was akin to that of boiled potatoes. Do you know that Bollywood Veggies’ key offering is bananas? Their bananas are legendary and there are over 20 different types! You must try their bananas when you go there!
Of the two curry mains, I very much prefer the Warrior’s Chicken Curry which does not contain coconut milk. The curry is thick and well-flavored with a variety of spices, while the chicken is cooked till tender. In general, I found that this was suitably spicy and would appeal to most people.
As the saying goes, ‘never judge a book by its cover’. The same can be said for the Otah Omelette. This might look like an ordinary piece of omelette with a slab of otah but there’s more than meets the eye. Generous chunks of fish meat could be found in the otah and the egg omelette was extremely lemak!
After a satisfying meal, we had to walk off the calories and we did so by exploring the grounds of Bollywood Veggies. Hope you guys enjoy looking at the rest of the photos, as much as we did taking them! :)
Bollywood Veggies is such an unusual venue for dating couples and families with children! Want a break from the usual eating and movies routine? Make a date with your loved ones at Bollywood Veggies! Wishing everyone a productive week ahead and don’t forget to join us on Facebook for on-the-go updates! :)
100 Neo Tiew Road,
Singapore 719026 (Kranji)
Tel: 6898 5001
Wed to Sun & Public Holidays
9am – 6.30pm
(Closed on Mon & Tue except on PH)