Gym or Outdoors

It is always a dilemma for me when it comes to exercising. Outdoors or the gym? Hmmm… Benefits of Outdoors The feeling you get from jogging outdoors is so different from being cooped up in the gym. There are more things (and people of course) to watch but it is also the sense of freedom I truly enjoy. You can choose to change your normal route or path; and that can bring new surprises and spice up the workout 🙂 I am always extra cautious when running along roads though as I wear my iPod and that means I am Continue Reading

Singapore East Coast: park or beach?

Let’s get the fact straight, Singapore East Coast is more a park than a beach hangout – so don’t expect to see bikini-clad girls playing beach volleyball or semi-naked bodies baking in the sun.  🙂 Nope, sorry, none of that. If you are looking for a place to get that beautiful tan while sipping pina colada under the swaying coconut trees, then you are better off at the Siloso beach on Sentosa. The 1.85 square kilometre East Coast Park is a Singapore park that is actually built entirely on reclaimed land with a man-made beach. Yup! you heard us right, Continue Reading

Splash out at Bedok Reservoir

Well, though not exactly the Big Splash, Bedok Reservoir has its unique charms and offers ample space for the joggers and the more adventurous types. Bedok Reservoir Source: gaurav I like this place because I can finish one full round of the reservoir comfortably, maybe 45 minutes or even 30 minutes if I run fast, and take in the greenery along the way! Sometimes I can even catch fleeting birds and the occasional fish bobbing out of the waters while catching my breath. And the area is not too densely populated yet – with a new condominium development coming up Continue Reading