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5 places to go this F1 weekend from Sept. 18 to 20, 2015 to enjoy the haze

5 places to go this F1 weekend from Sept. 18 to 20, 2015 to enjoy the haze

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Here is a list of places in Singapore where you get to enjoy the best of Indonesia.

1. City Hall


This place will be teeming with people wearing lanyards looking like they are enjoying themselves but are, in fact, soaking in the heat, haze and humidity. Mostly outdoors, there is nothing to stop you from sucking in the smoke and soot from the race and Indonesia. Double blessings.


2. Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands


People here will think they are living it up because they made it in life to come here. But the truth is, the people who really made it are in Monaco and own a home on Mauritius. But that doesn’t mean you can be stopped from enjoying the haze courtesy of Indonesia.


3. Clubs and bars: 1-Altitude, Ce La Vi, New Asia Bar and [email protected]


This place will see people dressed to the nines and wearing lanyards. And sucking in the haze. Non-smoking section? Does it matter?


4. Singapore Flyer


No one goes to the Singapore Flyer on normal days. So there is really no reason to go there this weekend.


5. Anywhere outside your home


This is to reduce the risk of bumping into anyone wearing a lanyard and walking around feeling like they have made it in life because they can afford to watch cars go round and round. But don’t let this hold you back from enjoying the haze if it is something you adore.










11 places in S’pore to avoid this Jubilee Weekend as it will be overcrowded & uncomfortable

11 places in S’pore to avoid this Jubilee Weekend as it will be overcrowded & uncomfortable

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Since hell is other people, here is a list of places in Singapore to avoid because it will be filled with hell.


1. Singapore Botanic Gardens

A three-day carnival, live concert and screening of National Day Parade would mean this place is terrible if you’re introverted.

When: The carnival is held from Aug 7 to Aug 9, from 10am to 5pm. The concert is held at 4pm on Friday and Sunday, and 5pm on Saturday.


2. Former Tanjong Pagar Railway Station

A carnival is taking place here with old school theme, which means this place is loaded to the brim with pretentious people.

When: The carnival starts from 9am to 6pm on Aug 9. After the carnival, a live screening of the National Day Parade will be shown until 9pm.


3. Singapore Sports Hub

Some sports-themed national day activities will see people engage in weird sports in the name of nation-building. Weirdos.

When: The carnival will be held on Aug 8 and 9, from 9am to 9pm. Local film Ah Boys To Men 3: Frogmen will be screened at the OCBC Square on Aug 8 from 7pm to 9pm. A live telecast of the National Day Parade will be shown from 5.25pm on Aug 9.


4. Bedok Reservoir music festival 100+50

100 bands making a din in the wilderness to scare the animals that would rather not have humans around.

When: Aug 7 to Aug 9, and Aug 14 to Aug 16.


5. Gardens By The Bay

Singaporean and PR seniors aged 60 and above get free entry to the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest while Singaporeans and PRs get 50 per cent off admission tickets. This place will be teeming with people because who in the right mind would usually pay money to see plants?

When: The music and light show is on from Aug 6 to Aug 10 at 7.45pm, 8.30pm, 9.15pm and 10pm.


6. Esplanade

A bunch of performances happening would mean people would believe they feel patriotic.

When: Aug 6 to Aug 10. The Esplanade Concert Hall open house will be held on Aug 8 at 1pm, 3pm, 6.15pm and 8.15pm.


7. Marina South

People standing around watching aeroplanes fly by. This means a lot of people walking and stopping and walking into other people.

When: Aug 7 to Aug 9 at noon each day.


8. Museums and heritage galleries

Free entry to exhibitions. Gawd.

When: Free admission starts on Aug 7 until Aug 10.


9. Jurong Bird Park, River Safari and Singapore Zoo

Animals will perform SG50 shows. Gawd.

When: From Aug 7 to Aug 10, visitors can witness the elephant’s flag-raising ceremony during the Elephants at Work and Play show at 11.30am and 3.30pm and sing-along to Amigo the parrot at the Jurong Bird Park’s High Flyers Show at 11am and 3pm.


10. Science Centre Singapore

Free entry. A massive place to blow air-con.

When: Opening hours are 10am to 8pm on Aug 7 and Aug 8; 10am to 5pm on Aug 9 and Aug 10. Check out Science Centre’s Facebook page for updated details about entry.


11. Siloso Beach, Sentosa

A 100m-long sand sculpture showing moments in Singapore’s history on display. Just an excuse to wear little clothes in public.

When: The sand sculpture will be displayed from Aug 7 to Aug 10. The Merlion Magic Lights will be held on 7.45pm, 8.15pm, 8.45pm, 9.15pm, 9.45pm and 10.15pm. Free entry to the Sentosa Merlion is on Aug 8, free cable car rides will be on Aug 10.