Monsoon season? Make the most of the snuggle weather (or find respite from the Singapore sun) with these indoor date ideas.
Science is why your partner’s scent smells so good to you. Create your own bespoke fragrance at Sifr Aromatics, a charming third-generation perfumery.
The friendly, knowledgable third-generation owner Johari (He’s taken classes in the French Riveria!) can help you create your perfect scent based on your preferences and favourite perfumes.
42 Arab St, Singapore 199741
NEXT: Go rock-climbing →
We were all born to monkey around – just look at the kids, they’re living proof.
Climb Central is the tallest indoor sport climbing space. The advanced safety system and climbing lanes of varying difficulties allow you to climb at your own pace. You and your partner can take turns climbing and belaying for each other!
#B1-01 Kallang Wave Mall, 1 Stadium Place, Singapore 397628
NEXT: Watch a film… but not at the cinema →
Not the conventional cinema you know, at least.
Check out these quirky places in Singapore to watch your favourite movies. The Projector, for one, is a hidden historic movie theatre where cult classics, independent films, and indie picks are screened regularly. Psst, there’s even a secret rooftop bar on the rooftop carpark round the back!
NEXT: Get snazzy with jazz →
Blu Jaz Cafe makes no effort to hide its lively ambience – the brightly-coloured two storey shophouse is as happening inside as it looks on the outside.
Dance the evening away to live jazz and blues music; they sometimes hold open mic nights, too.
11 Bali Lane, Kampong Glam, Singapore 189848
NEXT: Go star-gazing →
Fun fact: Singapore’s unique location next to the Equator opens up more vistas in the sky and allows us to view constellations in both the northern and southern celestial hemispheres.
The Observatory, Omni-Theatre building, Science Centre, 15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081
NEXT: Delve into the Future…World →
If you haven’t already visited, the ArtScience Museum‘s Future World exhibition is a dazzling immersive exhibition that explores how art and science has shaped society and life. Astrophysical and scientific phenomena like planets, gravitational waves, ecosystems, and more are portrayed in this artsy digital playground.
If this is the future, we’re certainly looking forward!
ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974
NEXT: Learn to appreciate coffee →
A.R.C Coffee – Academy, Roastery, and Cafe in one – is headed by John Ryan Ting, the man himself: the Singapore National Barista champion.
If you’re a caffeine addict, we’re right there with you. But creating rocket fuel for humans is an art in itself – check out the upcoming classes, from barista training to latte art lessons to coffee appreciation workshops, on their Facebook page.
29/31 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198477
NEXT: Or find “your” cafe →
Got a regular cafe in your neighborhood that you hit up every weekend? Change things up and discover new ones – check out these 10 secret cafes in Singapore’s HDB heartland estates. Or, find hidden gems in districts like Geylang (you know, not exactly known for their cafes).
Who knows, you might find your new favourite brunch spot!
NEXT: Vacay with a staycay →
If you’re going for a staycation, it’d better be one worth leaving the kids with the nanny for. I.e. it’d better be good.
Check out these heritage hotels in Singapore we’re loving. Rainy day? Not a problem – you’ll want to stay indoors anyway. To do what? We’ll leave that up to you. (Wink!)
NEXT: Enjoy a five-star spa experience →
Japanese-inspired Ikeda Spa allows you to customise your own spa package, from the range of face and body treatments (they even have a facial using nightingale droppings for the adventurous couples) right down to the spa music to suit your mood.
End off the experience in the couple hinoki onsen bath for a hot spring experience.
#05-22 Clarke Quay Central, 6 Eu Tong Sen St, Singapore 059817
NEXT: Stop and smell… the perfume →
By Pinky Chng, last updated October 2017
Like this? Read more things to do here.