Sakura Blossom Bliss at Gardens by the Bay

White, Pink, Red, Yellow, these Sakura Blossom all look stunning 🙂
Gardens By The Bay’s latest campaign Blossom Bliss has brought Sakuras (樱花) to humid Singapore!

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Sakuras in Full Bloom, but do hurry as the flowers will wilt away by 24th Mar.
Blossom Bliss

No bad shots. Just aim in any direction, capture some bokeh effect and the Sakuras just pop! I would recommend morning Sun for the dreamy effect.

The bokeh effect, either front or back seems to pull us into the beautiful Sakura domain.

Go low and shoot skyward with the dome (and blue sky overhead) for that dreamy effect (sun rays). Personally, I would recommend viewing the Sakuras in the day rather than night.

Everyone is eager to snap a Sakura memory, it would be a challenge to avoid photo bombers 🙂

Take a Sakura shot with the Japanese style bridge or pavilion, or even cosplayer, it does add another dimension of “Feel”.

Gardens by The Bay’s (GBTB) Sakura Blossom Bliss is unique and sensational in an unique way because so many variety of Sakuras have been brought under one roof (I meant Dome). Although we cannot Hanami (picnic under the blooms), the picturesque landscape does make our hearts flutter and camera clicks.

This pink variety does looks a bit like Chrysanthemum.

I got one recommendation for GBTB, do introduce some man-made breeze, let the Sakura branches sway and petals fall. It would be such a romantic sight.

Even the buds look so pretty.

Do book your tickets online to avoid the crowds, and be prepared for long queues at carparks, and entry to Flower Dome. More updates about Sakura Blossom Bliss can be found on Gardens by the Bay (GBTB) Website, Facebook and Instagram.

Click to visit GBTB’s first season of Cherry Blossoms in 2016 here. We have uploaded more photos on our Fanpage album.

family portraits Flower dome

While you are exploring Gardens By The Bay, do capture some Dinosaurs with Children’s Festival’s Dye-Nosaur Gardens. Huge Dinosaurs are roaming on the grounds of Gardens by the Bay!

Chinese Lunar New Year blooms with Dahlia Dreams

Chinese Lunar New Year blooms at Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay.
From now till 20th Feb, “Dahlia Dreams” aim to dazzle.

We are dressed in our sporty outfit, hope we will continue to keep Fit and Healthy in 2017 🙂

Besides Dahlia (大丽花), you will see bright sunflowers too. We could not resist taking more family photos with the bright colorful backdrop.

Year of the Zodiac Chicken, with so many chicks roaming around the Flower Dome, and Boon Kang is a Chicken too 🙂

The pond with its reflections, and the delightful rows of Sunflowers.

Boon Wee OOTD infront of the center piece (Pavilion) at Flower bed.

Love all the bright coloured Chinese Lunar New Year blooms, festive vibes permeate the air!

Chicken (or Peacock?) and Lion Dance welcomes everyone to Gardens by the Bay.

More blooms and poses 🙂

“Dahlia Dreams” (大丽花之梦) awaits at Flower Dome, do look out for special Chinese New Year Spring Surprise activities too.
Chinese Lunar New Year blooms

“RISE OF THE GOLDEN PHOENIX” will be performing on the following dates 3-4 Feb (8pm) and 10-11 Feb (7pm) near SuperTree Grove. This huge LED Phoenix will try to fly into Singapore Book of Records!

Do pop by Gardens by the Bay website for the latest updates, and pop by our Flower experiences here. We are definitely ready to welcome Chinese Lunar New Year, how about you? 新年快乐!

Christmas Merry Medley at Flower Dome

[ Media Invite ]

Christmas is around the corner and Merry Medley aims to bring in the festive spirits. Last week, Flower Dome extended its opening hours for us and we literally had Flower Dome all to ourselves 🙂

Before our event, we walked around and were mesmerised by the Violet landscape across Super Tree Grove.
Crowd was gathered to wait for the next “Garden Rhapsody” performance.

I was fascinated with the details at “The Wonders of the World”. Especially Loch Ness, kids were asking whether the monster really exists 🙂

Our event started at 9pm, and the whole Flower Dome was empty! You would know how difficult it is to take a family photo without getting photo-bombed, but we suddenly had so much space to maneuver and kids even did a mannequin challenge with director Uncle Kelvin!

This is the view which greets you when you step into Flower Dome. A Snow globe with a ballerina. Look down and you will see a bigger snow globe, surrounded by Christmas trees and toy towers.

A bigger Snow Globe awaits at the Flower bed.

The lightings inside Flower Dome are glittering, we are ready to celebrate a White Christmas in Singapore
Christmas Merry Medley

Love love love the reflections off Flower Dome’s glass roof, really felt like gazing into the stars and galaxy. So mystical and surreal 🙂

Towers guarded by Nutcracker toy soldiers, I believed they would be just as illuminating in the day. So many folks were queuing to take selfies.

No matter from which angle, you can still get a splendid view.

Complete with angelic figurines too, Christmas is near 🙂

Whether they are playing hide and seek or crafting, everyone had a lot of fun.

Kids had fun diy their own doggy snow globe and mini snow men too 🙂

The theme for this year’s Flower Dome Christmas setup is “Merry Medley”, and campaign will run from 11 Nov to 05 Jan 2017. For the latest updates, head to GBTB website and Facebook. Our Gardens events are all documented here.

In addition, the popular “Christmas Wonderland” will be back for the third year, from 02 Dec to 01 Jan 2017. The Luminarie, Santa’s Cottage, Festive Market, Ice skating and regular snow will be available. To have better crowd control, we understand there will be a ticketed entrance (unlike previous editions). More details available at this link

* Do take note Christmas Wonderland tickets can only be purchased online
** Merry Medley is the event within Flower Dome and Christmas Wonderland around Super Tree Grove, Meadow etc

We would like to thanks Gardens by the Bay organisers for the invitation. It was fun to mingle with fellow blogger friends and families again. Read their “fun” outings here :
Life’s Tiny Miracles
A Million Little Echoes