Changi Airport Home spots

As part of SG50 celebrations, Changi Airport Home Spots showcased 50 icons around Terminal 1, 2 and 3!
Look out for your favourite Food, campaign icons, dragon playground, and even SAF mobilisation.
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Kids checking their Changi Airport Home Spots map to identify the next icon.
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At T3, we saw cardboard models of old Kallang Airport and Seletar airport.
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Love the creative Luggage Tags! Everyone can pen their wishes and greetings and hang them on the Merlion, Singapore Flyer or Airport Tower.
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We do not get many opportunities to wefie with Changi Aiport’s iconic Tower!
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Durians! This variant does not emit any odour fragrance! Very popular with locals and visitors alike.
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This is the actual size of the Durians, someone even place their baby on the durian pulp for some thorny backdrop!
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The most courteous boy and Lion.
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Posing with Singa 🙂
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Frankly speaking, this Green Soldier (Mob Man) flashing means we have to report to camp! Say bye bye to your happy weekends and partying. Our boys always complained that parents are strict and restrict their freedom. They will soon understand what is “2359” hee hee.
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Even the skytrains have been decorated with pretty motifs!
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Video : Do lookout for the decorations along Airport Boulevard too!

SG50 and Changi Airport Home Spots. Have Fun exploring and learning about Singapore and Changi Airport’s history. A pity the Chicken Rice, Satay, and Chili Crabs are hidden in the Transit sections 🙂
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The Home Spot map can be downloaded here. For the latest updates about Changi Airport, do follow them on Fanpage and Instagram.

Packing NDP Funpacks

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Salute to our very own Singa contingent. Whoever wish to donate or sponsor more Singas to us can reach us at our email address :p
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By now, most families should have received their NDP funpacks. Our Hip Hop brothers collected their own Funpack sometime back. We were fortunate enough to collect many Singas through collaboration with NDP related events (2015 NE3, Mobile Column, and NDP Funpacks packing)
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The usual contents in a NDP Funpack are flags, mineral water, and biscuits. The moody emoticons from the message-cards are unusual and limited edition! Pardon Boon Xin, as she has a habit of drawing 🙁 when she meant 🙂 ooops.
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It is a huge logistics undertaking to churn out and deliver 1.2million NDP funpacks across Singapore. Thanks to CSSCOM (Combat Service and Support Command), soldiers painstakingly ensure that every household can enjoy National Day Parade, even if they are not at the Padang.

Can you imagine how many weekends were burnt and the amount of efforts which went into the funpack project? Kudos to the team from CSSCOM!
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We had an opportunity to experience human-conveyor-belt at Kranji camp.
No automation, pure manpower, endless bags! No aircon.

The kids from SengkangBabies and Cheekiemonkies deserved a shoutout too!
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If you are tired, just take a rest. It is no joke for the kids to stand solid two hours without resting.
Super proud of the kids! They really give their best to ensure all Funpacks are properly packed. They even pack extra water for some Funpacks 🙂
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Video (Link): Kids were perspiring but no one wish to give up until our line reach quota of 1000!

Super energetic kids rub off each other’s positive vibes.
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Packing is made easier with the 姐姐s to accompany the kiddos. The charm is mutual 🙂
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I had to correct the kids when they were too cheeky tired and address 姐姐 as Aunties!
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The Nuffnang volunteers packed a total of 4000 Funpacks in under 2 hours, even the real Singa came out to congratulate us.
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We wished to thanks NDP Organising committee and Nuffnang for the Fun invite. We had an opportunity to experience first-hand all the hard work behind the scenes. It is all human connections, heart and perspiration to bring the goods (and hopefully smiles) across. Happy Birthday Singapore!

Do pop by Nuffnang Darye for more photos and stories. All our NDP 2015 events can be found under #NDP2015 (NE3, Mobile Column, NDP Funpacks).

ps.. All group photos above courtesy of Nuffnang’s Gillian 🙂

Images of Singapore Live review

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Images of Singapore brochure states “Experience 200 years of Singapore’s History”. We were taken on a tour of Singapore’s discovery and growth from Fishing village to Third world then First world.

Images of Singapore(revamped) is the latest attraction on the Sentosa island.
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Live actors and special effects vividly portray Singapore’s history from fishing village to thriving port. The actors make us run and scream (optional) through World War Two and 1965 Independence. As the actors tell a story, it is as if history has pop up infront of you.

Our short history from 1819 to 2015 is presented in 15 themes.

We listen to the early migrants, where our early forefathers sailed from China, India and South East Asia.

Forming their own ethnic and dialect enclaves, vices like opium, gambling and prostitution plagued the coolies (labourers). Most were illiterate, no Internet nor Gmail, a letter-writer helps workers to pen their messages to family back in their home province.

Remember the 红头巾 Samsui woman? These tough women work as hard as the guys at construction sites. Many chose not to marry so that they can have more savings.

Five Foot Way 五腳基, these are the small corridors outside the shop houses. In olden days, kids of all races will gather together to play. Some hawkers will be touting their food or selling their wares. Nostalgic settings.

Alas, good time did not last. Separation from Melaya throws Singapore’s future into the drain. How can a country without hinterland and natural resources survive?

I will not be a spoilsport and cover every section of Images of Singapore.
Ex-Presidents of Singapore Yusho bin Ishak (left) and Benjamin Sheares(Sheares Bridge got it?)

More old school images of Singapore.

Before Shaw GV multiplexes, this mobile cinema kept everyone entertained 🙂

I thought Images of Singapore might be more suitable for Primary school going kids. The younger ones might not understand the story flow. The 15 Immersive zones will take about 40 minutes to cover, allocate more time if you are a history buff.

Images of Singapore is located next to Madame Tussaud. Refer image below, combo pricing for both Images of Singapore and Madame Tussaud are available.
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More details about Images of Singapore can be found on their website.
Click to read our Fun Madame Tussaud review.