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Postby fatmouse76 » Sat, 10 Jul 2010 10:15 pm

Hii all my husband and I intend to do some sports together, well do some activities that will be more like bonding time for us both as have been too busy with the children and I felt that we were hardly having any time for ourselves.

Where in Singapore can we go for bowling or maybe do give me some ideas on what to do ...

Thanks all, I would appreciate only positive replies. :)

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Postby Splatted » Sat, 10 Jul 2010 10:17 pm

try Marina Square for bowling. (be prepared to wait, .. very long , esp weekends)

Also immediately next to the bowling alley you can enjoy a game of pool as well.

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Postby fatmouse76 » Sun, 11 Jul 2010 10:35 pm

Thanks... :) any other suggestions ?

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Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 12 Jul 2010 9:12 am

You can also bowl at East Coast Park. For amusement, consider Sentosa... the luge and the zipline are always fun. There are quite a few other activities as well... and the movie theme park.

You could catch the ferry to Batam (or Bintan) and spend a day at the pool or beach. You could also go up the east coast of Malaysia (under two hours) and do the same. Most of these places offer skiing, tubing, jet skis and the such.

You could head for a weekend in the Malaysia highlands near Ipoh and go rappelling, caving, and white water rafting.

Closer to home there is an ice skating rink.

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Postby durain » Mon, 12 Jul 2010 9:51 am

for serious bonding, how about the oriental express to bangkok (3 days and 2 nights)?

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Postby BigSis » Mon, 12 Jul 2010 3:22 pm

You could hire a tandem and wobble along the East Coast park together on it giggling!

For bowling I like the Kallang Leisure Park bowl, it's fairly quiet in the week - I'm not sure if they take bookings for the busier times, it'd be worth asking them.

The Ice rink is there also which isn't too bad but it does get busy.

How about joining a dragon boat team? It would be an activity with a lot of other people but you'd still be doing something together minus the children.

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Postby raden888 » Mon, 12 Jul 2010 3:32 pm

The best sportive activity happens between the sheets. Burns lots of calories and good for bonding too . Leave the kids at a daycare and check into a fancy hotel for the day. Okay, this is a more expensive option but beats going bowling :P

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Postby durain » Mon, 12 Jul 2010 3:45 pm

raden888 wrote:The best sportive activity happens between the sheets. Burns lots of calories and good for bonding too . Leave the kids at a daycare and check into a fancy hotel for the day. Okay, this is a more expensive option but beats going bowling :P


but 9 months later, they might be back to square one. :)

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Postby x9200 » Mon, 12 Jul 2010 8:02 pm

unitedworld wrote:I am looking forward.

As a form of spending your quality time or for fatmouse76 and her husband to conceive a baby?

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Postby durain » Mon, 12 Jul 2010 8:29 pm

unitedworld wrote:I am looking forward.


looking forward to the tic toc tic toc?

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Postby fatmouse76 » Mon, 12 Jul 2010 11:34 pm

hahhaha going to different hotels every week :wink: ..neh .. i prefer something else.. maybe thought of places to go Snorkelling.

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Postby JR8 » Tue, 13 Jul 2010 4:32 pm

Go to Tioman for snorkelling. Half hour flight each way = simple.

It is such a beautiful island, and a wonder that it remains unspoilt despite it's proximity to SG and KL.

I'm a diver so have been several times. Last time (May?) I took my missus. She is not a diver so we snorkelled... and on one session we saw sharks, barracuda, squid... plus all 'the usual'

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 14 Jul 2010 1:58 am

I note that mrskw does not mention tioman... haha... an example of how it is so unmentioned/unspoilt


ps forget the islands on the east coat, particularly Penang where the water is as brown as the river Thames.

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Postby x9200 » Wed, 14 Jul 2010 3:44 am

JR8 wrote:I note that mrskw does not mention tioman... haha... an example of how it is so unmentioned/unspoilt


ps forget the islands on the east coat, particularly Penang where the water is as brown as the river Thames.

I've never been to Penang because already from the web search it looked bad enough. As for the rest I agree with you - Tioman is the best. My 2nd one from the top is Koh PhiPhi together with Lombok-Gili Islands. Just returned from Redang. A bit disappointing.
Unfortunately Tioman is neither unmentioned nor unspoilt and I see clear changes between now and 2002 when I was there my first time. It is much more popular now.


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