Even when you’re staying at home there are plenty of ways you can create a colourful and fun experience for yourself and your loved ones! We’ve compiled some ideas for you below:
Stay Home and Try A New Recipe
Looking for fun lunch & dinner ideas to try at home? We’ve collated some recipes by our chefs from Carousel here. Try them out and tag us with a picture of your creations on Instagram @royalplazaonscotts.
Stay Home and Explore
Free Virtual Singapore Museum Experiences
ArtScience Museum: Learn through educational activities, such as guided exhibition tours and workshops, and chill out with intimate, living room performances from musicians and performing artists on ArtScience Late. You can even go on a virtual tour of Future World (the exhibition created in collaboration in teamLab)!
National Gallery Singapore: Browse through over 8,000 works of art from Southeast Asia from paintings and sculptures to photos and videos, and a whimsical maze on the first floor with colourful drawings of animals, a magical forest and even a one-eyed tree.
Psst… if you’re planning a fun stay-in museum experience for the kids, National Gallery Singapore’s biennial children’s festival, Small Big Dreamers, is back with a digital twist! Get ready for some fun and interactive games and activities, and let the little ones unleash their inner artist!
National Museum of Singapore: Virtually explore 200 years of history dating back to the East Indies from the early 17th century to the Founding of Singapore.
Singapore Art Museum: Delve into the world of contemporary art and immerse yourself in previous exhibitions including the Singapore Biennale 2019.And join Tan Siuli, the Head of Collections and Senior Curator, for a virtual tour of the museum premiering on 12 June 2020.
Singapore Philatelic Museum: The museum may be closed for redevelopment, but you still can discover the atmospheric room online and peek into past exhibitions such as The Singapore Journey: 50 Years Through Stamps (Gallery 1 and Gallery 2), The Little Prince: Behind the Story and The League Against Evil: A DC Super Heroes Exhibition.
Stay Home and Read a Book
Buy Books Online
Amazon: If you’re looking for a wide range of books ranging from classics and best-sellers to cookbooks and teen fiction. Free standard delivery for orders above S$40.
Books Actually: #Supportlocal through literature with an array of books from local authors, poets and playwrights. Enjoy free standard delivery with the purchase of 4 books or more.
OpenTrolley: The largest Singapore-based online bookstore, OpenTrolley offers over 15 million books from local and international authors.
Kinokuniya: Book-lovers may remember Tokyo-based bookstore chain, Kinokuniya for their Singapore flagship store at Takashimaya S.C, but with their online store, you can now take care of your literary needs anytime, anywhere!
The Book Depository: Explore over 20 million titles through Europe’s leading online bookseller! Free standard delivery.
Score Free E-books and Audiobooks
Many Books: If you want to browse titles by self-published authors, from fantasy and romance to science fiction. If you want to support these individuals, some ebooks are also available from 0.99 USD onwards.
Novels77.com: Explore classics such as “To Kill A Mockingbird” and popular fiction novels such as Game of Thrones and Miss Peregrine’s. And if you like novels like these, you may also appreciate these similar sites: Novel80, Novel Free Read Online and Top Books 2019.
Open Library: Just like Wikipedia but one for online books where you can find popular fiction books such as Harry Potter, books from Roald Dahl, cookbooks, biographies and more.
LibriVox: If you’re one who likes to multitask, you now have the option of listening to an audiobook for free while you carry out other tasks! Librivox is run entirely by volunteers.