Shop for Books & Unique Gifts @ Books Actually
Visit Books Actually for a wide selection of books featuring local artists and writers. Don’t miss the gift section while you’re at it. Tucked away behind the counters, enter a quaint room filled with unique Singapore wares and travel back in time.
Sneak a peek into the lives of Yong Siak’s residents
Take a stroll through the charming neighbourhood and you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find some of the nostalgic elements it retains. Like this shoe repair unit here.
Be a kid all over again at the neighbourhood playground
Bet you don’t see playground like these back at home. Here you see a modern version of the neighbourhood playgrounds Singaporean grew up playing at. “Crocodile” was probably the game at playgrounds back in the 1990s.
Have a little fun here, we wouldn’t judge ;)
Rent a bicycle and explore the vicinity on wheels
These vintage looking bicycles are available for hire by the hour at Plain Vanilla Bakery. Tour the area in style and snap a few Instagram-worthy shots while you’re at it.
Recharge over coffee
You’ll find yourself spoilt for choices when it comes to good coffee at Yong Siak Street as it is lined with cafes at just about every corner. To name a few, there’s Open Door Policy, Flock Café and Poteato.
We had ours at Forty Hands!