Bring the kids on a ridge-top hiking trail at the newly-opened Gallop Extension, Singapore Botanic Gardens Cheekie Monkies – Parents Article

Nature lovers are having it good. After the opening of Thomson Nature Park last week, a new green space opens today – the Gallop Extension at Singapore Botanic Gardens! An extension of the Tyersall-Gallop Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Gallop Extension will be the only location in Singapore where visitors can see a curated interpretation of various habitats that are representative of forests in the region.Occupying a total land area of 8 hectares, only two features of Gallop Extension…

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Downtown Dallas Ready for ‘Refuge of Shade’ In Soon-To-Open Pacific Plaza – Single Mum, Parents Article

The city of Dallas is ready to unveil a downtown park that has been a decade-and-a-half in the making. On October 14, the fences come down around Pacific Plaza, a 3.7-acre slice of green tucked into the shadow of One Dallas Center, touching Pacific Avenue as well as North St. Paul and North Harwood streets. The amenities downtown Dallasites can expect: lots of lawn, a playground-ish area (space for kids and adults a like, the architect envisions), and a large…

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Korea with (Smaller) Kids – Part I – Parents Article

Seoul is home to some of the most innovative ‘kids cafes’ in the world; if you’re looking to keep the kids occupied for a few hours while you relax, look no further. Here are some of the major ones.Kids CafesKids cafes are mini-theme parks for children, usually between the ages of 2 and 10. Usually located in mall settings, these are spectacularly themed playrooms, ranging from jungle themes to science and technology, some filled with ball pits or other inflatables,…

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