Valentine’s day 2022 – 5 activities to escape the crowd

Expat life
03 Feb 2022
4 mins read
Written by Team Instarem

Valentine’s day, the one day where you could feel love in the air, everywhere.


With the Omicron variant still hiding in the mix, it’s tough to head out and enjoy a good experience as a couple.


Looking for something off the beaten track? 


Here’s a series of activities you can consider if you’re looking to escape the crowd.


Location Price Location 
Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle From SGD48 onwards 85 Lor Tawas, Singapore 639823 
Goodman Ceramic Studio From SGD55 onwards 90 Goodman Rd, Block G & Block F entire block) Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore 439053 
3arts Pottery   From SGD83 onwards 394 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 428078 


Or you can take advantage of the deals on fave. Prices start from $30 for an hour session.


Most studios will give you an option to choose wheel throwing or hand building. Experienced teachers will be around to guide you as you mold your pottery.


Take note that there might be extra costs for glazing and firing.


And if there is one thing to complain about, it would be the merciless Singapore heat – most studios are outdoor.


Remember to drink up before your partner wheels you out to the doctors on a romantic date.

Nature walks

Love can sometimes make us fat.


If you find that you’ve been bingeing too much food during the festive season, here’s the chance for you to walk it off.


N Parks has a series of trails for you to consider. From Sembawang Park (30 minutes) to Woodlands Waterfront Park (45 minutes) to the treacherous Coast-to-Coast Trail (36 km), you will be able to find a trail that fits your stamina.


Looking for a trendy location? Consider HortPark and the Southern Ridges or the Sentosa walking trail.

Private movie viewing

Forget gold class movie tickets. Why share the space when you can have your own cozy spot? The option for private screening is currently offered by Cozy Place and Muvee Space.


Location Price Location 
Cozy place From SGD57 onwards 345 Geyland Road Pavillion, Square, 03-14 02-20, 389366 
Muvee Space From SGD78 onwards 61 Ubi Road 1, #01-16 Oxley Bizhub 1, Singapore 408727 


Login with your own Netflix, Disney Plus or even bring your own laptop along and you get a surround sound experience.


Or buy and set up a projector at home and Netflix in the comfort of your bed.

DIY Food kits

Valentine’s dinner at a restaurant can get costly. Impress your partner with your talent as a chef with DIY food kits.


Don’t worry about your lack of cooking experience. DIY food kits would have gotten laborious work (like chopping and marinating) out of the way. All you need to do is to dump everything into the pot as per instruction and fire it away.


Here are some DIY food kits to consider:


Name Price 
Prepped From SGD 7.80 
Homecookd From SGD 5.90 
Cookin1 From SGD 10.45 


Add some candles and flowers and you are all set to wow your partner.


Is hotel staycation too boring for you? Time to give glamping a shot.


Glamorous camping a.k.a Glamping is camping in resort style. Besides tents, beds and snacks, it also includes cushions, blankets, fairy lights and more.


Complete your experience with a barbeque,or opt for a package that includes food and drinks.


Do take note that if you’re glamping at the beach, you will need to get a permit from N Parks.


Prices start from $190 with Glamping Society.

Don’t forget about flower delivery

If your partner is into flowers, don’t forget to order your bouquet.


Here are some florists to consider:


Florist Price range 
Xpressflower From SGD 85 onwards 
Farm Florist From SGD 65 onwards 
Windflower Florist From SGD 89.90 onwards 
Floral Garage From SGD 19 onwards 
Bloombox From SGD 42 onwards 


Remember to order them early as some florists are offering early bird discounts.

Let amaze be a part of your Valentine’s Day

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Pair up any Mastercard bank cards with Instarem’s amaze card and you get to enjoy:


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  • Earn InstaPoints on FX spends and redeem them as cashback or discounts on overseas money transfers.


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Disclaimer: This article is intended for informational purposes only. All details are accurate at the time of publishing. Instarem has no affiliation or relationship with products or vendors mentioned.

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