by Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Saturday 7 April 2012

It’s a visual feast living in Singapore, where the country’s architectural landscape gets nipped and tucked all the time. So much so that my friend from abroad said on a recent trip here: “This seems like a place where people don’t belong.” That statement is especially true of the 101-hectare Gardens by the Bay which will open in June 2012. The conservatories and supertrees (a sort of vertical garden) already look like something right out of a science fiction flick. Here, the plants belong. We are merely spectators.