Movie ticket prices have been increasing in Singapore. While there are plenty of free streaming sites on the web (watch out, as some of them are shady), sometimes it’s nice to have that “movie going experience” and watch a film on a larger screen while being enveloped by the surround sound audio system. Since I don’t own a television, just about any theatre screen beats watching movies on my laptop. In Singapore, there are several places that offer free movie screenings that can make for a great night out with a date or with friends.
I haven’t really found a restaurant or venue with a special Valentine’s Day meal that is, what I would consider, value-conscious. It seems that most places just by virtue of adding the three words, “Valentine’s Day Special” double their prices while giving you maybe just slightly more than their usual offerings. But I have found several free events and activities, for those who want to do something other than (or in addition to) having a nice meal. Here are my top suggestions for free or inexpensive things to do on Valentine’s Day or during the following weekend. (more…)