Growing up in the 90s, local television was a treasure trove of great programs. From Under One Roof to Growing Up, our local programs were heartwarming, funny, engaging and relatable. And none more so, than Mr Kiasu. Local icon, Kiasu King, Singaporean citizen.
Besides having an Instagram handle, anybody who owns the latest iPhone, a film camera and VSCO is loosely deemed a "photographer" now. All you have to do is aim, shoot, edit and post right? Easy? Not quite.
Introducing, Leeu SG. With a logo of a lion's head that looks way better than LiHo's, this local artisanal ice cream is making waves across the nation for their iconic Merlion ice pop, The Icy Merlion. That's not all, there's also a durian ice cream, aptly named The "Esplanade" that's made to look like a durian.
Dish The Fish is a fishmongering business that began as a humble stall in Beo Crescent Market and has now expanded, with another outlet in West Coast Plaza, equipped with a kitchen and cooking studio for cooking demonstrations and sampling.
Dating is tough these days. If it's not a movie date, it's a dinner and shopping. While there's nothing wrong with that, sometimes having variety isn't a bad thing. Introducing Date Out! This brand new application curates a selection of date activities, unique experiences, and even gift ideas for couples!
If you grew up in Singapore as a 90's kid, then you'll remember how much fun we had in school even without phones and social media. We were born in a time where we got to witness the evolution of technology and the proliferation of the Internet - which is pretty damn cool, if you ask me.
General ticket sales have already gone live and tickets have sold out almost immediately. While there are no more tickets available at the moment, Unusual Entertainment has just announced that they will be adding 2 more shows to the JJ Lin 'Sanctuary' World Tour on 15 and 16 August 2018 as well!
Meet Jack. He's a 28 year old Spice Maker in Singapore. Anthony the Spice Maker is a hipster looking spice shop tucked away in Ang Mo Kio's wet market. At first glance, anyone would think it's a fancy stall selling tea leaves or coffee beans. Take a closer look and you'll realise that it's a shop selling spices.
On 28 and 29 July 2018, bring your ah gong and ah ma out to Chinatown for them to reminisce a little, and relive the good old days at the 50 Cents Fest 2018! This time, the 50 Cents Fest is throwing it back even further, taking visitors back to the golden era of the 1930s.
This 2-storey wonderland practically brings Japan to Singapore. They have (almost) everything you want, need and never knew you needed, like the insanely popular roasted sweet potato. If you love Don Don Donki as much as I do, then you'd be glad to know that they are opening a 2nd outlet at Tanjong Pagar!
Forget what Harry Potter house you belong in, or whether you're an Aries or Virgo. Kopi, however you drink it, tells a lot about your personality. There are plenty of ways that one can enjoy Kopi (some better than others of course), everyone has a special order that they swear by.
The McGriddles is now available in McDonald's outlets islandwide as well as McDelivery. Before you go "Eh but I thought you said 7 June!?", RELAX. It's a soft launch. The official launch date is still 7 June 2018. We ordered the McGriddles and got some McVictims to try. Here's what they had to say.
Our island country is no stranger to tourists and expats - which also means that we have no shortage of hotels, hostels and inns. Hidden away in a corner of Ann Siang Hill, a short walking distance from Maxwell Food Centre, is Tribe Theory Venture Hotel.
Singapore's public transport system is convenient and reliable. Places that aren't accessible by MRT are covered by bus services that visit even the quietest neighbourhoods. If you're coming to Singapore for the first time, there's an MRT station connected to the airport terminals to take you to the city centre.
From various divination methods to geomancy (also known as fengshui), Singapore has no shortage of local occult practices and quirks. Recently, I came across an intriguing little thing known as Aura Photography and I decided to try and get my aura read because why not?
Old Chang Kee has been around since 1956, way before Singapore was independent. It was operating as a small stall in a coffeeshop outside the former Rex Cinema along Mackenzie Road in 1986. Now, Old Chang Kee has opened its first flagship coffee house in the place where it all began.
For all my fellow bibliophiles, there's an international movement that's gone global and is now in 26 countries - The Book Fairies. The movement is now in Singapore. Books have been found in Changi Airport, The Singapore Zoo, and even the Peranakan Museum!
Singapore's a melting pot of cultures so there're plenty of options to choose from when it comes to food and places to try and visit. We've come up with a list of must-visit places in Singapore regardless of the length of your visit in Asia's Little Red Dot.
Home to 3 pristine beaches, Universal Studios Singapore theme park, 120 F&B dining options and more, Sentosa is the biggest must-visit tourist destination in Singapore. Bearing the title of the “State of Fun”, Sentosa also offers a whole bunch of unique sports experiences that can only be found within the island.
If you're in need of a good break but you don't want to burst your budget either, we have some ideas for where you and your partner, friends, or family can go for a holiday, right here in Singapore. Best part, they're all under $150!