Holy smokes, is it already November? We, too, are flabbergasted by how quickly the year has gone by and for many, this would be the time when you would be using up that hard-earned leave to go for a quality trip overseas with your family or friends.
But for those of us who do not have any travel plans, chin up because there are plenty of activities and events in Singapore this November 2017 which will definitely add some cheer into your life. From sporting events such as the ISU1 Endurance Race Singapore to One Direction’s Harry Styles’ concert, there are countless ways for you to embrace the end of 2017 with open arms.
Here are 22 Events In Singapore In November 2017 To Celebrate Surviving 2017. Although it ain’t December yet, hang in there because your long year-end holiday is coming soon!
Hanami—the act of cherry blossom viewing—is an extremely popular activity in Japan that both locals and tourists enjoy during cherry blossom season every year. For a short week or two every year, sakura trees blossom and Japan is transformed into a visually arresting sea of pink.
Cherry blossoms usually come hand in hand with the beautiful historical sites of Japan. You can enjoy hanami at historical sites such as shrines and memorials or in one of Japan’s many parks. Take a stroll in the parks, or have a picnic under one of the many sakura trees; spring in Japan is an extremely wonderful time.
It is worth the travel to Japan just to experience this annual event. Today, we share the Cherry Blossom Forecast for 2018 and where you can view them at 10 of the most popular cities and spots in Japan.
The massive (and sudden) influx of Korean pop culture—or the ‘Korean wave’—decades back, left a very deep and lasting impact on Singapore. Both the old and the younger generations saw themselves giving in to the allure of all things South Korean.
The influence of the Korean wave sparked a change in many people’s lifestyle habits. More importantly, many people saw themselves becoming obsessed with Korean cuisine, judging from the increased number of Korean stalls opening in food courts and many Korean restaurants sprouting out all around the island.
But dining out at these restaurants can be pricey, which is why we are grateful for the existence of Korean supermarkets which allow us to recreate our favourite South Korean dishes at home.
Here are 7 Korean Supermarkets In Singapore that you can count on to provide you with all the Korean food items you will ever need.
Everton Park is often overlooked as it is surrounded by a couple of other bigger neighbourhoods such as Tanjong Pagar and Duxton Road. The whole vicinity in general, is well-known for a great cafe culture and some of the best bars in Singapore. It comes as no surprise that Everton Park will also be loaded with many great F&B establishments.
Dubbed as a ‘hipster’ neighbourhood, Everton Park houses some lesser known cafes and restaurants that really deserves more recognition. From great coffee to decadent desserts, if you have not ventured to Everton Park before, you might want to make a note to visit after reading about all the great food and drinks you can find here.
Surrounded by both new and old HDB flats and buildings, Everton Park has both a rustic charm and a modern edge to it. Here is our Ultimate Guide to Everton Park’s Restaurants & Cafes for your next cafe hopping adventure or meals! READ ON
Random cravings at ungodly hours is something that occurs more often than we’d like to admit.
And if you are on a date with bae, where should the both of you go to satisfy your hunger at unearthly hours of the night and so you do not have to part ways?
Whether you are craving for dim sum or Thai food, this list of 24-hour restaurants in Singapore will do the trick. And because sharing is caring, here are 24 24/7 Restaurants and Eateries in Singapore for dates so you & Bae don’t need to say bye.
The capital of Thailand is a favourite vacation destination amongst Southeast Asians jet-setters; it is especially popular for its fantabulous selection of Thai delicacies, exciting boozy parties, therapeutic Thai massages and affordable retail therapy. But thrill-seekers know better that if you look harder, the Land of Smiles is also a gateway to several adrenaline-pumping activities.
From riding the waves at Flow House Bangkok, swimming with sharks at Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World to scaling heights at Urban Playground Climbing, here are 7 Destinations In Bangkok, Thailand For Adrenaline Junkies.
To truly understand a city and its culture, one must take the time to appreciate and experience its food scene. With Seoul, it is no different and Myeong-dong is one of the best places to immerse yourself in some authentic and tasty Korean street food.
Besides being a good place to embark on your street food journey in Seoul, Myeong-dong is also filled with endless streets of cosmetic stores, clothing boutiques and plenty of great deals.
From perennial favourites such as the Hweori Gamja and Ddeokbokki, here are 20 Best Street Foods You Must Try When At Myeong-dong. Well, you can’t shop on an empty stomach, right?
Often overshadowed by other popular counterparts such as Dongdaemun and Namdaemun, Gwangjang Market is a popular market in Seoul that is truly deserving of a special mention. Established in 1905, Gwangjang Market is widely recognised as one of the oldest markets in Seoul.
While many parts of Seoul City has evolved to accommodate western influences and ideas from abroad, Gwangjang Market has retained all of its traditional Korean roots which makes it the best place to go if you want to experience authentic Korean street food and culture under one roof. Fans of Running Man might find Gwangjang Market very familiar (watch episode 186).
Not sure what you can expect there? Here’s What To See And Eat At Gwangjang Market. READ ON