7 Runs & Marathons in Singapore In 2017

Singapore Runs

Should keeping fit be one of your New Year’s resolutions, then this brief guide to the upcoming runs in Singapore would be perfect for you.

Several of these runs are for a good cause, which is ideal for those who pledged to do more for the society. Similarly, if you are running out of ideas to do in Singapore, why not gather your family and friends and register for a fun run?

From OSIM Sundown Marathon to 2XU Compression Run, here are 7 Runs & Marathons in Singapore In 2017. There are many different categories to choose from such as non-competitive and competitive. Some of these marathons have exciting prizes to be won too.

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9 Best Museums in London To Check Out – Most Of Them Offer Free Admission

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The capital of England is not just home to the best dining destinations but too boasts a fine selection of museums. Following the recent Brexit, travel gurus have declared the UK as a great travel bargain; its affordability has propelled London to become even more highly sought after than before.

From Victoria and Albert Museum, Grant Museum of Zoology to National Gallery London, here are The 9 Best Museums in London that all cultured travellers must check out. By the way, most of London’s major museums offer complimentary general admission. Now, you have no excuses to not make a special trip!

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7 Chinese New Year Traditions And Their Significance

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One of the most highly anticipated festivals for the Chinese has to be the annual Chinese New Year. Based on the lunar calendar, the festival falls on the first day of the first month which is unlike the international New Year, and it differs every year.

Chinese New Year is the time when families get together, and for foreigners who make use of this holiday to travel back to their hometown for a family reunion. An important aspect of this festivity is also its traditions which have been kept for many generations.

If you have always been curious about the significance of spring cleaning and why are we told by our parents to stay up past midnight on the Eve of Chinese New Year, let us share with you 7 Chinese New Year Traditions And Their Significance. READ ON

7 Best Day Trips From Seoul You Will Regret Not Visiting

Day Trips From Seoul

A trip to Seoul is always refreshing—for the soul, for the wardrobe and beauty cabinet, for the tummy. However, the city can get a little too bustling and crazy, so much so that it is overwhelming.

If shopping all day every day is not your thing, or even if you are just looking for a little more sightseeing outside of the city, day trips might just be what your itinerary needs.

Take a look at these 7 Most Fulfilling Day Trips From Seoul, and set off for an adventure that does not just involve facial masks and day-to-night retail therapy.

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72o Bistro & The Toys – New Heroes-Themed Restaurant At Holland Village

72o Toy & Bistro

72o Bistro & The Toys is the latest addition to Holland Village’s vibrant dining scene and the spacious restaurant specialises in North Indian and Western cuisine.

At this new Heroes-themed restaurant, you can look forward to a comprehensive menu, the best beer deals and an impressive collection of Marvel’s limited edition figurines—including a life-size iron man!

Most of the dishes on 72o Bistro & The Toys’ menu are priced below S$15 nett—there is no GST and service charge.

Quote ‘ladyironchef’ to enjoy 1-for-1 promotion on all main courses (during Sundays to Thursdays lunch and dinner) from now until 28 Feb 2016.

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7 Simple Ways To Survive Chinese New Year Feasting

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With Christmas barely over, many of us are still feeling guilty about the Christmas feasts we had indulged in. It certainly doesn’t help that the Chinese New Year festivities are starting slightly earlier this year, with it being held at the end of January.

The first few days are usually celebrated with an endless amount of sinful, yet delicious food and snacks. However, it is still possible to maintain your waistline without going on an extreme diet.

Here are 7 Simple Ways To Survive Chinese New Year Feasting.

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9 Health Benefits You Will Enjoy From Eating Wasabi

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Wasabi—you either love it or hate it. The popular Japanese condiment is usually eaten with sashimi and sushi, but in recent times, we are seeing wasabi as a flavour in several desserts and sweet treats; KitKat is one of them!

Maybe you do not like wasabi due to the spicy sensation (sort of) that shoots up your nostrils. Well, it does not give you that sweltering heat of a chilli padi, but it definitely makes your eyes well up.

It is easy to shun wasabi altogether at the dinner table, but perhaps these 9 Health Benefits You Will Enjoy From Eating Wasabi might change your mind the next time you see a dish of this Japanese speciality.

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10 Best Themed Cafes and Restaurants In Taipei

Taipei Themed CAfes

Taipei is renowned for their wide selection of night markets and interestingly themed cafes and restaurants which are pretty damn impressive. We have sieved out some Instagram-worthy destinations that you need to check out when in the popular Taiwanese city.

From Alice In Wonderland, Hello Kitty to Lego, here are 10 Best Themed Cafes and Restaurants In Taipei that you would definitely want to check out. We are not even exaggerating when we say people from all over the world flock to Taipei just to dine at these cafes!

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7 Free Things To Do In Penang

Free Things To Do In Penang

Penang is a food haven visited not just by the locals living in other parts of Malaysia but also tourists from abroad. Penang has seen a significant increase in tourists who make a special trip there just to indulge in delicious Penang street food.

But apart from eating, what else can you do there? In the past decade or so, the Malaysian government has been putting in extra effort to turn Penang into a place of interest with plenty of activities for everyone.

And if you are on a budget trip, here are 7 Free Things To Do In Penang. READ ON

10 Best Airbnb in Taipei Under S$101 Per Night

Taipei Airbnb

Why settle for overpriced and overly crammed hotel rooms when visiting Taipei? Airbnb offers you not just significantly cheaper accommodation and but also the rare opportunity of experiencing what it feels like to live like a local Taiwanese.

We have shortlisted 10 Best Airbnb in Taipei Under S$101 Per Night that will be suitable for your next vacation. A localised experience in a beautiful home at affordable prices? We are in.

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12 Restaurants In Singapore That Closed In 2016

Restaurants in Singapore Closed

It is a known fact that the food and beverage businesses in Singapore are extremely competitive, due to high rental fees, manpower shortage and other variances. As we see more restaurants and cafes popping up yearly, we also regretfully watch them shut their doors for good.

It takes more than just a brilliant idea and hard work to succeed in this tough industry, especially at times when the economy is not favourable. There are many challenges one will face when opening a new restaurant or cafe. 

Some of the restaurants on this list took us by surprise; while others, not so much. Here are 13 Food Establishments In Singapore We Bid Farewell To In 2016. READ ON

11 Christmas Promotions At CHIJMES – Where To Bring Your Date To For Christmas

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National monument CHIJMES is one of Singapore’s most beautiful landmarks. The historic complex was built in the 19th century and is most recognised for its neo-classic gothic architecture.

The former chapel is now home to a vast selection of dining destinations and this December, its various tenants are offering several exciting Christmas offers.

From Harry’s lavish Christmas Spread for four pax at S$78++ (usual price: S$110.80++), Carnivore’s complimentary glass of wine and free ice cream scoop during festive buffet dinners to The Single Casks’ generous 50% off selected labelled flights, here are 11 Irresistible Christmas Promotions At CHIJMES that you certainly do not want to miss out on.

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8 Beaches In Indonesia You Must Visit – Stunning Beaches & Breathtaking Coral Reefs

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Indonesia is a country made up of a collection of islands, each with its own unique features—scenic beaches, breathtaking volcanoes, gorgeous coral reefs and more. If you love the sun and the sea, Indonesia actually has a lot to offer.

It is little wonder that Indonesia is one of the most well-loved beach destinations in Asia. Take some time off your hectic life and daily routine, book a trip to an island in Indonesia and just kick back and unwind. You deserve it!

This list of 8 Beaches In Indonesia You Must Visit – Stunning Beaches, Breathtaking Coral Reefs & More will get you started.

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7 Reasons Why Iceland Should Be On The Top Of Your Bucket List

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One of the most magical places on Earth has to be Iceland. Its charm is like no other, with natural wonders in the form of both ice and fire elements from the volcanoes and ice glaciers.

Known for boasting the most beautiful landscapes, Iceland is mystical, alluring and wild. There is no knowing what you will find at every turn, for the place is a vast volcanic site home to endless geysers, ice caves, waterfalls, volcanoes and much more.

Its beauty has intrigued many travellers and explorers over the past decade, which means that the number of visitors has increased significantly. Despite so, Iceland still retains all of its magic till today.

And if you have been thinking of where you should go on your next holiday, here are 7 Reasons Why Iceland Should Be On The Top Of Your Bucket List. READ ON

8 Tips On How To Plan For Your First Solo Trip

Solo Travel

Those who have taken a solo trip often describe it as a life-changing experience that they will never forget. When you are alone, you get to discover not just new cultures and traditions but more about yourself too. You might find yourself picking up a new language or hobby that is not common in your home country.

Of course, things can be very different when you are out there alone without your family and friends to fall back on. It takes plenty of courage to blend into a completely new environment that you are not familiar with.

Going solo means that there are also many opportunities for things to go wrong but with some preparations done beforehand, you minimise the chances of getting into an unexpected and unnecessary predicament. If you have been thinking of planning a solo trip for yourself, here are 8 Tips For Planning Your First Solo Trip. READ ON

9 Best Places in Singapore To Countdown To 2017

Countdown Singapore

What are your plans this coming New Year’s Eve? Please do not tell us you are staying at home because you definitely should head out and paint the town red!

Singapore is a vibrant city filled with many exciting parties. Be it a beachside party or a countdown at the glitzy nightclub, there are many options for you.

From the world’s tallest alfresco bar 1-Altitude, one of the world’s best beach clubs Tanjong Beach Club to Pan Pacific Singapore’s Atrium Lounge, here are the 9 Best Places In Singapore To Countdown To 2017.

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