Australia is an incredible country which is not only widely recognised for its gorgeous natural beaches, iconic red sands of the Australian outback, beautiful wildlife but also its cosmopolitan cities as well.
As much as we enjoy immersing in the vibrant energy in sophisticated Sydney and artsy Melbourne, there are times when we just want to be away from the mayhem of the city life for somewhere more laid-back. For many Singaporeans, a trip away from the urban city is a necessity as it helps to reduce stress from the pressures of life.
If the idea of getting up close and personal with gorgeous wild animals and strolling down vineyards with a glass of wine in hand sounds appealing to you, Adelaide is where you need to be visiting next. The capital city in South Australia, Adelaide is an insanely rich region—both geographically and culturally speaking.
The wonderful weather, stunning natural landmarks and friendly locals combined with top-notch restaurants, cafes and farmers markets make Adelaide the ideal travel destination for a relaxing holiday. So if you are ready for an experience of a lifetime, read our tips on the top 10 things you have to do when you are in Adelaide. READ ON
When it comes to value-for-money buffets in Singapore, J65 at Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore is always among our top choices. Besides their competitive pricing, their themed buffet spreads are spectacular and the culinary team always has something new up their sleeves to keep things exciting.
Featuring five buffet themes in a week, J65 is one dining destination that you can visit multiple times without getting bored of the food; there is something different every night. J65′s nightly themed buffet dinners were such a hit last year and they are bringing it back this year with two new themes—‘Asian Seafood’ and ‘What The Fish’ on top of the current International, Lobster Rock & Roll, and Seafood Madness themes.
From local delights featuring the best of Singapore’s multi-ethnic cuisines to dishes inspired by flavours from abroad, J65 is an all-rounder where you are definitely able to find many star dishes that will capture your fancy.
From now until 30 Jun 2018, quote ‘ladyironchef’ upon making reservations to enjoy:
*Weekday Promotion: 1-for-1 (Monday to Thursday)
*Valid for first 100 confirmed reservations. Following reservations thereafter can enjoy 25% off on regular buffet price.
Monday International Seafood // S$85++ per person
Tuesday Asian Seafood // S$85++ per person
Wednesday Lobster Rock-n-Roll // S$115++ per person
Thursday What The Fish // S$85++ per person
Weekend Promotion: 25% off (Friday to Sunday)
Friday to Sunday Seafood Madness // S$75++ per person
The first 100 ladyironchef booking (min 2 pax) will also receive complimentary parking coupons at Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore—limited to one per couple.
Artbox Singapore garnered massive crowds and was a huge success last year. Hence, it is no surprise that this wildly-popular creative market from Bangkok will be returning this year and it will be almost 3 times bigger than last year’s edition to accommodate more people and vendors.
The event showcases local and Thai entrepreneurs dishing out creative and ‘hipster’ snacks and other knick-knacks such as designer bags and jewellery. Here’s what you should know about Artbox Singapore 2018.
Sangkaya is popular Malaysian coconut creamery with over 30 outlets in the country. Stepping into Sangkaya on a sunny day is like a breath of fresh and cool air. The café is nicely air-conditioned with a very comforting vibe. It is a nice retreat and break-stop if you are strolling around the area!
Presenting a diverse and interactive dining experience, Pan Pacific Singapore’s Edge remains, till this day, one of our all-time favourite weekend brunch spots in the city.
A multifaceted buffet restaurant that goes over the edge—in every sense of the word—with 7 interactive live food theatres, 16 food stations (at least) and one epic dessert spread, Edge constantly pushes the boundaries to what most people would envision as a ‘typical’ buffet and their revamped Theatrical Sunday Champagne Brunch is no exception.
Calling all brunch lovers, come 25 March 2018, gather your family and loved ones for a refreshed selection of gourmet items that are made better with unlimited Veuve Clicquot Champagne, an all-new botanical gin bar, a new food station and even live band performances that the whole family can enjoy.
Where do we begin? Whether its Peranakan, Chinese, Japanese, Northern Indian, Singaporean and/or delights from as far as the Pacific region, champagne brunch will be redefined at Edge. And just for our readers, we are giving you the opportunity to dine like royalty without breaking the bank that much.
From 25 March to 24 June 2018, simply quote ‘ladyironchef’ to enjoy a complimentary upgrade to unlimited Veuve Clicquot Rosé Champagne (usual price at S$208++ per diner) for diners who opt for the S$188++ unlimited Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label Champagne price, as well as a 10% discount on the S$128++ brunch price that includes unlimited fresh juices, soft drinks, coffee and tea.
Tokyo may be one of the most well-known cities in the world but did you know that it is part of a large region called ‘Kanto’? This densely populated piece of land comprises metropolis Tokyo, as well as other prefectures of Japan such as Gunma and Tochigi.
For us, a well-rounded Japan itinerary would look something like this—soaking in the bustling ambience of the city (hint: shopping), a touch of culture to learn more about the locals and their way of living, and the addition of sightseeing activities because we are in one of the most beautiful countries in the world, after all!
From the dazzling city lights in Tokyo to catching a glimpse of the magnificent Mount Fuji, going up close to wild monkeys bathing in an onsen and admiring the lovely pink and white plum blooms at Akima Bairin, go for a wild adventure around northern Kanto and even to the Shinshu region!
If you need some recommendations, here is our detailed 5D4N Kanto itinerary with 16 tips on what to see, do and eat there. READ ON
Meat and burger connoisseurs in Singapore are literally spoilt for choice because outstanding options are aplenty if you know just where to look. Whether it is beef, pulled pork, fried chicken or even portobello mushrooms you fancy, there is surely something to tickle your taste buds.
Here is our guide to the best burger joints in Singapore that all passionate meat lovers will appreciate. Think massive stacked burgers overflowing with meaty juices and oozing with melted cheese. Ignore the given utensils and get right in there with your bare hands—this is real-deal rustic dining at its best.
If you are not salivating right now, then you must be vegetarian.
Probably only known to those who stay in the west of Singapore, Pandan and Teban Gardens are two underrated neighbourhood districts in Jurong East. As secluded as these places may seem to the rest of Singapore, there are a couple of hidden gems in the area that are worth exploring.
Ranging from humble eateries and hawker stalls to restaurants and even a cosy ice cream parlour, Pandan Gardens and Teban Gardens offer a decent selection of food choices for residents of Jurong East and those who are working near the area.
Here are 9 Eateries And Restaurants To Check Out At Pandan & Teban Gardens. READ ON