5 Great Ways to Explore and Experience the Rich Peranakan Culture in Katong

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If you’ve never been to Katong in Singapore, perhaps it’s time to take a trip down to the well-known Peranakan enclave in the East. Contrary to popular belief, it has a lot more than just laksa.

Although Katong has now evolved into a more modern residential and commercial area, the district is still full of Peranakan influences which can be seen in its architecture as well as the food offerings available.

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6 Incredible Bookstores In London To Provide An Emotional Escape Within The Bustling English City

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Besides taking in the sights and sounds on your next trip to London, why not consider adjusting your itinerary a little to add a few trips to their local bookstores? As a well-known literary city, there’s no better way to experience this side of London then with a trip to some of their most eye-catching bookstores.

While one could always argue that this digital age no longer requires any sort of physical trip down, there is something alluring about stepping into an architectural chic bookstore, which provides you with a bespoke shopping experience that you can’t find online.

Here are 6 bookstores in London to love.

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Salt & Straw – Popular, Unique Delicious Handmade Ice-Cream to Enjoy at Downtown Disney

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Located at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California, Salt & Straw is a well-known ice cream brand that has been serving up scoop after scoop of delicious and uniquely-flavoured ice cream since 2011.

Set up by cousins Kim and Tyler Malek, Salt & Straw has since been included on lists of America’s best ice cream, and only rightfully so for their innovative flavours which uses main ingredients that have all been locally sourced.

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5 Galactic Treats To Try at Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

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Since Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge made its official opening in California’s Disneyland earlier in June, it has become one of our top destinations to visit.

Having been avid fans of Star Wars since we were young, it was hard to contain the excitement we felt as we made the journey from the entrance of Disneyland into Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Though Disneyland does have a way of ensuring you don’t get so jarringly thrown off when you enter into a different area of the park, it wasn’t hard to make out when you’ve actually stepped into the Star Wars Universe.

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Typhoon Cafe – Tasty Delights To Enjoy When You’re Craving Taiwanese Cuisine

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Located on the fourth floor of the added wing of Plaza Singapura sits Typhoon Cafe, a Taiwanese cafe that brings the taste of Taiwan to locals in Singapore. This casual and modern cafe offers up a comfortable way to enjoy Taiwan’s street-style food without the crowd and the heat.

Their extensive menu comprises a mix of both traditional and street-style foods as well as a variety of bubble teas, fruit teas and specially curated desserts which are Instagram-worthy.

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Doong Ji Korean Restaurant – Delicious and Authentic Korean Fare Hidden in Katong

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Nestled amongst the many food options available in the Katong-East Coast area of Singapore is Doong Ji – a cosy, authentic Korean restaurant that serves up a variety of dishes from the ever-popular Army Stew to more traditional ones such as the Kimchi Stew and Seafood Pancake.

Run by a Korean lady boss, Doong Ji was established in 2008 and has since become a favourite amongst local residents and tourists who stay in the vicinity. Doong Ji also has a weekday lunch promotion with a selection of dishes priced at only S$9.90+.

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