People seek different things when they travel, depending mostly on personality and the current situation that they are in. Some travel because they want to learn more about the culture and history of places they have not been to, others may want to go on an impromptu trip just to unwind from the pressures of work or school.
Whatever reasons they may be, it is important to be sufficiently prepared for your trips because no one wants to be stuck in a foreign land with no accommodation for the night or waste precious time researching on places to go only when you are there.
Therefore, it is important to find the right balance between a strict itinerary and going directly without a plan. No clue on how you should do that? Our guide on how to create the perfect travel itinerary will help you get started. READ ON
Many of us have a morning routine that we are used to doing on a daily basis. Need that cuppa to perk yourself up before heading out to work? How about dragging yourself to the gym before breakfast to get that workout done first thing in the morning?
If one of these scenarios sounds familiar to you, then it is time to break that habit. It is important to set aside time for breakfast to ensure that you have enough fuel to start your day right.
Here are 7 Things You Should Never Do On An Empty Stomach, because they may cause you discomfort and even health issues in the long run. READ ON
In this day and age, it’s hard to find anyone who hasn’t heard of dim sum. This popular Cantonese tea-time delight has seen immense popularity all over the world and truth be told, you could even find places selling them in the far reaches of Europe.
However, contrary to popular understanding, to the locals in Hong Kong, dim sum is more than just a tea time snack—it is ingrained as part of their lifestyle and more often than not, a meal that brings their family and loved ones together.
From enjoying dim sum at a boisterous cha chaan teng with the common folk or even at a prestigious Michelin-starred restaurant where the classic dim sum is given a shot of elegance and grandeur, here are 18 dim sum restaurants in Hong Kong you should definitely try.
The F&B industry holds a strong belief that forming good relations with butchers is important as it helps you to get the best deals and the best cuts. You also get to learn something new from time to time which is never a bad thing.
If you are a big fan of gourmet sausages, succulent grass-fed steaks or just better produce in general, then you should know that most supermarket goods never quite make the mark. Well, we have put together a list of the best gourmet butchers in Singapore where you can surely find meats as good as those from your favourite restaurants.
Whether you’re looking for a thick, gorgeously marbled filet mignon or a humble rump, here are 5 gourmet butchers in Singapore to get restaurant-standard meats. READ ON
A charming, beautiful dining spot that’s a surefire way to impress a date, POLLEN Terrace astounds with its lush botanical surroundings, stellar service and delicious French-Mediterranean food that presents itself in the most vibrant of colours.
POLLEN Terrace takes up a large space in the Flower Dome at Gardens By The Bay and you can get there by hopping onto a personalised buggy ride at the arrival plaza—how fun is that?!
All POLLEN’s guests are also given complimentary access to the flower dome so you really do get so much more out of your meal there!
More than just a religious holiday, Christmas is more often thought of as the season of giving and sharing. This is the period of time when people get together and make many fond memories together. For many Singaporeans, the best way to celebrate Christmas is to indulge in a Christmas dinner with their families and close friends.
However, the idea of hosting a Christmas dinner party sounds daunting—so many difficult recipes to master, having to set up the Christmas tree for the festive vibes and not forgetting all the planning that goes into it. Not everyone enjoys the process of planning for a party and we understand that.
Before you start giving up, we would just like to share some tips on how you can Plan To Host A Fuss-Free Christmas Dinner Party and still have lots of fun. READ ON
Fries are something that everybody loves. Period. Whether they are thin-cut, curly, shoestring-style or topped with decadent sauces as a poutine, these deep-fried spud sticks are something that’s impossible to hate—unless you’re allergic to potatoes.
McDonald’s may set the benchmark for French fries, but here are 14 places in Singapore that sell pretty solid fries—have fun indulging! READ ON
Bakeries in Singapore are a dime a dozen—ranging from traditional old-school confectioneries to established bakery chains such as BreadTalk and Four Leaves that have outlets all over Singapore.
At the same time, there is also a growing number of Muslim-friendly bakeries in Singapore that offer Halal-certified baked goods in the likes of bread, pastries and cakes. Yes, that means more choices for our Muslim friends!
To help you get started, take a look at our list of 7 Halal-Certified Bakeries In Singapore to score brownie points with your Makciks. READ ON