Time flies by way too quickly—it may feel like the December holidays were just over, but in reality, the March holidays are just around the corner! For parents, this means fretting over where to bring the kids to keep them entertained for a week and that in itself is no easy task.
It can be quite a chore to find activities that kids will gladly put down their electronic devices for, but don’t worry, we have you sorted with this list of 16 kid-friendly outdoor activities in Singapore that will keep your children away from their iPads and phones this March holiday.
We are still recovering from all the Chinese New Year festivities and trust us when we say that the withdrawal symptoms are real. Life seems a little dull without all the feasting, gambling and merrymaking with our friends and family and we feel the need to look for something to help us through the post-Chinese New Year blues
Thankfully, there are some exhilarating events lined up for the month of March that we are pretty damn excited about. From a number of concerts by popular bands such as Kodaline and Maroon 5 to pub crawls that you can drink away your sorrows at, here are 11 events to look forward to this March 2019.
New to the slew of cafes and eateries in Upper Thomson is Pho Viet, a humble Vietnamese eatery situated along the same stretch where Maneko Japanese Restaurant and One Man Coffee are located at.
They serve up anything from the classic pho to other lesser known Vietnamese dishes, mostly priced below S$10. Being literally the only Vietnamese joint in the whole stretch, we had pretty high expectations but did it meet them, surpass them or disappoint? Read on to find out.
There are two things that most Singaporeans can agree on: one, we love bubble tea and two, more often than not, we find ourselves too lazy to go out and get it whenever the cravings hit. This deadly combination does not go very well, Period.
There is, however, a remedy to this problem. We have here a list of bubble tea places that have delivery options so that instead of dragging yourself out to get it, the bubble tea comes to you.
Situated just a 25-minute drive away from Woodlands Checkpoint in the area of Taman Mount Austin, Urban Artisan Cafe is a dessert cafe that serves aesthetically-pleasing, colourful soft serves that will be a feast for both your stomach and your eyes.
If you’ve been dying to try AquaS, a popular dessert parlour originating from Sydney, but have never gotten the chance to, this cafe is a pretty darn good (and reasonably cheap) alternative to try. Boasting multiple outlets across Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru itself, Urban Artisan Cafe is best known for its gorgeous soft serve that tastes as good as it looks.
Here’s what you can expect in this gorgeous dessert cafe in Johor Bahru!
Saying that the Japanese love their ramen would be a complete understatement. Ramen is a staple food there and there is an abundance of ramen stores scattered all over Japan. While most of these places sell pretty good ramen, it is pretty hard to find a place that really knocks the ball out of the park.
In Japan, a place that sells good food can easily be recognised by the insane, snaking queues that can last for hours. One of the places in Tokyo that has some of the craziest queues is Fu-unji Ramen, a no-frills place that sells solid bowls of tsukemen ramen that is hard to beat.
All Singaporeans know that Johor Bahru is the place to go when you want a short escape from all things expensive in Singapore. Everything is cheaper there — shopping, massages, transport, and most importantly, food!
There are a plethora of well-known cafes near the causeway that many of us Singaporeans love to visit. Aside from that, however, there are a number of other fantastic eateries deeper within Johor that we feel you need to check out.
With that, here is our list of our 23 favourite cafes in Johor Bahru that you can refer to for your next day trip over the causeway.
If you’ve ever travelled to Europe, you’ll understand the joy that walking up to a pastry stand would entail. The aroma of freshly baked bread comes second to none and the endless varieties of brightly coloured tarts and pastries never fails to seduce the senses. Over at La’Farine located in JB’s Taman Mount Austin, you can experience just that with their many numerous French desserts and pastries.
For the love of Western pastries, local delicacies and everything in between, this is one place to visit to kickstart your JB day trip proper. For first-timers, Taman Mount Austin is just a short 15-minute drive from the checkpoint. We suggest hailing a cab or booking yourself a GRAB because it’s literally impossible to walk there. READ ON