Tucked away in a cosy corner in between One-North and Buono Vista is Portsdown Road. This picturesque place is hidden away from the rest of bustling Singapore, and here, time stands still.
The place makes you feel like you’ve been transported back in time to Singapore in the 1950s, where the streets used to be lined with beautiful, rustic colonial houses and the roads were narrow and windy. Besides these beautiful houses, there are quite a few places to explore if you’re looking for a little adventure and even a few age-old eateries that still bear the same-old rustic appeal.
Here, we have compiled a list of 5 of the few things you can do at Portsdown Road if you’re up for an adventure.
Amidst all the many street food heavens we stumbled upon during our trip to Vietnam, there were many intriguing cafes and eateries—ones that actually had proper service and air-conditioning—that truly impressed us. Mâm Bac was one such eatery.
Specialising in a variety of Vietnamese dishes from the classic pho, grilled meat dishes to some pretty exotic items as well, Mâm Bac is a 2-storey eatery in Ho Chi Minh’s District 1 that is worth visiting for a pleasant introduction to local flavours in a modern and comfortable setting.
The Bugis enclave has come a long way since its earlier, sleazier days. Now, things have smartened up for the place with the many slews of hipster cafes, shopping centres and even classy new hotel establishments such as Andaz Singapore.
While the area is evolving into a shopping paradise for both locals and tourists alike, one thing still remains unchanged—the food scene here is immense. Sussing out some of the best from the old to the new, from glitzy restaurants, cosy cafes and humble hole-in-the-walls, here is our list of 52 cafes and restaurants in Bugis.
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This golden bridge in Vietnam is the first of its kind in the world and it is leaving the world in awe. The Cau Vàng, which translates to ‘Golden Bridge’ in English, opened its doors to the public recently in June 2018.
Seemingly lifted by a colossal pair of hands, this bridge is perched on the slope of Vietnam’s mountains and sits over 3,000 feet above sea level, granting visitors the most breathtaking, panoramic vista of the beautiful country.
Situated within Ba Na Hills, the Golden Bridge is one of the many picturesque sights to marvel at. If you happen to be in Vietnam, you must make sure to save a day in your itinerary for this stunning destination!
Most Singaporeans are used to the idea of cat cafes—but when it comes to themed cafes, Singapore is not quite at Japan’s level yet.
Did you know that you can cuddle up to a stranger, play with an owl and even have vampires serving you in a cafe? Sounds crazy but these thematic cafes really do exist.
From Alice In Wonderland Cafes, Owl Cafes, Robot Restaurant to Penguin Cafes, here are 10 themed cafes in Japan that you should check out the next time you visit the country.
As foodies, our mantra has always been “Why settle for less, when you could settle for more?” And this is particularly so when it comes to our pick of dining restaurants and with regard to what we choose to fill our tummies with.
For those of you who have an insatiable hunger and passion for Mexican cuisine, your appetite shall not be in vain because we have curated a list of places where you can satisfy your cravings for tacos, enchiladas or even a good burrito.
Here are 20 Places With Authentic Mexican Food That We Need To Taco Bout. If you aren’t hungry yet, you will be at the end of this post.
As Singapore is a small country with a relatively short history, most would not expect this tiny island to have substantial heritage spots or many exciting stories to tell. Unfortunately, this is where Singapore has been misunderstood as a multitude of heritage trails are located all over the island and awaiting your exploring.
This weekend, instead of going about your regular weekend activities, show Singapore some love by embarking on one of its 16 heritage trails. It would definitely be worthwhile to get to know Singapore a little more and cultivate a deeper appreciation for how our tiny island came to be.
To help you get started on your journey, here are 16 Heritage Trails In Singapore That Every Singaporean Should Know.
Sunday brunches play a more significant role as compared to other ordinary meals—it’s bigger than breakfast, more enticing than lunch but more importantly, it falls on the day when quality time is supposed to be spent with family. There is really nothing not to love about a good Sunday brunch at a fancy buffet restaurant but what if you found out that it comes with unlimited pours of bubbly as well?
Indeed, Champagne brunches have become increasingly popular among families. The very idea of luxuriating over endless servings of gourmet fare and endless amounts of bubbly, wine or beer is truly something you’d imagine only royalty can experience—but oh on the contrary.
Yet another nail-biting week awaits you, so why not take this Sunday off to indulge and relax with your loved ones over some terrific food and wine? Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can sure get you close. Here is our guide to 14 best Champagne brunches in Singapore—you’re welcome!