In the blink of an eye, 2018 is coming to an end and we are fast approaching the new year. For many of us, this is the period to go on holiday trips with family and friends for a respite from our fast-paced life and a #treatyoself getaway.
Unfortunately, getting a plane ticket to travel out of Singapore or even going on a road trip to neighbouring Malaysia may be a tad too much for our wallets to take. A popular tourist destination, our little red dot has no lack of boutique hotels ranging from the budget kinds to extravagant.
If you’re strapped for cash but looking for some good r&r, staycations are your next best thing. Here are 10 affordable hotels in Singapore with prices starting from as low S$133 per night for you to plan the ideal relaxing (and romantic) getaway.
Christmas Wonderland is back and it’s even bigger and better than last year’s!
The most magical time of the year is here again and we are super psyched for a month full of gatherings with our loved ones, sumptuous feasts, gift exchange and mesmerising Christmas decorations.
To make your Christmas even more complete, Christmas Wonderland at Gardens By The Bay will be back again for the fifth time running to give you all those enchanting feels before the actual Christmas day itself.
Happening from 30 November 2018 to 26 December 2018, the attraction is scheduled to open daily form 4pm to 11pm. This year, they’ve decided to take it up a notch with even bigger and more magnificent structures, a larger Santa’s Grotto as well as exciting performances by illusionist Rob Lake. To find out more on what to expect at Christmas Wonderland 2018, 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
Nowadays you’ve probably heard a lot about ModSin cuisine, though more often than not the novelty of fusion food is pretty much a thin disguise for more gimmicky quirks than actual delights. Fortunately, Uncle Kiisu in Novena Square 2 offers up an affordable yet impressive plethora of dishes that seeks to please all sorts of foodies.
This relatively new establishment serves up fusion food where West meets modern Asian cuisine. Aiming to challenge culinary norms, Uncle Kiisu displays its unique interpretations of food where diners are constantly wowed with creative combinations of Peranakan, Japanese and other local flavours.
To say no to something as decadent and as addictive as Nutella would be almost deemed a crime—in our books anyway.
Whether you choose to have it spread over toast in the morning, in a milkshake to pair with your burger or simply on its own using nought but the tip of your fingers, Nutella is something we all love. Singaporeans are huge fans of the stuff, and it’s evident in the number of ways it’s applied in desserts.
In need of some of a sinful treat laced with chocolatey, hazelnut goodness? Here is our list of 14 of the best Nutella desserts that you can find in Singapore. READ ON
Whether you’re an overworked salaryman or a university student crumbling from the stress of whatever impending deadline there is, there’s no denying that sometimes, we all need to relax and unwind. In order to fully celebrate the weekend’s arrival, or perhaps just to enjoy a midweek break, some of us just want to get smashed and forget our worries.
Yet, the price of alcohol here in Singapore might be off-putting to some (or most), and understandably we’d need to drink a lot of it. Who’s to say it’s a luxury exclusive for the rich though? There are plenty of bars and eateries hidden in different nooks and crannies offering some of the cheapest beer towers around, as long as you know where to look.
So to save you the trouble, we’ve sought out some of the cheapest Beer Towers in Singapore!
Dim sum normally refers to little steamer baskets with 3-4 bite-sized delicious morsels in it, but beyond the food itself, dim sum is also a culture in itself. Linked with yumcha, it’s normally the act of getting together with friends and family over breakfast or brunch.
Though it’s not so much a fine dining affair, here in Singapore dim sum has morphed into a casual, on-the-go munchie or a late-night supper option, so dining in a chalau might seem intimidating. Fear not, here are some basic dim sum etiquette to save you from receiving death stares from locals in Hong Kong.
Put all your weekend plans on hold because from 16 November to 18 November 2018, you need to head down to Singapore Turf Club @ Kranji for Let’s Go Jalan Jalan, an inter-generational food and music festival that marries amazing food and live music—all for a single weekend!
A food and music event of mega proportions—we’re looking at more than 130 booths dedicated to food and festival grub alone—this is one event you do not want to miss out on. There are also game stalls scattered all over the event space and even a go-kart. On the main stage, be swept off your feet to the sounds of local musical acts such as ORANGECOVE, Goose (Angus Sham) and local jazz maestro, Robert Fernando.
Suitable for both the young and young at heart who adore good music and better food, you are guaranteed to find a vast diversity of fun things to do here, so if you’re all out of ideas for plans for the family this weekend, you know where to go. Here’s a little insight into the things we saw, did and ate!