The popular artisanal bakery and patisserie Lavender from Johor Bahru is finally crossing over the causeway to set up shop on our sunny little island. The opening is slated to be 17 April 2019 at Jewel Changi Airport.
Founded way back in 2000, they have come a long way since then and have expanded from a humble bakery to a cafe, bistro and restaurant business. They will be opening up just a bakery here in Singapore for the time being.
A city that hardly sleeps, Tokyo is among our top destinations around the world and is a place where amazing cuisine, culture and city life converge. Tokyo has literally everything for everybody from breathtaking sights and sounds of nature to bustling city life overflowing with mirth and energy.
It’s hard not fall in love with a place like Tokyo when it can offer you so much but we must admit that the city itself can prove to be rather daunting and the locals, intimidating if it’s your first time there. The Japanese people are very strict when it comes to the way they carry themselves and are also quick to judge those who aren’t—basically us tourists. And amidst the glamour of it all, Tokyo is also home to many dubious areas which tourists should definitely steer clear of.
To avoid receiving death stares, getting told off and unnecessary trouble, here are 10 things you should definitely take note of before travelling to Tokyo, Japan.
When one mentions waffles, the image that usually comes to mind is a plate of freshly made waffles drenched in saccharine maple syrup or topped with ice cream. But contrary to what you may think, waffles can also be enjoyed paired with savoury ingredients instead of always sweet ones.
Savoury waffles are not uncommon but they are not as readily available as their sugary counterparts. There are a number of places that serve up some pretty solid chicken waffles but don’t restrict yourselves to just that; some places even have some pretty interesting creations such as duck confit waffles, smoked salmon waffles and chicken waffles topped with kimchi!
If you’re someone who doesn’t have a sweet tooth and you’d like to have a savoury waffle for a change, we are here to help you suss out where you can find some of the best savoury waffles in Singapore. Here is our list of 10 places in Singapore to get savoury waffles.
When it comes to the king of fruits, it’s either you love it or you hate it. And to the ones who love it, there are several dessert options that take the pungent, creamy fruit to the next level.
As a soft serve, piped into a pastry, infused into local desserts or even into a cake, and so much more, durian’s application is basically boundless. If you’re as mad about durian desserts as we are, you’ll be thrilled to know that there is much more than just your average durian puff. Here is our guide on 16 durian desserts in Singapore.
Travelling is literally the only thing that you can spend money on that will never, ever be considered a waste of money. Travelling’s great and we make it a point to do so pretty often in a year. But a holiday can just as easily turn into a living hell if you aren’t careful.
We’re not saying that everyone out there is a crook looking to con you but it does help to be aware and prepared nonetheless. Travelling to a far-off destination soon? Here are 10 tips on how to avoid travel scams if you don’t want your vacation to turn into a living nightmare.
Jewel Changi Airport is slated to open in Singapore on 17 April and it’s 10 storeys high with over 300 retail and dining facilities to wow you. It a combo of a giant urban park with an enormous marketplace.
Gardens and attractions like their Rain Vortex, which is the world’s largest indoor waterfall, as well as their Forest Valley, which a five-storey high indoor garden, will be exciting to explore! Have fun at the largest Nike store in Southeast Asia and the first permanent Pokémon Centre outside of Japan too.
It does sound like you’re going to need fuel for all that. With a whopping 112 dining places, it’s clear to everyone that you can go crazy with choices! But before you lose yourself in the crowd that will swamp the newest entertainment spot in Singapore, here’s our list of places for nosh to scan through. They include famous brands like Shake Shack, A&W, and London’s famous Burger & Lobster.
Nestled among the many shophouses that pave the streets of Kampong Glam, Rich & Good Cake Shop stands as something of a confectionery institution in Singapore. They specialise in a variety of Swiss rolls that come in several flavours from chocolate, mango, green tea to blueberry and even durian.
The two flavours, however, responsible for their claim to fame are their Kaya Swiss roll and Durian Swiss roll. Perhaps it’s due to the sense of nostalgia that these classic flavours evoke, but one thing’s for sure, they taste mighty darnn good.
Nestled in the area of Taman Mount Austin, Ding Ding Ji Pai is an adorable cafe that specialises in Taiwanese food with solid mains such as Braised Pork Rice and Fried Chicken Cutlet, on top of numerous creative renditions of their signature winter melon milk tea—all costing no more than S$5 each.
Here’s why you should pay this eatery a visit on your next day trip to Johor Bahru!