12 Watering Holes in Singapore Perfect For Your TGIF Celebrations

TGIF Compilation We all know that feeling when you step into the office and immediately feel the desire for the day to end. Been there, done that.

So when Friday rolls around, you’re dying to meet your pals or gals for a good night out. Run-of-the-mill bars and pubs aren’t good enough and you want something a little more fun and a little more special to celebrate the end of a tiring week of work.

Here is a list of 12 Watering Holes Perfect For Your TGIF Celebrations. READ ON

11 Animal Cafes In Bangkok Where You Can Play With Meerkats, Corgis And Racoons

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Aside from scrumptious food, cheap massages and a plethora of fashion options, Bangkok is also well-loved for their slew of animal cafes. For those of you who love animals but can’t own one, these cafes are the perfect place for you to mingle with some to your heart’s content.

You can choose to have a chill time sipping some coffee while stroking a cat or enjoy a heart-racing play session with a bunch of hyperactive puppies. For the more adventurous, you can even get up and personal with exotic animals such as meerkats, racoons and wild cats. There is truly an animal cafe for everyone!

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12 Places In Singapore That Serve Eggcellent, Egg-straordinary Eggs Benedict

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The egg is a versatile ingredient and one that everybody loves. It can be cooked in so many different ways, be it scrambled, hard-boiled, poached, or even emulsified along with oil to form a sauce (hollandaise). There are so many different types of dishes to choose from and applications of which to use this wondrous ingredient, but today, we are going to cover the classic brunch dish—Eggs Benedict.

A classic Eggs Benedict consists of two halves of an English muffin, each topped with either ham or bacon, a poached egg and drizzled with hollandaise sauce. The recipe might seem easy to pull off, but only a fair few have managed to impress. Here is our list of 14 places in Singapore for eggs Benedict that are truly, egg-citing.

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11 Desserts That Can Help You Live Out Your Floral Fantasy

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In today’s day and age, we usher in new waves of social media and the rising trend of feeding both your eyes (or camera) and your palate. It’s not nearly enough that it tastes good but every plate now needs to be dressed to impress. So, what better way to do that than with desserts?

Whether you’re one with nature or you want to surprise a special someone with impressionably beautiful desserts, our list on 11 desserts that can help you live out your floral fantasy will certainly impress.

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36 Food Places In Bukit Timah Including Cafes, Dessert Places & Korean Restaurants

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Bukit Timah spans over a very large (or rather, long) stretch of road in the west side of Singapore, and is home to a great variety of restaurants and cafes. However, it can be tricky to venture to these eateries; navigating winding roads amidst islands of neighbourhoods without a car is not the easiest mission for those unfamiliar with the area.

Despite its meandering paths and general inaccessibility to public transport users, Bukit Timah is home to a hidden enclave of great cafes including the likes of perennial crowd-favourite, Atlas Coffeehouse, as well as amazing restaurants in the vicinity such as the restaurant-cum-marketplace, Greenwood Fish Market, and classy Italian restaurant, Ristorante da Valentino.

To aid your pilgrimage into the area, here is our guide to Bukit Timah’s Restaurants & Cafes. Clear your schedules, it’s time to satisfy your tummies! READ ON

Simpang Bedok Food Guide: A Cove of Cheap Eats & Hidden Gems in Singapore

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If you haven’t heard of Simpang Bedok or you’re an Eastie looking to (hopefully) discover some new in the area, we’re here to introduce some places you might fancy at this popular alcove of affordable eats and undiscovered hot spots!

Nearby Tanah Merah MRT station, this cosy corner in the East of Singapore has much to offer – from good ol’ Bak Chor Mee and halal Dim Sum to fancy Crab Meat Linguine and Wagyu Bowls, Simpang Bedok’s food options will keep you coming back for more!

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Johor Bahru In 48 Hours — 15 Tips On What To See, Eat And Do Across The Causeway

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It is no secret that our friendly neighbour just across the causeway has become our number one destination for a quick yet affordable getaway.

Johor Bahru is known for being a cafe-hopper’s paradise but aside from that, there are a plethora of other things to do. Instead of rushing a day trip just to be stuck in the causeway traffic at the end of the day, why not consider staying for a night or two? Not only are the things here cheaper because of the exchange rate, the city also has incredibly affordable accommodation!

From feasting on lok lok to feeling like a kid again at Legoland Malaysia, here is our Johor Bahru Guide on what to see, do and eat the next time you cross the causeway.

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12 Bizarre & Exotic Things That You Can (But Should Not) Eat In Wuhan And Other Parts Of China

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By now, you would probably have heard of the deadly Wuhan Coronavirus Infection that started off in China and has spread to multiple countries across the world.

The potential global epidemic has shone a light of reality on China’s livestock sector, revealing how a smorgasbord of exotic and sometimes endangered animals are being reared and killed for their meat. Examples of what you can find being sold at markets and restaurants in Wuhan and across China include Chinese Bamboo Rats, Snakes, Dogs, Hedgehogs and Peacocks.

It is believed, but not entirely confirmed, that the infection stemmed from the Huanan Wholesale Seafood Market in Wuhan, where a plethora of animal-based products are being sold in a clustered and unsanitary environment. This makes it the perfect breeding ground for all kinds of fatal diseases as well as dangerous pathogens.

The ongoing debate of the source of the virus has unearthed plenty of questionable choices of protein being consumed by the Chinese, which may to many, seem outrageous and almost inhumane. However, to the Chinese people in China, all these are completely normalised; just like how we view our pork and our beef as proper sources of food.

In light of the bizarre findings at the Wholesale Seafood Market in Wuhan, here are a few unusual things that you can eat in Wuhan and other parts of China.

A short disclaimer: we are aware that not all Chinese people enjoy indulging in the mentioned exotic dishes. Neither are we encouraging people to sample these dishes if they ever have the choice or if they ever visit China. The purpose of this article is merely to share our findings on some of the unconventional types of food eaten in China.

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