COUNTRY: SINGAPORE

In pictures: The City of Fireworks

Singapore, the city of fireworks.  Each year, hundreds of thousands of Singaporeans flock to various high points and even book pricey suites just to witness the spectacular display of fireworks! Be it during National Day or a cultural festival, we arrive in herds, phones glued to our hands to enjoy…

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How To Order Kopi Like a Singaporean

Kopi ‘O’, kopi ‘c’, kopi peng. Ever ordered coffee from a Kopitiam and wondered, “What on earth do all of these even mean?” I’m pretty sure we’ve all been there at least once in our lives. Singapore’s kopi culture is a standing local tradition that will never be fazed. Not…

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Iconic childhood snacks in Singapore

Admittedly, we all grew up as snackers. Saving 50 cents out of our measly allowances could afford us small packets of snacks and a large amount of happiness. Images of famed foiled-wrapped candies, ice pops and teddy bear biscuits still linger in our memories, enveloping us in nostalgia every once…

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Singapore’s oldest

We may be young but we have might Many of us are used to the droves of tall buildings that pierce the night skies when we pass through the central business district. Growing up in a cosmopolitan Singapore means that many of us take for granted the sturdy buildings, cleanliness…

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8 Things To Do in Singapore for Adventure Seekers

One would think that there wouldn’t be anything to do in Singapore besides sightsee and feast on a wide variety of local cuisine. But that’s where you are wrong. In fact, Singapore also has its wild side. Here are 8 things to do in the Lion City for adventure seekers!…

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Singapore in Symmetry

A true urban jungle. A vibrant and buzzing metropolis. The Lion City. Located just off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula lies The Republic of Singapore. The true location of the city-state has always been a topic of debate. But contrary to popular belief, Singapore is not a part of…

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Singapore’s Hawker Culture

Step into a cacophony of yelling hawkers, loud conversations over ice kachang and spatulas scrapping against the bases of giant woks.      For those unused to the chaos, a hawker centre can come across as overwhelming. But for those of us who frequent these cheap eating areas on an…

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Epic Rail Journey

As of 10 July 2018, Singapore is still expected to have a high-speed railway (HSR) link to Kuala Lumpur in 2026. The buzz about it is that the direct journey will take a mere 90 minutes from Jurong East to Kuala Lumpur – it beats flying to get there, if…

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The International Champions Cup Is Back In Singapore!

The wait is almost over – the third instalment of the International Champions Club Singapore is only less than a month away! The 2019 International Champions Cup (ICC) Singapore will be back in town, featuring its strongest roster yet, including Premier League heavyweights Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, along with…

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What You Need to Know About Chendol

Photo by Banej   Tantalising and rejuvenating   After CNN listed the Singaporean version of the sweet, refreshing treat in their list of best 50 desserts worldwide, the much-loved iced refreshing became the subject of a viral social media debate. Some felt that Malaysia should have been credited instead, given…

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Singaporeans Can Now Use New Zealand’s Automated Immigration Facilities

From Feb 12, Singaporeans and New Zealand citizens can utilise the automated immigration facilities of either country. To use New Zealand’s eGate passport control, Singaporean passport holders must be above the age of 12, and possess an ePassport. eGates, New Zealand’s version of automated passport clearance, can be found at…

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Singapore: 4 Parties for Singles This Valentine’s Day

Alone this Valentine’s Day? Fret not, while a romantic candle-lit dinner may not be on the cards for you this year, celebrate your singlehood instead! Gather some of your closest pals and hit some of Singapore’s top parties especially for this day – you might be Cupid’s next target.  …

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