Uncovering Singapore's Hidden Gems   You may have seen one of those road trip movies where a bunch of friends go travelling around and have the time of their lives. You probably wish you could do the same in Singapore. In this list, we show you that you can. We've scoured Singapore for 14 amazing places that have one thing in common - they are a pain in the butt to get to. But out of all those pain in the butt places, these are the ones that are actually worth travelling to. They also make for interesting road trips where...
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20 Best Halal Restaurants in Singapore   It's not that difficult to find a Halal restaurant in Singapore. We're surrounded by Halal outlets at almost every nook and cranny of Singapore but it certainly was difficult trying to figure out which restaurants would make it into our list of 20 Best Halal Restaurants in Singapore. This list of restaurants has got me drooling just thinking about them. So beware! If you've not had your lunch or dinner, reading this article might just make your stomach pangs worse. With that said, you can always visit these restaurants to satisfy your hunger.  ...
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The Digital Age   Our world today is completely digitised. People are switching books for iBooks, magazines for iPads and journals for blogs. Print media is reporting declining revenue and this trend will only continue as the years go by. In the past, we might have seen books up people's noses on trains or buses. Now, we see everyone engrossed in their various devices instead, whether it's an smartphone or an iPad. The internet is not controlled by a monopoly like our print media counterparts, and this has allowed people to gravitate towards what they find most interesting, on an even...
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What makes us Malaysian?   Ever wondered what makes us Malaysians stand out from the rest of the world? What makes us so unique? Maybe because we have so many little holidays in a year. You've probably seen "Cuti-cuti Malaysia" commercials on your television or came across the "Malaysia Boleh" slogan and that's how you came to know about our little country. Actually, I believe it is our habits and actions, be it good or bad (or silly). Here are some significant habits that really defines us Malaysians.   1. Yellow means speed up   I'm pretty sure we all acknowledge that yellow...
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Olivia Ong at The Right Note Campaign this World Voice Day   Famous local songbird Olivia Ong thinks that having a healthy voice is extremely important but often neglected, especially for singers who depend on their voices for a living: "As a singer, one of the scariest things that can happen is to lose your voice." Olivia Ong recently appeared at Strepsil's official launch of the Right Note campaign, in support of World Voice Day.   About World Voice Day and the Right Note Campaign   Although largely celebrated in other parts of the world, World Voice Day is considered unknown...
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Earn yourself some Free Ice Cream   Poly students, it's time to rejoice. Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day has just passed, but the streak of getting free ice cream doesn't end here. Carousell, Singapore's favourite marketplace app, will be bringing Free Ice Cream Day to you - if you fight hard enough. There is enough ice cream for only one school, so you have to emerge victorious against the other 4 polytechnics in the Ice Cream Wars that begins on 21 April 2014.   How do you win?   Well, first, you've got to get as many people as possible...
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Recipes for Cheese Lovers   If you're like me and enjoy grocery shopping even though your pantry's already fully stocked, chances are you would have seen Perfect Italiano's range of cheeses in the supermarkets. Personally I prefer cheeses with milder tastes, especially those hot, toasty and melted ones fresh from the oven. I love the versatility of cheeses which have the potential to amp up any dish. In this recipe guide I'll show you two super simple cheese dishes anyone can attempt. We hope these recipes will be helpful even for our readers who have not baked before! Go get your...
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Land of the Rising Sun, in Singapore   Source: ©JNTO - 'Kimono Festival' in Tokamachi in Niigata Prefecture Every year, we plan trips to Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto or Hokkaido, and dream of immersing ourselves in Japanese culture and festivities in the midst of blooming cherry blossoms or pristine white snow-capped mountains. Little do we know, we can actually experience some of Japan right here in Singapore. I'm not simply talking about having a meal over some sushi, sashimi or sake. I'm talking about celebrating traditional cultural events and festivals such as Oshogatsu (Japan New Year, 1 Jan), Hinamatsuri (Doll Festival, 3 Feb),...
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About Hot Tomato   When Hot Tomato first started, many locals were pleasantly surprised as they offered a unique concept not found anywhere else in Singapore. People love steak and pasta. So why not have the best of both worlds and have them together? And with a super low price of $9.50 NETT students can get a side of pasta, a main steak and an endless supply of beverage. Even without this student deal, the menu is still wallet friendly and that's why we've included Hot Tomato in our list of 18 most delicious meals in Singapore under $15.   Here's...
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15 Singaporean Fashionistas To Follow on Instagram   Instagram is my ultimate guilty pleasure. Except that I don't feel guilty about it. Honestly, whoever created Instagram really knew what they were doing and if their goal was to halt productivity forever, they succeeded. I know some people (Me.) who check their Instagram feed every couple of minutes. Like when they should be studying. Or sleeping. Or breathing.  My favourite thing about Instagram has to be that its a great place to get inspired. Be it places to visit, the latest food craze or my personal favourite - fashion inspiration. And no one...
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