Staycaytions in Singapore
Ahhh, staycations. Waking up to a place away from home. Waddling in unreasonably long bubble baths. Only having to worry about a lack of stamina to eat up the entire buffet spread. How’s that not the dream?
Keep warm with Korean BBQ this winter!
It’s hard to come up with plans when it’s just too cold outside. All you want is to stay warm with a good grill with a buffet of meat already set up just for you. You might even go for a hot pot, a side
Things to Do in Sarawak
"Do you guys have internet?"
"Are the roads like.. straight over there?"
"You don’t really live in treehouses...right?"
These are the sort of questions I get whenever I visit another state and introduce myself as a
“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” ― Mother Teresa
How many of us volunteered in schools just to fulfil the minimum CIP requirements? Even though volunteeri
Best Shopping Spots in Bangkok
Bangkok has earned a reputation as the shoppers' haven, and rightfully so. It is a shopping paradise. But with that paradise comes chaos - a beautiful type of chaos, but a chaos nonetheless. With the endless se
50 Best Local Bangkok Food
After several solo trips to Bangkok, the TSL team decided to fly over together with one mission in mind. To create the greatest guide to Bangkok food the world has ever seen. As a team of 4, we went on to eat
About Singapore's Traditional Foods
Even with the increasing variety of food choices, traditional food in Singapore remains an indelible part of our identity and childhood. Many of these traditional foods look deceptively simple, but they're
Singapore's Young Hawkers
One of my most memorable experiences growing up was weekend breakfasts at hawker centres with my family. Our usual haunts were Ang Mo Kio or Toa Payoh, where I’d have my favourite bowl of fishball noodles or nasi le
Young Singapore Hawkers
With 20 new hawker centres - more than 800 new stalls - slated to be built over the next 12 years, Choa Chu Kang and Sengkang residents will soon have the happy dilemma of choosing which stall to patronise for breakfa
MacRitchie TreeTop Walk Guide
MacRitchie is beautiful and refreshing, but also really big and difficult to navigate. Well, it was for me, anyway. I've gone in search of the TreeTop Walk thrice in my life, but have only found it twice. And al
Mitzo Restaurant & Bar is a new modern Cantonese restaurant in Orchard Park Hotel that aims to serve up your favourites with a twist. Traditional Cantonese recipes are updated for the modern palate, with creative and inventive presentation and flavours redefining the typical Chinese dining experience. It’s not just...
About Club Meatballs
With an interior as well put together and concise as it’s name, Club Meatballs is conveniently located in the heart of the CBD, a short walk down the iconic China Street.
Opened by the folks over at Sarnie’s, Club Meatballs doubles up as a showroom for BW...
Sydney's best markets for the alternative shopper
Fashion and food and produce markets in Sydney are popular tourist attractions, but also a place where locals attend regularly to find cheap buys, purchase the freshest products, and support their community at a fraction of regular retail prices.
Be it secondhand clothing,...
First Date Deal-Breakers
I speak from experience - first dates are really scary. How would you even begin to know what to say to the person you're on a date with? And don't get me started on the intimacy of the date. To me, it takes just one wrong step...
Young, Wild, and Free!
You’re probably familiar with our monthly series of new & fun things to do (check out June’s!), but in honour of Youth Day, we’re making a special July version for youths!
For all the youngsters out there, this is your month. It’s time to appreciate being...
The harbour city in bloom
Oh, glorious spring! The beautiful time of year when the sun’s rays are warm, the birds sing, and flowers bloom in gardens across Sydney.
If you’re craving for the perfect springtime experience, it doesn’t get any better than in Sydney. Waltz under a...
Short films are amazing
Film in Singapore isn’t dead! We’ve already shown you some up-and-coming local filmmakers to keep your eye on and now we bring you 10 completely mind-blowingly amazing films you need to watch. Today, if possible.
The great thing about short films is how well they fit into...
PrettySmart Takes Over Mount Batur
Ever wondered how rolling out of bed at 1 a.m. to gear up for a mountain hike in Bali would feel? In this episode, follow Christabel as she takes you on a hike up Mount Batur, an active volcano standing at 1717 metres above sea...
I Know You're Hungry...
What’s the first thing we Singaporeans do when planning for a holiday vacation? Suss out all the good food in the area. With many famous cafes and restaurants from overseas opening outlets in Singapore this month, even if you didn’t travel in June, you'll be able...
Food Tour Malaysia
It’s no secret that Malaysia is one of THE places to go for good food, but for most travellers, some of the best bites can remain elusive. It may be a case of getting lost on your conquest (no thanks to our befuddling roads), or not getting...