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Explore Istana Woodneuk   Hidden in the mass of vegetation between Holland Road and Tyerall Avenue lies Istana Woodneuk, an abandoned mansion once belonging to Sultan Abu Bakar of Johor. The mansion is said to have been built in the late 19th century for the Sultan’s fourth wife, Sultana Khadijah. Before...
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Affordable Luxury in the Heart of Bangkok   Ahhh Thailand, the Land of Smiles, cheap clothes, great food and elephant riding. As much as we'd like to be, we can't all be James Bonds, sipping our martinis as we're chauffeured to our mansions. But thanks to the Singapore dollar's strength, luxury...
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Local Singapore Powerfoods   Powerfoods are the healthiest types of food in the world. They hold superpowers thanks to their high nutrient and vitamin content. There are many powerfood lists around that cater to the Western community but we've never seen one with a local, Singapore focus. And we’ve also seen...
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#AskBellywellyjelly: Let's get personal.   In the latest episode of TheSmartLocal TV's beauty series "Pretty Smart", we got YOU involved! We invited you to ask Christabel anything through the hashtag #AskBellywellyjelly & get to know her a little better as she shares personal stories about her journey as a blogger and...
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Healthy Alternatives To Local Malaysian Food   Just because you eat clean don’t mean you don’t miss it. T-Swift knows the struggle and we do too. Every Malaysian loves their nasi lemak but most can’t afford to eat it on a regular basis because of the sheer amount of oil, salt...
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Heaven Is A Place On Earth   “I wish I had the time and money to see the world and all its beauties - the Eiffel Tower, River Thames, Xiao GuiLin, medieval castles.” How often do dream of travelling to see the greatest sights around the world but end up never...
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About the North    Growing up in North Singapore, my family has never been short of food places to go to. Yet, after a satisfying meal in the North, someone will ask the dreaded question: “So … what do we do next?” - Silence - North Singapore comprises of peaceful and...
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The Great Ocean Road, Australia   Rent a convertible and imagine yourself in a car commercial along the scenic windy roads! Nestled in the southern end of the Australian state of Victoria is the Great Ocean Road. It sprawls a good 243 kilometres from the east to the west and is...
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Australia Hollywood Stars   We all know of Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe and Mel Gibson. But they aren't the only Australian exports to have made a splash in Hollywood. The following list highlights 10 actors/actresses that you might not have known were from Down Under. Yes, Aussies are taking...
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Best Food IG Accounts In Singapore   We all have that one friend who Instagrams pictures of his/her food endlessly. Either that or we have at least someone we follow online who posts snapshots of their baking/cooking/eating adventures, anything that evolves around food. Love it or hate it, they're here to...
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