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14 Must-Try Petaling Jaya Eateries   If you’re a native PJ kid, you’d have either been to these places (some even on a weekly basis) or heard of them from a friend during yum-cha sessions. Most of the places mentioned on this list are all-time favourites and though they may lack...
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10 Best Hangover Breakfasts on Pakington Street   Source Anybody who is privileged enough to call Geelong home (please also see: ‘Geetroit’, ‘G-bangers’ and ‘G-town’) will know that Pakington street (affectionately known as Pako by the locals) is the go-to destination for a quality feed, good coffee, and the esteemed phenomenon...
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Sydney's 7 Inner City Cafes Worth Visiting   Whilst the inner city suburbs may be renowned for the cafe culture they provide to locals everyday, the western suburbs are developing a considerable reputation for the great eating establishments popping up throughout the region. From the close pockets of the inner west...
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About Wedding Festival 2015   I’ve always known what my perfect wedding would be like: a gorgeous beach under the stars, with gentle fairy lights and white tablecloths littering the shore, and people dancing to rhythm of the waves. Alas, it always struck me as something too complicated to pull off.....
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Hip Dating Spots Back in the Day   Before Resorts World Sentosa, before world-class shopping at Orchard Road, and before Marina Barrage, where did our parents and grandparents go to paktor? It may be difficult for us millennials to conjure an image of a fun date without glitz, grandeur and advanced...
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Explore Istana Woodneuk   Hidden in the mass of vegetation between Holland Road and Tyersall 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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