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Home away from home   We always miss the food back home whenever we travel overseas. Yet local cuisine abroad has a reputation for being costly and substandard. While in Auckland, my cravings for hawker fare led me to the worst chicken rice ever. It cost me $15 - and I...
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Not your typical KFC   Step aside Kentucky, the only thing that KFC is going to stand for nowadays is Korean Fried Chicken. Korean fried chicken is best known for its double deep frying technique, served with a generous amount of sauce and flavoured toppings. Chi-mek, short for chicken and beer (맥주mek-ju)...
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Things To Do In Bali   Before I visited Bali, I thought that all there was to do in Bali was go to the beach, and I'd ignorantly think to myself, "Whatever, I can just go to Sentosa." And to past me, I say, "You have no idea what you're talking...
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Best dim sim in Sydney   Yum cha literally means “drink tea” in Cantonese, but this has evolved to a brunch where you are fed tons of delicious Chinese dim sim or dim sum (點心). One sign of how cosmopolitan Sydney is how Sydneysiders (and Australians in general, even those not...
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Escape the crowds!   With locations like Krabi and Boracay increasingly drawing in the tourist dollars, it’s hard to find a secluded location for a vacation nowadays. Most popular destinations are overcrowded with people, and nobody wants to jostle for space on a crowded beach - there are far better things...
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Romantic Melbourne getaways   Winter is upon us, tax-time is looming, and on the rainiest of days, sometimes not even coffee can make you get out of bed. But what if I told you there were so many places in our glorious state that will re-energise you, re-start those July batteries...
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Local Malaysian snacks   As Malaysians, we are always willing to go the distance when it comes to food. Be it rain or shine, you will always spot eager foodies roaming around every day of the week just to get their hands on their favourite meals or snacks. It could be...
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Favourite Travel Buys From Europe   In the latest episode of PrettySmart, Christabel shares her favourite buys from her travels in Europe with STA Travel Singapore!From a fruit-infused water bottle to chocolates and a canteen, find out what wacky buys she hand-carried all the way home from the different European cities.Watch...
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It's the Second Half of the Year!    Welcome to the second half of the year! If you haven’t done anything productive yet, don’t worry - there are 6 months left in 2015. Besides taking the time to kickstart your ‘new year’s resolutions’ again, this is the month to step out...
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Discover the magic   Have you ever wanted to learn more about the hidden workings behind beloved DreamWorks films such as Kung Fu Panda, How To Train Your Dragon or Shrek? From now till the end of September, you can! DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition is making its first stop in a...
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