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7 Surprising Facts About Kimchi You Never Knew About

December 16, 2016 3:25 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Surprising Facts About Kimchi You Never Knew About

Photo Credit: Platings and Pairings Widely recognised as Korea’s national dish, Kimchi is a common side dish or appetiser served at Korean restaurants or when dining in a Korean household. It is made from fermented vegetables with various seasoning and stored for a period of time before consumption. Although it can be eaten on its own, many prefer having it...


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5 Scenic Parks You Must Visit In The West Of Singapore

November 29, 2016 12:22 pm Published by Comments Off on 5 Scenic Parks You Must Visit In The West Of Singapore

As the journey to being a “City in a Garden” continues on for Singapore since it started in 1963, there has been much progress—the little red dot is filled with many gardens and parks that is a stark contrast against its skyscrapers. Neighbourhood estates have the best parks as it is where residents retreat to for a long quiet stroll...


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7 Things You Didn’t Know About The Durian—The King Of Fruits

November 17, 2016 3:04 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Things You Didn’t Know About The Durian—The King Of Fruits

Photo Credit: Year Of The Durian Talk about the King of Fruits to those living in Southeast Asia and they will immediately know that you are referring to durians. Widely known for its distinct aroma and flavour, durians are an acquired taste—you either fall in love with it at first bite or stay as far away from it as possible. Those...


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New Ball Pit Popup Bar In London – Free-Flow Spaghetti And Meatballs

November 15, 2016 12:12 pm Published by Comments Off on New Ball Pit Popup Bar In London – Free-Flow Spaghetti And Meatballs

Remember all the fun we had as kids when our parents used to bring us to indoor playgrounds with ball pits? If the idea of jumping into pit balls still excites you as much as it used to, get ready for a wild adventure because a new ball pit popup bar has opened its doors in London! So to all...


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7 Surprising Healing Benefits Of Vinegar & Why You Should Have It In Your Kitchen

October 28, 2016 4:15 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Surprising Healing Benefits Of Vinegar & Why You Should Have It In Your Kitchen

Photo Credit: Reader’s Digest Adapted from the word ‘vinaigre’ (which means sour wine in French), vinegar has been used for many different purposes since it was first discovered ages ago. People living during the middle ages utilised vinegar not only as a form of condiment but also for washing and treating ailments such as leprosy, fever and snack bites. Today, vinegar...


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Car-Free Programme At Telok Ayer This Sunday—Free “Bike Train” Rides And Guided Tours!

October 25, 2016 7:48 pm Published by Comments Off on Car-Free Programme At Telok Ayer This Sunday—Free “Bike Train” Rides And Guided Tours!

Photo Credit: Today Car-Free Sunday SG is making a return this Sunday, 30 October 2016 at Telok Ayer area. Take advantage of the free rides on a “bike train” which will circle around Padang, join guided tours in Singapore’s oldest temple and visit the cafes along Telok Ayer and Amoy Street! In order to facilitate this event, road closure timings will...


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Free Milo Peng This Friday And Saturday + A Chance To Meet Nathan Hartono!

October 13, 2016 4:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Free Milo Peng This Friday And Saturday + A Chance To Meet Nathan Hartono!

Photo Credit: Today Thanks to Singapore’s homegrown talent Nathan Hartono, Singaporeans will once again get to enjoy free servings of Milo peng, a widely-received ice chocolate malt beverage that the locals proudly endorse. Because everyone loves a good cup of ice-cold Milo, and we are ever proud of Nathan Hartono’s achievement at the recently concluded Sing! China singing competition; this...


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8 Reasons Why You Should Stop Drinking Soda Immediately – Worst Drink Ever

October 6, 2016 2:24 pm Published by Comments Off on 8 Reasons Why You Should Stop Drinking Soda Immediately – Worst Drink Ever

Photo Credit: Kamdora There is something about carbonated drinks that we all love; that fizzy, bubbly goodness is addictive. On top of that, there is a substantial amount of sugar in soda drinks that make them taste even better. It quenches our thirst and fills us up with joy every time we drink a can of soda. There is nothing...


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Mad About Singapore 2016 – Singapore From An Instagrammer’s Point Of View

October 3, 2016 6:13 pm Published by Comments Off on Mad About Singapore 2016 – Singapore From An Instagrammer’s Point Of View

Photo Credit: Today There is a roving Instagram exhibition happening this month at different locations in the city that showcases life in Singapore through the lens of various Instagrammers. Mad About Singapore 2016 is a collaboration between InstaSG and the National Youth Council aims to promote the distinctiveness of Singaporeans, the unique landscape, local food and culture by reaching out through social...


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Harry Potter Pop Up Bar Happening in Melbourne This Weekend – Drink Butterbeer and Polyjuice Potion

September 23, 2016 12:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Harry Potter Pop Up Bar Happening in Melbourne This Weekend – Drink Butterbeer and Polyjuice Potion

Photo Credit: kiis Calling all wizards and witches: A bar in Melbourne — which will play host to a Butterbeer bar — is dedicating this weekend to a Harry Potter themed event. Visitors can expect the bar to offer the widely known Butterbeer, Polyjuice Potion and Firewhisky. Drinks range from AUD$10 to AUD$15 for the first glass and you get...