Oil Tank Catches Fire on Jurong Island Today

20 April

Photo: Faizal Hassan An oil tank has reportedly broke out in flames today (20 April 2016) at Tembusu Road on Jurong Island. The Singapore Civil Defence Force is currently on the scene trying to control the fire. There are no reports of any casualties yet. It has been said that the oil storage tank that caught flames was about 40...

10 Countries That Singaporeans Will Need A Visa To Travel To

20 April

Singapore’s passport is evidently one of the best in the world – it grants access to a whopping 170 countries! This huge privilege has facilitated smooth international travels and the Singapore passport has unsurprisingly been ranked globally as fifth best with regards to ease of travel, with exception of just a few countries, of course. From Australia to the United States...

10 Natural Reliefs to Stop Diarrhoea Quickly & Effectively

19 April

Photo credit: authoritynutrition.com This is an unavoidable problem that everyone faces, whether we like it or not. So let’s talk diarrhoea. When it happens, it happens. It is uncontrollable and inevitable, and we all hate it. The best way to cope with diarrhoea is to tweak your diet immediately. Sometimes, natural remedies are the best and easier to get hold...

11 Travel Mistakes People Make – Learn From Them & Don’t Ruin Your Own Holiday

18 April

Life is full of mistakes, and when Murphy’s Law is at work, there’s no way everything will go smoothly. But that’s life, and we learn and be better with every tumble. When traveling, we are often caught up in a rush, and that means errors are bound to occur and we make (or forget to make) decisions that should help...

10 Farms in Singapore That You Probably Did Not Know About

17 April

Contrary to popular belief, Singapore is more than just glitzy skyscrapers. Everyone recognises the iconic Marina Bay Sands, but not everybody knows about our farms. Despite having a 100% urban population, there are still several countryside farms that are open to public for visits. These remote places make great temporary escapade for those who are tired of the hectic city...

Singapore Airlines Is Now Hiring Female Pilots

16 April

Award-winning Singapore Airlines recently released a refreshing piece of new information about their updated hiring policy, which will definitely excite all aspiring female pilots: Our beloved national airline now hires female pilots! Is this an indicator that the issue of gender inequality is improving alas? Singapore Airlines’ recruitment of female pilots is actually considered unsurprising, given how its subsidiary airlines...

10 Animals You Never Knew lived In Singapore And Where To Find Them!

15 April

Every day, we get woken up by the pigeons and mynahs that roost in the trees outside our windows. We pass by the manja cat that lazes at the void deck on our way to work, and battle with the crows and the flies that have their eyes on the prize. These are the animals that we “interact” with on...

Pierre Hermé Is Not Opening In Singapore, YET.

14 April

Everyone in the haute-couture patisserie industry knows revered French Pastry Chef Pierre Hermé for his unusual macaron flavour combinations. The 54-year-old chef has been hailed by reputable French Vogue magazine as Picasso of Pastry and to date has 47 outlets worldwide under his name. Chef Hermé is currently in town as the International President of the Jury for Asian Pastry...

Crazy New Starbucks Summer 2016 Frappuccinos – Smores & Key Lime Pie!

13 April

Starbucks’ seasonal drinks are a cult favourite and don’t we all love them? We love them for the wacky and appealing flavours, and exactly because it is limited. This Summer 2016, Starbucks Singapore excites with Roasted Marshmallow Smores Frappucino® Blended Beverage and Key Lime Pie Frappuccino® Blended Beverage (that will be made available soon). Also, a number of brightly coloured Starbucks merchandise (think pretty vibrant...

7 Flatiron Buildings Around The World That Architecture Buffs Should Totally Check Out

13 April

Most foreigners assume that New York City’s iconic Flatiron Building (originally known as Fuller Building) is the only existing flatiron building in the world. But it isn’t. There are actually many more similar infrastructures out there around the world, with most of them being found in the other parts of the United States. The architectural concept of flatiron buildings were created...