How to plan your trip to Christmas Wonderland so that you won’t miss out any of the festive highlights

Why I visit Christmas Wonderland year after year? That’s simply because year after year, they switch things up. Every year, there seem to be new attractions and Christmas displays. The more popular attractions and programmes stay while the rest of it gets eradicated to make way for new highlights. Also, there is really no other…

Make Your Own Orchid-infused Perfume at Scent-OSA Perfume Workshop

Sentosa is going through a major revamp. But once all the construction work is done, this tourist-friendly island will turn into another exciting attraction and destination for all. This place is already ‘soaking’ up with beautiful scents of orchids. Hidden within Sentosa Nature Discovery is a place where you can shop for Singapore-inspired scents and…

Chinatown Opera Festival 2019 brings back the charm in Chinese Operas

You may have heard of Chinese Opera but have you actually sat down to watch a Chinese Opera performance before? It was actually a thing of the past for the older generations (in the 1950s and 60s) to watch Chinese Street Opera during the Hungry Ghost festival. A week ago, I had this golden opportunity…

Craft Walk: Exploring the Arts and Heritage of Kampong Glam

The art scene in Singapore has indeed become more vibrant, with the increased support for the arts from the government and private entities. With events like Singapore Biennale 2019 (which has already started a week ago), there is something for everyone to experience Singapore’s art and cultural heritage. There’s never a dull moment in Singapore,…

5 New Food Trends in Japan which you probably did not know

Food Japan 2019 Our recent visit to Food Japan 2019 at Singapore’s Suntec City Convention Centre was an eye-opening experience for us. This large ASEAN trade event features over 200 exhibitors across 40 Japanese prefectures. These exhibitors were there to showcase new-to-market and new-to-Singapore products. The trade show tasted for 3 days from 31 October…

Gardens by The Bay is radiating with Rhododendrons and a new attraction!

When I was studying in Canada in the Summer, I was literally surrounded by beautiful and vibrant-looking flowers everywhere. So I envy the Canadians for being about to enjoy looking at beautiful blooms wherever they go. And that was 10 years ago, when Singapore was just starting to incorporate more greenery in the city. A…

Singapore Night Fest 2019: Walking Down Memory Lane

I don’t think I’ve ever missed the Singapore Night Festival (SNF) since I’ve started dating. This year, SNF returns for its 12th edition with better showcases, programmes and crowd control management. In fact, I really enjoyed myself in this year’s SNF as the atmosphere was great. In addition, they have gone above and beyond with…

National Day Parade 2019: NDP Show Highlights

Our National’s Birthday is coming and one of the major events we can look forward to is our annual National Day Parade (NDP show) and National Day holiday. Before the actual parade on 9 August, there are several preview-cum-rehearsal shows open to the public. However, it is not easy to attain tickets to the NDP…

The Bicentennial Experience at Fort Canning Hill: What to expect there?

If you did not already know, Singapore marks its bicentennial this year. It has been almost 200 years ago since Sir Stamford Raffles came to our shores. The Singapore’s bicentennial experience revolves around the theme of Singapore’s pre-colonial and colonial history. It is indeed a special year for Singaporeans but I didn’t sense the hype…