Hungry Ghost Festival: When The Gates of Hell Open

“Come straight home from college after class. Don’t loiter around until late at night.”  “Don’t stare and point at people by the road.”  “Wash your feet properly after coming home.”  Back when I was younger, these were just some of the things my mother used to caution me about whenever the Hungry Ghost Festival approached.… Read More Hungry Ghost Festival: When The Gates of Hell Open

This “App” Calls Out Auspicious Sayings For Chinese New Year – So You Don’t Have To

Chinese New Year is just around the corner (the first day falls on 12 February), but with the pandemic still raging in many parts of Southeast Asia, celebrations will definitely be more subdued. In Singapore, for example, gatherings will be limited to eight people, no CNY company dinners are allowed, and shouting during lo hei… Read More This “App” Calls Out Auspicious Sayings For Chinese New Year – So You Don’t Have To

A Meaty Affair @ Butcher’s Block, Raffles Singapore

Offering some of the world’s finest cuts of meats with a wood-fire-focused dining experience. Butcher’s Block – a buzzing specialty meat restaurant – opened its doors last month to round off the stellar F&B outlets at the revamped Raffles Arcade in Singapore.   Expect a convivial evening as soon as you step into the restaurant’s… Read More A Meaty Affair @ Butcher’s Block, Raffles Singapore

3 Hours Inside The World’s Best Airport: Changi Airport, Singapore

I’ve been to a fair number of airports, but none yet have come close to matching Singapore’s Changi. It’s clean, it’s efficient, and it’s a destination in its own right, especially since the 1.3 billion Jewel lifestyle hub opened. Definitely deserving of the World’s Best Airport title, which it has held for seven years straight.… Read More 3 Hours Inside The World’s Best Airport: Changi Airport, Singapore

Singapore Welcomes FIVE GUYS and I’m Honestly Jelly

Singaporeans have it good. Not only do they have Jollibee (ie my favourite fried chicken ever. Sadly still not available in KL), their first ever FIVE GUYS store has also just opened. Today.  insert jealous meme here Long a cult-favourite in America, FIVE GUYS started off as a family-run burgers and fries joint in Washington,… Read More Singapore Welcomes FIVE GUYS and I’m Honestly Jelly