Use This Shortcut to Jazz Up Your Hair Without Expensive Salon Visits

This is post 3 of 3 in the series “#SGfemales” Recently, I splurged a little on a pretty Kosmart hair tie which I really liked. It is red with splashes of lightning zigzagging through it, and I thought it was pretty unique. Under the sun, the hair tie really looks like it’s set on fire…

Should We Give Salleh Marican A Second Chance?

Salleh Marican is the 62-year-old chief executive officer of Second Chance Properties, who is giving his best shot at becoming the next President of Singapore. But the first qualifying criteria of having a company with at least S$500 million shareholder equity stands in his way. Salleh Marican’s company’s shareholder equity registered between S$254.3 million and S$263.25…

Worst Kept Secrets of Halimah Yacob

Halimah Yacob just announced she’ll run for Singapore’s Presidential Elections 2017, for real. It is one of the worst kept secrets this year, where she decided not to say yes until everything has been sorted out (she had to talk to her family, residents, consider her existing duties etc etc). It’s not like she can…

Taiwan Guides: 5 Reasons to Visit Chiayi 

This is post 4 of 4 in the series “Taiwan Guides” Chiayi is an often overlooked city on the Western side of Taiwan. Foreign tourists typically spend their time commuting through Chiayi’s High Speed Rail, TRA station or its airport at Shueishang, to landmark destinations like Alishan mountain and Penghu island. A waitress at a…

What You Never Hear About Studying in a Girls’ School

Well I’m gonna open a can of worms here, because I think it’s time people knew that studying in a girls’ school isn’t as dandy as everyone thinks it is. Many have the impression that girls who get to study in a girls’ school grow up to be fine young educated women, have BFF friendships…

Taiwan Guides: Alishan + Fengqihu (One-Day Itinerary)

This is post 3 of 4 in the series “Taiwan Guides” Alishan is a mountainous region in Taiwan which is famous for its forests, tea and trails. If you only had one day to spend here without staying overnight (because the hotels here are more expensive), here is how you can do it. How to…

Taiwan Guides: Penghu + island hopping (4D3N itinerary)

This is post 2 of 4 in the series “Taiwan Guides” Penghu is a beautiful place. It is an island just a short flight away from Taiwan mainland. Penghu is also surrounded by many islands each with their own unique geological landscape and attractions. I’ve found Penghu to be kid-friendly and suitable for all ages….

Taiwan Guides: Yangmingshan Hiking Trail + Beitou Hot Springs (*Directions & Google map links included!)

This is post 1 of 4 in the series “Taiwan Guides” If you only had one day to squeeze in a visit to Yangmingshan and Beitou Hot Springs in Taipei, Taiwan, you can consider this itinerary. I’ve included Google map links which you can star as favourites and track your location via GPS.  You can…

Cotton Homebakes – Beautiful, Healthy, Delicious Homebaked Cakes

This is post 2 of 3 in the series “#SGfemales” Homebaked cakes are getting more popular nowadays as Singaporeans increasingly seek customisable, handcrafted products over mass-produced ones. I first came across Cotton Homebakes while asking fellow mummies on Facebook for recommendations for home bakers. Quite a few of them had ordered homebaked cakes from Cotton…

4 Questions That Lee Hsien Loong Cannot Answer About Oxley Road

It’s already a couple of weeks plus since the Oxley Road affair broke, but it already feels like forever. While Singapore waits another week plus for the Parliament session on 3rd July 2017 (where Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is supposed to answer questions from MPs regarding the 38 Oxley Road dispute), there are some…