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 4 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…

5 Reasons the Oxley Road Saga is Way Too Singaporean 

By now, the Oxley Road saga between Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (PM Lee), and his siblings Lee Wei Ling and Lee Hsien Yang, has developed into a game of thrones. No one can predict what happens next and all heads are on the chopping board. One certainty is that when Parliament sits on 3…

The Terminal – Airbus’s Secret Café in Seletar Aerospace Park

This is post 5 of 5 in the series “Singapore: Seletar Aerospace and Surrounds” Seletar Aerospace Park is full of hidden gems (check out my other Seletar posts in this series). I had no idea this café called The Terminal existed, until I came across a brochure for a Dilmah Tea Inspired Award at a recent Taste of East Asia event….

PAssion Card – The Membership Card That’s Almost Free!

This is post 4 of 4 in the series “Membership Cards” Since I’ve already blogged about NTUC and SAFRA memberships, the other membership which I really like is the PAssion card by People’s Association. Being the cheapo I am, I signed up for the card many years ago even before I got NTUC and SAFRA…

How To Earn Money Off Your NTUC Membership in Just 2 Steps

This is post 3 of 4 in the series “Membership Cards” A year ago, I blogged about why you should pay $9 for NTUC Membership. After being an NTUC member for more than 4 years, I just realised I’ve actually managed to recover back more than I paid every single year. Here’s how I did it….