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….

Three Things More Expensive for Singapore Parents Than Milk Powder

The cost of milk powder in Singapore has risen to a level even PAP MPs cannot endure. If you weren’t paying attention, the rise in milk powder prices has been hogging quite a few headlines. How expensive is Singapore milk powder? According to the Mandarin chart below, the price of milk powder in Singapore (#2)…

Off The Beaten Track: Seletar Aerospace & Surrounds (& A Hidden Cinema You Never Realised Existed!)

This is post 3 of 5 in the series “Singapore: Seletar Aerospace and Surrounds” If you’re looking for a completely different environment to spend a half or full day exploring, consider the Seletar Aerospace & surrounds. This place is best explored with your own transport (personal mobility devices counted), unless you narrow down to one…

Innovation CXOs Spill The Beans On Future Jobs

On Monday, I attended an Innovation Exchange panel session at NTUC Centre, where CXOs from four multinational companies shared their thoughts on innovation and jobs of the future. From left: Tobias Puehse (Vice President, Innovation Management, APAC, Mastercard); Susanne Arfelt (Country Director, Unilever); Richard Koh (National Technology Officer, Microsoft Singapore); Audrey Kuah (Managing Director, Dentsu Aegis Network…

Ipoh Adventure Day 4

This is post 4 of 4 in the series “Malaysia: Ipoh Adventure October 2016” Ipoh Day 4 – Breakfast at Kedai Kopi Sun Yuan Loong, a stroll at Kek Lok Tong, a brief history of Hakka heritage at Han Chin Pet Soo by Ipohworld, lunch at K-Kai Restaurant, last minute shopping at Tesco, check in…

Ipoh Adventure Day 1 

This is post 1 of 4 in the series “Malaysia: Ipoh Adventure October 2016” Ipoh Day 1: Taiping (out of Ipoh), Amanjaya, Perak Cave Temple, Gunung Lang, Kedai Makanan Nam Heong, Restoran Kam Wan Aneka Selera, Ipoh Parade Shopping Centre —- Preamble This is a couple trip my husband and I took to Ipoh. We self-planned everything (no…

5 Pokémon Go Business Ideas To Catch ‘Em All

Since Pokémon Go was launched in Singapore last Saturday, enterprising businesses have tried to leverage on this insanely popular game to attract customers. Here are five business ideas to catch the attention of Pokémon Go players. 1. Catch a date Single and available?  Lunch Actually has actually organised a date to let you catch Pokémon…

5 Reasons Pokémon Go Is Good for Singapore

Don’t snort, there’s actually some good stuff going on here. Pokémon Go was released today in Singapore and it has totally taken over many people’s lives, and handphones. Here’s why I think Pokémon Go is actually a good thing for Singapore, even though this game comes with its own set of pitfalls (like tired arms)….

Taiwan July 2016 [Day 7 & 8 – Taipei, Taoyuan]

This is post 7 of 7 in the series “Taiwan Summer 2016: North, East Coast” Taiwan Day 7 & 8 – Taipei, Taoyuan Day 7 – Beitou (Ketagalan Museum, Beitou Hot Springs Museum, Thermal Valley), Danshui (Old Street, Chocolate Wonderland), Ningxia Night Market, Wellcome Supermarket Day 8 – Breakfast at Yonghe Beancurd 永和豆漿, super amazing…

Taiwan July 2016 [Day 6 – Hualien, Taipei]

This is post 6 of 7 in the series “Taiwan Summer 2016: North, East Coast” ​Taiwan Day 6 – Hualien, Taipei Puyuma train to Taipei, Maokong Gondola, sunset at Elephant Mountain Hiking Trail, Tonghua and Linjiang Night Markets This is a relatively short and easy day because we were exhausted from all the walking from…