This Singapore Millennial Quit Law to Run A Start-up in Kazakhstan

This is post 4 of 4 in the series “#SGfemales” I came across an interesting article in the newspaper about a young lady who decided to set up a travel agency specialising in tours to Kazakhstan, of all places in the world. This is the story, journey and dreams of Queenie Lee, 25, Deputy Director…

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…

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…

Brutal Truths About Having PRCs in Singapore

PRCs: they have a reputation for being obscenely loud, unbearably pushy, kiasu to the max, shit in public, cheat Singaporeans, display uncouth behaviour (that I must point out, some Singaporeans also show), unbafflingly self-entitled and amazingly unaware of social norms (or just have a damn thick skin). Tell an average Singaporean Chinese that our forefathers…

New Boardwalk & Playground Opens at The Oval, Seletar Aerospace Park (*Map Included!)

This is post 4 of 5 in the series “Singapore: Seletar Aerospace and Surrounds” In case you haven’t heard of the new F&B hangout at Seletar Aerospace Park called The Oval where a few restaurants have already started for business, check out the other posts in this Seletar series. Migrant workers (to whom we owe so much…

Malaysia: Ipoh & Taiping Kid-Friendly Trip 2017 (Day 5)

This is post 5 of 5 in the series “Malaysia: Ipoh & Taiping Kid-friendly” Malaysia: Ipoh & Taiping Kid-Friendly Trip 2017 (Day 5: Breakfast at Restoran Chef Fatt, local food product shopping at Sin Eng Heong biscuit shop, Tibetan Temple, chill at Zakka Loft, playground at Taman Rekreasi Sultan Abdul Aziz, airport) We wanted to go back to the dim sum…

Malaysia: Ipoh & Taiping Kid-Friendly Trip 2017 (Day 4)

This is post 4 of 5 in the series “Malaysia: Ipoh & Taiping Kid-friendly” Malaysia: Ipoh & Taiping Kid-Friendly Trip 2017 (Day 4: Breakfast at Larut Matang Hawker Centre, Trong Leisure Farm, Dinner at Pusat Pengkalan Enam Enam 66 美食中心, Shopping at Aeon Ipoh Station 18) We had such a tiring day before we decided to wake up later…

Malaysia: Ipoh & Taiping Kid-Friendly Trip 2017 (Day 3)

This is post 3 of 5 in the series “Malaysia: Ipoh & Taiping Kid-friendly” Malaysia: Ipoh & Taiping Kid-Friendly Trip 2017 (Day 3: Breakfast at Lian Thong Restaurant, Kuala Sepetang Charcoal Factory, Port Weld town, roadside tauhuay beancurd dessert, Xin Lee Wee Kuala Sepetang River Cruise to mangrove swamp, eagle-sighting & fish farm, Matang Mangrove Boardwalk, lunch at Pizza Hut, dessert…