Over the past few years, the number of Hong Kong style restaurants and char chaan teng (茶餐廳) opened in Singapore has been nothing short but amazing. Tsui Wah, So Good, Kam’s Roast, Mak’s noodle, just to name a few. Pi Food located at 9 Penang Road (former Park Mall) is the new kid in town. … Continue reading Pi Food – A new Hong Kong Diner in Dhoby Ghaut, Singapore
Royal Caribbean Specialty Restaurants Review Part 2: Jaimie’s Italian, Chops Grille and Izumi
In the previous post, I wrote about Wonderland, which is arguably the best specialty restaurant on Quantum the of the Seas. Today, I’m going to share my experience at the three other restaurants that are not included in your cruise fare, namely Jaimie’s Italian, Chops Grille and Izumi. Jaimie’s ItalianJaimie’s Italian by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver … Continue reading Royal Caribbean Specialty Restaurants Review Part 2: Jaimie’s Italian, Chops Grille and Izumi
Royal Caribbean Specialty Restaurants Review Part 1: Wonderland
Quantum of the Seas – Cruise to Nowhere, Unlimited Dining PackageAfter booking a cruise to nowhere, I was eyeing for the dining package as I was sure that my partner would love to dine at the specialty restaurants. Initially, there was only one dining package - the four-night package - was listed on Royal Caribbean’s … Continue reading Royal Caribbean Specialty Restaurants Review Part 1: Wonderland
10 things to know before, during and after your Royal Caribbean cruise to nowhere
Previously, I compared Royal Caribbean’s and Dream Cruises’ ‘cruise to nowhere’ based on the research that I did. Today, I am going to share with you some of the stuffs that you should know before booking and when you are onboard Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas (not sponsored). All of these are based on my experience during a New Year cruise.
Co Chung Vietnamese Restaurant in Plaza Singapura is the real deal
Whenever I had Vietnamese food, my mom’s favourite joint in Chinatown, Manhattan always came to mind. To her, the pho there was better than the ones that she had tried in Vietnam thanks to the generous portion and higher quality beef. Co Chung's take on pho - SGD 8.90 While I might not necessarily agree … Continue reading Co Chung Vietnamese Restaurant in Plaza Singapura is the real deal
Ichikokudo – reasonably priced Halal ramen in Orchard Road, Singapore
The world Halal might be distant to ramen lovers as tonkotso and chashu are some of the most common broth and topping out there. That being said, there a few ramen joints in Singapore that are Halal certified by MUIS (Islamic Religious Council of Singapore), and one of them is located right in the heart … Continue reading Ichikokudo – reasonably priced Halal ramen in Orchard Road, Singapore
5 iconic Doraemon gadgets and installations to look out for at the National Museum of Singapore
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Doraemon, the National Museum of Singapore is exhibiting popular gadgets and statues of the titular cat robot from the well-beloved manga created by Hiroshi Fujimoto and Motoo Abiko (pen name: Fujiko Fujio) from the land of the rising sun.
Singapore and Hong Kong travel bubble: Why you shouldn’t book a flight ticket yet
Singapore and Hong Kong have recently announced a travel bubble between the two cities, which will exempt travelers including for leisure from quarantines or serving stay-home notices. According to media, the travel bubble might start sometime by late November although details are still vague at the point of writing.
Cruise to nowhere Singapore guide: Dream Cruises vs Royal Caribbean vs staycation at hotels
The first cruise ship that sets to return in Singapore will be Dream Cruises’ World Dream (aka Genting Cruise Lines) on November 6, 2020 followed by Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas on December 1, 2020 (the first Royal Caribbean cruise to resume in Asia).
Shanghai, Part 3 – Getting Lost: Oriental Fisherman’s Wharf and Power Station of Art
Two months, I was two months late. After registering my stay at a public service bureau, I took a Didi (think Uber) to 80,000-ton Silo in Minsheng Wharf, which had been turned into a cultural / art space (check this site out for the photos). However, the transformation was only temporary for the Shanghai Urban … Continue reading Shanghai, Part 3 – Getting Lost: Oriental Fisherman’s Wharf and Power Station of Art