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
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
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.
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).
Depending on who you ask, the average cost for a couple to tie the knot in Singapore can range somewhere between SGD27,000 to up to SGD100,000. In comparison to other Southeast Asia countries, this might look lavish, but the truth is, getting married is presumably not an affordable affair for many in the region. For … Continue reading How long do you have to save to afford an average wedding in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and Thailand (select Southeast Asia countries)?
What is the first thing that crosses your mind when you see the Michelin Man (a.k.a Bibendum)? It used to be tires for me, but nowadays it’s always about food. Well, this is partly thanks to Michelin Guide’s rapid expansion in Asia (now across nine cities / regions) over the past few years.
It is an irony that I now own an Olympus OM-2N. When digital cameras took the world by storm, I despised film cameras simply because they weren’t ‘in’ (sounds like Esmé Squalor, isn’t it?). I was quite a naive teenager back then. I must confess that digital photography is still foreign to me, let alone … Continue reading First date with a film camera. #filmisnotdead