Singapore

Do You Need A Car In Singapore?

Do You Need A Car In Singapore?

Abel and I bought a brand new car this weekend. It was a shot-gun decision to be honest. We decided to go ahead with it when the news came up about Singapore’s new ruling to cut the growth of new cars to 0% (it was […]

Housing Options For Newlyweds Who Are Waiting For Their BTO

Housing Options For Newlyweds Who Are Waiting For Their BTO

It can take upwards from three years for a build-to-order (BTO) flat from Housing Development Board (HDB) to be ready. Some projects can take just two years; others, nearly six. For newlyweds, this can prove to be quite a trying situation. It is a frustrating […]

The Seven-Step Guide To Applying For A HDB BTO Flat

The Seven-Step Guide To Applying For A HDB BTO Flat

 Taking the plunge to become a homeowner? If you are one of the many first-time applicants looking to purchase a Build-To-Order (BTO) flat, this easy seven-step guide can help you navigate the complex waters of HDB’s multi-step BTO flat application. Allay any fears you may […]

What To Look For When Picking Your BTO Flat

What To Look For When Picking Your BTO Flat

Picking your BTO (Build-to-Order) unit is not as easy as picking 4D numbers. You need some finesse to approach this difficult task. You’ll have to do plenty of research and predict the future (just a bit!). Start by canvassing the area; you should be familiar […]

Review: Looksee Looksee – a chill, chic design space

Have you visited Looksee Looksee? You’ll find it along Beach Road, next to uber cool design stores SuperMama and Scene Shang. It’s a “curated reading space” (say library lah) run by the Lo & Behold folks – you know this means good design and of […]

The best reason to visit outdoor markets: food

I was on the cusp of abandoning the idea to attend the 90s-themed art market at Tanjong Pagar Railway Station when it struck me that I had never been to that historical building before. So I went. I was greeted by grey skies and a […]

Review: Tajimaya Japanese Charcoal BBQ Restaurant

You know what’s delicious? Pork fat. I know, I know, I tell the world I don’t eat pork and here I am raving about pork fat. But,when you’re confronted by melting fat on a charcoal fire like this: How can you resist?!?! This magical melting […]

How much to give in a wedding Ang Bao in Singapore

I am of the firm belief that everyone should have the wedding they deserve and they’ve always dreamed of. But what if you can’t afford it? Then do what? Beg? Borrow? How about… Just don’t throw a big fancy wedding. I’ll be getting married in […]

Punggol: Hai Bin

Like most young couples in Singapore, Mr Skeptical and I have been regaled to the far reaches of our island. The North-East corner to be exact. Not a small problem for Mr Skeptical as he has spent the last 10 years here. But for me, […]