Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Every end of year, tons of exciting events to celebrate Christmas and to mark the beginning of a new year are held islandwide. It’s considered one of the most festive periods in Singapore and shortly afterwards, there’s Chinese New Year, another widely celebrated holiday. Here are some events that you might have missed during the year-end season.
Monday, January 9, 2017
On 1st July 2011, the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station or TPRS, ceased operations closing the chapter on one of Singapore’s most historical landmarks. Since its closure, many have reminiscing the memories of the railway station. Thanks to the public open houses held during public holidays, here are some photos of the now disused station.
Monday, January 2, 2017
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and yes that’s right, I’m talking about Christmas and that means another round of the annual Orchard Road Christmas Light Up. With lovely glittering lights hanging above the streets and beautiful Christmas trees and decorations located along the pavements, it’s a sight worth seeing. Here’s more on the scoop.
Friday, December 30, 2016
Buona Vista, a relatively quiet neighbourhood located right in between Holland Village and Clementi has become more lively with new and recently-opened developments. And with the new Buona Vista Circle Line MRT station opened about five years ago, getting here is much easier. Here are some of the stuff that you should check out right here in Buona Vista.
Hari Raya is the season for forgiving, visiting relatives and for children to accumulate their "wealth" with their green packets. But before all that, there's the fasting month which also means the presence of the Paya Lebar/Geylang Serai bazaar and the annual Hari Raya Light Up. Missed the chance? No worries, here's what you might have missed.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
It's definitely sad and disappointing when you have to move out of your house by a certain date after living in it for so long. That's what residents of Rochor Centre and Dakota Crescent, two iconic clusters of HDB flats had to face when they had to move out to make for new developments. Here's a first-hand experience of these two estates before they're gone for good.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Nothing tops seeing Singapore from a new perspective and height. The Pinnacle@Duxton, Singapore's first premium public housing project, allows the public to have a great view on the 50th floor. How does it feel like to be on top? Here are some photos and first-hand experience at this amazing rooftop.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Museums are excellent places for knowledge and history. Big museums like the National Museum are very popular among Singaporeans. However, why not show some love to smaller niche museums like the Singapore Philatelic Museum and the Peranakan Museum? In this article, we will give you a short walkthrough of both and why you should make a trip down someday.
Monday, October 17, 2016
It's getting much easier to buy food. You can have it delivered, you can get it from convenience stores and now, you can get it from vending machines. Recently, Chef In Box, a company specialising in pre-packed vending machine food across the island, opened VendCafe, Singapore's first vending machine cafe in Sengkang. Here's the scoop.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Singapore's bus industry is going through an important overhaul. This means the government will take over existing bus assets like buses and bus depots from existing operators to ensure a more reliable and affordable bus network. In order to educate the public about the overhaul, the Land Transport Authority or LTA, organised Our Bus Journey, a carnival about Singapore's buses in March 2016. Here's a look.