Beaches, Tapas, and Vibrant Culture: Barcelona Has It All

Beaches, Tapas, and Vibrant Culture: Barcelona Has It All

If you’re looking for a fabulous beach, authentic food, a wildly vibrant city, and to be immersed into a culture with fascinatingly deep roots…your dreams will come true in Barcelona. As the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona exceeds expectations in terms of its beauty and what it has to offer. Let’s begin with La Rambla, the central strip […]

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January 23, 2014 at 9:50 am

Party Time in Cancun at The Oasis

The Oasis beach

This party resort is the prime location for young adults to escape their busy lives and let loose for a week of sun, swimming and unlimited cervezas (and maybe a tequila shot or two). My travel buddy and I arrived in Cancun a day after our last exam, so we were ecstatic to lounge on the beach, tan in the […]

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January 14, 2014 at 9:22 pm

Lunar New Year Feasting at Jade

Lunar New Year Feasting at Jade

With Lunar New Year around the corner, it’s time to start planning for prosperous feasting. This year, Jade has some very special dishes to make gatherings and reunion dinners memorable. Jade’s Yu Sheng is not to be missed with calligraphic drawings and auspicious greetings drawn on the plate with cinnamon. When you toss for good fortune, you will be tossing […]

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January 12, 2014 at 6:50 pm

8 Lunar New Year Reunion Dinner Options

8 Lunar New Year Reunion Dinner Options

As families are looking forward to welcoming the year of the horse and gathering over reunion dinners, restaurants throughout Singapore are getting ready to welcome them. Here is our roundup of top spots to celebrate Chinese New Year 2014. Jade – Culinary Feast Welcome the year of the horse with special Lunar New Year delights at Jade restaurant at The […]

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January 4, 2014 at 5:33 pm

George Town Street Art

George Town Street Art

George Town, the capital of Penang Island in Malaysia, is a quaint city with not only delicious street food but also amazing street art.  Around corners and hidden in alleys around the town is where you can find these creative masterpieces. Look out for murals of children that often interact with their surroundings and incorporate real objects like bicycles and […]

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December 15, 2013 at 7:34 pm

Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple

The Kek Lok Si Temple is the biggest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, and is located in Air Itam in Penang. The temple is filled with beautiful architecture and artwork that shows a blend of traditional Chinese rituals and Mahayana Buddhism. On top of the many shops on the way up to the temple and throughout, there is much to see. There is a big pond full […]

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December 15, 2013 at 6:59 pm

Esquina Turns Two and is Throwing a Party to Celebrate

Esquina Turns Two and is Throwing a Party to Celebrate

Esquina, the popular spanish tapas restaurant along Jiak Chuan Road is turning two. To celebrate, they are having a party on 21 December 2013, from 8pm where they will unveil a new look and seasonal menu by Executive Chef Andrew Walsh. The menu is set to feature tapas from 5 sections: Snacks, Soil, Sea, Land and Desserts. Festivities will include complimentary […]

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December 11, 2013 at 9:53 pm

Sofitel So Singapore to Open in 2014

Sofitel So Singapore to Open in 2014

Sofitel So is set to open a stylish new location in Singapore next year housed in a heritage building at 35 Robinson Road. Expect French 18th century decadence combined with local touches, contemporary comforts and flair contributed by the hotel’s signature designer, Karl Lagerfeld. The 134 guest rooms boast 3 meter high ceilings, and a sumptuous Parisian feel. Above each bed will be […]

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December 9, 2013 at 5:12 pm