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9 Reasons Dubai Should Be Your Next Escape To Vacay Like Royalty

Things To Do In Dubai, The Smart LocalA great Arabian adventure in Dubai   “Please find me an oil prince.” said some of my friends when I asked them if they wanted anything from Dubai. I couldn’t guarantee playing cupid, but did leave home with some idea of royalty. I’d heard about the city’s rich culture (and people),...

12 Old-School Carnivals Near Singapore For When Uncle Ringo Gets Too Crowded

Old school carnivals close to Singapore!Funfairs near Singapore to feed your carnival craze   Source: @ari7474 Ah, funfairs. The most haps events of the yesteryears. In Singapore, we’re most familiar with the kind that pop up alongside pasar malams. Sadly, pasar malams are becoming a rarity, and the rides that used to come along with them...

10 Divorce Facts You Never Knew About According To Singapore Law

10 things you never knew about divorce in Singapore - brought to you by The Smart Local and PKWA Law Practice.The Hard Truths About Divorce   Divorce: the tricky taboo topic that still makes some couples squirm in their seats. Excluding high profile celebrity divorces, civilian ones are always on the down low. So it’s almost inevitable there’s a ton about it many of us here in Singapore are unaware, or...

10 Signs You're Adulting And How To Survive This Period

Levelling-up from teenager to adult   In the great words of Britney Spears, "I’m not a girl, not yet a woman." Welcome to adulting: the point where your last fleck of teenage skin is shed and you become an adult attempting to steer your own life. With this transition, a new...

Tech Saturday - Singapore's Biggest Tech Carnival Lets You Fly Drones, Code, And Build Your Own Robots

Tech Saturday is back in town   Source Let’s be honest - as mind-boggling as technology is, tech talk has the power to lull some of us into a deep, deep nap with its confusing jargon and theories. Lucky for us, Tech Saturday is coming to town to prove that the...

10 Insane Fast Food Restaurants Around The World All Macs/KFC/BK Addicts Must Visit

Unique fast food restaurants The Singapore Science Centre’s McDonald’s, with its rows of nostalgia-inducing Happy Meal toys, takes my vote as our little red dot’s coolest fast food outlet. While the other fast food restaurants in Singapore aren’t as unique, there are some Macs/KFC/Burger King/Subway gems around the world that prove...

5 Healthy Drink Recipes To Enjoy MARIGOLD UJI CHA Japanese Green Tea

MARIGOLD UJI CHA Japanese Green Tea   Regardless if you’re a coffee, bubble tea, or kopitiam teh ping addict, you’re probably used to dropping quite a bit of money on your cups of cold, sweet goodness. And while $3/day doesn’t seem like much, it adds up to quite a fair bit...

10 Gross Things Only Singaporean Couples Who Have Hit Peak Comfort Levels Do

Cover Photo, SG CouplesBecause love has no boundaries   At the beginning of a relationship, we’re all careful to be the best versions of ourselves: polite, well-dressed, and accommodating. But after this honeymoon period ends, you start to get comfortable, and what follows turns out to be quite rabak - with daily pang sai...

7 Hiking Trails You Can Explore Around The Revamped Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

chestnut nature park trail hiking bike parkTrekking in Singapore   Beyond the atas bungalows and prestigious schools, Bukit Timah is also Singapore’s #1 place to hike. With the revamped Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and the recently-completed Chestnut Nature Park, there is no other place in Singapore with so many parks and trails located within such close proximity...

12 Things Every Cheapo Singaporean Does But Will Never Admit

Kope hotel toiletries when you're on a tripMoney-saving tricks that cheapo Singaporeans use   “Free then take lor, cheap then buy lor” is a common philosophy among Singaporeans. As much as we’d like to think that being cheapo is a trait exclusive to kiasu aunties, deep down, there’s a cheapo in all of us. Case in point: the...

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