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10 Reasons To Intern At TheSmartLocal.com


A Truly Memorable Internship Experience   Last updated: Nov 2015. Our next internship program commences in January 2016 and we've started accepting applications! Scroll to the bottom for more info! Editor's Note:  "TSL regularly works with local universities and polytechnics on official school internships. Junior Colleges do not have internships...
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16 Places With FREE FLOW FOOD! From Endless Truffle Fries to Bubble Tea at no extra charge!

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Where to Find Free Flow Food   I have a love-hate relationship with buffets. The good ones are often overpriced and the cheap ones hardly serve food worth stuffing your face for. Overeating is almost obligatory when you pay for a buffet - you gotta eat your money’s worth.  This...
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Y5Buddy's Portable WiFi Device Makes Travelling with Internet Super Easy

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Portable WiFi that travels with you   Staying connected is always a hassle if you’re a frequent traveller. I love travelling but staying contactable and having access to the internet can be so troublesome. After multiple times switching out my SIM card, paying for excess data and trying to understand...
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16 reasons why Medan is one of Indonesia’s most underrated destinations

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Why You Need To Visit Medan   Medan is famously home to Lake Toba, the largest volcanic lake in the world. While planning my trip there, the only thing on my mind was getting to Toba’s clear blue waters. We touched down in Medan, a city on the cusp on...
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K-Palette Unveils "Plastic Surgery" Make-up with their 1 Day Magic Series

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About K-Palette   K-Palette is a familiar brand on the local market, with their 1 Day Tattoo series a favourite beauty buy for tons of Singaporean women. The Japanese brand outdid themselves this time with the new 1 Day Magic series. According to K-Palette, these products have such a dramatic...
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Surabaya - 10 Unforgettable Memories on the way to a Live Volcano

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Surabaya - 10 Road Trip Memories to a Live Volcano   Aside from its reputation as one of Indonesia’s biggest business centres, I knew little about Surabaya. I thought of it mostly as a place of transit for travellers to change planes, trains or buses. To the locals, Surabaya is...
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MEDZS launches new Asian menu

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About MEDZS   MEDZS should be a familiar name to those of us fond of Mediterranean cuisine. The casual diner dishes out an eclectic range of cuisines from places like Spain, Morocco, Tunisia and Greece. It grew quickly in popularity with its cashless dining concept and massive range of food...
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Street 50 unveils exclusive National Day buffet menu

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About STREET 50   Located on the first floor of corporate-chic Bay Hotel, STREET 50 is furnished elegantly with a modern touch - telling of its philosophy towards food. STREET 50 serves up mostly Asian flavours with a mod western twist. Think chilli crab pasta and poached chicken with breaded...
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15 reasons to visit Semarang at least once in your lifetime

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15 reasons why Semarang will surprise you   When I told my mum that I was headed to Semarang, Indonesia for a short getaway, she shot me a quizzical look. “Why?” she asked incredulously. It’s easy to dismiss this obscure Indonesian city as a sleepy town with nothing much to...
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15 Extraordinary Restaurants You Won't Believe Exist in Singapore

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Exciting restaurants that are more than food   Singapore is a foodie's heaven but sometimes it takes a little more than good food to make a great dining experience. There are far too many options when it comes to dining out these days, with the number of carbon-copy indie cafes...
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