Chris is an editor at The Smart Local. He is a true idealist - growing up and having to do adult things doesn't stop him from believing in unicorns.
AUG
21

19 Things To Do In Hiroshima: Rabbit Island, Michelin-Awarded Okonomiyaki, And Island Hopping Via Bicycle

Things to do in Hiroshima   Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Nara are the 4 "biggest name" Japanese cities Singaporeans associate with Japan, and it's virtually every week that you...
DEC
14

8 Tips To Manage Your First Credit Card Well Even Experienced Cardholders Might Not Know

Credit card tips   Air miles, discounts, and priority ticket sales to events like music festivals and pop concerts are benefits a credit card holder may enjoy. However, as...
OCT
24

5 Things You Didn't Know About Singapore’s Only Landfill & Pulau Semakau

About Pulau Semakau   With the world’s third highest population density of almost 8,000 people per square kilometre, there's barely enough space on our tiny island to hold a...
MAY
5

13 Budget Things To Do In Osaka After Squandering All Your Yen In Tokyo

Conquering Osaka on a budget   Here's the one lifehack any budget traveller needs to know before visiting Osaka: there's a concession pass that gets you almost unlimited t...
MAR
7

Silver Ball Planet, Osaka - Asia's Largest Collection Of Vintage Pinball Machines

Silver Ball Planet in Osaka     Google "Osaka" and you'll find one recurring theme through all the posts you'll find: it's a transit town that tourists go to as a gateway...
MAR
2

i Light Marina Bay Has Loads Of IG-Worthy Backdrops And Opens On 3 March 2017

i Light Marina Bay is open   With the close of Singapore Biennale 2016, hipsters photography enthusiasts everywhere in Singapore have been looking for the next great IG hotsp...
MAR
2

Universal Studios Japan + Harry Potter World Guide - Cheap Tickets, Best Rides & Attractions In Osaka

Universal Studios Japan Osaka & Harry Potter World   Confession: I've been to Osaka twice in the past year, once for a holiday and a second time - this trip - specific...
AUG
3

30 Caterers In Singapore For Every Occasion - Birthdays, Meetings & Baby Showers

Catering at your fingertips      What’s the difference between a good party and a great party or event? The food. Unfortunately, finding a caterer that matches the o...
JUL
4

Why Singlish Is The Most Efficient Language In The World - TSL Comedy: Episode 28

Speak Good Singlish Movement No matter what the gahmen does to make us Speak Good English, we know deep down in our hearts that Singlish is the best language in the world. It hel...
JUN
20

Dinner In The Sky - Eat 50 Meters In The Air With The City Watching Below You

About Dinner in the Sky   It's not very often we can say we cheated death on a regular day at work, but when you're working at TSL, there's no such thing as a regular day at w...
OCT
26

Here's What NTUC Got Wrong About Minimum Wage

Do We Need Minimum Wage in Singapore?   Source From 1996 to 2009, the lowest 20% of Singaporeans’ incomes remained stagnant while the income of the top 20% has steadily incre...
SEP
30

8 Things You Need to Know About MediShield Life

Healthcare in Singapore   The only healthcare most of us know is fever medicine, but we’ll all grow old one day. Lately, MediShield has been in the news: the government has an...
AUG
7

50 Best Deals in 50 Days of SG50 You Can't Miss This National Day

Happy #SG50!   As we celebrate 50 years of being the awesomest country in the world, we know that we’re united in one thing: Singaporeans love a good promotion. If you’ve got ...
JUL
29

10 Reasons Parents Send Their Children to The Learning Lab

About The Learning Lab   With the recent debate about the merits of tuition and whether it really leads to significant gains, it is imperative that parents choose a tutorial s...
JUL
24

Singaporeans' Top Brands of 2015 Revealed - Brand Alliance Unveils This Year's Winners

Consumer Confidence in Singapore   Singaporean consumers are spoilt for choice. The perfect counterpoint between East and West, we get the best of both worlds. Literally. We...
MAR
27

Watch Acclaimed Magician Joe Labero Command Fire at Raffles Hotel

Magic in Singapore   Most people would not have heard of Joe Labero before, but that's fine - the world of magic and illusion is invisible in Singapore. After all, there is ...
MAR
20

Magners International Comedy Festival Happens This Weekend 19-21 March - Here's What To Expect

About Magners International Comedy Festival   Magners International Comedy Festival is in town for the second year running. The comedy festival brings to our shores prominen...
DEC
10

Daniel Wellington Watches - Start Your Story With This Timeless Piece

About Daniel Wellington   Watches are intimately personal - the one I wear was given to me by my mother as a birthday present almost a decade ago. It stopped working 2 years...
DEC
2

10 Reasons to Celebrate Christmas with Carlton Hotel Singapore

Celebrate Christmas with Carlton Hotel   Christmas is a time of celebration, a season of giving. We spend more time on our families and friends during this time of the year ...
NOV
3

Naturopathy with Blackmores: Healthcare With a Modern Twist

 About Blackmores    If you've been to Parkway Parade since April this year, you might have noticed a new storefront. Blackmores, one of Australia's leading brands...