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8 Facts That'll Make Singaporeans Happier After Experiencing The Rest Of The World

traffic jams in SingaporeSG #winning    Cover photo adapted from source and source. Studying overseas since I was 15 has allowed me to encounter people of all nationalities and cultures. When I tell some of them that I live in Singapore, their eyes light up and they’ll gush about what a great country we...
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10 Queenstown Highlights From Singapore's WW2 Era That Still Exist Today

Machine Gun Bunker, Keppel Harbour, World War 2Labrador & Alexandra Heritage Tour   The last time we embarked on an adventure with My Community, we learned about Queenstown residents’ interactions with their living spaces. My Community is a registered charity in Singapore that does atypical charity work, conducting urban explorations into abandoned ruins and organising carnivals to bond...
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Hitcheed is a New App That is Basically a Free Wedding Planner with REVIEWS

Hitcheed wedding photographersDream Weddings That Cost Less   We all have dreams of being lawfully wedded to The One, eyes sparkling with tears of joy at the thought of a new life with your soulmate in your new BTO, graced by the peace of long-awaited independence. Unfortunately, the cost to solemnise love can...
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10 Unique HDB Blocks That Prove Our Homes Are More Than Grey Boxes Of Concrete

weird hdb COVERHidden gems amongst slabs of concrete   Although the majority of Singapore reside in flats, we often take our homes for granted, and rarely take notice of the uniquely-designed HDBs in our midst. Instead of looking up, we look down at our phones, eyes fixated, fingers constantly scrolling - on bus...
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"Giving Week" Makes Giving Back To Society This Holiday Season Easy And Straightforward

Donate a phone to a migrant worker during Giving WeekSpread a little joy this Giving Week   Adapted from Source We’re all guilty of griping about #firstworldproblems - like when our photos don’t receive enough likes, or when our closet doors won't close due to an overflowing fashion collection. But jokes aside - we’re so surrounded by comfort that we...
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Singapore's First Unmanned Self-Service Provision Shop Exists In Hougang

self-service provision shopNo one’s looking at this self-service provision shop   Besides the sight of cows and horses roaming free by the roads, one thing I’ve always been fascinated by during road trips in Australia is the honesty policy of roadside kiosks. These unmanned stalls display flowers, fruits and vegetables from the homes...
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5 Things Every Homeowner Needs To Know Before Buying Your First Flat

Compare mortage rates GoBearBuying Your First Home   Monumental as it is, buying your first home is a milestone in life that has potential to cause headaches of epic proportions. There are various technicalities behind each type of housing, as well as endless arrays of financial grants to benefit from. We all want to...
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14 Books That Shaped Every Singaporean Childhood And Where To Get Them

True Singapore Ghost StoriesBooks you grew up with Before Harry Potter and Twilight exploded into our lives, there were titles like The Hardy Boys, Enid Blyton and Lao Fu Zi. Their storylines were simple - no vampires or plot-twists here - just plain, straightforward storytelling of heroes saving the day. Whether you were getting...
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8 Raw Sides Of Singapore's Underbelly That You'll Never See In Tourist Guides

The side of SG you’ll never see in tourist guides   There’s a side of Singapore we’re all too familiar with - the iconic ‘durian-spiked’ Esplanade, the infinity pool at MBS, or even the chicken rice from Tian Tian at Maxwell. Google "Singapore" and that's the Singapore we'd all see.  But...
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FFFA Kitchen Gave 65,000 Free Meals To Singapore's Needy - They Now Need Your Help

All it takes to make a difference is $2   How would you spend $2? For many, $2 is barely enough to afford us a cup of Gong Cha or a bus ride home. But for the less fortunate, that small amount could mean the difference between a steaming hot meal,...
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