Menu

11 Local Taiwan Experiences That You'll Never Find In Tourist Guides

Explore Taiwan like a local   When in Taiwan, do as the Taiwanese do. As a popular destination among Singaporeans, many of us have gone to Taiwan to indulge in their food, shop, see the mountains and of course - release a sky lantern at Shi Fen Old Street. But by...

Angsana Bintan Review - The Seaside Escapade That's Your Perfect Impromptu Weekend Getaway

Bintan Beach Bliss   I don’t know about you, but when a long weekend rolls around the first order of business is to LEPAK. Lucky me, here in Singapore I’m surrounded by some of the most gorgeous beach destinations, all within a 2-hour radius no less! Ah, to be spoilt for...

10 Gorgeous Bintan Resorts That'll Take You To Paradise Starting From SGD $70 A Night

Bintan Resorts You Probably Didn’t Even Know About Think of getting away from Singapore for the weekend, and most Singaporeans think of going on a road trip to Malaysia or flying to Bangkok, discounting the perfectly good - and affordable - alternative that is Bintan Island.  Cast away all prior assumptions...

Shopee Is Running A Crazy Flash Sale Today & We Have Insider Info Of What To Camp For

Shopee's Flash Sale Has Returned    New Year's sales are long gone, Black Friday is a distant memory and you somehow missed all the leap day sales in February. What next? Luckily for all you savvy shoppers out there, there's another crazy flash sale fast approaching, where not only will prices...

10 Part-time Jobs To Take Up This June Holidays Instead of Lepaking At Home

Part-time Jobs for the June holidays   June holidays, aka 30 days of sweet freedom, are just a few weeks away! Go out with friends, learn a new language, run 10km daily, knit a sweater - seems like you’ve got your whole June planned out and packed with activities. But when...

If You Travel Often, Here's How to Ensure Your Phone Battery Lasts FOREVER

Power On The Go   “When my phone dies, so do I.” A little melodramatic, but I resonate with this #firstworldproblem quote more than I should. The fear of even stepping out of your house on a dwindling battery level is terribly real. Now imagine that getting multiplied tenfold when you...

7 Ways to Survive the 36°C Madness in Singapore

Beat the Singapore heat   Source Hot hot hot - it’s summer all year round. And just when we thought we were getting used to the perpetual heat, it’s about to get EVEN HOTTER. We’re talking 36 degrees, just 4 degrees short of the blazing Sahara desert! Before you swoon over...

10 Things To Do In Boracay That Prove It's The #1 Island In The Philippines

It truly is more fun in Boracay   I found it odd that a city can be known for both its tranquility and nightlife, but I soon found that is exactly what Boracay is. Boasting numerous top quality dive spots alongside some of the biggest parties in the region, the locals...

Is It Practical To Suit Up For A Day In Singapore's Sweltering Heat? Singaporeans Try: EP 52

CUTS.00 11 37 08.Still001Let's Suit Up!   In The Smart Local's office, it's dress-down Friday, every day of the week except for #TSLTeamThemedThursdays, where we dress up in theme. Other than that, we're almost always in t-shirts, shorts, and slippers. Comfort is definitely our greatest perks of having a job in TSL. So we wondered,...

10 Important Baby-Making Tidbits Every Pair Of Newlyweds Needs To Know

Newlywed baby-making tips   Source  Girl meets boy, gets married, sleeps together and pop! Out comes a baby. Such is the classic MediaCorp plotline that many Singaporean kids grow up with. Reality, however, isn’t always so simple.  Baby-making is no walk in the park. It’s not just about dispensing with a...

Advertise