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10 Facts About 1950s Singapore That Only Your Ah Ma Will Remember

1950s singaporeSingapore In The 50s   Articles about ‘90s kids’ are far too many online. Today, we’re going to throw all the way back to a time when our grandparents were young -- the 50s. Shirtless children running around kampungs defined the spirit of the 50s. It was a decade when people...
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10 Stores In Singapore For 80s Collectibles Minus The Hipster Mark-Ups

5. The Children Little MuseumOld school treasures from the source We’re all too familiar with walking into those local pop-ups at a nondescript hipster hangout and leaving with either an empty wallet or indignant roll-of-the-eyes. After all, it seems that retro items such as iced gem biscuit pillows and Good Morning towels are now all...
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10 Ex-Routines Of Singaporeans In The 90s With No Relevance Now

millieniathingsCOVERHabits Only Older Singaporeans Remember   Source Millennials are the weird in-between kids - the ones who played with skipping ropes and Nintendo 3Ds’; who started with a Nokia 3310 and now have an iPhone 6S. We’re the folks who saw the world change rapidly, and who got caught up right...
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12 Timeless Singaporean Things That Will Never Go Out Of Style

Singapore Culture - Converse White SneakerEternally Trendy   Trends come and go, but certain ones are here to stay. In this social media era when one thing can go from practically unknown to the latest thing to have - kendama, anyone? - within 24 hours because of retweets and Facebook shares, it’s too easy for new...
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14 Old-School Treasures From Your Childhood You Can Still Buy In Singapore

You Are Never Too Cool For Old-School    Every generation has a unique set of heirlooms that they hold close to their heart. While our parents and grandparents will leave us with antiques like ornamental wooden cabinets and intricate jade pieces, our generation found meaning in quirkier, more amusing items.  Compared...
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10 Kids Central Shows We Want Back On Our Screens Now

Oldies but goldies   Recently, I saw some kids watching cartoons on an iPad on the MRT, and was hit with a wave of nostalgia about the time I - and other 90s kids - spent transfixed to a screen as a kid. After school, I would park myself in my living...
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11 Signs That Show You've Been Taking Singapore Transport For Too Long

Blast From The Past   Everybody loves a good #throwback, especially if it’s something uniquely Singaporean and close to our hearts. As something that all of us are exposed to in varying degrees, the public transport system is a key part of our daily lives and we’re oh-so-familiar with everything from...
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10 Forgotten Theme Parks of Singapore's Past You Won't Believe Existed

b2ap3_thumbnail_img0058.jpgThrills & Spills of Singapore’s Past   Contrary to what most of us believe, Singapore’s entertainment scene pre-USS may have been even bigger than it is today. It was a time of vintage ferris wheels, travelling circuses, rickety rides, bustling food stalls, cabaret performances, and flashy night clubs where entertainment-seekers could...
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12 Things Singaporean Schoolkids used to do at Heartland Malls

b2ap3_thumbnail_DSC_1843.jpgThrowback to Your Secondary School Days   Before the days of smartphones, iPads and ultra-thin laptops, teens back in the 90’s and early 2000’s must have been a boring bunch - or not. Sure, we had our Nokia 8250 that could survive a nuclear bomb, a discman that weighed the same...
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17 Pictures of Singapore As You Have Never Seen Her Before

b2ap3_thumbnail_Hong-Lim-Park.jpgSingapore As You Have Never Seen Her Before   See 17 Pictures of Singapore as it was meant to be displayed as first published on TheSmartLocal.com It's hard to imagine what Singapore was like back in the olden days, especially if you're a 90s kid like me. It's quite upsetting to think that...
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