Archive for January, 2013

Jan 31 2013

Review: Bunc@Radius Hostel, Singapore

Published by under Accommodation

Bunc's kitchen

Singapore’s Little India district is filled with hostels, but Bunc@Radius is a class above the rest with its chic style, fun outings and cool communal spaces. Read on to learn why it’s one of our top Singapore recommendations for flashpackers. Opened in 2012, Bunc@Radius is one of the newest hostels in Little India as well … read the full post

Jan 28 2013

Review: Nanyang Old Coffee and Museum, Singapore

Published by under Food

For those who like it the old-fashioned way.

The traditional method of brewing Singapore-style coffee is alive and well at Nanyang Old Coffee in the Chinatown neighbourhood. Come for a cup of kopi-o, handmade dim sum and to browse the mini-museum of antique coffee-making equipment. Nangyang Old Coffee is located in the ground level of a red shophouse at the junction of South … read the full post

Jan 24 2013

Etiquette at Singapore hawker centres

Published by under Food

Soon you'll be ordering chicken rice like a pro.

Offering delicious food at bargain prices, hawker centres are one of our favourite things about Singapore. Here’s everything you need to know before sitting down for a meal at a hawker centre. The first things most Singaporeans do when arriving at a hawker centre is find a table. There are no rules about seating and … read the full post

Jan 20 2013

Thaipusam 2013 in Singapore

Published by under Festivals

Now that's devotion.

Anyone who says Singapore is boring has obviously never witnessed the gruesome-but-fascinating festival of Thaipusam. This year it happens on January 27. Here’s everything you need to know. Thaipusam is a religious celebration practised by Tamil Hindu communities around the world. It commemorates the victory of the god Murugan over a demon, but is also … read the full post

Jan 10 2013

Review: Orgo rooftop bar, Singapore

Published by under Bars & nightlife

Come for the views, stay for the drinks.

Set on the roof terrace of Singapore’s Esplanade Theatres, Orgo offers more than just spectacular views of the bay. The bar’s cocktail menu is out of this world featuring original creations like vanilla dragonfruit martinis and spicy strawberry margaritas. The name Orgo is short for “organic chemistry” and, though the menu reads like the experiments … read the full post

Jan 03 2013

Prawn fishing in Singapore

Prawn fishing is fun and solves the question "what's for dinner?"

If you like to work for your dinner, or are simply looking for a unique activity to try in Singapore, you may be interested in prawn fishing. Also known as “prawning”, this pastime is growing in popularity in Singapore – possibly because it ends with a meal of barbecued seafood. Prawn fishing is a lot … read the full post