Monthly Archives: December 2011

Hokkaido Ice Cream that tastes like Milk

Machimura Farm Milk ice cream, was a splurge at S$6.30. So good and I love the pretty blue and white container. Great to cool down on a hot day with ice cream. And I hope everyone has a lovely New … Continue reading

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Japanese New Year at Liang Court’s Meidi-ya

You must check out Meidi-ya.  It was lovely during Christmas and is now filled with New Year goodies.  The Japanese patrons were buying mainly stuff for steam boat.  Everything was just so pretty and I always see new enticing products … Continue reading

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Fullerton Bay Hotel: Afternoon Tea

I think I’ve just been treated to the best high tea in Singapore.  I used to think it was Rose Veranda.  The company must have made for a good experience as well. The ambience at the Landing Point at Fullerton … Continue reading

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Cavenagh Bridge: Cattle & Horses Prohibited

First time I am noticing this sign in the tiny bridge across the Singapore River, although it’s probably been here for a while? I think it’s very cool that we retain some of our history. We really lack truly old … Continue reading

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The Fullerton Hotel: Christmas & New Year Decorations

The Fullerton Hotel which was a former post office during colonial times is truly majestic looking. The christmas decorations were tasteful on the outside and spectacular on the inside. I am rushing to get these shots up before Christmas is … Continue reading

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Second Visit to the Tintin Shop in Chinatown

Since I was last here, the shop seems to have expanded and I’m glad the owner is doing well. I like seeing authentic independent businesses thrive. I am sure that with the Tintin movie out, the interest in Tintin has … Continue reading

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Only in Chinatown: Uniquely Singapore Gift Ideas

When I travel I love tourist souvenirs but in my own country they seem cheesy. But once again blogging made me take a second look. I wonder what Steve Jobs would think of these T shirts? I’m loving the creativity. … Continue reading

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CNY 2012: Chinatown Ushers in the Year of the Dragon

If you’re intending to decorate your house for CNY, the Chinatown bazaar seems to have the lowest prices. But I guess for something unique you could go to the other countries in Asia where the festival is celebrated as well, … Continue reading

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The Year of the Dragon: Chinese New Year Decorations & Food in Chinatown

Chinatown is so lively, and you should head there to check it out at least once. Saw dragons everywhere. On angpow packets, in cutesy soft toy form and made with paper as decoration to welcome the New Year. The year … Continue reading

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Factory Outlet Stores in Singapore

Update July 2013: The revamped IMM is my top choice at the moment. What I wrote previously: Forget about Johor Premium Outlets which needs to get it’s act together if they want business to continue. Prices are just way too … Continue reading

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