Tag Archives: CNY

Happy Year of the Horse

Another glimpse of the magnificent horse at Chinatown. It’s been cool but today clear skies reigned and it was hard to keep my eyes open in the sun’s glare. So bring out your sunglasses if you’re visiting Singapore.

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Chinese New Year at Takashimaya

The annual fair that we usually check out at the Takashimaya basement end today. You can get huge ang pow packets there.

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Year of the Horse at My Village

Have always felt the decorations at My Village in Serangoon Gardens to be particularly charming.

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Chinese New Year 2012: Toa Payoh Hub

Wanted to check out the Chinese New Year Buzz in the heartlands. Instead of the usual dragon we noticed goldfish instead. In the day time the estate gets very hot, but at night it’s nice cool and breezy. Want a … Continue reading

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CNY 2012: My Village

Tasteful decorations at the little mall – My Village. Tried the assam laksa, but it was nowhere near what I had in Geylang opposite Aljunied MRT.

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Chinese New Year 2012: Wheelock Place, ION & Wisma

Very subtle decorations at Wheelock Place. The cardboard dragon at Muji. Fanta and F&N Orange is a must at Chinese New Year. I think it’s a particularly Singapore thing. Used to love the free flow of the fizzy drink at … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year 2012: Liang Court’s Japanese Gourmet Supermarket

I think the Liang Court supermarket is just wonderful. It has the most beautiful arrangement in terms of both packaging and layout. Just so relaxing to grocery shop here. I love how they very diligently change their offerings with each … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year 2012: Takashimaya & Ngee Ann City

This little pink dancing lion was just the sweetest thing. Kids can stage their own lion dance performance a bit like the puppeteer show in ‘The Sound of Music’. And very expensive gold plated dragons. I think the price tag … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year 2012: Chinatown Street Light Up

The red dragon looked even more awesome all lit up, against the pretty blue sky at dusk. I am so glad I got a close up look. Massive load of cars. And then the massive throngs of people. Felt bad … Continue reading

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CNY 2012: VivoCity (& it’s Sad to See PageOne closing)

Another mall that’s buzzing with Chinese New Year festivities is VivoCity. There is an exhibition with vendors from China each year. If you need sweets for Chinese New Year, you can’t go wrong with St Michael’s (I know it’s M&S … Continue reading

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