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How Delhi & Agra Changed Me (& 10 Things I Appreciate About Singapore)

To be honest I wasn’t looking forward to the trip as I hate flying and I had just read about the flight cancellation causing fog and dangerous pollutions levels in Delhi. But the troop really wanted to see the Taj. … Continue reading

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Yayoiken: The New Japanese Restaurant at Liang Court

Been to Yayoiken twice already and I find the food authentic. You can tell by the fact that there are many Japanese patrons as well and there’s always a queue. Tried the Oyaku Don and Udon and they were both … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year 2012: Chinatown Festive Bazaar

There was one time during Chinese New Year, many years ago when I came down with one of my sweetest friends. We practically had to hold on to each other otherwise we would have been swallowed in the crowd. That … 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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Chinese New Year 2012: People’s Park & Lucky Red Underwear at OG

This is the best way to burn calories. Walk the streets at night at one of the many festive bazaars. The most lively one is the one in Chinatown during Chinese New Year and I hope the photos captured how … Continue reading

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Asian Civilization Museum: Indian Textiles from 1400-1900 & more of what we saw

Indian Textiles and a dress that reminded me of what my aunts and mum used to wear. Dresses they sewed themselves, in this very style, on a white singer machine. I found the hall itself quite lovely. The architecture of … 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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112 Katong Mall: Food, Yummy Spicy Noodles at Xiao La Jiao & CNY Decorations

I still like Liang Court best, but this little mall is beginning to become a close second. Especially when it comes to food other than Japanese food, where the best is still found at Liang Court in my opinion. Had … Continue reading

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CNY 2012: Festive Fun at Singapore’s Chinatown

This was our second visit and it was fun. Each time I see something new. This is the only time I don’t mind getting bumped into. It actually adds to the festiveness. Just knowing that everyone is out shopping for … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year 2012: Just Outside People’s Park Complex

You have to try the snack stalls here. Really authentic stuff from China. Pancakes with spicy pork filling. So good. I always see long queues forming. Another popular stall that we tried the last time. The yummy pacake that reminds … Continue reading

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