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The Penang Bucket List

The Penang Bucket List

According to the public holiday dates released by the Ministry of Manpower, there are only (gasp) four long weekends in 2018. If you’re looking for a quick getaway with fantastic food and a nice mix of nature and culture, Penang is a pretty solid contender. Whether this entices you into changing your travel plans, gives...

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How to Survive School After Pulling an All-Nighter

How to Survive School After Pulling an All-Nighter

It’s still pretty early in the semester but you’re guaranteed to do this at least once in your university life if not once in this semester alone. The All-Nighter. Sometimes it seems like the most efficient way to get the job done, sometimes you avoid it as much as possible knowing that your future self...

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[Review] LocalBooks.sg, a haven for local book lovers

[Review] LocalBooks.sg, a haven for local book lovers

  The Singapore Writers Festival is looming around the corner and it’s going to be bigger and better than before! Although that’s no surprise given the spike in interest regarding all things Singaporean – from reminiscing about our childhood snacks and games to our growing appreciation of local films, it’s no wonder that at the...

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Cafehopping the Bangkok Way

Cafehopping the Bangkok Way

We all know Bangkok as the place of cheap shopping and amazing food, but there’s another side of Bangkok that locals know better – the Bangkok cafe culture. Which cafes do they frequent? What do they order? I was lucky enough to have a few local friends to accompany me in cafe-hopping and I thoroughly enjoyed my experience...

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Stressed Out? Doggie Therapy To the Rescue

Stressed Out? Doggie Therapy To the Rescue

Imagine being in a room of fluffy, friendly and extremely adorable dogs whose sole purpose is to make you feel better. Sounds like heaven? It sure felt like it when I attended NUSSU Academy’s first ever Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) Session, which was held in collaboration with Save Our Street Dogs (SOSD), an organisation which aims...

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6 Spook-tacular Sweet Treats for Halloween

6 Spook-tacular Sweet Treats for Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and while not all of us celebrate the occasion, there’s one thing we can all enjoy: good food! We sent out three of our lifestyle writers to review half a dozen trick-or-treats you can sink your fangs into this Halloween. Trick-or-Treat Pumpkin Pastry (Bread Society) Nicholas: Bread Society has whipped...

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Five Stars for 5 Plays: Celebrating ‘ImagiNATION’

Five Stars for 5 Plays: Celebrating ‘ImagiNATION’

Singapore’s fiftieth year already seems to have had its share of excitement, from the rah-rah celebrations of National Day to the intense general elections. But hold up, we’re not done yet. With the fifteenth birthday of Wild Rice coinciding with SG50, the local theatre company intends to make this year’s celebrations a season to remember. Their party...

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6 Things I Learnt During My Visit to the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

  After getting an exclusive behind-the-scenes at the newly opened Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (try saying that fast five times), I was completely bowled over by the vast array of biodiversity that it showcased. It’s spacious and ‘bio-noob’ friendly—for example, its brochure has a QR code that when scanned, takes you through the...

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[Food Review] Sapore Italiano @ U-Town

[Food Review] Sapore Italiano @ U-Town

Subtle handcrafted modernity—that’s the slogan of Italian restaurant Sapore Italiano. Our writer Chloe pays it a visit to find out how true it is. Sapore Italiano is situated in University Town with a shady al fresco area, perfect for chilling with friends or just people-watching. It gives off a rather quiet vibe, which is unlike...