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Love Export X: Recon Trip in Vientiane

Love Export X: Recon Trip in Vientiane

As the week draws to a close, many of us will be planning on what to do over the weekends. Especially when we are in week 1 or 2, weekends seem to be a perfect escapade from our daily academic pursuits. Be it going out to catch up with friends, having a nice outing with...

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Canon EOS M100 [Review]

Canon EOS M100 [Review]

This labour day weekend I took the Canon EOS M100 for a spin. To start of I really liked the size of the camera it is compact and easy to bring out. It delivers quality images that matches up to the DSLR. In a way, this camera is a baby DSLR, that has similar quality...

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Twisting the typical: Choosing slightly different holiday destinations

Twisting the typical: Choosing slightly different holiday destinations

Choosing locations for a holiday are one of the toughest and most time consuming of processes. One of the usual methods of selection comes down to weather, popularity and type of activities available at the holiday destination. This usually tends to lead to a dichotomous choice — snowy end-of-year destinations or beachy sites for relaxations....

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Reopening of the University Cultural Centre

Reopening of the University Cultural Centre

The University Cultural Centre Façade (image courtesy of NUS Centre For the Arts) The University Cultural Centre (UCC), situated in the west outskirts of the NUS campus, formally reopened on 22 March after a six-month closure.   Since it was first opened on 5 September 2000, the UCC has hosted a list of prominent political, cultural...

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5 Things I Learnt Living On Campus

5 Things I Learnt Living On Campus

More than just an academic backdrop to the university student life, the NUS campus is perpetually moving in motion with students and staff shuffling to get to their next classes or meetings. While the aesthetics are invigorating and uniquely imbued with gentrified inklings, the true beauty of the campus is what takes place on its...

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A guide to getting your driving license (Class 3 and 3A)

A guide to getting your driving license (Class 3 and 3A)

There is no denying that owning a car in Singapore does not come cheap, and obtaining a license comes at a hefty price as well. Besides having to fork out a 5-digit sum for a mere Certificate of Entitlement (COE), owning a car comes with additional costs in the forms of petrol, road tax, parking...

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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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Discover Hong Kong – the Budget Way

Discover Hong Kong – the Budget Way

Forget about the tours and typical tourist attractions like Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park. Here are some ways you can appreciate Hong Kong while making your wallet happy. 1. Travel like a local with public transport MTR First things first, get an Octopus card. It can be used on all types of public transport, and...