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Anti:dote Afternoon Tea Review: Mother's Day 2016

Whisk yourself away to a brilliant afternoon tea at Anti:dote! Believe it or not, Anti:dote is the best place to bring your mother for a wonderful afternoon tea this Mother's Day.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Adeva Spa - Paragon Massage Review

Hidden in a corner of Paragon, ADEVA Spa is a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the city. My partner and I decided to check this place out right after our vacation — we literally brought our luggages after touching down in Singapore. The place was so serene with minimalistic yet functional furniture. I also saw celebrity blogger @Jemmawei with her boyfriend trying out their services— she looks really gorgeous in real life! Read till the end to find out how you can enjoy an online exclusive for couple spa (worth $727.60).

ADEVA Spa Paragon Review
Adele Spa Review

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

How to overcome quarter-life crisis in your 20s

Hello guys! It's been donkey years since I've last wrote about something reflective. I don't know about you - but I used to feel quite lost on what to do (you see, I wanted to do everything). Your 20s set the stage for milestones — it is the time when you graduate from your school, kickstart your career, meet new friends and colleagues, tie the knot and perhaps even have a baby! As I've just transited from the early stages of the 20s, I think it'd be a lot easier if there was some sort of guidance before embarking on this journey. Whether you're looking for your first job or kickstarting your first startup, I hope this would be helpful to redirect your thoughts and live a purpose-led life!

1. Your personal values

A person's character is the cornerstone of someone's life. I've heard many speeches from great man (Ministers, thought leaders etc), and they ALWAYS have a quote that they hold on to. One of my relatives is pretty successful in his career (think global hunt for his talent) and he reads a short devotional (i.e. a motivational piece) before kickstarting this day. His attention span would not last beyond 4 sentences but he will hold onto whatever value that has been instilled into him! Trust me - you'll deal with matters a whole lot differently when you meditate on values :)

2. A good match with your potential employer

Here's my personal career 'shopping basket' - which is made up of a whole lot of items that I'll feel happy with. Ask a lot of questions about the company you're going into— otherwise you'll be wasting the company's resources and your own time. Every one has their own different priorities - some people can't take it when they take more than 30 minutes to go to work, but some people are okay with travelling for 1.5 hours if the company is good.

3. Money vs time

Would you rather be a strong oak tree that takes hundreds of years to grow, or a small plant which sprouts beautiful flowers for people to fancy? There is no easy answer to work-life balance or money-time issues. One of my friends got into a job where she earns 5 digits a month— but here's the catch, her working hours are extremely irregular and she is usually on-call during the weekends. Imagine going out with your partner and saying, "Sorry - I've got to catch this appointment... hope you understand...". It's really common to define success as monetary incentives, but always consider the tradeoffs .

4. Trends of the future

Consider this: do you think that the skills you've learned in your new job would be relevant in 5 - 10 years time? Technology is so rampant these days that it wouldn't be surprising if all the vehicles would no longer need drivers.

5. Consider your (future) loved ones

Do you have plans to migrate overseas or create a startup that would give you no income for several months/years? I feel like there were a lot of added responsibilities after coming out to work - paying bills, feeling the pressure to settle down (your colleagues / friends will ask lots of questions :P), planning a budget and more.

6. Is satisfaction good enough?

I like open, working spaces - but one of my friends lamented that this means no privacy for him. I think the question that makes me feel the most rewarded is, "Are you at peace?" Life is really short, so if we did something that we don't want to (but did it because others tell us to, or that we were pressured to do so),

Ending off with my favourite verse from the Word :)

"So I decided there is nothing better than to enjoy food and drink and to find satisfaction in work. Then I realized that these pleasures are from the hand of God." Ecclesiastes 2:24 

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Introducing the all-new ehbuzz —a community of local foodies!

Another resourceful portal has been developed and recently launched on our sunny shores — is a website where contributors are able to share their food photos and introduce the latest food outlets! There is both a desktop and mobile interface which makes surfing convenient and easy! Since we're mostly on-the-go, let's review how the mobile version works.

Using ehbuzz may be quite challenging initially on the desktop version as you would have to explore the various functions before finally knowing what each tool is for. One of my favourite features is to discover other foodies, known as 'Gourmet Hunters' in the app. Do you see any of your favourite instagrammers/bloggers here? :)

To introduce an outlet, simply click on the menu button at the top right (it's the same for desktop) and click introduce! You'll only need to fill in the name, address, photo, price range and tags. There is no need to rate at all! There is also another function for buzzing (I.e rate a shop) but that's about it.

Here's a screenshot of my intro for Muddy Murphy's, an Irish bar in triple one somerset!

The mobile web version also allows you to follow other hunters and functions in the same way as the web version. 

While ehbuzz is still relatively new, it does have a lot of potential to build a community of like-minded foodies in Singapore! I hope they'll publish an app soon!

Friday, January 20, 2017

If you love loud music, you'll love BQ BAR

Raise your voices, I mean glasses, to Dharma's Kebabs at BQ Bar. The website of this place proclaims that they're an 'unpretentious and lively waterfront bar' at Clarke Quay. This got me questioning— what is 'unpretentious'? Does it refer to unfriendly, cold staff or music so loud that you can hardly hold any conversation with your partner? Read till the end to find out how you can get their 1-for-1 mains in Singapore.

BQ Bar interior

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

What would you do if someone sent this basket of flowers to you?

Flowers — they're the best organic living matter to express your love in any occasion. Before your great-great-great-grandmother's time, flowers have been used to celebrate someone's birthday, to show one's love when someone is hospitalised or to express grief over the passing of a loved one. Flowers make a GREAT gift. Well, Floral Garage Singapore has taken a step further with soon-to-launch DIY flowers that promotes sincerity among the senders through a very personalised touch. Read till the end to enjoy 15% OFF all flowers!

Valentines Day 2017 DIY Flowers Singapore

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

How does it feel to step into the world's FIRST building made of 100% recycled material?

Thanks to Cuifen, my partner and I got to visit Samwoh— a building that is the first of its kind in this region which uses 100% recycled concrete aggregate back in 2010. This is a significant breakthrough in the construction industry because, 6 years on, the building is still strong and fine. Let's take a walk through Samwoh eco-green and find out who they are, what they do and why we should be proud of them! To excite you further, we got to see real bombs (but they were inert) used to demolish buildings. COOL MUCH!

Samwoh was incorporated in Singapore as a transport and logistics company by three lorry drivers in 1975. Its business started developing in the 1980s when it secured a few sizeable transportation and logistics projects from the Housing and Development Board and also the Public Works Department. The company also invested in an asphalt batching plant and expanded on its asphalt premix supplying and laying services.
Inert explosives — used to blast buildings for collection of material