17
MAY
2019

5 Traditional Games Played By Singaporean Families In The Kampong Before The Internet Took Over

Traditional games in Singapore Image adapted from: @foreshoreseashore, Malaysian Traditional Games, budakjitralanie, and @yasukurong Most of us grew up with a steady reliance o...
15
MAY
2019

14 Perks & Struggles Of Being A Short Girl In Singapore

Short girl problems and perks   Image adapted from: @caramellechaos Fun-sized. Petite. Mini. Call me what you want, but here’s the truth that everyone who’s seen me IRL kno...
6
MAY
2019

How Discovering K-Pop Helped Me Lose 8KG & Stop Getting Bullied In Secondary School

Tales of a former “fat kid”   Image credit: Renae Cheng Teenagers can be cruel, and I was relentlessly teased by my schoolmates for being a fatty-bom-bom. The worst form o...
23
APR
2019

9 Experiences Every Only Child In Singapore Will Understand

Growing up without siblings   Image credit: Bryan Yeong “Do you have any siblings?” This question has undoubtedly been asked upon first meeting, as a common conversation...
16
APR
2019

I'm An RJC "Failure" Who Did Badly For A Levels But I’ve Got No Regrets

Story of a fallen Raffles kid   We’ve all read about the typical stellar Raffles student who gets into Harvard or Oxford just like how his entire bloodline did. And we all...
7
APR
2019

How I Bought My HDB Resale Flat In Less Than 6 Months As A First-Time Home Owner

Buying HDB resale guide   Image credit: Jessica Lai After I got engaged, I had an inkling of what was to follow in the grand Singaporean scheme of things: housing. New hou...
4
APR
2019

Gen Z Slang Is Confusing As Crap And It's Making This 26-Year-Old Feel Like An Aunty

Gen Z slang explained   I turned 26 this year. No big deal. It’s not like I’m 30 or anything. I’m still young. Still cool. Still, as the kids say, lit.  The kids sti...
25
MAR
2019

9 Old-School Remedies Every Singaporean Hated As Kids But Now Thank Our Parents For

Traditional ointments and medicine from our childhoods   Image credit: permenpeninggibadan.com, @francchina Growing up, we’ve all been subjected to at least one or two traditi...
8
MAR
2019

The Secret Reason Why Singaporeans Have An Undying Love For Bubble Tea

Why Singaporeans love bubble tea    Images adapted from: @xxyng92 (top left), Eatbook (bottom left and right) Come lunchtime, at precisely 12pm on the dot, a war cry i...
27
FEB
2019

14 Things Experienced By A Chindian In Singapore

As told by a Singaporean Chindian   Chinese + Indian = Chindian. If you grew up in Singapore, you probably know at least one person of this racial makeup, with interracial...
17
JAN
2019

8 Misconceptions About “Gamer Girls” Debunked By A Singaporean Female Gamer

Debunking stereotypes of female gamers   There’s no such thing as a “gamer boy” or even a “male gamer”. On the other hand, the term “gamer girl” is notoriously used in the g...
24
NOV
2018

The Seawind - Resort Style Freehold Condo In The East That Is 5 Mins From Marine Terrace MRT

The Seawind   Image credit: The Seawind Just ask any East-sider, and they’ll draw an inexhaustible list of reasons why they’ve got mad love for their hood. From its pleth...
21
NOV
2018

8 Spontaneous Ideas For Singaporeans Guys To Not Fit Into The Boring Practical Boyfriend Stereotype

Romantic things to do for your girlfriend   Image adapted from: Eatbook Singaporean guys have a knack for being overwhelmingly practical. Not that we’re complaining ...
20
NOV
2018

8 Ordinary Singaporeans Who Hustle At 2AM While The Rest Of The Country Sleep

Heroes of the night   Time check: it’s 1am on a weekday. The streets have quietened down, and most Singaporeans would be nestled comfortably at home, sipping tea, binge-wa...
20
OCT
2018

6 Things New BTO Home Owners Must Know Before Moving In

Things to settle before moving into your BTO   Image credit: moldremediation Waiting for the completion of your BTO can seem like a lifetime, but once those keys are in y...
16
OCT
2018

9 Acts Of Kindness In Singapore That Go Beyond Just Giving Up A Seat On The MRT

Acts of kindness in Singapore   "Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you." -P...
11
OCT
2018

How Sasha Christian Became Singapore’s First Asian Wakeboarding Champion

Singapore’s wakeboarding star athlete   Image credit: @sashizuu On the surface, Sasha Christian appears to be your typical young, fit and lively Singaporean. Having ...
18
SEP
2018

10 MapleStory Memories Every 90’s Kid Experienced Which Can’t Be Found In The New App Version

MapleSEA memories   Image adapted from: iQuillo & Engadget If you were a Singaporean growing up in the 2000s, names like Runescape and Raganarok Online marked a ...
6
SEP
2018

8 Signs You're Well On Track To A 6-Figure Saving Before Hitting 30

Singaporean cheapo genius saving hacks       So you want to be a millionaire...or at least put a deposit on your first home by the time you’re 30.  Ala...
30
AUG
2018

How To Live The Crazy Rich Asian Life In Singapore Under $50 A Day

Crazy Rich Asians on a budget Let’s say you’ve got one day to spare in Singapore - nothing more, nothing less. Of course you’d wanna live it up Crazy Rich Asians-style - especia...