LG Pocket Photo Snap

Photographers, do you remember the instant print cameras? The memories that you can keep or give away to people after taking a photograph? The exponential spread and growth of smartphones over the years did help to spread the growth of photography especially mobile phone photography. While there were a lot more people taking and sharing photographs they shot, posting and sharing it online, on the internet and social network services, there is also a gradual return to printing photographs. Instant print photography is one of them and LG recently launched a hybrid instant camera and portable printer, the LG Pocket …

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Pandora’s Garden – Singapore’s first Rosé bar

A cosy rooftop garden bar, tucked away in the conservation neighbourhood of Ann Siang, not too far away from the central business district of Singapore, is now the home of Singapore’s first Rosé bar, Pandora’s Garden! Pink is the new Black! At Pandora’s Garden, this newly opened rooftop garden bar is dedicated to serving Rosé wine! When I made a visit to Pandora’s Garden, a few things caught my attention, the ambience and surroundings of Rosé bar and their Rosé wine collection! Located on the rooftop courtyard of Ann Siang House, at 28 Ann Siang Road, in this iconic historical …

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Launch of Malay CultureFest 2018 & Undangan ke Baitullah

The Malay CultureFest 2018 is back, it was officially launched on the 12th October 2018 at the Malay Heritage Centre by the Guest of Honour, Mdm Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore. Along with the launch of MalayCultureFest 2018, a special exhibition titled, “Undangan ke Baitullah: Pilgrims’ Stories from the Malay World to Makkah / Kisah-kisah Haji dari Alam Melayu ke Makkah” was also launched together on the same day. Malay CultureFest 2018 This year’s Malay CultureFest 2018 focus on artistic expressions of devotion and faith, found throughout the Nusantara, in conjunction with the special exhibition titled, “Undangan ke …

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My Retro find at Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market

A month ago, I shared a photo on my Instagram, my retro find at Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market. I asked my followers/readers to make a guess which whisky flask bottle did I purchase? Today I am going to reveal the answer! My choice is this glass hip flask in leather case! Being a heritage, vintage and retro enthusiast/supporter myself, I always love flea markets and the regular retro flea market that I always visit is the Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market by Vintage Flea Market by the Retro Factory! If you love arts, craft and lifestyle products, …

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QUAN FA (a farm to table) mookata

This very delicious food tasting journey to QUAN FA (a farm to table) mookata began with just a simple conversation during an evening tour to visit the Singapore Philatelic Museum. There is a new food place for us to visit for a food tasting session! Alright, the rest of the folks replied, for those who were able to attend. One week later, we made our appearance at Jurong East Street 31, visiting QUAN FA mookata. Personally, this was also my first time eating a mookata meal! While we were hungry with a grumbling stomach, we had to wait eagerly to …

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Singapore Night Festival 2018 (17-25 Aug)

The Singapore Night Festival 2018, in its 11th edition since her maiden debut in 2008, an event that I have consistently visited all 11  editions till date (check out my Flickr collection – Singapore Night Festival). Singapore Night Festival 2018 took place from 17th to 25th August 2018 at the Bras Basah Bugis precinct. I visited Singapore Night Festival 2018 over a period of 4 nights, looking at the various Night Lights artworks on display and performances by different arts troupe. The style and direction for Singapore Night Festival 2018 had changed, there wasn’t a big international performance act to anchor the Singapore …

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World Press Photo 2018 – Singapore Exhibition

The “Oscars of Photojournalism”, the World Press Photo (WPP) Exhibition is back in Singapore! Presented by The Straits Times, the World Press Photo (WPP) Exhibition 2018 features 161 prize-winning photographs that captured some of the most powerful, mind blowing and eye opener images around the world! The World Press Photo 2018 – Singapore Exhibition was officially launched on 5th October 2018 by Ms Chang Hwee Nee, CEO of the National Heritage Board at the National Museum of Singapore. Looking back, I can still remember visiting and covering World Press Photo Exhibitions in Singapore starting from World Press Photo 2013 – Singapore …

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Enter into The Little Prince In The Dark Collection

The Little Prince has been in Singapore for the past few months at the Singapore Philatelic Museum since June 2018. I had the opportunity to visit this exhibition during a media preview and I had a fun time there! This wonderful exhibition brings the young and old into another world through their stories and adventures. At the Little Prince exhibition, visitors would not be able to touch most of the artworks and artefacts on display inside this exhibition! Now, they can, when visitors enter into The Little Prince In The Dark Collection! There are six sculptures inside this special dark collection …

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Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2018

Today, on the 24th September 2018, is Mid-Autumn Festival, first and foremost, I would like to wish all my readers 中秋节快乐,Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Over the weekend, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall (SYSNMH) organised Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival 2018 with many fun activities and events on 22nd and 23rd September 2018!   Mid-Autumn Festival is one of my favourite festivals, with the colourful lanterns and getting an opportunity to taste different mooncakes (although I don’t really eat a lot!) with Chinese tea, catching up with family, relatives and friends. At the Wan Qing Mid-Autumn Festival, we can see extended families coming down together …

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Food Tasting at Club Meatballs

Meatballs fans, there is now a place for you to visit, introducing Club Meatballs at China Square Central! I went for a food tasting at Club Meatballs recently and I was able to taste the different cuisines being offered at Club Meatballs. Club Meatballs, a restaurant, café and bar, all together in one cosy space, is helmed by Chef La Mei Mei from New York. This pretty millennial chef is of Vietnamese and Malaysian descent, grew up helping out at her family’s Japanese restaurant and working in cafes in New Jersey. After Chef La Mei Mei graduated from The Institute …

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