Spice World Hot Pot Celebrates 1st Anniversary

Spice World Hot Pot in Singapore is celebrating their 1st year anniversary with eight new dishes on their menu. Spice World Hot Pot is famous for their creative and colourful food presenations, fresh and premium ingredients, robust soup broths and excellent customer service. I was at Spice World Hot Pot official opening last year 2018, had a great and delicious time tasting hotpot cuisine by Spice World Hot Pot, thanks to Hpility SG for bringing me there for Spice World Hot Pot official opening event. For Spice World Hot Pot 1st year anniversary, there are new dishes on their menu. First and …

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New Cosmos of Photography 2019 Global Photo Contest

The New Cosmos of Photography 2019 Global Photo Contest is back again for its 42nd edition, officially accepting entries starting from today 17th April 2019. There are quite a number of different photography competitions around the world that photographers enter to put themselves to the test of their photography artistic style, creativity, skills, knowledge and photo stories with fellow photographers from the rest of the world. Reading through the details of New Cosmos of Photography 2019 Global Photography Competition website and looking at the entries from previous years, my feel is that this photography competition is not the “usual style” …

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Hoi An and Da Nang – March 2018

My first holiday trip to Vietnam, visiting Hoi An and Da Nang took place in March 2018. As for my very first trip to Vietnam, it was in November 2014 for a business trip when I was still in my previous company, visiting an industrial estate location a few hours drive away from Ho Chi Minh City. After one year, I am finally going to write and publish my travel article along with Hoi An and Da Nang travel/food photographs that I took with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and LG V30+ smartphone. Over a period of 5 days, …

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Canon announced EOS 200D II

Canon recently announced a new DSLR to their lineup, the Canon EOS 200D II. The Canon EOS 200D II is a small, lightweight and compact DSLR camera, that would be suitable for beginner photographers who would like to advance upwards from their compact digital cameras that they are currently using and from just using their smartphone for photography. Although the Canon EOS 200D II is a small, lightweight and compact DSLR camera, it has quite a number of features packed inside this compact DSLR camera body with its functions and capabilities. If you are planning or starting to learn photography, …

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Packaging Matters at National Museum of Singapore

Take a nostalgic walk back in time at this special exhibition “Packaging Matters” at National Museum of Singapore, into the world of food and its packaging in Singapore, in the era of the early bottling and canning factories in the late 19th to early 20th centuries, to the light industries of the 1960s to 1970s when the factories in Singapore manufactured food. Upon entering into Stamford Gallery, it was like stepping into a time machine that brought me back in time when I was a young kid in the 80s, I spotted a number of familiar food packagings, boxes and designs that …

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Q1 2019 Reflection and Updates

This is now the start of Q2 2019 as we bid farewell to Q1 2019. I took out some quiet time whereby I do my reflections and updates on my Q1 2019 on my photography, on both professional/business and personal/leisure segments. A slow start to FY 2019 Year 2019 was off to a quiet start, there were enquiries and quotations, yet not of them bear fruit. Things picked up slowly after Chinese Lunar New Year, I hope that it would start the ball rolling, business growing and expanding  ahead in the very near future. The economy is slowing down, fierce …

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Risky Business Bar at Duxton Hill

Do you remember this movie quote, “Show me the money”? How about Top Gun? Now, who is the lead actor for these two movies? Yes, it’s Tom Cruise! There is a cool and new concept bar that has recently established itself in our highly competitive bar/drinks scene in Singapore, presenting to you, Risky Business. This bar, Risky Business, is inspired by Holloywood hearthrob Tom Cruise and paying tribute to his iconic films and acting from his movies “Risky Business” and “Cocktail”. Risky Business is a cosy and classy bar with a floor size of 1,100 sq ft 80 seater bar …

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My Canon EOS R and EOS RP stories

Here I am, going to share my Canon EOS R and EOS RP stories, what are the stories all about? The Canon EOS R, the first full-frame mirrorless camera from Canon was announced on 5th September 2018, with a lot of big fanfare, international media and worldwide photographers attention on Canon and their first full-frame mirrorless camera. Packed with such huge publicity and attention, the Canon EOS R was a popular camera and I only got the opportunity to review this camera recently, after Canon announced the Canon EOS RP full-frame mirrorless on 14th February 2019, a low cost mirrorless full-frame camera  …

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Carpmael Street Bazaar by The Retro Factory

Vintage and retro flea markets have been one of my favourite places to visit, you never know what kind of treasures and interesting items that you can find at these markets. From my various travels overseas in the last two decades to different countries and studying in Australia, I always have a fun time visiting such vintage and retro flea markets. Back home in Singapore, I was introduced to Katong Square Lifestyle & Vintage Market organised by The Retro Factory (maybe Q4 2016 or Q1 2017?) and I made new friends who are part of the community there! I also …

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Canon @ IT Show 2019

IT Show 2019 has arrived in Singapore, taking place at Suntec Singapore from Thursday 7th March 2019 to Sunday 10th March 2019. Canon is participating at IT Show 2019 and this would be good time to get your new cameras, accessories and printers. There are many great deals to choose from, there is something for you, whether you are just starting to learn photography or serious enthusiast photographer. Take a look at the Canon @ IT Show 2019 brochures and their attractive promotions! DSLR and Mirrorless DILC cameras Compact digital cameras Printers If you are thinking of which camera to get, let …

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