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Awesome things to do with family this June

With the school holidays just around the corner, it is time for the whole family to get out of the daily mundane routine and start having some fun! Singapore is no stranger to holistic family bonding activities and this holiday, SoakinSingapore brings you some of the countless things to do

Roti Prata Party!

@Casuarina Curry Restaurant and Catering: 187 Macpherson Road, Singapore 348545 It was a Monday and come on, who says we need TGIFs to celebrate? We headed down to the Casuarina Curry outlet down the road from our workplace and its wonderful because it is open till midnight daily! Everyone had a different

Our Childhood Chicken Rice Stall

Delicious Boneless Chicken Rice. 865 Mountbatten Road, #B1-85/87, Katong Shopping Centre, Singapore 437844. What an apt name for the stall. Although I used patronise this chicken rice stall at least once a week in my secondary school days, I've never actually knew the name of it! Lol. What I love about

Foxhole Cafe – Hideout in Hougang

If you are looking for a café that is away from the hustle and bustle of town area; Foxhole Café is probably for you.  The owners aptly named the café ‘Foxhole’ because they  thought the location was just likened to the definition of Fox Hole – A hole in the

Singlish101: Pick Up Lines (EP4)

"You look familiar... have we met before?" I believe is a well, familiar, overused, ineffective and yet evergreen pick up line and question regardless where we are on earth.  In the past (before the 1960s), matchmaking was a common practice in Singapore. My grandparents were match made and only met each other once

A Peek into the National Gallery Singapore

@ National Gallery Singapore: 1 St. Andrew's Road, Singapore 178957 How to get to the National Gallery Singapore: Take the MRT and alight at City Hall station. Take Exit C. If you've watched the video of us at the National Gallery Singapore, clearly, art appreciation is probably secondary to our past time,

Weekday Office Lunch Culture in Singapore

In Singapore, lunch time frenzy is akin to Black Friday shopping, well almost. With a satisfying meal at a hawker centre or coffeeshop setting you back for as little as $3, most people head out of the office for lunch, instead of bringing lunch from home. Just head to Raffles Place

Budget, Get Set, Go! Living in Singapore: Life Hacks

Whether you’ll be living in Singapore for a couple of months or years, or will be visiting for a short period of time - Singapore is not cheap. Prices in Singapore are rising and if you’re looking to stay in Singapore on a budget, you’re going to have to stay

Chinese New Year Practices at Home

1. Wearing red Word has it that the colour red frightened the Nian, which is a creature that appears during spring time to attack the villagers. Red also symbolises good fortune. People will wear red underwear as well to bring good luck, especially at the gambling table. While black represents death,

JB Ah Meng – is it worth the Michelin Bib Gourmand hype?

The open-air back-alley JB Ah Meng in Lorong 23 that most are familiar with has shifted early Jan 2017! Good news, it is now located at a brighter, semi air-conditioned location in Lorong 30, more spacious and cooler yay!! Well in case you have been wondering, JB Ah Meng is locally

Botanic Gardens, Singapore’s Nature Hotspot

Lush, green trees and wide spaces; colourful flowers and the first and only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Singapore. The Singapore Botanic Gardens boasts of its 60,000 species of flora and fauna, including Singapore’s most famous tree, the Tembusu tree, which spreads out up to 40m in height and thrives

Beef Hor Fun at the Old-School Prince Coffee House

@ Prince Coffee House: 249 Beach Road #01-249, 189757. Opening hours: 11am to 9.30pm. Our usual Sunday lunch gathering led us to Prince Coffee House along Beach Road. Seeing how our friend Alain was chummy with the boss himself, it’s clear he’s a regular at this old school eating house. The

Super Loco – Super Hip, Super Fun Mex Brunch

If the name Super Loco sounds a tiny weeny bit familiar, that's because this is sister outlet of Duxton Hill's Mexican taqueria, Lucha Loco! Both are equally popular with expats, just that this has a more casual and fun vibe! This is how our brunch looks like from top view!

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