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
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
@ 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
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!
@ Somewhere in the East of Singapore
1. Chum/Cham (Hokkien dialect): To be in a sorry state or bad situation.
- Cynthia comments that Robert was 'chum' because he had gone into the drain to retrieve her keys in the previous episode.
- Cynthia says 'chum' to herself as she was lost and
@ East Coast Park > Tanjong Rhu Promenade, Marina Bay Sands > Merlion Park > Esplanade
Cycling! The last time we cycled was probably... when we were much younger. We had a good 2-hour+ session from the bicycle rental shop where we rented our bikes from. We cycled from point A
@ Tampines Round Market - 137A Tampines Street 11, Singapore 522137
Hai Chang Fish Head Steamboat (opening hours: 5-9pm, closed on Mondays)
It had rained half the day earlier. When that happens, usually a nice comforting bowl of porridge or soup would come to mind. We decided to pop over at Hai
@ random streets of Singapore
So, Robert and Cynthia meet by coincidence in while Cynthia was in dire straits - so much for being ridiculous and stomping off from their previous meeting at a blind date (click here to watch). Moral of the story - don't burn bridges.
Singlish word: Malu (Malay)
@ Warong Nasi Pariaman: 736 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198704
It was our usual Sunday lunch gathering and our friend Jeremy recommended us having Nasi (rice) Padang! Nasi Padang hails from West Sumatra (where the city is known as Padang) in Indonesia. A host of curry and chilli based dishes are
Singapore's urbanised, but there are pockets of nature to discover. Coney Island is located at the north-eastern tip of Singapore, just about 100 metres off the main island. There are 2 entrances to the island - West and East, 2.4 kilometres apart.
From the West entrance, you would have to head
Siao: Crazy (Hokkien dialect)
Aka: You got to be kidding me. / You must be crazy! / This is ridiculous.
On a side note on dating in Singapore:
A long time ago, matchmaking was very common (we're taking about 70 years back) and people married each other when they've only met once or
@ Port of Lost Wonder - 54 Palawan Beach Walk, Sentosa
It was the June school holidays and Yasmin and Jess decided to bring their nephews and niece to Sentosa! The Port of Lost Wonder (POLW) is great for kids from as young as 3 to probably 12. When the kids arrived
@ Liang Seah Street: Alight at Bugis MRT station and take Exit D
We frequent Liang Seah Street for meals on weekends! Eateries line most of the street. From steamboat buffets to Thai food and authentic Chinese cuisine from various parts of China, such as the super spicy grilled fish which
Although more Singlish words have made their way into the English dictionary (read BBC article here), there are still many that haven't. Here are more common words (or sounds) which you might overhear while out and about in Singapore.
1. Gai gai
This is used on kids tell them (or lure them)
@ MacRitchie Reservoir Park
For Elyn, who hardly exercises (the soles of her shoes falling off being undeniable proof), to enjoy the 12.6km Macritchie walk, there must be a draw about the place.
If you're looking for a unique way to burn off those calories from that third buffet in the month, or