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Ever since I was a child, I had a goal… A naive but hopeful dream, that when I grow up, I’d like to be someone who would make a difference in this world… Growing up in a developing city like KL, I do agree that Malaysia, isn’t like one of the big and formidable countries, […]

$1.47 USD – The CHEAPEST Michelin Star Place In The World Is In Singapore

For just $2, you can try out Michelin rated food at a humble hawker store situated near Chinatown Singapore – Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice and Noodle. We decided to head down to find out what all the fuss was about. See more pics, address and read our full review here: Hong Kong Soya […]

16 BreadTalk Buns Now At $1 Each!

PSA: 16 BreadTalk buns now going for $1 EACH! We didn’t believe it till we went down ourselves! BreadTalk is celebrating their 16th anniversary this July with 16 Fan Favourite buns at just $1 each. They are also offering a special Flosss promotion and a generous discount on their cakes. Our favourites were the Snow […]

5 Places In Singapore For An Active Day Out (feat. Georgina Poh) – Guide To Singapore: Episode 8

Tired of doing the same old thing every weekend? Then, check this video out to see a few active and unconventional activities you can do with your BFF or your partner. Watch as Christabel and special guest, Georgina Poh a.k.a. @sugarrandspice take on Baseball, Paintball and even Karting! This is one video you DEFINITELY don’t […]

BAKE Cheese Tart From Hokkaido At ION Orchard

We headed down to BAKE on its opening day to find out if the hype was worth it. Lots of people in office attire were standing in the queue – they must have taken half-day leave just to line up! This famous cheese tart shop from Hokkaido creates their cheese tarts using 3 different types […]

Bao Today – Singapore Restaurant with $2.50 Dim Sum

Bao Today just turned 10 years old and to celebrate, they’ve priced ALL their dim sums at just $2.50. It doesn’t matter if you’re ordering their Panda Liu Sha Bao or Har Kaw, all their dim sum is going for $2.50! The dim sum is prepared by Hong Kong chefs and they open till 12 […]

Bedok Marketplace – The Most Hipster Kopitiam In Singapore

We never knew hawker centres could look so beautiful. The newly renovated Bedok Marketplace has still not been seen by most Singaporeans, so we decided to go down and shoot this video. Yes, it’s worth travelling to the East for. Also read: The Bedok Marketplace: 8 Stalls To Try The Bedok Marketplace: 8 Stalls You’ll […]

Best of Pai / Chiang Mai, Thailand HD – Smart Travels: Episode 9

Highlights from our blogger trip to Pai and Chiang Mai, Thailand. Features Pai Walk, Pai Hot Springs, Sea of Mist, Chiang Mai Maesa Elephant Eamp, Chiang Mai Night Safari and many more! You can read out full blogs of the trips here! Thanks to AirAsia and Thailand Tourism Authority for the kind hospitality. […]

Best of Seoul & Things to do In Korea HD – Smart Travels: Episode 8

Highlights from our blogger trip with Korean Air featuring the best of Seoul and things to do in Korea – Everland, Myeongdong, Insa-dong, M! countdown, Namdeumum, Dongdaemun, Designer Hotel, Hongdae, Cheongdamdon, Itaewon, Garosu-gil. TheSmartLocal is Singapore’s largest lifestyle portal. Business enquires: We had an amazing time with some of the top bloggers from around […]

BiBing Cafe 비빙 – Korean Bingsu Made Out Of Bibimbap

Yes, that’s a Bibimbap bingsu you’re looking at. You’ve never seen bingsu like this before. Address: 50 Smith Street, Singapore 058958 Model: Trena Filmed and Edited By: Mark Tan – Business Enquires:

Big Street – Salted Egg And Chili Crab Prata Supper Place In Singapore

When we heard a supper place with Salted Egg Yolk and Chilli Crab Prata existed, we had to check it out. It opens till 3am! Situated in a 2.5-storey shophouse at Jalan Besar that can sit up to 100 people, Big Street serves up creative prata dishes like Salted Egg Prata, Chicken Mushroom Prata and […]

Bintan – Things To Do That You’ll Never Believe Possible – Smart Travels: Episode 16

If you’re itching for a quick getaway, Bintan might just be your best bet. With beautiful beaches and luxurious resorts, this island destination is just an hour away from Singapore by ferry! How awesome is that?! And to those who have been to Bintan many times before, watch the video and we bet you’ll discover […]

Boracay – The Philippines’ Ultimate Island Paradise – TSL Escapades: Episode 4

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard of Boracay, The Philippines’ beautiful island destination. From crystal clear waters in the day to raging parties at night, it’s no wonder that Boracay has been a popular destination amongst younger Singaporeans. If that hasn’t convinced you why Boracay should be your next holiday destination, watch the video and […]

Boufe Boutique Cafe – Fashion themed cafe selling colour changing drinks!

We headed down to Phoenix Park to check out a fashion themed cafe that has become popular with the Instagram crowd! Boufe Cafe, known for its colour changing drink JUST rolled out a new Chendol Raindrop Cake to celebrate National Day. Available from 1st to 9th August, the Chendol Raindrop Cake is a chendol flavoured […]

Bucktile St Cafe – A Dessert Heaven Hidden In Faber Drive

Well hidden in Faber Drive is Bucktile St. Cafe, home to a mountain of Instagrammable desserts, 18 different flavours of latte and yummy savory options! This place was so ulu that even the taxi driver praised us for sniffing it out *pats self on back* We tried: 1) Blue Velvet Waffles with Truffle Icecream $11.90 […]

Challenge Accepted: Be A Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe Chef In 1 Day

In our new TSL series, we go around Singapore accepting challenges. Here, Christabel Chua (@bellywellyjelly) attempts to replicate three of Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe’s most famous dishes in 1 day. Will she succeed? Find out what the head chef had to say. Also read our full article on 9 Things You Never Knew About […]

Char Restaurant – $6 Michelin Level Char Siew!

Started by two brothers from the UK, Char strives to improve the Cantonese food scene in Singapore, by amalgamating both Western and Chinese techniques. Char has also been included in the Singapore Michelin Guide book. If you drop by, be sure to order one of their beers or ciders. This mix of East and West […]

Conversations Over Coffee

A story revolving around one’s love for coffee, and one’s interest in a girl whom he thinks he’ll never get. SUBSCRIBE: Every individual has their fears of approaching someone that they admire a lot due to lack of self esteem. But we fail to realize that sometimes it is the simple things that create […]

Costa Atlantica Langkawi Stopover – Experience

Exploring the Malaysian city of Langkawi – A Tax free haven with an unforgettable cable car experience and lovely beaches. This was a stopover and our full Costa Cruises review and pictures can be seen at Check out Costa Cruises (Asia Pacific) here! Check out all the videos in this series: Part 1: […]

Costa Atlantica Phuket Stopover – Experience

Our exciting time exploring Phuket, Thailand. Namely Patong Beach and Phuket City, two totally different worlds! This was a stopover on our costa cruise trip. Our full Costa Cruises review and pictures can be seen at Check out Costa Cruises (Asia Pacific) here! Check out all the videos in this series: Part 1: […]

Crab Buffet For Just $99++ Per Pair at PARKROYAL on Beach Road

Plaza Brasserie at PARKROYAL on Beach Road is offering the Ultimate Crab Feast for just $99++ per pair from Monday to Wednesday! Featuring 11 different crab flavours, crab enthusiasts can expect 3 new innovative dishes: Wasabi Salted Egg Yolk Crab, Ginger Broth Crab and even Coffee Crab! In addition, there’re also going to be 3 […]