By Vibrant Dot Staff No more generic mugs and stocking-stuffers for your guy friends this Christmas! We have shortlisted 10 cheap, practical and ultra-useful gifts that will make him remember your kindness and thoughtfulness, at least till Christmas next year! 1. Self-stirring mugs (for an efficient boss) The self-stirring cup tops our list this
Prawn noodles are undoubtedly one of the unsung heroes of Singaporean cuisine. While not as famous as chicken rice, nasi lemak or even mee pok, every Singaporean has his/her favourite prawn noodles, and it’s definitely a comfort food for many of us growing up. Despite Singapore’s hot sweltering climate, no one can say no to
By Vibrant Dot StaffGrab, one of the most prominent e-hiring and food delivery services in Singapore, has grown into an invaluable service for many people, and an important source of income for many others. The daily interactions between customers and delivery riders and drivers are typically brief and curt meetings between strangers, but sometimes these
Singaporeans are spoilt with choice when it comes to online shopping sites – Amazon, Shopee, Qoo10, Lazada, Taobao Global, Alibaba, Tokopedia and etc. – you name it. Today, we are specifically looking at Amazon, the household-name for online shopping sites. For a quick refresh down the memory lane, Amazon is one of the pioneering online
Eye-popping colours, natural pandan fragrance, grated coconut sweetness.. These are the trademarks of Nyonya kueh. Some may wonder, what counts as kueh? Interesting fact is, there is no strict definition of “kueh”, but rather a general term used to describe snacks, which often can refer to cakes, pastries, cookies and other confectioneries. It seems there
Have you heard of Yuka Kinoshita? She is a Japanese Mukbang (eating show) YouTuber who has more than 5 million subscribers and is well known for her big appetite. She recently just uploaded a video of her enjoying our local cuisine which was ordered from Singapore Holic Laksa, a Singaporean food restaurant that is based
Are you looking for a place where you can enjoy some of the best Nasi Lemak here? This fragrant rice dish made with rice, coconut milk and pandan leaf is commonly found in Malaysia, but it’s also considered one of Singapore’s native delicacies. As the years go by, many chefs have innovated and made this
Mid-Autumn Festival is upon us and besides all the good reunion food that finds themselves on the table, mooncakes are not to miss. The flavours of mooncake just get more unique and quirkier each year. There’s nothing bad about it, in fact, most people enjoy seeing what mooncake bakers can come up with and it
2019 is definitely a year of stylish glasses looks. People don’t just wear spectacles on prescriptions, but more of them are wearing for style. One of the quickest ways to update your style would be getting a pair of brand new frames, right? Reading glasses have become an essential piece for fashion lovers, which explains
“Budget shopping” – perhaps that’s what you’d hear the most about shopping at Mustafa. Is that really true? To find out, we headed down to the bustling shopping center for a survey. And the results? In general, prices for both are quite competitive, with one matching another almost exactly. However, there are certain items that
Chinese Communist Party Attempts to Impose a Chinese Identity on Singapore, According to Us Think Tank
Singapore– “The fundamental purpose of Chinese propaganda and influence operations in Singapore is to impose a Chinese identity on Singapore”, said a report published on 16 July 2019 by The Jamestown Foundation, a Washington-based think tank. According to the report, the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) objective is to influence Singapore to align more closely
Changi Village may be right at the corner of Singapore and can be so easily forgotten. Truth is, Changi Village is quite the hidden gem, filled with a rich history of its own and can be an ample place to be away from the ever so bustling city. The neighbourhood is just mere minutes away
Have you been single for the longest time or lost hope in finding your one true love? Or perhaps you just need to get hitched to experience what it’s like to be in a relationship? If you don’t know where to meet your future partner, check out these Singapore dating apps that you can join
What was once referred to as the home to all things digital and tech has finally reopened after three years and a $560 million make over! Funan Mall is back and it’s the latest shopping mall by Capitaland, we must say Funan is a mall unlike any other. The futuristic mall boasts six storeys and
When friends ask me what’s a must-eat cuisine in Singapore, I’d say zi char (tze char). Cooked with a lot of love, the Chinese cooking mixed with culinary twists from other cultures has united many people over a hearty meal. There are so many zi char joints in Singapore, and you may have your favourite
MUJI is a well-known Japanese retail company which offers an extensive selection of products such as household items, furniture, stationary, fashion, food and more. Their products are high quality, stylish and promote a minimalist lifestyle, one of the many reasons why MUJI is such a popular brand among locals and foreigners alike. Aside from their
“Hi Cindy. Can you transfer some e-angpow to my WeChat account?” My friend Tony’s message suddenly popped up on my phone screen. He went to Guangzhou not long ago and we mainly communicated via WeChat as WhatsApp does not work very well there. “What? But I don’t have any bankcards linked up with my WeChat.
Japan is one of those countries you long to return to, even if you’ve only been there once. There’s just something about its culture, the way of life there and the people that make Japan the great traveling destination it is. If your next trip back to Japan still seems a long way off, fret
Singaporeans like Japanese hot pot a lot. Who doesn’t? Shabu Sai may be one of the most famous places to enjoy great Japanese hot pot in Singapore, but there are many restaurants out there that serve really good ones too. Here are the 10 best Japanese hot pots other than Shabu Sai for your next
The Korean BBQ trend is growing rapidly among Singaporeans. If you don’t already know, Korean BBQ is nothing like our regular backyard BBQ, no – it is far more than that, it teaches us the art of meat grilling. For those who are into the K-drama ‘Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo’, you know it shows
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