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
By Vibrant Dot Staff 7-Eleven is a one stop convenience store and a go-to stop for a quick bite on a busy day or a late night snack. What you might not know of is its extensive range of food and beverage products offered, both local and international. Look closely and you will be able
Japanese cosmetics are known around the world for being very high quality, coming in pretty packaging and best of all, affordable. Luckily for us, there’s quite a good range of Japanese cosmetics here in Singapore, and you don’t have to fly to Japan to stock up on your beauty needs. Here is a list of
By Vibrant Dot Staff Despite what you may think, makeup brushes are not reserved for just makeup artists and pros. In fact, you may notice that some of the most renowned makeup artists use their hands and fingers to blend and apply makeup to the skin. Yet, for most of us, especially makeup beginners, we
Speaking of Vietnamese cuisine, most people would think of ‘Pho’ — beef noodles with rich, super-yummy broth — or ‘Banh Mi’, a metaphorical flavour grenade packed in crisp-outer-and-soft-inner baguette. While these dishes are all-time favourites, there’s so much more to explore. Below are the top 15 Vietnamese restaurants in Singapore that we are recommending for your
Bubble tea may have been around in Singapore for a long time, but it was in 2018 that it truly saw a resurgence in popularity. Fast forward to 2019, and bubble tea trend is still growing at an alarmingly fast pace in Singapore. Singaporeans are already spoilt for choice; apart from classic chains such as
It’s the school holiday season, and that can only mean more outdoor fun for the kids! However, with the blazing hot weather as of late, it isn’t exactly an enjoyable temperature for children to be playing outside in. So why not take them out to cool down at a water theme park, whether it be
I’m 40 years old. I work as corporate communications director in an MNC. Work is stressful, hectic and I usually sleep around 2am. My eating time is also irregular and unhealthy. I often settle for quick small meals, which are mostly fast and fried food. Needless to say, I have no time to exercise. This
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been hailed as a solution to the developed world’s labour shortages and a means of vastly improving our lives. What are the current trends of AI and its future impacts on mankind? The Epoch Times asked some corporate leaders for their opinions. Driverless car technologies are an application of AI that
Powerful algorithms are slowly superseding humans in different aspects of our lives – robots and powerful machines are beating us at our own game. Shouldnít we feel frustrated, at the very least? Uber CEO Travis Kalanick believes that humanoid robots will soon be delivering pizzas and chatbots will be entertaining passengers in driverless cars. Kalanick
Hotpot..now that’s a dish all too familiar to most Singaporeans. We have been known to join snaking queues for a taste of its famously rich broth, and some even proclaim themselves to be the “Hotpot Connoisseurs”. But for all the hype, where in the world are the best hotpot places? Let’s take a look at
Sushi is a celebrated cuisine worldwide, but authentic Japanese sushi is not easy to find outside of Japan. Luckily, in Singapore, you don’t need to travel far to find authentic Japanese sushi. There are sushi establishments scattered across the island, and each is distinguished by their food presentation, restaurant decor, where their sashimi comes from,
Although shopping physically is the classic way of retail therapy, we noticed that online shopping is trending fast in recent years, especially in the fashion industry. At a click of a button, online fashion shopping is efficient as convenience is complemented by product quality, style and variety. Whether you are looking for top-trending apparel or
Who says cheap food can’t taste nice? Hawker centres are the perfect places for delicious meals at a low cost. Here are our top 10 best hawker centres in Singapore. 1. Old Airport Road Food Centre Situated far from Singapore’s city centre, the Old Airport Road Food Centre has been around for more than 30
In the studio of Typesettingsg situated at Pearl’s Hill Terrace, composing sticks, trays of metal types, printing presses and inks – remnants of a forgotten traditional art – are found lying on the table, stacked on shelves or kept in the drawers. There is a certain beauty and elegance to this traditional art that reflects
By Vibrant Dot Staff Fashion Makerspace I have an unused electric sewing machine hidden under my bed. I bought it from an electrical fair, and left it there for years as I simply wasn’t very sure how to operate a sewing machine. I certainly love to make my own clothes. On top of that, it
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