A Quick Guide to Jurong Bird Park

My mother-in-law’s first visit in Singapore was about two years ago. It was her first time to go here and the highlight of her stay was when we went to Jurong Bird Park. Jurong Bird Park is Asia’s largest bird park, home to more than 5,000 birds with over 380 species. There are interactive and…

What to Expect When Expecting in Singapore

I have read every single page of the book, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” … but that was 11 years ago when I got pregnant with my first child, Jodee. And believe me, I have long forgotten the basics of breast-feeding and diaper-changing, and I had no idea destiny would require me to refresh…

Update on Typhoon Haiyan

As you all know by now, the devastation brought by Super Typhoon Haiyan was felt throughout Southeast Asia and it was the Philippines, especially in the Visayas province, that was most affected. It is the deadliest typhoon in the country that was ever recorded. As of this writing, death toll rose to more than 6,000,…

Home for the Holidays!

It’s 1:10am and I have a 10:00 am flight to catch. But I cannot sleep. It’s not because I’m worried about something but because I am overjoyed and excited. Why? After 392 days of being away, I am returning home for the holidays. I got no complaints with staying in Singapore. In fact, I am…

My Kitchen Challenge – 4 Days of Healthy & Yummy Meals

Singapore is a food paradise. It offers wide assortment of flavorful food which origins may be traced from China, India and the Malay peninsula. Like its culture, the food here is so diverse and it’s people has this deep, long relationship with good food. Singaporeans would know where the best place to eat Hainanese Chicken…

Marche, Vivo City and M-I-L

We invited my mother-in-law (MIL for short) to celebrate her 70th birthday with us here in Singapore. We thought of bringing MIL to Universal Studios so we headed to Vivo City, the largest shopping mall in Singapore and the gateway to Sentosa Island. Vivo City is easily reached by Harbourfront MRT Station and on the…

Tips on Choosing HDB Flats in Singapore

From a happy dream home, our flat turned into a nightmare with repeated toilet choking and flooding. We are a family with simple needs and we wanted a simple home. We were contented with old but decent furnishing in our rented HDB flat. We were overjoyed knowing that we have newly renovated toilets, bathroom tiles…