The 5th Singapore International Photography 2016 Festival

The fifth edition of the Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) 2016 is in full swing and runs until November 16. The non-profit biennial festival aims to provide a platform for Southeast Asian artists to showcase their works alongside their international counterparts. The festival includes exhibitions, workshops and outreach programmes to promote photography across Singapore. In

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Singapore Biennale 2016: An Atlas of Mirrors

Since its establishment ten years ago, the Singapore Biennale has continuously drawn a rising number of visitors to its premises. Organised by the Singapore Art Museum, the Singapore Biennale 2016 (SB2016) was officially opened on October 27 and will run through the end of February at different venues throughout the city. SB2016 also initiates projects

Soaking in The Singapore Sun with The Sasonos

Spend five minutes with celebrity couple Dwi Sasono and Widi Mulia, and you will soon realise that nothing is more important to the pair than family. The charming actor and his quirky singer-wife are proud parents to three bubbly, highly energetic children, Dru Prawiro, Widuri Putri and Den Bagus. But between juggling their hectic schedules

Celebrating Michelin-starred Cuisine With Curate

Curate is Asia’s first Michelin Chef showcase restaurant, which opened in April2016, and is home to Art at Curate, a series of culinary pop-up events featuring specially selected Michelin-starred chefs in partnership with Michelin Guide Singapore and Robert Parker Wine Advokate. Through this event, epicureans have the opportunity to indulge in Michelin-starred cuisine without having

Tourist Destination Germany: A Country of Highest Standards

Are you thinking about taking a holiday in Europe? Put Germany on the list! The Western Europe country offers many tourist attractions, great facilities and an impressive infrastructure. According to the German National Tourist Board, that works globally to promote Germany as a tourist destination, the popularity of Germany as a holiday destination continues to

A Sanctuary in the City of Bliss

As a frequent visitor to Singapore, I find the city to be highly admirable for possessing so many pleasantly surprising factors. Although small and relatively young, Singapore never runs out of exciting attractions. At every corner of the city one cannot help but run into charming stories of the present and the past. Many names

Elegant and Luxurious French Dining at Joël Robuchon Restaurant

Joël Robuchon needs no introduction: the well-known, most decorated Michelin Star Chef with a whopping 30 Michelin Stars, delivering French haute cuisine to the next level, is a household name in the culinary world. Joël Robuchon Restaurant first opened its doors in 2011 and is Singapore’s first and only three star Michelin restaurant as listed

Winter Highlight in France

Colourful lavender fields in Provence, wine tasting in the region of Bordeaux and sunbathing at the French Riviera – France attracts millions of tourists in summertime. But the country is just as mesmerizing in winter. Here are some travel ideas for those who would like to experience a different kind of France. Exploring the French

Giving A Destination A Second Chance

It was around 12 years ago when I had the opportunity to travel to Europe for the very first time—alone. Being a first-timer, I was very excited and wanted to see as much as I could. I spent over a month visiting Istanbul, Cappadocia, Budapest, Vienna, Berlin, Paris and Toulouse, which I did in a

Enjoying Finland: 4 Places to Go When Visiting Finland

Like its Scandinavia’s neighbour countries, Finland is blessed with natural richness and wonderful landscapes that you should witness at least once in your life. Pump your adrenaline rush by exploring Finland’s great outdoors, leaving you with a remarkable experience you will likely remember for the rest of your life. Hiking in Lapland Photos courtesy of

Korea Grand Sale: More than just a shopping experience

Korea has found a unique way to attract more tourists to visit the country in its low season. Since 2011, the country holds the Korea Grand Sale, a shopping paradise for visitors from abroad. The Korea Grand Sale, however, is more than just with great discounts – it is a shopping festival combined with touristic

Living Like A Local in Singapore

Singapore doesn’t have a soul, many travellers often claim – but they couldn’t be more wrong. The island city-state boasts a rich heritage and a diverse culture; one only needs to find the right places to experience them. Hospitality owner and operator Far East Hospitality has recognized the immense potential of Singapore’s one-of-a-kind culture and

Unconventional Romantic Gateways

Keeping the excitement of romance in a relationship has proven to be quite a challenge for many couples. Most of them usually fall under the spell of the daily routine: they have a good life but it feels like a constant repetition – like a time loop where every day is just the same, similar

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