It’s not unusual to feel patriotic hearing the name of your home country. But what does that name actually mean? … Continue reading What are countries named after?
Sometimes, all we need to achieve our goals is the occasional reminder. Breaking routine is tough, you know? That little … Continue reading Do you know about the Daruma Doll?
As a hub for trade and culture, local cuisine in Singapore is derived from multiple influences. What has resulted is … Continue reading Have you tried Laksa?
Decidedly fragrant and undeniably gratifying especially when savoured on a cold rainy day, bak kut teh (which literally means “meat … Continue reading Have you tried Bak Kut Teh?
It’s Chinese New Year around the world. And with the new year, there’s a lot of games. Of of which … Continue reading Have you played mahjong?
The history of kue lapis could be traced back to its cousin, spekkoek or kue lapis legit, which is another … Continue reading Do you know about Kueh Lapis?
Ever notice those little pockets on your jeans? They’re pretty much too small to be useful. But in ye olden … Continue reading What is the use of that little pocket?