10 Most Beautiful Buildings in Manhattan NY that You Have to See

Walking around Manhattan NYC, Raevian and I were fascinated by the beautiful buildings. Many of them were built during the late 19th century. This period was later termed by Mark Twain as the “Gilded Age”. This is because it was an era where social problems were masked by a thin layer of “gold gilding” – a metaphor for the period’s excesses and degenerate morals.

Therefore, we saw many stately and majestic buildings, several which were leaning towards being opulent. Below is a list of 10 famous buildings in Manhattan NYC, arranged in alphabetical order. Continue reading

EDL – Awesome Laminate Company in Singapore

For the laminates in our house, we decided to go with EDL because we were thoroughly impressed by their high-quality laminates, top-notch service, and beautiful showroom. In this article we will share about our laminates journey with EDL. Continue reading

Getting our Door and Cabinet Handles from Shanghai Tong Lee Hardware Pte Ltd

We recently went to Shanghai Tong Lee Hardware Pte Ltd at Textile Centre to buy our cabinet door/ drawer handles. This is our review of this old-school hardware shop in Singapore. Continue reading

6 Best Dessert Places in Manhattan, New York City

We came across many tantalizing dessert shops in Manhattan NYC. These served as good pit stops for us to recharge with sweet treats before continuing our exploration of Manhattan. These are six awesome dessert places we love!
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Uni-Arm: Awesome Door Closing System in Singapore

One of the most useful things we have installed in our house is the Uni-Arm door closing system. This is a very popular door mechanism installed by many homeowners in Singapore. Continue reading

9 Awesome Museums in Manhattan (New York City)!

Manhattan (New York City) is well known for having many world-class museums. During our trip, we enjoyed touring several of these museums. Many of them offer free entry or “pay-what-you-wish” options, so make sure you check their respective websites for details before visiting. Below is a list of our favourites museums in Manhattan, arranged in alphabetical order. Continue reading

The Ultimate Walking Guide for Jackson Heights in Queens (New York)!

Jackson Heights is a neighbourhood in Queens (New York). It is arguably one of the most diversified places in the world! Over here, we saw ethnic enclaves of Indians, Latin Americans, Filipinos, and more. And of course we also tried plenty of different cuisines, such as Korean food, Mexican tacos, Indian restaurants, etc.

Before our trip, we were quite unsure about how to explore Jackson Heights. After some research, we managed to come up with a route that allowed us to fully experience the diverse nature of this vibrant enclave. We have outlined our route below, enjoy! Continue reading

Review of Getha (Singapore) – 100% Natural Latex Mattress!

I lay comfortably on the plush bed in the Getha showroom, feeling like I was going to doze off at any moment. It felt strange to be lying on a mattress in a public showroom, but there was no one else in the shop anyway. And the latex mattress was simply just too comfortable. This is our review of Getha, a company that sells premium latex mattresses in Singapore. Continue reading

Our Amazing Flying Experience on the Singapore Airlines Suites Class

For our honeymoon, Raevian and I flew the Singapore Airlines Suites Class to New York City. This elite seat class has captured people’s imagination for quite a few years now, and we were glad to finally experience it for ourselves. Continue reading

10 Awesome Things to do in Central Park NYC, The Most Famous Urban Park in the World

During our trip to New York City, we visited Central Park NYC, a large urban park in Manhattan. In this article I will list down ten best things to do in Central Park, arguably the most famous urban park in the world. Continue reading

Review of Moomedia – Our Wedding Photographer

We went with Moomedia for our pre-wedding photoshoot and actual day (AD) wedding photography. This article will highlight some of our experiences with them. Continue reading

Review of EcoPluz – Premium Vinyl Flooring in Singapore!

For our living room flooring, we decided to go with vinyl flooring from EcoPluz because it looks aesthetically pleasing and the price is very reasonable too. We were also very impressed by the good service when we visited the showroom. Continue reading

The “High Line” in New York City – Worth a Visit!

The High Line NYC is a linear urban park in Manhattan, New York City. It is built on an abandoned elevated railroad track and runs for about 2.3km. This famous park is considered to be an iconic example of urban landscape architecture. As we walked along the line, we saw many hardy plants and also enjoyed scenic views of the city and Hudson River. Continue reading

Taiyaki NYC – Japanese Ice Cream Shop in New York City!

It was late at night and we were rushing to Taiyaki NYC, a Japanese ice cream shop in Manhattan, New York City. We arrived at 9.45pm and were really happy to see that it had not closed yet! Continue reading

Dominique Ansel Bakery – Renowned Pastry Shop in New York City!

We love eating sweet stuff, so we were happy to discover Dominique Ansel Bakery, a renowned pastry shop in Manhattan, New York City. Continue reading

12 Best Stalls in Lau Pa Sat, Singapore

Lau Pa Sat (also known as Telok Ayer Market) is a popular food centre located in the heart of Singapore’s business district (CBD). This octagonal building with beautiful Victorian roof and column structures houses many stalls selling awesome hawker food. Even though it is more of a tourist trap at night, one can still find much delicious hawker fare here during daytime on weekdays. After lunching here for almost two years, I have consolidated a list of my favourite 12 stalls in this article. Enjoy! Continue reading

12 Chairs Cafe – Delicious Fusion European / Middle Eastern Food in New York City

12 Chairs was probably one of the nicest cafes we visited in New York City. This cafe serves delicious fusion Middle Eastern / European dishes. We simply loved the casual and comfortable vibe here, and service was wonderful too! Continue reading

Burger & Lobster NYC – Super Satisfying Lobster and Lobster Roll in New York City

We ate at many great restaurants in New York City, and one of our favourites has got to be Burger & Lobster NYC! This famous joint serves just three items: Burgers, Lobsters, and Lobster Rolls. Continue reading

Mr Francis Ng Chin Fah – Wonderful Wedding Solemnizer in Singapore

We researched many wedding solemnizers before finally deciding on Mr Francis Ng Chin Fah. It was a great decision because he was wonderful on our wedding day! Continue reading

5 Wedding Solemnizers in Singapore to Consider for Your Wedding

This is a list of wedding solemnizers based on research during our wedding! It is arranged in alphabetical order. It is important to contact your preferred wedding solemnizer early (at least six months in advance) because their schedules are usually extremely packed. We went with Mr Francis Ng Chin Fah as our Justice of Peace (JP) and he was wonderful! Continue reading

Breakroom Burgers & Tacos – Delicious Fusion Tacos in New York City

We visited Breakroom Burgers & Tacos late one night during our trip to New York City, and we simply loved the tacos here! This is a small joint that serves a variety of delicious Mexican fusion tacos and burgers. Continue reading

12 Best Places to Eat in Manhattan, New York City

We found lots of awesome places to eat in Manhattan, arguably the most vibrant borough of New York City. I am salivating just thinking about all the delicious food we ate! We visited over 50 food joints in Manhattan alone, and below is a list of our top twelve eateries, arranged in alphabetical order. Continue reading