Category Archives: Lifestyle

Summer Hardware Trading – Awesome Sanitary Ware Shop at Jalan Besar Singapore!

We visited many shops along Jalan Besar for our sanitary fittings, and it was definitely quite a tiring experience! Finally, we decided to make our purchase from Summer Hardware Trading. This is because we were very impressed by the great service and reasonable prices here. 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

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

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

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

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

CC Lee Design – Amazing Wedding Florist in Singapore!

It is very important to get a good wedding florist, because the floral arrangements can significantly affect the overall look of your wedding venue. Our wedding florist was Jessica Lee from CC Lee Design, and she did an amazing job with our flowers in the The St. Regis Ballroom! Continue reading

American Wedding Treasures – Awesome Wedding Invitations Designer in Singapore!

For our wedding invitation cards, we went with the vendor American Wedding Treasures (AWT). This is a reputable local company that was established in 1993. Their main wedding products are Wedding Invitations, Wedding Favors, and Ribbons. Continue reading

The Ultimate Guide to HDB Door Opening Rituals!

Door Opening Bean sproutingAfter we collected our keys for our new HDB BTO, we were quite unsure about how to go about the door opening rituals. After some research, we managed to find out more about the procedures. Continue reading

Feng Shui Consultation with Master David Tong (CMG Consulting)

David tong and meFor our wedding dates and HDB BTO Fengshui, we engaged the service of Master David Tong from CMG Consulting. It was a very pleasant experience working with him and we would definitely recommend him to young couples getting married and moving into their new home. Continue reading

Cynderella by Cynthia Oh – Amazing Makeup and Hair Artist in Singapore!

To achieve your dream wedding-look, it is super important is to get the perfect hairstyle and makeup. Therefore, before my wedding, I looked through the portfolios of LOTS of makeup artists before finally deciding on Cynderella by Cynthia Oh. It turned out to be a wonderful decision because I simply LOVED my hair and makeup on my wedding day! Continue reading

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Travel Blog and Making Money

Three years ago in 2014 I decided to start a travel blog with Raevian, my girlfriend at that time and now my wife. I’m happy to say that it has turned out out be one of the best decisions of my life. Continue reading

Our Fairy Tale Wedding at The St. Regis Singapore (John Jacob Ballroom)

We stood outside the John Jacob Ballroom at The St. Regis Singapore, bracing ourselves for the first wedding march-in. I felt Raevian tightening her hand around my arm. I put my hand over hers, and told her in the most reassuring tone I could muster:

“It will be all right dear. Just breathe.”

The march-in song started playing, and a short while later the hefty doors slowly opened to bright white lights, wispy smoke, and silhouettes of our guests giving a standing ovation. I could feel my heart beating really fast now. After months of preparation, this moment had finally arrived.

“I love you,” I whispered to Raevian. Together, we slowly walked into the majestic ballroom. Continue reading

The Private Room – Singapore Airlines’ Elite Lounge for First Class Passengers

I stared blankly at the golden pass in my hand. This was literally the golden ticket that would grant me access to The Private Room, Singapore Airlines’ elite lounge for its Suites and First Class passengers. I had anticipated this moment for so long, but now that it was really happening, I wasn’t quite sure what to feel. And so I turned to Raevian with a sheepish smile and said: “The ticket looks very atas hor.”

She rolled her eyes. Continue reading

Yuan Xi Wedding & Gifts – The BEST Place to Buy Guo Da Li Gifts in Singapore!

Every Chinese couple in Singapore knows that they need to buy and exchange Guo Da Li (Betrothal) gifts before their actual wedding day. Evan and I exchanged the gifts about one month before our wedding. Out of the many shops we visited, Yuan Xi Wedding & Gifts at Chinatown Complex had the best prices by far. The service was great too! Continue reading

Absolute Inspection – Awesome Defects Checking Company in Singapore

After waiting for a few years, we had finally gotten the keys to our new five room BTO! Raevian and I were really excited to embark on this new phase of our lives. However, we knew that there were still plenty of work to be done. The first important task was to check for defects in our new house. Luckily, we came across Absolute Inspection, a company that specializes in defects checking for new homes. We decided to engage the services of this company and it turned out to be one of our best decisions. Continue reading

iVideo Pocket Wifi – Unlimited 4G LTE Data in USA and Canada!

As you might know, Evan and I recently went on a two week honeymoon to USA and Canada. Whenever we travel, we simply need to stay connected to the Internet. Due to the nature of our jobs, we need internet connectivity to check important emails on the go. We also need to inform family members of our whereabouts, and update our adventures on social media anytime, anywhere. This time round, we decided to use the iVideo Pocket Wifi for our trip. It turned out to be cheaper, more convenient and reliable than what we had expected! Here’s our review of this device. Continue reading

Our Xinjiang PreWedding Photoshoot – One of the Most Beautiful Places in the World!

Last year, Raevian and I went for our highly-anticipated pre-wedding photoshoot in Xinjiang, a remote region in northwest China. The photos and BTS video turned out beautifully, but in case you think the process was purely fun and smooth-sailing, it wasn’t. The awesome photos and brilliant cinematography by Moomedia (our photography team) belie the many challenges we faced in Xinjiang. But on the whole, it was an unforgettable experience which we will relish in our memories for the rest of our lives. Continue reading

The Ultimate Guide to Designing Your Wedding Invitation Card in Singapore

Your wedding day is approaching and it is about time to start giving out wedding invitation cards! However, you haven’t started to design the cards yet and you are feeling pretty stressed out because there’s a ton of other things to do for the wedding. This was how I felt when Evan and I were coming up with our wedding cards, but we have survived to tell the tale. Continue reading