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Travel Guide 2018: Waisak Festival at Borobudur Temple in Yogyakarta

Take advantage of the Vesak Day long weekend and experience the magic of Waisak Festival at the Borobudur temple complex on 29 May 2018.

Travel Guide 2018: Cherry Blossom Viewing Season in Japan

Make the most of the Good Friday long weekend that begins on 30 March 2018 by visiting Japan during the sakura season.

Chinese New Year 2018: How to Plan Your Holidays Over the Long Weekend

Chinese New Year marks a three-day long weekend here in Singapore, so here’s how you can start the planning to maximise the holidays in 2018.

9 Long Weekends for the People of Singapore to Enjoy in 2018

Check out our cheat sheet on how to more than double the number of long weekends in your 2018 calendar. You’re welcome!

20 Unique Boutique Hotels in Singapore that Make for the Best Staycations

There’s nothing like being a tourist in your own backyard! Here are 20 places to consider for your next weekend escape.

Singapore Street Photography: Christmas Lights on Orchard Road

Kurt Ganapathy hits the most iconic shopping district in Singapore to capture these moments on ’tis season to be jolly.

Singapore Literature Review: this is how you walk on the moon

Calling all bookworms! We review this anthology by Ethos Books that’s set to challenge the way you think with its brand of anti-realist fiction.

Wesley Leon Aroozoo: The Singaporean Filmmaker on His Novel and Documentary About the Japanese Tsunami

The filmmaking teacher from LASELLE discusses his book and film “I Want to Go Home” that tell the story of Yasuo Takamatsu, the man who lost his wife in the 2011 Japan tsunami.

Ways of Seeing: Photographer Elephnt Captures Unique Lookout Points at HDB Void Decks in Singapore

The local photographer discusses “Ways of Seeing”, a photo-book that explores his fascination with the unique architectural elements and designs of residential blocks in Singapore.

Singapore Theatre: Review of “FRAGO” by Checkpoint Theatre

We review this brilliant play – written by Lucas Ho and directed by Huzir Sulaiman – that poignantly touches upon reservist life in the Singapore army.

Dream Chasers: Interview with Playwright Lucas Ho

The 33-year-old Associate Artist at Checkpoint Theatre talks about “FRAGO”, an upcoming play that touches upon the more poignant aspects of reservist life in the Singapore army.

Singapore Theatre Review: “Hand to God” by SRT

Think this play is just about a sock puppet? Well, think again. Check out our review of the dark and sinister comedy that delves into the concept of faith and loss.

Comedy Night in Singapore: Review of “Cannot Means Cannot” by Rishi Budhrani

Why can’t we do some of the things we’re told we can’t do in Singapore? The brilliant and hilarious Rishi Budhrani tells us during his first solo outing as a stand-up comedian.

Singapore Literature: Review of “Payoh” by Jim Tan

We review the allegorical tale that explores Singapore’s turbulent history through the struggles of sanctuary birds seeking self-governance and independence from their human counterparts.

Singapore Theatre Review: “Normal” by Checkpoint Theatre

We review “Normal”, a brutally honest and soul-stirring play that explores the world of students through the struggles faced by two Normal Academic misfits in an all-girls school.

Singapore Literature Review: Harris bin Potter and the Stoned Philosopher

Calling all muggles and magical folks alike! We give you the lowdown on the Harry Potter parody that’s set on becoming one of the most popular works of fiction in Singapore literature.

i Light Marina Bay: 32 Electrifying Instagram Images that Bedazzled Us

We round up some of our favourite Instagram images of Asia’s leading sustainable light art festival. Enjoy!

New Music from Singapore: Review of “Luna” by Fym Summer

Local singer-songwriter Fym Summer is back with her sophomore EP, and we’re only too happy to plug in our earphones to bring you this review.

20 Stunning Cafés in Singapore Worthy of Your Instagram Feed

We give you the lowdown on some of the most Instagram-worthy cafés so that you don’t have to hunt them down. You’re welcome!

Comedy Night in Singapore: Review of “Pottymouth” by Sharul Channa

We commemorated International Women’s Day by catching Singapore’s very first one-woman comedy show. Here’s everything the lady with the dynamite personality made us laugh about.