Festival des Métiers

Hermès Festival des Métiers

Have you ever wondered why people would pay a small fortune for Hermès products? Or why do Birkin bags command years-long wait lists? Or why do their stores carry this mystical air of timelessness? Learn about the magic behind Hermès

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Overview: Halloween attractions in Singapore 2011

Overview: Halloween attractions in Singapore 2011

It is going to be an fright-filled October with three large-scale Halloween attractions in Singapore! Night Safari and Sentosa are back with their popular Halloween Horrors and Spooktacular events. Resorts World Sentosa has finally done their Universal Studios park justice by bringing the famous Halloween Horror Nights from the American Universal Studios theme parks! So, […]

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Potions

Brewing Potions in Pottermore

With Wizard’s Duel offline, Potions is the only way to quickly gain house points. A lot of people came to my Pottermore review searching for information about Potions in Pottermore. So here’s a few tips and tricks. I assume that you already know how the Potion game works. For those who don’t know, this is […]

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Welcome letter

A look into Pottermore

J.K. Rowling, retrieved from Pottermore.com J.K. Rowling certainly does not want the Harry Potter popularity to wane – even after the extraordinary success of the film series and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Her latest project, Pottermore, is an online experience developed with Sony. The website was described as an extension to the 7-book […]

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Entrance Ticket

Natsu Matsuri 2011

Natsu Matsuri, or Japanese Summer Festival, is an annual event held at The Japanese School (Primary Level) in Changi, Singapore. Highlights include festival games, performances and a bazaar sprawling across almost all major hallways at ground level. Although I knew about this event for years, I have not been to the festival until mere days […]

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COTEetCIEL Messenger

COTEetCIEL Laptop Messenger Review

I have grown out of Crumpler and Timbuk2 bags, which are too common and do not last as long as they did before – Plus these brands release bags in all sorts of bright colours that could become hard to wear sometimes – so that you have to always buy one in black, or feel […]

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Nathan Road

Trip to Hong Kong 2011 – Day 3 and 4

I’ll just consolidate the last two days of this trip into one post! The weather forecast warned us about Level 3 typhoon winds – and it was accurate. It was very comfortable to walk outdoors, but the wind brought about several bouts of unpredictable sweeping rain. Most of the day we were inside shopping malls […]

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Annual Pass Office

Overview of the new USS Annual Passes

The new Annual Pass programme for Universal Studios Singapore (USS) was finally announced on 6th July 2011 – three days after the pioneer batch of Annual passes expired. Here is their official page. As I found their information to be jumbled – difficult to weigh the cost and benefits of each Annual Pass, I have […]

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Trip to Hong Kong 2011 – Day 1

Just mere days after finally completing National Service, I found myself at Hong Kong with my family. We’ve not traveled together since late 2009. We took the 8:05AM flight on Cathay Pacific. Upon arriving and dropping our luggage at the hotel, we went straight to Causeway Bay for lunch at Hunan Garden. Located at Level […]

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