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7 Unique Themed Restaurants & Cafes in Singapore

By LDR On 10 Jul 2018 In Things to do Bugis - Food for the Soul, SG Heritage Food Trail

We have consolidated a total of 7 different restaurants and cafes in Singapore – each with a unique and interesting identity to itself. Gather your families, loved ones and friends to go and explore together! Time to bring your dining experience to the next level of fun! 1. Shop Wonderland Café...

Durian Diaries: What Is Durian?

By LDR On 25 Oct 2016 In Stories Botanic Gardens - The Green Oasis, Bugis - Food for the Soul, Pulau Ubin Nature

The durian, as the king of fruits, is both loved and reviled. The famous (or infamous) fruit is unparalleled in both taste and smell. As Singaporeans say, it “tastes like heaven and smells like hell”. What does durian smell like? The smell of durian has been described as similar to...

Durian Diaries: 5 Best Places to Eat Durian

By LDR On 25 Oct 2016 In Stories Botanic Gardens - The Green Oasis, Bugis - Food for the Soul, Pulau Ubin Nature

Although most durian stalls are willing to pack your chosen durian into styrofoam boxes to go, it’s always best to eat a durian on the spot. After all, you’re not even allowed to bring your durian onto public transport anyway! Here are a few of the best places to eat...

Durian Diaries: How to Choose a Durian

By LDR On 25 Oct 2016 In Stories Bugis - Food for the Soul, Gardens By The Bay, Pulau Ubin Nature

Not all durians are created equal. Some are better than others. The big question is: How to choose a durian that stands out from the rest? You want a durian with flesh that’s and creamy, not dry and rubbery. Many durian aficionados also prefer flavours that are complex and rich....

The 10 Different Types of Tourists – Which One Are You?

By LDR On 20 Oct 2016 In Stories Bugis - Food for the Soul, Lower Civic District, Singapore River - Birth Of A Nation

We all have our own quirks and preferences when it comes to travelling, some more bizarre than others. Do some of these types of tourists sound familiar to you? Take the quiz at the end and find out which tourist stereotype best describes you! 1. The one with the DSLR You go...

Is the Raffles Hotel Singapore Sling worth the price tag?

By LDR On 23 Sep 2016 In Stories Bugis - Food for the Soul, MRT

The Singapore Sling is, as its name suggests, a Singaporean creation. Invented in the 1900s by bartender Ngiam Tong Boon, the original cocktail has inspired numerous reproductions and reinterpretations. As of 2016, the Original Singapore Sling sells for a pricey S$31 at the Long Bar in Raffles Hotel. Unlike Coca Cola and KFC, the ingredients...

20 Uniquely Singapore Souvenirs You Should Buy

By LDR On 30 Aug 2016 In Stories Bugis - Food for the Soul, Chinatown - A Melting Pot of Culture, little india

Visiting Singapore and unsure what to take back with you for family or friends? You do not have to resort to getting fridge magnets and snow globes. To help you out, we have curated a list of delightful yet quirky Singapore souvenirs that captures the very soul of the nation. Singapore Souvenirs...