Entertainment

5 Atas-Sounding Things It’s Possible to Do Cheaply In and Around Singapore
5 Atas-Sounding Things It’s Possible to Do Cheaply In and Around Singapore
Singapore to me might mean sweating it out under the hot sun, plates of char kway teow and Milo ping in ...
2 April 2016
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The MoneySmart Guide to Singapore Movie Discounts 2016
The cheapest way to watch a movie is *cough* illegal. Since we would never dream of doing that, ahem, we ...
30 March 2016
3 Social Experiences Singaporeans Will Inevitably Regret Spending Money On
3 Social Experiences Singaporeans Will Inevitably Regret Spending Money On
Years ago, scientists discovered that spending on experiences instead of material goods makes you happier. ...
18 March 2016
3 Places Where Tired Office Workers Can Take a Power Nap in the Singapore CBD
3 Places Where Tired Office Workers Can Take a Power Nap in the Singapore CBD
If you ask me how I feel at work most of the time, my answer would be: sleepy. And judging by the exhausted ...
17 March 2016
10 Cheap Things to Do When Having Friends Over at Your Place
10 Cheap Things to Do When Having Friends Over at Your Place
So you’ve blown all your cash on your resale flat and are now enjoying the much-delayed experience of having ...
8 March 2016
Is Singtel’s Music Streaming Plan Worth Cancelling Your Spotify Premium Account For?
Is Singtel’s Music Streaming Plan Worth Cancelling Your Spotify Premium Account For?
In case it’s not obvious from my previous articles, I jiak kantang. That’s a Singlish term using the Hokkien ...
7 March 2016
5 Ways Singaporean Gamers Can Stop Wasting Money
5 Ways Singaporean Gamers Can Stop Wasting Money
Virtually every Singaporean male (and a good number of females) is a gamer. Whether you’re one of the many ...
1 February 2016
3 Hacks That Can Lower the Cost of Dating in Singapore
3 Hacks That Can Lower the Cost of Dating in Singapore
While singles in other countries scramble to download Tinder in the run-up to Valentines’ Day, in Singapore ...
27 January 2016
4 Ways Singaporeans Waste Money Before Chinese New Year
4 Ways Singaporeans Waste Money Before Chinese New Year
Back when you were young enough to pay 55 cents for bus rides, Chinese New Year was like a goldmine. You’d ...
26 January 2016
4 Very Cheap Group Activities That You’ll Enjoy More Than Hanging Out at Hipster Cafes
4 Very Cheap Group Activities That You’ll Enjoy More Than Hanging Out at Hipster Cafes
When a weekend hanging out in Singapore can cost more than a 3D2N trip to a neighbouring country, you know ...
22 January 2016
3 Expensive Ways Singaporeans Spend Time Hanging Out and Their Cheaper Alternatives
3 Expensive Ways Singaporeans Spend Time Hanging Out and Their Cheaper Alternatives
Having fun in Singapore can be hard sometimes, not just because this country is full of boring sticks-in-the-mud ...
16 December 2015
5 Awful Christmas Gifts We Hope You Won’t Be Giving This Year
5 Awful Christmas Gifts We Hope You Won’t Be Giving This Year
I’ve never received a vacuum cleaner for Christmas, but I imagine it would be somewhere near the top of ...
1 December 2015
How Singaporeans Can Entertain Visitors From Out of Town Without Going Broke
How Singaporeans Can Entertain Visitors From Out of Town Without Going Broke
Every so often, you get a call from friends living overseas who excitedly tell you that they’re coming ...
17 November 2015
5 Super Cheap Halloween Costumes to Try This Year
5 Super Cheap Halloween Costumes to Try This Year
It’s that time of year again—no, not haze season, but Halloween, that day when bars, clubs and theme parks ...
28 October 2015
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3 Reasons Enjoying Yourself in Singapore is So Expensive These Days
It’s a little ironic that Singapore markets itself as a shopping and lifestyle destination when many of ...
15 October 2015
5 Creative Ways To Have a Fun and Almost-Free Date Night in Singapore
5 Creative Ways To Have a Fun and Almost-Free Date Night in Singapore
The government might think they were on to something when they deduced that couples needed more money to ...
14 October 2015
Learn Manga Drawing and More With These 6 Free Courses at Singapore’s Public Libraries
Learn Manga Drawing and More With These 6 Free Courses at Singapore’s Public Libraries
I have some friends who are unabashed about the fact that they hate reading. At school, they loaded up ...
10 October 2015
Think You Need to Spend Tons of Money For These Awesome Experiences? Think Again
Think You Need to Spend Tons of Money For These Awesome Experiences? Think Again
“Wow, this place is magical,” said my friend. “It looks like we’re not in Singapore.” When Singaporeans ...
28 September 2015
3 Weekend Activities You Can Enjoy For Free in Singapore
3 Weekend Activities You Can Enjoy For Free in Singapore
To some people, the weekend means fun and relaxation. But to their reluctant spouses, parents or friends, ...
21 August 2015
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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Hobbies Cheaper in Singapore
Even if your hobby isn’t flying your private jet or riding and grooming your pet horses, the most innocuous ...
11 August 2015
6 Regular and Fun Events in Singapore That are Absolutely Free
6 Regular and Fun Events in Singapore That are Absolutely Free
There are some events in Singapore that so blatantly exist solely to rip people off of as much money as ...
7 August 2015
6 Affordable Ways to Pamper Yourself and De-Stress in Singapore
6 Affordable Ways to Pamper Yourself and De-Stress in Singapore
It can seem like only rich people in Singapore get to lead stress-free lives. After all, they’re not the ...
14 July 2015
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5 Unique Places to Enjoy a Singapore Staycation During the June Holidays
So the June holidays are coming, but you’re not about to cart the entire family off to some foreign land ...
29 May 2015
3 Inexpensive Experiences in Singapore That Will Make You Feel Like You’re on an Overseas Holiday
3 Inexpensive Experiences in Singapore That Will Make You Feel Like You’re on an Overseas Holiday
When you only have x vacation days a year, not using them to go on holiday can make life seem, well, not ...
15 May 2015
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Fuji Rock Festival – Here’s How You Can Enjoy This Amazing Festival on a Budget
So you think Laneway is for wimps. You want to go to a real music festival, one with mud, tents and portaloos. ...
7 May 2015