Month: April 2015

Awaken Your Tastebuds with Earle Swensen’s New Menu this May

This May, Earle Swensen’s kickstarts a brand new food adventure set to whet your appetite! Diners are in for a satisfying and wholesome treat this May as Earle Swensen’s presents a gamut of fresh offerings in its newly revamped menu. With the restaurant holding culinary excellence to its highest standards, the impressive line-up of innovative mains and sides will leave diners spoilt for choice.   As part of Earle Swensen’s ode to deliver a complete dining experience to every customer, all main courses at the restaurant come with full access to their Salad Buffet Bar (available a la carte at $15.90). The all-you-can-eat salad bar boasts a delectable range of fresh compound salads, crisp mixed greens and juicy fruits that diners can savor. To keep their selections exciting, the salads are frequently switched up based on different themes.   In addition, Earle Swensen’s has been endorsed by the Health Promotion Board (HPB) as a Healthier Dining Partner. Health-conscious customers can now dine with a peace of mind at the restaurant as these scrumptious dishes, which …

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Rides Made Awesome with GrabCar!

Advertorial To be honest, I always find it frustrating whenever i’m in a hurry and it’s forever so hard to get a cab on the road. So the next thing you will do is to book a cab and you will be stuck either at the dialing tone waiting for someone to pick up your call OR receiving an sms telling you that there’s no cab at the moment. But now, not to worry as I’ve something to introduce to you! I’m sure most of you are aware of GrabTaxi, where you can make bookings through the app on your mobile phone. Now, they are introducing the new GrabCar booking system! GrabCar is a private hire vehicle booking service from GrabTaxi, the leading transportation booking mobile app in Southeast Asia. Launched in July 2014, GrabCar complement GrabTaxi’s taxi booking services by offering premium 4-seaters, 6 and 13 seaters for commuters travelling in style or in groups with luggages. However taxi demand still exceeds supply during peak hours, therefore GrabCar(Economy) was launched to provide an alternative …

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Shower your Mum with these treats this Mother’s Day

Looking for the perfect gift for mummy? Here’s some Mother’s Day gift ideas that you can get for her. A Nespresso to Start the Day Create and indulge in the ultimate coffee experience with the red Inissia – the lightest and most compact machine in the range that boasts all of Nespresso’s advanced technologies. The sleek and smart Inissia is the perfect choice for the coffee-lover-about-town that doesn’t like to hang around! (Priced at $248 / promotion up to 30 June 2015) The Phone Necessities Sleek and minimal over chunk distracting cases any day. Featuring an array of neutral tones, any mum will adore this elegant touch of polished cherry wood Native Union case on her smartphone paired with Native Union’s Belt Cable. Cases available for the iPhone 6/6 Plus in colours of black, marina and white. Cables available in 1.2m and 3m. (Prices ranges from $34-$69) A Compact-Powerbank for the Trendy Lady Hyper’s Pearl is a stylish compact mirror with an integrated power bank that can charge one’s smart devices at any time and place, …

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Join in the #PLANTMYPLEDGE Initiative by TIMBERLAND®

Contribute to a greener and better world with Timberland® for our generation and the next ones to come! For the last 40 years, Timberland® has shown, and continues to show, a strong commitment to environmental protection and sustainability, following a core belief that businesses can create a positive impact in the world. From 27 April to 31 May 2015, Timberland® invites the public to make a commitment to care for and save our environment through its #PlantMyPledge global initiative, where you can post photos and pledges that encapsulate one of two environmental protection themes: “REDUCE, REUSE & RECYCLE” or “HEALTHY LIVING” to http://www.plantmypledge.com/sg, and stand to win a meaningful trip to Inner Mongolia’s Horqin Desert in September 2015 as well as Timberland® vouchers and products! TIMBERLAND® #PLANTMYPLEDGE CAMPAIGN To celebrate the 2 million trees planted over the past 15 years and the effort Timberland® has taken to transform a desert to grassland and forest in Horqin, Timberland® aims to spread the awareness of environmental protection by engaging everyone to take part via the #PlantMyPledge campaign, …

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Capture Flawless ‘Selfies’ with the Next-Generation Casio EXILIM EX-TR60

The most loved selfie camera from Casio is back! Introducing the new Casio EXLIM EX-TR60, equipped with Bluetooth® Smart Technology, easy-to-use Selfie Pad, Selfie Art Function and enchanced Make-Up Technology, assuring the most beautiful self-portraits every time you snapped a selfie. Bluetooth Smart Technology Other than the having Wi-Fi connectivity, the new EXLIM EX-TR60 is the first of the EXLIM-TR range to incorporate Bluetooth® smartphone via the EXILIM Connect application. Upon connecting to the application, you can now control the camera remotely, view, select and edit photos on your smartphone even when the camera is switched off. Improved Usage with More Intuitive Functions Featuring an intuitive Selfie Pad, you can toggle between various functions such as zooming or the new Selfie Art mode just by moving a finger along the frame, without having to view the main menu. This helps to make it easier in making quick adjustments to the camera’s settings without missing out on that perfect shot. Innovative Ways to Personalise Each Photo Casio’s Make Up Technology enables users to adjust their preferred …

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The Great Big American Buffet at Triple Three, Mandarin Orchard

Are you a seafood and meat lovers?If you are one, then you shouldn’t miss The Great Big American Buffet at Triple Three, Mandarin Orchard! Starting from now till 26 April 2015, feast on all things American at Triple Three as they bring you iconic dishes from the good ole USA! As I’m more of a meat eater and Jeff as a seafood eater, this buffet fits in perfectly for us 😀 I’m sure the photos below will make you drool, so get your tissue paper ready 😛 If you are a Seafood lover, you can expect to enjoy freshly shucked oysters, New England clam chowder with option to have it in a bread bowl, as well as grilled Boston Lobster and Alaskan King Crab! If you are a Meat lover, there are juicy Pork Ribs and Oven-roasted US Prime Beef for you to choose from. Other dishes like Monterey Jack Cheese, Fatijas, Chilli Corne Carne and much more can be found in this buffet too. Oh yes~ I loved broccoli, especially when it’s sitr-fried with …

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Grab the NEW LOOK SS2015 at ZALORA

NEW LOOK was founded and established in 1969 as a British brand that has been around for over the past 40 years. It offers an array of apparels, shoes, accessories for both men and women of all ages, shapes and sizes. NEW LOOK Menswear ranges from plain, printed and graphic t-shirt and shirts to shorts and pants in a style, colours and design that you’ll definitely love. Complete your look with accessories like leather belt, tie and shoes for a smart casual,formal or a everyday look. Here’s 2 look that i’ve put together which I personally love it very much. What’s more, all you need it $50 to complete this look! Get a little bit hipster with this Avant Garde Sweater from New Look. Its slouchy fabric and fleecy interior will make sure you stay comfy and look cool. Together with a pair of Faded Skinny Jeans for a cool urban vibe, so your look stays current whilst being easy to match. Black Ca Gaze Sweater by New Look features a typography print on the …

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Jean Paul Gaultier and Eastpak join forces to create awareness about HIV/AIDS

It began with a single bag: Jean Paul Gaultier’s unique creation for the fourth edition of Eastpak Artist Studio in support of Designers Against AIDS (DAA). Now, that first encounter has grown into something even bigger: a full collaborative collection that combines Jean Paul Gaultier’s unique artistic vision and Eastpak’s uncompromising passion for functionality, capturing the spirit, heritage, values and identity of both brands. Ninette Murk, Founder and Creative Director of DAA: “I’m delighted with the news that Jean Paul Gaultier will join forces with Eastpak for DAA. Not only because he is one of the most talented and creative fashion designers in the world today but also because he has supported the fight against HIV/AIDS since the very beginning.” Jean Paul Gaultier: “I think the condom is the greatest piece of clothing ever invented and my message to everyone is “Protect yourself!”. I have been involved in the fight against AIDS for many years now and will continue to do so for as long as I am needed.” The Limited Edition Collection evokes Eastpak’s military heritage with its lacing and corsetry which plays an …

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Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road Clinches Two Awards at the International Property Awards 2015

The 180-suite property has won a total of three property development awards in two years, affirming its world-class design and architecture. Following a rigorous judging process for the Asia Pacific International Property Awards 2015-2016, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore is proud to be named Winner in the Singapore Hotel Architecture and Singapore New Hotel Construction and Design categories amongst some of the region’s most prominent developments. The awards will be officially presented at the Asia Pacific Property Awards Summit and Awards Gala dinner in May. Since its launch in May 2013, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore has been one of the leading choices of accommodation for extended-stay business and leisure travellers to the city. Situated in the heart of the cultural enclave of Beach Road and at the gateway to the Marina Bay and Raffles Place Central Business Districts, the 180-suite property features a sleek modern exterior with a roof-top swimming pool and fitness centre which offers breath-taking views of the city’s skyline. Providing the perfect home-away-from-home living environment, each suite is furnished with a fully-equipped …

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Capture Your Signature Moment with Samsung NX500

New Samsung NX500 succeeds the core performance of the NX1’s DNA in a portable, compact device designed for everyday use. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd today announced the launch of its new camera, NX500, combining industry-leading design and technology for everyday use, with the capabilities that professional photographers can rely on. Featuring advanced technology such as high resolution 28MP BSI APS-C sensors, 4K and UHD video recording, a best-in-class DRIMeV image processor, NX AF system III, and Samsung Auto Shot, the NX500 has the core functionality of the NX1 engineered into a portable and convenient size. Updated connectivity via Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi® provide users with an advanced wireless experience, as well as the ability to seamlessly shoot and share their captured experiences. Superior Image Quality – 28MP Still and 4K Video The NX500 guarantees superb image quality and vivid photographs, regardless of the shooting scenario or subject. With its ultra-high resolution 28MP Back Side Illumination APS-C sensor, NX500 has the ability to take the perfect shot, even in low light situations. It also supports both 4K and UHD video recording, utilizing BSI APS-C sensors, the largest BSI sensor currently available, …

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Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day on 14 April 2015

Celebrating loyal moo-niacs with ice cream and music, Ben & Jerry’s launches Free Cone Day FM on 14 April to thank fans through their favourite tunes! The moo-ment is finally here! Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day 2015 is back this year for another day of smiles and scoops on 14 April 2015, Tuesday across all scoops shops in Singapore, offering 18 euphoric flavours. Each year, around the world, Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day brings people together for a fun and funky-filled day of chunkilicious ice cream as a way of saying ‘thank you’ to all loyal moo-niacs. In a special way this year, we celebrate our fans in Singapore – that’s you! – by turning our notes of thanks into music for everyone’s ears on Free Cone Day FM (FCD FM), Ben & Jerry’s music station created especially for our fans by our fans. A dedicated channel just for Ben & Jerry’s fans on Free Cone Day, FCD FM will broadcast fans’ song dedications and accompany them as they wait in line for …

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adidas Climachill delivers maximum cooling technology for improved sports performance

adidas announced the launch of the new Climachill™ apparel range, headlined by a black training t-shirt that features intuitive body heat management technology to cool athletes in hot conditions. Perfect for the warm and humid climate in Singapore, the adidas Climachill™ is designed to deliver maximum cooling benefit without compromising comfort or design. For athletes who desire sophisticated solutions in order to regulate body temperature and remain cool in adverse conditions, the innovative Climachill™ apparel is their answer. Employing industry-first 3D aluminium-cooling spheres, the Climachill™ apparel provides an instant cooling sensation upon contact. In addition to the aluminium dots, the ground-breaking SubZero flat yarn also contains titanium and is woven throughout the inside of each Climachill™ jersey to deliver more cooling capacity. The ClimachillTM training tee will be available at SGD$59, the ClimachillTM polo retails for SGD$69 and the ClimachillTM tanks are priced at SGD$55. The ClimachillTM product range is available from 1 st April 2015 at the adidas online store (shop.adidas.com.sg), adidas Sports performance stores, Sports Interlink, Sports Intersport, Sportslink outlets, Alternative Sports and Royal Sporting House retail stores. …

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AMOY Hotel – A Heritage Boutique Hotel in Singapore

Amoy Hotel is situated in a unique location with a collection of shophouses dating back more than 170 years at Far East Square. It was once the landing site of Chinese immigrants arriving by boat to seek better fortunes and a better life in the far east. With the historically rich backdrop and a bustling location at the heart of CBD, Amoy Hotel is ready to give the guests an experiential glimpse into the Chinese Diaspora of years past. The first touch point for the guests will be the AMOY’s entrance, which is the Fuk Tai Chi Museum, a temple built to honour the gods for their safe voyage when our forefathers arrived in Singapore. can you spot your surname on this featured wall? Strong heritage items used in the past can be seen at the hotel lobby The experience continues into the interiors of the hotel where they are designed to mirror the life, love and tribulations of Singapore’s early Chinese immigrants. As the rooms is converted from the shophouses, no two rooms are …

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Ben & Jerry’s opens Flagship Scoop Shop at 313 Somerset Discovery Walk

Get your spoons ready because a new neighbour has moo-ved into town! Ben & Jerry’s opens the first Flagship Scoop Shop in Southeast Asia today at 313 Somerset Discovery Walk, greeting fans with free scoops of ice cream from 2pm-8pm. Exclusive Opening Day flavours such as Turtle Cheesecake and Coconut Seven Layer Bar were served, and to top things off, the first 1,000 moo-niacs to join in the celebrations walked away with a limited edition Ben & Jerry’s Singapore mug! Ben & Jerry’s Flagship Scoop Shop will serve an exciting menu of 18 chunky, swirly and euphoric ice cream flavours, alongside new shakes, sundaes, ice cream cakes and a wider range of merchandise. Staying true to providing fans the best possible ice cream made in the nicest possible way, Ben & Jerry’s is taking values-led sourcing local. Bakery items like brownies and cookies and herbs like mint will be supplied by SCORE Bakery, which works to rehabilitate inmates through skills training, and social enterprise Edible Garden City, who are a group of urban farmers championing …

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Endless sea views and white sandy beaches await guests at new Holiday Inn Resort on Benoa Beach, Bali

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has welcomed Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa to its portfolio of hotels on the beautiful island of Bali, Indonesia. The new resort features 171 rooms and a host of recreation facilities, offering guests a relaxing getaway on what is one of Bali’s most family-friendly beaches. Located directly on a white, sandy beachfront, the resort is less than 15 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport, making it ideal for a quick getaway or a longer stay. Guests can choose from a wide selection of room types, all with their own balconies and outdoor seating to enjoy the balmy sea breezes. For families, the resort offers a variety of rooms created with them in mind, including Family Connecting rooms, and Kids Adventure Suites and Family Adventure Suites, designed to appeal to kids’ imaginations with bright colours and toys to keep them entertained, whilst also staying within earshot of Mum and Dad As with all Holiday Inn properties worldwide, the resort offers the brand’s signature, Kids Stay & Eat Free programme*, with kids under 12 eating and staying for free. The resort features a …

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New Balance Celebrate 30th Anniversary with 2015 Version of the Original M1300

The original M1300 was released as a high technology running shoe in 1985 and was praised by runners at the time for its premium cushioning, unique grey colour and authentic silhouette. Some even described its cushioning as “the shoe version of a Rolls-Royce” and others expressed that wearing the M1300 was “like walking on a cloud”. Since then, it became the representative running shoe for New Balance and the birth of M1300 started the premium 1000 series of running shoes. This year, New Balance is proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the M1300 and is glad to introduce the 2015 version of the original M1300. The M1300 incorporates ENCAP technology into the midsole to ensure maximum cushioning and stability. It had impressed runners and celebrities with its functionality and made great impact in the market in 1985, with a high retail price of USD$130. With its combination of high quality nubuck leather and mesh material, people from the fashion scene in Japan started to wear the M1300 as a fashion sneaker.  They were also attracted to its story …

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ANA introduces First Class and Premium Economy Service on Singapore route

ANA has introduced new travel classes and enhanced in-flight services from Singapore, Bangkok and Jakarta to Tokyo, targeted at the high volume of business travelers flying between these destinations and the rising demand from international passengers connecting to the wider Southeast Asian and North American ANA network. At the same time, ANA has introduced its highest class of service, First Class, on its Singapore-Narita route from March 2015, giving passengers the opportunity to enjoy flights with the greatest comfort, privacy and luxury. Passengers will also be able to fly Premium Economy on these routes, offering more space and even greater comfort. ANA’s Premium Economy service has already proven to be very popular on flights to Europe and North America. Business Class passengers on ANA flights to and from Singapore, Bangkok and Jakarta can also enjoy a wider range of high-quality in-flight cuisine, including the specially crafted menu from ‘The Connoisseurs’, served individually, course-by-course. These service enhancements will offer customers choosing to fly with ANA greater choice, comfort and convenience, in line with the airline’s commitment …

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Mizuno Singapore launches first ever full-fledged Ekiden Race in Singapore

Mizuno kicks it up a notch as they introduced today the first full-fledged Ekiden race in Singapore. Targeting at least 5,000 participants, the inaugural race, which will be the first of its kind in Singapore, will take place on 18 July 2015 at The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay. Striving to deliver an experience that will focus on Japanese values such as teamwork, performance and perseverance, the Mizuno Ekiden 2015 will showcase the concept of relay running that has stemmed from Japan and has been incredibly popular since its inception. Although the concept is not new in Singapore, it will be the first time a race in Singapore features only Ekiden-based categories, namely the Open Category (42.195km), Corporate and Schools Category (21.1km)*. Racing in teams of four, the participants will be entitled to compete in their respective categories for a prize purse of $1,600 and $600 worth of Mizuno products, along with the honour and prestige that comes with winning the inaugural Mizuno Ekiden 2015 Race. Running in an Ekiden race allows participants to experience the importance of a team working in sync with one …

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Revel in the Freshest Catch of the Season at FISH & CO.

Seafood lovers are in for a scrumptious treat at Fish & Co. this season as the popular restaurant chain serves up their special Seasonal Catch 3-in-1 Combos – Crustacean Combo & Omega-3 Power-Up – for a limited three-month period only! Served on a generous bed of greens and mashed potatoes to appease that almost non-existent inner herbivore, the Crustacean Combo will tickle your fancy with a mouth-watering spread of succulent tiger prawns, tender, juicy scallops and of course, its crowning glory, a perfectly-grilled slipper lobster. This lip-smacking platter is sure to satiate any ferocious appetite. On a health kick? We get it. Freshen up your soul and super-charge your system with the Omega-3 Power-Up, which features a deliciously healthy trio of grilled mussels with curry butter sauce, snow cod and salmon fillets on top of fresh greens and mashed potatoes. This jumbo-combo of Omega-3 promises to load you up with all the nutrients and deliciousness you need on one silver platter. Enjoy a fresh taste of the ocean and relish in the rich flavours of …

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Out on the Coast with Timberland® Summer 2015 Collection

Unwind and relax by the seaside with Timberland® Chase that sea breeze while embarking on coastal adventures with Timberland® this summer! Timberland’s Summer 2015 collection offers a wardrobe of summer looks that showcase lightweight and laundered styles, allowing one to stay cool and well-dressed in the heat of summer. Stay effortlessly stylish during the hottest summertime with pops of colour and summer-inspired fabrics which is perfect for coastal boardwalks strolling or a day of beach fun under the sun with Timberland’s Coloured Chinos and Shorts, as well as the two-tone Hookset Camp Collection and Sheafe Sandal Collection. No matter what the summer season brings, Timberland offers styles that transit seamlessly from one adventure to the next. Timberland® Summer 15 – Colour Chinos and Shorts Collection (Men) Add some fun to your summer wardrobe with Timberland® Chinos and Shorts which are available in a wide range of fits and hues. From skinny, slim, tapered to straight, all available in 100% premium cotton. Timberland® Summer 15 – Hookset Handcrafted Footwear Collection (Men) Designed for men who like a relaxed casual look and …

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