Month: May 2015

LG Introduces New Additions to the Pocket Photo Family

LG Electronics (LG) has unveiled new additions to its line-up of pocket photo mobile printers: Pocket Photo PD239SA and PD251. The Pocket Photo PD239SA offers an all-in-one package that includes the printer, pouch and 10 pieces of photo paper, sticker and frame, making a great gift to get for your family and friends, or as a starter pack for you! For a design with more edge, the PD251 is definitely the fashion accessory to get. With a textured exterior and pointed edge in the middle, this pocket photo model screams modern and chic, perfect to carry around in your bag, and flash it out to print photos instantly. It also comes with a USB cable that makes charging and connecting to phones for printing easy! The newly introduced PD239SA is available in Pink at $199, while the PD251 comes in White and Pink at $139. They are additions to the existing Pocket Photo PD239 in White, Pink and Blue priced at $169. All mentioned series are compatible with Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8.

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InterContinental Dubai Marina opens in the heart of Dubai’s newest lifestyle hub

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announces the opening of InterContinental Dubai Marina, a 132 guest room luxury hotel with 196 fully serviced InterContinental Residential Suites in the centre of one of Dubai’s most popular and vibrant neighbourhoods. The hotel is a showcase of cutting edge design and décor, with bespoke modern art, design and sculptures throughout. With stunning views of the marina and nine restaurant and bars on offer, InterContinental Dubai Marina creates the perfect setting for guests to enjoy all that Dubai has to offer. Part of the Bay Central development, situated in Dubai’s newest hub for contemporary lifestyle in the heart of Dubai Marina, the hotel is located within walking distance of the Dubai tram and metro, and local tourist attractions including Jumeirah Beach Road and The Walk on JBR, which offers a variety of restaurants and shops is only five minutes away. The jewel in the hotel’s crown will be Marina Social restaurant – British, Michelin-starred chef, Jason Atherton’s first in the Middle East – which will open later in September 2015. The …

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Pearlie White® Introduces A.R.T. Active Remineralization Toothpaste

Bacteria in plaque produces acids that damage one’s enamel over time. Introducing Pearlie White®’s A.R.T. Active Remineralization Toothpaste which is developed especially for individuals seeking to actively repair and strengthen demineralized and sensitive teeth to their optimum condition. Made in Pearlie White’s GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)-certified facilities in Singapore, the toothpaste contains Hydroxyapatite, one of the main minerals that tooth enamel is made of. When one brushes their teeth, the hydroxyapatite micro particles from the toothpaste will bond with and repair demineralized tooth enamel. Xylitol, another ingredient in the toothpaste, raises the pH level of saliva in the mouth, to encourage the natural minerals found in saliva to be deposited into demineralized tooth enamel. It also helps inhibit dental plaque acid production.   Other unique features of Pearlie White’s Active Remineralization Toothpaste include: Extra Gentle Formula with NO SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulphate), Triclosan, Parabens, Saccharin Titanium Dioxide, Artificial Coloring, PEG (polyethylene glycol), PPG (polypropylene glycol),  Alcohol, DEG, Peroxide, Petrochemicals, Phthalates/Plasticizers, Retinol/AHAs, Mineral Oils or other harsh ingredients and abrasives Gently removes tooth stains with Calcium …

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Flowery Fun Times in the Gardens this June Holidays

Take a walk down memory lane this June Holiday and have some Flowery Fun Times at Gardens by the Bay! Starting 22 May, Gardens by the Bay latest floral display bring to life beloved characters from your favourite nursery rhymes. Come meet Mary and her little lamb, the old lady in her shoe, Old MacDonald with his farm animals and Humpty Dumpty before his fall. Other than the usual nursery rhymes that we are all familiar with, there’s also a section with nursery rhymes from all the different races in Singapore. Are you able to tell which are they from the display below? Can you tell which chinese nursery rhymes does this belong to? Buzz buzzz~~~ Amidst fields of Lupin blooms, Foxgloves and Delphiniums too, Wondrous characters and animals await to take you on a Nursery Rhymes date. “Flowery Fun Times” is the third of six chapters in Gardens by the Bay’s storytelling journey in 2015. This enchanting series of floral displays for the year will draw visitors into the magical world of folklore, legends, fairy …

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Starbucks Simply Delicious Meals

From a light salad to hearty pasta, Starbucks simply delicious meals got something for everyone. Enjoy it with a free tall iced coffee with any purchase of a gourmet sandwich, wrap or pasta from 11:30am – 3:00pm. Promotion valid until 30 June 2015. Mixed Potato Salad Enjoy a colorful assortment of potatoes, orange and purple sweet potatoes with seasoned mayo dressing.   Smoked Turkey Ham Salad with Asian Dressing Chunks of smoked turkey ham with fresh vegetables and fruits, tossed with flavorful sesame dressing. Turkey Pastrami Whole Wheat Wrap Satisfy your meat cravings with juicy and flavorsome turkey pastrami in an extremely gratifying wholewheat wrap. Best enjoyed chilled. Roasted Chicken & Vegetable Wrap with Mushroom Truffle Dip A mouthwatering mix of chunky roasted chicken and a medley of vegetables, this delectable wrap is perfect for any occasion. Tuscan Chicken Focaccia Tender spiced Tuscan chicken topped with fresh lettuce, tomato and chedder cheese – served between warm Focaccia bread. Trio Mushroom Sandwich A mushroom lover’s dream with a harmonious mix of Enoki, Portobello and Button mushrooms …

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Travel Essentials with Laneige Perfect Renew Travel Set

Sponsored Advertorial Packing for travelling trips can be tedious. I spent time picking and matching the clothes I need to bring for my trip, and making sure I bring extra clothings in the event that I need them urgently, but most of the time I came back home with a few sets of clothes that I’ve never wore. haha~ Another important item that I cannot miss out when I travel would be my skincare products. Personally, I have a few skincare products which i use daily and they are mostly my facial wash, moisturiser, toner, sunblock and the list go on and on… But with the Laneige Perfect Renew Travel Set, it gave me so much convenience! The Laneige Perfect Renew Travel set comes with five essential products that help to achieve clear, healthy and young-looking skin. I LIKE~~~ Multi Cleanser (30ml) This multi-cleanser not only helps to cleanse and exfoliate your skin, it acts as a makeup and sunscreen remover. Especially the ladies would love this as they do not have to bring additional …

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Group Therapy, A Favourite Hideout for Coffee Lovers in Tanjong Pagar

Group Therapy, located in the heart of CBD along Duxton Road, is not only a perfect event venue space for lifestyle workshops, private parties and corporate events, it is also a favourite hideout for coffee lovers in Tanjong Pagar too. Love the homely ambience of the cafe 🙂 Coffee with a blend of 100% Arabica beans, together with local roaster and freshly ground on premises. Smells good! My usual cup of latte. Bacon Mushroom Aglio Olio, $16, linguine with garlic, bacon, parsley, mushrooms and chili flakes. Does it makes you feel like having one right now? All-day breakfast is also available as well. Here’s the Poached Eggs on Thick Toast with Smoked Salmon, $16. Chicken Mushroom Pie, $14 If you are looking for a place with good ambience and comfy for small group gatherings, you might want to try Group Therapy but do note that it might get a little crowded during dinner time. Group Therapy Duxton, 49 Duxton Road #02-01 s089513 (Chinatown) Tel: 6222 2554 Tue to Thu: 1100 – 1800 Fri & Sat: 1100 …

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First Holiday Inn Express® Hotel in Republic of South Korea Opens in Seoul

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) has opened the very first Holiday Inn Express® hotel in the Republic of South Korea, Holiday Inn Express Seoul Euljiro, located in the heart of the capital city. The 224-room hotel is nestled in a commercial and financial precinct between the Myeong-dong, Namsan and Dongdaemoon areas, known for their variety of shopping options and sites of cultural and artistic significance. Holiday Inn Express Seoul Euljiro offers a choice of modern double-bed and twin-bed rooms, as well as free on-site parking. The hotel is easily accessible by public transport, located just one minute’s walk from the Euljiro3-ga station on the Seoul Subway Line, and is one hour from Incheon International Airport. Travellers keen for sight-seeing can take a leisurely 10 minute stroll to Bukchon Hanok Village, a preserved traditional village to capture a glimpse of what life was like in Joseon period. Further afield, guests can visit the famous N Seoul Tower at the top of Namsan Mountain to view the city from a completely different perspective. Those with a shopaholic streak …

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adidas Originals by Rita Ora Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

adidas Originals is excited to unveil the Spring/Summer 2015 Originals by Rita Ora collection. Influenced by Rita’s passions and creative inspirations, this new collaboration is a culmination of fresh fashion-forward thinking and in-season style trend. Rita’s personal fashion sense and passion can be seen in the collection made up of custom prints, bright colourways, unique cuts and fabric. Dragon Print Rita has long been drawn to the energy and power symbolised by the dragon in Asian culture. Echoing her own unstoppable nature, the dragon is the perfect representation of Rita’s defining qualities of strength and power and her respect for good fortune. Conveyed in fire reds and flame yellows, this dynamic and powerful pack is also inspired by the timeless basketball style, bridging Western style and Eastern culture. Rita has also reinvented the classic Superstar sneaker with bold graphics and shapes to make a collection that is daring and vibrant. The Rita Ora Dragon Print pack is available at all adidas Originals stores from SGD49 to SGD159. White Smoke Pack Inspired by the delicate tendrils of …

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Harmony@Workplaces Photo Contest Back for Third Run

The annual Harmony@Workplaces Photo Contest is back for a third year! Hosted on the Harmony@Workplaces Facebook page, the Photo Contest, organised by Ministry of Manpower’s Community Engagement Programme Unit, will take place from 11 May 2015 to 26 June 2015. Lunchtime Outdoor Activation at Chevron House A lunchtime outdoor activation event will be held at Chevron House on 21 and 22 May 2015, from 11.30am to 2.00pm. Public can take part in the Harmony@Workplaces Photo Contest and enjoy a range of fun-filled activities and traditional local snacks including: (a) Social Photo Booth: Participants can pose for photos with attractive SG50 themed props. The photos can then be uploaded onto the Harmony@Workplaces Facebook for the contest; (b) Kampong Snack Challenge: Participants will be invited to take part in the game of Kampong Snack Challenge, featuring local ethnic delights such as “Muah Chee” and “Kueh Lapis”, and stand to win attractive prizes; and (c) Goodie Bags: Goodie bags containing a Harmony@Workplaces ez-link card, USB fan, automatic umbrella and bluetooth speaker/laptop sleeve/power bank/travel adaptor will be redeemable for …

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A New Palette of Playful Colours Brings Renewed Extraordinary Pleasure

This May, Nespresso launches two new vibrant colours for the limited edition Inissia – perfect to jazz up and liven up your homes! Pacific Blue for the laid-back and the trendy, and Fuchsia Velvet for the confident and the bold. Together with the Inissia-inspired coffee recipes created by local chef Willin Low, it’s time to enjoy your unique moment of pleasure in the comfort of your own home! Add a dash of colour to your everyday coffee experience as Nespresso launches its latest limited edition colours of the Inissia coffee machine in Pacific Blue and Fuchsia Velvet, on top of its two permanent colours – Red and Black. To launch these exciting colours, Nespresso has partnered acclaimed local chef personality Willin Low to introduce four tantalizing coffee creations catered to local taste preferences, promising coffee lovers with never-ending moments of unique coffee tasting pleasure. Vibrant recipes created by famed local ‘Mod Sin’ chef, inspired by the playful colours of Inissia for Nespresso The delectable coffee recipes, inspired by the palettes of coffee lovers in Singapore …

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Spanish Football Star Xabi Alonso Steps Out in Porsche Design Sport by adidas as the New Brand Ambassador

Porsche Design Sport by adidas is kicking off a partnership with world-class football professional Xabi Alonso, midfielder at elite club FC Bayern München. The 33-year-old native Basque is one of the world’s most successful players, and is the brand ambassador successor of José Mourinho. As part of this partnership, Xabi Alonso will represent Porsche Design Sport by adidas at events, public appearances, on Porsche Design Sport by adidas social channels, like Facebook and Instagram, and seasonal campaigns effective immediately. His style is convincing – both on and off the field. “Xabi Alonso perfectly represents the brand’s values: style, engineered luxury and sports”, declares Gert-Jürgen Benz, Vice President Style Collaborations Global Marketing at adidas. “He is an internationally known, world-class athlete, and has a reputation for stylish dressing, so this cooperation is an enormous momentum boost for us.” Xabi Alonso: “I choose my cooperation partners carefully. I know which brands match my style and which products suit me. If I don’t like something, I am not going to wear it. I am looking forward to working …

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Early Registration of Interest for LG G4 before 24 May and get LG G4 Premiums

LG Electronics (LG) Singapore has introduced new premium gifts that come bundled with the LG G4. These premiums are exclusively available to customers who register their purchase interest with the selected telecommunication companies. In addition to the extra battery and charger worth $126*, LG will be giving a 64GB Class 10 MicroSD Card*, worth S$78 for every purchase of LG G4. Customers who register interest in the Leather version of the phone will also receive the Leather Quick Circle*, worth S$88. This genuine leather case complements the leather backing of the phone perfectly, and comes in all three colors of the leather available in Singapore – black, brown and red. Leather G4 Metallic G4 Premium Worth Leather Premium Leather Quick Circle N/A $88.00 Premium with Purchase Battery + Charger Battery + Charger S$126 Registration Of Interest Only 64GB Class 10 SD Card 64GB Class 10 SD Card $78.00 Total Premium Worth S$292.00 $204.00 Consumers can register their interest at the websites of M1 (www.m1.com.sg/lgg4) and StarHub (www.starhub.com/lgg4) from 15 May 2015 to 24 May 2015. The LG G4 will be available from 30 May 2015, …

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GastroSmiths, so far the Best Food served in the Cafe

Gastrosmiths was known as The Humble Loaf, which used to be located at B1 of Katong Shopping Centre which i didn’t visit before. Previously serving mainly simple sandwiches, cakes and coffee, Gastrosmiths is currently located along Beach Road and Tan Quee Lan St, serving dishes and desserts with a slant towards French, Italian and Japanese influences. I guess it’s one of the longest time we spent browsing through the menu, though there’s only one A4 page, but every single item on the menu looks soo damn good! We’re really having a hard time deciding on which to order. SO, we grab hold of the super friendly, and cute waiter for his recommendation. I must say, I love his recommendation as they’re all so good! while waiting for the food, let me take a selfie 😛 This is one really unique mains that we had for the night. Thick flaky cod that has been cooked lightly in chilli oil, fried misua cooked in dashi stock and tossed in homemade kimich puree and finished with sweet mirin. …

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Worldwide launch of Sound LINE Stickers Featuring Paul McCartney’s Voice

LINE, the world’s leading life platform, announced the first-ever global release of Sound LINE stickers.1 The sticker set, called “Chat with Paul McCartney”, features original recordings of the world-famous musician, Paul McCartney’s voice and is available for purchase worldwide via in-app Sticker Shop. LINE has pioneered the sticker feature within the world of messenger apps, launching cartoon-like animation stickers as well as LINE Creators Market, an original platform that allows users to create and sell the stickers of their own design. The new sticker format released globally today offers users the ability to share original sound recordings of famous characters and celebrities with friends. These revolutionary new stickers can be exchanged in chats and posted on the Timeline, just like any other stickers.   Sound stickers featuring famous lines from comical characters and comedians are perfect for adding zest to lively conversations. Also, the sound stickers can help convey thoughts and emotions that may be difficult to express directly, such as apologies. With the addition of sound stickers to the LINE arsenal, users now have a greater range of communication methods to choose …

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IHG Offers Guests Up to 30% Off Rooms Across All Hotels in Asia, Middle East and Africa

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced an exciting new advanced booking promotion across all its 251 hotels in the Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region, from beachfront InterContinental resorts to city-centre Holiday Inn Express hotels. From now until 1 September, guests can enjoy up to 30% off on bookings purchased in advance for stays from 1 June to 4 September 2015. IHG® Rewards Club members enjoy a further reward of an additional 5% off – meaning a possible discount of up to 35% – as well as their usual membership perks such as free internet, when booking during this period. IHG Rewards Club, the industry’s first and largest hotel rewards programme, with nearly 86 million members, is free and guests can join at IHGRewardsClub.com, by downloading the IHG® app or by inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s more than 4,800 hotels worldwide. The programme offers industry-leading benefits, including free internet for members across IHG’s family of trusted hotel brands. Guests are always guaranteed the lowest price when they book directly with IHG, or …

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New Balance – Sneakers Out of the Ordinary

Known for its bold colours and interesting multiple colourways, New Balance has recently launched a new wave of sneakers, perfect for the sneakerheads looking for something quirky and different. For minimalistic lovers, stand out from the crowd with an all-white pair from the White instinct collection or MRT580XX Special Edition, or make a statement with the Deconstructed or Re-engineered series, wonderfully crafted from unique fabrics! White Instinct Collection This season, the White Instinct collection is set to make an impression! Taking things back as aesthetically minimal as possible, the result is a crisp and clean trio of sneakers that appear simple-yet-luxe with the classic style and premium materials used. The collection will be available from May 2015 with a suggested retail price of $149 to $179. MRT580XX Special Edition Designed with the fashion-conscious consumer in mind, this reinterpretation of the classic 580 draws inspiration from the season’s rising fashion trends. The MRT580XX will be available in Asia in a clean all-white look, delivered in special packaging that features the same thematic elements from the enclosed shoe. This special edition sneaker is luxuriously …

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Celebrate this National Day with LINE’s exclusive “We Love SG50” Stickers!

Designed to commemorate Singapore’s 50th birthday, LINE announces the launch of its exclusive “We Love SG50” sticker set today. Inspired by the daily lifestyle, cultural idiosyncrasies and distinctive catchphrases of Singaporeans, this set recreates 16 different scenarios that Singaporeans from all walks of life can identify with. With these timely stickers, Singaporeans can say goodbye to lengthy text messages and replace them with a simple sticker! Stickers and their iconic characters have become synonymous with LINE and are at the foundation of every LINE conversation. Based on the top six LINE stickers sent in Singapore as of May 2015, Moon is Singapore’s favourite LINE Character. With his varied personalities and expressions, Moon stickers are more frequently used by Singaporeans in the course of daily conversations. LINE’s “We Love SG50” sticker set is available for FREE to all Singaporean LINE users from 12 May 2015 and is valid to use for an unlimited time.

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Looking for a Part-Time Job? Try STROFF.com!

Advertorial June Holidays is approaching soon, are you looking for singapore part time jobs to earn some extra income this holiday? Or are you looking for internship in singapore? Try searching for them on Stroff.com! Stroff.com is a online search portal where you are able to search for part-time jobs in Singapore, internship or even full-time jobs as well. I still remember my first part-time job was at this restaurant in town and it was a very unique experience for me. Instead of just slacking your way through your long holidays, why not go get a part-time job, pick up a skill and earn some extra income? You never know, you might get hired by the company if your performance if good for a full time offer after you’ve graduate! The search engine is clear and easy to navigate. Simply click on the categories you are looking for, from Full-time, part-time, internship and even freelance as well! If you are looking for a singapore internship opportunity, or part time jobs for students, sign up for a “Jobseeker” …

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Forget Sunday Brunches! Enjoy Saturday by the Bay at Procacci Italian Restaurant @ Customs House!

Procacci Italian Restaurant & Bar will be introducing a Saturday brunch menu this May, starting today. This follows the unveiling of a renewed interior in late 2014, and the refreshed a la carte menu in January 2015. Some of the highlights from the Brunch Menu include the Salssicia Italiano, Procacci Delizia and Uova Strapazzate con Funghi. Besides the food items, Procacci will also be offering Free Flow Beverages at S$45++ per pax (select from the popular Luna Argenta Prosecco, Peroni Beer, Soft drinks (Coca-Cola, Diet Coca-Cola, Sprite) and Juices (Orange, Lime, Cranberry). Or order a beverage from the a la carte menu. The new Saturday Brunch Menu consists of 10 items, with prices ranging from S$16 – S$30 and is available every Saturday from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. Procacci Singapore is located at 70 Collyer Quay, Custom House, #01-04, Singapore 049323. For reservations, please call 6532 9939.

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