A guide to understanding the 2 Hari Raya festivals in Singapore

Tomorrow, Muslims around the world will be gathering to celebrate Hari Raya Haji. If you’re wondering how that is any different from Hari Raya Puasa, then you’ve come to the right place. Here is a quick guide to help you better understand the two major Islamic festivals celebrated by Muslims in Singapore. BackgroundHari Raya Puasa On the 9th month of the Islamic calendar, also known … Continue reading A guide to understanding the 2 Hari Raya festivals in Singapore

Ignite your National Day spirit at these 5 heartland locations

Even if you have no tickets to the parade, there’s absolutely no reason to miss out on our nation’s bicentennial celebrations this National Day weekend. With the NDP buzz being extended into the heartlands, residents will be treated to a parade of military tanks, artillery systems and more in Bishan, Woodlands, Punggol, Wisma Geylang Serai and Jurong East. What’s more, this parade will culminate in … Continue reading Ignite your National Day spirit at these 5 heartland locations

Celebrate our nation’s birthday with these fun family-friendly activities!

Whether the little ones are dreaming of a fun-filled road trip or delicious treats, we’ve got you and your family covered with great recommendations for a fun weekend ahead! Our nation’s 54th birthday bash is just around the corner! If you don’t already know, there is also a precious 4-day long weekend from 9th – 12th August 2019 as well. While it might be a … Continue reading Celebrate our nation’s birthday with these fun family-friendly activities!

A guide to understanding the Hungry Ghost Festival

By tomorrow morning, most of us will be greeted by the unmistakable whiff of ashes and joss sticks in the air. Grass patches will be lined with candles, joss sticks and food offerings. And it will finally dawn on the uninformed that the gates of hell have indeed opened. But because you are reading this, you will be better prepared for the seventh lunar month … Continue reading A guide to understanding the Hungry Ghost Festival

Cool gift ideas for any type of dad

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Thankfully for internationally celebrated days like this, we are reminded amidst our busy schedules to show appreciate to the men who have raised us, provided a roof over our heads and encouraged us to strive to be our best. Even if most dads do not articulate their need or desire for affection, a thoughtful gift bring a smile … Continue reading Cool gift ideas for any type of dad