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Best Things to See & Do in East Singapore

Take a journey to the East where our travel guide brings you on an adventure of amazing sights, sounds and delicious food. From taking a walk amongst towering dinosaurs, experiencing a virtual world to indulging at Katong’s best ice cream parlour – we suss out the best things to see and do in East Singapore with your family and friends.Read: Best Things to See & Do in South SingaporeAttractions1. Wild Wild WetSource: STB TIHFor a splashing good time, head over to Wild Wild Wet with your kids and let them run riot at the #1 Waterpark in Singapore! Located in Downtown East, put your courage to the test at the Free Fall and take a plunge at a near-vertical drop, compete at Kraken Racers at the four-lane mat racer slide, laze at the Shiok River and many more. Bond with the little ones at the Kidz Zone where they’ll get the same adrenaline-pumping experience with the pint-sized versions of the big rides. Ready, set, splash!Address: Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, S519599Price: Sign up for a neBo member here or here, for entry fee $18 during Off-Peak or $24 for Peak period2. Changi Experience StudioSource: STB TIHSource: STB TIHDid you know Jewel Changi Airport has an interactive studio? Feed your eyes at the impressive projection at this digital attraction that uses state-of-the-art technology suitable for both adults and children. Learn about the aviation industry, play games simulating airport functions and learn about the history of Changi Airport.Address: Level 4, Jewel Changi AirportPrice: $19 for Adult and $13 for Child/ Senior3. Jurassic MileSource: CNATravel to the land before time and walk amongst more than 20 dinosaurs, from nine different species. Stretching over a 1km path suited for jogging and cycling, witness the pre-historic creatures and don’t be afraid to snap some pictures with them. For a more sensory experience, catch them roar as you pose. After hours of adventure, refuel at the HUB & SPOKE café which serves local and Western delights.Address: Park at HUB & SPOKE Car Park or Changi Airport Terminal 2. Alternatively, for direct access to Jurassic Mile, park at Changi Airport Terminal 4, Car Park 4A.Price: FREE entry. Cycling rates from $8/hour for Adult and $6/hour for Child4. Pulau UbinSource: STB TIHSource: STB TIHHome to one of the last kampongs in Singapore, this 1,020 hectare island is famous for its hiking and the 10km mountain bike trail. Discover historical sites, flora and fauna on the island and make sure to stop by Puaka Hill for an Instagram-worthy shot. Get a bird’s eye view of the granite quarry with its deep blue waters.  Address: Board a ferry from Changi Point Ferry TerminalPrice: $3 per pax and +$2 if you’re bringing your bicycle. Or start your adventure with a range of Ubin activities with Klook here.Activities5. FloraClay WorkshopUnleash your creativity and try your hand at FloraClay’s Clay Art Workshops. Founded by Noor-Jamilah Ramli in 2006, a floral designer and instructor trained in the USA and Japan. Her love for clay-crafting soon turned into a business as she saw a demand for clay flower retail and education. Together with her team of highly-skilled artisans, they organise workshops for public and corporate clients such as DBS Bank, NTUC Income and PUB. Try your hand at Nonya Kueh Food ClayArt or Kopitiam Food ClayArt Workshop.Address: #02-29 Millage, 55 Changi Rd, S419709Price: $38 (U.P. $98) with sign-ups hereor here6. Forest AdventureSource: STB TIHSource: STB TIHHave a ball with the kids at Forest Adventure, Singapore’s first treetop adventure course park. Let the kids muster their courage at the Kids Course (suitable for aged 5 to 9 years old) by conquering 22 crossings and two zip lines, before moving on to the Junior Course and Grand Course for the ultimate challenge. Swing like a Tarzan and take the Big Zip for a 300m zip above water for an exhilarating experience.Address: Bedok Reservoir Park, S479244Price: $39 on Tuesdays (save $11 on the Grand Course) and $40 for Students on weekdays for Grand Course (U.P. $50)7. Peranakan House at Koon Seng RoadThe Peranakan Houses at Koon Seng Road is truly a sight to behold for being one of the most colourful buildings in Singapore. Built in the 1920s, the building’s pastel-hued facade contrasted with intricate Peranakan patterns is a great spot for your Instagram. While you go about your photography expedition, practice caution and respect the residents staying there. Do head over to Kim Choo Kueh Chang for some yummy chewy rice dumplings or savour traditional Peranakan dishes at Old Bibik’s Peranakan Kitchen.Address: Koon Seng Road, Joo ChiatPrice: FREE8. Adventure PaddlersFeed the adventure seeker in you with Adventure Paddlers and try a range of water sport activities such as Stand Up Paddling (SUP), kayaking, canoeing, sea cycling or water trampoline. Located at Ohana Beach House in Pasir Ris Park, the activities offered here are suitable for beginners to advanced paddlers. You can even join their environmental activity with the Coastal Clean Up for just $25. Or join the Fisherman’s Tale ($45) and paddle towards Pulau Ubin, where you’ll get to visit Ubin town and fish farms.Address: Ohana Beach House @ Pasir Ris, 131 Pasir Ris Road, Carpark E, Pasir Ris Park, S519148Price: From $10 per hour hereDining9. Picotin Express (East Coast)One of the best kid-friendly restaurants in Singapore, Picotin Express has an array of Western dishes from pasta to pizzas. Order a plate of sublime Beef Ragu Pasta or Pesto Pasta if you’re craving for Italian. For sharing (or not), some of their must-try are the Bashkir Pizza (mozzarella, tomato sauce, tandoori chicken, onions and coriander), Yili Pizza (tomato, mozzarella and pepperoni) or Azteca Pizza (tomato, mozzarella, honey baked ham with pineapple). Don’t miss out on our 1-for-1 dining offers at Picotin Express East Coast and Bukit Timah.Address: 382 Joo Chiat Road, S427622Opening hours: Sun to Thurs 3pm – 1am (last order 10.30pm) and Fri to Sat 11am – 1am (last order 12.30am)10. CaliPark Avenue (Changi)The team at Cali Park Avenue is committed and passionate to serve only the freshest and delicious dishes your tummy will thank you for. Take some time to scan through their extensive menu from mains such as Wagyu Beef Burger, Cali’s Special Pizza (parma ham, tomato sauce, mozzarella, chicken pepperoni, bell peppers and olives) and Smoked Duck Pasta. Their appetisers are not to be missed as well! Must try are the Cali Wings, served with a spicy cocktail sauce. To round up your meal, order the Chocolate Lava Cake or Chocolate Brownie with Ice Cream, perfect for dessert lovers. Be sure to savour with our 1-for-1 dining offers at their Changi and Rochester outlets.Address: 2 Changi Business Park Avenue 1, S486015Opening hours: Daily 11.30am – 11.30pm11. The Coastal SettlementSource: The Coastal SettlementTastefully decorated with antiques such as vintage vehicles, paintings and nostalgic gadgets, you’ll feel like you’re in a museum. Or dine in tropical foliage and lush greenery at their al fresco area and get to be one with nature. They have an extensive menu from local favourites to Western cuisine, and kick back, relax by ordering a drink too. The café is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring Fido along.Address: 200 Netheravon Road, S508529Opening hours: Mon to Fri 10.30am – 11pm, Sat & Sun 8.30am – 11pm12. Birds of ParadiseSource: Birds of ParadiseKnown as one of the best ice cream parlours in East Singapore, Birds of Paradise flavours are inspired by nature. Located opposite I12 Katong, its botanical flavours such as Strawberry Basil, White Chrysanthemum and Lychee Raspberry are infused with herbs and spices. A refreshing dash of flavour to your usual vanilla or chocolate, order your ice cream with their Thyme-Infused Cones for only $1 that are made fresh daily. Here’s an inside scoop – don’t forget to take a shot of your ice cream at their Insta-famous wall. Beat the heat with other top ice cream parlours in SG here.Address: 63 East Coast Rd #01-05 S428776Opening hours: Daily 12pm – 10pm, closed on Monday

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10 Best Food for a Stronger and Healthier Immune System

As we grow older, our bodies get weaker and are more susceptible to viruses and diseases. We ought to take extra care of ourselves, especially during these trying times. It is paramount that we continue to remain vigilant by practicing good personal hygiene. As some of us are slowly heading back to the office, continue to consume food rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to maintain a healthier and stronger immune system.Here are the best superfoods for a healthier and stronger immune system you should incorporate into your diet.Read: 15 Proven Tips to Sleep Better at Night1. Citrus FruitsMajority of citrus fruits are high in vitamin C – from oranges, strawberries to grapes, they help build a stronger immune system. As your body is unable to develop this vitamin on its own, try to consume these fruits on a daily basis. It also serves as an antioxidant, which helps to fight free radicals in the body, preventing heart diseases and other illnesses.Shop only the freshest fruits from FairPrice Online and OpenTaste.Get healthy snacks and treats from Nature’s Superfood with our promo coupon here.2. Green TeaGreen tea contains a high level of epigallocatechin gallate or EGCG, which is a powerful antioxidant. EGCG boosts one’s immune system and also helps reduce cancer risks. Besides green tea, chamomile and black tea are also great for your immune system. Instead of drinking a cup of coffee every morning, how about changing to green tea?Don’t forget to treat yourself with some chocolates and candies from The Cocoa Trees here.3. BroccoliOne of the go-to superfood, broccoli has high amounts of vitamins such as vitamin A, C, E and also rich in antioxidant and fiber. When cooking broccoli, chop them into smaller pieces but ensure each piece is well intact and cook it as minimally as possible to retain all the nutrients. Steaming is the best cooking method to ensure all the nutrients are not lost. If you’re making a soup, do not toss the broccoli water as it has all the nutrients.Relish delicious keto meal plans with Ketomei and get 30% OFF here.4. GarlicGarlic can be found in the majority of Asian cooking, which not only adds depth to your dishes, but also helps regulate a healthy immune system. It contains a compound called alliin, which contains sulfur that gives off the distinctive garlic smell and taste. Go ahead and add an additional spoonful of garlic, because it’s flavourful and good for your health!Get special offers on raw and ready to cook meat from Avier Food here.5. GingerAn anti-bacterial food, ginger is laden with immune-boosting benefits that prevents sore throat and inflammatory illnesses. Start your day right with a cup of hot tea and add a slice of ginger – it will help improve digestion and increases absorption of food.Read: Best Smartwatches to Buy in Singapore that Fits Any Budget  6. YoghurtIt is important to take note of the type of yogurt you buy when grocery shopping. Always opt for Greek yogurt instead of flavoured yogurts as they are laden with sugar and preservatives. Greek yogurt is rich in vitamin D, C and probiotics that promote a healthy immune and digestive system. You may add a dash of cinnamon if the yogurt is too sour for your liking.Or add chia seed from Eu Yang Sang here. Join their 2-year Membership worth $15 here to get exclusive discounts and promotions here.7. SpinachRich in beta carotene, antioxidants and vitamin C, spinach are packed with vitamins and minerals that regulate a strong immune system. Similar to broccoli, this leafy vegetable is best consumed over light cooking to retain the optimum nutritive value.Get limited discounts with famous TCM products from SinChong here by applying promo codes at checkout.8. Red Bell PepperThe perfect ingredient for pasta and pizzas, red bell peppers are just as rich in vitamin C as any citrus fruit. It is also rich in beta carotene that promotes a healthy eyesight and keeps your skin radiant. Want to improve your eyesight? Here is the best food you should eat for a brighter and better vision.Add bell peppers to your fish dishes from Fish2Go’s bundle deals here.9. TurmericTurmeric is a bright yellow spice used in many curry dishes and common in our households, with a nutritive value that you are possibly aren’t aware of. This delicious spice helps to boost your immune system and should be incorporated in your dishes, especially during flu season.10. WaterLast but not least, water is strongly recommended to build a strong and healthy immune system, as it not only removes toxins from your body, but also ensures all your organs are functioning properly. Add a wedge of lemon to your drink, for that added flavour and a kick of vitamin C to boot.Shop your grocery with Foodsterr and browse a range of health products with Guardian and iHerb.For successful cashback tracking, sign in to meREWARDS and click ‘Buy Now’ in brands’ pages. For more information on cashback, read here.

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Best Things to See & Do in East Singapore

Take a journey to the East where our travel guide brings you on an adventure of amazing sights, sounds and delicious food. From taking a walk amongst towering dinosaurs, experiencing a virtual world to indulging at Katong’s best ice cream parlour – we suss out the best things to see and do in East Singapore with your family and friends.Read: Best Things to See & Do in South SingaporeAttractions1. Wild Wild WetSource: STB TIHFor a splashing good time, head over to Wild Wild Wet with your kids and let them run riot at the #1 Waterpark in Singapore! Located in Downtown East, put your courage to the test at the Free Fall and take a plunge at a near-vertical drop, compete at Kraken Racers at the four-lane mat racer slide, laze at the Shiok River and many more. Bond with the little ones at the Kidz Zone where they’ll get the same adrenaline-pumping experience with the pint-sized versions of the big rides. Ready, set, splash!Address: Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, S519599Price: Sign up for a neBo member here or here, for entry fee $18 during Off-Peak or $24 for Peak period2. Changi Experience StudioSource: STB TIHSource: STB TIHDid you know Jewel Changi Airport has an interactive studio? Feed your eyes at the impressive projection at this digital attraction that uses state-of-the-art technology suitable for both adults and children. Learn about the aviation industry, play games simulating airport functions and learn about the history of Changi Airport.Address: Level 4, Jewel Changi AirportPrice: $19 for Adult and $13 for Child/ Senior3. Jurassic MileSource: CNATravel to the land before time and walk amongst more than 20 dinosaurs, from nine different species. Stretching over a 1km path suited for jogging and cycling, witness the pre-historic creatures and don’t be afraid to snap some pictures with them. For a more sensory experience, catch them roar as you pose. After hours of adventure, refuel at the HUB & SPOKE café which serves local and Western delights.Address: Park at HUB & SPOKE Car Park or Changi Airport Terminal 2. Alternatively, for direct access to Jurassic Mile, park at Changi Airport Terminal 4, Car Park 4A.Price: FREE entry. Cycling rates from $8/hour for Adult and $6/hour for Child4. Pulau UbinSource: STB TIHSource: STB TIHHome to one of the last kampongs in Singapore, this 1,020 hectare island is famous for its hiking and the 10km mountain bike trail. Discover historical sites, flora and fauna on the island and make sure to stop by Puaka Hill for an Instagram-worthy shot. Get a bird’s eye view of the granite quarry with its deep blue waters.  Address: Board a ferry from Changi Point Ferry TerminalPrice: $3 per pax and +$2 if you’re bringing your bicycle. Or start your adventure with a range of Ubin activities with Klook here.Activities5. FloraClay WorkshopUnleash your creativity and try your hand at FloraClay’s Clay Art Workshops. Founded by Noor-Jamilah Ramli in 2006, a floral designer and instructor trained in the USA and Japan. Her love for clay-crafting soon turned into a business as she saw a demand for clay flower retail and education. Together with her team of highly-skilled artisans, they organise workshops for public and corporate clients such as DBS Bank, NTUC Income and PUB. Try your hand at Nonya Kueh Food ClayArt or Kopitiam Food ClayArt Workshop.Address: #02-29 Millage, 55 Changi Rd, S419709Price: $38 (U.P. $98) with sign-ups hereor here6. Forest AdventureSource: STB TIHSource: STB TIHHave a ball with the kids at Forest Adventure, Singapore’s first treetop adventure course park. Let the kids muster their courage at the Kids Course (suitable for aged 5 to 9 years old) by conquering 22 crossings and two zip lines, before moving on to the Junior Course and Grand Course for the ultimate challenge. Swing like a Tarzan and take the Big Zip for a 300m zip above water for an exhilarating experience.Address: Bedok Reservoir Park, S479244Price: $39 on Tuesdays (save $11 on the Grand Course) and $40 for Students on weekdays for Grand Course (U.P. $50)7. Peranakan House at Koon Seng RoadThe Peranakan Houses at Koon Seng Road is truly a sight to behold for being one of the most colourful buildings in Singapore. Built in the 1920s, the building’s pastel-hued facade contrasted with intricate Peranakan patterns is a great spot for your Instagram. While you go about your photography expedition, practice caution and respect the residents staying there. Do head over to Kim Choo Kueh Chang for some yummy chewy rice dumplings or savour traditional Peranakan dishes at Old Bibik’s Peranakan Kitchen.Address: Koon Seng Road, Joo ChiatPrice: FREE8. Adventure PaddlersFeed the adventure seeker in you with Adventure Paddlers and try a range of water sport activities such as Stand Up Paddling (SUP), kayaking, canoeing, sea cycling or water trampoline. Located at Ohana Beach House in Pasir Ris Park, the activities offered here are suitable for beginners to advanced paddlers. You can even join their environmental activity with the Coastal Clean Up for just $25. Or join the Fisherman’s Tale ($45) and paddle towards Pulau Ubin, where you’ll get to visit Ubin town and fish farms.Address: Ohana Beach House @ Pasir Ris, 131 Pasir Ris Road, Carpark E, Pasir Ris Park, S519148Price: From $10 per hour hereDining9. Picotin Express (East Coast)One of the best kid-friendly restaurants in Singapore, Picotin Express has an array of Western dishes from pasta to pizzas. Order a plate of sublime Beef Ragu Pasta or Pesto Pasta if you’re craving for Italian. For sharing (or not), some of their must-try are the Bashkir Pizza (mozzarella, tomato sauce, tandoori chicken, onions and coriander), Yili Pizza (tomato, mozzarella and pepperoni) or Azteca Pizza (tomato, mozzarella, honey baked ham with pineapple). Don’t miss out on our 1-for-1 dining offers at Picotin Express East Coast and Bukit Timah.Address: 382 Joo Chiat Road, S427622Opening hours: Sun to Thurs 3pm – 1am (last order 10.30pm) and Fri to Sat 11am – 1am (last order 12.30am)10. CaliPark Avenue (Changi)The team at Cali Park Avenue is committed and passionate to serve only the freshest and delicious dishes your tummy will thank you for. Take some time to scan through their extensive menu from mains such as Wagyu Beef Burger, Cali’s Special Pizza (parma ham, tomato sauce, mozzarella, chicken pepperoni, bell peppers and olives) and Smoked Duck Pasta. Their appetisers are not to be missed as well! Must try are the Cali Wings, served with a spicy cocktail sauce. To round up your meal, order the Chocolate Lava Cake or Chocolate Brownie with Ice Cream, perfect for dessert lovers. Be sure to savour with our 1-for-1 dining offers at their Changi and Rochester outlets.Address: 2 Changi Business Park Avenue 1, S486015Opening hours: Daily 11.30am – 11.30pm11. The Coastal SettlementSource: The Coastal SettlementTastefully decorated with antiques such as vintage vehicles, paintings and nostalgic gadgets, you’ll feel like you’re in a museum. Or dine in tropical foliage and lush greenery at their al fresco area and get to be one with nature. They have an extensive menu from local favourites to Western cuisine, and kick back, relax by ordering a drink too. The café is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring Fido along.Address: 200 Netheravon Road, S508529Opening hours: Mon to Fri 10.30am – 11pm, Sat & Sun 8.30am – 11pm12. Birds of ParadiseSource: Birds of ParadiseKnown as one of the best ice cream parlours in East Singapore, Birds of Paradise flavours are inspired by nature. Located opposite I12 Katong, its botanical flavours such as Strawberry Basil, White Chrysanthemum and Lychee Raspberry are infused with herbs and spices. A refreshing dash of flavour to your usual vanilla or chocolate, order your ice cream with their Thyme-Infused Cones for only $1 that are made fresh daily. Here’s an inside scoop – don’t forget to take a shot of your ice cream at their Insta-famous wall. Beat the heat with other top ice cream parlours in SG here.Address: 63 East Coast Rd #01-05 S428776Opening hours: Daily 12pm – 10pm, closed on Monday

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Only at ezbuy, find a range of products from a variety of categories for just $9.90 or less! Grab the best deals and promotion from homewares, sportswear, beauty, stationery to groceries. Here’s our list of the 10 best deals with ezbuy’s star buys where everything is under $9.90 – the best deals you should add to cart and checkout now. With various collection points around Singapore, save on shipping and postage fees with ezbuy.Apply our exclusive promo codes here and here at checkout to enjoy even more savings off your total order.1. ezbuy Charcoal Dehumidifier x 4 Tubs ($3.50)With ezbuy’s Charcoal Dehumidifier, get 850ml capacity that’ll last you for up to 25 days! The longer usage and lower price make your purchase more value-for-money. Keep your cabinet, storeroom, toilet or car for enhanced moisture absorption, removes odour and prevents mould.Buy here.2. Stainless Steel Thermal Insulation Flask Bottle ($3.99)For a sleek and minimalistic thermal bottle, this Stainless Steel Thermal Insulation Flask Bottle gets the job done. With a 500ml capacity, it’ll keep your coffee warm for up to 6 hours. Comes in six different colours.Buy here.3. Parchment Paper for Non-Stick Baking ($1.99)Do you hate having your food stuck to the base of your air-fryer? Try using the Parchment Paper for Non-Stick Baking. Made from food-grade vegetable silicone oil paper, it comes in 5 to 9-inch sizes and has a high resistance temperature of up to 230 degrees Celsius. To use, preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes, place the parchment paper and ingredients and press start. Do not preheat with paper.Thinking of getting an air-fryer but unsure which brand you should get? Check out our best selections here.Buy here.4. Soft Microfibre Non-Slip Carpet ($3.90)Keep you toilet floor dry and clean 24/7 with the Soft Microfibre Non-Slip Carpet. Made from water-absorbent material, this rug is designed for maximum moisture absorption. It requires little maintenance and can be easily washed in a washing machine in a tumble dry on low.Buy here.5. Korean Rice Stone Frying Pan Non-Stick Pot ($9.99)Measuring at 33cm by 12 cm, this Korean Rice Stone Frying Pan Non-Stick Pot comes with an ergonomic handle which provides a comfortable grip while cooking. Fry your favourite wok hei fried rice or stir-fried dishes such as Chap Chye or Sambal Kangkong with ease. As this pot is non-stick, there is no need to scrape off any food remnants making it hassle-free during cleaning.Buy here.6. Strong Absorbent Kitchen Towels – Bundle of 2 ($5.90)An essential item in your kitchen, grab only the best kitchen towels from ezbuy. Get more bang for your buck with this deal Bundle of 2 - 6 Rolls x 70 Sheet. Each sheet is effective in removing grease with just a single wipe and is water absorbent.Buy here.7. Stackable Storage Box Drawer ($5.99)Compartmentalise all your knick-knacks into the Stackable Storage Box Drawer. Comes in a classic Ivory White colour and made from Polypropylene (PP) material, it is time to clean up the mess in your kitchen, bedroom, toilet or work table. Ergonomically designed with an invisible handle, bottom roller and slot design, they have different sizes for you to choose from.  Buy here.8. Blue Bear Bubble Toilet Cleaning Agent Deodorant ($1.99)Keep your toilet smelling fresh 24/7 with the Blue Bear Bubble Toilet Cleaning Agent Deodorant. A bottle of this cute little bear is equivalent to 80 blue bubble capsules, making it convenient without the need to change it frequently. It doesn’t leave any residue in your toilet bowl after each flush and has a sterilization rate of 99%. To use, pull out the plug at the top and cut the convex outlet on the back and place it vertically in the toilet bowl tank.Buy here.9. Portable LED Bluetooth Speaker Soundbar ($8.99)As you clean your home or just relaxing on the sofa, feel the rhythm of drum and bass with the Portable LED Bluetooth Speaker Soundbar. It features a built-in Bluetooth wireless transmission, which means you can connect it to your mobile phone. It also supports FM radio and MP3 songs stored in a USB flash drive. Comes in black, gold, silver, red and blue, experience HiFi surround sound quality right at home.Buy here.10. 6 Pieces Stainless Steel Knife Set ($5.99)Grab these aesthetically pleasing, pastel-hue coloured knife set for just $5.99. Each knife is made from fine stainless steel and comes with a non-slip handle. In this set, you’ll get a variety of knives including fruit, bread knife and a peeler. A value for money set, it also makes a perfect gift for someone who loves cooking.Buy here.Don’t forget to apply our exclusive promo codes here and here at checkout to enjoy even more savings off your total order.All image credits to ezbuy.

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