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Best Cafes in Singapore Perfect for Brunch and Coffee

It’s close to the weekend and all we want to do is stay in bed a little longer, snooze that alarm that has been banging in our heads for the past five days. While breakfast is the most important meal of the day, during the weekends, it’s almost impossible to wake up that early anymore. There’s no better way to start the weekend right than by having brunch with your friends and family and putting work aside. Here are some of our picks of the best brunch spots in Singapore, that’s worth adding to your foodie checklist.Read: 16 Best Burger Joints You Must Try in Singapore1. Sinpopo BrandSource: Sinpopo BrandSource: Sinpopo BrandA short 10 mins walk from the famous Peranakan Houses of Koon Seng Road, you’ll find Sinpopo Brand, a café that boasts traditional delights with a twist. Managed by the same team behind Awfully Chocolate, this homegrown brand bakes one of the best-handcrafted cakes in Singapore. Try the signature Gula Melaka ($7.90), Kueh Dar Dar Mille Crepe ($8.90) and Mao Shan Wang Durian Cake ($10.90). They also have delectable mains such as Baked Cod with Dao Jio Crust ($20) and Chargrilled Pork Chop ($22) that’ll whet any appetite.Address: 458 Joo Chiat Road S427671Opening hours: Daily 11:30am – 10pm2. Habitat Coffee (Jalan Besar)Source: Habitat CoffeeSource: Habtitat CoffeeSource: Habtitat CoffeePreviously located at Thomson, Habitat Coffee is no stranger to the café scene in Singapore. Known for their hospitality coupled with yummy brunch offers, their new home at Jalan Besar is more inviting with a bigger space. Step in and you’ll see three long communal tables with a pastel blue countertop, black and white walls, bare cement floors juxtaposed with industrial furniture. Tickle your tastebuds with the spicy Chilli Crab Linguine ($18), Mama’s Pancake ($16) and Pasta with Mushroom Truffle ($17).Address: 803 King George's Ave, #01-242/244, S200803Opening hours: Tues to Fri 10am – 10pm, Sat 9am – 10pm, Sun 9am – 9pm, closed on MonRead: You Tiao Man review - Halal and Vegetarian-Friendly You Tiao with Next Day Delivery3. Lola Faye CafeJust a short walk from Habitat Coffee, Lola Faye Café is a must-visit waffle joint – especially if you’re craving for one in the wee hours of the morning! Operating till 12am from Tuesdays to Sundays and 2am from Wednesdays to Saturdays, you can now satiate your sweet tooth easily. Customers can’t get enough of their Buttermilk Belgium Waffles ($6). Served with gelato (a Single scoop for $5 or a Double scoop for $9) this ultimate combination was spot on for her patrons, of all ages.Currently, there are only 6 gelato flavours, but the café is already planning to create Vegan and sugar-free options to cater to more customers. Check out our full review here.Address: 35 Hamilton Rd, S209204Opening hours: Tues & Sun 12pm - 12am, Wed to Sat 12pm - 2am, closed on MonRead: Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Cafes in Singapore with Kid-Friendly Menu and Playgrounds - Delivery & Takeaways Available4. Common ChefsSource: Common ChefsA homey café that serves an array of comfort food from pastas, burgers to juicy steaks that don’t break the bank, Common Chefs is conveniently located opposite Sembawang Shopping Centre. A cosy décor with bare grey walls furnished with wooden tables, it’s a dreamy spot for café lovers.Start with their all-time favourite Truffle Tater Tots ($8) – crispy and golden potato cubes mixed with premium aromatic white truffle oil, garnished with a generous portion of Parmesan cheese served with their signature truffle mayo dip. Or go big with their Lock N’ Loaded ($12) – fried potato with crispy bacon that sits beneath a sunny side up for that extra oomph. Check out our full review here.Address: 8 Jln Legundi, #01-13, S759274Opening hours: Weekdays 12pm - 10pm & Weekends 11.30am - 10pm5. Greyhound CafeSource: Greyhound CafeA notable restaurant from Bangkok, Greyhound Café is an eclectic and artsy spot to visit. Bringing the Land of Smiles to you, but with a twist, quench your thirst with famous Thai refreshments such as Lemongrass Drink and Thai Iced Coffee. Satisfy your hunger pangs with their highly recommended Spaghetti Vongole or Fusilli with Seafood Tom Yum. Whet your appetite at Greyhound Café with our 1-for-1 dining offers here.Address: 290 Orchard Rd, #01-25/25A, Singapore 238859Opening hours: Daily 8.30am - 10pm6. Apollo Coffee BarSource: Apollo Coffee BarSource: Apollo Coffee BarSource: Apollo Coffee BarIn the heartlands of Serangoon, Apollo Coffee Bar has made itself into a household name by being one of the best cafes in North Singapore. Taking the reins of the champion breakfast dish to try, is their iconic Breakfast Burger ($17.70) – velvety cheddar scrambled eggs, spicy aioli, bacon, caramelised onions, mini hash and fluffy brioche buns. Helmed by the same team who manages Columbus Coffee Co at Upper Thomson, Atlas Coffeehouse at Bukit Timah and Lunar Coffee Brewers at Downtown Gallery, this humble café interior screams Instagram-worthy moments at every corner with its Scandinavian theme.Address: 65 Serangoon Garden Way, S555961Opening hours: Tues to Sat 9am – 10pm, Sun 9am – 7pm, closed on MonRead: Best Donuts and Bomboloni in Singapore from Savoury to Sweet Flavours – Available for Takeout and Delivery7. Five Oars Coffee RoastersSource: Five Oars Coffee RoastersRecently moved to East Coast from Tanjong Pagar, step into the new Five Oars Coffee Roasters and you’ll be reminded of a Melbourne café. Bright, airy, lux wooden furniture with plenty of sunlight permeating through. Sate your taste buds with the Chicken & Pancake ($16.50) – juicy fried buttermilk chicken with cornmeal pancakes, served with a sunny side up and maple syrup. For coffee, take your pick from their Cold Brew Series ($6 - $8) or bring home coffee blends from Brazil, Colombia to Ethiopia.Address: 6 Upper East Coast Rd, S455200Opening hours: Daily 8am – 8pm8. Penny UniversitySource: Penny UniversitySource: Penny UniversityOne of the first Halal cafes in Singapore, Penny University serves more than your usual breakfast spread. They also have a variety of sinful cakes, pastries and tarts such as the Earl Grey Milk Tea Tart, Basque Burnt Cheesecake and Chocolate Truffle. Before jumping to desserts, taste the spicy Moroccan Baked Eggs ($14.50) or go big with their Steak Frites ($18). They do accept reservations at least a day in advance, call them at 6345 9055 to beat the queue.  Address: 402 East Coast Rd, S428997Opening hours: Daily 8am – 8.30pm9. All Things DeliciousSource: All Things DeliciousSource: All Things DeliciousSource: All Things DeliciousOnly delicious grubs are served here, like the name suggests at All Things Delicious. Offering a sublime and hearty spread of savoury goodness, their Shakshouka ($19.90) has customers coming back for more. This dish is a North African stew mixed with peppers, tomatoes, mild spices, served with two poached eggs and a dollop of crème fraiche. If you prefer desserts, we hear their sweet treats such as the Toffee Pudding and scones are spectacular.  Address: 34 Arab St, #01-01, S199733Opening hours: Daily 8am – 6pm, closed on Mon10. Drips Bakery CaféSource: Drips Bakery CafeLocated in the quaint neighbourhood of Tiong Bahru, Drips Bakery Café will have you drooling at their yummy tarts and cakes. A must-try is the Yuzu Tart – tangy cream custard with refreshing sweet meringue on a buttery crust. They also serve yummy mains such as Nasi Lemak, Chicken Curry and Bacon Carbonara with Tobiko.Address: 82 Tiong Poh Rd, #01-05, s160082Opening hours: Daily 9am – 9pm, closed at 10pm on Fri & Sat11. Merci MarcelSource: Merci MarcelExplore the artsy-fartsy Tiong Bahru and seek respite at Merci Marcel for a perfect brunch delight. In an enclave filled with numerous cafes, Merci Marcel stands out for its homey alfresco dining, which leads into an even more beautifully chic interior designed dining space. This is the spot to be for brunch with your girlfriends, get to indulge in authentic French bakes, such as their croissants and pain au chocolat. You’ll be delighted to know that their bakes are made with 100% French butter - for maximum satisfaction. Also try their organic specialties from Croque Marcel to Eggs Benedict, where the eggs are velvety and creamy, paired with freshly oven-baked rustic bread.For an Instagram shot, dine at the seats further in the restaurant to enjoy the natural sunlight and bask in all its glory. You can thank us later! Or shall I say merci?Address: 56 Eng Hoon St, #01-68, S160056Opening hours: Daily 8am – 10.30pm12. Good BitesSource: Good BitesSource: Good BitesLocated in Bishan, Good Bites serves up healthy dishes that your body will thank you for. Who said brunch is only meant for eggs and toast? We’re all guilty of putting junk food in our body, but it’s never too late to opt for greens once in a while.Order their mains such as the sublime Baked Salmon or Chicken Sub, which features juicy chicken thigh with sautéed mushrooms and purple cabbage, packed in between toasted sourdough bread. If you’re up for a pasta, try their signature Laksa Pasta ($12.90) – spicy and tangy, this dish is a true testament to Singapore’s iconic local dish.Address: 5 Bishan St 14, #03-01, S579783Opening hours: Daily 11am – 9.30pm, closed on Mon13. Knots Café and LivingSource: Knots Cafe and LivingMore than just a café, Knots Café and Living is a multi-concept store that also sells flowers and furniture. An eclectic hidden gem located in Paya Lebar, the café is a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of Singapore. From Truffle Eggs Croissant to Charcoal Waffles, Knots Café and Living this is the spot to be for that perfect brunch with friends and family. Nothing beats having waffles with ice cream, that’s for sure! Do take a look at the fresh flowers available for purchase, it’ll wrap up your experience at Knots Café and Living beautifully.Address: 160 Paya Lebar, #01-07, S409022Opening hours: Mon 11am – 9pm, Tues to Thurs & Sun 9am – 9pm, Fri & Sat 9am -10pm14. Wakey WakeySource: Wakey WakeySource: Wakey WakeyConveniently located in Central Singapore, Wakey Wakey is serious about their coffee. Using only specialty coffee beans, the café serves as a regular spot for office workers in the Bugis precinct. While their coffee is brew-ly good, we’re equally impressed with their selection of curated food.With its bare walls and wooden furniture that are juxtaposed with big plants, Wakey Wakey manages to pull off a chic industrial look. Fill up your belly and create your own grain bowl fix, with choices such as pan-seared seaweed salmon to sous vide beef tenderloin. Or if you’re in the mood for something sweet, you can never go wrong with their signature Buttermilk Waffles with Fresh Fruits served with a dollop of vanilla ice cream.Address: 302 Beach Rd, The Concourse, #01-04, S199600Opening hours: Weekdays 8am – 5pm, Weekends 9am – 6pm15. Group Therapy Café (Duxton)Nestled in a rustic shophouse in Tanjong Pagar, Group Therapy Duxton is a household name for brunch lovers. With its intimate, loft-like interior paired with impeccable coffee and food, it comes as no surprise that many pick this café as their favourite brunch spot. Order their no-frills Poached Eggs on Toast – a simple meal that packs a punch, where they are generous with the Hollandaise sauce that blankets the perfectly poached eggs, atop a crispy toast. Pair it with a cup of Flat White, and you’re ready to soak up the weekend fun!Address: 181 South Bridge Road #01-05, S058743Opening hours: Sun– Tues 8am – 5pm, Wed & Thur 8am – 9pm, Fri & Sat 8am – 10pm

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Best Cafes in Singapore Perfect for Brunch and Coffee

It’s close to the weekend and all we want to do is stay in bed a little longer, snooze that alarm that has been banging in our heads for the past five days. While breakfast is the most important meal of the day, during the weekends, it’s almost impossible to wake up that early anymore. There’s no better way to start the weekend right than by having brunch with your friends and family and putting work aside. Here are some of our picks of the best brunch spots in Singapore, that’s worth adding to your foodie checklist.Read: 16 Best Burger Joints You Must Try in Singapore1. Sinpopo BrandSource: Sinpopo BrandSource: Sinpopo BrandA short 10 mins walk from the famous Peranakan Houses of Koon Seng Road, you’ll find Sinpopo Brand, a café that boasts traditional delights with a twist. Managed by the same team behind Awfully Chocolate, this homegrown brand bakes one of the best-handcrafted cakes in Singapore. Try the signature Gula Melaka ($7.90), Kueh Dar Dar Mille Crepe ($8.90) and Mao Shan Wang Durian Cake ($10.90). They also have delectable mains such as Baked Cod with Dao Jio Crust ($20) and Chargrilled Pork Chop ($22) that’ll whet any appetite.Address: 458 Joo Chiat Road S427671Opening hours: Daily 11:30am – 10pm2. Habitat Coffee (Jalan Besar)Source: Habitat CoffeeSource: Habtitat CoffeeSource: Habtitat CoffeePreviously located at Thomson, Habitat Coffee is no stranger to the café scene in Singapore. Known for their hospitality coupled with yummy brunch offers, their new home at Jalan Besar is more inviting with a bigger space. Step in and you’ll see three long communal tables with a pastel blue countertop, black and white walls, bare cement floors juxtaposed with industrial furniture. Tickle your tastebuds with the spicy Chilli Crab Linguine ($18), Mama’s Pancake ($16) and Pasta with Mushroom Truffle ($17).Address: 803 King George's Ave, #01-242/244, S200803Opening hours: Tues to Fri 10am – 10pm, Sat 9am – 10pm, Sun 9am – 9pm, closed on MonRead: You Tiao Man review - Halal and Vegetarian-Friendly You Tiao with Next Day Delivery3. Lola Faye CafeJust a short walk from Habitat Coffee, Lola Faye Café is a must-visit waffle joint – especially if you’re craving for one in the wee hours of the morning! Operating till 12am from Tuesdays to Sundays and 2am from Wednesdays to Saturdays, you can now satiate your sweet tooth easily. Customers can’t get enough of their Buttermilk Belgium Waffles ($6). Served with gelato (a Single scoop for $5 or a Double scoop for $9) this ultimate combination was spot on for her patrons, of all ages.Currently, there are only 6 gelato flavours, but the café is already planning to create Vegan and sugar-free options to cater to more customers. Check out our full review here.Address: 35 Hamilton Rd, S209204Opening hours: Tues & Sun 12pm - 12am, Wed to Sat 12pm - 2am, closed on MonRead: Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants and Cafes in Singapore with Kid-Friendly Menu and Playgrounds - Delivery & Takeaways Available4. Common ChefsSource: Common ChefsA homey café that serves an array of comfort food from pastas, burgers to juicy steaks that don’t break the bank, Common Chefs is conveniently located opposite Sembawang Shopping Centre. A cosy décor with bare grey walls furnished with wooden tables, it’s a dreamy spot for café lovers.Start with their all-time favourite Truffle Tater Tots ($8) – crispy and golden potato cubes mixed with premium aromatic white truffle oil, garnished with a generous portion of Parmesan cheese served with their signature truffle mayo dip. Or go big with their Lock N’ Loaded ($12) – fried potato with crispy bacon that sits beneath a sunny side up for that extra oomph. Check out our full review here.Address: 8 Jln Legundi, #01-13, S759274Opening hours: Weekdays 12pm - 10pm & Weekends 11.30am - 10pm5. Greyhound CafeSource: Greyhound CafeA notable restaurant from Bangkok, Greyhound Café is an eclectic and artsy spot to visit. Bringing the Land of Smiles to you, but with a twist, quench your thirst with famous Thai refreshments such as Lemongrass Drink and Thai Iced Coffee. Satisfy your hunger pangs with their highly recommended Spaghetti Vongole or Fusilli with Seafood Tom Yum. Whet your appetite at Greyhound Café with our 1-for-1 dining offers here.Address: 290 Orchard Rd, #01-25/25A, Singapore 238859Opening hours: Daily 8.30am - 10pm6. Apollo Coffee BarSource: Apollo Coffee BarSource: Apollo Coffee BarSource: Apollo Coffee BarIn the heartlands of Serangoon, Apollo Coffee Bar has made itself into a household name by being one of the best cafes in North Singapore. Taking the reins of the champion breakfast dish to try, is their iconic Breakfast Burger ($17.70) – velvety cheddar scrambled eggs, spicy aioli, bacon, caramelised onions, mini hash and fluffy brioche buns. Helmed by the same team who manages Columbus Coffee Co at Upper Thomson, Atlas Coffeehouse at Bukit Timah and Lunar Coffee Brewers at Downtown Gallery, this humble café interior screams Instagram-worthy moments at every corner with its Scandinavian theme.Address: 65 Serangoon Garden Way, S555961Opening hours: Tues to Sat 9am – 10pm, Sun 9am – 7pm, closed on MonRead: Best Donuts and Bomboloni in Singapore from Savoury to Sweet Flavours – Available for Takeout and Delivery7. Five Oars Coffee RoastersSource: Five Oars Coffee RoastersRecently moved to East Coast from Tanjong Pagar, step into the new Five Oars Coffee Roasters and you’ll be reminded of a Melbourne café. Bright, airy, lux wooden furniture with plenty of sunlight permeating through. Sate your taste buds with the Chicken & Pancake ($16.50) – juicy fried buttermilk chicken with cornmeal pancakes, served with a sunny side up and maple syrup. For coffee, take your pick from their Cold Brew Series ($6 - $8) or bring home coffee blends from Brazil, Colombia to Ethiopia.Address: 6 Upper East Coast Rd, S455200Opening hours: Daily 8am – 8pm8. Penny UniversitySource: Penny UniversitySource: Penny UniversityOne of the first Halal cafes in Singapore, Penny University serves more than your usual breakfast spread. They also have a variety of sinful cakes, pastries and tarts such as the Earl Grey Milk Tea Tart, Basque Burnt Cheesecake and Chocolate Truffle. Before jumping to desserts, taste the spicy Moroccan Baked Eggs ($14.50) or go big with their Steak Frites ($18). They do accept reservations at least a day in advance, call them at 6345 9055 to beat the queue.  Address: 402 East Coast Rd, S428997Opening hours: Daily 8am – 8.30pm9. All Things DeliciousSource: All Things DeliciousSource: All Things DeliciousSource: All Things DeliciousOnly delicious grubs are served here, like the name suggests at All Things Delicious. Offering a sublime and hearty spread of savoury goodness, their Shakshouka ($19.90) has customers coming back for more. This dish is a North African stew mixed with peppers, tomatoes, mild spices, served with two poached eggs and a dollop of crème fraiche. If you prefer desserts, we hear their sweet treats such as the Toffee Pudding and scones are spectacular.  Address: 34 Arab St, #01-01, S199733Opening hours: Daily 8am – 6pm, closed on Mon10. Drips Bakery CaféSource: Drips Bakery CafeLocated in the quaint neighbourhood of Tiong Bahru, Drips Bakery Café will have you drooling at their yummy tarts and cakes. A must-try is the Yuzu Tart – tangy cream custard with refreshing sweet meringue on a buttery crust. They also serve yummy mains such as Nasi Lemak, Chicken Curry and Bacon Carbonara with Tobiko.Address: 82 Tiong Poh Rd, #01-05, s160082Opening hours: Daily 9am – 9pm, closed at 10pm on Fri & Sat11. Merci MarcelSource: Merci MarcelExplore the artsy-fartsy Tiong Bahru and seek respite at Merci Marcel for a perfect brunch delight. In an enclave filled with numerous cafes, Merci Marcel stands out for its homey alfresco dining, which leads into an even more beautifully chic interior designed dining space. This is the spot to be for brunch with your girlfriends, get to indulge in authentic French bakes, such as their croissants and pain au chocolat. You’ll be delighted to know that their bakes are made with 100% French butter - for maximum satisfaction. Also try their organic specialties from Croque Marcel to Eggs Benedict, where the eggs are velvety and creamy, paired with freshly oven-baked rustic bread.For an Instagram shot, dine at the seats further in the restaurant to enjoy the natural sunlight and bask in all its glory. You can thank us later! Or shall I say merci?Address: 56 Eng Hoon St, #01-68, S160056Opening hours: Daily 8am – 10.30pm12. Good BitesSource: Good BitesSource: Good BitesLocated in Bishan, Good Bites serves up healthy dishes that your body will thank you for. Who said brunch is only meant for eggs and toast? We’re all guilty of putting junk food in our body, but it’s never too late to opt for greens once in a while.Order their mains such as the sublime Baked Salmon or Chicken Sub, which features juicy chicken thigh with sautéed mushrooms and purple cabbage, packed in between toasted sourdough bread. If you’re up for a pasta, try their signature Laksa Pasta ($12.90) – spicy and tangy, this dish is a true testament to Singapore’s iconic local dish.Address: 5 Bishan St 14, #03-01, S579783Opening hours: Daily 11am – 9.30pm, closed on Mon13. Knots Café and LivingSource: Knots Cafe and LivingMore than just a café, Knots Café and Living is a multi-concept store that also sells flowers and furniture. An eclectic hidden gem located in Paya Lebar, the café is a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of Singapore. From Truffle Eggs Croissant to Charcoal Waffles, Knots Café and Living this is the spot to be for that perfect brunch with friends and family. Nothing beats having waffles with ice cream, that’s for sure! Do take a look at the fresh flowers available for purchase, it’ll wrap up your experience at Knots Café and Living beautifully.Address: 160 Paya Lebar, #01-07, S409022Opening hours: Mon 11am – 9pm, Tues to Thurs & Sun 9am – 9pm, Fri & Sat 9am -10pm14. Wakey WakeySource: Wakey WakeySource: Wakey WakeyConveniently located in Central Singapore, Wakey Wakey is serious about their coffee. Using only specialty coffee beans, the café serves as a regular spot for office workers in the Bugis precinct. While their coffee is brew-ly good, we’re equally impressed with their selection of curated food.With its bare walls and wooden furniture that are juxtaposed with big plants, Wakey Wakey manages to pull off a chic industrial look. Fill up your belly and create your own grain bowl fix, with choices such as pan-seared seaweed salmon to sous vide beef tenderloin. Or if you’re in the mood for something sweet, you can never go wrong with their signature Buttermilk Waffles with Fresh Fruits served with a dollop of vanilla ice cream.Address: 302 Beach Rd, The Concourse, #01-04, S199600Opening hours: Weekdays 8am – 5pm, Weekends 9am – 6pm15. Group Therapy Café (Duxton)Nestled in a rustic shophouse in Tanjong Pagar, Group Therapy Duxton is a household name for brunch lovers. With its intimate, loft-like interior paired with impeccable coffee and food, it comes as no surprise that many pick this café as their favourite brunch spot. Order their no-frills Poached Eggs on Toast – a simple meal that packs a punch, where they are generous with the Hollandaise sauce that blankets the perfectly poached eggs, atop a crispy toast. Pair it with a cup of Flat White, and you’re ready to soak up the weekend fun!Address: 181 South Bridge Road #01-05, S058743Opening hours: Sun– Tues 8am – 5pm, Wed & Thur 8am – 9pm, Fri & Sat 8am – 10pm

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15 Virtual Travel Experiences You Can Enjoy from Home

Travelling is an irreplaceable experience, and for some, it’s our form of escapism from reality amidst stressful times. While leisure travel is slowly picking up, certain borders are still. However, this doesn’t mean the explorer spirit in us should cease. Let us bring the world directly to you - live vicariously through these 15 virtual experiences and discover places you’ve been wanting to visit from the comfort of your couch.1. Arashiyama Bamboo Forest, JapanTravel to the Land of the Rising Sun virtually through a VR movie created by the Japan National Tourism Organisation. For the full experience, watch “Japan – Where Tradition Meets the Future VR” from the Google Cardboard VR goggle and admire the colossal Tokyo Tower in Shibakoen, walk across crowded Shibuya, hike through magical Fushimi Inari, Arashiyama Bamboo Forest in Kyoto and many more. The best part is, you won’t have to compete with a throng of tourists to get the best shot for Instagram.Admire the beauty of the ancient ruins with the best screen quality from Lenovo and Razer Singapore.Read: 15 Hidden Gems in Singapore You Never Knew Existed2. Sakura Cherry Blossoms in Osaka, JapanThere’s nothing quite like experiencing the Sakura cherry blossoms in full bloom in Japan. Immerse yourself in this 360 degree video featuring Japan’s world-famous “Hanami”, or also known as flower viewing. This is a Japanese tradition that celebrates the coming of spring. For the best experience, use headphones.Vlog your travel experience with DJI.Read: Best Hiking Trails in Singapore Suitable for All Ages3. Niagara Falls, CanadaWatch these 360 degree videos and take your pick on how to see the best of Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada. Get a bird’s eye view from a helicopter, take a journey behind the falls, get your adrenaline pumping on a zipline or feel the water splash against your skin on the Hornblower Niagara Cruise.Experience surround sound with Harman Kardon.Read: Best Things to See & Do in East Singapore4. Machu Picchu, PeruA UNESCO World Heritage site deep in the Andes Mountain, Machu Picchu is now virtually accessible directly from your couch. It is a symbol of the Incan Empire, built around 1450AD and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Witness the stellar Machu Picchu with this 360-Degree Virtual Tour that is truly out of this world.  5. Stonehenge, EnglandBuilt about 5,000 years ago, Stonehenge is a famous prehistoric monument and it is now a World Heritage Site in the United Kingdom. Stonehenge is a unique landscape that has been of interest to archaeologists around the world, and a sacred place for religious and cultural significance.Read: Best Family-Friendly Activities in Singapore to Enjoy with the Kids6. Petra, JordanLocated in Jordan’s City of Stone, Petra, lies a breathtaking ancient ruin called Al Khazneh (The Treasury) that draws millions of visitors every year - for its most elaborate tomb in the ancient Nabatean Kingdom. One thing for sure, Petra will have your jaw drop for its magical beauty. This ruin is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World.Ensure you’re well-protected online with ESET, McAfee Antivirus and Norton Antivirus Plus.7. Van Gogh Museum, AmsterdamBe blown away by the artworks by Vincent van Gogh (1853 – 1890) at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. This museum carries the largest number of artworks by the famous painter which includes over 200 paintings, 500 drawings and more than 750 letters. They even have an app that you can download to project the artwork in your room.Sit back, relax and order food from AirAsiaFood SG or GrabFood SG.Read: Singapore Islands You Can Explore to Escape from the City8. The Vatican Museum, Vatican CityExplore and learn Christianity through a 360° video of the Vatican’s seven popular sites. Start with Michelangelo’s masterpiece at the Sistine Chapel – look up and be awe-inspired by the painted ceiling. Make your way around and visit Raphael’s Rooms, Niccoline Chapel, Room of the Chiaroscuri and many more.Apply our exclusive foodpanda promo code for New Users to enjoy $8 OFF.9. Musee d’OrsayBe enamoured by the classic works of Monet, Cezzane and Van Gogh at the world-renowned Musee d’Orsay in Paris. Located in the former Orsay Railway Station, which was built in 1900, the museum is a work of art itself and sees a throng of tourists every year. But you can beat the crowd with this online tour here by going on a virtual gallery walk.10. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New YorkOne of the largest museums in the world, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is located in Midtown Manhattan and is home to 17 curatorial departments that span across 2.2 million square feet and has more than 2 million works of art. Be impressed by the exquisite Roman Emperor or immerse yourself in non-Western art collections, where you’ll meander your way through a 14th century colossal Chinese mural that reaches up to a height of 7.5 metres. Experience six short video series with The Met 360° Project here.Experience the best audio with headphones and speakers from JBL.11. The British Museum, LondonWith collections that go beyond 2 million years of history, The British Museum virtual tour allows you to see some of the famous archaeological findings and ancient discoveries. It’s no wonder this museum sees more than 6 million visitors every year! Discover some of the best things to see at The British Museum by checking out The Rosetta Stone, Samurai Armour and Mummy of Katebet.Unwind with the finest wines from Temple Cellars, Carecci and Vivino.12. The Louvre, ParisBesides the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower as Paris’s main attractions, The Louvre is also a must-visit - a museum that is known for more than just the portrait of Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. Here, you’ll get to vicariously experience the ancient Roman & Egyptian Antiquities, Napoleon’s Apartment and Tuileries. This pyramid museum attracts more than 10 million visitors every year. The best part? With this virtual tour, you can bid goodbye to huge crowds blocking your way.Shop the freshest groceries from FairPrice Online and AirAsia Grocer.13. Central Park, New York CityTravel to the Big Apple (virtually of course) and visit one of the most famous parks in the world. A must-see attraction when you’re in New York City is Central Park. It is a hotspot location for movie scenes such as Home Alone 2, Spiderman 3, Wall Street and 500 Days of Summer. With this virtual experience, you’ll witness the beauty of the Bethesda Terrace, Conservatory Water and the picturesque Bow Bridge and Lake Shore.14. Kruger National Park, South AfricaGet up close and personal with lions, tigers and bears at Kruger National Park. This wildlife park is one of Africa’s largest animal reserves that lets you see the beauty of wildlife. With the Djuma Dam Cam, a 24 hrs LIVE camera, witness incredible sightings of the African animals in real time.15. Northern Lights, CanadaCatch the elusive Northern Lights from the comfort of your own home here, where you’ll experience real time Aurora Borealis (also known as Northern Lights), from Manitoba, Canada. Northern Lights are luminous displays when the Earth’s magnetic field interacts with charged particles from the Sun. It is a magical sight to behold and will take your breath away.

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Where to Shop for Halloween Costumes in Singapore 2021

As October beckons, there’s only one thing on our minds - Halloween! While spooktacular events are kept to a minimum, that’s no excuse not to dress up with the little ones this year. Whether you’re going trick-or-treating or checking out Universal Studios Singapore’s Halloween Horror Night exhibition, we got you covered on the best places to shop for costumes – from the cutesy Disney characters to spooky outfits. Are you ready, boo?Read: 10 Best Instagram-worthy & Hidden Gem Spots You Should Check Out in Singapore1. SpotlightSource: Spotlight SingaporeSource: Spotlight SingaporeYou can’t skip Spotlight when shopping for Halloween costumes. This craft store is known for having an extensive range of fabrics, art materials, face paint and more. It’s the go-to store if you’re planning to create a DIY costume. If all fails, opt for their ready-made costumes off the shelves – saves so much time if you’re in a hurry.Address: Plaza Singapura and WestgateOpening hours: 11am – 9pm for both outletsRead: 15 Virtual Travel Experiences You Can Enjoy from Home2. SephoraSource: SephoraLevel up your costume outfit with makeup from Sephora. From now till 4 Nov, shop their Halloween promo and enjoy 40% OFF with promo code “TREAT40”. Whether you’re adding layers of foundation to look like Wednesday Addams (from Addams Family) or donning a blood red lipstick like Cruella (from The Hundred and One Dalmations), Sephora has them all.Address: Bugis+, Causeway Point, ION Orchard, NEX Mall, Plaza Singapura, Suntec City, Takashimaya, Tampines 1, The Shoppes at MBS, VivoCity and WestgateOpening hours: Varies for different outletsShop Sephora online here and earn Cashback on every order.Read: KYDRA Singapore: Homegrown Activewear Launches Functional Men's Collection - Explore Your Adventure3. Cotton On KidsSource: Cotton OnSource: Cotton OnFor a more relaxed and not too over-the-top costume, Cotton On Kids is your best option. This affordable brand from Australia packs a range of outfits during the Halloween season. Whether it’s a scary ghoulish or cutesy princess outfit, head over to the nearest outlet in your neighbourhood today.Address: Plaza Singapura, Wisma Atria, VivoCity, Waterway Point, Anchorpoint and Suntec CityOpening hours: Varies for different outletsShop Cotton On here and enjoy 3.5% Cashback.Read: Earn More Savings When You Shop with meREWARDS Cashback4. ShopeeSource: Shopee SGSource: Shopee SGWith everything at your fingertips, Shopee is the go-to marketplace anytime and anywhere. If you’re planning to decorate your house with props, they have an array of options such as candlelight pumpkins, vampire blood bags, cotton spider webs and many more. But if you’re more interested in something more palatable, check out the Baby Shark Full Body Suit Costume and Donut Cosplay outfits that’ll put a smile on your face.Address: Available online only.Opening hours: -Read: Affordable Care Package Ideas for Your Loved Ones in SingaporeShop stylish baby essentials at Little Bearnie.5. Art FriendSource: Art FriendGet crafty with your outfit this Halloween with DIY products from Art Friend – it’s one of the best art stores in Singapore. An artist’s playground for design projects, shop here for Snazaroo face paint (easily applicable and removable), fabric markers, glue guns, pearls, tapes and many more. Shop online and get free delivery for orders above $100, for a limited time only.Address: Bras Basah Complex, Plaza Singapura and Clementi CentralOpening hours: Varies for different outletsRead: 10 Kid-friendly Stay-Home Activities with the Kids This School Holiday6. DaisoSource: DaisoSource: DaisoYour one-stop shop for all the things you need, Daisois everyone’s favourite $2 megastore. Pop by any of their 24 Daiso stores and be spooked by their Halloween set-up and costumes galore. From face paint, wigs, party masks and pumpkin lamps find them all here at Daiso. Also check out ThreePpy stores, it’s a new brand under Daiso where most of the items cost about $5.80 to $18.80 – more options for everyone!Address: VivoCity, Marina Square, Funan Mall, Thomson Plaza and moreOpening hours: Varies for different outletsRead: Affordable Buys from Decathlon You Should Check Out While You WFH7. Global MascotFor the widest range of costumes (available ready or custom-made), Global Mascot is the store to check out for Halloween or themed parties. Browse through a range of Sci-Fi, horror flick or cartoon characters for rent. But if you don’t find something you like, you can even customise your costume.Address: 114 Lavender St CT Hub #01-55/56 S338729Opening hours: Mon to Sat 11am – 7pm, closed on Sun & PHRead: 8 Ways Improve and Increase Productivity While You Work from HomeShop a range of baby clothes and accessories with PatPat.8. Costumes ‘N’ PartiesSource: Costumes 'N' PartiesWhether you’re dressing up as your favourite Hollywood movie, video game character or donning a vintage outfit (re: The Great Gatsby), turn your fantasy into a reality with Costumes ‘N’ Parties. For the little ones, they have a range of options including Avengers Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America and many more.Address: Havelock II, Unit #02-16/17/18, S059763Opening hours: Mon to Fri 11am – 8pm, and Sat 11am – 6pm, closed on Sun & PHRead: Trendy and Affordable Items with Low Agent and Shipping Fee from ezbuy for Your Home9. Children’s Costume SpecialistSource: Children's Costume SpecialistSource: Children's Costume SpecalistFor the best kids Halloween costumes, you can turn to Children’s Costumes Specialistfor a cutesy outfit. Passionate to ensure the little ones have a memorable experience, you’ll find various outfits here for Halloween celebrations and school performances. Enjoy free delivery for orders above $100.Address: AZ@Paya Lebar, 140 Paya Lebar Rd, #05-10, S409015Opening hours: Tues to Sat 12pm – 7pm, closed on Mon, Sun & PHRead: Free Online Courses & Workshops You Should Attend to Upskill and Get Certified10. Pan-in-the-BoxA favourite amongst cosplayers for impressive anime costumes, Pan-in-the-Box also has Halloween costumes available for rental. With over 15 years of experience, you can be assured quality with their products and customer service provided. Step into the store and scare yourself silly and don the creepy clown masks, prosthetic noses or check out their wigs collection and more.Address: 1015 Geylang East Avenue 3 #01-29, Paya Lebar MRT, Exit COpening hours: Mon to Sat 10.30am – 8.30pm, Sun 10.30am – 7pmFor 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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