Taobao shipping options 2020

A lot has changed since Taobao shopping became popular a few years ago. I would recommend doing shipping differently than before. First up, forget about Taobao direct or consolidated shipping. It is SLOW, and relatively expensive. The air shipping could take as long as the sea shipping offered by other forwarders. Overall the shipping feels […]

Shopee product recommendation – Ozone air purifier

The other day i mentioned that i was going to get an Ozone air purifier for my fridge. Well, today i took delivery of the Enerfer Ozone air purifier. I’m very pleased with both the price and the dimensions of this product. It is rather diminutive and won’t take up much of your precious fridge […]

Qoo10 Product recommendation – Egg Sitter

Okay, yet another product discovered through Facebook, and it is also yet another kickstarter project. It’s a very compelling product, but so expensive! Especially since i missed the early bird deal, which still costs S$83 per piece. So, i looked for a cheapo imatation, and lo and behold, there is the Egg Sitter. I think […]

Qoo10 Product recommendation – Korean Instant Noodles

Since Chapaguri was featured in the movie Parasite, I think a substantial number of people who saw the movie would have been curious enough to actually try to procure the noodles. I suppose you can count me as one of them. Well, not that i was desperate to try the noodles at once. Happens that […]

Shopee product review – Fridgeballs

Like many new products i’m trying out these days, i first saw these Fridgeballs on one of the Facebook videos. Toss one of these balls into your fridge and your fruits and vegetables will last twice as long. Sounded like a good idea, and i immediately did a search on Taobao to see if such […]

Battle of the online Marketplaces

The online marketplaces have seen a boom in their sales volume recently, thanks to the Circuit Breaker measure that has resulted in home-bound people doing much more shopping online than in brick-and-mortar shops. You may not have noticed, but I’ve seen the online sellers or merchants swing from panic selling to now hiking prices (beer […]