Taobao product recommendation – Christmas gifts for under S$3

Christmas is just around the corner. I think many people are preparing to do Christmas gifts shopping soon. If you are looking into buying low cost gifts for kids in bulk, here are some suggestions: 1. 3D Puzzles I’ve mentioned about buying these 3D Puzzles in a previous post. I still think this is a fantastic gift idea, suitable […]

True Singapore Food: Fried Bee Hoon

Fried Bee Hoon (rice vermicelli) gets my vote as being the national dish of Singapore. The “official” national dish of Singapore is Hainanese Chicken Rice, but I think the popularity of chicken rice has slowly been eroded away over the years. I don’t know about you, but there’s something about Fried Bee Hoon that makes […]

Perfect weekend getaway in Johor

Pontian is about 1.5 hours from Singapore if there is no jam during border crossing. I initially wanted to go via Woodlands, but on learning there is heavy traffic at the causeway (through the LTA signboard), I immediately changed my route and headed towards the second link. I got my wife to verify via the […]

Critical steps to earn cashback

Today i received an referral email from a cashback website that i didn’t know about before. It looks like the cashback business is really getting hot these days. The business model of giving cashback is difficult to understand to most consumers. I like the way the perplexity is put across in this article – “Why are they offering […]

$3 set meal courtesy of Qoo10

Qoo10 is probably the most popular online shopping site in Singapore. I’ve been a Qoo10 user for more than a year. Qoo10 succeeds in attracting shoppers by giving out incentives in the form of coupons (discounted prices) and points (cash to offset payment). Because of the volume of business Qoo10 generates, often times sellers are willing to […]

Cashback on groceries

Groceries must be one of the main categories of expenditure for any household. Many people should be aware that some credit cards offer a 5% rebate on supermarket transactions, but there is now a better deal if you do groceries shopping online on (Singapore only). They are one of the merchants on the […]