Thursday, November 24, 2016


Sponsored Review

So you have heard about this wonderful deal going in town “Buy One Get One Free”.

No? Have you been staying indoors for too long?

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The ENTERTAINER is the region’s leading “Buy One Get One Free” incentives brand, and they have launched their range of products for 2017, which YOU can now purchase for only SGD95, directly from the website or through the ENTERTAINER app (Apple App Store or Google Play).

What is the ENTERTAINER Singapore 2017 app? Glad you asked.


This one App is packed with more than 1,700 Buy One Get One Free offers for hotels, restaurants, cafes, attractions, leisure activities, spas, fitness, retail and more.

In 2016, ENTERTAINER members in Singapore will have used over 310,000 digital offers, with the average member saving over SGD650. The most recent update on the App is the introduction of ‘Smiles’, a virtual currency system which allows members to earn and spend rewards throughout the year.

In 2017, ENTERTAINER introduces yet another brand new digital product, Cheers Singapore 2017 (RRP SGD125), featuring hundreds of Buy One Get One Free offers exclusively redeemable on drinks at your favorite restaurants, bars, and nightspots. Offers range from single beverages to bottles of wine / spirits / beers, double cocktails, pitchers and more. World-class venues include LongPlay, Gravity Bar (Carlton Hotel), Mad Men Attic Bar and Sentosa’s Finest – Bob’s Bar, Museo and much more.


Right now ENTERTAINER Singapore 2017 is available for a special discount of SGD30 off the regular price. On top of that, every purchase of Singapore 2017 includes Cheers Singapore 2017, absolutely FREE! This exceptional deal is available for a limited time only, directly from ENTERTAINER.

With the purchase of any 2017 digital product, ENTERTAINER members will also enjoy exclusive access to ‘Hotels Worldwide’, which includes Buy One Night, Get One Free offers at over 500 hotels across the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Choose from hotels, resorts, hotel apartments, bed & breakfast and lodges in over 30 popular destinations including Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Vietnam, Dubai and more. Hotels Worldwide includes international hotel brands such as InterContinental, Marriott, Fairmont, Sheraton, Banyan Tree, Radisson, Shangri-La and Hyatt.

I’ve got mine, what are you waiting for?

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Monday, November 21, 2016

The Skechers Blacklight Run 2016

Sponsored Review
I was so thrilled to participate in this year’s Skechers Blacklight Run at the Sentosa. As a runner training for my first Marathon next year, nothing beats a run that focuses on fun more than the result. And the Blacklight Run does that exactly!
The Skechers Blacklight Run is the most fun 5km race, with participants aiming to be brightest and looking for a glowing (literally) good time.
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Thanks to Skechers, both Kless and I were able to sign up for the VIP Registration. Which gave us the following ultra cool items.
- Special Skechers Black VIP Tee
- Skechers Drawstring Bag
- Skechers Blacklight Run Race Bib
- 1 xLED Shutter Shades
- 2 xLED Rings
- 1 xBlacklight Glow Shoelaces
- 1 xBLR Glow Baton
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Not just that, we were sponsored with the most comfortable shoes possible – the Skechers GOrun 400 series.
This is a well-cushioned, lightweight trainer perfect for a variety of workouts in and out of the gym.
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I was looking at either the Blue/Red or Black color shoes. And I chose the black, so that I would look cool not only on a running day, but also on a non-running (casual wear) day.
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Here are some of our glowing run. Not easy to take night photos, but what is stopping us from having fun.
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And my Skechers is also glowing!
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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Celebrating Conrad Centennial Singapore’s 20th Birthday

Sponsored Review

When you are planning for the next staycation, why not think of Conrad Singapore?

Nested in the vicinity of the Marina Bay, Suntec City Mall and the Esplanade, just to name a few, Conrad is located ideally for business people looking for good services and also convenient to move around. In fact, the first thought that crossed my mind when I came across Conrad was of a business hotel idea. But I was pleasantly surprised when we were invited to experience the Conrad-experience, little did I know that the people are not just “business” effective, but very “family” friendly.

From the simple check-in to getting our room cleaned, nothing is short of excellence.

As Conrad Singapore celebrates it’s 20th birthday, this is the best time and reason to indulge in some family relaxation and fun.

First up, the check-in process was done on the road from home to hotel. Yes! With the HHonors app. check-in can be done even before you reach the hotel, no more queueing and waiting in line with the masses.

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Once we are done with the check-in, the app shows the various info icons for us to navigate within the hotel and also to nearby places for sight-seeing or restaurants for meals.

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We were staying on the high floor and had one of the best view of Suntec Fountain.

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For a 3D2N staycation, this is how much things we have to bring. The truth of traveling with 3 girls.

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Room inspection by the girls.

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Conrad offers 4 brands of bath amenities – Aromatherapy Associates, Shanghai Tang, Tara Smith (which is Vegan) and Refinery for Men. Usually, the hotel will only provide Aromatherapy for its guest, but we are thankful for the hotel’s hospitality to provide all 4 brands for us to try.


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Another super cool feature of Conrad that you may not know, is the Digital Key system. You can use your smartphone as a digital key to unlock your guest room doors via the Hilton HHonors App. With a family staycation like us, I can pass the keycard to my wife without the fear of being locked out of the room if I am outside. Another advantage of having this feature is when I went for my daily run during the staycation, I do not need to bring the keycard with me. I just need my phone for my music app, my running app and my hotel room app. Nice!

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Do you also know that Conrad Hotels & Resorts launched a hyper-curated guide that delivers a true flavor and personalized snapshot of authentic Singapore experiences? To experience, simply visit the online curated website at and choose Singapore City. This meets the needs of guests by organizing mini itineraries according to the amount of time a traveller has in a city, thus answering the question they have even before they set foot in the lion city.

What can you do if you have one hour, or three hours, or five hours… starting from Conrad? With 1/3/5, Conrad does the hard work for the guests while the guests can concentrate on staying inspired and having fun.

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Lunch was an elaborated affair as we were hosted at the famous Chinese Restaurant – Golden Peony’s Weekend Dim Sum Experience. It was truly an exquisite experience of class and comfort. More than I can emphasis, the customer service in Conrad is probably one of the best I have experienced throughout all the hotel stays we had. The servers were attentive, not too close for discomfort, but always there when you need something, almost like a ninja just round the corner.


Needless to say, the dishes were fantastic!


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This dish deserved some special mention. For most of my friends, they would know I am not one who enjoy fish dish. But this Baked Canadian Sea Perch with Teriyaki Sauce is out-of-this-world! I cleaned my plate and got a second serving too. Superbly done.

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After lunch, we went for a walk around the hotel lobby and the missus caught me red-handed, admiring another lady (pianist).


No staycation is complete without the pool experience, especially so for the 2 girls. No kidding, the girls were asking to go to the pool almost every other moment. Sometimes, I think it would be better for us to have the bed just beside the swimming area.


Finally back to our room after lunch and a walk, we were taken by surprise because Conrad prepared a special gift for us. The weekend we stayed at Conrad was also our wedding anniversary, but we didn’t mention to the hotel or anyone. Somehow, the hotel’s PR Team caught hold of the news (probably from our IG posts), and it was thoughtful of them to send a small gesture.

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On top of that, a good friend of ours sent a bouquet of flowers over for Kless. Double joy for the missus, and I’m not complaining.

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The only time I would wake up early for breakfast is when I stay in a hotel, local or overseas. Who would miss out the hotel spread right?


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Thank you Conrad Singapore for an unforgettable experience within our own grounds. I would never have expected such hospitality so close to home.

Book a staycation now with Conrad Singapore till 23 Dec 2016, and receive the limited edition memorabilia 20th Birthday Conrad Singapore bear. But more than that, you will surely bring home with great memories spent with you loved ones. I did.

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