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Samurai Burger makes a comeback (and faces a Ninja Burger rival to come)

This October, McDonald’s is bringing back everyone’s favourite warrior, the Samurai Burger. The popular burger promises mouthfuls of flavourful goodness with every bite (incurring the wrath of a strong Ninja rival who is secretly planning an attack – stay tuned for more). Samurai Chicken Burger Samurai Beef Burger But before that, customers can satisfy their appetite for some bold flavours by opting for either a succulent grilled chicken patty or juicy quarter pounder beef patty, dipped in teriyaki sauce, laid atop a bed of crunchy lettuce between lightly toasted sesame buns. Matcha McFlurry with Red Bean Seaweed Shaker Fries...

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Weekend Staycation at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel in the heart of Orchard Road

The Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel is one of the most iconic landmark in the Orchard Road shopping belt in Singapore. It’s green pagoda-like rooftop is hard to miss, perched atop the CK Tang departmental store. The hotel first opened it’s doors in 1995 and offers 393 guest rooms. It undergone a extensive S$35 million refurbishment in 2012 and the Executive Lounge was recently refurbished again in 2015 and 2016. If you are looking for a weekend staycation in the heart of Orchard Road, the 5-star hotel is offering an attractive promotional rate from S$288++ per night for their...

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Vietnam’s “Bikini Airline”, Vietjet sends their bikini girls to America

Remember Vietjet, Vietnam’s “Bikini Airline”, listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange and famous for their bikini-clad flight stewardess? The airline is real and it is a good airline, first making it’s entrance into Changi Airport in Singapore back in 2014. Check out our review. The low cost carrier is a full member of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) and certified by the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). The bikini girls from Vietjet serves balloons too and are now being featured in hot air balloons at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in the United States, the largest balloon festival...

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3D Light Show, Chinese Lanterns, Face Off (变脸) performance, Sichuan cuisine – don’t miss the Golden Autumn Celebrations at Resorts World Sentosa

Look up in the sky tonight and you will see a beautiful full moon because the Mid-Autumn Festival is just round the corner. To celebrate the festivities, consider heading down to the Golden Autumn Celebrations (金秋3D灯光秀•美食节) by the Waterfront at Resorts World Sentosa for a special experience. Organised by Golden Compass School, the event will run from now till 12 Nov, featuring 3D light shows; beautiful lanterns brought in from Chengdu (成都), China; Sichuan Opera, known for it’s Face Off (变脸) performances; authentic Sichuan cuisines and more. Ticket are available for purchase via sistic and prices start from just S$8 for seniors,...

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Why you should join the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

Two weekends ago, I completed my first 10km run at the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival. The run was a lot of fun with the beautiful cityscape and the cool weather. We even got to run on the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and various public roads, all traffic free. After the run, I am motivated to try out for a 21km half marathon next and maybe even a full marathon eventually if I train hard enough. Before you brush off this event as an event for just serious runners, note that I am a 37-years-old uncle with a physique which is...

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