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Ubud Food Festival 2017 Releases Line-Up of International Cast

The third Ubud Food Festival (UFF) will be seeing more than 100 chefs, culinary icons, restaurateurs, environmental advocates and social innovators in Bali this 12–14 May . Headlining this year’s international guests are Chele González of Gallery VASK – the Philippines’ only entrant on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants in 2017, chef and author Joannès Rivière of Cambodia’s coveted Cuisine Wat Damnak. Sicilian-born and award-winning chef owner of Singapore’s Gattopardo Ristorante di Mare and Sydney’s Olio, Lino Sauro, is also included in the line-up for this year. Luminous Line-up for 2017 They’ll be joined by Manjunath Mural of Singapore’s Michelin-starred The Song of India, Robuchon...

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Stay Fit While On Vacation At a Private Island With The Chapman’s Challenge

The Chapman’s Challenge, a unique biathlon experience at YTL Hotels’ Pangkor Laut Resort will return for its second year, on 13th May 2017. This race day is exactly 72 years after Colonel Spencer Chapman – whom they named the challenge after – escaped.   The Chapman’s Challenge run  Crafted to commemorate the British commando’s adventure on the island, the challenge is an annual race comprising of a 6.2km run around the private island’s roadways and through the two million year-old rainforest, including a 1km swim out at the award-winning Emerald Bay before concluding at Chapman’s Bar. Pangkor Laut Resort has welcomed international and...

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[Movie Review] Gifted (2017) – Is Life a Pursuit of Happiness or Excellence?

Unlike what most believe the life of a child prodigy to be, it isn’t exactly a bed of roses. Gifted will tell you just that. The movie follows the life of Frank Adler (Chris Evan), a single man who’s raising the daughter of his deceased sister. Residing in the coastal town of Florida, he has a seven-year-old young niece, Mary (Mckenna Grace) in tow while eking out a living by repairing boats. Drama ensues when Evelyn (Lindsay Duncan), Frank’s mother comes to town to visit Mary, her granddaughter – with her own plans for the wonder child. Frank doesn’t take well...

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Stay Stylish and Stand a Chance to Fly to Paris or Win An Olympus Camera This Spring and Summer At Raffles City

This Spring and Summer, arts and fashion take centrestage at Raffles City in its first fashion showcase for the new season. In this showcase put together specially last night, the mall introduced the latest seasonal staples you need to have in your wardrobe. There will also be four more showcases happening this week and coming ones next Friday and Saturday. Shoppers are free to snap their outfit of the day at customised backdrops – all the more you should with an Instagram contest (more details down below) on the horizon! Spring and Summer 2017 Showcase  Last night, svelte and ravishing models...

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6 Quick-Fix and Protein-Packed Recipes to Curb Your Mid Workout Hunger Pang

How do you power through your workout when you have an annoying hunger pang midway through? Before you worry about caving in to them, we have some protein-packed recipes to curb your nerve-wrecking moment of hunger. As much as we want to prepare our own meals, time doesn’t allow us to do so these days. Well, we hear you and here are six quick-fix recipes that make sure you get all the protein you need right in there: High-Protein Banana Overnight Oats Smoothie Before you go bananas over your hunger pang, slurp onto this protein-imbued banana smoothie – and...

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