Everyday annoying encounters in lifts

We take the lift every day, and other than the typical rants of the lift that we take are usually the slowest in the...

Five Types of “Big Cannon Fairies” (大炮仙) in Singapore & Malaysia

In case you’re confused, “Big Cannon Fairies” means “大炮仙” in Hokkien: It refers to someone who exaggerates his success to boost his ego. I’m...

5 things that are outrageously expensive in Singapore

You’ve heard this in Singapore many times before: “For this price, I can buy three of them in another country!”After all, due to our...

4 Words that You should not Use When Talking to Someone in NS

Do you have a brother or friend serving NS in the army? If so, do you realize that certain innocent words like “extra” make...

How to tell whether one is a Singaporean without speaking to him / her

Almost more than 30% of people in Singapore comprise foreigners, and without a word exchanged, one can mistake a PRC Chinese as a Singaporean...

What Things Used to Cost in Singapore in 1990s

It’s been only less than twenty years, but the cost of living in Singapore has increased exponentially. Born in the late 1990s? Here are...