Author: Under SG Sun

Turtle Soup: A Disappearing Delicacy

Although it sounds weird, Turtle soup is one of the least strange things I have ever put in my mouth but increasingly becoming as rare as the other exotic items I’d tried. Some things I would never ever try (e.g. any part of a monkey, dog or cat) but if it is a “traditional or cultural” food it is all fair game in my opinion. Anyway, that aside, many would agree turtle soup is one of the most delicious things you can have in Singapore. My husband and I would bring Grace to have some whenever we can afford...

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Road trip to Malacca (3 Days 2 Nights)

Ah Malacca, the home away from home for Singaporeans. Strategically located not too far from Singapore and more importantly, with delicious food at every corner, it is no wonder why Singaporeans flock to Malacca. We are not spared from the Malacca craze. For the past 10 years ever since we owned a car, we had visited this city so many times that I could get a permanent resident status if we tried. So, let’s say, you just got that car and feel the urge to drive to Malaysia, get onto the open road and let the wind rush through...

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My HDB BTO Journey: Renovation Checklist and Timelines

I’m neck deep in HDB BTO woes and the madness is still going on so I haven’t had time to blog at all. However if not now, then when? It doesn’t look like the madness would stop anytime soon. Securing your BTO from HDB is just the first step, so what next? I really REALLY underestimated the amount of things and time we need to get done. Hopefully this blog will help others be more prepared! 1: Waiting For The Letter Okay so you have waited years and visited the site regularly to see the progress of the construction...

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Paradigm Mall and Our Favourite Johor Shopping Malls

Any new mall that opens in Johor will instantly become a hit in Singapore. In our tiny country, Johor is always a favourite getaway for shopping and pampering services. Baring the horrendous causeway jam which sometimes take up to 4 hours, getting into JB is usually a direct and easy affair. When we heard that a huge shopping mall just opened in Skudai, Johor Bahru, we decided to go and check it out. Here are our thoughts on Paradigm Mall and many of our other favourite places to shop. Paradigm Mall Address: Jalan Skudai, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor Conveniently...

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My Complete Driving Journey at BBDC

I decided to learn driving at the ripe old age of 34. Why? I’ve always wanted to learn but I finally feel that I have the time to properly learn this life skill. Also, self-driving cars don’t seem to be coming to our neighbourhood anytime soon so I’m not betting on it. Anyway, if you are starting your driving journey, you probably have a lot of questions, I know I did. The first people I went to are those that already have their driver’s license like my husband or friends but, in reality, most of them have already forgotten...

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