Category Archives: Shopping

COVID-19: Where To Buy Masks In Singapore To Protect You From The Coronavirus

With the coronavirus situation getting worse in Singapore and the government implementing stricter measures, protective masks are in short supply with many local shops out of stock with no estimates on when they will be replenished. However here is a list of some online stores which have plenty of stock and you can receive them… Read More »

Maison De PB Cafe Review – Jewel Changi Airport

From the company that brought Korean bakery chain Paris Baguette to Singapore, Maison De PB is a more upmarket version of Paris Baguette that just opened last month in the new Jewel shopping mall in Changi Airport. With beautiful individual and whole cakes on display to tempt the tastebuds, you won’t be able to resist… Read More »

5 Things I Never Buy In Singapore

As an expat living in Singapore you’ve probably never really come to terms with how expensive everything is here compared to back home. I mean $40 for a tin of baby formula and $25 for decent bottle of wine! Now that’s crazy!! There are certain things that I need on a regular basis but refuse… Read More »

Best Edible Souvenirs From Singapore To Bring Home To Your Family & Friends

Stuck for ideas for presents and souvenirs from Singapore to give your family and friends back home? What’s better than one that you can eat!! And since Singapore is an absolute food paradise, there’s plenty of choice. I’ve listed below my favourite Singaporean food and drink gifts, from the incredibly addictive Irvins Salted Egg Fish… Read More »

Tesco Supermarket Has Finally Arrived In Singapore!

  Tesco is my supermarket of choice back home in the UK as their selection of groceries is humongous (I happily spend hours in there sometimes!) as well as their prices being competitive. So the good news is that Tesco has finally arrived in Singapore! Well…. unfortunately not an actual Tesco store… but online delivery… Read More »

Amazon Prime Now Singapore Review – Did It Meet Expectations?

After months of speculation, Amazon Prime Now released their shopping app on iTunes and Google Play stores last Wednesday in Singapore, the first market in Southeast Asia. I love Amazon and always shop on their website back in the UK where it’s my go-to online store for everything from electronics to books. It’s also the… Read More »

Tokutokuya Japanese Two Dollar Shop Singapore – Great Alternative To The Daiso

Tokutokuya is a two dollar store from Japan which has a branch in Changi City Point shopping mall as well as one in the more centrally located Suntec City shopping mall near City Hall and Esplanade MRT which opened earlier this year. I’ve never been to the branch in Changi City Point but I decided… Read More »

Cheap Shopping Singapore: Dollar Stores

Although Singapore is an expensive place to live, you’ll be surprised at how many dollar stores there are here, where you can pick up general household items and daily necessities that are of pretty decent quality. The HDB estates will usually have some small shops selling an array of goods starting at one dollar but if you’re… Read More »