Kin Kin Chilli Ban Mian from Kuala Lumpur (建记辣椒板面)

After hearing from the news that Kin Kin Chilli Ban Mian from Kuala Lumpur has arrived in Singapore and create a hype in the town, my girl friend and I decided to give this a try. Knowing the fact that people are queuing up to 5 hours just to get a taste of the legendary Ban Mian, I still try my luck to get in the queue for a taste of it. Luckily, the queue wasn’t that snakey long and took us only a while to place our orders and get a seating. First to arrive on our table was the freshly handmade fishball soup ($3.50). At the first bite, it tasted tenderlicious and does not have the usual pungent taste of the fish. Despite the …

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What has NTUC got for you on your Birthday Month ?

April will be my birthday month and I have received an eNewsletter from NTUC for the treats. Beside special discounts for food and travel, there is also special birthday promotions for those having birthday on that month. Below are the summary for those members. If you are a non-member yet, you can sign up from NTUC website easily, but do take note that there is a monthly fee for the NTUC Link Card RN Spa COMPLIMENTARY 1 SESSION OF GINGER BODY POLISH (DURATION 30 MINS / U.P. $85.60)A warm gommage made of fresh ginger powder and a healthful concoction of otherAsian herbs to soothe all body aches and tension in gentle kneads. OR TOP UP $18 NETT FOR 1 SESSION OF GREEN OCHA BODY MASSAGE (DURATION: …

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Latest Promotions from NS Safra Card

Pampering Spa Indulgences at $38 NETT at Spa Rael Choice between Shiatsu Body Massage (60 min, U.P $214) or Glyco Skin Rejuvenation (90 min, $342.40) *Redeem your treatment from Monday to Thursday , between 11am and 4pm to enjoy a further discount of $8 off. By appointment only. Call them at 6732 9633. VALID UNTIL 31 JUL 2014. Goodwood Park Hotel22 Scott Roadwww.sparael.com.sg Terms & Conditions Strictly for Singaporean, Singapore PRs, Employment Pass and Dependant’s Pass holders only, aged 21 years and above. By appointment only, Please quote SF1974-SR when making your appointment. Only permissible with NRIC or FIN and SAFRA membership card. Promotion is non-transferable. The Management of Spa Rael reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions governing the redemption at any time …

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Las Vegas Trip – Landed in San Francisco Airport for Flight Transit

Finally, after a seven hours of flight from Singapore to Korea Incheon and again twelve hours of flight, we arrived at San Francisco airport, transiting again to Las Vegas. The body clock is totally out of order right now, as it is midnight in Singapore, but day time in USA. The worst part of it was there was many turbulences throughout our flight to San Francisco, there wasn’t much chance we could get a good rest. First thing of all after landing, find a place to smoke….. A hard ride for hardcore smokers, staying on plane for more than 10 hours without a smoke. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a smoking corner inside the airport and we have to exit from the waiting area to outside. At last …

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Chengdu’s China Lane (宽窄巷子)

China Lane is a historical and cultural district of Chengdu, Sichuan Province. The entire area is generally classified into three different streets that run along in east-west direction and the moss northern lane to the most southern lane are named Kuan Xiang Zi (Wide Alley), Zhai Xiang Zi (Narrow Alley) and Jing Xiang Zi (Roadway Alley) respectively. These alleys used to be the residence area for the famous Eight Banners during the Qing Dynasty. Since 2007, Chengdu has started to transform the alleys, relocating more than 900 households and over 50 courtyards. Furthermore, the government has done 30,000 square meters floor restoration and building alteration and repair and incorporating a 11,000 square meters underground parking facility. It was reopen in 14th June 2008 and consist of …

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Chengdu’s Shopping District – Pedestrian Street (步行街)

Sitting right in the centre of the shopping parade square was a statue of Mr. Sun Yat Sen, the political figure that has direct influence in the China revolution. Small cafes are littered around the corners of the shopping district, providing shoppers a place to rest their feet before continuing their shopping spree. Long stretch of shops lined along both side of the street while there are sights that more shopping centres are upcoming with the current construction. Meanwhile if you have noticed, most of the brands which they are selling are domestic brands except for a few shops like MacDonalds and Giordano. Hotels are shelved together with the shops as well so it is easily accessible for tourists to stay in the city without worrying …

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Leshan Gu Shi Xiang Beef Restaurant 乐山古市香翘脚牛肉

This restaurant has been promoted as an Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), which mainly focus on their aspects of culture. While the main culture this restaurant is keeping is the traditional dish that they are making with beef and cow’s internal organs. During the 1930s, when poor people are not well fed and their body was in very weak condition. There was one physician, by the surname of Luo empathy on the scene of these poor people decided to gather herbs to concoct medical soup for these people. In the meanwhile, he saw that those from rich families are throwing away the internal organs of the ox away and he thought it is a waste that these are not being eaten by anyone thus putting the internal …

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