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A Short Excursion to Singapore’s Countryside

While most people may have the impression that countryside does not exist in this highly urbanized tiny little red dot, the reality is, countryside is thriving and alive here. Do you know that you can walk in the nature, do bird watching, buy organic produce, and have a kampong-style lunch in a farm, all in […]

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A Peek into Traditional Korean Medicine

I was in Seoul, South Korea for a short study trip in November last year. In there, I learned about the history of Traditional Korean Medicine (TKM) and the current state of TKM in South Korea today. Prior to this, I have little knowledge about TKM. Of course, I have watched the popular Korean historical […]

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Scoot Away To Blue Mountains

Do you know that Singapore is the fastest moving city in the world? This is according to a study conducted by Prof Richard Wiseman, a British psychologist, which measures the pace of life. [1] Life in this tidy red dot can be quite stressful. While the green surroundings can provide some relief after work and […]

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Where to get fresh air in this little red dot?

Recently, I met up with a friend from Kuala Lumpur. “How are you recently?” she greeted me.  “No complaint,” I replied, “enjoying lots of fresh air and sunshine to keep me healthy.” “Fresh air? In the city?” She sounded in disbelief. Well, absolutely! There is lots of fresh air around in Singapore. You just need […]