Tag: Festive

Celebrate the Year of the Snake with Crystal Jade

January 19th, 2013   •   no comments   

Vegetarian Pen Cai from Crystal Jade

Hungry for traditional Chinese fare this Chinese New Year?

Consider popping over to one of Crystal Jade’s many outlets.
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Chinatown Crush

January 28th, 2007   •   3 comments   

Brought the family to the Chinatown Light Up ceremony last night, amidst the drizzling rain, nursing Ethan’s raging fever (he insisted on going nonetheless), and the extraordinary crowds.

As usual, there were the fire crackers popping which ushered in the festivities, as well as the street lights. I found the accompanying reveberations and echoes rather eery – they reminded me of a warzone and sounded like multiple bullets firing away in the night. At certain critical periods, there were even low lying pyrotechnics which lit up the night sky.

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Christmas in the Tropics

December 16th, 2006   •   8 comments   

Despite not having an inch of snow, Christmas in Singapore has always been celebrated in grand style. Scintillating lights adorn our shopping streets, year-end sales fill the newspaper pages, and lovely Christmas trees all outdo each other. Age-old carols blast through the airwaves, while people make plans for parties, short getaways and breaks. Giving, feasting, celebrating and rejoicing in the reason for the season.

An idea just struck me. Why don’t we get Singaporeans and visitors to blog about their festive-related experiences in Singapore and highlight noteworthy ones to the world? After all, Word Of Mouth is one of the strongest ways to sell a destination, and nothing beats a blog in doing that. Maybe I should suggest that to the Singapore Tourism Board?

Meanwhile, let me help to usher in the spirit of Christmas – Uniquely Singapore style!

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Its Beginning to Look Alot Like Christmas

November 25th, 2006   •   no comments   

Took this photo recently using my Dopod at Stamford Road, just a stone’s throw away from Armenian Street. Ahhh… I always love the Christmas season for its romance, magic, and lots of feasting and wining!