Moving into your own house for the first time is a liberating and exciting process. Space costs money, even more so in land-limited Singapore. Subsequently, many of us have to balance costs versus wants when we budget for furniture and appliances for our house.
Chances are, you or your friends might not be able to splurge on every single item under a roof and might be prioritising necessities. But the good thing is, the non-necessary items may be gifted by family and friends as housewarming presents. Don't want to receive more wine glasses than you need? Make a wishlist!
Call this a frivolous wishlist of a new homeowner, if you will! For those shopping for a housewarming party, you've also come to the right place. Here are some housewarming gift ideas.
Heritage brands can be appealing to high spending young consumers but you have to work for it, especially when you’re a 116-year old maison. Designed by Montblanc artistic director Marco Tomasetta, the Extreme 3.0 collection is a revamp of the brand’s signature collection and resonates with Gen Zs and millennials by delivering a product that fits into their active lifestyles. Comprising 31 pieces, including a green crossbody bag, black backpack and black clutch with a modern interpretation of cl
Good and cheap hawker food is so rare these days that stumbling upon one feels like you’ve just struck 4D. That was how I felt when I came across Warong H.J. Sukarjo, a hidden Muslim hawker stall that sells soto ayam. Located within The Marketplace @ 58, which is the name for the hawker centre […] The post Warong H.J. Sukarjo: $3.50 soto ayam so elusive that it’s only available 3 days a week appeared first on SETHLUI.com.
From swapping embarrassing stories over shots of soju to crafting the perfect escape plan out of a dictatorial country – K-drama friendships have paved the way for some of the most engaging moments in television history. If you’re looking for a refreshing switch up from romance series or need something to binge-watch on Netflix with your BFF, we’ve got a list of the perfect shows for you. Dreamy romances might be the lifeblood of Korean dramas but it’s the friendships that push the plot forward.
Siem Reap is quietly buzzing, much like its heated cicadas, and as with a scorch of sun above Angkor, is soon to make some noise to become one of Asia’s hottest holiday destinations. Where Siem Reap was once merely a stop for water before visiting Angkor, a thriving creative community, coffeeshop scene, and vibrant nightlife is bringing a fresh uniquely Cambodian cosmopolitan cool that is drawing in visitors – not quite like cicadas – but like moths to a flame. People may still be coming for the
The powerful super full moon of Rakshabandhan, has now lead us to an important week where it’s vital that we see and acknowledge reality for what it is. The celestial heavens are at a more peaceful state as Mars (our ability to act) has freed itself from Rahu’s (the north node of the moon) shadowy clutches of delusion and chaos – gifting us with the ability to act mindfully. Jupiter and Saturn, are still on their retrograde paths, causing our collective dharmas and karmas to go rather topsyturvy
Asia might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of wine, but the continent actually has numerous vineyards and wineries. Which is why we’ve listed the best vineyards in Asia that must be part of your travel itinerary. Every year, more and more wineries are popping up on the continent. A 2020 Forbes report stated that China ranked tenth among the top wine-producing countries in the world. Japan, too, holds a bright spot in the Asian wine world, owing to its native koshu grape,
To the untrained eye, any dish that’s labelled ‘rojak’ looks like a hot mess. The smorgasbord of fruits and vegetables in Chinese rojak, for instance, is made to look even less “gram-worthy” with a coating of peanuts, prawn paste and tamarind sauce. If you’d like to check out some of the best places in town to have them, we’ve rounded up eight spots for you here. Today, however, we’re spotlighting the deep-fried goodness that is Indian rojak, also known as Mamak Rojak. An experience in itself, c
Apple cider vinegar is a well-known home remedy and one of the most multipurpose vinegars available. It can do everything other vinegars can (even cleaning!). In the wellness world, it’s even advertised as a health tonic. So, what happens when you’re about to spill the last precious drop from the bottle and don’t feel like running errands? Forget about making a last-minute grocery run because you probably already have a few apple cider vinegar substitutes in your pantry. Continue reading to lear
Not contented with dominating the fashion scene, Dior is also focused intently on bringing the same French savoir-faire into people’s homes. The Dior Maison collection fits that purpose impeccably with a range of tableware, home accessories and dinnerware designed to bring that signature Dior touch for the home. Its most recent collections exemplify that purpose with stunning high-quality designs perfect for refreshing and elevating your home. Tutti Frutti A celebration of joie de vivre and summ
If you’re an avid cyclist, it’s time to ride down to Redhill for a brunch break. Musette is a new cafe that opened in Thye Hong Centre on 29 July 2022, serving Western and Asian brunch dishes and coffee. Musette brands itself as a meeting place for friends of cyclists. The spacious cafe is bicycle-friendly, […] The post First dibs: Musette — Bicycle-friendly cafe with pandan souffle pancakes and kaya butter cakes appeared first on SETHLUI.com.
It’s no secret that whisky values have been absolutely soaring for the last decade. What was known back in the late 1970s as a “poor man’s drink” when bottles like Macallan 50 Year Old couldn’t be given away, to being worth no less than US$50,000 a pop now, times have surely changed. Nowadays, the price of bottles worth collecting is much more closely related to the world of art or watches than to the world of drinking and or bartending. There are several single bottles of Scotch Whisky worth ov
You know that feeling of tidying up your room and coming across money that you never knew you had? Well, working at SETHLUI.com can be like that. Yesterday, I discovered this gem of a hawker stall just a few minutes’ drive from my home that just blew me away. This is its full name on […] The post Hong Kong Street Chun Tat Kee: Zi char stall in Eunos serving Singapore’s best fried rice appeared first on SETHLUI.com.