Tag Archives: Events

7 Festivals Only Penangites Will Know

Many travellers know Penang as a food paradise, with delectable dishes to devour at every turn and every hour. It is also the second smallest state in Malaysia, even though it is the third largest economic centre of the country (after Selangor and Johor). Besides Malacca, its...

Grubs at New Zealand’s Wildfoods Festival anyone?

New Zealand’s rough West Coast hosts an annual food festival so disgustingly good, you have to experience it to believe it. Hunters, gatherers, farmers, families, thrill-seekers and voyeurs flock to the town of Hokitika for the most unusual local fare. Jennifer Morton remembers her day out at the Wildfoods Festival. Weird or Wonderful? New Zealand’s south...

Formula One in the Middle East

Dubai may be known for its bright lights and excesses, but Bahrain is the Gulf’s traditional home for sports and leisure. A small island state connected to Saudi Arabia by the King Fahd Causeway, Bahrain enjoys a mild climate, a modern economy, and a vibrant lifestyle that melds east...

Quiz: Where Should You Go For Christmas?

Don’t have any plans for Christmas yet? Take our fun, festive quiz and let us recommend a destination to suit your seasonal style.  1. When someone says ‘Christmas’, your first thought is: A) Father Christmas, fairy lights, ice skating, roaring log fires and the smell of cinnamon...

Kuala Lumpur in a Flash

Whether you’re dropping in for a day, spending a night — or even two — we’ve got the lowdown on the must-sees and must-eats in the hip and happening Kay-Elle, no matter how much (or how little) time you have! Here’s how you can see, do, and eat...

Plan an SG50 getaway

If you haven’t been able to snag tickets to the National Day Parade or aren’t keen to nudge elbows, hips and knees with the mob at the Padang, all is not lost. From the best spot to catch the fireworks to special events island-wide, our guide offers...

Party Favours

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – unless you’re stuck with the dreary project of organising the year-end office party. Thankfully, there are myriad suppliers and vendors to whom you can delegate your pain responsibilities. Catering Food catering is not a new concept in Singapore....