Hotel review: Vagabond Club Singapore (Courtyard executive club room)

With the re-opening of hotels for staycation in Singapore back in the recent months, I decided to visit Vagabond Club - a Tribute Portfolio hotel for my first post circuit breaker stay in Singapore. Room Type With the Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Status, I got an upgrade to the Courtyard Executive Club Room. The room has … Continue reading Hotel review: Vagabond Club Singapore (Courtyard executive club room)

Hotel review: Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore (Deluxe room, Marina view)

Decided to take a stay at Ritz Carlton with the Healthcare rate offered by Marriott Bonvoy at participating hotels. The stay also marks a few firsts - celebrating the completion of Masters Degree and first stay at The Ritz Carlton. Room Type I was offered a room upgrade to the Marina Bay view upon check … Continue reading Hotel review: Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore (Deluxe room, Marina view)

TURNING 34 AND AN EVER-CHANGING WORLD

THE WORLD IS CHANGING WITH THE CURRENT COVID-19 CRISIS. WITH TRAVEL COMING TO A STANDSTILL FOR A WHILE NOW. THINGS ARE SLOWLY AND SURELY MOVING BACK TO THE A NEW NORMAL. NEW NOMRAL FACE MASK AND HAND SANITIZER IS THE NEW TREND AND IT WILL REMAIN SO IN THE COMING MONTHS. LIFE STYLE CHANGES LIVING … Continue reading TURNING 34 AND AN EVER-CHANGING WORLD

Good bye 2019

How time flies and a walk to the sunset. I’ve decided this will be the last entry for the blog. It has been a great few years writing and blogging. But time has come for me to move on with my other ventures. Henceforth, the blog will be closed. The Instagram will still remains active … Continue reading Good bye 2019

Investing – Nov 2019

With mixed signals from Trumps impeachment and the trade war coupled with tensions in HongKong much is to be seen how 2019 will end. Meanwhile for this month; I came to a realisation about focus on generating income. I Guess that’s the best strategy going forward for me. As such, the portfolios moving forward will … Continue reading Investing – Nov 2019

Cook-ology: Tuna with Hawaiian Twist

Preparing a lazy recipe for a busy week ahead - you can even cook it on the spot. Ingredients TunaPineappleCherry TomatosCorn Preparation Place all the ingredients together - layer the tuna, Pineapple, Corn and cherry tomatoPlace into the microwave and let it cook for 6 minutesIt is now ready to serve

Cook-ology: Chicken Pesto

Fixing up a meal is as simple as ABC. In this week's mela-prep. I explored the idea of cooking Chicken Pesto. Ingredients Chicken breast / Chicken strips - 500gPesto sauce - 1 bottle / you can also make your ownBell peppers - Red, Green and Yellow Steps Cut the chicken breast/strips into cubes.Cut the bell … Continue reading Cook-ology: Chicken Pesto

Cook-ology: Chicken marcaroni

Some months ago I started experimenting with cooking different foods. And I felt it might be good idea to share simple cooking ideas - which are easy and fuss free ways to meal prep. Ingredients- Macaroni (Can by any brand)- Fishball- Carrot- Chicken Stock (Campbell) Preparation1. Begin by preparing the ingredients shown. Cut the carrots … Continue reading Cook-ology: Chicken marcaroni

Investing – Oct 2019

October has been quite a month of tumbles. Earlier in the month saw the US market facing a sell down over economic concerns. Then later in the month we saw that the US - China trade war feeling like a roller coaster that never seems to have an end insight. And that some parts of … Continue reading Investing – Oct 2019

Planning for retirement – endowment plans

Few months ago I was sold the idea of annuity plans. I went to take a look and it felt more like endowment plans which I had since very young. It kept me wondering if it would make sense to buy into an endowment plan or should I stick with going for unit trust, REITs … Continue reading Planning for retirement – endowment plans

The SRS strategy – 2019

While I was doing some Google work on tax relief since we are just 3 months away from end of 2019. I came across this SRS relief calculator from POSB. So apart from contributing to SRS do note that withdrawal age is at 62 now (it might change in future depending on the year you … Continue reading The SRS strategy – 2019

Hazy month (Sep 2019)

September was a month where half the time the Haze was in attack mode. Decided to dig into some counters in the market this month while reading about the lowered borrowings for some REITs in Singapore. The aim is to accumulate monthly a portfolio of equities in the short term. This is the current portfolio … Continue reading Hazy month (Sep 2019)