Lifestyle

Six theme parks in Asia that you must visit with your kids

by BankBazaar.sg School vacations are here and it is time to decide which theme park you cross off your kid’s bucket list this year. Asia is teeming with options. One fun park after another in country after country, with some countries boasting multiple world-class complexes. With the region as your playground, here are some theme parks you could choose from. 1. …

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Nine top secret romantic island retreats near Singapore

by BankBazaar.sg The location of our island city-state has blessed all lovers here with close proximity and inexpensive ferry rides to pretty islands. So there’s no financial obstacle in planning holiday nights to remember for two. More significantly, these island paradises are considered uncommon on the average holiday agenda compared to Batam and Bintan. This means more privacy on its uncrowded …

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Commuters to Malaysia asked to plan journey for holiday season

Traffic is expected to be particularly heavy on weekends throughout the holiday period as the year-end school holiday approaches, warned  the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) in a press release on Monday (12 November). The authority noted that travellers using the land checkpoints during this period can expect delays and should take note of this advisory. ICA stressed that security …

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31 ways to bring in extra income even with a full-time job

by BankBazaar.sg Whether it is to pay off your debt quicker, save more, or just have a better lifestyle, earning extra money is never a bad idea. Singapore has a wide variety of options to enable you to earn side income every month. We list out 31 ways to earn extra money and you can pick whichever suits you the most. …

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Five things everyone should consider when planning a wedding

by BankBazaar.sg Congratulations on putting a ring on your relationship! After the proposal, you and your partner may be having romantic dreams about the glitz and glam of a wedding party to celebrate and commemorate your love made legal at the Registry of Marriages. But is the ideal wedding really financially feasible? So before you and your partner shock yourselves …

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Redefining Ugly: How one Singapore-Based startup aims to achieve zero food waste

by ValueChampion After researching the health benefits of nutritious food and the waste generated by the world’s food systems, Pei Shan set out to find a way to effectively reduce food waste in Singapore. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reports that each year more than 1 billion tonnes of food is wasted. Local startup, UglyFood, has found …

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A guide to picking out the best car rental option in Japan

by BankBazaar.sg The most inaccessible places are usually the most memorable — difficult terrain leading to (relatively) untouched nature, far-flung areas that aren’t close to any form of public transport, or a quiet countryside where no one speaks your language. Likewise, even with Japan’s advanced public transport system, sometimes the best way to uncover the country’s beauty is via car. …

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Six travel experiences that every family must try

by BankBazaar.sg Travelling as a family can play a strong role in shaping the thinking of your children and grandchildren. There are so many benefits of travelling together as a family. During travel, your children get exposure to new places, people, cultures, and things. It gets them to step out of their comfort zone and gives them a perception of …

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Five skills to hone as Singapore builds a smart nation

by BankBazaar.sg The digital revolution is here, and it is here to stay. The digital revolution has already started disrupting jobs and impacting wages. Instead of trying to resist it, Singapore wants to embrace the change and lead the pack in Asia. As such, Singapore is embarking on a transformation of its traditional economy into one that focuses on technology …

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