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Kids Top 10 things to do this summer during Singapore’s school holiday

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It’s holiday season for many of us, a time when we joyfully pause the alarms that match school bus timing, and see late night movies with the kids, and enjoy the beach on a weekday, and then, after 2 days of this realise that OH-MY-GAWD I NEED TO PLAN THE HECK OUT OF THIS HOLIDAY, HOW MANY MORE DAYS TO GO!!! Calm down and keep reading. We have rounded up special events, exhibitions and activities …[Read more]

EcoBrands In conversation with Brillyn Toh of Hock Siong, and their mission to find homes for second hand goods

Brillyn Toh of Hock Siong

If you live in Singapore and love vintage furniture, you have probably visited Hock Siong & Co. And if you follow @HockSiong on Facebook, then you definitely know Brillyn Toh. You have seen her brilliant smile and effervescent love for Art Deco as she takes you through the treasures of the shop on “Walkie Hockie”, and witnessed her eclectic sense of design in the upcycled pieces on display. Hock Siong is a second-hand goods shop, …[Read more]

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Year of Climate Action 2018 What you can do to make a difference

year of climate action 2018

“Every single individual matters, every single individual makes some impact on the planet every single day and we have a choice as to what kind of difference we are going to make.” Jane Goodall in Google’s Earth Day-2018 doodle 2015 saw Singapore along with 194 other nations sign up for the Paris Climate Agreement or COP21. [Read here to know about it.] Fast forward to Nov 2017, Hon. Mr. Masagos Zulkifli, Singapore’s Minister for Environment and …[Read more]

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EcoBrands Kayakasia paddles to pristine islands and discovers the tragedy of trash

kayakasia palawan eco travel

Sim Cher Huey is an expedition sea kayaker who clocks thousands of hours on the waters in Asia. Based in Singapore, he helms the eco-adventure travel company Kayakasia. Huey and team paddled from Busuanga Island to El Nido in an 18-day kayak expedition exploring the Calamian Islands, Philippines early 2018. This is his observation of how marine trash is tainting everything that we love about nature and island life. We had landed on an incredible …[Read more]