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  I am representing Singapore in a worldwide foodie contest in collaboration with AccorHotels .  In the first round, I am facing the UK. Each participant shows how to cook a local dish.  I chose the Laksa Noodle Soup – a local favorite that was once named by CNN Travel as one of the top… Read More »

Esquina Tapas Bar in Singapore ©blaastyle

  It’s mid-week and time to give yourself a treat with a change of setting, like taking a micro-vacation. How about “travelling” to Spain with friends to share some tapas and wine?  Then head out to Esquina Tapas Bar in a buzzling neighborhood with other hip coffee joints and restaurants, and surrounded by colonial buildings.… Read More »

  Blaast Places Prepare to be tempted – the “toasts” of The Bakery by Woodlands Sourdough simply delicious. You will be asking for seconds.  Located near the Botanical Gardens subway station, this is a boutique café which does the baking onsite in a small kitchen and you can sit out on the terrace.  They offer a signature selection of freshly-baked sourdough bread, and also pastries like banana… Read More »

  Sorry donut fans – I find it hard to get excited over donuts.  To me, they are just a sugary dough often topped with more sweetness.  That was my impression until I tried the donuts with a twist at Brother Bird on Bali Lane in Singapore.  This is a small restaurant-cafe with a dark… Read More »

Haakon, Singapore

  I connected with Vickii, a food, travel and lifestyle blogger based in Singapore and she suggested meeting at Haakon in Holland Village – “They have good Açai and coffee”. The place is small, but the big windows, high ceiling and clean simple lines of Scandinavian-style décor make it look spacious. I chose the small “Haakon’s Classic Açai… Read More »

  How can you tell visitors from the locals in Singapore? Temperatures hover above 28°C most days and humidity smacks you in the face at 80+%, yet you see many people in long-sleeves – yes they are the locals. Tourists do not mind getting drenched in perspiration visiting the outdoor sites. Locals seek the comfort… Read More »

Finding My Rhythm…

  It’s been a bit more than a month since I arrived in Singapore.  Some of you still wonder what I am doing over here.  In my thirst to discover new places, I always wanted to explore and learn more about business in this part of the world.   How has it been so far?… Read More »

The Opposite of Layering?

  Though my mantra is “less is more”, I am more comfortable and better at layering.  I find it difficult to style summer outfits.  Now I am in a good place to draw inspiration from the streets of tropical Singapore.   I notice that some women here mix and match colorful prints and materials.  Others go… Read More »

The Valentine Look for Singles

  It’s Valentine’s Day, a day to celebrate romantic love with your other half.  As I am single, it is going to be just another day as usual.  However, I want to dedicate this post to all girls/women who are still waiting for their elusive prince charming to show up, or who simply enjoy their… Read More »

Pictures by Inès Monnet One of my favorite shopping places in Singapore is “Haji Lane” – a little street with cute local designer stores. It is worth taking the time to pop into each of them as you can make surprising finds. The Asian designers bring a unique edginess to their pieces with minimalist lines,… Read More »