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Hill Street Tai Hwa Pork Noodle (super long queue) review

We break with our usual housing-related routine to review good hawker food, without all the "English" that some food bloggers…

Taobao ceiling fan review: it’s noisy and it sucks, but it looks pretty

We bought a couple of our ceiling fans from Taobao, so here's our Taobao ceiling fan review. If you missed…

Floor Xpert LURF review: great value for money, after sales service

We've been meaning to write our Floor Xpert LURF review for some time now. There weren't that many reviews back…

Don’t worry about the HDB leasehold controversy, you own your HDB flat

Many people have been furiously commenting online and saying that HDB home owners are not owners, they're tenants because HDB…

Taobao cabinet review: not very cheap, quite pretty, hard to install

We got a lot of stuff from Taobao for our HDB BTO home - well, at least those that arrived…

Budget guide on Taobao shopping and shipping to Singapore

How do you buy and ship from Taobao, the most value-for-money online marketplace? How do you get into shopping there and…

Baton Sleep review: good bed, value-for-money bed frame

Baton Sleep is an online retailer of beds in Singapore. It adopts a similar online strategy like US online retailers…

Taobao missing item experience – how our shipper lost our parcels

Since writing this blog we've mostly had positive experiences. Perhaps this post here will offer some variety. It's probably more…

Taobao tips and FAQs: shopping and shipping from Taobao

(UPDATE: We ended up losing a couple of boxes and incurring a cost of SGD 100 after factoring in the…

Korean venetian blinds review: Great service from 365 Furnishing

Our home is on the 19th storey. It doesn't really face any other flats directly. At least not where others…