Taobao

Review of Taobao bathroom accessories and taps

Having used our bathroom accessories for around 8 months, and having had some readers ask about this, we're finally doing…

Our 4 room BTO design and completed home

We've settled in around half a year. We took some pictures of our final 4 room BTO design and outcome.…

The Postal Illuminati – how some postal services are subsidising Taobao or Aliexpress items

For those who are interested in conspiracy theories that actually are true, check out this podcast episode on Planet Money…

Stop shipping from Taobao – it’s not worth it (featuring Infinity Freight Solutions Ptd Ltd and Last Mile Delivery)

This is a post to tell ourselves to stop shipping from Taobao, because it's not worth it. You lose more…

Taobao bomb shelter racks review – super cheap, lousy quality

Here's our Taobao bomb shelter racks review. The bomb shelter is probably good for hiding when it's war time and…

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…

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…

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…