Popeyes, located in Hong Kong International Airport, offers a wide selection of expertly made, authentic and Halal fast food at an affordable rate.
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Popeyes, located in Hong Kong International Airport, offers a wide selection of expertly made, authentic and Halal fast food at an affordable rate.
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Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau Island, Hong Kong (departure level, 7T103, Level 7, Passenger Terminal 1)
+852 3118 1334
Lantau Island, Hong Kong
2020 has been a difficult year with the presence of COVID-19 which not only affects health but also livelihoods. Some of our readers may be working from home or on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or Leave of Absence (LOA) due to the COVID-19 outbreak. While working from home or serving the SHN or LOA, here are 10 places where you can get halal food delivered to your doorstep so you no longer have to worry about what to eat for your next meal. via GIPHY 1. Fatty Bom Bom Sizzle Credit Image: Fatty Bom Bom on EatBook If you are craving for some awesome, mouth-watering western food, look no further, Fatty Bom Bom Sizzle is the place to order from! With their melty cheese on burgers to their creamy pasta selection, you will definitely fill your tummy with lots of oozing goodness. Fatty Bom Bom Sizzle’s Jerry’s Burger is a must try as the melty cheese will leave you wanting more. On top of that, the fries is richly seasoned with paprika with is just the perfect match with that melty cheese (goodness). Fatty Bom Bom Sizzle has various outlets across Singapore. To check if they deliver to your place or not, visit their Facebook page here. You can order from Fatty Bom Bom Sizzle via food panda and GrabFood. 2. Kenny Rogers Credit Image Kenny Rogers Singapore on Picuki If you live near Novena, Great World City or JEM, then you are in luck for some crispy chicken to be delivered to you. If you are at home with your family members, be sure to order the Outrageous Mouthwatering Guiltless (OMG) (yes, that is what Kenny Rogers calls their menu of 5 pieces chicken, 9 pieces nuggets, sides and soup). You can place your orders from Kenny Rogers via deliveroo or food panda. Don't miss out on this delicious, crispy and juicy fried chicken! 3. Srisun Express Credit Image: Srisun Express on Facebook Oh Srisun, why does every single thing on your menu have to be oh-so-perfect? From Crispy plain prata to Maggi Goreng, Srisun never fails to impress. Don't forget to try their delicious coin prata. For the Coffee Lovers out there (big shout-out to you, homies!), the Bru Coffee from Srisun is to die-for. For all those staying in Ang Mo Kio, Bukit Batok, Serangoon Garden and Tampines (also lucky people), you are in luck! You could order directly from Srisun Express or utilise food panda, deliveroo or even GrabFood to get this awesome Indian Food delivered right to your doorstep! Srisun also offers some western food choices which you could check out if you are craving for western food. Be sure to place your orders quick. You wouldn't want to miss out on this awesome Indian food. Website | Facebook | Instagram 4. Penang Culture Credit Image: Penang Culture Craving for some good wok-style cooking? Penang Culture is your perfect solution. Dedicated to serving the most finest and authentic Penang Hawker Food, we assure you that you'll feel as though you've been transported back in time in the streets of Penang as you taste some of their original and authentic dishes. We definitely recommend the Premium Crab Meat & Salted Eggs Fried Kway Teow (well, we were trapped at Salted Eggs). Just look at the picture for further mouth-watering experience (why choose to just look at the picture?). Credit Image: Penang Culture On top of wok-style cooking, Penang Culture offers a wide variety of food selection such as Penang Tze Char, BBQ platters, Nasi Lemak, Western Food and desserts like Penang Cendol (yum). Best news yet, they deliver islandwide! You could send your order directly to Penang Culture's website here. Website | Facebook | Instagram 5. 4Fingers Credit Image: 4Fingers on Facebook In Korean dramas, there is always that one scene where the actor would crispy fried chicken that would make our stomach grumble. I don't know about you but I always crave for some crispy fried chicken right after that. Well, you could also eat some of that tasty crispy chicken like those in the Korean dramas by getting them delivered from 4Fingers. Our personal favourite from the menu is the Wingettes & Drumettes in mixed hot and soy garlic sauce. You could check foodpanda, deliveroo and GrabFood for details on areas for delivery. While you're at it, why not eat some fried chicken while watching Korean dramas during your work break at home? Website | Facebook | Instagram 6. Ayam Penyet President Credit Image: Ayam Penyet President on Facebook Who doesn't love Ayam Penyet? Ayam Penyet from Ayam Penyet President will make you lick every finger especially when you order the Grilled Chicken set that comes with mind blowing belacan sauce (sambal belacan). We highly recommend you to order the Tahu Telor too so that you can experience the full authentic Indonesian taste. On top of that, Ayam Penyet President offers a variety of soup to fill your tummy with some warm feelings amidst this down time. Try the oxtail soup (sup buntut), one of Indonesian's famous local delicacy. We promise you won't regret it! If you're some who is not really a fan of chicken, they also offer Beef, Seafood and Fish choices to go with the rice sets. You can place your order on GrabFood or foodpanda. Key in your address to check whether they could deliver to your area. One thing for sure, we know that the Tampines (told you, they are the lucky ones) would be able to get their hands on the tasty food from Ayam Penyet President! Website | Facebook | Instagram 7. Arnold's Fried Chicken Credit Image: Arnold's Fried Chicken on Facebook Arnold’s Fried Chicken is simply part of everybody’s childhood. Do you remember begging your parents to buy some good old chicken from Arnold’s as the best fried chicken has got to be from Arnold’s? If you yearn for some good fried chicken for lunch while you're working from home, you can get Arnold’s fried chicken delivered right to your doorstep when you order from Deliveroo, foodpanda and GrabFood. While browsing, check whether they are able to deliver to your area first so that you won't be disappointed after choosing the tasty chicken only to find out that that they don't deliver to your area. Have fun diving in to that tasty fried chicken! Website | Facebook 8. Tang Tea House Since travelling is no longer a viable option right now, you won't be able to go to Hong Kong to get authentic dim sum for the time being. However, fret not as you can get the authentic taste of Hong Kong dim sum over at Tang Tea House! They have a great selection of dim sum to choose from but our personal favourite is the Red Chilli Dumpling. This dumpling will tease your taste buds as it has a combination of hotness, sweetness and juiciness that will make your heart beat faster. Moreover, Tang Tea has wonderful noodles selection to choose from. Every single bowl of noodles on the menu tastes great but we definitely recommend the Beef Horfun. After eating the Beef Horfun, you would realise that sometimes, money can buy happiness. Sweetest deal is that they deliver islandwide! Visit their website to order, here. Website | Facebook | Instagram 9. EPIKebabs Credit Image: EPIKebabs Who would have thought that you could get Kebabs delivered right to your doorstep? Well, even better, any doorstep since EPIKebabs delivers islandwide! Try their best seller Kebab Roll (you could choose Beef, Chicken, Mixed and even Veg!) or get a little funky by trying their tasty Indomeeat which fuses Indo Maggi with Beef or Chicken or vegetarian. We definitely think that EPIKebabs is perfect for all you adventurous souls! Order online here. Website | Facebook | Instagram 10. Love, Tingkat! Credit Image: FattyDaddy FattyMummy on Facebook If you feel like eating healthier food, Love, Tingkat! has exactly what you are looking for. Their food is guaranteed to have less salt, less oil, zero MSG, zero canned food and no processed food. They offer hassle-free service depending on the number of days packages whereby you do not need to crack your brains thinking of what to eat. They would do the thinking for you and ensure that everyday, your food comes with nourishing soup. You could send your enquiry to them and send your dinner (dinner only) orders in advance so that you could focus your time on your work (for those working from home). Website | Facebook | Instagram via GIPHY There you have it, 10 Halal Restaurants that are available for delivery so that you don't have to worry about what to have for your meals while working from home or serving the LOA or SHN. Given the situation currently, we are encouraged to stay home as much as possible and avoid going to crowded areas outside. Let us do our part as a community by staying home as much as possible to prevent the spread of COVID-19! That's it from us, take care and stay safe! via GIPHY ...
Imagine crystal blue waters, the pristine strip of beach with fine golden sand. A private sanctuary right one of Bali's most relaxing provinces – Nusa Dua. Wake up to the best sites of nature and savor being just five minutes away from the beach. via GIPHY Take a breather from the hustle and bustle of life when you're a Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa. Meet the locals and experience the amazing Bali hospitality. This 5-star sanctuary was designed with accents of the Indonesian culture in a serene botanical setting. Here, you'll breathe the new ambiance and be surrounded by the beautiful architecture and natural elements that resemble Bali. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa Just 15 minutes away from the airport, you don't have to ever worry about having to sit through a long bumpy ride. This also means that you could leave a little later than usual before catching your flight back home. Image Credit: Nate Johnston on Unsplash The best time to visit Nusa Dua is some time between the end of May till the end of October – from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). During this time, Nusa Dua is in the high season of clear blue skies with temperatures ranging from 24°C to 25°C on cooler days and 30°C to 31°C on warmer days. Also Read: Pop By These Hidden Gems Of Bali The Next Time You're On This Island The Rooms Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa Nusa Dua understands that everyone has different preferences and styles, hence whilst you have the choice of bigger deluxe family rooms constructed to satisfy tired parents and excitable children, or deluxe rooms that offer just the right amount of space for solo or couples. There are also opportunities to splurge in a personalized manner and be transported to your dream. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa Authentic hardwood floors, spacious balconies with the view of lush tropical gardens and perfectly crisp bedsheets and intricate wood carvings that accentuate the Bali ambiance. The rooms in Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa captures Balinese luxury and identity in even into the littlest details of the room. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; Palace Club Lagoon Wake up to their immaculate outdoor lagoon and when the sun starts beaming, lounge at the patio just outside your room or take a quick dip in their outdoor pool. The Palace Club Lagoon Room and suites give you instant access to Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa's various pools or savor the breathtaking view, peering over palm trees at their spacious balconies. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Royal Residence The Royal Residence incorporates vintage drapery, heavy textiles, vintage wood within 2 levels. It ensures to encapsulate what classic Balinese royals once experienced. The Balcony extends out into the pool and garden views and it also has a private plunge pool for the whole family. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; Nusa Dua Suite The Nusa Dua Suite gives a homely feel, with different levels, neutral and warm tones. It has an upper level with encompassing views of the palm trees line the beach. The separate living area truly makes you feel you have rented a home in Bali. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Batur Suite The Batur Suite ensures that people who enjoy the outside nature, are gifted with a sleek lagoon swimming pool, decks for sunbathing all in a modern marble feel as well as a lush tropical garden. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Agung Suite The Agung suite with its white and lighter tones has an airy feel, with a spacious living area. The mature designs, making it the perfect place for 4 adults to come to relax their stresses away in a highly deserving manner. Note: Feel free to request for a copy of the local prayer time table to keep track of your prayers. Also Read: Get Your Dream Floating Breakfast And Feel Like Royalty For A Day At These 5 Resorts in Bali! The Spa Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Nusa Dua Spa A 5-star hotel with a 5-star top-notch spa makes the trip here an unforgettable experience. Nusa Dua Spa makes it their mission to offer traditional Balinese beauty and spa treatment. The product they use has been a national treasure to Balinese women for centuries. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Nusa Dua Spa They encapsulate modern luxuries that do not stray from providing their cherished clients with a genuine Balinese experience they will never forget; with coffee and lime body scrubs, milk baths, body, and skin oils that are carefully pressed, natural essential oils to relieve tensions, mixtures of spices, herbs, and plants native to Bali. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; The Nusa Dua Spa The Nusa Dua spa ensures to offer a relaxing, restful but also healing wellness experience as well as a traditional experience that could only be experienced in Bali. Dining The dining options are balanced at just enough for your stay of a week, 7 options to experience. Here is a break down of your breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; Raja’s Balinese Cuisine Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa has four Halal-certified restaurants, each set to serve different types of cuisines. The Indonesian council of Majelis Ulama Bali has declared that the food served is Halal and according to the Islamic law. All ingredients and production processes are in accordance with the decree of Fatwa Commission of the Indonesian Council of Majelis Ulama Bali. If you're planning your stay within the Ramadan period, Halal iftar and sahoor will be made available upon request in the 4 restaurants and room services. Raja’s Balinese Cuisine Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; Raja’s Balinese Cuisine For an authentic Balinese experience, this dining experience not only serves award-winning food but it does so in an elegant fine dining ambiance. The architecture is wooden inspired, with engraved wooden planks, high planked ceilings in rich mahogany. This ensures that when your dinner of Kunyit coconut curries, sambal tapas, warm spiced Ayam Betutus arrive all your senses are overfilled with Balinese hospitality. Not forgetting the delectable traditional desserts. Note: The menu has an in-depth description of each meal for newbies. Tamarind Mediterranean Brasserie Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; Tamarind Mediterranean Brasserie This halal-certified restaurant will call you from afar, with its complete structure in wood. The bamboo thatched roof houses an incredible restaurant. The views of the ocean will accompany the wide range of dishes from the west along with side contemporary Asian dishes. From Pizzas to linguine, aubergine dishes to chicken tikka, you can find the traces of Greece, Italy, India on the menu. The options don’t end there, go for dinner for an entirely different menu Tamarind understands the sweet tooth well, with beautiful exotic flavors such as tamarillo, mango and papaya pulp, and mandarins but it also understands classical flavors with inclusions of Toblerone, chocolate, and vanilla. Maguro Asian Bistro Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Maguro Asian Bistro If you are craving a different type of Asian cuisine, namely Hong Kong styled street foods, Japanese sushi or Korean barbecues, Maguro condenses the variety of Asian foods into a hip cool setting beside the pool. The fresh seafood will explode in flavor, the combinations of fresh local fruit and spices of Bali to add a kick to your dishes do not fail to spice up the holiday you’re experienced. There is also an international dessert list. Wedang Jahe Restaurant Image Credit: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Wedang Jahe Restaurant Set in an idyllic setting with Balinese women artistically painted on a brick wall. The restaurant doesn’t offer a menu online due to its endless choices that change. Just be prepared for a mixture of local dishes as well as international ones. There you have it, Nusa Dua Hotel and Spa. You have an opportunity to make your dream holiday come true. Free Download: Wonderful Indonesia | Get Your Halal Travel Guide Address: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa, Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, Badung, Bali 80361, IndonesiaPrice Range: IDR 1,778,502 onwardsMosques Nearby: Masjid ITDC Nusa Dua Masjid Agung Ibnu BatutahHalal Food Nearby: Bebek Tepi Sawah Nusa Dua Queens of India Nusa Dua Website | Facebook | Instagram ...
We all tend to go through life in a daze. University, friends, family, food and nothing much in between. There’s so much out there to explore and add to your evergrowing list of memories! Challenge yourself by setting up a bucket list! There is no age limit on a bucket list – young or old, just go for it! Your young years are all about making new experiences, learning about new things and having fun along the way! So compile your own bucket list for 2019 and cross off each and every one of it throughout the year! If you need some fresh ideas for your travel bucket list, take a look at our suggestions below! Start Planning For Your 2019 Long Weekend Escapes From Singapore! 1. Disneyland Starting off with the land where dreams come true, Disneyland will take you back to your childhood! Who wouldn't love to meet their favorite princesses and say hi to Mickey Mouse?! Their theme parks feature a lot of exciting rides and activities and Disneyland is a definite contender for anyone’s bucket list. Its branches are located in America, Paris, Hong Kong, Japan, and China. You can choose the one closest to home for your first visit. Disneyland is a great place to enjoy with your family or friends. Despite its variety of rides as well as restaurants, some Disneyland branches do not have Halal certified food. However, their restaurants serve a myriad of vegetarian and seafood options, therefore, it is a great spot for Muslim-friendly travel in 2019. 2. Run for a cause This is a great activity that you can enjoy with your friends; it will also encourage you to be fit! Keep a look out for charity and awareness runs in your city and register yourself. You will be actively participating in an important cause and it is both rewarding for the soul as well as the body. It may be tiring but it’s definitely worth it! 3. Bungee jumping Conquer your fear of heights and take the jump! This is a once in a lifetime exhilarating experience for anyone and it will help you overcome a lot of stress and anxiety you face day to day. If you can jump off a ledge into thin air with nothing but a rubber cable for support, then you can breeze through any challenge life throws your way. Just believe in yourself! 4. Say hello to Orangutans in Borneo Who doesn’t like these fuzzy red-haired apes?! You can find them in Borneo, Indonesia, a great budget destination in itself. Orangutan spotting would be a fun and educational activity to experience with the whole family. When in Borneo, try snapping a pic of this endangered species of shy primates. 5. Be fluent in Arabic Learn Arabic in order to be able to read the Quran in its original language. Don’t look at it as a task but as a new experience and a fun learning curve because you’ll be fluent in a new language. Apart from reading, you can also learn how to speak in this beautiful language so you can communicate with the locals when you visit Middle-Eastern countries. Be sure to give it a try as the end result will definitely be very fulfilling. 6. Go on a shopping spree in Dubai Dubai is all about indulgence. Be it food or clothes, it oozes luxury. It is a great destination for family trips and one of the best places for shopping. It is one of the top bucket list places to visit in the world for many. The best time to head to Dubai for shopping is during the Dubai Shopping Festival which is from December to January. You will get great deals on clothes, accessories, food and even electric appliances so set the date and get shopping! Dubai is also a foodies paradise where finding Halal-friendly treats won’t be a difficult task. 7. Take a solo trip to Malaysia Malaysia is a vibrant country with a lot to offer to lone travelers on a budget. Head over to Penang to experience some of the best street food the country has to offer, as well as an interesting art scene. Penang is sure to offer you many fun travel adventures, and you don’t have to worry about trying to find Halal food as it is a Muslim-friendly country. It is important to travel alone at least for a few days. You will learn about independence and responsibility while enjoying all the activities you love without having to worry about what your fellow travellers want to do instead. Don’t forget to visit the beach as well and just soak up the sun! 8. Read a book for a month It’s easy to get distracted by social media and Netflix these days. Why not make reading your new pastime! It that can be taken up by anyone. Try to read at least one book for a month. If you are finding it difficult to find the motivation to read a book and stick to it, join a book club! Book clubs are fun and will help you ease into reading a book every month and then discussing it with friends over some tea and cake! 9. Take an Adventurous Trip to Nepal Nepal is a beautiful country nestled under the Himalayas and offers some of the world’s cheapest mountain trekking options. If you want to have a similar experience to India but without the hustle and bustle, Nepal is the next best thing. With cheap eateries and most food being vegetarian since Hinduism is the country’s main religion, Muslim travelers can easily have a stress free chill holiday in Nepal. It is also home to a lot of adventurous activities, like hiking and climbing up a waterfall and zip-lining back to ground level. If you are an adventure junkie, Nepal is the spot for you! 10. Journal, journal, journal Maintain a journal, write down everything you go through in a day. Being in the twenties, we can be prone to anxiety and stress be it with school, peer pressure or just life in general. Writing your troubled thoughts down before bed will help you relieve some of that stress and help your brains to feel calm so you can sleep soundly and feel more proactive the next morning. 11. Visit the Vibrant City of Seoul With the K-Pop movement and K-beauty gaining popularity across the globe, a visit to this eclectic city is a must! Spend a sleepless night shopping at Dongdaemun Market and chill at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, this space-age structure is the creation of Zaha Hadid. If you are a K-Pop fan don’t forget to visit SUM-Café, which is operated by S. M. Entertainment – the biggest local showbiz agency. 12. Donate your hair Donate your hair to make wigs for cancer patients and put a smile on a little girl’s face. Get in touch and make an appointment with local salons that work with non-profit organizations collecting hair for a good cause. If you want to make this day more memorable, get the chop along with your besties. 13. Six Flags in China! Picture: Content.Sixflags.com If you are a thrill seeker, look forward to the 2019 opening of Six Flags in Haiyan, China! The biggest theme park franchise in the USA is coming to Asia, it will feature attractions themed after Garfield and Friends, and will also feature the Hurricane Harbour Waterpark so get ready for a blast coming very soon! Be one of the first to visit the theme park and strike it off your summer bucket list! Maybe you don’t have a bucket list and never thought of writing your own, hopefully, this list inspires you to have your own personal bucket list and it doesn’t have to stop at 13! Time to get creative and think out of the box because bucket lists are about embracing life and living it to the fullest so go out there and enjoy your life in 2019! Get More Travel Inspirations For 2019...
Shopping and travel is undoubtedly a wonderful combination for a shopaholic who enjoys exploring new destinations and looking for good bargains. Different cities have their own things to offer in terms of brands and prices, and some places simply standout from the rest. So you might be wondering – what are the best shopping places abroad? Shopaholics on a budget who love their designer brands will not be disappointed either since most of these destinations offer something for everyone. 1. Barcelona, Spain Shopaholics should not leave Spain without enjoying a shopping spree in Barcelona, which is also where the well-known brands Mango, Zara, and Stradivarius originated from. Some of the most popular shopping malls are home to a wide range of designer and sports brands, while Passeig de Gràcia a well-known shopping street is no exception either. Barcelona is where you can enjoy some of the cheapest clothes shopping in Europe and still get great quality too. Your other stop should be Avinguda del Portal de l’Angel to satisfy your shopaholic dreams and conserve your budget where you will find awesome mid-range brands too. 2. Bangkok, Thailand Picture Credit: Hanny Naibaho on Unsplash Bangkok should be your next stop for the best shopping in Southeast Asia for reasonable prices and where you can get designer items quite easily. However, if getting the real deal is what you are after, it’s always better to visit a few popular stores to avoid great looking designer knock-offs. From Chinatown to the famous Central Mall and Siam Paragon – you will have a great choice, ranging from mid-range to high-end brands such as Versace, Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger or even Mango. Another shopping mall worth visiting is Terminal 21, where you will get nice international and local brands without compromising on quality. 3. Hong Kong Picture Credit: Annie Spratt on Unsplash Hong Kong has got to be one of the best destinations in Asia for shopaholics who love a good bargain. Ladies’ Street should be one of your first stops for a variety of affordable clothes, and you can bargain as much as you like. Do drop by Times Square as well, which is a shopaholic’s delight with over 230 stores to choose from – and where you will find a wide range of brands to suit your budget. Don’t forget to visit Harbour City, which is one of the most popular shopping malls in Hong Kong where you will find everything from Burberry to Dolce & Gabbana or Puma and Reebok. 4. Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City is also among the cheapest shopping destinations in Asia where you can get some pretty decent items for lowered prices. You can take your pick from the high-end brands to mid-range brands and satisfy your inner shopaholic by visiting some popular shopping spots. This includes the Vincom Center where you can find sportswear and your favorite designers from Hugo Boss to Armani. You can also find some amazing fashion options in Nguyễn Trãi Street as well, and while sifting through designer items and mid-range options – and get a great bargain too. 5. Berlin, Germany Picture Credit: frederik danko on Unsplash Berlin is another shopping gem that shopaholics should not miss out on. If you are looking for branded sportswear Germany's most popular brands include Adidas and Puma, while you can get your fair share of items from Hugo Boss and JOOP! as well. The Kurfürstendamm is not only a famous historical spot but is a must-visit where shoppers can spend a few glorious hours going through many stores. Alexanderplatz is another popular shopping mall worth dropping by, and where you find brands such as H&M, Tommy Hilfiger, Zara and Quiksilver to name a few. Shopaholics should spend some time at the Mall of Berlin where you get your fix for mid to high range designs from more than 270 stores. 6. Paris, France Picture Credit: Earth on Unsplash It's no secret that Paris is a fashion capital that is known for the best designers in the world. However, you need not break your bank to get your hands on those lovely designer clothes since there are small affordable shops to stop by and get great deals combined with quality. Do watch out for the big winter and summer sales where you can get gorgeous clothes. Shoppers should not miss out on Champs-Elysees. You'll fing the Forum des Halles mall where brands such as Esprit, Levi’s, H&M, Zara and more can be found. Another mall you should visit includes Les Quatre-Temps where stores such as Promod, Mango and Lacoste can be found. 7. London, United Kingdom Picture Credit: Anthony DELANOIX on Unsplash London is undoubtedly another hotspot for fashion at a reasonable price depending on where you shop for branded clothing. While there are luxury brands and expensive places in London, spots such as Oxford Street and Regent Street have a nice range of places to shop until you drop. Some popular mid-range brands to watch out for include H&M, Zara, Topshop and River Island all of which have chain stores in the city. But London has no shortage of places to satisfy a serious shopaholic. Westfield London and Canary Wharf Shopping Centre are some of the best places for shoppers on a budget or those who are looking for high-end options too. 8. Istanbul, Turkey Picture Credit: Gabriel Garcia Marengo on Unsplash While Istanbul is popular for its bazaars where bargaining is the key to pretty good discounts, those who are looking for good deals on designer clothes won’t be disappointed when visiting the local shopping malls either. This includes the popular Akmerkez mall where you can check out brands such as Hugo Boss, Nike, and Zara. Eco-friendly shopping mall, Istinye Park is another go-to spot for branded shopping with stores such as Adidas, Stradivarius, Dolce & Gabbana and Mango too. Shoppers should also drop by City’s, which is a well-known mall that boasts of a variety of stores with some great selections. 9. Lisbon, Portugal Picture Credit: Joel Filipe on Unsplash While Lisbon might not be the first place that comes to your mind as a shopping destination, you can enjoy shopping from amazing outlets for much less than you would spend in more popular destinations. Some outlets you must check out include Fashion Clinic where you will find designs from high-end brands such as Prada, Balmain, and Givenchy to name a few. Better yet take a stroll down Avenida da Liberdade where you can shop from a range of designer shops. If you are hoping to stock up on items from your favourite designers at great prices you won’t get at home – consider visiting any of these cities for your next big trip!...
Once in 4 years, we get to witness the best in the world of football. Russia is hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup from the glory of Moscow bling city to dreary location that recalls Soviet days. Whether you are following your favourite team, rooting for favourite players or want to join the soccer crowd in an atmosphere other than a sports bar or a pub – we got it covered for you. Note that you may need to at least pay for a meal or drink if you choose to watch in a restaurant or coffee shop. 1. McDonald’s Picture Credit: Photo by Niver Vega on Unsplash Catch the live screening of FIFA World Cup at all 22 McDonald's outlets islandwide while enjoying the World Cup menu specials. Enjoy your dinner, supper or early dawn meal during the live games. Enjoy the game with some Sausage McMuffin, or even the new Chicken Pizza Kicks. Alternatively, if you are sharing a meal with friends, don't miss out on the Happy Sharing Box FIFA World Cup Edition. You'll get a whole box filled with 12 pieces of Chicken Pizza Kicks and 8 delightful pieces of McWings. Check out their website for franchise details. Website: www.mcdonalds.com.sg 2. Enak Enak Hong Kong Tea House Picture Credit: Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash This Halal dim sum establishment in East Coast Park is not only open for 24 hours but also provide their customers with a free live screening of FIFA World Cup. If you don’t feel like dining, a dollar can buy you a cup of coffee, allowing you 'access' to join the football craze . No schedule available - simply pop by or call in for reservations. Address: 1202 East Coast Parkway, #01-01 East Coast Seafood Centre, 449881, SingaporeContact: 6876 5911Website: www.facebook.com/enakenakec 3. OCBC Square - Singapore Sports Hub Picture Credit: Singapore Sports Hub The OCBC Square features Festival of Football (till 30th July) where most matches including all knockout stage matches as well as the final will be screened live on a mega 66sqm LED screen. Meet local football heroes, or simply soak up the live entertainment, music performances, and food stalls. Activities related to football will definitely keep you occupied. Plenty of Halal eateries in nearby Kallang Mall for your pre and post matches. Check out the screening schedule on the Facebook page. Address: Stadium Boulevard, Kallang, Singapore 271003Contact: 6653 8900Website: www.facebook.com/sporesportshub 4. The People Association – Community Centres Picture Credit: PA Frenz Facebook Unite as one at your nearest community centre because there are no excuses not to watch the matches when the 55 community clubs return this year to showcase the live screenings of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Updates on schedules can be referred to Facebook and Instagram (PAFrenz). Website: www.facebook.com/PAFrenz 5. SAFRA Country Clubs Picture Credit: SAFRA Facebook Head to one of the 6 SAFRA Country Club in Jurong, Mount Faber, Punggol, Tampines, Yishun, and Toa Payoh for free FIFA live screenings where you can enjoy the excitement - even if you are not a SAFRA member. For members, you will entitle for special seating upon registration, perks, and exclusive fan packs including prizes to be won for Football Bonanza Draw. Each registered member can bring up to 2 guests into the exclusive member’s area. Activities such as football carnival and clinics are added features you don’t want to miss. Plenty of Halal eatery in SAFRA country club for you to fill in the tummy pre or post matches. Refer to the website for the schedule of the games. Website: www.safra.sg 6. Changi Airport Picture Credit:Changi Airport Facebook Be delighted with an interactive football experience as you watch the World Cup for free at the world’s best airport in a comfortable setting. For visitors, catch the live screening at the public area in Terminal 3, Departure Hall North (near Skytrain station to Terminal 1). Before each screening on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, if you guess the right winning team you can stand a chance to win Changi Gift Cards of up to $300 (or $1,000 at the finals!). Plenty of Halal outlets at Changi Airport where you can dine between 6 pm and 9 pm to redeem 2 hours of free parking. Check out the broadcast schedule on the website. Address: Airport BlvdContact: 6595 6868Website: www.changiairport.com 7. Downtown East Mall – Level 2, Event Square Picture Credit: APACTix Join the fun at Downtown East mall in Pasir Ris for free live screening. Come for the final match and redeem a $5 Downtown East voucher with every $30 spent. Wait, there’s more - the first 30 people to spend $30 at any F&B outlet will receive a limited edition World Cup Russian doll set. Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, 519599Contact: 6589 1688Website: www.downtowneast.com.sg 8. Velocity Novena Mall Picture Credit: Choo Yut Shing on Flickr From 26th July, Velocity Novena scheduled important matches where you can watch at the Wing Atrium (near New Balance). Check out their website for selected games screening. Address: 238 Thomson Road, 307683Contact: 6358 0700Website: www.velocitynovena.com 9. ION Orchard Picture Credit: CapitaLand Witness the Football Fiesta in the heart of Orchard Road this coming July. Not only you can watch the World Cup third-place and final match on the big screen, ION Station will also gather local fare of foodie delights for you to savour. On top of that, football fans are entertained by live soccer performances from the Urban Street Team, an international freestyle football team. Address: B4 ION Station, 2, Orchard Turn, 238801 SingaporeDate: From 13th July to 15th July 2018Website: www.facebook.com/IONOrchard 10. JCube Mall - Level 5, JStage Picture Credit: Bandwagon SG If you are in Jurong, head down to JCube to catch live screening of the third playoff and the finals. Free goodies bag (worth $30) could be yours if you are among the first 250 customers that day or you could also stand a chance to win iPhone X free giveaway when you catch the final game. Address: 2 Jurong East Central 1, Singapore 609731Date: From 14th July to 15th July 2018Website: www.capitaland.com 11. FIFA’s Digital Coverage Picture Credit: FIFA.com Be closer to action via FIFA’s Social Media platform and download the newly renovated FIFA app so you are not missing out on the exclusive update of your favourite team. The Live Blog also bring exclusive coverage for each match in real-time. Check out exciting competitions in Social Media – you could still win a ticket for the semi-finals and final. Website: www.fifa.com/worldcup 12. Stream your own World Cup live via Express VPN Option Now, we know this is not free but this is so worth a try! For 13 US dollars (equivalent to 18 Singapore dollars), you can purchase an express VPN that gives the option for cancellation within 30 days with no questions asked. With this VPN, you can stream live the 2018 World Cup for FREE on (i) BBC or ITV, or (ii) The World Game. This way, you can watch matches in the comfort of your own home. Website: www.expressvpn.com Have a wonderful football World Cup season. Do share your favourite places to watch the FIFA World Cup for free in Singapore or if you have anything else to add to the list, we love to hear from you....