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Lifestyle writer on travel, food and wellness.Well travelled and a global-nomad. Live to thrive is the essence of her blog www.sliceoftorchginger.com

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  • Have A Memorable Stay At These 12 Cool and Trendy Places In Singapore!

    There are plenty of cool, trendy and fresh places for a staycation in Singapore. Below are recommendations that fit the theme, some being more Muslim-friendly than others - so do weigh your options carefully such as factoring proximity to the mosque and Halal eateries in the area. We arranged these unique accommodations...

  • New in Singapore: Here's Why The Great Madras Should Be Your Next Staycation Spot

    Planning for a staycation in our little red dot or would like to experience Singapore in a new perspective? We think The Great Madras, a newly refurbished hotel (and hostel) is the next staycation spot for you! This so-called boutique establishment, run by Mini Environment Service Pte Ltd which is...

  • Flying off to Lebanon's Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport? Here's A Muslim-friendly Guide You'll Need!

    Flying to Lebanon? Beirut is your international getaway and one of the buzzing city in the Middle East. It’s also one of the oldest city in the world, rich in history and populated by multicultural and multi-religion society. Its diverse geography and mild Mediterranean climate have made Lebanon famous...

  • Scrolling For Food Online? Here Are 4 Halal Instagram Businesses in Singapore Worth Exploring!

    There has been an increasing trend in the Food and Beverage industry where vendors, start-ups and owners are capitalising on Instagram to reach customers. It's no difference with Singapore’s Halal Food Instagram scene. Home businesses are gaining their popularity as an alternative to the usual dining...

  • Need A Quick Escape To Johor? Here's How You Can Get To JB Fast!

    Living on a tiny island of Singapore means we always like to get around to see other places. Getting out to Johor Bahru (famously known as JB) is the only one location frequently visited by the resident of this island for many obvious reasons - whether for a quick outing, day trip, weekend getaway or...

  • LATEST: Taufik Batisah's New Fried Chicken Store Has Joined The Hipster Squad

    Chix Hot Chicken is no ordinary fried chicken shop in Singapore. Opened recently in June, it has since welcomed an increasing number of visitors who simply want to find out what’s on its Halal menu, what’s so special about its fried chicken and to sass out the popular names associated behind this...

  • World Cup 2018: Here's Where You Can Watch FIFA World Cup 2018 At Almost No Cost At All In SG

    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...

  • #MyFirstTarawih: Carpooling In Ramadan

    I still recall my first Ramadan in the Middle East. One of many things I love about Ramadan is the act of performing night prayers called Tarawih. Tarawih is special because it's only practiced during Ramadan immediately after obligatory solat Isha and recommended to be done at a mosque in congregation....

  • Sharing Ramadan Experiences with Non-Muslims

    Learning about cultural differences can foster understanding, bring people together, and encourage bond and solidarity as human beings. For Muslims, Ramadan is an important time and this joyful month cannot be a better time to extend its spirit to our non-Muslim friends as well as the overall community. Etiquette...

  • Top 10 Ramadan Buffets for your Makan Feast in Singapore

    Once a year, the blessed month of Ramadan is observed by Muslims through the act of fasting from dawn to sunset. Iftar, or breaking fast begins with a couple of dates and water as per the sunnah of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH). The act of having Iftar with friends and family is an affair to celebrate the...

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