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1 Year, 7 Trips: My 2022 Travel in Review

40 days. 7 trips. 3 countries. 10 leave days taken. After the madness of the last two years (although I managed to squeeze some travel in 2020), it’s good to finally be out and about in the world again. While I only managed 40 days on the road (in contrast to 73 days at my…

2022 Future Mainstream Classics

[Image Credit: As It Was Official Video] Is 2022 essentially 2021 part deux? Considering that 6 out of the 7 songs I selected for immortalization in 2021’s installment of Future Mainstream Classic are already making re-appearance in 2022’s Billboard Hot 100 Year-End chart is a testament to the longevity of these 2021 anthems and how…

FREE Giveaway: Premium GPS Travel App

Are you excited to travel again? 😄 We are happy to announce that, in collaboration with GPSMyCity, our Singapore Walking Trail series is now available as a GPS travel app to help ease your travel planning. [Image Credit: William Cho] WHY USE A GPS TRAVEL APP? In post-COVID19 times, travel regulations change rapidly. Often times,…

2021 Future Mainstream Classics

[Image Credit: Good 4 U Official Video] In many ways, 2021 continued the turbo-pop supremacy I predicted in 2020’s installment of Future Mainstream Classic. What I had not predicted, however, is how varied the pop landscape would turn out to be. The dance and synth-pop domination were to be expected, as are the enduring trends…

Geylang Heritage & Food Trail in Singapore

Most people shy away from Geylang due to its infamy as Singapore’s legal Red Light district. Those who brave this district will be pleasantly surprised with a rich heritage and remarkably high concentration of quaint religious temples, mosques and buildings. Oh well, they say that sins and repents often come hand in hand. One of…