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Top 9 furniture shops in River Valley, Singapore | TRAVELSHOPA BLOG | Weekly tips on where to shop. Over the last few years, River Valley has seen a huge arrival of homewares stores. With the furniture hub of Tan Boon Liat building down the road at Tiong Bahru (315 Outram Road), it is not hard to conclude that the area is building a name for itself as “the place for all things home”.

Our top 9 stores each offer something very different to the next. We list these stores in order of location – starting at Mohamed Sultan Road heading back up River Valley Road towards Ganges Ave/Alexandra Road. We highly recommend you work your way through the list if you are a homemaker or if you have something specific in mind you will probably find that special something at one of these store.

White House Living White House Living is an exquisite home furniture and furnishings gallery that celebrates multiple brands under one roof. Piece of Mine In Situ Design. Miles & Theodore. AF Home. Gallery 278. The GoDown. Le Article Dream Interiors River Valley Map. Parking. Nearest MRT. TRAVELSHOPA BLOG | Weekly tips on where to shop. SPRING - Incubator Development Programme (IDP)

Overview The $30 million Incubator Development Programme (IDP) provides Incubators and Venture Accelerators a grant to enhance capability development programmes for innovative startups. IDP provides up to 70% grant support to incubators and venture accelerators in areas such as : Programmes To Nurture Start-ups Costs of introducing programmes that help start-ups develop new products/services, obtain business financing, improve market access, etc Mentoring Start-Ups Hiring mentors to provide management guidance to start-ups Operating Expenses Costs incurred to market services/events, hire incubator managers, train staff, provide shared services/equipment for start-ups, etc Criteria Interested parties should : Be full-suite incubators and venture accelerators with a unique value proposition and/or programme that cater specifically to nurture innovative start-ups.

How to apply? Before you apply Applying for IDP Contact SPRING to discuss your programme. Participating Partners. EnterpriseOne - enterpriseone.gov.sg. SPRING - Business Angel Scheme (BAS) Overview In encouraging experienced angel investing, SPRING SEEDS Capital works closely with pre-approved private business angel investors to co-invest and nurture growth-oriented, innovative start-ups.

Similar to the Startup Enterprise Development Scheme (“SEEDS”), this is an equity-based co-financing option for Singapore-based early-stage companies. If the start-up is able to obtain investment interest and commitment from any of the business angel investors, SPRING SEEDS Capital could potentially match the intended amount (dollar-for-dollar) of up to a maximum of S$1.5 million.

Both SPRING SEEDS Capital and the business angel investors will take equity stakes in the company in proportion to their investments. Criteria You may approach any of the business angel investors directly for their investment consideration, if your company meets the following : Participating Business Angel Investors Please contact any of the angel investors below to register your interest.

Accel-X Pte Ltd. Rubbish Eat Rubbish Grow | Singapore Food Blog | Singapore Food Reviews | Best Singapore Food | Singapore Best Restaurants | Singapore Travel Blog | Singapore Hotel Reviews | Singapore Staycations. Tekka Centre in Little India: How to Shop the Wet Market - Sassy Mama Singapore. The vibrant Tekka Centre in Little India has been a much-loved shopping hub for years — you can find just about anything at Tekka!

I started shopping at the centre’s wet market 4 years ago. Frustrated with buying (supposedly) fresh produce from the large chain supermarkets, I set about finding an alternative. At the market you will find a wide range of western and eastern vegetables, beautiful fresh flowers, seafood, nuts, eggs, spices, fruit and even goat! Given there is limited refrigeration; produce is turned over daily so you can be certain that what you are buying is very fresh. Did I mention the savings too? Here are my top tips to help you enjoy your Tekka experience. Happy shopping mamas!

Don’t Be Afraid To Ask All of the stall operators at the market are more than willing to assist. Get in there! I am not saying be rude or aggressive but you will need to ‘get in there’! Experiment If you are originally from a western country consider yourself spoilt! Be specific Cash only. AromaCookery – A scent-suous Singapore food blog. Italian | Accidental Epicurean. Authentic Italian Thin Crust Pizza & Pasta in Bangkok at Limoncello My favourite thin-crust pizza in Bangkok The first week I was in Bangkok a friend took me to Limoncello.

Having just moved from New York, I was impressed by the authenticity of the thin crust pizza being served. I hadn’t expected to find this in Bangkok and frankly... Romantic 3-Course Italian Meal for Valentines Day “Fa cosi caldo qui o e la tua presenza?” Rooftop Italian in Bangkok, Vicolo 4 in Silom Soi 4 Homestyle, satisfying Italian served alfresco on a cozy Silom rooftop terrace Vicolo 4 opened in 2008…however, unless you know Silom Soi 4 well, it’s not really the kind of place one stumbles upon. Champagne Brunch Italian-Style at Basilico’s, The Regent Hotel, Singapore Homemade pastas, a whole room of cheese, chocolate martinis and more, oh my! 2-Star Michelin Italian Restaurant – Ristorante Sadler Beijing, China I was in China for a week… first in Shanghai, then on to Beijing. Shanghai’s 7 Best Wine Bars. Living in Singapore - Expat Living Singapore. Real Living | Singapore.

Friday, 6 Sep 2013 You’ve settled the kids, brought the pets over, found help, and even bought a car. Now it’s time to let your nesting instincts go into overdrive and get your house looking like a home. Don’t know where to look? Here’s Singapore’s best furniture stores – all in one list! AF HomePlay designer at this four-storey furniture showroom where you can customize everything from rugs to TV consoles. BoConceptYes, Denmark’s most successful furniture retailers are in Singapore. Bungalow 55Bungalow 55 is a good dose coastal classic and a good dose Hamptons prep. CB2Living in a small apartment? Crate & BarrelKnown for bringing quality design to homes throughout North America, we just about died when Crate & Barrel hit our shoes early 2013. Danish DesignLike your Danish designers? Ethnicraft Online Singapore Ethnicraft Online SingaporePressed for time? Fred Lives HereMeet Fred Lives Here, a super funky furniture store we found on the quaint Emerald Hill.

Journey East Top image: CB2. Singapore Trading Post. Expat Auctions — Expat Auctions Located in Singapore. Providing Regular Live Auctions of Quality Home Furnishings. Best Cafes in Singapore. This guide to the best cafes in Singapore was last updated on 26 October 2014. Cafés have different interpretations in different countries. In the American context, a café or coffee house is a casual restaurant serving proper food and sandwiches. Whilst a café in other countries is simply a place that serves coffee with light snacks/desserts. Who can resist the lovely smell of brewing coffee, the chic display of desserts on cake stands, and the cosy ambiance of a cafe? Here is our guide to the best cafes in Singapore: Artichoke Cafe’s menu is mainly influenced by Middle Eastern and Greek cuisine. 161 Middle Road Sculpture Square Tel: +65 6336 6949 Nearest Station: Bugis The cafe’s interiors are rather non-descript – Arbite Cafe is just a simple space with white-washed walls, some tables and chairs. 66A Serangoon Garden Way Tel: +65 6287 0430 Nearest Station: Serangoon Assembly Coffee prides itself as part of the third wave coffee movement.

Marmalade Toast is a hidden gem in Orchard Road. Best 5 Indian buffets | What to Eat. Mention Indian cuisine and it conjures up images of rich, aromatic curries, fiery orange chunks of tandoori items and sweet, sweet desserts. Those who love their Indian food will swear nothing tantalises quite like the rich, spicy flavours of South Asian dishes. From the Mughal-style cuisine of the North to the spicier and coconut-laced specialities of the South, a delectable buffet feast awaits at five of our favourite Indian restaurants. The naan and roti are baked in the tandoor only upon ordering, so that you can enjoy the Indian breads piping hot.

Vegetarians aren’t left out and have a mouth-watering variety to choose from. Chaat lovers can also get ready to chomp away as some of these restaurants serve chaats (Indian street side snacks) as part of the buffet. YantraEDITOR’S PICK #01-28/33 Tanglin Mall, 163 Tanglin Road Tel: 68363088 Available: Mon to Thurs: 12pm-3pm We know how notoriously sweet Indian desserts are, but Yantra’s two offerings on the buffet table are worth a try. Tandoor. Rang Mahal Pavilion Resorts World Sentosa Restaurant. Rang Mahal is definitely top of the list when it comes to fine dining Indian Restaurants in Singapore. Besides the flagship outlet at Pan Pacific, the Rang Mahal Group comprises Vansh at Stadium Waterfront, and Rang Mahal Pavilion at Resorts World Sentosa (RWS). Located at the lobby level of Hard Rock Hotel in RWS, Rang Mahal Pavilion is a stylish Indian restaurant where tradition meets modern. A stunning wall feature of brass drums fronts the restaurant.

Inside, traditional Indian musical instruments are suspended from the ceilings of the main dining hall. The posh interior sets the tone for an exquisite dining experience. For starters, we had the Aromatic Cheesy Mushroom ($14), which was light and tasty. The Tandoor Sampler ($18 half, $32 full) was chosen to showcase the combination of chicken and fish tikka, with garlic prawns served on a sizzler. Out of the three items, my favourite was definitely the tender and succulent chicken tikka. The main dining room can seat 130 people. Singapore | Restaurants, Bars, Fashion, Style and Things to Do. So.... I have some news. We are getting married :))) |Living in Sin. So after 7 years happily together, he finally asked ;-) We are getting married next summer in the South of France close to where my parents live!

He took me utterly by surprise. He had planned our entire holiday in Europe this summer around being able to propose as he wanted to propose at my favourite place (the Pantheon) in my favourite city (Rome). And even when we had to replan due to me ending up in hospital with dengue, he ensured we still kept Rome on the itinerary. We were having a rest (August in Rome is hot!) And a drink of some water on the side of the Pantheon after visiting the gorgeous church close by (see pictures below) and suddenly he was in front of me on one knee! I was so surprised and just kind of went "you're so silly... but of course! So here is the church we were sitting in front / next to the Pantheon, it is gorgeous inside. We were sitting here on the side of the Pantheon. The Pantheon roof Yay! Housing: Housing in Singapore. About 85% of Singaporeans live in public housing. Unlike public housing in some countries, these apartments are mostly (90%) owned by those living in them.

These apartments are located in housing estates, which are self-contained towns with schools, supermarkets, clinics, hawker centres, as well as sports and recreational facilities. Because they are built and maintained by the Housing and Development Board, they are called HDB flats. There are three-room, four-room, five-room and executive flats. The living room is counted as one room. So a three-room flat has two bedrooms in about 70 sq m or 800 sq ft. Expat Housing : We are here to help. House-Hunting Tips House hunting is never easy anywhere. What's your budget? This will obviously determine the type of housing you can afford. Which is the best location for you? Take into account the location of your office as well as your children's schools. What facilities do you require? What kinds of public transport are available? Buying A Home Alert. Blooming Expats | The Adventures of an American Expat Family Living in Singapore.

Our new neighborhood, Holland Village Now that we are settled in our new home, I couldn’t be happier with the neighborhood we chose. It was a really hard decision, to know that we’d be stuck wherever we chose for two years, yet we hardly had time to get to know the area before making the decision. We started our quest to choose a neighborhood before we even set foot in Singapore. We looked at maps, read online descriptions and travel books and browsed expat forums. It was really difficult to get a feel for a place without having been there, but we did what we could. When we arrived, we toured the neighborhoods we were considering.

The single most important way to get to know a neighborhood is to visit. We chose the neighborhoods based on a number of factors. We finally narrowed the choice down to Orchard, Holland Village and River Valley, and concentrated our housing search. Finally, we evaluated Holland Village, and decided it really met our criteria. Singapore food blog | Miss Tam Chiak. Singapore Expat Guides - House hunt guide for expat in Singapore, renting apartment or house in Singapore. Our very own house hunt guide for expat in Singapore for, renting an apartment or house in Singapore. Finding the right accommodation and housing is never easy. Read our house hunting guide focusing on price, location and expatriate housing choice like an apartment or house in Singapore. When a foreigner is in Singapore, he or she might face difficulty finding an apartment, very much of a time is when you can't decide on the location, and you don't know what's best for your family and yourself.

Here are some useful hints you will need ask yourself before taking further action. For further assistance, we have our friendly consultants who can help you look for that perfect home. Budget - How much am I allocating for my housing in Singapore? Budgeting yourself will also evaluate which are the areas and apartments are suitable for you. Location - Location is very important and it will determine the convenience for you family and yourself. Location Guide Price Guide Calculate Your Budget. Singapore food blog | Miss Tam Chiak.