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You NEED To Check Out This COOL Stuff In Singapore Before 2018 Ends!

Gearing up for the year-end festivities?

Don’t miss these fabulous offerings from The Finder‘s partners to end 2018 with a bang!

Meet Santa in SG

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The big guy is coming to Cluny Court! He’ll be taking selfi es with little listmakers on the mall’s Level 2, Friday, 23 November, to Sunday, 16 December, 2018. In addition, Cluny Court is hosting a Christmas Fair + Market over three weekends, featuring unique gifts and decorations (e.g., fresh Christmas trees, ornaments and much more). Check fair timings and Santa’s sched on the sites here. (501 Bukit Timah Rd, 259760)

Xmas Gifting Made Easy

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Shopping for the holidays is a breeze with The Expat Fairs. Pick up edible treats, fab fashion, arts and crafts, jewellery, home decor and furniture, stationery and other must-haves at its various seasonal fairs, which support a range of charitable causes. A full schedule of its upcoming events is available on The Expat Fairs website.

Party Hair, Do Care

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Come festive season, you’ll likely get more than a few invitations to friendly gatherings or family get-togethers. To look your hair-tastic best, book a cut, colour touch-up or blowout beforehand at one of these conveniently located, top salons: Orchard Road-based Kalm Salon and Visage The Salon or Sweeny’s in Holland Village.

Lobster Lover?

Then, you’ve come to the right place – if, of course, that place is Pince & Pints. This award-winning restaurant with two locations in the Lion City specialises in dishes with sweet, sweet, never-frozen lobster meat. Beyond that, it has a well-curated drinks menu, and is a versatile enough location to enjoy a romantic dinner date or hold an important business lunch. (www.pinceandpints.com for locations)

500+ Direct Flights a Week!

To Indonesia from SG, that is. Fly the brandnew route to beautiful Belitung (shown), or jet off to a dozen other one-of-a-kind locales, from Lombok to Surabaya, Bandung, Bali and more. Add to that: daily ferries to Batam and Bintan, – and Indonesia quickly seems an obvious choice for weekend getaways and other holiday travels. Go to Wonderful Indonesia for more info and inspo.

Unique SG Find

The Singapore Memories fragrance brand is inspired by Singapore’s famed orchids, and features home fragrances with cheeky names – from “Atas” and “Ang Mo” to “Sentosa Breeze” and “Nyonya’s Home”. Its heritage perfumes include “Vanda 1981” (named for SG’s national flower, the Vanda Miss Joaquim orchid) as well as “” (shown). A revival of an iconic scent from the ’60s, this particular perfume contains notes of teak wood, citrus, lotus and water lily. Bonus: The 100-millilitre bottle can be personalised with a name engraving. Visit the website for more details.

Perfect Souvenirs from Singapore

Arts To U Services & Consultancy

Arts To U Services & Consultancy specialises in the design and fabrication of unique and high-quality lacquerware with art images by talented Singaporean artists. The products carry Singapore’s unique heritage and Peranakan culture themes. Shop for decorative boxes, tiffi n carriers, trays, coasters (shown), tissue holders and more. Quote “UNIQUESG” for a 20-percent discount (off retail price) for direct orders of $250 or more. Visit the website for more details.


By Sara Lyle Bow, from The Finder, Issue 295

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