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5 Must-Buy Travel Accessories to buy from Taobao

May 29, 2020

All of our travel plans may have to be cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the earliest we can fly is probably 2021. However, this doesn’t stop us from preparing our next trip. Here are 5 best travel accessories you should buy from Taobao for your next trip.

CYKE Portable Standing Foldable USB Fan Review from Taobao After 3 Months

April 18, 2020

We have seen similar Portable Standing Foldable USB Fan design at Remax stores selling at S$58. This CYKE fan we bought from Taobao looks exactly the same and costs only S$34 (excluding sea shipping 官方海运 S$6.80). Shipping weight is at 1.625kg.

Full Comprehensive Review of the Mpow M5/T5 Best Budget Wireless Ear Buds After 1 Year of Use

January 28, 2020

After using the Mpow M5/T5 for a year, I was truly satisfied. It has a warm immersive audio experience and delivers a nice punchy overall bass. However, what I truly like about the Mpow M5 is its overall cohesive sound signature.

5 Things You Should Consider Buying on the Upcoming Black Friday 2019

November 5, 2019

If you have missed out the double 11 Taobao deals, you still can atone by preparing yourself on the upcoming Black Friday. Before you get feisty on Amazon or Aliexpress, be sure to get your Shopback account and Youtrip card ready.

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Samsung S10e over S10

March 6, 2019

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 range has been hitting the headlines for the past few days. We have been aiming for the Galaxy S10e since it is the cheapest option of the range. However, is it really worth the savings?

古早人煮炒台湾粥 Gu Zao Ren Seafood Taiwanese Porridge at ABC Brickworks

February 13, 2019

We all love porridge. Porridge goes great with everything. But how about traditional Gu Zao Ren Seafood Taiwanese zi char style porridge? To be honest, we only uncovered this special gem in ABC Brickworks only after having a very disappointing meal from Yi Sheng Fried Hokkien Mee. We ordered a few dishes and they practically saved the reputation of ABC Brickworks.

We bought a Genuine Windows 10 from Kinguin at S$32

September 12, 2018

Since the past 12 months, we have purchased two copies of Windows 10 Home Edition, one copy of Microsoft Office 2016 Student Edition and one copy of Microsoft Office 2016 Home Edition. They have been working flawlessly, and I even managed to get the Microsoft team live chat support when I needed help to re-format my computer to install a fresh copy of Windows 10.

Bukit Indah Aeon: Perfect Weekend Getaway for Cheap Food and Shopping

February 2, 2018

Why do we like Bukit Indah Aeon so much? Also formerly known as Bukit Indah JUSCO Malaysia, If you are on a budget for a short weekend getaway, it is the perfect shopping paradise for you. Crazily cheap movie tickets, cheap and good food, not to mention great bargains within the Aeon shopping mall. It is a hot favorite for Singaporeans living in the west since it is pretty near Tuas checkpoint.

Comprehensive Review of the TP LINK Smart Plug HS100 – A Step Towards Smart Homes

October 4, 2017

Imagine controlling your power outlet with a tap on your smartphone, how convenient is it? You can switch on your lights when you are overseas or you can switch off your devices remotely without the fear of overcharging. If you are looking at a simple affordable wifi smart plug, you should definitely take a look at the TP Link Smart Plug HS100.

3 Dishes in Chua Kee Restoran You Should Never Miss

September 17, 2017

If you have been googling ‘Chua Kee Restoran’ online, we are sure you must have heard of good reviews from this famous seafood restaurant in Gelang Patah, Johor Bahru. Personally, though we prefer Tian Lai Restaurant for seafood dishes such as salted egg crabs, Chua Kee is usually our go-to if we want to have good zi char dishes.

Hunting for the Best Deals in Singapore?

You might be curious. Why Chirpy Chirp? The origins of the Chirpy Chirp came unexpectedly from an interesting story from a Singaporean taxi driver. He shared with us a story 10 years ago on how tourists kept commenting things were cheap in Singapore compared to their countries and likened them to birds since they kept “chirping” non stop.

We remember the good old days where we can enjoy good and cheap food such as a nice plate of chicken rice at $2. However, things have changed dramatically in the last 10 years while our salary remained stagnant. Undeterred, we believe good and cheap deals still exist in Singapore, all it takes is someone willing to dig. And that marks the birth of Chirpy Chirp.

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