Dan Tan

5 Scenic Cycling Trails You Can Catch a Breather At

Finding the right cycling spots in Singapore can be a tedious affair if you are not familiar with its areas. Being the 3rd most densely populated country – 5.6 million people sharing a wee land space of just 719.1km2 – it’s little wonder that scarcity of space occurs. Yet woven deep within its neatly-planned districts and well-perimetered forests and parks lie some beautiful and scenic cycling paths that you can spend half a Saturday on, by yourself or with your family. These trails are connected by Park Connector Networks spanning throughout the tiny city-state. With these trails alone, you can conquer...

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Vesak Day: Where to See the Shrines, Dine & Candlelit Lines

2500 years ago, a certain Prince Siddhartha Gautama left an indelible mark on the face of Earth. He gave up his palace riches, attained spiritual enlightenment, toured India and alleviated many of their suffering. Today, Vesak Day, falling on the 29th May this year, is a dedication to Him and is commemorated by Buddhists all over the world. It is an international holiday and Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike unite in celebrating three aspects of Gautama Buddha’s life: His birth, His Enlightenment and Nirvana (passing). So, what can you do to join in the celebrations of Vesak Day? Whether you...

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5 Auspicious Things You Can Put On Your Bike This Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 2018 is right around the corner – falling on 16th February, to be exact. While families are busting their fingers spring-cleaning the dusty and hard-to-reach sections of their homes, and turning out their clutter outwardly and inwardly (which includes, hopefully, making amends with long-lost friends), it’s time you do something to your bike, too.

There’s doing Feng Shui with cars. The bicycle, being a traditional metal horse made for galloping around on pedals, is probably not on the same league as their petrol-powered counterparts. Yet there’s nothing to stop you from taking a good old ride with your family during the Chinese New Year weekend – or yourself for that matter. Chinese New Year is all about being auspicious and lucky. Going along with that festive notion, you could spruce up your bike with auspicious artifacts – and invite the Fortune God onto your handlebars.

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5 Best Places to Visit for Christmassy Lightups in Singapore

The end of 2017 is near. Christmas holds somewhat different meanings for everyone, but largely, two aspects stays the same: reflection and celebration. On the former, I can’t help you much with that. But on the latter… whether it be a Christmas party replete with gifts-giving, or a simple gathering somewhere with loved ones and friends under a makeshift Christmas tree, the revelry of this ancient festival goes on as usual. For the younger ones and the young-at-hearts, this also means going around snapping Insta-worthy photos!

Here, Togoparts would like to introduce 5 places you can soak in the Christmassy mood at. Prior to the D-Day itself, you can arm yourself with a camera and snap some lovely photos with Christmas light-ups.

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3 Nifty E-Scooters That’ll Throttle Your Senses in Singapore

Electric scooters have become something of the norm on our sunny island. It’s even in competition with the regular bikes such that Singapore company PopScoot has brought the scooter sharing trend into Singapore, in imitation of Bike Sharing. From one-seater to two-seater, simple technology to more advanced, Mobot brings to you three electric scooters at an affordable price range for your consideration.

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