A day trip to historical Victoria: Ballarat, Melbourne

A day trip to historical Victoria: Ballarat, Melbourne
Disclaimer: If you're not into still images and art galleries, this post may bore you. :D Courtesy of Study Melbourne, I made a virgin trip to the old town of Ballarat yesterday to claim my prize for the 'How Far We've Come' photography competition I had entered last month. I was lucky enough to have been selected as a finalist, which earned my photo a spot at one of the Ballarat International Foto Biennale exhibitions held in the vicinity until September 22nd. (more…)

6 Halal Asian restaurants in Melbourne’s CBD

6 Halal Asian restaurants in Melbourne’s CBD
Ramadhan is here again and I've put together a little post about food! I'd like to wish all my Muslim readers and friends a blessed Ramadhan and may Allah provide you with the sustenance to strengthen your iman and rejuvenate your soul. :) For the past month, I've revisited some halal restaurants around the Melbourne CBD in a hunt for some of the best food to satisfy my Singaporean Malay appetite. (more…)

5 Ways Melbourne is unique from Singapore

5 Ways Melbourne is unique from Singapore
It's been almost 2 years now since I moved to Melbourne to pursue my studies. I've returned to Singapore a few times and every time I get people asking me how life's like down under, and whether I would prefer living here for good. I've always had this dream of living abroad because I prefer a more laid-back lifestyle compared to the hustle and bustle city life in Singapore. But then again, everyone has their own lifestyle preference and while Singapore isn't exactly