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5 Places In Singapore That’ll Bring A Smile To Your Face My Happy Place

Don’t worry. Be happy. 

In need of a mood lifter? Here are some places that are guaranteed to turn that frown upside down.

1. Head to Blu Jaz for a night of stand-up comedy 

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The Comedy Club Asia organises shows like Kings & Queens of Comedy Asia. On Wednesday and Thursday, they also do an open mic night at Blu Jaz Cafe. Coming up in November, they will be throwing a series of shows called Nutty November featuring Australian comics like Danny McGinlay and Mike Neven. More details about The Comedy Club Asia here.

 

2. Visit Clinton Street Baking Company & Restaurant for a slice of heaven

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The American diner seats about 60 people and it doesn’t take reservations. Beating the crowds and scoring a table there is enough to make any diehard foodie’s day. But if you have to wait a bit, the food and shakes are worth it. Those with a sweet tooth will be pleased to know that you can buy the cakes, pies, cookies, and scones to go. From November 15 to 30 December, the restaurant will be launching festive pies like Maple Bourbon Pecan Pie and Pumpkin Butterscotch Pie. Meanwhile, a sip of the Bourbon Sea Salt Caramel milkshake is just what every stressed out exec needs on a weekday.

Clinton Street Baking Company & Restaurant is located at 31 Purvis Street 

 

3. Shake up with a cake shake at Cake Spade 

The first reaction most people have when they see a cake shake is “Wooooowwwww ….” and then they break into a smile. The combination of all your childhood’s favourite desserts in one single shake is simply the most joyful sight ever. Cake Spade’s Unicone is for those who have had a rough week and want to start the weekend with a huge dose of whimsy and sweetness. Topped with candy floss, rainbow sprinkles, and red velvet cake, it’s the dessert that’ll remind you of carefree days watching My Little Pony.

Cake Spade is located at 1 Tras Link, Orchid Hotel, #01-06

 

4. Hook up with Joyologist Dr Yvonne Looi

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Laughter is the best medicine and you can get a huge hearty dose of it with Laughter Yoga. The group aims to use laughter as a form of gentle exercise that’ll fill your lungs with oxygen, clean out your breathing passages, and strengthen your immune system. Join the Meetup group to get the latest info on the next session. It’s free to join and the group usually meet up at the green grass patch outside Asian Civilisations Museum.

 

5. Take a red nose selfie, courtesy of DHL 

On 29 and 30 October 2015, make your way down to the green field at Chevron House and help yourself to a FREEEEEEEEE (that’s a smile right there!) red nose. Take a red nose selfie, post it up on your social media like Instagram, and add the hashtag #DHLdeliversTotem to win tickets to Totem by Cirque Du Soleil. You can’t miss it – the DHL box is almost 2 metres tall!

 

Because Go Away Loves You … We Are Giving Away 3 VIP Tickets To Totem by Cirque Du Soleil

We have 3 VIP tickets to Totem by Cirque Du Soleil for the 18 November 2015 up for grabs! Being a VIP means you will get to enjoy pre-show tapas and drinks at the VIP area from 7pm on show day. Because we know watching a show alone is #sadface, we are giving ALL THREE VIP TICKETS TO ONE LUCKY GO AWAY READER. To win them, follow the steps below:

1. Like Go Away’s Facebook Page. Only our fans are eligible for this contest.
2. Answer this question in the Comments section below: “What never fails to make you smile?”
3. SHARE this post on your Facebook* and add the hashtag #goawaysg and #DHLdeliversTotem. Be sure to set your post on Public so we can see that this step has been done.

Deadline: 6 November 2015, 6pm

*Only genuine Facebook users will be considered for the draw. We will not hesitate to disqualify those who only share and post contest giveaways on their FB.

 


She can’t sit still. Doesn’t sleep well either. But, Debs has found the one thing that’ll help her mind switch off – baking. There’s nothing she likes better than just focusing her energy on getting a cake or a pie to turn out right. With this newfound passion, she has made it a point to bring back interesting ingredients whenever she travels, so she can use them in her desserts. She names Tokachi of Hokkaido in Japan as one of her favourite places.

Comments

  1. Deborah Giam Says: October 28, 2015 at 11:17 am

    “What never fails to make you smile?”

    When my daughter tells really punny jokes – cos it’s great to see a little mind like hers having a go at word play! (some are pretty bad though, but that still makes it funny)

  2. the aroma of cake and bread making never fails to make me smile?

  3. When I see my baby son give his jiejie (big sister) a bear hug from the back at the end of a long day, when they meet again after not seeing each other for 10 hours…that never fails to make me smile (and tear at the same time).

    Thanks for this giveaway Deb!

  4. A smiling baby never fails to make me smile.

  5. What never fails to make me smile?

    Having to see others around me smiling and being happy!

  6. Priscilla Says: October 28, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    Getting hugs and hearing I love you mummy from my little children never fail to put a smile on my face. ??

  7. “Being able to experience something extraordinary or once in a lifetime experience eg. taking the hot air balloon, never fails to make me smile”

  8. Grace Tan Says: October 28, 2015 at 5:47 pm

    Being around close friends and/or family never fails to fill me with a warm and fuzzy feeling. That kind of happiness would bring the brightest smile out from inside.

  9. Cheryl Foong Says: October 28, 2015 at 5:59 pm

    Coming home after a long day at work and seeing my dog, Jingles, so happy to see me come home and literally jumping for joy and wagging the hell out of her happy tail. :)))))))))))))

  10. Lee Yee Yern Says: October 28, 2015 at 9:06 pm

    What makes me smile is intangible and boils down to relationships. Loving words exchanged with my family members, whatsapp messages from my bestie in uk that makes me chuckle, words of encouragement from my colleagues and the list goes on. Life is too short to be unhappy. Live it to the fullest!

  11. My two girls bring a smile to me any day every day. They are my happy pills and winning this will make them and my loving parents super happy!

  12. Having beer and burgers, with great live music and friends 🙂

  13. Michelle Ng Says: October 28, 2015 at 9:59 pm

    Coming home after a long day at work & seeing my baby girl smiling happily at me & acknowledged me cos she’s now only 1 year old always make me SMILE! 🙂

  14. Sean yin Qizhi Says: October 28, 2015 at 10:36 pm

    Having to return home and seeing your child with out-stretched arms, running to give me a warm tight hug and my spouse embracing all of us as a gesture of unconditional love and encouragement (knowing that they have been waiting in anticipation), never fails to put a smile on my face. #goawaysg #DHLdeliversTotem

  15. Jazry chan Says: October 28, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    Pungent smelling cempedak never fails to make me smile. I buy one and keep it in the kitchen, the smell wafts around the house and its so therapeutic to my mood! Its a stress reliever and mood lifter!

  16. Jaime chan Says: October 28, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    When I see my kids care and share with each other … Warm my heart and make me smile !

  17. Jamie chaw Says: October 28, 2015 at 11:45 pm

    FB: Jamie chaw

    Small things in life make me happy!!!

    Like seeing my kids diaper with digested poop… gross!!! But it makes this momma happy knowing that my kids are well fed, happy n contented…happy kids=happy momma=happy FAMILY!!!
    Also a good cuppa coffee makes this tired momma really HAPPY too…

    Can’t wait to bring the whole family to catch this amazing visual spectacular show … this will definitely make us extremely HAPPY!!!

  18. Children never fail to make me smile. They are so adorable and always doing or saying funny things. The best things in life are free and if I win this I will smile more too! #goawaysg and #DHLdeliversTotem

  19. Beautiful scenery never fails to make me smile. I am happy to be living in this gorgeous world and enjoying everyday of it #goawaysg and #DHLdeliversTotem

  20. A good gathering of friends never fail to make me laugh. Though we do not meet often, everytime we meet is like a new beginning where everyone not only shares his present but also the past, and we usually laugh at all the silly things we did in school! #goawaysg and #DHLdeliversTotem

  21. My two lovely princesses never fail to make me smile , especially when I’m feeling low . Their laughter is my instant happy drug !

  22. Phyllis Tan Says: October 29, 2015 at 12:41 am

    When my 2 kids can play happily together while I can sit on the sofa and rest my legs, this nv fail to make me smile

  23. When I see acts of kindness and graciousness by ordinary Singaporeans amid our busy lives.

  24. Mark Chan Says: October 29, 2015 at 1:03 am

    What never fails to make you smile?
    Having a gathering with family and friends with everyone around me enjoying will make me smile. Sharing is caring.
    Liked and shared. #goawaysg #DHLdeliversTotem

  25. Waking up and realizing it’s Saturday never fails to make me smile. #goawaysg and #DHLdeliversTotem

  26. Philip Tonh Says: October 29, 2015 at 5:36 am

    Seeing that my children has grown up healthy, strong and the close bonds they have built with each other.

  27. Cherlin Teo Says: October 29, 2015 at 5:39 am

    When I see the happy faces of my two kids! So bright and cheery!

  28. Cherlin Teo Says: October 29, 2015 at 5:41 am

    When my kids tell me that they love me and would look after me when I am old.

  29. james ran Says: October 29, 2015 at 7:00 am

    My 2 dogs are the ones that always make me happy. Loved them to bits!!

  30. ashmika jain Says: October 29, 2015 at 7:10 am

    Hi,

    Giggle of a child & Beauty of Nature always bring smile on my face & twinkle in my eyes…

    Thanks a lot for awesome giveaway.. Keeping my fingers cross for awesome time with family..

  31. Theresa tay Says: October 29, 2015 at 7:12 am

    Watching my two little boys playing and laughing together!!

  32. When I see my 3 kids sleep and their angelic look when asleep

  33. Lai Siew Ling Says: October 29, 2015 at 8:17 am

    As a mother, I think all will agree that whenever our kid is happy and smile, we will melt, so do I. Our kid make us smile!

  34. Elizabeth De Cruz Says: October 29, 2015 at 8:50 am

    Watching my kids play and laughing together never fails to make me smile!

  35. Robert Sim Says: October 29, 2015 at 8:59 am

    My kids’ smiles and show of love to one another.

  36. Evelyn Hu Says: October 29, 2015 at 9:04 am

    My kid’s laughter! Their happiness is contagious <3

  37. Vanessa Mostafa Says: October 29, 2015 at 9:33 am

    Hearing the music, entering those blue and yellow tents, seeing the faces of the performers and looking into their eyes, watching their immense skills and thinking wow – watching a Cirque du Soleil production, a company I have loved so much since first seeing them back in 1999 when I was merely 14 and very impressionable, makes my heart flutter, get stolen and above all, makes me smile in all of time and space…

  38. When I see my little boy after a day at work 🙂 and over the weekend where we spend quality time together!

  39. Knowing that I have made someone happy or better without being thanked for!

  40. Just playing with my adorable nephews and niece never fails to bring a smile to my face. The icing on the cake would be winning these tickets to bring them to watch the show together.That would definitely be a joy for everyone. 🙂 #goawaysg and #DHLdeliversTotem

  41. Whenever i completed my diy pieces and show it to my close ones. <3

  42. coming home to my little daughter n she running towards me calling” mummy” “mummy … I miss you.. Any surprise for me today?”.. That makes my day an makes me hapi after a long day at work;)

  43. Pauline Sg Says: October 29, 2015 at 2:18 pm

    What never fails to make you smile?

    Baking with my daughter. I started her on baking when she was 2 years old. She first helped out by doing simple tasks like mashing bananas, mixing of flour and scoping of mixture into muffin cups. When she’s much stable and ready, she can do more on her own with me guiding her the steps and helping her to measure the dry ingredients. We always have fun baking together and seeing her grinning from ear to ear just makes me smile. 🙂

  44. Maybel Heng Says: October 29, 2015 at 2:46 pm

    Top 3 things that never fail to make me smile
    1) My 3 kids and their daily antics
    2) Funny videos on babies/toddlers
    3) Looking at myself in the mirror & putting on a smile to remind myself everyday is a beautiful day !

  45. Gladys Tiyo Says: October 29, 2015 at 4:51 pm

    Chocolates!

    Thank you for the giveaway!

    FB: Gladys Tiyo

  46. Seeing my kids sleeping peaceful and safely always brings on a smile!

  47. “What never fails to make you smile?”

    The look on my girlfriend face when I present to her these 3 VIP tickets(;

  48. Lim Chuan Hock Says: October 29, 2015 at 8:21 pm

    What never fails to make you smile?

    Just seeing my wife and my kids everyday makes me feel I am the luckiest person in this world. As long as they are happy, I am happy too. How my kids have their own stable and successful life, makes me smile, that I indeed have done my job as a dad to nurture and cultivate them to be a responsible and successful person. Hope to win the tickets for my family, and to give my son an early birthday present too !!

  49. Sandra New Says: October 29, 2015 at 8:40 pm

    My hubby read bedtime story books to the children (5 & 4yo) daily after his long working hours always make me smile !
    and once a while hubby also surprise me with sweet treats, meals and gifts too!

  50. Kelvin Chang Says: October 29, 2015 at 9:41 pm

    Seeing my two princesses welcoming me when I stepped into the house after a day of hard work makes me happy! They are my precious!

  51. Tan Meifen Says: October 29, 2015 at 11:54 pm

    Seeing my kids after a long day of work and reading bedtime stories with them!

    FB: Meifen Tan

  52. Hi Go Away ❤

    Love never fails to make us smile,it makes us giggle and it makes us rejoice in the little moments we share together. In other words, love makes us happier human beings. My love (Darren Kwan) is the one keeps me smile and I feels the happiest person in the world with him… 😀

    Done Liked, Shared & Participated.

    FB: Casy Ang

    #like #share #win #giveaway #contest #DHLdeliversTotem #goawaysg

  53. Pauline Tan Says: October 30, 2015 at 12:59 am

    Q: What never fails to make me smile?

    A: Being able to wake up to a brand new day every morning never fails to put a smile on my face. 🙂

  54. What never fails to make you smile?

    Travelling and exploring the world with people I love makes me smile 🙂

  55. Going to my aerial/ circus class twice a week never fails to make me smile. It always cheers me up and makes my day, especially when I challenge myself and learn something new.

  56. Katherine Says: October 31, 2015 at 5:17 am

    To have my kids running towards me and hugging me every single day when I’m back from work is truly a blessing!

  57. seeing the smiles of my love ones. that is happiness from deep within.

  58. Elizabeth De Cruz Says: October 31, 2015 at 1:17 pm

    Whenever my kids look at me and say: mummy I love you! That never fails to make me smile!

  59. It’s the simplest pleasures in life that we often take for granted. But when we find time to unwind and really focus on what’s truly important, then will peace set in, and true smiles appear on faces.

    For me, after a long day at work, after reaching home and enjoying a nice shower, what never fails to make me smile is my alone-time on the sofa, watching re-runs of one of the best sitcoms, “How I Met Your Mother”. With a nice cold beer in hand, and cooling aircon in my face, I always enjoy a good laugh, using all 17 muscles it takes to smile for a good 30 minutes.

  60. Abigail Kok Says: October 31, 2015 at 3:03 pm

    “What never fails to make you smile?”

    When I get to enjoy ice cold beer with friends after a long week at work 😀

  61. What never fails to make you smile:

    Deliciously rich chocolate cake, a big beautiful comfy bed, being with close friends and family, and theater that touches the heart — like Totem! =)

  62. yoong keng kai Says: October 31, 2015 at 6:50 pm

    Happy hour with my mates always make me happy..

  63. Amanda Lam Says: October 31, 2015 at 10:30 pm

    Seeing the 3 men of my life (my loving hubby & 2 lovely sons) after a long day at work recharge my energy. Having to see the kids smile & scream with joy when they see you at the door of childcare, it just make me forget all the troubles…

  64. Lee Keat Yen Says: November 1, 2015 at 12:37 am

    When I know tomorrow is Saturday and I can sleep until I wake up naturally without setting the alarm clock!

  65. Neo Catherine Says: November 1, 2015 at 9:54 pm

    Returning home to work and having my two little daughter run up to hug me and greet me will always bring a smile, no matter how tired I am.

  66. Steven Neo Say Bin Says: November 1, 2015 at 9:56 pm

    Cooking a great meal and having my friends and family enjoy it will always bring a smile to my face, even if it takes me the whole day to prepare and cook it 🙂

  67. It never fails to make me smile when I play with my nieces in the playground! Watching them jumping around, sliding around, running around…it just takes away all the ill thoughts for the day.

  68. Definitely my 2 adorable nephews! Confirm + guarantee chop! Haha! I’m smiling as i type this comment cause i be seeing them tonight =)

  69. Vincent Lee Wee Ping Says: November 2, 2015 at 12:48 pm

    My baby girl never fails to make me smile 🙂

  70. Tan Ruoling Joanna Says: November 2, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    Looking at my kids playing and laughing never fails to bring a big Smile to my face!

  71. Seeing my children smile at me everyday. =)

  72. Jaime Han Says: November 3, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    What makes me smile?
    My brother (who just recently enlisted in NS) coming home on a Friday evening to a home cooked feast made by my dad and I; and spending the whole Saturday together and with extended family. He isnt verbal regarding his love for us(family) but every night he calls back he says “goodnight, i love you all” and that familial love is a very precious feeling.

    Would definitely bring him with me if i win

    #DHLdeliversTotem #goawaySG

  73. Receiving good news that another precious life has been saved through the hard work of our delicated volunteers never fail to make me smile.
    LOVE ALL CREATURES BIG OR SMALL. :):):)

  74. Koh Chong Beng Says: November 4, 2015 at 8:17 am

    The first smile I see from my loved one face.

  75. Jo ann Dela Cruz Says: November 4, 2015 at 9:10 am

    My husband’s jokes and pick-up lines never fail me to smile every day of my life!?

  76. Sharing and having a great time like watching movies/performance with my beloved, followed by a simple meal together never fails to make me smile…

  77. Geraldine Moo Says: November 4, 2015 at 5:09 pm

    “What never fails to make you smile?”

    Great food with awesome companions. Family and friends matters the most to me and I can’t believe being apart from them for too long. Having something good is just good but when you share it with your loved ones it becomes great!

    Pray hard to win the 3 tickets because I already know who i’m bringing along!

    Peace!

  78. Spending quality time on a lazy weekend with friends and loved ones over a cuppa never fails to make me smile. Winning VIP tickets to TOTEM by Circue du Soleil will make me smile ear to ear all day until I fall asleep!!

  79. Spring Tan Says: November 5, 2015 at 1:47 pm

    Love never fails to make me smile. Love can be a variety of different feelings ranging from virtue representing human kindness, compassion and affection.

    Love is when i remember my little sister steal my chocolate from my school bag everyday and I still keep it in the same place.

    Every day is a gift, the way I live my life is the gift to myself.And I choose to live my life with lots of love that fills me with lots of happy thoughts that will never fails to make me smile….

  80. Alan Teoh Says: November 5, 2015 at 5:28 pm

    Coming back to my mother’s home cooked food never fails to make me smile.

  81. Keith Tan Says: November 5, 2015 at 9:20 pm

    I’m very busy in the workplace and it is far from home. Sometimes when I reached home they are asleep; when I leave the house in the morning, they still not wake up yet. Every weekend, I try to bring them out to park if I do not have to work. Seeing them happy & healthy to meet their every milestones make me smile. My boy like to sit on my laps when we watching TV program together. That is a great moments for us too. I’m sure he would love to watch TOTEM too, please give me another reason to be bonding together… Thanks.

  82. Because a smile can be so contagious, making others happy and see them smile never fails to make me smile – on the outside and in my heart! ‪#‎goawaysg‬ ‪#‎DHLdeliversTotem‬

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  83. Koh Hock Guan Says: November 6, 2015 at 12:15 am

    My dearest and beloved mother never fails to make me smile because she has filled my world with sunshine because of her optimism towards life and golden words of advice which always reminds me of sunflower! Her words of wisdom and encouragement really inspire me till now and kept forever inside my heart and mind ! Whenever I feel down or sad during certain parts of my life, my mother will always be a good listener and my best companion who is always there for me! My mother will always say to me:
    Be Bright and Cheery
    Be Big & Bold
    Be Strong and Resilient
    Know Your Roots &
    Always follow the Sun &
    Turn my back to darkness
    Stand proud, tall and straight even with my head full of seeds !
    Now I want to be a sunflower like my mother who will always be optimistic and sunny in my life ! Hence I hope to bring my dearest and beloved mother to Totem by Cirque Du Soleil to give her a dream and sunny surprise & pamper her because my mother loves this performance and also to sincerely thank her and be filial to her to show my love and appreciation for her for being a strong, brave and extraordinary mother who always stay by my side at all times and most important her love is the sunshine of my life !

  84. Poh Hsien Says: November 6, 2015 at 4:51 pm

    Spending quality time with my family never fails to make me smile. I have just embarked on my university journey and currently live on campus. Weekends are very precious now because it’s the only time I get to spend time with my family. Having a simple dinner together and catching up with one another’s (busy) lives really put a smile on my face. My family has been very supportive and I feel very blessed to be loved by my parents. I hope to win this 3 tickets and watch the show with my parents.

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