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Deborah Tan

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.

Share An Instant Noodles Recipe And Win A Tefal Fry Pan!
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Share An Instant Noodles Recipe And Win A Tefal Fry Pan!

Instant noodles – quick, tasty, and the perfect hangover remedy. Below, one of my favourite recipes. Cooking time: Less than 10 minutes!  My grandma used to make breakfast for the entire household every morning. One of my favourites was Fried Maggi Mee. A bit of a misnomer, considering that the family’s preferred brand was, and is, Myojo. It’s a simple dish. Cook the noodles without...

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28 Feb 2017
Fiji’s Most Instagrammable Spots According To Fiji Airways
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Fiji’s Most Instagrammable Spots According To Fiji Airways

Fiji is one of the most beautiful places in the world – its pristine beaches and endless greenery need no Instagram filters. So, to help you get the most amazing photo-memories from your trip, the awesome people at Fiji Airways have listed the top most photogenic spots in Fiji. 1. Taveuni Island A post shared by dave (@daveinnes) on Jan 13, 2017 at 3:42pm PST Known for its...

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28 Feb 2017
3 Foodie Hotspots In Singapore To Check Out With Your Girlfriends Now
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3 Foodie Hotspots In Singapore To Check Out With Your Girlfriends Now

“I’m not fussy – I just have a discerning palate …” so she says.  One’s only “eating clean”, another is suddenly “sensitive to gluten”, so where should you girls go for your next catch-up session? We have some pretty good ideas. 1. Pyxiemoss at 43 North Canal Road (Tel: 6532 2171)  Think “Sunday roasts” and most people would think, “Meat-heavy”. Well, not at Pyxiemoss. Taking...

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16 Jan 2017
Kranji Countryside: The SG Attraction Tourists Gotta Visit
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Kranji Countryside: The SG Attraction Tourists Gotta Visit

If you’ve got friends or family visiting from overseas, we say take them to the Kranji Countryside.  Orchard Road? Too commercialised. Sentosa? Too manicured. Night Safari and the Zoo? Been there, done that. With friends and family heading into town for the festive season, where else can you take them? May we suggest the Kranji Countryside. What about the Kranji Countryside? Growing up, were you...

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16 Dec 2016
How To Deal With Having A Dog Near You
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How To Deal With Having A Dog Near You

So you’ve read the letters and newspaper articles about people hating on dogs? Well, editor Debs has some useful tips for those who lose their shit whenever a four-legged creature is near them.  First, allow me to introduce you (and everyone) to the wonders of a dog. Yes, click here. Big or small, dogs are really just the best thing God has created. A photo...

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14 Dec 2016
4 Brilliant Ideas To Get Into The Spirit of Christmas ASAP
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4 Brilliant Ideas To Get Into The Spirit of Christmas ASAP

[Brought to you by Volkswagen Singapore]  Finding it tough to get into the holiday spirit? Can’t shake off that nagging voice that you might be The Grinch? Don’t let the blues get you down. Here’s how to psych yourself up for Christmas.   Volunteer to deliver food hampers (and some cheer) to the underprivileged Deliver some Christmas cheer to the underprivileged in Singapore. If you’ve...

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08 Dec 2016
Clarins Beauty Boosters Should Be On Your Christmas Wishlist
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Clarins Beauty Boosters Should Be On Your Christmas Wishlist

It has been a great year of travelling for Go Away editor Debs but not such a wonderful one for her skin. Thankfully, she discovered Clarins’ all-new Beauty Boosters just before the holiday season.  This isn’t a paid post. I feel I have to say this upfront because there will be a great number of superlatives in my review and I want to make sure you...

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02 Dec 2016
Jetstar Wants To Settle Your Holiday Plans For 2017 With This Awesome Flight Package!
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Jetstar Wants To Settle Your Holiday Plans For 2017 With This Awesome Flight Package!

Don’t say bo jio ah!  Mark your calendar for 6 December 2016 and park yourself in front of your computer! Why? Cos Jetstar will be offering LIMITED number of its Ultimate Long Weekend Flight Package! At $2, 017 NETT per person, this package guarantees SEVEN return flights to top destinations in Southeast Asia and Australia across seven public holidays in 2017. This price is inclusive...

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30 Nov 2016
7 Emotional Stages Of Moving House
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7 Emotional Stages Of Moving House

Was moving out of your first home an emotional affair? Clearly for this writer, it was!  I think it’s safe to say that, once I’m done moving – for good – into our flat in March, I won’t be moving houses again. We had to move into a temporary place in October and that experience … well, let’s just say it did not make it...

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25 Nov 2016
Best Restaurants In Singapore For Those Year-End Gatherings
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Best Restaurants In Singapore For Those Year-End Gatherings

More than just a time for parties and D&Ds, the end-of-the-year is also the time to organise dinners and lunches with friends and family. Where can you find good food that’ll ensure everyone leaves with a satisfied smile on their face?  Planning a gathering isn’t as easy as it looks. First, you need to find a date and time that work for everyone (or most...

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18 Nov 2016
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