3 lifestyle must-dos of the week

This week, beach out, trip out and queue up

1. Rock out at a summer beach festival in Sentosa
1. Rock out at a summer beach festival in Sentosa
29 Jul 2015

1. Rock out at a summer beach festival in Sentosa

Warm breeze, sand between your toes, a beer in your hand and the sweet strains of The Sam Willows wafting in the air… It’s all going down at the #JWsummer2015 Beach Music Festival hosted by Brit clothing brand JACK WILLS.

Besides Ben Kheng and gang, other local bands performing at the shindig include 53A and Scarlet Avenue, as well as DJs J.Morell and Ernest C. Besides the tunes, other beach-tastic activities include playing Gigantic Beer Pong, sipping on Jack Wills’ signature pink and blue cocktails and of course, taking lotsa Instagram pics of you and your pals in your beach festival best.

Tickets are $20 from the Jack Wills store at Raffles City. The event is on July 30 at Coastes Beach Bar from 5pm.
 

2. Do a very Singaporean thing and queue up for limited edition SG50 Hello Kitty toys
2. Do a very Singaporean thing and queue up for limited edition SG50 Hello Kitty toys
29 Jul 2015

2. Do a very Singaporean thing and queue up for limited edition SG50 Hello Kitty toys

Hello, Queue-ty? The next spate of Hello Kitty SG50 madness commences from 11 am on July 27, when the Hello Kitty Trishaw Uncle makes its debut at MCDONALD’S. Available for $5 with every purchase of an Extra Value Meal, six exclusive SG50 Hello Kitty plush collectibles featuring iconic Singapore characters and landmarks will be rolled out every week (the Durian Lover is available from Aug 17 and the Samsui Woman from Aug 24).

Don’t wanna queue? Get The Collector’s Set ($80) with all six toys, food vouchers, along with paper standees and cards, delivered to your doorstep by going to onlinestore.mcdonalds.com.sg.

In case you’re wondering, the six collectibles are Durian Lover, McDonald’s Crew, and Orchid Lover (front row in above pic) and Samsui Woman, SG50 Parade and Trishaw Uncle (back row).  

3. Buy yourself power luggage and take a trip
3. Buy yourself power luggage and take a trip
29 Jul 2015

3. Buy yourself power luggage and take a trip

Thirty per cent more luggage space? Yes, please. This sneaky OEM Ultralight Expandable luggage ($55.50) from Lazada is ultralight, ultra affordable, and ultra essential for that trip where you intend to return with 30 per cent more barang barang (hello, shopping frenzy!). Durable and highly maneuverable, it magically expands with one easy-peasy zip. Till Sept 30, enter code “DBSTRAVEL” at checkout to get 15 per cent off all items in Lazada’s Travel catergory. To buy this luggage, go to www.Lazada.sg and search for “Ultralight expandable luggage 20.” 

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