Singapore, Singapore
Eduardo, 40
Brand Director
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What do you do and why do you do it?

I'm a Regional Brand Director in a big multinational company - I love to understand what 'makes it tick' with consumers to engage with the brands they love

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Genesis - Hold on my heart

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Brazilian telenovelas of the 80s and 90s - any of them

Name some spots in Singapore that are good for a Tinder date.

Telok Ayer Street - full of cool bars and restaurants

Who’s your hero and where in Singapore would you take them out for a serious hang?

Would love to take my grandparents to the Botanic Gardens

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

I get them tailored made by tailors in Hoi An, or I go to Orlebar Brown

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Orchard Road

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Boating

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Singapore and where did you get it?

Carrot Cake - at the China Town Hawker Center

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Singapore that you particularly like?

Spiffy Dapper

What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Singapore? How much did it cost and what did you get there?

St Regis Spa day - SDG 500/person

What restaurant in Singapore looks crap, but the food’s amazing?

Guan Hoe Soon

Where can you get the best cocktail in Singapore? Which one do you like?

Bespoke bar - the bar tender prepares amazing bespoke cocktails based on my preferences

Where would you take your partner in Singapore if you wanted to really pamper them?

St Regis spa

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Bak Kwa, although I can only eat the chicken variant. For the red meat eaters, go for the original one

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Singapore?

Bar at Marina Bay Sands

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Singapore?

Joo Chiat and its shop houses

What are the Singapore spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Marina area, Keong Saik Road, Chinatown

Tomorrow’s your last day in Singapore. How do you spend it?

Breakfast in Tiong Baru, cycle at Pulau Ubin, lunch in Joo Chiat, afternoon drinks at Keong Saik, dinner in Kallang

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Queenstown NZ

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