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Satiate Your Hunger With 3 Eateries Near Coliwoo @ Lutheran

May 14, 2021
Searching for a new home can easily be taxing on the mind and body. Figuring how much to set aside for rent, choosing the right location to finding the right roommates take a lot of time and energy. The absence of this cumbersome procedure is why the coliving trend has surged and become a popular alternative to traditional housing. At Coliwoo, we offer a home away from home – and more. Strategically located in key districts all over Singapore, our coliving spaces are designed to make move-in as painless as possible. From the physical move, miscellaneous tasks such as cleaning down to food – we take pride in making every single aspect as convenient and comfortable as possible! And for that, let’s dive into some of the popular food choices near one of our properties, Coliwoo @ Lutheran. Suzuki Gourmet Coffee Are you a coffee connoisseur? If you fancy yourself a cup of coffee goodness, Suzuki Gourmet Coffee can deliver! Established in 1979, Suzuki Gourmet Coffee prides itself for being Singapore’s oldest coffee roastery with a reputation that prioritises quality over anything else. Their art of coffee making is one that has been honed to perfection – from the procurement of the coffee beans, grinding to roasting. Revel in an experience like no other and enjoy all that gourmet coffee can offer – down to the very last drop. Bok’s Kitchen A cosy little café tucked in a quaint Boon Lay residential area, Bok’s Kitchen has been cooking up honest-to-goodness that’s a mix of contemporary European and Asian cuisines. The best part? It doesn’t cost you an arm and a leg to get a satisfying, scrumptious meal. Aside from its signature rice bowls, you can also try their mouthwatering mains and pasta dishes! Bok’s Kitchen also offers a brunch menu for those who can never get enough of their eggs and bacon. That said, this menu is only available during the weekends and public holidays. Bok’s Kitchen can get a tad crowded, but good thing they’re available for delivery! Have these scrumptious delicacies delivered to your doorstep and enjoy them with your mates at the communal living spaces! Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak What is an authentic Singaporean experience if you have never tried the most talked Nasi Lemak in the country? Started in 1971, Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak has perfected their recipe to offer the famed Nasi Lemak that every local knows and loves. Using only the highest quality coconut oil and the freshest ingredients every single day, it’s no wonder why customers keep coming back for more. You can never go wrong with their customers’ favourite: their signature Chicken Set, which comes with a chicken wing, anchovies, sambal and a fried egg. A whiff of the fragrant rice and a taste of their sambal that’s rich in spiciness, succulence and umami are enough to have you wanting seconds! Head down with your coliving mates and indulge in a group set fit for kings! Conclusion When finding the ideal coliving accommodation, location plays a crucial part in the hunting process. No doubt, you’d want to have a living accommodation that is a stone’s throw away from your basic amenities and MRT stations, but accessibility to grub hubs should also be taken into consideration! After all, a pleasant stay is never complete without good food. At Coliwoo, we always have your comfort and convenience in mind. We strive to meet all your meets met, so that you can revel in a home away from home. Aside from Coliwoo @ Lutheran, we have other Coliwoo properties that are surrounded by excellent food establishments and more! Give us a call and we’ll help you find the perfect coliving stay.     Read More
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3 Popular Restaurants To Try Near Coliwoo@1A Lutheran Road

May 5, 2021
Have you decided to take the plunge and try out the trending coliving movement? If so, you are not alone! Coliving is now quickly becoming the go-to option for those who wish to have a temporary, comfy abode to be called home. These coliving spaces have everything you need and wish for – from an affordable rental, communal and private spaces and even a community! At Coliwoo, we always strive to make your coliving experience a pleasant one.  Strategically located in key districts all over the island, Coliwoo’s contemporary residential options ensure your stay is comfortable and convenient in every aspect – including the gastronomic aspect! If you’re the newest member to grace Coliwoo’s branch at 1A Lutheran Road, we’re here to help you quickly get your gastronomic bearings. If you’re ever up for some grub outside, try out these popular food choices near the vicinity. Botanico at The Garage A garden restaurant and bar nestled in Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, Botanico at The Garage offers contemporary European cuisine with Asian inflexions. Truly a delight on the tongue, they take pride in using natural, seasonal ingredients to create their mouthwatering, gourmet cuisine. Their dishes and cocktails are crafted to tell stories, evoke emotions and ignite the imagination – the ingredients needed for a gastronomic adventure. A couple of interesting dishes you’ll want to consider trying are their Foie Gras Latte and Hae Bi Hiam Conchiglie. All things good needs to be shared, which is why you’ll be excited to find out that they also offer a weekend 4-Course Set Brunch for SGD60++. Have a go with your coliving mates and experience art together. LeWu Cafe Just a stone’s throw away from the Botanic Gardens, there nestled a hidden gem that is LeWu Café. With a decade of experience serving authentic Thai food, they made it their mission to bring you the perfect balance of hot, spicy and sour to tingle your tastebuds. For starters, you may want to try out the fundamentals: Pad Thai, Tom Yam and Basil dishes. If you wish to go for something fancy, order their signature LeWu Thai Style Seabass! The best part? They offer these Thai delicacies with no GST or service charge either! Food R Us If you’re craving for something more familiar, or in this case, across-the-border-familiar, Food R Us is here to give you what you want! Experience exquisitely prepared and mouthwatering delicacies infused with authentic Malaysian Cantonese heritage. Make your first visit a memorable one by ordering their heavenly Char Siew to start off your meal. Its nice, tender texture, excellent flavour, and sweet side that melts in your mouth are sure to hit the spot in your hungry stomach. If you want something that packs a punch, you can go for their Salted Egg Baked Crab or Marmite Crab. You’re sure to lick your plate clean once you’re done! Conclusion Ultimately, location plays a significant part in narrowing down your options to a single coliving space. Not only must they be accessible to major hot spots, but the coliving accommodation of your choice also needs to be near grub hubs to keep those hunger pangs away! As one of our fundamental goals, Coliwoo aims to provide comfort and convenience to our members by offering easy access to get their meets met. Coliwoo@1A Lutheran Road isn’t the only one to be surrounded by exceptional food establishments either! If you wish to learn more about what we have to offer, simply give us a call and we’ll set you up for a pleasant coliving stay.     Read More
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Caring For Your Mental Health Whilst Living Independently

April 21, 2021
The opinion on living independently in Singapore spans from two sides of the spectrum – some people see this as a fun and exciting opportunity to learn more about themselves and become the person that they want to in their own terms, free from expectations from other people. Others beg to differ, seeing the entire ordeal as scary and intimidating because you have a lot on your plate; taking care of yourself, paying the monthly dues for rent or electricity, and more on top of your existing responsibilities from work. Given Singapore’s fast-paced lifestyle, it’s so easy to get lost in the noise and compromise your mental health. To avoid that, we came up with some tips to help you live an independent lifestyle and get the most out of it! 1. Keep A Planner For Your Everyday Tasks We consume a massive amount of information over the course of a day. That, alongside the daily responsibilities and activities needed to be done, you may find yourself drowning in your to-do list and stress if you’re not careful. This is where a planner can help! Developing a habit of planning your day and jotting down your tasks will not only help you organise your day, but it also helps to keep the overwhelming anxiety and stress at bay. Most of the time, you get overwhelmed because you’re intimidated by the number of unfinished responsibilities that you have. But once you write all of them down, it not only provides you with a visual context, but also lessens your mental load. Moreover, by keeping things organise, you will enjoy increased productivity, which will add to the sense of fulfilment once you have accomplished what you had to do for that day. 2. Start Journaling Your Thoughts One of the many ways that you can compromise your mental health is by stifling your emotions. We get it, maybe you’re not a people-person; sharing your deepest thoughts makes you uncomfortable and you would very much rather keep it all to yourself – but it doesn’t mean that you can’t write it all down! Journaling your deepest emotions helps you express your dreams and ambitions, fears and worries, free from any judgment you could get if you share them with another person. Moreover, you can keep track of your emotions throughout the day, and pinpoint certain areas that may hint at trigger points that have led to your spiralling negative thoughts. By identifying these key areas, you can make further adjustments in your life to either avoid those situations or come up with countermeasures. So, pro-tip? Start journaling. 3. Always Find Time For Yourself Despite all of the responsibilities that you have to attend to, you have to find time and attend to your personal needs as well! This means securing a full 8-hour sleep every night, drinking 8 glasses of plain water, eating a well-balanced meal and more. This form of basic care will ensure that your body is well taken care of – after all, mental health starts with physical health. On top of basic care, ensure that you clock in some me-time as well. Me-time entails doing recreational things that you enjoy, giving you that much-needed respite from a busy day. Me-time is essential for your sanity, so try to make it a habit to find time to relax by reading a chapter off that book that you’ve been laying off for months on end, or lighting a scented candle to wind down after a day’s work. Being independent has its own stresses, but at least you have complete freedom on how you want to spend your alone time. 4. If You Can, Socialise!  As the famous line goes, “no man is an island”. Regardless if you are an extrovert or an introvert, you are going to need some amount of socialising to get you through life! You can’t totally isolate yourself; that’s why, if at all possible, connect with your friends and family back home to catch up on the things that you missed. But if you wish to get immediate endorphins and dopamine, get to know your neighbours! If you are in residing in a co-living spaces in Singapore , all the better! Not only are they living in the same vicinity, but such coliving spaces also boast shared living spaces like the kitchen, the gym, backyard, where you can socialise and interact with your newfound friends. Don’t go nuts trying to take the word ‘independent’ too seriously – when you can, engage in friendly chats with those around you! 5. Reward Yourself Every Once In A While Congratulations! You made it through a tough and demanding week by yourself. Go ahead and treat yourself to the things that make you feel good. Whether it’d be indulging in your favorite ice cream or binging on an entire Netflix series. You don’t have to deprive yourself of good things! Embarking on a new chapter in life all alone is no doubt daunting, and without anybody to guide or support you, such changes can easily affect your mental health – for the worse. As such, be sure to equip yourself with avenues that will allow you to take a breather and better your mental health. At Coliwoo, we strive to offer you a pleasant coliving experience, going beyond the primary physical needs. We take pride in building a community that uplifts our members. Apart from our amenities, we also organise activities that help to boost our member’s mental wellbeing. If you wish to enjoy an independent living that prioritises physical and mental health, Coliwoo is here to help!     Read More
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Coliving Murphy Beds: Turning Your Quarters Into A Workspace

April 7, 2021
Coliving has now become the ideal living arrangement for a broad audience: millennials, digital nomads, and freelancers, to name a few. Thanks to a lack of long-term commitments, coliving allows such individuals to drop in at any time with relative ease and leave at a moment’s notice. Typically, establishments that offer such spaces provide a living area comprised of two parts: communal spaces and private rooms. Working in one’s living quarters may prove difficult to some because such spaces generally don’t fully encourage productivity. Cluttered and unkept tight spaces only serve as a distraction. And while coliving agencies do provide coworking spaces as an amenity, some may prefer or need to work in solitude. If you’re interested in coliving but also want a private space to work in, you’ll be glad to know that there’s now a solution: coliving spaces with Murphy beds. Read on down below to understand how these beds can transform your coliving quarters into a fully functional workspace. Murphy Beds Save a Ton of Space Coliving accommodations in Singapore are designed for optimal space utilisation, which means they only have space for what is necessary. This limits how you interact with your living quarters, especially if your room comes with regular fixed furniture. As such, you may not be able to set up a suitable workspace within your preferences. Recently becoming aware of this issue, coliving agencies have now begun offering units that house Murphy beds. With the ability to unfold and disappear and blend into the room at will, these beds are unrivalled when it comes to saving space. This translates to more room to play around with. Murphy Beds Can Blend Seamlessly Into Your Room  Due to their folding capabilities, Murphy beds can blend into a coliving private room with relative ease. This means no clutter is created from the custom arrangement and, additionally, no added hassle for the tenant as well. Most Murphy beds don’t simply serve as a bed, but it also comes together with a closet and storage unit. Such a camouflaging characteristic is often necessary if one needs a clean and uncrowded space to get some work done. Murphy Beds Offers Space Flexibility Suppose you need more than a mere desk to do your work. If that’s the case, rooms equipped with murphy beds are just the thing you need! Whenever required, you can simply raise your bed in order to enjoy and utilise more floor space. Moreover, these beds also come with an additional storage unit inside. These extra feature sets are not only a welcome addition but may also be a much-needed commodity for those individuals that need more storage. You no longer need additional furniture to store your things for you, which translates to more floor space as well. Conclusion Coliving has become the go-to for people looking to connect and live with others in a hassle-free arrangement. For the most part, it’s been able to cater to a wide audience thanks to its living arrangements and innate amenities. But now, with the addition of something as simple as Murphy beds, members can enjoy the option to choose between their private rooms and communal spaces for a productive workspace. Over at Coliwoo, we strive to offer a living space that inspires and complement your working environment and schedule. With over 868 rooms available islandwide, pick your affordable, inspiring and supportive coliving home today!     Read More

Tailoring The Coliving Lifestyle To Your Millennial Needs

March 31, 2021
If there was one sentence to sum up these chaotic, post-pandemic times, it’d be this: ‘It has become the new normal.’ In the past year, you’ve had to reimagine your lifestyle from the way you work, eat and even what you wear (yes, those unbreathable masks). Even then, there are some things you won’t want to relinquish – that being freedom and independence. Luckily for you, the coliving lifestyle allows you to make changes to accommodate the pandemic restrictions, but still retain the sense of freedom and independence that almost every millenials crave for. If you’re wondering how best to do it, we’ve come up with tips and tricks to customise your coliving accommodations and facilities to the demands of your millennial lifestyle. Trait 1: You desire to innovate in the work sphere Do office cubicles and tons of paperwork bore you? Are you on your way to start a new business as an aspiring entrepreneur? If you’ve said yes to both, you’re living out one of the many ambitious millennial traits: the desire to innovate in your work sphere. It’s no longer about placing all your eggs in one basket (in an established company), but to uproot and pack your bags once you’ve honed skills to build your legacy. Don’t fret over where you’re going to kick start your business – do it right in your coliving home, with well-furnished communal working areas coupled with high-speed internet connection. If you need a second opinion on your business from an equally aspiring millennial, do a quick chat with other coliving mates who would see eye to eye with you. Trait 2: You’re open to new experiences and relationships As millennials, you’re always looking for the next adventure. It’s not appealing to you if you don’t sense the thrill of the experience! After all, you opting for the coliving lifestyle is a testament to that fact. Embrace the beautifully design social kitchen at Coliwoo: build a cooking schedule with your newly founded friends, taking turns to try each other’s cultural dishes. There will never be a dull time in the kitchen, which is just what you’re looking for as a millennial. On top of that, grab a couple of friends and head down to the array of social events organised by Coliwoo’s community managers. When you interact and get to know more people from various cultures, you’re setting yourself up for refreshing experiences. Trait 3: You’d want to lead health-conscious lifestyles It’s no longer a question of whether there’s work-life balance for you as a millennial. With so many experiences and accomplishments you’re chasing after, you actively seek pockets of time to cultivate healthy habits. And for the many health-conscious millennials out there, this means setting aside time to hit the gym to stay in shape. Coliving is perfect because with a spacious gym right on the home compound, you’re just a couple of steps away from attaining a new health goal. Make it a religious routine to go every morning before you begin your day. But being human, there are days when you lack the motivation to work out. With like-minded (health-conscious) coliving mates, they’ll drag you along to the gym or yoga studio and before you know it, you’re done with your daily workout! Conclusion Coliving accommodations are crafted to meet the demands of any lifestyle, especially that of an ambitious millennial! Here at Coliwoo, our team believes in creating aesthetic yet comfortable homes while at the same time, letting you customise and lead the lifestyle as your own. With great locations at affordable prices, your desired millennial lifestyle is not out of your reach.     Read More
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Preparing For Coliving? Meet Your Next Housemates Here

March 17, 2021
It’s always wise to know what (home) you’re getting into. And for coliving, that means getting to know your potential housemates. Most coliving communities are made up of students, working professionals, digital nomads and the like – but these generic labels can’t give you an exact idea of whether you’ll fit into the culture of coliving in Singapore. At Coliwoo, we’ve attracted a diverse yet welcoming bunch of coliving mates. Although a potentially enriching experience, coliving is a new lifestyle concept that you’d need to know if you’re ready to experiment with. So check out some common traits of our coliving residents and ask yourself, would you connect with this profile? 1. Friends from a multitude of cultures  As you would have guessed, expats make a huge portion of the coliving community. Coliving accommodations are a popular choice among those who have come to study or work in Singapore. If you’re an expat yourself, rest assured that our comfortable built-in amenities mean you won’t need to fuss over the tiniest matters like housekeeping, furnishings and more! And if it excites you to forge friendships in this cosmopolitan community, you’re definitely at the right home. Typically, international students or working professionals will be residing here for at least a couple of years – sufficient time for you to get to know them personally. As you build relationships with your newly found friends, you’ll also build your knowledge of various cultures. 2. Friends with diverse working occupations The beauty of this diverse bunch is that they share one primary goal – holding a profession in Singapore. These professions range from veterinarians to chocolate-manufacturing experts – you’re bound to meet friends with a variety of occupations. As such, apart from cultural knowledge, be prepared to meet people with different skills and experiences. With so many work stories, there won’t be a dull time in the social kitchen. Every new housemate you meet brings new stories to the table. Besides, diverse working occupations also means an opportunity to learn and collaborate! You can share ideas and knowledge amongst each other and who knows, perhaps you can even ask them for help for one of your projects? Also, as an expat in an unfamiliar country, you’d want to have your home located near the office – cutting away the unnecessary travel time. With the same mindset, it’s highly likely to gain some travel buddies. You’ll have to agree that it’s pleasant to commute and start your morning right with friends. 3. Friends open to socialising  As much as you’re excited to meet this bunch, they are probably just as thrilled. This community holds like-minded and sociable individuals. With so many communal spaces such as a yoga studio or reading lounge, you are never short of communal areas for you to congregate with your new-found friends and share a few joys and laughter. What’s more, community managers will set up social events that allow coliving mates to get to partake in activities together. But that doesn’t mean that you have to be a social butterfly to fit into this lifestyle. Coliving arrangements offer you the best of both worlds: socialisation and solitude. So when it’s time for your much-needed ‘me-time’ to rejuvenate, you can easily retreat to your private room. 4. Friends looking for personal growth Last but definitely not least, as long as you’re brave enough to hop on the coliving path, then you and your housemates are looking for personal growth! As an international student or expat professional, coliving is a home away from home – independent living. You’ll revel in the freedom to venture not just into a new city or occupation, but also to dive deep into yourself. It offers you a comfortable space for self-reflection and awareness; growth that comes with living in a foreign place. At Coliwoo, we also believe in maximising your productivity. The bedroom of your choice doubles up as a working space coupled with a high-speed internet broadband connection. With that, coliving at Coliwoo is more than just communal living, but functional living as well. Conclusion  Did most, if not all of the traits, resonate with you? Then look no further and be a part of this sustainable lifestyle concept. Though commonly known for building communities, coliving also provides opportunities for individual development. With over 500 units located at convenient yet tranquil locations, Coliwoo is the one-stop for you to find the right co living room in Singapore. Bask in our spacious communal spaces that are sure to connect you with like-minded coliving mates. With a priority in cultivating a genuine sense of community, be assured you’ll integrate well into this home away from home!       Read More
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Post-Covid Times: Could Coliving Be Right For You?

March 10, 2021
In the past, coliving fell under the category of high-end accommodation, reserved only for the wealthier people or expatriates who could afford it. But with more affordable coliving spaces sprouting in Singapore, this lifestyle has become increasingly popular amongst the masses – and rightfully so! Unlike many other living arrangements, what makes coliving stands out is its emphasis on community building. Moreover, their flexible and short-term lease terms have attracted many young professionals looking for a temporary home that doesn’t require them to pay out the nose. In recent years, more and more people are taking steps to move into such communities. Whether it’s to grab hold of their personal freedom or simply the desire to try something new, communal living has started to become one of the viable living arrangements – even despite the pandemic! Coliving spaces have become isolated homes for students and working adults to live both safely and productively. If you’re not quite sure if coliving is truly for you, here’s an essential checklist to help you make an informed decision! 1. Comfort that comes with convenience   The outbreak of COVID19 has taken us out of our comfort zone, forcing us to change and adjust our consumption and lifestyle habits accordingly. Often times, this pushed us to constantly put our guards up and tiptoe along the lines, lest we put our health at risk. Fortunately, here in Singapore, with proper safety measures, our economy and way of life have been gradually reverting to pre-COVID. We can revel in comfort and familiarity in certain areas of our lives, all whilst safeguarding our health. Amidst these chaotic times, if you seek comfort and convenience in your living environment, coliving might be perfect for you. Living in coliving spaces means that your apartment is move-in ready. Not only are your rooms fully-furnished with all the furniture needed for a pleasant stay, you’ll also have to access to a strong and stable Internet connection. Moreover, you can enjoy weekly tidy ups as well! You’ll definitely feel at home starting on moving-in day. 2. Highly productive environment In these chaotic times, finding or creating a productive environment has become more challenging. Although it has been great to spend more time with family at home, an overcrowded living environment can pose an obstacle to productivity. If you are a working adult who has to attend various Zoom meetings daily, a noisy home environment is not ideal. Coliving accommodations easily address this concern. Coliving spaces are designed with communal living spaces curated not just for socialisation, but also productivity. Facilities such as study areas will give you the ideal environment to get some work done. Moreover, such spaces allow you to interact and brainstorm with like-minded individuals who may dabble in the same area of study. If such communal areas are not to your fancy, you can simply head over to your room for some privacy. 3. Communal Living Coliving is never complete without a few communal amenities. At Coliwoo, our communal facilities include a social kitchen, private backyard, well-equipped gym and even a yoga studio! Not only do these areas serve their respective functional purposes, but they also offer a space for residents to meet and forge new friendships. Moreover, residents can access social events, weeknight gatherings and group activities frequently facilitated by community managers. In order to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, the precautionary measures implemented by the government places heavy emphasis on social distancing and limiting of outdoor and group activities. Unfortunately, this limited mobility and lack of interaction have taken a toll on a lot of people’s mental and physical health. Fortunately, we’ve reached the stage where it’s safe to hold group activities – so long as they are within the COVID19 regulations. With access to such communal facilities and activities, you can take the first step to improve your overall health. Conclusion No longer an exclusive option, coliving has evolved to be an affordable lifestyle. If you are looking at maximising comfort, convenience and productivity amidst the pandemic – all in a communal space – coliving is the way for you. If you are looking for the right home for yourself or you and your partner, consider the different amenities and locations of coliving in Singapore. Here at Coliwoo, we offer over 566 rooms with well-equipped amenities and spacious communal spaces that accommodate cosmopolitan communities! If you wish to find out more about our coliving accommodations, or some of our COVID19 safety measures, simply drop us a message, and our team will assist in creating your best coliving experience.     Read More
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