We started A Winsome Life in 2011 and it first began as a Singapore-based Lifestyle Blog where we share our innate thoughts and opinions on lifestyle-related topics such as Cars, Food, Travel, and Entertainment.
Over the last 7 years, we have established our online presence and have grown tremendously; all thanks to the support of the people whom we have crossed paths with. We are indeed thankful for the opportunities that have come our way and we will continue to strive even harder to share about the latest lifestyle trends, products, and services in Singapore!
Melvin is the Founder of A Winsome Life and he is extremely passionate about writing. From a humble blog that he started in 2004 where he rants about his life, Melvin started A Winsome Life together with Jacqueline in 2011 and since then, it has garnered more than 2 Million page views in total and has received more than 68,000 unique visitors till date.
With an Honours Degree in Marketing Management and a Diploma in Hotel Management, Melvin’s past working experience in the hospitality and food & beverage sector at restaurants such as ThaiExpress, New York New York, and McCafe has helped him to be very familiar with on-the-ground operations and frontline customer service. To gain working experience and exposure, Melvin worked at the Resorts World Sentosa- Universal Studios Singapore as a Sales Associate and committed to a one-year internship programme at the luxurious 5-Stars Fullerton Hotel Singapore.
He is currently working as an educator and he is serving the youth community as an Executive Member of the National Youth Achievement Award Gold Award Holders’ Alumni (NYAA GAHA).
During his free time, Melvin enjoys spending time with his loved ones and indulge in his favourite pastime of playing the guitar and drums. Melvin has also acted in a few television productions on KidsCentral (now known as Okto), Channel 5, and also appeared in the movie production, Ah Boys to Men. Not known to many, Melvin also makes an excellent Pastry and Desserts Chef.
Swim Australia™ Teacher of Babies and Toddlers
Lifesaving 123 Award
Wilderness First Aid Responder
Certified Habitudes Facilitator
Singapore Cycle Safe Trainer
OBS Challenge Course Instructor
Artificial Caving System Instructor
Powered Pleasure Craft Driving License
Advanced Certificate, Training & Assessment
Specialist Diploma, Teaching & Learning
Bachelors of Arts (Honours), Marketing Management
Diploma, Hotel Management
Lieutenant, National Cadet Corps
Executive Committee Member, NYAA GAHA
About Jacqueline Teo
People say, “A picture paints a thousand words.” and that is exactly what Jacqueline is fond and capable of. Armed with a Fujifilm XA2 and her Apple iPhone 6S, Jacqueline is the Official Photographer for A Winsome Life and she is always out hunting for good photography opportunities. Bubbling with fresh and innovative ideas, Jacqueline would work hand-in-hand with Melvin to churn out blog posts for A Winsome Life.
Jacqueline graduated with a Certificate in Building & Drafting from the Institute of Technical Education and she is currently pursuing her Diploma in Business Administration & Private Secretary. With a passion for arts, crafts, and baking; Jacqueline occasionally enrols herself in classes to widen her knowledge and perspectives.
Jacqueline’s working experience is mainly in the engineering and information technology sector. She has worked in multi-national corporations such as World Fuel Services and CA Technology and small-medium enterprises such as Monitoring Solutions Provider. An efficient, street-smart, and productive worker by nature, Jacqueline ensures that every assigned tasks are completed before the due date. Hence, it is no surprise that Jacqueline is well-liked by her superiors and peers.
Full of fresh creative ideas, Jacqueline is able to create something out of nothing and she hopes to inspire people to make do with whatever resources they have in their hands and turn those resources into useful products.