All posts by Drew

Drew is the Senior Content Manager at Carousell, which basically means he gets to indulge in his love for storytelling and play with his geeky oversized keyboard all day long.

A dad’s guide to choosing baby carriers

I’ll say it straight up: I’m a big fan of babywearing. I’ve spammed the #babywearingdad hashtag on Instagram. I’ve used several of them through the years, and I’ll happily wear my 4 year-old daughter right now if she wanted me to. Why? Because it’s convenient for so many reasons: It leaves your arms free to ...

A Day in the life of an Product Engineer in Carousell

What’s a product engineer do exactly? You can sort of guess that it involves doing stuff for products, but what does that mean on a day-to-day basis? We asked Amelia to guide us through a day in her life at Carousell. 10:00am – Getting into work, reviewing code I usually get to work around this ...

Sending goodwill to Nepal in the form of a Soccer Ball

Kenneth could not have guessed that Carouselling a soccer ball could lead to a charitable act and advice for an unrelated hobby.

One Carousell is one giant group hug

People that chat together and eat together will most likely end up working better together.

5 ways to live out your childhood superhero fantasies

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 comes out today, and it got me thinking of superheroes. One of the things that really stuck with me from Guardians is the way Star-Lord’s character was just a regular kid who got whisked away by aliens and was turned into a superhero. Now as a kid, did you ...

10 rebooted toy franchises

These days, it seems everything is a reboot. Movies, TV shows, songs, and even toys. Sometimes, the reboot is great and makes the toys that much cooler, but sometimes, you kinda wish they just left the classics alone. With the new Power Rangers movie coming out and triggering a trip down memory lane, some of ...

Earth Hour: 5 ideas for some fun in the dark

Earth Hour is happening at 8:30pm this Saturday, 25 March 2017, and we’re really looking forward to it! It’s a great excuse to get your friends together and plan some fun (and wholesome) activities in the dark. If you don’t have any plans already, here are some ideas to get you psyched about Earth Hour. ...

The best $10 I ever spent on Carousell

A lot of old stuff that we think are useless usually turns out to be useful to others for a variety of reasons that we would never think of.

Top 5 tips for buying a second hand car

“One thing people never ought to be when they’re buyin’ used cars, and that’s in a hurry.” – California Charlie, Psycho That quote came from Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1960 movie Psycho, and there’s a lot of truth in it. But that was over 50 years ago and life has gotten a lot more fast-paced since the ...

3 Easy Recipes for DIY Slime without Borax

While going through the Carousell marketplace lately, we’ve been seeing a lot of interest in slime. That’s right, slime. The goopy, sticky stuff that looks like it came out of a radioactive barrel and will turn pet amphibians into anthropomorphic crime-fighting ninjas.  To find out more about this sticky trend, we turned to our Singapore/Malaysia ...