My first ever print article published and it’s about one of my favourite things – street art!
I get really annoyed when I read articles about Singapore from someone who’s obviously never been here in their life. Here’s some real advice from a true blue Singaporean.
You find yourself really appreciating these things about Singapore, especially when you spend an extended period abroad.
A surprisingly reflective mood and thoughts on Singapore after a week of national mourning as the first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew passes on.
Lonely Planet named Singapore as the top country to visit in 2015 – I was invited onto BBC to share my thoughts and here’s an extended version of it!
A visit to Haw Par Villa, Singapore’s weirdest park and display of Chinese culture, heritage and virtues.
A short snippet where I think about my home country Singapore and whether I could ever call somewhere else home.
This is an article originally written for Go See Write, where its owner Michael Hodson has kindly invited me to share some of my occasional thoughts on travel from an Asian perspective on a regular sort of basis. I’m not like most travel bloggers out there, who travel or blog full-time and have the luxury of a flexible schedule. Like most other folk out there, I have a full-time job, which gives me the money to travel, but severely limits how much I can do so with a fixed number of leave days. It’s easy to get sucked into work …
One thing Singaporeans are great at? Complaining about everything – here is how you can piss one off quite royally!
Americans have their Starbucks and Europeans have their coffeehouses, but you can’t call yourself a true-blue Singaporean unless you can walk into a neighbourhood kopitiam (literally, ‘coffee shop’ in Singlish) and order a litany of drinks in a lingo that would be frankly baffling to the rest of the world. You know you’ve spent enough time in Singapore when you can identify what Kopi C Siu Dai is or what goes into a scary purple ABC juice*. (*Scroll to the bottom if you have no idea what these drinks are!) The folk from the Little Drom Store put together these …
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