I love reading blogs by expatriates in Singapore. They give me new insights and perspectives. They also scoop out interesting tidbits I have overlooked.
All of the guidebooks and expat guides to moving to Singapore mention a particular local custom. You “chop” (reserve) a seat at a food court or a restaurant (like the one at IKEA) by putting down a package of tissues/ umbrella/ bag/ etc. But last night I saw the most unusual “chop” I’ve seen yet–a cell phone. My first instinct was that the person had forgotten it, but no…a few minutes later the owner appeared with his tray, sat down, and pro … Read More
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