Things you don’t see/hear in Singapore & visitor from Boston, Jim’s Observations (via Expat Bostonians)

Fascinating post by Crystal that I had to reblog. I love seeing Singapore, from a different perspective.

My friend Jim recently wrote about his trip to Singapore, and he noted that he rarely if ever heard police sirens.  Which got me thinking about the things that are common in the US (or at least in my part of the US) that I just don't run into here in Singapore. I'm sure this list is FAR from comprehensive, but it would include Sirens–In the US I heard police sirens, ambulance sirens, fire truck sirens on a regular basis. Power/Phone lines–I've … Read More

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I’ll be definitely looking out for antique cars and fire hydrants the next time I get out.

And here is another very insightful post by Crystal of her friend Jim’s thoughts that he penned on Facebook after his visit to Singapore.

My friend Jim recently visited Singapore for the first time.  Here is the note he wrote up for facebook detailing his experiences. One of the fun parts of traveling is experiencing cultures that are different from your own, and Singapore was no exception.  In no particular order, here are some of the things I noticed while I was there.   In the week I was there, I think I only heard emergency vehicle sirens twice.  In Boston, I hear them nea … Read More

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2 Responses to Things you don’t see/hear in Singapore & visitor from Boston, Jim’s Observations (via Expat Bostonians)

  1. Crystal says:

    Thanks for the blog love!

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