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My Top 5 Most Shared Posts

I love looking at my WordPress stats.  Ok, I am addicted to checking it obsessively. One thing I like to look at is what kind of posts my readers are interested it and one indicator is the posts that they … Continue reading

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#77. Never Feeling Homesick

Whenever I read the posts of my expat blogger friends, I realize that not only do they have to contend with adapting to a new culture they also have to deal with home sickness. Because I am really close to … Continue reading

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#75. It’s Hot, But Thank Goodness it Never Goes Past 38 Degrees Celcius

I know I always complain that it’s hot, but thank goodness it have never gone past 38 degrees celsius (I could say 37 degrees but you know, global warming and all).  I believe our hottest recorded temperature was 36 degrees … Continue reading

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#74. It’s Hard to Get Really Lost

I have no sense of direction, so sometimes being in a small country has it’s advantages.  Every if you do get lost, just walk about 10 minutes and you’ll either reach an MRT station, a mall, a hotel or a … Continue reading

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#73. No Natural Disasters

We are sheltered from Tsunamis by the Island of Sumatra. We can also be thankful our country doesn’t sit on any faultlines so no earthquakes to worry about either. Our climate is constant and we don’t have Hurricanes or Tornados, … Continue reading

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#72. We Really Truly are a Melting Pot of Cultures

You can see it in our food and the unique Singaporean accent, and of course Singlish.  Some of the Indian or Chinese food you see sold in Singapore, you won’t find in India or China and I think that is … Continue reading

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#71. Siew Pao in Chinatown

Siew Pao is one of my favourite snacks that you can get in Singapore with the yummiest version sold at S’ban Siew Pao in Chinatown. Just imagine sweet savoury barbequed pork encased in the fluffiest most buttery flaky pastry and … Continue reading

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#69. The Little Red Button that Flashes on the MRT

It’s tiny little thing, but it’s useful indicator to make sure you won’t get off at the wrong stop on the MRT. Or at least it gives you some idea of how far away you are from your destination if … Continue reading

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#67. An Expanding MRT Line With Art to Gaze at

Not only are we becoming even more well connected, the newest lines have the most gorgeous art installations.  When I first saw what looks like ‘mercury droplets’ to me at Promenade station I was blown away.  The mirror effect made … Continue reading

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#66. Loads of the Sunshine Vitamin and No Winter Blues

15 minutes of sun exposure can be a good thing and that’s what we get in a tropical climate where the sun shines most of the time. The sunshine vitamin is Vitamin D. It will help reduce your risk of … Continue reading

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