Tag Archives: Holland Village

Exploring Holland Village (Part 1 of 2)

As we enter Holland Village on another super hot, blue sky day, you can see that construction of the MRT is still going on. I can’t wait for this stop on the yellow line to be ready. There is the … Continue reading

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Elitism in Singapore: Samantha of Holland Village vs The Heartlanders

A caller, Samantha, who expressed that heartlanders were not cultured and should not come to Holland Village unless they behaved better has got many people in Singapore shocked and riled up. Reeks of elitism to me. Did she realize what … Continue reading

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How Singaporeans Actually Feel About Expats in Singapore

I think I am not alone when I say that most Singaporeans have entertained the idea of migrating at some point or another and it’s our families or other circumstances that hold us back. We are annoyed with our government’s … Continue reading

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Oldest Shop at Holland Village

This shop has been here since I was in school.  There have been stories in the Newspaper that the owner is so rich that he’d rather continue with his shop than sell or rent it out, even though he’s been … Continue reading

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MRT at Holland Village

I can’t wait.  It’s just opposite Wendy’s which is great news for Wendy’s. Another thing that prompts me to blog is that one day these photos, which seem modern, may become part of our collective historical archives. All these may … Continue reading

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Guilty Pleasure of the Day – French Cafe Fare in Singapore

“Croque-Monsieur” Country rye bread toasted with Parma ham and Comté cheese, mesclun salad (I preferred the one I had at another cafe at Demsey Hill. A pity I didn’t take a picture as it was conducive with the cafe very … Continue reading

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