Arrived early for a lengthy meander through these sprawling, vibrant gardens. Ate some breakfast, made some canine friends and took plenty of pictures. Continue reading
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Art at the Ritz-Carlton Singapore
I’m baffled as to why this was listed #2 of things to do in Singapore by TIME. Continue reading
Obamney 2012 Conclusion: 56 hours
Took me 56 hours to find out the US election results via a non-tv, non-internet source. Who spilled it? THIS guy!
Obamney 2012: Day 2: Hey, I’m out there!
Two days down. I go back and forth between who I think won the election Tuesday, but still have no idea. Continue reading
Lau Pa Sat: Now, THIS is a food court.
No guarantees on how much MSG you’re getting, but for around $4, nothing beats the variety of Singapore’s large hawker centers like this one. Continue reading
Singapore Night Safari: Bring the kids!
It’s a little pricey ($32 SGD) and touristy, but the Singapore Night Safari’s well-designed, well-planned and great for kids. Continue reading
Singapore is Boring (There, I said it.)
Singapore is safe, clean, predictable, pricey, ethnically diverse, humid, and boring. Continue reading
200th post: Looking down / Looking forward
It’s official! I’m going to Vietnam November 14th. Continue reading
Singapore: Kerry’s 2 Cents
After almost 2 years here, Kerry shares her thoughts on Singapore. Continue reading
Buying contacts in Singapore: Awesome
I’m a happy contacts-wearing camper. Easier process than in the US and cheaper than 800-contacts! Continue reading
Pulau Ubin: “Watch out for wild dogs.” (video!)
That was Rob’s advice when I told him where I was headed. Pulau Ubin proved to be the perfect, non-touristy day trip from squeaky-clean, mainland Singapore. Continue reading
Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette2
Walking through Little India, I spotted these two Hindu women walking ahead of Ryan and me. My 2nd entry for this week’s photo challenge.
Sometimes I venture downstairs to The Bank, a pub directly below Rob’s place. That’s where I met Ryan, a married American who’s been living in London for 4 years, here in SIngapore for a two weeks on bidness. Continue reading
I can see Indonesia from my house!
It was actually Tina Fey (playing Palin) who said, “I can see Russia from my house!” What Palin said – “You can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska” – while insignificant, is at least accurate. Continue reading
Little Thing I’m Glad I Brought
This tiny, handy seam-ripper is now part of my permanent packing list. Continue reading
A Little Rainy / A Lot Lazy
Random recap of my 10 days in Singapore so far. Continue reading
Weekly Photo Challenge: BIG
For this week’s “big” photo challenge I moseyed over to the Promenade (about a half-hour mosey) and visited the biggest Ferris wheel in the world. Continue reading
I love Rob’s place!
Can you spot Neko in 3 of the pics? I could live here forever. Continue reading
word of the day: Peranakan
Kerry and I went to the National Museum of Singapore where I came across the term “Peranakan”, which I don’t think I’ve seen before. My definition is “mixed-ethnicity people, found round these parts”. Continue reading
Hanging out with Kerry
Got to hang out with my Boston friend, Kerry, After 21 months here in Sing, she’s about to move back to the US with her husband and son. Continue reading