Category Archives: cars/driving

Legoland Malaysia

This week Emily and I took the five year olds to Legoland. source It’s ironic, really, that the border to Malaysia is closer to my current apartment than my favorite mall is to my in-laws house but until Monday I … Continue reading

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Siam Ah (Singapore’s answer to flappy birds)

I never got addicted to flappy birds–I’m too busy crushing candies.  However, I know the addiction was widespread, and some of you may be finding yourself in flappy birds withdrawal.  But there is a cure–or rather a new addiction just … Continue reading

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My commute

This post will be primarily of interest to non-Singaporeans.  I thought it might be fun to share some of what I see every morning on my commute to dropping the girls and Ravi off since most of my US friends/readers … Continue reading

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Thoughts on driving in Singapore, 3 years in.

People have been asking me what driving in Singapore is like since I started leasing a car three years ago.  Driving in Singapore is a lot like driving in Boston or New York City, in my opinion.  It’s aggressive, and … Continue reading

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Our brush with F1

Singapore has an annual F1 race, the Singapore Grand Prix.  I’m told it’s a unique grand prix race as it’s the only one at night.  This was the fifth annual SGGP (Singapore Grand Prix), and it has just been renewed … Continue reading

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Reverse Culture Shock

After driving on the left side of the road for the past seven or so months, I have had to focus and think hard about being on the right side of the road again.  I found myself wailing to anyone … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–A week in cell phone pictures

It’s been more of a “wordless week” than a Wordless Wednesday here at Expat Bostonians.  As our next trip home looms ever closer, I am trying to deal with a world of nonsense that comes with leaving home for almost … Continue reading

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My first Singaporean parking ticket

Dear Universe– I realize that I was struggling to find a blog post topic, but it was a bit cruel to drop one into my lap in the form of a parking ticket.  Please do not be so literal in … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends

I haven’t done one of these in a while, so I thought I’d do an odds and ends post to wrap up/update on some stuff and comment about other small things that don’t merit individual posts. ********** Rhiannon’s Surgery The … Continue reading

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Please Explain…parking coupons

Today I would like to ask my readers to help me out.  I have questions, and I know you guys have answers… I recently was in a position to need to use parking coupons (instead of my card in the … Continue reading

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