Category Archives: cars/driving

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

Posted in cars/driving, headdesk moments, money, Singapore | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Australia, Boston, cars/driving, Education, Guest POV, Housing, medical, North America, Random Stuff, Singapore, Sydney, Theater/Shows/Events, Third Culture Kids, Travel by Continent, Country, US, With Kids | 4 Comments

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

Posted in cars/driving, Singapore | 8 Comments

What do I love about SG that has NOTHING to do with my children?

I met a new friend a few days ago while Ellie was in school.  We had a wonderful conversation, and I look forward to hanging out with her again.  But she asked a question that threw me…”What do you love … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Attractions, cars/driving, customs, Expat to Expat Advice, general places, Holidays, Phuket, Pictures, politics, Random Stuff, Singapore, Thailand, Travel by Continent, Country, Uniquely Singapore | 10 Comments

Car Seats in Singapore

Americans are….rabid, I think is an accurate term, in our belief in and support for car seats.  All cars made after a certain year (199?) have LATCH, a universal restraint system made to make car seats more secure (known in … Continue reading

Posted in cars/driving, Culture Shock, Expat to Expat Advice, Singapore | 19 Comments

Renting/Leasing a car

A couple of commenters have asked me to write a little more in detail about the way leasing works here in Singapore. *******I am happy to write about my experience, but remember as this post becomes dated things may change, … Continue reading

Posted in cars/driving, money, Singapore | 13 Comments


With a young child and a baby, I have fairly limited transportation options in Singapore that don’t involve me losing my mind-buses want me to fold/take apart the stroller and the MRT is a 20 minute walk at adult pace … Continue reading

Posted in cars/driving, Singapore | 23 Comments