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The flight from Singapore to Chiang Mai on Tigerair (S$89 incl taxes and AXS payment fees) was smooth and on schedule. Immigration clearance didn’t take too long, and with no checked-in luggage to collect, I was in the arrival hall … Continue reading
To Clarissa my dearest niece, may you grow and become strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and may the grace of God be on you always.
Death. A brush with it certainly puts people in a reflective mood. When someone close to us passes away, it’s not uncommon to feel regret – could we have done anything to prevent the death; could have we spent more … Continue reading
May we all have a blast in 2014!
Took a boat out on the Georges River this morning for a half-day fishing trip and managed to catch my first fish ever. It was the only one I caught for the trip but definitely better than nothing. Time to … Continue reading
You don’t need to break the bank to go diving in Maldives. Here’s an estimated cost breakdown for a short dive trip from Singapore: Return flight from Singapore to Malé – S$463 on Malaysia Airlines (full service, stopover in KL) … Continue reading
Muchachos recently opened in Singapore and describes itself as a “Mission-Style Burrito Bar”. Good Mexican/Spanish food is generally scarce and expensive in Singapore, so I decided to give this place a try, given the raving online reviews and the promise … Continue reading
I decided to participate in the 10km run primarily because it cost NSMen only $8.56 (U.P. $47.08), and I thought maybe I could get some nice freebies in the race pack. Sadly, the only thing of value inside was a … Continue reading
Did you know that you could be charged extra by your credit card company (bank) when you make a purchase (online or retail) in SGD currency from a Singapore-registered company? The distinguishing factor is where the payment is processed, and … Continue reading