Tag: Singapore

Tinder While Travelling

Tinder While Travelling

It was the morning of my departure. T-minus 4hrs and counting. My mood was anxious, my mood was foreign. I strained for indifference. Ubering to the airport, the driver asked: “International eh, headed far?”, “Nah mate. Just Singapore”. Good boy, play it down, lest he mock your enthusiasm – so worldly are the men who …

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September Summary

September Summary

In September I shat like a Cossack, but more on that later… It’s been a breathless month. After a slow start I’ve covered some ground – from Indo to Malaysia through Singapore. Next stop Thailand. Leaving Australia, I headed to Singapore. After a quick hit and run I headed for Sumatra – getting scammed in …

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Sentosa Island – Gold for Fools

Sentosa Island – Gold for Fools

I have two words for Sentosa Island: fools, and gold. I just got back to Singapore after 20hrs of travel – to find my hostel won’t check me in ‘til mid-afternoon. Hmmm…I checked trip advisor. Not many options for an unwashed insomniac. Then I thought: ‘Hey, I’ll get out of the city and head to …

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24hrs in Singapore

24hrs in Singapore

They say your first impression is also your last. And, like a sweaty handshake, Singapore will not be forgotten. I’m a good judge of character, and I like what I see. The city is clean and safe, and it feels so young – a term which, in other places, can mean a lack character. But …

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