Superstitions

I love all the superstitions the Chinese have, I find them fascinating, and am even more fascinated by how much they are followed. Most of these superstitions have been passed down through the generations, and while many do blindly believe and follow, most here do not behave like nervous wrecks, jumping at every sound and … Continue reading Superstitions

Two Snakes in One Day!

Can you believe it??!! I saw TWO snakes in ONE day!! And I didn't have a heart attack!!! Well, maybe my heart was pounding a bit. Okay, I was terrified. Here's the story: I was with my Singapore BFF Jacki and I were off on one of our weekly adventures. (Jacki is a Philly girl … Continue reading Two Snakes in One Day!

Singapore Sling

Yummy! The Raffels Hotel is a must-see here in Singapore. The Long Bar is famous for the Singapore Sling, and of course Trent and I just had to have one (or two) of these. Here's some information I found on-line: "The Singapore Sling is a South-East Asian cocktail. This drink was developed sometime before 1915 … Continue reading Singapore Sling

Fogging for Mosquitos

When we first landed in Singapore, we knew that mosquitos might be a problem. I mean, it IS a tropical climate, its hot, humid, and it rains nearly every day. Perfect for mosquitos. Except that Singapore has it completely dialed in on how to handle the mosquito population. It's called "fogging". It's done in public … Continue reading Fogging for Mosquitos

Singapore Nat’l Age Group Swimming Championships … SNAGS

Swimming in Singapore has been very interesting and exciting for us.  In so many ways Singapore Swimming is similiar to USA Swimming, but then in so many ways, completely different.   Adjusting to swimming in Singapore has been a big stressor to our family, as so much of our lives revolve around swimming.    All … Continue reading Singapore Nat’l Age Group Swimming Championships … SNAGS