TWO GREEN BACKPACKS

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Singapore

You know you’re back in Thailand when..

…There’s a bin of used tissues next to the toilet. I forgot that some countries have workable plumbing so that the toilet paper can actually be flushed down the toilet! This is rare in Thailand (and Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia) where… Continue Reading →

Singaporean Toilets

This is a blog post about toilets. I will be writing about them after each country. Be prepared to be riveted beyond belief. Singapore Was pleasantly surprised. As a kid who suffered from food poisoning every time she even looked… Continue Reading →

Singapore to Malaysia

So being the cheapos that we are, we decided to take a bus from Singapore to Malaysia. Actually there were several reasons we didn’t want to take a flight from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur. 1. We want to see the… Continue Reading →

We will always have Singapore

The reason for the slightly dramatic title is that we both did not really want to leave this place. Singapore is very charming and welcoming and we felt really at home here after just two weeks. Getting around in the… Continue Reading →

Singapore Zoo

So even though we had purchased our zoo tickets the week before (bundled with our Bird Park ticket), we nearly came close to throwing away or giving away the tickets as we figured we didn’t have much time left in… Continue Reading →

Food in Singapore

Not going to lie, we’ve had some different food here. Mostly at family dinners. For big parties, celebrations, weddings, etc. there’s usually karaoke involved. During the actual dinner! Must be weirder for Lionel to experience these dinners. At least I’ve… Continue Reading →

Chilling on a rooftop

Little India in Singapore

Headed to Little India with Lionel, and my sister’s bf, Sam. My lazy sisters decided to go back to the apartment to nap after a long day of shopping (ha!). After checking out the Main Street, passing a pretty cool… Continue Reading →

Bugis market

Very packed and busy local market. Tried some of Sam’s Durian pancake – don’t like it. The weird shop owner girl just started to fold Emma’s sleeve up, then after they had purchased some tops and we walked further down… Continue Reading →

Mos burger

Finally some GL (gweilo – stands for ghost / white ghost) food! We were all pretty excited to try this Japanese burger franchise. I had the chilli wagu combo. Very tasty and a welcome change for S$10.

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