Singapore Ez-link Card Stickers

Bradley FarlessLife in Singapore, Travel2 Comments

My wife and I were looking through some of our old photos together and we happened to see these: They’re not just cards with pictures.  I know in the US you can get something like that as a sort of collectible, but these are actually stickers on top of ez-link cards from Singapore.  You see, in Singapore, they use a … Read More

Maybe Laptop Prices in Singapore Weren’t That Good After All?

Bradley FarlessDay Trips, Life in Singapore, Travel6 Comments

My aunt’s mother says that if you can’t find it at Walmart, you don’t need it, and you really could live by that.  A Super Walmart has groceries, clothes, electronics, and even car parts and it’s all sold for low, low, sometimes ridiculously low prices.  I remember when I was younger I didn’t like the idea of shopping at Walmart, … Read More

The Sake Inn

Bradley FarlessCool Stuff, Day Trips, Life in Singapore6 Comments

The Sake Inn isn’t actually an inn, though it would be a good name for one with a free sake gimmick.  The Sake Inn is a store in Singapore that sells mostly sake, but it’s also where I picked up the canned drinks I showed in a previous post.  I’ve never actually tried sake before, though I’m interested.  My wife … Read More

Samurai Car Paint Job

Bradley FarlessCool Stuff, Life in Singapore0 Comments

There was a car that was always parked near our place in Singapore that had a really cool paint job on it, consisting of the Japanese rising sun symbol and a samurai.  It’s possible that the owner of the car is Japanese.  I never met him.  It’s probably more likely that the person is just interested in Japanese culture and … Read More

Spring Kyushu Fair

Bradley FarlessCool Stuff, Day Trips, Life in Singapore0 Comments

These are pictures from the Spring Kyushu Fair held in late March to early April of this year in Singapore.  This is what I meant about being agitated about not having a Japan blog, because I should have posted them then.  This is a bit dated, but I thought it was worth sharing anyway! The fair’s banner was hanging in … Read More