Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, Philippines

NAIA has to be the worst airport I’ve ever been in and I’ll tell you why. The physical appearance of the airport itself is a joke. From my experience, the airport is the first impression a traveler gets of the place he’s going, and if Manila wants to promote the image of a modernizing, world-classContinue reading “Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, Philippines”

What is Singapore?

Prior to becoming an expat in Singapore, I’d actually never heard of the place.  That in itself isn’t really surprising though.  There are a lot of countries in the world that I’d never heard of until recently.  I suppose you could say you don’t pay much attention to something until it becomes important to you.Continue reading “What is Singapore?”

Getting Around In Singapore (Transportation)

One of the first thing a person wants to know when they move somewhere is how they’re going to get around.  Singapore’s got you covered on that one.  It has one of the best public transportation systems I’ve ever seen and there are sidewalks and walking bridges everywhere.  Here are some details: The Bus: TheContinue reading “Getting Around In Singapore (Transportation)”

Beating the Weather in Singapore

If you’re coming to Singapore, bring light clothing! Oh, and pack an umbrella! Singapore is located in the tropics.  It only takes one step outside of your house at noon to be reminded of that.  Well, sometimes you don’t even have to leave your house to figure it out.  This place is hot all theContinue reading “Beating the Weather in Singapore”