The best view

It’s a beautiful HOT day in Singapore today! The monsoon season is coming to an end so it will only get hotter from now (oh gosh…) Here is the gorgeous view I have from my desk at work. I went from having no window in Redmond to an absolutely stunning view! I find myself staring…

FOOD

Singaporeans love food and there are many local varieties of Malay, Indian and Chinese foods! Some of the new things I’ve tried so far My absolute favorite – Hainanese Chicken Rice. It looks (and sounds) pretty plain but it is super delish! You can get either the steamed version or the roasted chicken version, I…

Christmas

Merry Xmas and Happy Holidays!!! Christmas is in the air! I’ve never spent Christmas in such a hot place so mentally it is a little weird to think of Christmas time in shorts and tank tops but still drinking coffee from red Starbucks cups but there is definitely Christmas spirit everywhere! Christmas music in all…

Singapore Grand Prix

Last weekend was the Singapore Grand Prix and what makes it 1000 times cooler is the fact that it is the only Formula 1 night racing in the world! It was so exciting, not only was the whole city crowded and buzzing with excitement, it was also a major tourist attraction for many Europeans (since…

Mid-Autumn/Moon cake/Lantern festival

Today is the Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon cake festival! I’m not exactly sure why it’s called mid-Autumn festival since autumn actually begins today…. but then again I’m just an expat 🙂 The China town in Singapore was bustling with energy and there were beautiful decorations and tons of moon cakes everywhere in all different flavors….

First Impressions

Hello from Singapore! I’ve been here for about a week now and although I’m still living out of a hotel I really like it here! First impressions of the city are: Clean, Efficient, and HOT!!! The adjustment has not been very hard at all so far (minus the weather), hopefully that won’t change when I…