Travel // 3 Things to See on a Day Trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia {2018}

We were recently invited to attend a Chinese wedding up on the coast by Kuala Lumpur. So we took advantage of the situation and planned a short weekend trip away from Singapore. We have some friends that live in town too, so they hooked us up with some place to visit. There wasn't loads to …

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Tiong Bahru, Singapore

Travel // Why you need to visit Tiong Bahru, Singapore {2018}

Back when we lived in England I fell in love with a little village called Shere in the deepest Surrey Hills. I would visit every few weeks for lunch or a walk around the woodlands with the kids and always a stop at the quintessentially English sweet shop. When we landed in Singapore I was …

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Travel // 9 Things to do on a Weekend in Singapore {2018}

We've been fortunate to have lots of visitors this year. It's been such a pleasure showing people around the town we're lucky enough to call home, Singapore. What's been really interesting is watch each of these visitors carve out their own experience and view of Singapore. Each one has had a different experience, my brother …

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Travel // Weekend Escape from Singapore to Rawa Island, Malaysia {2018}

This past week we had some friends from the UK come to visit us. They've been to Singapore before about 8 years ago and wanted to go on a little adventure to break up this trip but without boarding another aeroplane. So we hatched a plan to drive up into Malaysia to one of the …

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Life // The 11 Home Truths about being an Expat in Singapore

It's almost a year since we moved to Singapore so thought it would be fun to share some of the things people normally just don't tell you before you move here. Be prepared... a glass of wine will cost the same as a bottle in most other countries. And lets not even talk about spirits. …

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Travel // Cambodia [Part Two – Where to eat in Siem Reap and a Guide to Angkor Wat Temples] {2018}

If you've read my blog post 'Cambodia, Part One - Where to stay in Siem Reap and what to do' this post shares where to eat and a guide to the temples... Where to eat in Siam Reap, Cambodia For dining out we followed the recommendations of the Singapore Expat Wives Facebook group. We ate at Malis the …

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Travel // Cambodia [Part One – Where to stay in Siem Reap and what to do] {2018}

Back in February we booked our plane tickets to fly to England in June to visit friends and family. But as time ticked by and we got close to flying we felt that we needed one more adventure under our belts. So thanks to my lovely friend Annabel, who'd recommended a long weekend in Siem …

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Travel // Things to do in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo {2018}

Just before Christmas last year we were sat booking our Christmas lunch (very lately I might add)  it was our first Christmas in Singapore and we couldn't face cooking a turkey in this heat. We had no family to celebrate with, so we decided to cycle to lunch and have one of these famous Singapore …

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