Archive for : 2013

Asia
By: June 26, 2013

Hazy Days in Singapore

I landed back in Singapore last week, and it felt like I had landed in a post-apocalyptic war zone. The air was filled with smoke, to the point that visibility was cut to no more…

Europe
By: June 20, 2013

A Run in London

About ten years ago, in an effort to defeat (or at least slow the advance of) the bulge that seemed to be spreading uncontrollably around my belly, I took up running. Initially, it was a…

Asia
By: June 8, 2013

Son of a Blog V – Local Foods Not to Miss in Singapore

My fifth Singapore mini-guide has been published by the Singapore Business Review – this time, local foods not to miss out on in Singapore. Here is the link: http://sbr.com.sg/food-beverage/commentary/eight-local-food-you-should-never-miss-out-in-Singapore Happy eating. — Previous mini-guides published by…

Europe
By: May 29, 2013

A Weekend in Amsterdam (Part II)

I recently visited Amsterdam. There, in and amongst the usual tourist attractions, I got inspired by the city’s canals. And also a glasshouse. (See my previous post: A Weekend in Amsterdam, (Part I)). That wasn’t, however,…

Europe
By: May 3, 2013

A Weekend in Amsterdam (Part I)

I just spent a long weekend in Amsterdam, a city which has many well-known “amusements” for the intrepid visitor. So you might be surprised to hear that what really got me excited were canals, and a glasshouse….

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