First few days in Singapore September 15th 2011 Arrived! 12/9 (3 days ago)
Jetstar plane was very late - left at 3pm instead of 11am, so we didn't get here until 10.20pm local time. Apart from that it was smooth and the cabin only about 1/3 full, so a pleasant trip. Also the qantas lounge was lovely and a godsend when such a delay - very civilized.
It is 28 degrees and smoggy. The suburbs are 'aerial' ie all multi-storey a ... read more
Asia » Singapore » Bugis Village Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. It subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international ... ... read more
We are from Melbourne, Australia. Very tired of 30+ years of working 9-5 Mon-Fri and wanting to do something different and with fewer hours per day and fewer days per week. We completed TESOL certificates in 2010 and hope to do some teaching in Vietnam, but as we are planning to be as flexible as possible, we will also See What Happens. Heading to Singapore on 12 September 2011 and over to Saigon a few days later, for an indeterminate length of time.... full info