During extreme situations people often react even more extreme. Irrational and panicky in most cases. This is also the case during the SARS period and more recently during the coronavirus period.People stop thinking in some situations and only react in panic. This leads to hamster purchase, which are neither necessary nor sensible. Or even worse,... Continue Reading →
A soup is not only good for warming up on cold winter days. Clear beef, vegetable or poultry bouillons bring a lot of vitamins and minerals with them. Just the right thing if you've got a bad stomach or are fighting a cold. Not to underestimate the amount of liquid. In other words, a meal that makes sense especially in hot countries. It is practically an electrolyte solution free of charge. Finally, I would like to mention that it is an extremely cheap meal.
Food poisoning is contagious! There's no way to say beyond a shadow of a doubt: "This can't happen to me" Not even if you cook everything yourself and only buy organic food. You are also dependent on the personal hygiene of all employees who handle your food. And not only that. Especially in warm countries, maintaining the cold chain is not always taken so seriously. And there are several other possibilities…
Comparison of general costs between Singapore, Germany and Denmark. I compare also the prices of different markets in Singapore. Then it’s easy to see, the shopping place plays a significant role. Comparison of food from different supermarkets:
If you're looking for fresh eggs in Singapore (in any shop), you'll probably read the best advertising slogans on the packaging first. There's nothing here that doesn't exist - at least that's what it seems. Eggs with Omega 3 and eggs with Omega 6 (really now?), eggs with Vitamin D, low cholesterol, with Selenium, Pasteurized, Carrot Eggs, Corn and Soya Eggs or First Born Eggs…
I don't know if it's my husband's German culture, but no matter where and how long we've been somewhere, there always has to be something repair or optimized. Even in a service apartment… But where can you find a DIY Hardware store in Singapore and is this also called a DIY store here?
Until 1961 there were houses in Chinatown in Sago Lane 硕莪街 for the dying relatives. This had less to do with the cramped conditions of the more generational families than with the fact that people were afraid of ghosts...
Don't look away! Then the problem becomes really bad. Why this disgusting contribution? Because I think that on the one hand it serves the health to know dangers and on the other hand, because less and less people know what to do to protect themselves. Or how you can get rid of them.
I read and hear often that there are hardly any houses left in the former colonial style. I don't know in which city such people walked around, it wasn't Singapore ;-).
The word "lah" is appended everywhere and means nothing at all. It is similar to the word "gell" in German. "Aiyoh" is used as an exclamation when you are astonished about something negative. "Siao" simply means crazy. "Wah lau eh" is an exclamation when you can't believe something or are shocked.
Laws in Singapore are strict. There is also a point System (12 pt). Only a few offences are enough and you're a pedestrian. If you still want to drive a vehicle, you must have a valid driving licence. Rules for Foreigners in Singapore:Those who do not stay longer than six months in Singapore can drive with... Continue Reading →
Living in Singapore can be expensive, cheap or a mixture of both. This has to do with quality, but also with where and what you buy.
A culture shock is not a weak emotion that affects only a few people. It is a reaction to the foreign environment. Very few people are spared it. The shock sometimes occurs immediately, after a few weeks or months. Who knows about it and expects it, gets over the mood low faster.