Cockroach and mosquito races

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.

Curry chicken

In Singapore you can eat expensive food, but you can also cook cheap. Besides Nasi Goreng (fried rice) I have another great idea here. Nearly that cheap.

Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay (Walk)

Since the foundation of Singapore in 1819, the Singapore River has been a trading centre. During colonial times, Boat Quay (in Front of CBD) became the trading centre. This is where the vessels arrived to bring their goods upstream to the warehouses at Clarke Quay. But also dozens of passenger ships crowded around an anchorage... Continue Reading →

Fort Canning Park

The mountain is 48 meters high and escalators were built so that visitors can get from the street "up" into the park. That sounds so crazy to us who came from the Alps.

Armenian Street and Peranakan museum

If you take bus 14 to NTUC Income Ctr/Bras Basah Rd, go down Victoria Street, past the Cathedral of the good Shepherd and turn right into Stamford Rd until you turn left into Armenische Straße. Here are many photo Motives.

Driving licence

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 →

Gardens by the bay

Directly behind the Marina Sands Hotel you reach Gardens by the Bay. Opening 2012 and 101 hectares large.
The large park is also suitable for jogging and is well used in the evening. It's known for its up to 50 m high Super Trees.

Culture shock – You’ll get it

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.

What can you buy where?

Foreigners from Europe often have special ideas and wishes that are not offered by the local shops. You will be happy if you find articles and shops that sell goods you know.

Marina Bay and Marina Bay Sands Hotel

Interesting things in the quarter: - The landmark of the city is the Merlion. A mixture of lion and mermaid (fish). - Singapore Flyer (Ferris Wheel) - Marina Bay Street Circuit once a year the Formula One car race takes place here. - Gardens by the Bay - Bay South Garden and Bay East Garden (Flower Dome, Cloud Forest, Supertree Grove, Heritage Garden, Dragonfly Lake). - Crystal Pavilion (Lois Vuitton). - The Helix Bridge connects the Marina Centre with Marina South.

Chinatown

Once it was an area for Chinese immigrants who hoped for a better life in Singapore. Today the area has more to offer than traditional shops. In between there are lifestyle shops and trendy bars. The Chinese make up about ¾ of the Singapore's population.

Gong Bao Ji Ding

Ingredients: 600 g chicken fillet 4 cloves of garlic 5 cm ginger 8 spring onions 4 tablespoons peanut oil 1 handful of dried chilli peppers 2 teaspoons Sichuan pepper blossoms 1,5 cups roasted peanuts (unsalted) Marinade: ½ Teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons rice wine 4 teaspoons starch 2 tablespoons water Sauce: 6... Continue Reading →

Climate

It's tropical-warm and the temperatures are around 30 ° during the day. At night the temperatures are around 25 °. And even if it sounds strange, but in the evening I need a thin jacket. That is then too cold for me 😊.

Hygiene and tap water

"Singapore is wiped and polished once a day." And that is to be taken quite literally. It is not only the drastic penalties and tight controls that have made Singapore one of the cleanest cities in the world. If not THE cleanest. The local people also have a strong interest in keeping it that way.... Continue Reading →

Mántou

Ingredients: 750 g flour Approx. 400 g warm water 1 packet dry yeast 2 tablespoons sugar Thick sweet condensed milk Preparation: In a small bowl, mix yeast and sugar with 4 tablespoons of warm water and let rest for 15 minutes. Knead the flour, the rest of the water and the yeast mixture into a... Continue Reading →

How we ended up in Singapore?

Good question. It certainly has to do with the fact that we already have Asia experience from China and Indonesia. But I think my husband's Danish company doesn't care about my experience. All they need is my husband's experience. Whatever. Since he is involved in the construction of offshore wind power and Taiwan has a... Continue Reading →

Planning and Organization

Such a journey into new adventures is exciting and thrilling. It always is, even if it only goes on holiday. More than before going on holiday, I've to plan and organise a move abroad. That takes time and lead time. I've been able to do this in just under 6 weeks, but I was many... Continue Reading →

Where to live? (with links to residential areas)

Apartments should always be viewed. The pictures on the Internet rarely correspond to reality. This is true for cheap rooms, which do not necessarily have a window, and also for higher-priced offers, whose windows, depending on the area (government), are "iced up" from the higher floors. You can't look out then.

Public Transportation with MRT Map

The subway network of Singapore is very good and understandable. Everything is clean and orderly. Left-hand traffic, of course. Go here for a bigger mag We drive a lot of with public Transport. The public transport is very cheap. In the subway stations, you can buy a kind of cheque card at the counter and... Continue Reading →

Oasia hotel (with photos)

The hotel is very clean and stylish. It has 27 floors and 314 rooms. You can't miss it, as it shines widely with its unusually red color. It is covered with plants all over. The employees are attentive and pleasant. There are some extras like Wi-Fi, a bar, a small restaurant also with cake on... Continue Reading →

Bus and Taxi

Here you'll find also a MRT Station near by.They have it here a lot. So you can walk in the shadow and when it starts raining it's also good.in a bus...Do not beat the driver! In addition to the well developed metro network, you can also take a bus or taxi in Singapore. This has... Continue Reading →

Baozi

These dumplings are popular throughout China and far beyond.  The Baozi are steamed and available in two sizes (5 cm = Xiǎobāo and 8 cm = Dàbāo ). The dough is a yeast dough. The filling can be the same as Jiǎozi, but there are also a lot other variations. Ingredients dough:750 g flourapprox. 400... Continue Reading →

Tourist Attractions

Whether you stay 3 days or 3 years in Singapore doesn't matter. Except for your feet and eyes maybe. The city attracts at really every corner with exciting, interesting, lively and colorful sights. But the most important, world-famous attractions can also be seen on a few days. As in any country, the longer you are... Continue Reading →

Smoking and drinking

Drinking Alcohol is very expensive in Singapore. A bottle of wine will easily cost you 20 SGD in a supermarket and imported beer approx. 10 SGD. Here you can find a cost-of-living index. Anyone who is caught driving a car under the influence of alcohol must expect to go to jail. In Little India, alcohol... Continue Reading →

Chicken Rice

Ingredients: Fresh chicken (organic) Salt, pepper Ginger 1 Chili Spring onions Rice Garlic Ginger Some salt Serve with chilli and/or ginger-garlic sauce. Preparation: Rub the fresh chicken neatly with salt. Then fill with coarsely chopped ginger and spring onions. Bring to the boil in cold water with a little chilli. If necessary, skim off the... Continue Reading →

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