Tag Archives: Grocery Shopping

seasons in a seemingly seasonless place

Yesterday I had to deliver some devastating news to my husband: Thai mango season has ended.  Partner loves mangoes with a passion that rivals my own passion for the fruit.  I am pretty sure, deep down inside, one of the reasons he … Continue reading

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house hunting international – part v, crazy expensive

Housing in Singapore is crazy expensive. The vast majority (about 85-95%) of Singaporeans live in HDB flats – public, residential housing developments.  HDB flats are in housing estates, which are like their own self-contained towns.  Each HDB area has its … Continue reading

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house hunting international – part iii or dreaming of gardening in singapore

I’ve not yet posted an update on our house hunting international endeavors as we are stuck in a bit of a holding patter.  Go figure – you can’t secure a place unless you can write the landlords a check.  You … Continue reading

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exploring singapore – a weekend in little india

I can’t believe that we have been here for two weeks already.  In that time we’ve been pretty busy with settling into our temporary place, finding a routine, trying to find a permanent place, and adjusting to the insanely warm … Continue reading

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house hunting international – part ii

It was a long weekend of apartment viewings, but we are a few steps closer to securing a place for us to call home for the next two years. Going into the weekend I had two top contenders from my … Continue reading

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taking on the organic scene… or lack thereof

I spent today exploring the Orchard Road, Orchard Boulevard, and Tanglin Road area.  Orchard Road is suppose to be THE place for shopping in Singapore, but I was not really up for venturing in and out of all of the … Continue reading

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