Tag Archives: cost of living

DIY: Cost of Washing Your Vehicle or Car at the HDB

Saw this inside the lift at Toa Payoh Rise when we visited Creamier for ice cream. My partner told me that this is much cheaper than going to a car wash which can cost at least S$10-12. But he said … Continue reading

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HDB Properties in Singapore: What Happens After the 99 Year Lease is Up?

I have always wondered about what happens when you HDB lease is up, and here’s a detailed write-up about it by Alvin on a blog all about Tiong Bahru Estate. It made me wonder what would prompt young people to … Continue reading

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I am Singaporean because I love going to Malaysia

I think most Singaporeans should be thankful that Malaysia still welcomes us and that it’s so easy to get there. It’s no secret that we go there for cheaper petrol, food, groceries and even medicine. And we can relieve our … Continue reading

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NY Times: 36 Hours in Singapore

Interesting Read at the New York Times Travel Section. JUDGING from the number of cranes that dot the city’s skyline, Singapore is booming. In the last few years, casinos and hotels have sprung up; museums and galleries in former colonial … Continue reading

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Uniquely Singapore: Homes

Little boxes in the air that most young people can’t afford. Living in super close proximity with not much privacy. These condo units go for at least a million. That’s the cost of a little more space and privacy. More … Continue reading

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Impressed by Vincent Wijeysingha’s Compassion and Intelligence

I am not a political blogger, but I just had to post this video of the recent political debate between parties, as I was so very impressed by Vincent, who is a social worker by profession. Didn’t catch the televised … Continue reading

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Precious Little Bit of Green

A small government apartment that only has a lease of 99 years or less, is so extremely expensive. Unless you’re born with a silver spoon, you need to go into debt for life to own one.  Imagine – you can’t … Continue reading

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