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Forum: Singapore
Sep 10, 17, 1:28 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,316
Posted By JHattery

And quite a good number of smaller operators in...

And quite a good number of smaller operators in Singapore will just refuse you service if they are in the mood to do so, even if they officially accept CCs. If a taxi driver is in need of hard cash,...
Forum: Singapore
Jun 17, 17, 9:50 am
Replies: 30
Views: 6,312
Posted By JHattery

Unless you are in the very back of the bus in...

Unless you are in the very back of the bus in coach and the last to get off a large capacity plane, there's no reason you can clear immigration, retrieve checked bags, clear customs (which is...
Forum: Singapore
Jun 14, 17, 4:36 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2,251
Posted By JHattery

In my view, the only thing the MO has going for...

In my view, the only thing the MO has going for it is very easy walking distance to the Makansutra Glutton's Bay hawker centre. touristy and small, but great views and decent grub.
Forum: Singapore
Jun 1, 17, 4:58 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,280
Posted By JHattery

Mint Museum of Toys behind Raffles Hotel Get...

Mint Museum of Toys behind Raffles Hotel

Get some custom tailoring done to suit your own design aesthetic

Cheap eyewear for sale, if you already have a prescription

Check out HDB housing as...
Forum: Singapore
May 25, 17, 12:37 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,784
Posted By JHattery

There's always the Thai joint on the 3rd floor of...

There's always the Thai joint on the 3rd floor of Orchard Towers. That way, if she says no you have options to fall back on....
Forum: Asia
Apr 25, 17, 10:41 am
Replies: 28
Views: 3,168
Posted By JHattery

It all really depends on what your priorities and...

It all really depends on what your priorities and interests are - Cities? Beaches? Temples/Ruins? Nightlife? Wildlife? Wild nightlife?

In general, easy travel destinations from Singapore would...
Forum: Singapore
Apr 12, 17, 12:41 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,736
Posted By JHattery

Direct flights to any are around 2-3 hours. ...

Direct flights to any are around 2-3 hours. Getting to Siem Reap may require a connection in either BKK, HAN, or DAD. As I recall, my last visit to Siem Reap out of SIN routed TO through HAN and...
Forum: Singapore
Mar 21, 17, 2:33 pm
Forum: Singapore
Mar 20, 17, 4:30 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 6,683
Posted By JHattery

FEP has their own set hours, and the tailors tend...

FEP has their own set hours, and the tailors tend to prefer to not start until 10am, preferably 11am. They'll stay open specifically for you though, and will come to your hotel as needed. I know...
Forum: Singapore
Mar 1, 17, 12:12 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,421
Posted By JHattery

Actually, per the governments Global Investor...

Actually, per the governments Global Investor Programme, investment "starts" at $2.5M SGD.
Forum: Singapore
Feb 23, 17, 10:36 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,421
Posted By JHattery

Best look into SIN's rules and expectations for...

Best look into SIN's rules and expectations for admitting you as a Employment Passholder and potential Permanent Resident. Unlike the USA, they are picky and actually work to enforce it (nothing's...
Forum: Singapore
Feb 22, 17, 12:57 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,316
Posted By JHattery

You need both. Larger establishments,...

You need both.

Larger establishments, stores, restaurants, etc. take cards no problem. Taxi drivers will take, but make sure before you enter the taxi. There's a surcharge to use a card for a...
Forum: Singapore
Feb 21, 17, 10:54 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,421
Posted By JHattery

4-6 months in SIN is quite a long time for...

4-6 months in SIN is quite a long time for leisure and sightseeing. Might want to break it up and rotate to various SE Asian locales. Singapore, BKK, Manila, Bali come to mind. You might be able...
Forum: Singapore
Feb 21, 17, 10:50 am
Replies: 23
Views: 3,421
Posted By JHattery

You could look into serviced apartments. Fraser...

You could look into serviced apartments. Fraser operates two, at least, one in Robertson Quay and the other on Riverside. Can rent monthly, and do a visa run merely by crossing the bridge to JB or...
Forum: Singapore
Feb 20, 17, 11:47 am
Replies: 14
Views: 2,473
Posted By JHattery

The seasoning and flavor profiles used are...

The seasoning and flavor profiles used are significantly different in Singapore vs. USA KFCs. I definitely do not like the Singapore product. Ironically, the chicken wings at Old Chang Kee are...
Forum: Singapore
Jan 17, 17, 12:00 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,736
Posted By JHattery

Start in SIN for maybe 3 days, to get acclimated,...

Start in SIN for maybe 3 days, to get acclimated, eat good food (stick to hawker centres/food courts), do some sightseeing, and, if desired, start some tailored clothing purchases.

Move on to one...
Forum: Singapore
Nov 16, 16, 4:29 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,338
Posted By JHattery

SQ frequently offers deals to Krisflyer members. ...

SQ frequently offers deals to Krisflyer members. Economy r/t fares from EWR/IAH/LAX/SFO with various stops.

I'd take SQ back of the bus any day.
Forum: Singapore
Oct 27, 16, 5:03 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,717
Posted By JHattery

So long as Zombies keep to the limits on number...

So long as Zombies keep to the limits on number of cigarettes and bottles of beer/wine/booze you bring in, respect the modesty & decency of the fairer sex, and do not violate stringent drug laws,...
Forum: Singapore
Oct 27, 16, 11:43 am
Replies: 17
Views: 4,108
Posted By JHattery

SQA often runs specials from USA to various...

SQA often runs specials from USA to various destinations in Asia & Europe. In Econ, but their Econ is superior to many others Biz class.
Forum: Singapore
Sep 13, 16, 11:59 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By JHattery

I would definitely look in the "off brand" malls....

I would definitely look in the "off brand" malls. Peninsula Plaza, Far East Plaza, and the like. Even on/near Orchard Road there will be choices.

FWIW - Peninsula Plaza also has a concentration...
Aug 29, 16, 7:01 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 3,871
Posted By JHattery

The second tier SQ lounge at SIN "ain't all...

The second tier SQ lounge at SIN "ain't all that." Additionally, since it's a marvelously efficient airport, you won't really need it. I'd rather take a more leisurely time getting to the airport,...
Forum: Singapore
Aug 19, 16, 9:38 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,578
Posted By JHattery

In the USA, Spanish is often considered the...

In the USA, Spanish is often considered the "easiest" foriegn language to learn. In terms of Asian languages, many would apply the same description to Bahasa. It has nothing to do with usage or...
Forum: Singapore
Aug 14, 16, 3:02 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 3,056
Posted By JHattery

Only thing to be cautious of on the discount...

Only thing to be cautious of on the discount airlines is baggage restrictions. Upcharges for baggage may make Singapore or SilkAir competitive.
Forum: Singapore
Aug 14, 16, 2:59 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,578
Posted By JHattery

Bahasa is the APAC equivalent of Spanish, and...

Bahasa is the APAC equivalent of Spanish, and likely tied with it in being one of the easier languages to learn. Very popular among Aussies. If you learn Bahasa Indonesia, you can get by very well...
Forum: Singapore
Jun 21, 16, 3:08 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,448
Posted By JHattery

There's lots that is feasible on a 2-3 day...

There's lots that is feasible on a 2-3 day weekend trip. here's 3 I'd suggest.

Bali - doable, although visa-on-arrival is a significant pain in the a$$. Prepare to wait. You can go...
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