How the Children Are Handling Change

A big part of our wanting to experience living overseas had to do with our children. We wanted them to see the world, experience other cultures and foods, and basically just see that there is more out there than just Virginia, U.S.A. Also, Marcus and I wanted to be able to do some traveling soContinue reading “How the Children Are Handling Change”

What Should I Not Forget to Do Before Leaving for Singapore?

We have had to overcome our first hiccup. Turns out all four of us were supposed to have medical clearance before entering the country to include a tuberculosis (TB) test and bloodwork. I suspect that everyone was so focused on the Covid aspect of entering the country that the medical clearance was simply overlooked. InContinue reading “What Should I Not Forget to Do Before Leaving for Singapore?”

How To Successfully Enter Singapore During the Pandemic

Or, at least, not mess up the instructions so badly that they ask you to leave. We left Fredericksburg, Virginia, U.S.A. at 9:00 am, East Coast Time (EST). We arrived in Singapore at 7:30 am Singapore Time (SGT). Total, we traveled for 39 hours and covered over 12,000 miles. It was a long day butContinue reading “How To Successfully Enter Singapore During the Pandemic”

How To Be Betrayed During an International Move

It’s getting real. The movers have been here since 8:30 this morning, loading our goods for storage. Tomorrow, a second set of movers arrive and they will pack our remaining goods and load them for the long trip to Singapore. The next time we see them will be in February, at best. I’m not hopefulContinue reading “How To Be Betrayed During an International Move”

This One Has Very Little Information About Singapore

It should come as no surprise to anyone that I found my first, true grey hair last night. Of course, many of you are probably surprised that I hadn’t found one sooner given that I am married to Marcus as he is known for making crazy life choices that ultimately lead to stress-filled months. Also,Continue reading “This One Has Very Little Information About Singapore”

How to Enter Singapore During the Pandemic…Maybe

This is an attempt at a comprehensive list on how to enter Singapore during the Covid pandemic as I understand it and to be clear, I am not clear. Singapore has been working towards a goal of living with Covid which I greatly admire. I’m beginning to long for the days when Covid and itsContinue reading “How to Enter Singapore During the Pandemic…Maybe”

Top 10 Things To Do Before Moving to Singapore

Just kidding. This isn’t so much of a “Top 10” as it is a representation of the range of emotions you may experience while processing the idea of moving to the other side of the world. Freak the fuck out. Not really, but freak out enough that for the first two days of learning aboutContinue reading “Top 10 Things To Do Before Moving to Singapore”