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added on 06/01/2012 by: idreamofdurian
Hi I'm Tanya, a 20something Canadian gal who traded the looong Canada winters for steamy Singapore in 2008. This is my blog about expat life in Singapore, great local food, my travels, and anything else I think is worth sharing!
 tags: culture, food, Singapore, travel

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Experience Brunei with Royal Brunei Airlines  Posted on 07/30/2012
Just in time for the Travel Carnival fair being held from August 4 - 5, 2012, at the Singapore Expo, Royal Brunei Airlines is offering four new travel packages to experience the best of Brunei.Kampong Ayer (water village) in the middle of...
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Haiku at altitude  Posted on 04/05/2012
Business class is nice.Wine and cheese at altitude.Now I'll watch Twilight.Why 'chicken or fish'?Shouldn't all airplane meals bemicrowaved Thai food?
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Singapore's best street food on CNN Go  Posted on 03/23/2012
Hooray to fellow travel Travelfish blogger. Lina Goldberg for her epic Asian street food article on CNN Go. It covers the best street eats from 10 cities including Bangkok, Taipei, Manila, Penang, and, of course, Singapore.I provided some...
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Two weeks without sweating  Posted on 03/20/2012
This is Tanya reporting to you live from Red Deer, AB, Canada. The current temperature is -11 C and the local time is 4:48 AM, which isn't bad for my first night of being maximally jetlagged and forgetting to take melatonin before I...
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Where to buy Beer Lao in Singapore  Posted on 03/17/2012
Yessir - that is my very own case of Beer Lao purchased right here in Singapore!Beer Lao by the case, now available in Singapore.Generally I'm of the opinion that most beers taste pretty much the same, but I have a soft spot for Beer...
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I'm going to North Korea!  Posted on 03/16/2012
I've been exchanging forms, passport-sized photographs, and scans of my ID for months with the travel agency that's arranging my invitation and tour of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (i.e. North Korea), but only...
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PADI'ed!  Posted on 03/12/2012
Look what came in the mail today! I’m finally a certified scuba diver! I’d planned to do it at one of those Thai islands like Koh Tao where the dive schools outnumber the stray dogs, but over the last couple years living in...
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Singapore's urban wildlife: Tarantula in my bedroom  Posted on 03/06/2012
I'm really not a "Eek! It's a spider" kind of girl, but have to admit it was creepy to find this guy Singapore Brown Tarantula hanging out in my bedroom... about 3 feet above my pillow, no less!After a quick macro photo...
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