Tag Archives: Singapore

Here’s a travel tip

Never decide to visit Singapore from Batam on a holiday weekend, even if it’s a Christian holiday (Easter) and there are mostly Muslims on Batam. My 60-day period between visa runs was due to expire on April 4 (Easter Sunday) … Continue reading

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Doesn’t work? Never mind.

Today was the day for me to go to Batam Centre to get my “smart card” to allow me to breeze through immigration on my upcoming every-60-days trips to Singapore, under the rules of my new multi-entry business visa. Batam … Continue reading

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A long, but successful, day in Singapore

I had set my phone alarm for 5:45 this morning but I beat that by 45 minutes. It was a very muggy night anyway, not good for sleeping, and even the small air conditioner could not help. So why not … Continue reading

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