I haven’t blogged for a while because I forgot my password. Since then, autumn has passed and winter just arrived. I had vacuum packed all my long sleeves, long pants and thicker wear when summer started, because it was possible and normal to survive in tees, shorts and capris at most. Just like… Continue reading Winter is here
I’ve been planning this post for a couple of weeks, as I wanted to write about adapting to life in Beijing. For the reader, sorry it took so long for an update. I remember going back every week to check on a Beijing Blog to see if there was any new updates, when I was… Continue reading Adapting to life here
I didn’t realise that my last post was on 1st of May. We have been out shopping, exploring, buying – basically savouring the city. Pollution was only visible for two days last week, with most of the days being blue, cool and clear. Surprisingly, Shunyi area (5th ring cluster where the majority of international… Continue reading 3 weeks in Beijing
We spent the first week in Beijing doing the administration stuff, interspersed with light sightseeing with the family. We were fortunate enough to have a driver assigned to us for the month, but we would not have his service this weekend till Tuesday because of the long Labour day holiday. I’m not sure if all… Continue reading May Day!
It’s past 24 hours after we landed, actually. We took a 930am morning flight on Air China business class and arrived some time in the late afternoon, just a couple of hours before dinner. Weather was between 10-20+ degree celsius but felt brrrrrrr….cold! The air was beautiful though, filled with dandelion heads flying around like magical… Continue reading Officially landed. First 24 hours.
Being a Singaporean is a world class luxury. We are so well taken care of here: drinking water from the tap, walking the streets any time of the day, letting our children roam free. We don’t actually realize how well taken care of we are until one decides to move out of Singapore. Then advice like,… Continue reading Prep and Pack for Beijing