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EXIT INTERVIEWS: BEST OF MALAYSIA

EXIT INTERVIEWS: BEST OF MALAYSIA

  BEN SOUTHALL 5 words/phrases that describe Malaysia: Stinking hot, welcoming, multifaceted, environmentally thoughtless and multicultural. What seems to make Malaysians happy? Food and family. What seems to make Malaysians unhappy? Commercial development in precious rural areas (e.g. Cameron Highlands). Lack of a voice on national issues […]

STREET ART: BREATHING LIFE INTO KL

STREET ART: BREATHING LIFE INTO KL

Ben and I completely fell in love with Singapore, for its vibrancy, relentless energy and mind-blowing architecture. We expected Kuala Lumpur to make a similar impression, but it turned out to be a very different city. While the people were just as lovely […]

GINNY PHANG AND HER BEST LIFE

GINNY PHANG AND HER BEST LIFE

Meeting Ginny was a wonderful, serendipitous moment. We knew two people who didn’t know each other but somehow both knew and recommended interviewing Ginny (despite the fact that Singapore is home to over 5 million people). It was meant to […]

ROOM WITH THE BEST VIEW

ROOM WITH THE BEST VIEW

  I kicked off my day with the usual ritual. Eyes shut tight; I puffed my pillow, rolled across the bed, stretched my sleepy limbs and then let out an epic unladylike yawn. As I opened my eyes to welcome […]

EXIT INTERVIEWS: BEST OF SINGAPORE

EXIT INTERVIEWS: BEST OF SINGAPORE

  BEN SOUTHALL 5 words that describe Singapore: Modern, Controlled, Eclectic, Man-made, Exciting. What seems to make Singaporeans happy? Food. What seems to make Singaporeans unhappy? The drive for money. Did you ever feel out of your comfort zone while […]