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List: Tips for Future UCEAPers

It’s over. I am writing this blog post from a hotel room in Malaysia, having spent the previous week in China and the week before that in the trenches of finals. I’ll catch up on blog posts during my winter … Continue reading

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Picturebook/Long Read: Meals in Singapore

Picturebook AND Long Read, because I’m a pedantic writer and I hate you all[1]. Okay, quick updates with my personal lifegoings: – I have free time. A stupid amount of free time, because it’s the break week before finals (Reading … Continue reading

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List: On Dietary Restrictions at Canteens and Food Courts

In analyzing the food culture of any place, one must also consider how those with minority diets are treated. Is Singapore halal-friendly, vegan-friendly, celiac-friendly, etc.? Would my friend–let’s call him Robot since I didn’t ask for permission to include his … Continue reading

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Long Read: The Diversity of Singapore

If someone were to ask me what my single favorite element of Singapore was, I’d probably tell them of the immense diversity the city-state has: in its food (most of it is Peranakan, aka Chinese x Malaysian, but most kopitiams[1] … Continue reading

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Picturebook: S’porean Snacks

I haven’t dedicated a blog post to local food yet; how strange. This covers dry snacks and junk food you probably wouldn’t find outside of Singapore, even though there’re also western snacks like Ritz crackers, Oreos, etc. available (see my … Continue reading

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Picturebook: ราชอาณาจักรไทย

Apologies for the lack of posts lately; just went through midterms, flight booking for later travels, and group project miscellany–anyways, I’ll make it up this week! That’s ‘Thailand’ in the post title there. I may or may not wanted to … Continue reading

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Long Read: Income Inequality in Singapore

Introduction For people who’ve read my other blog posts, this one might taste a bit dry, but I’ve mentioned Singapore’s high income inequality in a previous post, and it’s about time I address it (let alone wealth inequality, which is an … Continue reading

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