Some nations eat sushi, some nations eat fish and chips and some nations eat…pig intestines. In Singapore, pig intestines are considered a very common dish and can be found everywhere. Some food blogs have described this as the grossest dish around and wouldn’t dare to even try it.
In Singapore, nothing is wasted and if the intestines have to be eaten, so they shall be. It’s less popular on the streets than it was years ago, however, this crazy dish is still considered traditional.
Working 9 to 5
If you happen to think of changing jobs and becoming a Singaporean taxi driver, remember it doesn't pay that much and you will have to get a second job to make ends meet.
This taxi driver (besides being a taxi driver), is checking out the stocks. This is apparently very common to see in Singapore, and not an odd thing. We have to say, we admire this driver for being able to concentrate on the graphs, and not crashing into the car in front.
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Wearing a surgical mask won't help you here. Singapore is one of the most polluted countries in the world. The quality of air is so bad, that sometimes you can barely see the horizon.
Winter days can get extremely bad, so postpone your trip. We wouldn't recommend summer days either as the humidity level are over 90%. So, winter is smoggy and summer is wet. That leaves you with spring and fall for your next visit.
Leave Coolness for Day Time
If you want to be cool in Singapore you can only do it during the day. It's not a recommendation, it's not a suggestion, it's the law. You are forbidden from wearing sunglasses during dark hours in Singapore. Why? We have no idea.
When we first thought of it, we assume it got to do with security reasons, wanting people's faces to be clear and visible, which we understand. But then, we dug deeper into this and realized that the regulation has got nothing t do with security. It's simply because you're not allowed to act cool. At night. In Singapore. Why? We have no idea.
A Bit of Censorship Has Never Hurt Anyone
There is one thing deleting inappropriate information or images that are against someone's policy, but if you're going to delete it on one source, should you delete it everywhere? When a magazine or newspaper publishes something that doesn't comply with the censorship rules, it's usually deleted.
In Singapore, it is common to add details as to where the deleted information can be found. We don't get the point.