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chaithra

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2011-10-06

About
I came to Singapore after marriage and discovered writing during my initial free days. Now writing has become a way of life and my blog talks about our life in singapore.

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1. Life as we know it by Chaithra and Naveen

This blog is about us , a young couple living an expat life in singapore . We write about our travelling and our experiences of living in Singapore .

Tags: food, photgraphy, expat life

Latest Blog Posts

  • The Deepavali stalls , shopping and much more in Little India
    on Oct 19, 2011 in Little India Shopping Festivals
    I never blogged about Little India although that should have been the first post given the popularity of this place among Indians . I actually wanted to write in detail about this place but I never got the time to do so . We end up going to Little In...
  • Deepavali stalls , shopping and much more in Little India
    on Oct 19, 2011 in Little India Shopping Festivals
    I never blogged about Little India although that should have been the first post given the popularity of this place among Indians . I actually wanted to write in detail about this place but I never got the time to do so . We end up going to Little In...
  • Deepavali , the celebration of lights
    on Oct 17, 2011 in holidays Festivals
    Deepavali ,also known as festival of lights is the biggest festival for hindus and is celebrated with equal enthusiasm throughout India. According to Hindu mythology Ramayana , the people of ayodya celebrated the return of their king Ram and Sita fro...
  • Following Singapore norms - the eating out culture
    on Oct 15, 2011 in hawker center Food eating out
    We have been eating out a lot lately , it's not just during weekends but also weekdays . Now some people might wonder what's so great about that - isn't it common for a young couple like us to dine out frequently ?There's is difference , back home ea...
  • Singapore Street Food (pau and carrot cake)We are in Singapore and if I don't blog about food it's a shame so here it is . I have decided to start a series on our own take of Singapore culinary adventure . As in when we come across something new we will put it here but I am aware that bei...
  • Things I bet you din't know were illegal in Singapore..
    on Oct 6, 2011 in Singapore titbits
    Singapore is a democratic country but coming from the largest democratic nations of world - India , I don't find this place being democratic .There is only one party PAP ( people 's action party ) that's been ruling for ages . There are oppositions p...
  • Skypark @ Marina Bay Sands
    on Oct 6, 2011 in Places in Singapore
    If you come to Singapore then you must visit this man made wonder named Marina Bay sands which is right at the heart of Marina Bay. Marina Bay sands is an integrated resort which consists of casinos,shopping malls , restaurants , hotels , infinity p...
  • What exactly is a mooncake ??
    on Sep 30, 2011 in Festivals
    Mooncake sounds like an exotic name given to a sweet made of dough , lotus seed paste and egg yolk . It's made only during mid-autumn festival and the shops are filled with all shapes , color and sizes of mooncakes. The way we exchange different...
  • Mid Autumn festival
    on Sep 30, 2011 in Festivals
    It's a popular harvest festival celebrated by Chinese and Vietnamese .People get together , exchange gifts and celebrate the festival with family . The most prominent thing that stands out during this festival is lantern and mooncakes .I don't kno...
  • How to design a blog ?
    on Sep 29, 2011 in Blogger Tips
    When I first started my blog I spent almost a week designing and redesigning this blog. And its daunting specially when you have so many templates ,colors and fonts to choose from. Its never ending ,everyday I used to zero in on a different layout a...
  • Festival procession at our doorstep
    on Sep 29, 2011
    This month is going to be all about festivals.This post is unexpected though. As we were getting ready to have our dinner today Naveen called me downstairs to show some procession being held .My wild guess would be this an extension of the...
  • Sign capital of the world
    on Sep 27, 2011 in Singapore titbits
    You may ignore most of them but there is no escaping these ever so prominent signs in Singapore . This place should be called sign capital of the world, I have already given this privilege to Singapore !!When I first thought about this article I deci...
  • It's raining flowers
    on Sep 14, 2011
    Literally , when I was walking out of office today I saw so many flowers scattered on the pavement . It's a rare sight , firstly because Singapore being clean freak this flowers would have been removed off immediately and secondly according to quick...
  • Are the ghost hungry ?? Sure they are it's hungry ghost festival
    on Sep 14, 2011 in Festivals
    Second half of the year is a festive season in almost any part of world . There was hari raya , ganesh chaturthi ,next is mid autumn festival , Diwali and Christmas . Although this post is late , hungry ghost festival ended in august but still better...
  • Singapore Zoo at last :)
    on Sep 10, 2011 in Places in Singapore
    It's been one year since I came here and till now we have never been to the zoo - the top tourist destination in Singapore although Naveen had gone once .So we finally decided to go this tuesday, we had a long weekend with Monday being election day a...
  • The 2 dollar shop - DaisoYes you heard it right everything in this shop is 2 dollars . And the best part is it's huge and there are many different things that you will never go empty handed once you enter this shop . I will miss such shops back home . We do have a one dolla...
  • Blogger Tip 3- Post comment stopped working . Help!!!!!!
    on Aug 22, 2011 in Blogger Tips
    I shouldn't be actually freaking out it's not like I get comments left and right . Then one of my friends too confirmed that she indeed could not post any comments. Well it was working fine few days back .Suddenly this feature stopped to respond,it...
  • Cats cats everywhere !!!!
    on Aug 17, 2011 in Singapore titbits
    Surprisingly there are no stray dogs in Singapore but when it comes to cat they are everywhere . They can be sometimes found in group or alone and you get intimidated by them because they are so comfortable in their space and around humans . I don'...
  • How to find a home in Singapore
    on Aug 16, 2011 in Singapore titbits
    The most important thing to keep in mind before starting your house search is the kind of house you want and of course your budget . Naveen found a house in just three days before departing to India for our marriage so we decided to share our experie...
  • The Rush Hour
    on Aug 1, 2011 in Singapore titbits
    Fancy tittle !!!No matter how developed a country is , the problem of transportation at peak hour is there everywhere .Thank goodness I don't travel in MRT anymore or else at certain junctions the crowd is overflowing during peak hours both in morn...
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