The key to success according to Singapore cabbies

The video above is indicative of something we’ve all known for a while: taxi drivers are full of wisdom. And how could it be otherwise? They talk to a lot to different people on a daily basis, they stay up-to-date with the day’s events thanks to the radio, and they take the time to think […]

Whine and dine

For most Singaporeans, tipping is a culture that’s baffling. Restaurants here already impose a non-discretionary service charge of 10%, so there is no incentive for customers to go above and beyond the requirement. Not just me, but there is a common perception that most service staff here has no initiative, no product knowledge, and are […]