29 Sep '14, 11am

Those who have relocated from Singapore to Jakarta would mostly likely agree with me on this

Those who have relocated from Singapore to Jakarta would mostly likely agree with me on this

When I compare how Anya and Vai grew up in Singapore and how Brie started living in Jakarta at the age of 10 months, I notice something different. Brie has SOOO much less exposure to the outdoors here in Jakarta. 1. She doesn’t walk as much as Anya and Vai did back in Singapore We could spend the whole day walking and taking the buses/trains when we’re in Singapore, while we travel mostly by car here in Jakarta. 2. She misses out on a wide variety of different activities we had when we’re in Singapore. Back in Singapore, we could watch street performances along Orchard Road. We’d watch live stage plays, even free art performances at Sentosa Island. We could go to museums and nice libraries, spend the whole day at Sentosa, and the kids could easily enjoy water plays at those nice playgrounds at the malls or parks. Anya and Vai could rollerblade/cycle by the beach, and they ...

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