Chasing the Singapore dream: No, I plan to leave
This article first appeared in MyPaper on Sept 27
I write at the risk of getting flamed for speaking the truth: I want to settle down abroad, specifically, in Amsterdam.
But don’t get me wrong.
I love Singapore. I love how clean, safe and efficient it has become and, even in recent years, how exciting, glamorous and breathtaking – think Gardens by the Bay, the Singapore Flyer, the Esplanade, Marina Bay Sands – it is growing to be.
It is a far cry from what it was just a decade or two ago, when there were fewer options for weekend jaunts.