Posts about Singapore

Eventful weeks

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

The last couple of weeks have been quite eventful: 14 June. Ellen and Uno arrives in Jakarta, from Oslo and Trondheim respectively. 15 June. Fitting of clothes for the wedding. 16 June. Wedding rehearsal. Dana and Christian arrives in Jakarta from Oslo. 17 June. Walks in Kebon Raya botanical gardens, Bogor. Mass in the evening […]

Sleeping in the airport

Friday, 19 February 2010

Since my flight to Colombo departs at such a difficult hour (07:05), I decided to simply spend the last night at the airport. There are several advantages to this, for example: No need to worry about waking up on time (sometimes I don’t hear my cell phone alarm clock). Save one night’s accommodation costs. Save […]

Next stop Colombo

Wednesday, 17 February 2010

When I arrived in Singapore on Monday, I checked into Cozy Corner Guest House, at the tune of SGD 14 nightly in a dorm with AC. Fair enough. I stayed here two years ago too. I noticed the same woman in the reception as before. And since it is the year of the tiger, I […]

Third Singapore Visa Run

Saturday, 1 November 2008
Balikpapan, Indonesia

I made my third visa run to Singapore on 28 October, and here are the boring details: 28 Oct: Mandala flight Balikpapan – Jakarta. Rp 503,200. Stayed at “the place” next to Asri (which was full). They have mounted an air conditioner at “the place”, great! The room now costs Rp 90,000. 29 Oct: Lion […]

Another visa run

Monday, 13 October 2008
Balikpapan, Indonesia

Last weekend I made another Visa Run to Singapore. Here are the details: 4 Oct, 1000 hours: Air Asia flight from Balikpapan to Jakarta, Rp 758,400. Checked in at Penginapan Asri for one night, Rp 80,000. 5 Oct, 1115 hours: Lion Air flight from Jakarta to Singapore, Rp 499,000. Took the MRT from Changi Airport […]