Posts about Singapore

Visa run to Singapore

Tuesday, 19 August 2008

My Indonesian visa is good for another two days, but I chose to make the Visa run today, by flying to Singapore and spend a couple of hours there before returning to Jakarta again. I will enter on a 30 days tourist visa this time. I am now sitting in Changi airport in Singapore with […]


Saturday, 15 March 2008
Balikpapan, Indonesia

In Jakarta I stayed one night in the usual place in Jl Jaksa (Asri Homestay), and one night in Cibubur. On Sunday morning, 24 February, I flew from Jakarta to Phnom Penh via Kuala Lumpur on two AirAsia flights. “Superman” flew in from Bangkok around the same time, but I arrived first and waited an […]

SE Asia: Tenth trip

Friday, 22 August 2003
Skedsmokorset, Norway

This was my second long period (more than one year) spent in SE Asia, this time from 5 July 2002 to 20 August 2003. In this period I stayed most of the time at the familiar Cibubur residence in East Jakarta, but also made some short trips to Batam, Bogor, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Solo, Madiun, Malang, […]

SE Asia: Seventh trip

Sunday, 5 November 2000
Skedsmokorset, Norway

My 7th trip to SE Asia was the longest one so far: I arrived in Singapore on 16 June 1999 on Kuwait Airlines via Kuwait, and left Singapore on 2 November 2000 on Pakistan Airlines, bound for Oslo, via Karachi and Islamabad (I stayed one night in Karachi, sponsed by the airline). During my seventh […]

SE Asia: Second trip

Monday, 27 January 1997
Bodø, Norway

My second trip to SE Asia lasted from 29 December 1996 to 25 January 1997. I had wanted to go on a vacation outside Europe. It had to be a warm, tropical place, especially since I was trapped in the cold and dark North-Norwegian winter (I was stationed with the military in Bodø). I considered […]