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  • June, 2017
  • Looking Out From Singapore

    Growing up and living in Singapore is normal to residents, but for those that grew up elsewhere, some aspects of life might seem odd. The lifestyle, the laws, and the general culture is unique and unlike most other advanced cultures.

    In Singapore we live a very special life. We are a country, and state, and a city all in one. We are a trading hub for all of Asia. We are both westernized and not westernized.



    We enjoy some amazing benefits but at the same time, some of those come with a cost. For example, many people notice how clean of a city we are when they first visit. They don’t see trash on the streets on graffiti on the brides.

    It makes your day-to-day life very nice. However, it’s not without sacrifice. We have very strict laws made and enforced by our government that help achieve this way of life.

    Like, these for example. We cannot feed pigeons in public. If we do, it’s a $500 fine. For feeding birds! And if we sell gum, we can go to jail. You can get a huge fine if you smuggle chewing gum into Singapore.

    These laws are very extreme. You can see why the overall cleanliness is higher than most other places you visit.

    Another big difference many people notice is that there are so many cultures. You can go into one food court and see food from a dozen countries and hear five different languages. In fact, most residents speak much more than one language. Spend a few hours in public and you will hear many of them.

    You will almost definitely hear English, Mandarin Chinese, Malay, and a mix of all three. We have a large amount of Arabic speakers too, and you will hear the prayer calls from the many beautiful mosques.

    To some visitors from other mixed countries, it’s not a big deal. But many visitors from less integrated places like Japan, it’s a lot to take in and can be overwhelming.

    For being a fairly small place, the amount of variety from people, to food, language, and culture is amazing. It’s a bit of a paradox, as the very strict government somehow has created and allowed a very open and accepting culture.

    Having these experiences since my youth makes me see the world a little differently than many people who did not grow up here. It’s easy for me to see the differences that more closed cultures have. It makes me see the differences that larger countries have and the problems they face due to their sizes, like the U.S.A. and China.

    Looking out from this small but amazing part of the world, exploring different cultures, lifestyles, businesses, religions, and opinions is amazing. It allows for an open mind. Let’s explore the world together.
  • Privacy Policy

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    At segway-singapore.com we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by segway-singapore.com and how we use it.

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    Segway-singapore.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that segway-singapore.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.


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    This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there.
    This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


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  • About Us

    My name is Ryan and I was born and raised in Singapore. If you've never been to Singapore, you'd be surprised how diverse it is. We're the melting pot of Asia.

    In Singapore, you will hear Mandarin Chinese, English, Malay, Indonesian, and a mix of them all in our local dialect. You can visit small businesses and eat foods from many different cultures, like American, Asian, and Middle Eastern regions.

    With that in mind, many of my friends and colleagues have grown up like myself - a person with an interest in different countries and cultures. From language and food to lifestyle and business, I want to see everything the entire world has to offer. And, that's what my site is about.

    I am looking out to everyone from my origin in Singapore.
  • Contact

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