Valuing the Things You Own

In Singapore, space is a commodity all of its own. You might think that back home in the United States space was a precious commodity, and it certainly is, but it’s nothing like it is here! Most Asian countries that I have been to, at least Asian countries who are near enough to be Island-States, do everything that they can to limit the amount of space that they use on a day to day basis. So it’s no wonder that a place like Store Friendly has such an amazing premium on storage space compared to the storage units in the United States. When I set about moving to Singapore, I had an idea of what I needed to take and what I should probably leave behind if I wanted to be able to live comfortably in an apartment in Singapore. Even if I got one of their executive condos, I knew that I was going to have to limit the amount of stuff that I carried with me.

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The Best Salon I Have Found

I have always loved looking at hair styles. When I was a young girl, I would watch my mom get her hair done by the neighbor, who was a professional stylist. As I got older, I knew that I wanted to have a professional always do my hair too, because hair is one of the first things that people notice about other people. I ended up moving to Singapore after graduating from university. One of the first things I did here after getting settled was look for a great salon. I wasn’t due for a cut yet, but I knew that it could take me a while to find the perfect salon, so I wanted to give myself enough time.

I actually didn’t need as much time as I thought it would take though. I did a search for top hair salons in my district, and Team Salon was the first result. Continue reading