By email@example.com (Singapore Man of Leisure)
The world is getting smaller.
Morning I am in Chiang Mai, afternoon I would be back in Singapore.
Back at work yesterday, it felt as if I’ve not left Singapore Monday to Friday…
My first time in Chiang Mai.
I’ve always been curious why so many Westerners like to “retire” there.
Now I know – from first hand verification for myself.
5 days 4 nights is too short, but first impression is still first impression.
You know what?
I prefer Bangkok.
Its another confirmation I’m a cityboy.
And not just any city…
My favourite city outside of Singapore is Hong Kong.
Shanghai and Tokyo would come pretty close next.
Yup, I do prefer cosmopolitan cities!
Modern, crowded, and expensive.
Short term stays at laidback villages or 2nd tier cities could be interesting… You know, to relax and recalibrate.
However, if you asked me to stay for more than 1 month, then it would no longer feel like holiday… More like banishment or exile!?
Its good to know in advance.
Although I have a citizen of the world mindset, the idea of me arbitraging on the lower cost of living standards between Singapore and other cities would be pretty slim…
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