I’m from the Philippines. Despite the umbrella term “Filipino,” we are, in a way, a diverse country, and we are very far from becoming an inclusive nation. I grew up seeing fellow Filipinos encourage divisiveness against each other in terms of religion and ethnicity. For years, I was accustomed into thinking that this kind of divisiveness is too complex to fix that it has to become the norm. Meeting Singapore last year has absolutely proved me all wrong. Singapore has taught me that inclusivity in a diverse country is absolutely possible, and this is what this article is all about.Continue reading “#LearnFromTheWorld: Let culturally-diverse Singapore teach us about Inclusivity”
I love travelling multi-city. Last August 2019, on my way home to the Philippines from Japan, I dropped by Taiwan for 2 days and 1 night. This time on my way back to Japan, I decided to drop by real quick to Singapore and Thailand.
Singapore is also one of those countries that I consider for quickstops. Main reason is that, it is a small city-state, thus it only takes a short time to tour around it. I took the liberty of dropping by Singapore for 1 day and 1 night. What to do in Singapore for that short period of time? Well, read ahead!