"Aloofness" Singapore Local Custom Tip by hzz

Singapore Local Customs: 232 reviews and 163 photos

This is something I have noticed that visitors to Singapore may construe as aloofness, that locals (ahem, that's me and the rest of us here) tend to avoid eye contact and seem unfriendly in general.

Although we are relatively modern and western in outlook, Singapore is still very conservative at its core. Don't be afraid to strike up a conversation though, because most of us would love to help but are just too reserved to initiate a conversation.

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  • Written Sep 8, 2005
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