There are only two reasons why you are reading this right now. Perhaps, like many others here in Singapore, you have been recently subjected through yet another ninja-style blood feast by sandflies during your afternoon trip to, say, Coney Island? Or, you are here because you read our article that explained the widespread confusion between … Continue reading Don’t let sandflies ruin your next outdoor activity!
We all talk about sandflies. Those seemingly invisible blood suckers that roam the sandy shores of Singapore, from East Coast Park to Coney Island and Chek Jawa. Their presence is unknown until they deliver painful bites and then they disappear into thin air, leaving behind those red bumps that last very long and itch endlessly. … Continue reading What is a sandfly in Singapore, really? The final low-down.
(This article is the full version of the summary published in Shell Outpost The Hague newsletter July-August 2017) Summer is here. School break is coming. Travel plans roll in. But make sure bedbugs don’t hitchhike your trip. Here are helpful pointers you need to protect your home from these unwanted souvenirs. 1. What are bedbugs? … Continue reading Bedbugs Prevention: Your Outpost Guide