Some people enjoy driving with the roof down to feel fresh air against their faces and get a sun tan while on the move. Unfortunately, our humidity levels sometimes makes the top-down cool image totally 'un-glam' as they can create sweaty faces and armpits. Our unpredictable tropical climate can also get you drenched at the wheel during a sudden downpour.
I remember my first convertible experience in Singapore. I was in the Volkswagen Beetle and I was lapping up the attention at a stop light from having the roof down and feeling the breeze on my cheeks. You could say that the tiniest of smirks was forming at the end of my mouth — then the most humiliating thing happened.
A bird released its day's worth of digested food onto my newly-washed hair. Some slimy green and white substance flowed down the right of my face after exploding on the top of my head. The driver in the lorry next to me could barely contain his laughter and I wished the earth would just swallow me up. My best friendRead More »from Review: Mazda MX-5