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Anja, Singapore

Friday February 28, 2014 (06:51:53)
Anja, Singapore
Singapore

Who are you?

My name is Anja aka CurlyTraveller. I am a fifty-something woman from the Netherlands, and my blog has articles and lots of pictures about my travels and explorations in Asia, about art, mixed with snippets of my personal life and thoughts. Am crazy about cats and dogs, sketching and the Argentine Tango. Drawn to quirky places and people and to kitsch stuff.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I basically follow my husband around wherever his job brings him. Since 2009 that is Singapore.    more ...


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Trinayan Baruah, Singapore

Sunday July 07, 2013 (19:25:00)

Singapore

Who are you?

My name is Trinayan Baruah and I am 22 years old. I am currently living in New Delhi. I have just finished my Bachelor of Technology degree from a prestigious institute known as Vellore Institute of Technology in India. The area in which I did my graduation is Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Chemical Process Engineering. My mother tongue is Hindi and my native is in a state known as Assam in India. I also have a keen interest in the field of music and I will be moving abroad to pursue a career in music soon. Currently I have been recruited by IBM in campus job placements and I am planning to join work within a month.    more ...


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Elske Swets, Singapore

Sunday July 07, 2013 (02:04:09)
Elske Swets
Singapore

Who are you?


My name is Elske Swets. I am 30 years old, happily married and mother of a three-month-old daughter. I was born and raised in the north of The Netherlands and also studied there. I have a Master’s degree in Dutch Language and Literature from the Rijks Universiteit Groningen. After our studies my husband and I moved to Amsterdam, a great city, where we stayed until we decided to move to Singapore three years ago. After working as a marketing and communications manager for a couple of years, I am now a freelance marketing and communications consultant, working for both Dutch and Singaporean clients in various industries.    more ...


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Stuart, Singapore

Saturday July 06, 2013 (03:29:55)
Stuart
Singapore

Who are you?

My name is Stuart and I'm from Scotland, in the United Kingdom. I grew up on the west coast in a town called Troon and studied Marketing at the University of Strathclyde. I've been working in the financial services industry for the last six years on various different technology projects.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved from Scotland to Singapore in April 2013 after having worked in Edinburgh for the previous three years.    more ...


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Poppy Mason-Watts, Singapore

Wednesday February 06, 2013 (14:07:09)
Poppy Mason-Watts
Singapore

Who are you?

I'm Poppy, a London PR girl, travel junkie, who has picked up and moved to Singapore. I also write the blog A Brit in Singapore all about my adventures and disasters living in Singapore.


Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Singapore about nine months ago. My partner moved over before me and on visiting him, I fell so in love with the city that I decided to up and leave London and join him.    more ...


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Pallavi Puri, Singapore

Monday January 21, 2013 (07:16:56)
Pallavi Puri
Singapore

Who are you?

My name is Pallavi and I am an Indian expatriate living in Singapore. After working/touring the world with British Airways for four years, I finally touched down on this sunny little island in 2011 and since then it has become my second home.

Currently I work in corporate sales and during my free time I blog about my experiences of expat life in at Diary of an Indian Expat in Singapore.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Singapore in early 2011 to join my husband who was given a job offer here.    more ...


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Kristina Doss, Singapore

Sunday January 20, 2013 (05:47:22)
Photo by Camille O. Martin-Jones
Singapore

Who are you?

Hello! My name is Kristina. I’m an American married to a southern gentleman named Clayton. Together, we have a beautiful daughter and another bundle of joy on the way.

Since my husband is in the U.S. Navy, we are on a path in life that will involve a lot of moving. And that is okay with me, because I love to travel and explore new places! So far, we’ve lived in Virginia and California. Now, we call Singapore home.

Inspired by my passion for writing and journalism experience, I decided to chronicle our life moving, living and traveling around the world at the blog My Traveling Troop. Feel free to swing by and explore the world with us!    more ...


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Niki, Singapore

Friday January 18, 2013 (07:14:58)
Niki
Singapore

Who are you?

I am a wife of 18 years and mother of three teenage boys, who range in age from 13 to nearly 17. I’m a U.S. citizen, but after marrying my Canadian husband, we lived in Montreal, Quebec for 17 years. My husband has been working in importing for nearly his whole career and the possibility of moving overseas has been something we’ve discussed off and on for years. In early 2010, the opportunity to move to Asia arose, and after a look-see trip and much discussion, we decided to move our family to Singapore. We arrived here in July of 2011.

I'm also a blogger and write a blog called Brave, or just crazy? where I discuss my life as an expat.    more ...


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Janine Clements, Singapore

Thursday January 17, 2013 (08:19:27)
Janine Clements
Singapore

Who are you?

Janine Clements, freelance writer, expat mum and travel junkie from the UK. I also write the blog 21st Century Mummy, which is all about the life, loves and lessons of a british expat mum living in Singapore.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I moved to Singapore 2 years ago from London as my husband found a new job. I was desperate to leave the UK and managed to persuade him to consider moving abroad. I was fed up with the weather, the state of the economy and the high crime rate. Every time I turned on the news, there was a shooting or stabbing being reported. It was depressing.    more ...


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Jennifer Gargiulo, Singapore

Wednesday January 16, 2013 (20:11:51)
Jennifer and kids
Singapore

Who are you?

I'm a writer, university lecturer, and a mom. Spent childhood in Verona, studied philosophy at Vassar and got a PhD after my first son was born. I now live in Singapore with my husband Michele and two children Alexander and Eliot. I also write a blog called Diary of An Expat in Singapore.

Where, when and why did you move abroad?

I first moved abroad (to Dublin) because of my husband's job. I was working as a producer for RAI television in Milan at the time but the commute was too long (especially when a few years later we had to move to Sydney). From there, it was Singapore - about 6 years ago.    more ...