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LGBT+ Life In Singapore: A Guide For New Expats

Singapore is not necessarily known for being a big LGBT+ destination in Asia, especially compared to Thailand and Taiwan. However, the small city-state does have its own unique aspects to offer new expats.    more ...

Why Is Singapore Still Such A Great Place For Expats?

The stunning sovereign city-state of Singapore has, for the fourth year running, been voted the number one place to live, according to the HSBC Expat Explorer survey, beating New Zealand, Germany and Canada. Singapore has been actively attracting migrants with skills that can be used to help the country bloom. Some 36 percent of these expats originate from Europe, with 32 percent from the Far East and 13 percent from South and Central Asia, accor ...    more ...

Homeware Shopping In Singapore - A Guide For New Expats

What makes a home a home? If you’re moving to a new country, even temporarily, you will want to be able to make your home a haven; an oasis of calm to return to. With people's personal tastes varying so vastly, there is a good chance that one person’s idea of chic decor is your worst nightmare. Nobody wants to come home at the end of the day and be surrounded by items that they consider unsightly.    more ...

A Guide To Hiring Home Help In Singapore

Many people these days are so busy juggling work, social commitments and family life that keeping a home spick and span or having time to do the grocery shopping isn’t always possible. If you’re an expat in Singapore contemplating hiring some home help, then this is the guide for you! This article outlines the various options for home help, expected costs, tips on the hiring and interview process, your responsibilities as an employer and ever ...    more ...

Childcare Options In Singapore For Working Expats

As a parent, you naturally want what is best for your child. However, it can be hard to choose the best childcare option. Not everyone can or wants to leave their job to stay at home, or has the option to reduce their work hours. If you are considering childcare options as a working parent and expat in Singapore, then this guide is for you.    more ...

A Guide To Activities For Children In Singapore

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One of the greatest challenges of being a parent during the school holidays and weekends is looking for and arranging fun filled days and activities for you and your family.

We’ve compiled this handy expat guide to activities for children in Singapore to make this task easier for you in your new home.    more ...

An Expat Guide To Social Clubs In Singapore

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Multicultural Singapore has a wealth of international social clubs that cater to a variety of tastes.
Social clubs are a fantastic way to socialise and network, provide entertainment for the family and maintain your health and fitness and overall general wellbeing.

Choosing from the myriad of options can be a little overwhelming at times, so we have composed this guide to help you choose the best club for you.    more ...

An Expat Guide To Nightlife In Singapore

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Singapore is blessed with an abundance of brilliant locations and venues when it comes to the nightlife scene.

There’s something for everyone be it dance clubs, micro breweries, quirky hipster haunts, champagne bars, live music, lavish rooftop bars, trendy cocktail places, old favourite watering holes or interesting date night venues.    more ...

Why Expats From Around The World Love Singapore

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A report from HSBC questioned 27,000 people in 45 countries about the things they like, including salaries and experience as well as property, quality of life, and childcare.

With such a variety of opinions, Singapore dominated the survey's results, with New Zealand and Canada not far behind.    more ...

An Expat Guide To The Neighbourhoods Of Singapore

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Moving to a new and unfamiliar place can be overwhelming at the best of times, in particular when it is a large city.

We’ve put together this guide to the neighbourhoods of Singapore to help you better understand what each has to offer.

Singapore is divided into 28 districts which is based on the old district postal system. Although this system is no longer used, the districts are generally still divided and referred to as such.

You ca ...    more ...

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