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Singapore Expats has consolidated many useful articles from our editorial team and the Singapore Expats Forum, all of which are very informative and interesting for expatriates and any visitors.

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12 Jan 2018 - Should You Consider Relocating To Singapore From America?

There’s no denying that the USA is a spectacular country – there’s no end to entertainment, the economy is constantly thriving,...


11 Jan 2018 - Getting the Best Deal on your Taxi Ride

The cost of taking a taxi in Singapore is still widely considered to be reasonable and lower than that in other first-world countries. In spite of...


04 Jan 2018 - Savouring Singapore: 5 Elusive Singapore Food to Try

Good food, exotic cuisine and innovative gastronomic experiences aren't hard to find in food paradise Singapore, but when it comes to authentic...


28 Dec 2017 - Getting Ready for the First Day of School

It’s a bittersweet experience when we see our children put on their school uniforms for the first time and get ready to go to school. Once we...


20 Dec 2017 - Public Transportation in Singapore (Bus)

While we love the excitement and convenience of living in a major metropolis, it’s undeniable that city life comes with certain costs:...


07 Dec 2017 - Top Tips For Moving Abroad And Finding Work

Moving abroad to work is something many of us have probably considered at some point in our lives, however briefly. While a large majority of us...


05 Dec 2017 - Best 5 External Waterproofing Solutions

To reduce the cost of maintaining a warm home in the rainy months, there’s a whole range of things you can do, not least waterproofing...


24 Nov 2017 - Organising a Garage Sale

Environmental concerns are one of the most pressing issues these days, with global warming leading to a dramatic change in our planet. A small...


17 Nov 2017 - 5 Reasons To Study in Singapore

It’s a fact; Singapore is among the top education destinations in the entire world. And rightly so! With the expensive of education on the...


16 Nov 2017 - How to Make Money When You Move to Singapore

As a wealthy and emerging financial district, Singapore is well and truly putting its name on the map, and attracting many people wishing to work...


08 Nov 2017 - Air-Conditioning Services in Singapore

Towards the end of the year as the weather turns colder, many people are electing to switch off the air-conditioning, preferring to rely on their...


24 Oct 2017 - A Traditional Halloween Experience in Singapore

Halloween celebrations today retain many elements of pagan customs that people everywhere have continued to follow since the start of the...


19 Oct 2017 - Domestic and International Moving Services

Whether you're moving across the country or overseas, the responsibilities of a moving company do not change - in all cases, customers would be...


09 Oct 2017 - Cost of giving birth in Singapore as an expat

Singapore has long been one of the top destinations for expats and their families. With a robust economy, a variety of industries, a wealth of...


02 Oct 2017 - Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival

Celebrated by families across many parts of Asia on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, the mid-autumn festival will arrive on 4 October this...


25 Sep 2017 - Legends of the Mid-autumn Festival

As one of the most prominent festivals in the Chinese cultural calendar, it’s only fitting that the Mid-autumn Festival should have a tale...


19 Sep 2017 - Unusual Drinks in Singapore

When you’re slurping down a steaming bowl of your favourite laksa, with beads of sweat rolling down the sides of your face and your shirt...


13 Sep 2017 - The Most Frightening Places to Visit in Singapore

Now that Halloween is round the corner, many people may be starting to shop around for costumes and to decorate their houses with...


05 Sep 2017 - Traditions of the Hungry Ghost Festival

On 5 September 2017, the Ghost Festival (also known as Zhong Yuan Jie) will take place. The festival falls on the 15th day of the seventh lunar...


04 Sep 2017 - Getting ready for your nifty fifties: tips for healthy ageing

Taking care of yourself when you’re getting into your later working years is important. You might be coming up to retirement or you might...