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Relocating, Moving to Singapore


31 Aug 2022 - The Biggest Challenges Expats Face in Singapore

Despite being one of the world’s most expensive cities to live in, Singapore remains popular with expats. Why? Its central location in...


21 Jul 2022 - Quick Guide on Sending Money to Singapore

Nowadays, transferring money from one side of the world to another is not a difficult task. In Singapore, there is a constant flow of capital from...


25 Apr 2022 - 5 Reasons To Book A Private Jet Charter For Business Travel

If you’re the kind of person who travels by air for business matters, you might be aware that flying in a commercial aircraft can be...


24 Jun 2021 - Relocating to Singapore

Relocating to Singapore is a route many Westerners have taken in recent years, and for good reason. The city offers a remarkably high standard of...


31 Mar 2021 - Which country has the strictest visa requirements?

Although it is relatively easy to visit Singapore for tourism, this is not the case for a number of high-profile destinations across the world....


19 Feb 2021 - Personalised Employment Pass vs Singapore Employment Pass 2021

The Singapore Employment Pass (EP) is a work visa that allows foreign professionals with an opportunity to work in Singapore in certain...


11 Feb 2021 - Guide to Singapore's Visas for Travelers to the Lion City

So, you’ve finally decided to take the jump and visit Singapore. You buy your flight tickets, book your hotel, and start searching for...


21 Jan 2021 - Obtaining Permanent Residency (PR) in Singapore during COVID-19

Since the beginning of Covid-19, the Singapore government’s resources have been exerted to contain the spread in the community. This has...


06 Jan 2020 - Relocation Tips

Tips for Relocating to a New Place  Whether you are considering moving to improve the quality of your life or to enhance your job...


17 Dec 2019 - Best Student Travel Guide

Many students around the world would like to travel but can’t due to financial constraints. It is true, traveling costs can add up and become...


10 Dec 2019 - How to Send Money to Your Bank Account in Australia From Singapore

Sending payments overseas can be a bit of a challenge if you’re not familiar with the process. Before, transferring money can take up a lot...


26 Oct 2019 - Settling in to Singaporean culture and lifestyle

Home to the beautiful Gardens by the Bay, otherworldly skyscrapers, and a culture that is as immersive and vibrant as its scenery, Singapore is a...


21 Oct 2019 - Moving your pet to Singapore

Singapore is very strict on pet importation. There are multiple things that you need to consider before enrolling on this journey with your furry...


14 Oct 2019 - The Best Industries to Find Work in as an Expat in Singapore

The beauty of living and working in Singapore is that there are plenty of exciting industries to choose from. It’s what has helped the...


12 Oct 2019 - Singapore Travel Guide: Things you Need to Know

Do you plan to visit Singapore? You are in the best place where you will know everything you need so you can enjoy as you are dreaming. Withlocals...


29 Jul 2019 - 6 Must-haves for first-time expats

When you’re moving abroad for the first time, there’s an awful lot to think about. From organising accommodation to figuring out tax and visa...


28 Nov 2018 - Tips for Moving Your Family to Singapore

Singapore is a beautiful and unique country where your family will be lucky to live and create memories together. However, if you are relocating...


16 Nov 2018 - Tips For Workers Moving To Singapore

Moving away in another country comes with considerable risk. But you can minimize those risks by further educating yourself about the country and...


09 Nov 2018 - Why You Should Open a Wealth Management Account in Singapore

Where you choose to open a wealth management account plays a big part in determining the performance of your financial portfolio. Choosing the...


02 Nov 2018 - How to manage your finances as an expat relocating

As an expat relocating to a new country, the move can be both exciting and challenging at the same time. Regardless whether you are relocating as...




   

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Re: Buying fish in Singapore

Today I went and bought a whole Batang(spanish mackerel) from the wet market. It weighed slightly more than 1kg, the price was $12 per kg and the whole fish cost $14. Batang is a very good fish for Indian style cooking.

Actually we dont do the elaborate Indian curry on a regular basis, more of a .....

Posted in General Discussions

Re: Is it even worth living in SG anymore as a foreigner?

I would never live in a condo. Atleast in HDB people seem a bit more real. They go to the wet market and fair price themselves. In HDB lift, I have mostly seen people who are acknowledged my presence. In a condo setting, they would treat me as if I am invisible.

Today I struck a conversation with .....

Posted in General Discussions

Re: Best gym for working adults

Anyone visits Virgin Active? I like the decor..the vibes it gives, clean and modern.

Posted in Beauty, Health & Fitness