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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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Staying, Living in Singapore


19 Feb 2020 - Amazing cuisines to sink your teeth into

When dining in Singapore—a multicultural city with four main ethnic groups and a large community of foreigners—the rules of etiquette...


25 Sep 2019 - Dealing with Common Household Pests

Living in a tropical garden city, you may encounter more pests in your house than you had before. In cold climates, many insects are less active,...


18 Sep 2019 - Top Five Shopping Destinations in Singapore

Singapore is a metropolis of epic proportions and a great place to live for any expat. It has so much to see and do that if you plan accordingly,...


09 Sep 2019 - Non-tourist places to visit in Singapore

From futuristic Supertrees to the Marina Bay Sands hotel, Singapore’s top attractions rank among the world’s most iconic sights. Some...


30 Jun 2019 - Exploring Singapore on Foot

With a reliable, extensive and efficient public transportation system here in Singapore, many locals are extremely used to relying on the bus or...


12 Jun 2019 - 5 Things You Can Find in SingaporeExpats.com

Are you an expat in Singapore? Here's some great news for you: Everything you need is right within your fingertips. With www.singaporeexpats.com,...


28 Feb 2019 - How You Can Make Your Loved One’s Visit To Singapore One To Remember

We can gain experience from many different things in life, from school and work to falling in love and raising a family, but one of the best...


03 Oct 2018 - 7 Quirky Customs Unique to Singapore

Many travellers do their homework on the country they wish to visit beforehand. Places to visit, food to try and unique experiences. But, savvy...


02 Aug 2018 - Keeping Your Family Safe from Mosquitoes

Ever since the first case of Zika broke out in Singapore, the threat posed by mosquitoes has never seemed quite as daunting. Dengue had seemed bad...


26 Jul 2018 - Living as an International Student in Singapore - The Frugal Way

Singapore is an incredible city. Metropolitan and vibrant, people from all around the world try to make it their home. Situated in South-East Asia,...


17 May 2018 - Ordering Kopi in Singapore

Despite the country’s British colonial roots and the Chinese population majority, coffee is the drink of choice for many here in Singapore...


28 Mar 2018 - Public Transportation in Singapore (Taxi)

In Singapore where many locals have made it into a lifelong game to source for all that is cheap and good, there is one thing that almost never...


14 Mar 2018 - 4 Terrifying Asian Ghosts

Many Asian horror films have a way of getting under the skin that’s unmatched by their Western counterparts. Ju-On made us afraid of our...


07 Mar 2018 - Why do they love me? Avoiding mosquitoes in Singapore

Zika, malaria, dengue… All around you, these dreadful diseases seem to buzz in the air even as you frantically swat at a mosquito. The odds...


15 Feb 2018 - Eight Must-Try Chinese New Year Goodies

As the fifteen-day celebration of the Lunar New Year looms close, festive goodies are beginning to pile up in the average Chinese home till the...


06 Feb 2018 - A Guide To The Most Accessible Attractions In Singapore

Singapore capitalises on its melting pot of cultures, and as a result of this, many expats have relocated to the city in order to enjoy what is...


02 Feb 2018 - Five Lunar New Year Traditions

In Singapore, where the population remains predominantly Chinese, the Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival in China, is easily one of...


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...


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:...




   

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