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Expat Guide to Living in Singapore

Whether you're already living in Singapore or preparing to move to Singapore, our Expat Guide to Living in Singapore offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Singapore. For answers to specific questions, visit our Singapore Forum to talk with expats in Singapore.

10 Tax Tips for Expats in Singapore

Expats in Singapore should prepare for a complicated tax system their relocation. Here are 10 tips to help expats manage this critical aspect of their finances abroad.

10 Tips for Living in Singapore

Expats love that Singapore has dozens of expat clubs and associations, wonderful international schools and incredible nightlife. These factors definitely help to make up for the high cost of living and relentless heat and humidity.

International Schools in Singapore

There are numerous international schools in Singapore. This article highlights some of our members' recommendations.

Living in Singapore: Escaping the Singapore Squeeze

Expats often complain that Singapore feels overcrowded. Real Estate expert and expat, Bryan Norman, offers great getaways ideas -- from enjoying the peace and quiet of the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve to jungle-trekking in Malaysia.

Culture Shock in Singapore, Singapore

An American woman who lived in Singapore for about 7 months loved the people, the lifestyle, the safety and the fresh, wholesome food. Her biggest challenges were the heat, the humidity and the lack of air conditioning.

More Culture Shock Reports for Singapore

Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Singapore handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Singapore:
Submit a Culture Shock Report

More Living in Singapore Reports

What are people's priorities in Singapore - work? family? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Singapore:
Submit a Living Overseas Report

More Moving to Singapore Reports

What should you take with you when you move to Singapore? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Singapore? Below are some of the responses from expats in Singapore:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report

Dream vs. Reality Report

Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Singapore. If you are already living in Singapore, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.

Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report

Overseas Retirement Report

Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Singapore by taking our Overseas Retirement report.

Submit a Retire Abroad Report

Having a Baby Abroad Report

How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Singapore? Help other expats who are preparing to have a baby in Singapore by filling out our Having a Baby Abroad Report.

Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report

Working Abroad Report

What's it like to find a job in Singapore? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Singapore? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.

Submit a Working Abroad Report
Additional Articles
Property in Singapore: Top Tips for Moving House in Singapore

Singapore Expat, Kay Vasey, shares her top tips for finding the right property in Singapore and moving house in Singapore.

Everything You Need For The Perfect Christmas In Singapore (Real Trees, Turkeys, Stollen etc)

With Christmas fast approaching, blogger AngryAngMo offers last minute advice for where to buy Christmas trees, Stollen, cookie cutters and more.

Tips on Employing Domestic Helpers in Asia

Your feelings about hiring domestic help while living in Asia will range from guilt about having someone ironing your underwear to being deprived of the love and attention of your children. Many Southeast Asian countries show high figures of unemployment and you may not just feel privileged to have maids, but may even feel morally obligated to give work to these people.

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