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Pros and Cons of Living in Singapore

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Mar 04, 2023

Summary: The pros of living in Singapore include its excellent infrastructure, high quality of life, and low crime rate. Singapore is also a great place to do business, with a strong economy and a business-friendly environment. Additionally, Singapore is a culturally diverse and vibrant city, with a wide variety of attractions and activities to enjoy. The cons of living in Singapore include its high cost of living, which can be prohibitive for some people. Additionally, Singapore is a small country with limited space, so it can be difficult to find affordable housing. Furthermore, Singapore has strict laws and regulations, which can be difficult to navigate for newcomers.

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What are the pros and cons of living in Singapore?

Expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Singapore responded:

"Expats and digital nomads often appreciate Singapore's high quality of life, excellent infrastructure, and low crime rate. They also enjoy the city's diverse culture, vibrant nightlife, and wide range of international cuisines. On the other hand, some expats and digital nomads may find Singapore's high cost of living and strict laws and regulations to be a challenge. Additionally, the city's hot and humid climate can be a deterrent for some," explained one expat living in Singapore.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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