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2014 HSBC Expat Explorer Survey results released

Survey Results: 2014 HSBC Expat Explorer Yesterday HSBC released the results of their 7th Expat Explorer Survey with the responses of over 9000 expatriates…. Read More

Top 10 Tips for Settling in Singapore for Expats

Having lived in various parts of the UK my whole life, the beginning of the year saw me move to Singapore to teach. I have lived in Lion City for ten months…. Read More

Expat Interview: Moving to Singapore at a Weeks Notice

Expat Interview: Moving to Singapore at a Weeks Notice Today we meet Lauren, a 25-year-old Brit who decided to move to Singapore to work at a week’s…. Read More

An Expat’s Guide to Ramadan 2013

It’s that special time of year once again when many areas of the world celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan 2013 begins in the evening of Monday…. Read More

You know you have lived in Singapore too long when

You no longer use terms like “no, that’s not possible,” “I can’t,” “I won’t be able to do that” or “it cannot be done”, you simply say “cannot” and may occasionally…. Read More

Expat Book Review: Many Ships, One Boat

Many Ships, One Boat – Singapore Expat Tales and Tips, edited by Madanmohan Rao is a compilation of stories written by expatriates who live in Singapore…. Read More

Expat Interview: Here We Are and There We Go

Today we meet Jil Dobbe, a serial expatriate whose teaching has taken her off the beaten track to some amazing expatriate destinations throughout the world…. Read More

7 Great Singapore Expat Bloggers to Follow in 2013

Although expatriate blogs won’t tell you everything you need to know about relocating to a new country, they can be great at giving you insights into life in a new…. Read More

[Infographic] The Best Places to Live and Work in 2012

In a recent survey that was published as part of the Expat Explorer series, HSBC revealed the 10 best to live and work in for 2012: Singapore, Hong Kong…. Read More

7 Places You Can Earn a Degree Without Having to Sell Your Grandmother

This week 24/7 Wall Street published an article that revealed the 10 Most Educated Countries in the World, in which they detailed the most educated populations…. Read More

Where in the World do Expats Earn the Most Money

Last year’s HSBC Expat Explorer survey gave us great insights into many key issues impacting expatriates throughout the world. As key economies continue to live…. Read More

Five Reasons Why Expats Flock to Singapore

Singapore has earned itself a reputation for being somewhat soulless yet, despite this, countless expatriates have moved to the city only to find that it ticks all the…. Read More

10 Free Apps for Expats Living in Singapore

If you’re an expatriate living in Singapore or are planning on relocating to this island state in the near future then these 10 great Singapore apps will be of immense…. Read More

9 Expat Rules For Living in Asia

Thinking of moving to Asia? Here’s 9 basic rules that you should master before you go. *Disclaimer: This is proposed as a light-hearted, fun article and is not…. Read More

Eternal Migration of a Spotless Housewife: Singapore Wildlife

One of the things that is taking me some time to get used to here is Singapore wildlife. Unidentified flying things, unidentified crawling things and unidentified…. Read More

Eternal migration of a spotless housewife: Glossary of expat names

Glossary of expat names : An expat by any other name? This week I was called an “Ang Mo” by one of my Singaporean friends: “Hey Ang Mo, your husband…. Read More

Eternal migration of a spotless housewife: Driving in Singapore

Back in February, after a few weeks of living here, my husband and I decided for driving in Singapore, we needed a car. In Hong Kong it never crossed our…. Read More

Eternal Migration of a Spotless Housewife : Expat Child Syndrome

Forget trailing spouse syndrome, there’s a new paradoxical psychological phenomenon that I have been hearing a lot about recently. It’s called expat child…. Read More

Eternal migration of a spotless housewife: Singapore myths dispelled part 2

Singapore myths dispelled- part two Last week I started on my two-part information share tirade about people’s preconceptions and Singapore myths…. Read More

Eternal migration of a spotless housewife: Singapore myths dispelled part 1

The more astute readers amongst you may notice that I have changed the name of my blog. Although I am still a Tai Tai in the eyes of the Chinese, there are many….. Read More

The Hunt for the Perfect Singapore Apartment

For the majority of expatriates & global nomads the first thing on their list of things to do when they finally arrive in their host country is to find somewhere to…. Read More

Adventures of a Tai Tai: Lessons I have learned

Adventures of a Tai Tai : Lessons I have learned So life is pretty much back to normal here in Singapore. My husband has started his new job and I am fully back…. Read More