Tag Archives: Insanely Expensive Countries

how does your garden grow?

One of the may reasons that I fell in love with our apartment is the lovely bit of balcony/deck that runs the length of our apartment.  Having even just a little outside space here means that we have space to … Continue reading

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house hunting international – part v, crazy expensive

Housing in Singapore is crazy expensive. The vast majority (about 85-95%) of Singaporeans live in HDB flats – public, residential housing developments.  HDB flats are in housing estates, which are like their own self-contained towns.  Each HDB area has its … Continue reading

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cultural differences – the job search

I came to Singapore without a job.  I came to Singapore with two weeks in which to complete the final edits and revisions on my dissertation.  I came to Singapore knowing that task #1 was going to be finding us a … Continue reading

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