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There are over 70 international schools in Singapore and finding the right one for your children can be a nightmare. The fabulous team over at Honeykids Asia have just launched a comprehensive schools selector to help us expats.

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10 go-to sites for expats in Singapore

by admin on September 25, 2014

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If you’re a newbie to Singapore and are feeling lost or overwhelmed, or even if you’re an expat who’s been here a while, here are some awesome sites you should know about that will make your life a whole lot easier.

  • Expat Food Hall – Next time you are craving Kraft peanut butter, Violet Crumble, Irn Bru or other favourites from your home country, head over to this site and you can stock up! [click to continue…]

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Ahh Capella! Luxe tropical living in Singapore

September 9, 2014

I was recently invited to experience The Club at Capella Singapore on Sentosa. These are luxury serviced apartments for people who wish to stay in Singapore for more than just a holiday. Guests are usually expats just arriving and needing a temporary base or who are soon departing and need somewhere to live until they […]

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Saving sea turtles in Bali’s party town

September 6, 2014

If there’s one thing I’ve always wanted to do, it’s help release baby turtles into the sea. Thanks to a tip from a family we met in Ubud in Bali a couple of weeks ago, I was able to tick it off my bucket list. The location: Kuta Beach (yes that’s right!)

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The battle of the islands: Tioman, Rawa, Batu Batu, Besar or Sibu

September 4, 2014

    Planning a family weekend away from Singapore has suddenly got a whole lot easier. Next time want to book a break but don’t want to get on a plane, then check out this chart put together by the lovely people at Tripinasia.com. It compares Tioman, Rawa, Batu Batu, Besar and Sibu – all family-friendly […]

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Fantasia by Escriba: a real life Willy Wonka’s Chocholate Factory

August 22, 2014

What child hasn’t dreamed of stepping into a real life Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory? Roald Dahl’s world-famous book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, has made many a child all over the world drool at the thought of sailing down rivers of liquid chocolate and eating candy fruit from trees. Yesterday I was lucky enough to get […]

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Where to get a British education abroad

August 6, 2014

To some expat parents it’s very important for their kids to go to a school that follows the British curriculum especially if they know they’ll be heading back home at some point. It means their children should adjust back into the British system much more easily and hopefully avoid extra tuition. To others its important […]

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Where else in the world can you ask this question…?

July 31, 2014

Where else in the world can you ask this question (it was just posted on the Singapore Expat Wives Facebook group)? “My two girls aged 22 and 18 are flying over on Saturday. What are some good safe night clubs in Singapore?” And get this answer “All clubs in Singapore are safe.” Love raising my […]

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Living in Sin

July 11, 2014

                    The 13th edition of Living in Singapore has just been published. Produced by the American Association of Singapore, this is an excellent go to guide not only for anyone moving to Singapore but also for expats already living there (not just the American ones). Living […]

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WIN tickets to Round the Moon, Blue the Sky

June 28, 2014

                    Why is the moon round? Why are there so many colours and shapes in the world? Come, journey with Smallest Dragon as she goes in search of answers in a magical, whimsical and colourful world. Round the Moon, Blue the Sky is a fast-paced, lively and physical […]

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