Living in Singapore 14th Edition

WEB-The-Big-MoveChapter 1: The Big Move
By Glenn van Zutphen

The past decade of change in Singapore has been phenomenal. From a rather square and uptight place to one that now boasts casinos, high-end celebrity chef restaurants, flashy clubs, global music and sports events, upscale shopping and countless indoor and outdoor activities, the new Singapore is one that you will enjoy.

In addition to being at the top of global surveys of best places for expats to live, this region is extremely diverse and the most dynamic anywhere in the world. Singapore’s excellent air, rail and highway links lead to a lifestyle that can be both personally and professionally satisfying, whether you’re single, a student, a trailing spouse, young couple or an established family with kids. But this high-end place comes at a price: a 2016 survey found that for the third year in a row, Singapore is the most expensive city in which to live for expats, having jumped 96 places on that list in the past decade! Buy this chapter.