THE PROS AND CONS OF SINGAPORE
Our panel members list the things they love most about life here – and the things they could frankly do with less of!
You get to make so many new friendships
There’s an amazing mix of cultures
You can reinvent yourself any way that you want
It’s safe, and everywhere is immaculate
There are lots of themed parties, functions and balls to attend
Changi Airport is a dream to travel through!
It’s a great place to start your own business
It’s a fantastic environment for children to grow up in The public transport is great There’s a nice charitable focus in the expat community
The local food is delicious and cheap
It’s a good base for exploring the rest of Asia
It’s hard to say goodbye to friends that move away
You can’t see family all the time
Some services are more expensive here
Customer service can be frustrating, but you do get used to it!
Medical facilities are expensive, though they are top-notch
Western-style food can be very expensive
Frizzy hair is a common complaint The cost of living is high Overuse of single-use plastics is a big thing
It’s difficult to get into local schools if you’re not PR Alcohol is expensive The humidity can get overbearing sometimes