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Everyday Living

Singapore

Everyday Living

Everyday LivingExploreNeighbourhoodsTransportationWork
2018-10-30

Why Singapore buses are more than just public transportation

So it's 8am, Monday morning. You've skipped breakfast and your shoes are scuffed. Your pressed shirt starts to soak up the perspiration brought upon by the wonderful weather we have…
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Activities and EventsEveryday LivingExplore
2018-10-19

The one season Singapore, all year-round.

Tropical Singapore sees endless summers and is hardly associated with the changing of seasons. The ever-present sun only ever makes way for rain. However, roughly once every year, the green…
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Everyday LivingWork
2018-10-12

Troubles of the lonely expat.

The trip over to a new country is often dressed with exciting opportunities and new challenges. Usually poised as a positive outlook on a new journey, many stray away from…
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Beauty, Fitness and HealthEveryday Living
2018-09-19

Quick stress relief by engaging your 5 senses

Too many things to do, too little time. We all love a relaxing visit to the spa, spend some time at the movies or get through a few rounds of…
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Everyday LivingFood and Drinks
2018-09-06

3 unique chill-out spots near Club Street

Welcome to Club Street. Now that we’re managing the Clubhouse Serviced Residences along Club Street, we’ve had the chance to go on walks to check out the bars and restaurants…
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Everyday LivingFood and Drinks
2018-08-25

5 easy breakfasts you can make in your serviced apartment.

You just need something quick, easy, and can last you through the morning. If you’re not a morning person, we could all agree that getting up earlier to make a…
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Everyday LivingWorkWork Smart
2018-08-16

3 productivity lessons I learnt from our Housekeeping team

Written by Riley Heng, Head of Marketing at MetroResidencesFun fact: Every employee at MetroResidences is required to tag along with the housekeeping and partake in housekeeping duties, as part of…
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Everyday LivingExploreNeighbourhoodsShopping
2018-08-14

Singapore’s wet market survival guide

You would not have experienced the full spectrum of the Singaporean culture if you have never been to a wet market. More than just a place to get the freshest…
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Everyday LivingMedical Care
2018-07-12

5 Home Remedies to Boost Your Immune System

The stress from work and living in a foreign environment may lead to the weakening of the immune system, making one more susceptible to infections and catching the cold bug.…
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EducationEveryday Living
2018-07-02

Recommended reads for any expat in Singapore

One’s never too busy to make time for a quick read before bedtime or during the commute to work. Whether you’re an avid reader or not, make room on your…
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EducationEveryday Living
2018-05-14

Get schooled for school: The Singapore education system.

So you’re settled in: you’ve got your job, your serviced apartment and your kids all here in one piece. Now the next step’s getting everyone’s life started. After-work for you…
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Everyday Living
2018-05-08

A bunch of quick-fire tips & tricks of the Singaporean life

Yes, right from the taps of your serviced apartments. Singapore's tap water comes from four sources - the water from the local catchment, imported water (bought mainly from Malaysia), NEWater…
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Everyday Living
2018-05-04

The best cure for the homesick expat

Homesickness is not so much a culture shock, or hatred for your newly found troubles whilst travelling for business. It’s about missing your life back at home. As much as…
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Everyday Living
2018-04-19

Grocery Shopping 3: Frugal Shopping Warrior

We too, never thought we’d hit 3 parts solely to grocery shopping. However, we are as dedicated to expat living as we are to the serviced apartments you live in.…
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Everyday Living
2018-03-26

For the expat in Singapore on a shoestring budget

Singapore has been named the world’s most expensive city for expats for 5 years in a row according to the EIU (Economist Intelligence Unit). With everything from cars to groceries…
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Everyday LivingTransportation
2018-03-13

Sick of the train breakdowns? Get behind the wheel with a rented car

The efficiency of the Singapore public transportation is great - when it's working efficiently. No one wants to squeeze with hundreds of others in shuttle buses just to get home…
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