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21 Reasons Why You Should Choose to Work In Singapore

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A beautiful night photo of Singapore; one reason why you should choose to work in Singapore.

Singapore is home to thousands of international businesses, and their employees – should you think about making the move? At the heart of southeast Asia, Singapore stands as one of the world’s most glamorous business destinations: a thriving commercial hub with a favorable operating environment – and a valuable gateway to the APAC region. But… Read More >>

Living in Cambodia: Pros and Cons

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You can experience beautiful islands like this one, Koh Rong, when living in Cambodia. Long tail boats are docked along the beach; backdrop of lush forestry.

Ever since Thailand has started getting tough on visas, more and more expats have considered living in Cambodia. The convenience is definitely there: Cambodia is an earshot away from Thailand, so you can easily visit your old stomping grounds in Bangkok or elsewhere. There is also a certain romantic appeal to the kingdom; Cambodia is rapidly… Read More >>

Can I Live In Thailand On A Tourist Visa?

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Thai tourist visa stamp in a passport.

Many expats in Thailand fear the ever-changing tourist visa rules and the narrowing corridor of long-term stay in the kingdom. I’ll firstly say that this article is mostly an opinion piece, but it is also based on my experience and those of close friends who have had similar experiences. I have lived here for nearly two… Read More >>

What’s Expat Life in Chiang Mai Like?

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Bustling expat life in Chiang Mai's walking street. It is packed with tourists and expats alike shopping for goods.

“You’re still in Thailand?” is a question I get asked all the time when I go back home to visit friends and family. Most don’t realize how long I’ve been an expat abroad–and the next questions invariably center around expat life in Chiang Mai and what living in the North of Thailand is like. Pointblank: I… Read More >>

7 Top Ways To Blow Money in Southeast Asia

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No matter how much inflation hurts prices in Southeast Asia, the area steadfastly remains one of the cheapest expat destinations in the world. Even as rents in larger cities like Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City swell, those in neighboring towns–even nearby neighborhood–remain affordable. You’ll always find ways to save money, but you’ll also find an… Read More >>

What Is The Cost of Living in Pattaya?

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Pattaya Beach Road during the day time. Palm trees line the road and the beach runs parallel.

After three months of hard work, I decided to reward myself and took my girlfriend with me to Pattaya for a week’s vacation. Over the years, Pattaya has been a choice getaway because it’s both easy to get to, and cheap. For those of you who haven’t been there yet, the cost of living in Pattaya… Read More >>