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Posts by Shem B

How to Get a Job in Singapore

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Getting a job in Singapore is the same as trying to get a job in other countries. It’s a combination of factors.Moving countries is hectic enough, more so if you’re the trailing partner and you find yourself in the position of looking for a job.  First things first, though, you need to make sure you…

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7 Things to Know when Moving Condos in Singapore

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Yes, you read that right. We moved condos in Singapore. Part of expat life is that you will find yourself moving condos every one to two years unless you and your landlords are perfectly happy to have a long-term contract. We liked our first condo. It was small, just 764 sq feet but it had…

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Sachiyo – Songs from the Heart

Singer-composer Sachiyo

Sachiyo’s Concert – A Song of Life Home – I didn’t understand the words Sachiyo was singing but I understood the emotion. It was a re-arranged Japanese version of the song commissioned for Singapore’s National Day sung for the first time at the Esplanade Recital Studio. When I first heard “Home”, it was during the…

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Singapore Street Festival 2018 is On!

Singapore Street Festival logo

Last night at Bugis+ Atrium, I attended the launch of the Singapore Street Festival 2018, a yearly community project founded in 2002 by Ms Annie Pek. This year’s theme was YOUTHNIVERSE, focusing on the multipotential global youth.  “Singapore Street Festival (SSF) is a yearly event offering the opportunity for youth to showcase their diverse talents, skills and…

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How to Travel around Medan and Lake Toba and Not Lose your Mind

Medan and Lake Toba Ah, Indonesia. Though we’ve lived for nearly a decade in Australia, we’ve never once set foot in Indonesia. Truth be told, we didn’t see the appeal of Bali due to it’s party reputation. But if fate wants you to go somewhere, you go. That’s when we ended up in Medan and,…

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