Will relocate from Europe to SG this summer. What are the preferred areas to live (age: 33yrs)? Also, any recommendations for a website to search for a place / shared apartment (like craigslist)? Thank you!

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Ooooh welcome! Singaporean here living overseas, and I go back for a couple weeks at a time. My favourite neighbourhoods are
- Tanjong Pagar
- Marine Parade (near the water)
- Tiong Bahru (this is a bit niche/hipster)

You may hear other expats talk about living in Orchard or Marina Bay area but IMO those areas are overrated!


Not personally a fan of Sentosa, too inaccessible if you don’t drive, and I don’t think it’d be easy to get taxis either. Harbourfront on the mainland is not too bad, especially if you work at the mapletree complex. Huge mall, good connections, etc


Hi, are they letting people into the country atm i.e. are there any restrictions in terms of relocating to Singapore long-term due to COVID-19? Any limits on employment passes etc.? Thanks!

Believe most non-residents still cannot enter but you should look on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website to confirm. Even if you enter there’ll be a 2-week quarantine.

Have also heard that employment passes are hard to come by these days but no actual fata on my end


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