Singapore Expats Forum

Search found 101 matches

by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: help with language
Replies: 1
Views: 762

Re: help with language

did u try searching duolingo on your app store or google play store?
its for learning languages
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Good Coffee in Singapore?
Replies: 95
Views: 39026

Re: Good Coffee in Singapore?

do u guys brew coffee at home?
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Anyone knows any platform to get free stuff? Im in need of some items because I just had a newborn.
Replies: 5
Views: 1036

Re: Anyone knows any platform to get free stuff? Im in need of some items because I just had a newborn.

Search for FREEGAN in facebook for freegan groups.
u can search for OLIO in ur app store or google play store.
its an app to distribute free food, but there are non-food freebies inside too
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Would like your opinion on to retire or not
Replies: 9
Views: 1412

Re: Would like your opinion on to retire or not

You should research "FIRE" (financial independance retire early). there are some good subreddits on it. I love FIRE. yeah man, reddits has many good quality threads on FIRE (and many non good threads too) i wonder if FIRE can be achieve easily in singapore. food is relatively cheap here but housing...
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: I am looking for an effective image search tool
Replies: 4
Views: 1578

Re: I am looking for an effective image search tool

itsmewhiteney wrote: The google image search and tinEye were not effective.
i am surprised by this.
Google image search works very effectively for me....
by archcherub
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Pest control
Replies: 25
Views: 22163

Re: Pest control

i actually googled for cat pest control and got here :D
was wondering if can train cats to kill bugs for me. too many insects at home
by archcherub
Fri, 24 May 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Using IPad, Tablet as a learning material
Replies: 5
Views: 2117

Re: Using IPad, Tablet as a learning material

Experts usually recommend no device usage before 2 years old. Even after that, recommended daily usage is about 30mins. yes, pls restrict screen time for your kids. i am trying to get the kid out to play more with legos, magnetic blocks, flash cards, models that let him experiment more rather than ...
by archcherub
Fri, 24 May 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Parenting, Family & Schools
Topic: Pram/buggy in Singapore
Replies: 10
Views: 9248

Re: Pram/buggy in Singapore

does anyone have any suggestions on good baby sling wrap or ring sling? wanted to order my favorite from amazon but the shipping is not worth it.
went to the local shops and not what I am expecting. appreciate if there are recommendations
by archcherub
Fri, 24 May 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How do you'll find Decathlon Hiking brand?
Replies: 5
Views: 1488

Re: How do you'll find Decathlon Hiking brand?

just came back from maldives! pleased with the decathalon snorkeling fins and masks.
they work well despite the lower price tag.
i was worried that they will be bad because its cheaper lol
by archcherub
Fri, 24 May 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Insurance
Topic: Home Contents Insurance
Replies: 13
Views: 27086

Re: Home Contents Insurance

You can probably get one for about $2xx-$3xx/year. 2. Insurer won't stop you from buying low cover, but there is a clause called Average Clause - property worth $1m but you bought $500k cover? Then your payout will be in that proportion as well Cheers! wow. i never thought of this. I thought you wi...
by archcherub
Fri, 24 May 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Transferwise do cheap transfers but more important can provide US, UK and Aus bank accounts
Replies: 27
Views: 4667

Re: Transferwise do cheap transfers but more important can provide US, UK and Aus bank accounts

but sharing my experience. i am using interactive brokers (since i have my USA bank and SG bank account linked to it) as a way of transfering cash back to USA.

its not designed to transfer money, so its a little tedious and lengthy, but the savings is good. just FYI
by archcherub
Tue, 07 May 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: Who wan to buy this lobster/crayfish
Replies: 10
Views: 1800

Re: Who wan to buy this lobster/crayfish

this looks like a prawn with claws lol
by archcherub
Tue, 07 May 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: Switching White Rice to Quinoa
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Re: Switching White Rice to Quinoa

me! i been adding chia seeds to my drinks, and quinoa for my meals. cook it well and it gets fluffy. to be honest i like quinoa a lot more than chiaseed. though for those asian dishes like curries and gravies, quinoa is not as tasty as rice. but on its own, i feel quinoa can be delicious. u can try ...
by archcherub
Tue, 07 May 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Beauty, Health & Fitness
Topic: ladies problem
Replies: 3
Views: 3316

Re: ladies problem

as all the forumers have advised, seek medical professional help so that you won't worry in the future.
good luck!
by archcherub
Tue, 07 May 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Transferwise do cheap transfers but more important can provide US, UK and Aus bank accounts
Replies: 27
Views: 4667

Re: Transferwise do cheap transfers but more important can provide US, UK and Aus bank accounts

i transfer frequently to USA, the rates are really good.
low fees and very transparent.
been comparing transferwise with other services, and DBS remit.

transferwise still win for my conversion

Go to advanced search

cron