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CultureShock! Singapore by Kelly Jackson-Nash

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CHAPTER 5

PRACTICALITIES

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‘Move to a new country and you quickly see that visiting a place as a tourist, and actually moving there for good, are two very different things.’

— Tahir Shah, Travels With Myself

 

 

In the months before you depart for Singapore, you will spend a great deal of dismantling all the infrastructure of your life. You will spend countless hours sorting and culling your possessions, disconnecting utilities, writing lists and crossing them off, selling your car and the like as you prepare to leave one country for another. It’s always a good idea to enjoy the flight(s) between countries as much as you possibly can; once ...

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