Prawns are one of the cheapest dishes and fresh fish in plentiful at the market. He is a local with a long pony tail who speaks good English.
Don’t think you will be able to find “cheap” housing and pocket any difference in your allowance – not likely!
In fact you will probably end up paying in to make up the difference if you find a really good house, so prepare for that.
Please visit this site to clarify any information, check recruitment etc. If you are thinking of bringing some household goods, car etc, I can assist with a good company that does it at reasonable rates from the UK. NB- if you are bringing any foreign currency with you, especially Singapore $, ensure that all notes are in pristine condition. It is the only foreign bank here that seems to offer any decent services.
During your Orientation Course (OC) the representatives from HSBC will come and take all your details to open accounts here.
You may think that you are not sweating, but believe me, you are.
You lose tons of water and if you don’t replenish, you are in for tough times.
He will also do boat trips and deep sea excursions.
Electrical items are plentiful and cheap as most things come from Japan, China and Korea. Drink lots of water, especially in the first few weeks as you adapt.
You can find all the dope and usual facts on other sites, this is a practical informative site for those who want to come here to work and live.