Why I live in Singapore


There are many other reasons like political stability, infrastructure, quality medical care, affordable help, food, multicultural et al, but I thought I'd compare with those just those arguably more basic needs above.


It doesn't feel that safe at night, though the police are rather good.

South Africa

You can drink South African tap water, but it can be severely limited. Taxes might be considered low, but if you're an earner and you don't even live in South Africa, they are looking to steal money from you.

European Union

Fast internet only in cities. Politically it feels surprisingly unstable. It's not very easy to invest in Europe thanks to its bureaucracy and protectionism. In many places, they don't seem that keen on immigration, but to its credit free movement of people within the EU is great.


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