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Author Gargiulo, Jennifer.

Title Diary of an Expat in Singapore.

Publication Info. Singapore : Marshall Cavendish, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (204 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Signs you're an expat mom in Singapore; 2. Signs you're an expat dad in Singapore; 3. Signs you're an expat kid in Singapore; 4. Politically incorrect expat profiling; 5. Stuff first-time visitors to Singapore say; 6. Signs you're in a taxi in Singapore; 7. Signs you're at a Starbucks in Singapore; 8. Stuff expat moms in Singapore say; 9. More stuff expat moms in Singapore say; 10. Signs you may have overstayed; 11. More signs you may have overstayed; 12. Uniquely Singapore (Part 1); 13. Uniquely Singapore (Part 2).
14. Do's and don'ts when you're a kid in the Maldives15. Signs you're at a hair salon in Singapore; 16. Things I do instead of working on my book; 17. Signs you're living in a condo in Singapore; 18. Signs you're at a nail salon in Singapore; 19. Signs you're not slumming it in Singapore; 20. Life according to Eliot (expat child, age 5); 21. Stereotypes about Singapore that are actually true; 22. A day in the life of an expat in Singapore; 23. Favourite landmarks in Singapore; 24. Signs your kids need a Chinese tutor; 25. Things my mom told the kids (which she didn't really have to).
26. Things an expat kid wants to do instead of swimming at 7 a.m. on a Saturday27. Signs you're an expat spending Christmas in Singapore; 28. Fun things to do with kids during the holidays in Singapore; 29. Signs you're at an international school; 30. Stuff expats in Singapore like; 31. More stuff expats like; 32. Stuff posh expats in Singapore like; 33. Random things I learned living in Singapore; 34. If 'Downton Abbey' were set in Singapore; 35. Signs you're at Changi Airport; 36. Signs you're homesick; 37. Signs you're about to travel home; 38. Signs you're an expat studying Chinese.
39. Parents' coffee morning Singapore-style40. In transit: 24 hours in Singapore; 41. Signs you're at a grocery store in Singapore; 42. Stuff expats find somewhat disconcerting about Singapore; 43. Signs there's a hazardous haze in Singapore; 44. Expat's Bucket List; About the author.
Summary This hilarious new book records the tongue-in-cheek journey of an expat in Singapore, told through vignettes, snapshots and Top 10 lists: ""10 sure signs you're in a Singapore taxi""; ""Things first-time visitors to Singapore say""; ""10 signs you've overstayed""; ""Politically-incorrect expat profiling by nationality""; and many more. Based on the author Jennifer Gargiulo's popular blog of the same name, Diary of an Expat in Singapore packs in a wealth of quirky observations, witty one-liners, and laugh-out-loud misunderstandings as the author tries to adjust to life in a strange new land and.
Note Print version record.
Language In English.
Subject Gargiulo, Jennifer -- Anecdotes.
Noncitizens -- Singapore -- Anecdotes.
Intercultural communication -- Singapore.
Singapore -- Social life and customs -- Humor.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Gargiulo, Jennifer. Diary of an Expat in Singapore. Singapore : Marshall Cavendish, ©2013 9789814408578
ISBN 9789814408578 (ebook)
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