France | Travel

Singaporean guide to becoming an au pair in France

These days, everyone dreams of living overseas. If you read TheSmartLocal’s article on 10 working holiday destinations for Singaporeans, you might notice the less known idea of living and working as an au pair in France. Even though the Singapore passport is ranked ‘most powerful’ in the world in terms of visa free travel, there […]

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Travel | Uzbekistan

Bizarre Bazaar

On a Sunday morning, I visited a massive and messy bazaar. The range of goods available is extensive; from bicycle tires to clothing, toiletries, enormous carpets, food, vintage stuff, hardware parts and furniture. As I walk about in the bazaar, people were smiling at me with their gold teeth, greeting me “konnichiwa”, leading me to […]

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Travel | Uzbekistan

Amazing Uzbek

Going to Uzbekistan is quite a challenging process but it is totally worth it. I had to leave Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, and go back to the city (Osh) where I came from and cross the border from there. The Kyrgyz are really friendly people who often looked out for me because I was […]

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