9 Things We Love About Singapore

When we arrived in Singapore the immigration counters were giving out free sweets. We’ve never seen that before and it was such a contrast to the usual surly welcome that we knew we were somewhere different. Singapore is unlike anywhere else in Southeast Asia—clean, efficient, and wealthy. Some say it’s boring; we say it’s easy, and all travellers need easy from time to time.

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How to Buy Travel Insurance When You Are Already Travelling

Travel insurance is a tricky issue for digital nomads. We started out with a one year backpacker travel insurance policy like many round the world travellers, but unlike them, after a year we carried on travelling. We discovered that we couldn’t extend our policy and all the new policies we looked at required us to be living in the UK at the time of purchase. We didn’t know what to do and went uninsured for months—not a good idea. If we’d had a medical emergency and needed to return to the UK for treatment it would have cost us thousands.

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